Local swim school offering 6-month scholarships for low-income residents

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La Petite Baleen Swim Schools, which teaches kids to swim and has four Bay Area locations including one at 60 Fifth Ave. in Redwood City, is encouraging low income families to apply for 6-month scholarships with the swim program.

The program is accepting applications from now through April 30 for the July-December 2018 scholarship period.

Find the scholarship application and guidelines here. To qualify, family income must be less than $40,000 per year. Applicants are asked to hand deliver or email the application along with one of the following documents: copy of your most recent pay stub; copy of recent tax return; copy of federal lunch program card or federal food assistance voucher.