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Feb 12, 2019, 17:03 ET World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ Celebrates 10th Anniversary, June 20, 2019

Registration for the 2019 World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ (WLSL) will open February 14th. This year's event will take place Thursday, June 20th....


Jun 22, 2018, 07:17 ET An Estimated 45,000 Children from Twenty-Nine Countries on Six Continents Kick Off First Day of Summer with the World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ (#WLSL) to Combat Childhood Drowning.

On Thursday, June 21st, tens of thousands of young swimmers from Boston to Bahrain to Benin, West Africa, all teamed up for the 9th World's Largest...


Jun 15, 2018, 08:17 ET World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ (#WLSL) Kicks Off the First Day of Summer (6/21) with Global Event Teaching Kids & Parents How to Be Water Aware to Prevent Drowning.

WHO: Four Olympic medalists, hundreds of instructors and more than 45,000 kids at an estimated 700 waterparks, pools and swim schools are working...


Feb 14, 2018, 08:30 ET World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ set for Thursday, June 21, 2018

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....


Jun 22, 2017, 21:26 ET Why Are Tens of Thousands of Kids on Six Continents Doing Exactly the Same Thing on June 22nd? And, How Did That Happen?

Thousands of children at more than 600 locations in 27 countries, from Australia to Zimbabwe, Bahrain to Brazil, and Panama to Poland, came together...


Jun 21, 2017, 12:58 ET World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ (#WLSL) Taking Place Throughout the Day on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 600+ Locations in 25 Countries

WHO: Tens of thousands of kids at more than 600 waterparks, pools and swim schools in 25 different countries around the globe are working together on ...


Jun 14, 2017, 08:26 ET Hundreds of Locations Around the Globe are Teaming Up on June 22nd for the World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ to Help Prevent Childhood Drowning.

More than 600 locations in 44 states in the US and 23 countries around the globe have registered for the 8th Annual World's Largest Swimming Lesson...


Mar 27, 2017, 10:17 ET World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ set for Thursday, June 22, 2017

The 2017 World's Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL) will take place Thursday, June 22nd. Registration is now open at WLSL.org. [http://ctt.ec/bQpCY] This ...


Jun 24, 2016, 09:03 ET More Than 45,000 Kids and Adults from the U.S. to Uganda to the UK, Join Forces for the World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ to Raise Awareness About the Vital Importance of Teaching Children to Swim to Prevent Drowning

On June 24th, an unusual global team made up primarily of children, worked together with Olympic Gold Medalists Rowdy Gaines and Janet Evans, to send ...


Jun 23, 2016, 04:46 ET World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ (WLSL)- Friday, June 24, 2016

Who: Tens of Thousands of kids from 45 states in the US and 24 countries around the globe along with Olympic Gold Medalists Rowdy Gaines and Janet...


Jun 08, 2016, 03:39 ET More than 700 Aquatic Facilities Registered to Host 7th Annual World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ on Friday, June 24th

For the seventh year in a row, tens of thousands of kids of all ages will join together at pools, waterparks, swim schools, even lake fronts to take...


Jun 19, 2015, 03:10 ET World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ Team Reaches Millions with Vital Message to Prevent Childhood Drowning - #WLSL

On June 18th, 2015, an unlikely global team made up primarily of tens of thousands of children, worked together to send an important message to 24...


Jun 17, 2015, 09:09 ET More than 40K Swimmers to Attempt 6th World Record for Largest Global Swim Lesson in 24 Countries in 24 Hours on 6/18 to Help Prevent Drowning - #WLSL

On Thursday, June 18th, 2015, tens of thousands of kids at more than 900 locations around the globe will attempt to splash and flutter-kick their way ...


Jun 20, 2014, 07:38 ET Tens of Thousands of Children from Twenty-Six Countries Simultaneously Usher in the First Official Weekend of Summer with World Record Swim Lesson

Kids, families and Olympic Gold Medalists from coast to coast came together this morning to celebrate the official start of summer with a new world...


Jun 19, 2014, 08:30 ET More than 37,000 Kids Attempt Their Fifth World Record for the Largest Simultaneous Global Swim Lesson to Help Prevent Youth Drowning

On Friday, June 20, 2014, tens of thousands of kids on 6 continents will usher in the first official weekend of summer with a Guinness World Record...


Jun 18, 2013, 06:14 ET Tens of Thousands Participate in Global Record Attempt for World's Largest Swim Lesson to Send the Message Swimming Lessons Save Lives™

Kids, families and Olympic Gold Medalists from coast to coast came together this morning to set a new Guinness World Record™ for the Largest...


Jun 17, 2013, 02:06 ET More than 35,000 Swimmers Expected to Break Fourth World Record for the Largest Simultaneous Swimming Lesson to Send the Message Swimming Lessons Save Lives™

On Tuesday, June 18th, 2013, tens of thousands of kids on five continents will unite to splash and flutter-kick their way to a fourth consecutive...