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Welcome to the 2021-22 School Year!

The Bellevue Public Schools Community News is a student-focused communication that is distributed monthly during the school year to our students, families, and staff across the District. The BPS Community News is designed to provide a one-stop shop for all BPS news, youth sports, activities, and happenings in and around the community. All advertisements promote activities and programs that provide a benefit or service to the students, families, and staff of the Bellevue Public School District.


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BPS LIED ACTIVITY CENTER

New Registration Process - Swim Lessons

The BPS Lied Activity Center is excited to now offer online registration for our 3 to 12 year-old swim lessons program. The registration period for each session is listed below. Once registration opens, you can easily register online using your smartphone by texting LACswim to 41444. By texting the number early, you can sign up for LAC updates.


You can also visit www.bellevuepublicschools.org home page to register under “Lied Activity Center - Registration Forms”.


When you register, you will be able to choose the time and date of the session you would like. Early sign up is encouraged to ensure your desired time is available. Payment is due at the time of registration, which can be conveniently paid online via the new online registration process.


Families may register in person at the Lied Activity Center; however, we encourage you to save time and utilize the new online registration system.


Fall Session 2 Registration Period October 11-24, 2021



Youth Swim Lessons (3-12 years old)

Learn to swim while having fun with our trained instructors. We offer Pre-school (3-4 years old only) and levels one through six at the Lied Activity Center. All our swim instructors are American Red Cross certified lifeguards.


Levels: Pre-school – Level 6

Cost: $60 members; $80 non-members


Mondays

Session 2: October 25, November 1, 8, 15, 29, and December 6, 13 (No class Nov. 22nd)


Classes:

6:00 – 6:25 p.m.

6:30 – 6:55 p.m.

7:00 – 7:25 p.m.

7:30 – 7:55 p.m.



Wednesdays

Session 1: October 27, November 3, 10, 17 and December 1, 8, 15 (No class Nov. 24th)


Classes:

6:00 – 6:25 p.m.

6:30 – 6:55 p.m.

7:00 – 7:25 p.m.

7:30 – 7:55 p.m.

Aqua Tots (Children 6 – 36 months)

This water experience is best for tots that are ready to explore the aqua environment and are ready to have fun in the pool with mom or dad. Skills, games and water safety activities are included. Swim diapers are required for those not potty trained.

The Lied Activity Center has partnered with the Bellevue Public Schools Foundation to offer online registration and payment for AquaTots. You can easily register online using your smartphone by texting AquaTots to 41444.


You can also visit www.bellevuepublicschools.org home page to register under “Lied Activity Center - Registration Forms”.


Families may register in person at the Lied Activity Center; however, we encourage you to save time and utilize the new online registration system.


Cost: $45 members; $65 non-members


Saturdays: 9:30-10:00 a.m. or 10:00-10:30 a.m.

Session 1: August 28, and September 4, 11, 18, 25

Session 2: October 9, 16, 23, 30, and November 6

Session 3: November 20, 27, and December 4, 11, 18

LAC Youth Stroke Clinic


Location: BPS Lied Activity Center - Pool

Cost: $60 members; $80 non-members

Time: Tuesdays: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Dates: Session 1: August 31, and September 7, 14, 21, 28

Session 2: October 12, 19, 26, and November 2, 9

Session 3: November 23, 30, and December 7, 14, 21

Give your child a head start in competitive swimming by enrolling in our Stroke Clinic. This Stroke Clinic is designed for students who already have a solid foundation of the fundamentals of swimming and desire to learn more advanced swimming techniques. The classes put emphasis on proper technique over speed. Students will enhance their competitive strokes (freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly) with drills taught by our experienced instructors.


The Lied Activity Center has partnered with the Bellevue Public Schools Foundation to offer online registration and payment for Stroke Clinic. You can easily register online using your smartphone by texting StrokeClinic to 41444.


You can also visit www.bellevuepublicschools.org home page to register under “Lied Activity Center - Registration Forms”.


Families may register in person at the Lied Activity Center; however, we encourage you to save time and utilize the new online registration system.


In order to participate, students must meet 2 of the 3 following criteria:

● Must be able to swim 50 yards freestyle with rotary breathing continuously, without assistance

● Must be currently or previously enrolled in Level 5 or 6 swimming lessons

● Must be 11+ years old

Youth Activities

Stretch-n-Grow (Ages 2 -6 years old)

The Lied Activity Center has partnered with the Bellevue Public Schools Foundation to offer online registration and payment for Fitness/Dance Stars. You can easily register online using your smartphone by texting LACstars to 41444.


You can also visit www.bellevuepublicschools.org home page to register under “Lied Activity Center - Registration Forms”.


Families may register in person at the Lied Activity Center; however, we encourage you to save time and utilize the new online registration system.


Cost: $45 members; $65 non-members


Fitness Stars: Mondays 10:30-11:00am

It is a fun, action-packed fitness class where kids learn strength, endurance, flexibility, balance, and how healthy foods fuel their bodies. Watch your kids develop focus and gain self-control from physical activity that will help with school and sports readiness and skyrocket them to their next milestone… all while making friends and having FUN!

Session 2: October 4, 11, 18, 25 & November 1

Session 3: November 8, 15, 22, 29 & December 6


Dance Stars: Thursdays 10:30-11:00am

With Dance Stars, our dancers learn the fundamentals of ballet, jazz, and hip-hop while developing grace, coordination, balance, and poise. By inspiring a passion for dance, our imaginative and engaging classes will create twirling, self-expressive machines! PLUS – your families will get to experience a recital performance twice a year so they can see all that their dancer is learning.

Session 1: September 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30

Session 2: October 7, 14, 21, 28 & November 4

Session 3. November 11, 18 & December 2, 9, 16

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