Click to enlarge Photo: Coney Island Three Cincinnati-area locations to take part in the world’s largest swimming lesson Three different swimming spots in the Cincinnati area are participating in the world’s largest swimming lesson. The World’s Biggest Swimming Lesson is a global event taking place on June 23 whereRead More →

Photo: City of Kamloops The city of Kamloops is considering creating its own swim lesson program after the Red Cross announced it would end its long-running program. During a February 8 full committee meeting, the mayor and council heard the Red Cross recently announce that swimming lessons were no longerRead More →

The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson, created by the World Waterpark Association in 2010, is a global public relations event supported by water facilities, water parks, swimming pools, swim schools, YMCAs, among others. The WLSL event serves as a platform to help the global aquatics industry work together to raise awarenessRead More →

With the closure of pools and sports facilities during the pandemic having significantly limited access to swimming lessons, the Y Victoria has launched “Destination Summer”, a water safety awareness campaign that emphasizes the importance of develop swimming skills in preparation for summer and after COVID lockdowns. Launched on November 1,Read More →

Parents and swim teachers in St George and Sutherland Shire have applauded the state government’s decision to provide $ 100 swimming learning vouchers to preschoolers. The program, which applies to children aged three to six, is similar to the successful Active Kids program. Ashlie Olson said having three children, agedRead More →

news, local news, swimming lessons, state government, alan anderson, children alive make the five The NSW State Government announced $ 100 vouchers for swimming lessons, available to children aged three to six. The vouchers follow the well-received Active Kids program to promote healthy lifestyles and exercise for children and families.Read More →

Young people learning to swim in Aberdeenshire will have the chance to make up for lost time with Live Life Aberdeenshire’s Learn to Swim program continuing throughout the summer. Normally, the Learn to Swim program only takes place during school term, with intensive courses offered at local swimming pools duringRead More →

City of Winnipeg is delaying enrollment in swimming lessons in anticipation of tighter COVID-19 restrictions. Registrations for swimming lessons via the city’s Leisure Guide were due to open next Tuesday, with lessons starting May 9. However, city officials felt it would be prudent to delay registration until they know whatRead More →

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., March 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The World Association of Water Parks officially opens registration for the 12th Biggest Swimming Lesson in the World ™ on Thursday, April 1. Host sites can celebrate April Pool Day by registering for this year’s Global Lesson at TheRead More →

With SwimSafer week starting today, Swim Australia is launching ‘Swim It Forward’, an initiative to get more at-risk children to take swimming lessons. Swim Australia is concerned about new research showing parents are putting their children at risk by not prioritizing swimming lessons. Commissioned by Swim Australia, the SwimSafer reportRead More →

GRAPHIC DISCLAIMER: This story contains details that may disturb some readers. Six-year-old girl told police she ‘felt something was wrong’ with her private parts after her swimming instructor pushed her hard between her legs during a lesson at Mosman Swim Center in Sydney’s Lower North Shore in 2019. Kyle Daniels,Read More →

Oscar-winning director Barry Jenkins discussed his coming-of-age drama Moonlight at the Toronto Film Festival on Friday by dissecting the scene from the swimming lesson that appears at the start of the Oscar-winning film. “Physical swimming is a very small part. There was an almost spiritual transfer between the two characters,Read More →

GORDON Ramsay takes advantage of his newly renovated swimming pool to give his grandson Oscar his first swimming lesson. Gordon, 53, beamed with pride as the one-year-old loved spending time in the water. 8 Gordon Ramsay, 53, with his lookalike son Oscar, 1Credit: Instagram Sporting a plastic tie to keepRead More →

PARSIPPANY – Four children and an adult were taken to hospital on Friday morning after being exposed to a vapor cloud of pool chemicals, including chlorine, during a swimming lesson at the association’s pool Glacier Hills, police said. About 27 people were at the pool at 9:21 a.m. when theyRead More →

Tragically, child drowning remains the leading cause of accidental death in children aged 1 to 4 and the second leading cause in children under 14, with more drowning and near-drowning accidents in June than all another month. According to a recent report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), inRead More →

Wallaceburg Pool As summer is fast approaching, CKRecreation continues to promote water safety by attending the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the Wallaceburg Sydenham Pool. Starting at 4:30 p.m., free 30-minute lessons will teach basic water safety skills and provide parents with drowning prevention information.Read More →

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., February 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Registration opens for the 2019 World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™ (WLSL) February 14th. This year’s event will take place Thursday June 20and. Organizers are urging aquatic facilities of all types to show their love for water safety and drowning prevention by registering asRead More →

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The 2018 WLSL scored big in its 9and year with the largest event ever recorded with 41,814 participants at 603 venues in 27 countries. Even bigger? The fact that the program delivered the Swimming lessons save lives message over a billion timesRead More →

“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.Read More →

WHAT: The WLSL (#WLSL @TheWLSL) celebrates its 8and year of raising awareness of the vital importance of teaching children to swim to help prevent childhood drowning. Launched in 2010, the annual event coordinates the efforts of hundreds of aquatic facilities on five continents to spread the message Swimming lessons saveRead More →