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Save the Date for the 6th Annual Swimways’ National Learn to Swim Day on Saturday, May 20th

Save the date for the 6th annual Swimways’ National Learn to Swim Day on Saturday, May 20th!

We started National Learn to Swim Day six years ago as part of water safety month to help raise awareness about the importance of learning to swim to help prevent childhood drowning*. Read the press release for more information on the history of this event, learn more about how you can get involved at the National Learn to Swim Day website, and get tips on how to host your own National Learn to Swim Day event.

*Did you know that drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for children ages 1-4? Help turn this tragedy around by teaching your kids to swim and practicing water safety with your family. Share this infographic online to help spread the word.

Join us for the 6th annual Swimways' National Learn to Swim Day!

Join us for the 6th annual Swimways’ National Learn to Swim Day on Saturday, May 20th! Learn more at TeachMeToSwim.com.

 

Save the Date for the 5th Annual National Learn to Swim Day on Saturday, May 21

Save the date for the 5th annual National Learn to Swim Day on Saturday, May 21!

We started National Learn to Swim Day five years ago as part of water safety month to help raise awareness about the importance of learning to swim to help prevent childhood drowning*. Read the press release for more information on the history of this event, learn more about how you can get involved at the National Learn to Swim Day website, and get tips on how to host your own National Learn to Swim Day event.

*Did you know that drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1-4? Help turn this tragedy around by teaching your kids to swim and practicing water safety with your family. Share this infographic online to help spread the word.

Join us for the 5th annual National Learn to Swim Day!

Join us for the 5th annual National Learn to Swim Day on Saturday, May 21! Learn more at TeachMeToSwim.com.

Dad and baby in the water

5 Ways to Celebrate National Learn to Swim Day

National Learn to Swim Day will be celebrated this year during National Water Safety Month on Saturday, May 16. Founded by Swimways in 2012, National Learn to Swim Day is held on the third Saturday of May each year and provides an opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of water safety and teaching children to swim as pools open across the U.S. for summer. Did you know that from 2010-13 drowning was the leading cause of unintentional injury death in the U.S. for children ages 1-4? Let’s help solve this problem by raising the awareness of this life-changing movement. Here are five ways you can celebrate and help: Continue reading

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Fourth Annual National Learn to Swim Day is May 16

Annual Event Provides the Perfect Opportunity to Raise Awareness About the Importance of Teaching Children to Swim

Held on the third Saturday of May each year, National Learn to Swim Day falls on May 16 this year. We founded this learn to swim awareness event in 2012 after learning that drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for children ages one to 14. We also discovered that from 2010-13 drowning was actually the leading cause of unintentional injury death in the U.S. for children ages 1-4Continue reading