Elsie Lange Sunbury resident Mel O’Neill is leading the fight to get more children access to swimming lessons at the local council-run aquatics center but fears her work is futile. In April, it was revealed that wait times for swimming lessons in the borough were skyrocketing, following questions from MsRead More →

If there’s one thing Cheree Brennan is passionate about, it’s making sure everyone is safe “in, around and on the water.” It’s one of the reasons why Brennan, Aquatic Director of the Municipal Pool, ensures that they take part in the world’s largest swimming lesson each year and invites theRead More →

Western’s pool where WLSL participants gathered last Thursday. Photo submitted by Western Wyoming Community College. Wyo4news Staff, [email protected] [PRESS RELEASE] ROCK SPRINGS, WYOMING— On Thursday, June 23, 2022, Western Wyoming Community College Aquatic Center (Western) participated in The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL). The global event, meant to teach theRead More →

The global learn-to-swim event shares water safety education and raises awareness about drowning prevention. OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — TEAM WLSL™ (@TheWLSL), a global team of aquatic facilities and safety organizations coordinated by the World Waterpark Association (WWA), today launched the first official weekend of the beenRead More →

SANDUSKY, Ohio (NewsNation) – Even the most experienced swimmers can find themselves struggling in the water, and that’s why people across the country are learning important safety tips during the biggest swimming lesson in the world. world Thursday. From beginners to experts, tens of thousands of people across the countryRead More →

Thousands of children around the world learned a very valuable lesson on Thursday: how to swim. What do you want to know The World’s Biggest Swimming Lesson is an annual event that teaches thousands of children around the world to swim. Children should never swim unsupervised and should always swimRead More →

The global learn-to-swim event raises awareness of the critical need for water safety education. OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The annual World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™ event, coordinated by the World Waterpark Association, brings together leading water safety and training organizations with water parks, aquatic centers, YMCAs andRead More →

The global learn-to-swim event raises awareness of the critical need for water safety education. OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The annual World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™ event, coordinated by the World Waterpark Association, brings together leading water safety and training organizations with water parks, aquatic centers, YMCAs andRead More →

Click to enlarge Photo: facebook.com/coneyislandpark 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 →

Five-year-old Chidera Eze from Redeemers Nursery and Primary School in Ogba, Lagos State, drowned while learning to swim. Some school teachers and caregivers took Chidera and her colleagues for the lesson to the Ivory Health Club, Ogundana Street, Ikeja. During training, Chidera and his colleagues are said to have beenRead 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 https://www.wlsl.org/WLSL/host_an_event.aspx. 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 →