LARGO Ė The aquatics division of the city of Largo is offering a new season of water exercise for those suffering from arthritis. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m. to noon, at the Imperial Palms Apartments east clubhouse pool, 101 Imperial Palm Drive.
Classes began May 2. Dawn Lewellyn is the instructor, certified by the Arthritis Foundation. The classes are conducted in shallow water with a step entry and exit. No swimming skills are required, however, one should be comfortable in waist deep water. As with any exercise program, check with your doctor before starting. A lifeguard will be on duty during all class times.
Interested participants can try their first class for free. The monthly fee is $36 for residents and $45 for nonresidents. Each participant must also have a Largo Recreation Card. There is no drop-in fees or punch card access for this program.