The USA Swimming Foundation announced today that in its first 10 years, more than 5 million children have received the lifesaving gift of swim lessons through its 850-member Make a Splash Local Partner network.
In an effort to bridge the gap between swim lessons and team swimming, the USA Swimming Foundation launched the Make a Splash Bridge Rewards Contest and awarded six Make a Splash Local Partners a total of $10,000 to help transition children from learn to swim programs to competitive swim teams.
In an effort to help swim lesson providers nationwide offer lessons to children who otherwise would not have the opportunity, the USA Swimming Foundation has now awarded over $500,000 through its 2017 grant fund.
Funding for free or reduced cost swim lessons grows to more than $4.4 Million since 2007
Children who swim with their family are 2.7 times more likely to be good swimmers
In response to an alarming epidemic where drowning is the second-leading cause of accidental death for children under 14, the…
To help swim lesson providers nationwide offer lessons to children who wouldn’t otherwise be able to afford them, the USA Swimming…
The 2017 USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash grant application window is now open and applications will be accepted until Wednesday,…
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Featuring a number of one-of-a-kind items and unique experiences, the 2016 USA Swimming Foundation Golden Goggles…
Debbie Hesse, Executive Director of the USA Swimming Foundation. “We aim to provide the opportunity for every child in America to learn to swim, and in doing so we open the door to a lifetime of opportunities, such as being a part of a USA Swimming team.”
Road race will take place on the final day of Olympic Team Trials – Swimming.
Organization has granted more than $4 Million to provide reduced or no-cost lessons
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“We are excited to welcome Scott in this key role to help provide swim lessons for our country’s children and to support the United States national team as they pursue their Olympic dreams,” said USA Swimming Foundation Executive Director Debbie Hesse.