Palmdale Aquatics Division to provide program scholarships

PALMDALE – The City of Palmdale’s parks and recreation department’s aquatics division in association with the LA84 Foundation is offering aquatics program scholarships to qualifying applicants.

To qualify, individuals must be residents of the City of Palmdale and no older than 17 years of age. Full and partial scholarships will be awarded based on family size and income level. Scholarships are limited to one per season, per child. Individuals must submit an application two weeks prior to the course start date.

“We’re proud to be part of an exciting program like this that gives kids the opportunity to participate in programs that would otherwise be unavailable to them,” said Recreation Supervisor  Randy Autry.  “These scholarships can be used for swim lessons, swim team, water polo and adaptive aquatics. The adaptive program is offered at McAdam pool and is tailored to meet the needs of individuals with learning, physical and or mental disorders,” he said.

Application forms may be downloaded from the City’s Web site at or picked up at the parks and recreation office at 38260 10th St. E.  Office hours are Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

To receive an application by mail, please call 661-267-5611.

For more information about the scholarships and available aquatics programs, contact the parks and recreation office at 661-267-5611 or by email at

(Information via press release from the City of Palmdale.)