OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Feb. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Registration for the 2018 World's Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL) is open at WLSL.org. This year's event will take place Thursday, June 21st. Organizers are urging aquatic facilities of all types to show their love for water safety and drowning prevention by registering as an official 2018 Host Location and sharing that love on social media.
The purpose of the lesson? Provide kids and parents exposure to life-saving water safety skills and build awareness about the vital importance of teaching children to swim to help prevent drowning. Program organizers are working to connect the dots between the real risk of childhood drowning and the need for basic water competency skills and crucial parental supervision to keep kids safe in and around the water. Research shows:
More than 41,000 swimmers in 27 countries on six continents participated in 2017. Each location and tens of thousands of participants help spread the Swimming Lessons Save Lives™ message each year.
About The World's Largest Swimming Lesson™
WLSL was created as a platform to build awareness about the fundamental importance of teaching children to swim to prevent drowning. Each year, WLSL events provide more than 20,000 man hours of water safety training in a single day. Since its inception, more than 230,000 children and adults have participated in WLSL lessons. Organizers hope to make more than one billion people aware of the importance of enrolling children in swim lessons by 2019. WLSL.org
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