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Drowning Deaths Lead New Jersey Town To Prepare Community Swim Lessons

Drowning is the 5th leading cause of unintentional injury death for people of all ages, and the 2nd leading cause of injury death for children aged 1-14.

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Queensland Catches Up W/ Rest of Australia & Now Requires Water Safety

In response to the state’s Save Our Schoolkids (S.O.S.) campaign calling for government action, as of next year, all primary school students in Queensland, Australia will be taught swimming and water safety skills as part of their educational curriculum.


6 Reasons to Become a Swim Family

Here are several reasons why we were attracted to the pool at the beginning of our aquatic adventure…


9 Steps to Teaching Swim Lessons

Teaching a young child to swim can be challenging. Here are my nine steps to teaching swim lessons.


Georgia county may provide free swimming lessons to kindergarten students

Muscogee County in Georgia will vote on an agreement with the local parks and recreation department this month that would provide free swimming lessons to local kindergartners during school hours.


Shouts from the Stands: Upper Case ‘M’ – Manatee or Masters?

SwimSwam welcomes reader submissions about all topics aquatic, and if it’s well-written and well-thought, we might just post it under…

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Rowdy Gaines, YMCA of Central Florida offering 10,000 free swim lessons for ‘Splash Week’

The YMCA of Central Florida is billing an April week as “Splash Week,” complete with free swimming lessons to promote water survival skills in the state.

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