Learn To Swim

Lesson Trends for 2020

Smaller groups. Swim teachers doing private lessons while on deck. Parents and guardians working in the water with their own children with the teacher in a remote position.

Some instructors, such as Robert A. Strauss of Miami, Florida's Swim Gym, have turned to internet lesson plans to better instruct the adults in how to teach the kids. A worry is a spike in deaths due at home pools due to distracted parents, more time at home and a lack of swim lessons.

Robert Strauss

Drowning is a global epidemic claiming the lives of  hundreds of thousands of people each year

 A majority of the water-related deaths are children belonging to minority and low income populations, traditionally underserved in the aquatics community. (See more at the diversity page.)

Get Your Feet Wet - Swimming, is an online resource that can be deployed in camps, lesson programs and in your community.

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