Swim Lesson Scholarships

Valero Benicia Refinery and Benicia’s Drowning Prevention Foundation, in partnership with the City of Benicia, are offering scholarships to cover the cost of swim lessons to qualified Benicia families. Contact Eliot Palmer, Recreation Supervisor, for more information, or to discuss your desire to use scholarship funds to become water safe: 707-746-4772 The goal of the scholarship is to ensure that our community is water safe, and that individuals possess basic water safety/swim skills.

  • Available for use with beginning lessons
  • Maximum of TWO FREE SESSIONS of group lessons per swimmer - not for use with private lessons
  • Families must provide documentation of financial need, or apply for our income assistance program
Swim lessons fill quickly so contact Eliot before registration opens!

For information about group swim lessons, please visit Learn to Swim Programs