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Swim Lesson Scholarship

Lake Stevens School District wants to ensure equitable access to swimming lessons for all interested participants. The pool’s scholarship program, Swim Safe, has been created to help swimmers learn water safety at all age levels. Scholarships are available in honor of Lucas “Lukey” Salo, who lost his life in a pool drowning in 2015. Lukey was full of life and wonder, and he always had a magical smile. Lukey’s family wants to spread his light through the lives of future swimmers.

Request Process

To apply for a swimming lesson scholarship, please complete the following application and return it, along with supporting documentation, to the Lake Stevens School District Pool, 2908 113 Ave NE, 425-335-1526. Aquatics managers will review the requests and respond within five (5) business days.

Swimming Lesson Scholarship Form (PDF)

Qualification is based upon federal income eligibility guidelines and the National School Lunch and Breakfast program. To verify Free/Reduced Lunch Program Participation, applicants must obtain a copy of their verification letter from the Lake Stevens School District Nutrition Services Department, 425-335-1561. Scholarships are dependent on funding availability and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Scholarships are only available for group swimming lessons.
  • One scholarship per participant, per swimming lesson session may be awarded.
  • Lesson continuation will be considered for additional scholarship funding.
  • Scholarships are only available to Lake Stevens residents.