FARMINGTON — The Fitness and Recreation Center will offer free beginner swimming lessons through the Sumner P. Mills Scholarship Fund. Beginning swimmers, 4 years old through adult, will have the opportunity to gain life-saving skills through the American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program.

The center offers lessons to those ages 18 months and older. Group and private lessons are available. The program offers more lesson time options with several once-a-week lessons and three sessions of classes that meet two times per week for five weeks. Classes will begin Monday, Jan. 14, with the last session being Monday, April 8.

Registration for all sessions begins Thursday, Jan. 3. Lessons are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration forms must be submitted to the center either in person or through the mail. For more information, stop by the center or visit frc.umf. maine.edu.

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