Abnormally low temperatures and light rain that fell Thursday afternoon in Shawnee didn’t feel like the first day of summer, but the dank, wet weather conditions didn’t stop 26 children from enjoy a special swimming lesson at the Thomas A Aquatic Center Soetaert. Thursday’s lesson was going to take place
DANVILLE — Forty-two people of all ages took part in the world’s biggest swimming lesson Thursday at the Danville-area community center pool. Operations Manager Heather Laubach said the event is being held worldwide on the first day of summer. This is the sixth year that the Danville center has taken
Some Central Texas kids got to splash around and learn the basics of swimming Thursday morning at the world’s largest swimming lesson hosted by Hawaiian Falls Water Park in Waco. About 200 children were registered for the annual event, but only about 20 showed up on Thursday morning. Classes were
The summer heat means more kids in the pool, and the city of Orlando is promoting safe swimming by taking part in the world’s biggest swimming lesson on Thursday. The event is organized by an organization called Team WLSL, which holds the Guinness World Record for the largest simultaneous swimming
“It’s blue, it’s blue!” Those are the words that stick with 29-year-old Candace Thome when she learned that her almost 2-year-old brother, Brayv, fell into his family’s swimming pool in 2011. Brayv would not survive it. He had long hair “like a little surfer baby,” the Garden Grove woman recalled.
TAMPA – The world’s greatest swimming lesson is coming to Tampa this month. The event takes place around the world and over 41,000 swimmers from 27 countries participated in 2017. The purpose of the lesson is to provide children and parents with exposure to life-saving water safety techniques and to