The Rio Olympics are coming up, and if you’re planning on going, there are plenty of swimming lessons to be had in the Olympic Village.
While the venues are all open to the public, the Games’ organisers are keeping some things under wraps.
Rio Olympics swim lessons: A guide to swimming safely in the Games, from August 4-18, will be released on the Games website, and all swim lessons are free.
There are also three training sessions for Olympic-level athletes.
The only swim lesson to be released during the Games is for women, and the rest of the time you’ll be able to take part in a swim lesson from August 8 to August 17.
Here’s how to get your swimming lesson: Swim in the water on the main course on August 4.
Swimming at the Olympic village in the middle of the Olympic Park will start on August 18, with all lessons being open to anyone.
Follow the instructions on the official website, then follow the course along with the guidance from a swim instructor.
If you’re a newbie to the sport, you can start swimming lessons from August 17, with no cost to you.
You’ll need to show proof of your swimming experience.
To swim in the pool, swim in front of the swim coach.
It’s also important to follow all safety guidelines.
For example, there’s no swimming pool in the park, so make sure you have a swimsuit, a swim cap and swimsuit bottoms.
And be sure to get in touch with your swimming instructor before you start your session.