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World’s Largest Swim Lesson held at Goodyear Pool

Post Date:06/06/2018 10:30 AM

Goodyear, Ariz. (June 6, 2018) – On Thursday, June 21, Goodyear Community Pool, 430 E. Loma Linda Blvd., will participate in the The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson. 

At 2 p.m., kids over the age of 2 years old will take part in a free 30-minute swim lesson, receive a certificate of completion, and a Swimming Lessons Save Lives wristband. Parents will receive educational materials on drowning prevention, water safety tips, and swim lesson information. 

There also will be free popcorn and shaved ice treats. Afterwards, participants can stay for open swim.

Created by the World Waterpark Association in 2010, the event is supported by aquatic facilities, waterparks, pools, swim schools, YMCAs, and others.

According to the Drowning Prevention Coalition of Arizona, drowning is a top cause of injury-related death for children in Arizona, especially in the 1 - 5 year old age group. The city offers swim lessons taught by American Red Cross certified instructors. 

For more information, visit www.goodyearaz.gov/aquatics or call 623-882-7525.

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