Adult Learn-to-Swim Stories

The Adult Learn-to-Swim Stories project documents the journey of new swimmers and their USMS-certified adult learn-to-swim instructors. 


USMS-ALTS instructor uses skills internationally 

ALTS lessons in Uganda 'like no other experience'




Spotlight on: Fort Worth Drowning Prevention Coalition

Fort Worth Masters Swimmers Find Mission in Drowning Prevention 

ALTS Lessons Produce Drastic Impact on Neighborhood in Texas


Sarasota Sharks Masters' April is Adult Learn-to-Swim Month Story 

Swim lessons make life-changing impact in adults' lives

ALTS instructor finds his niche
aaron taylor
Facility gets a boost
Father's Day ALTS
Swim dad gets his turn



Mari Soliman’s Adult Learn-to-Swim Story

First–Lesson Nerves and Trust
Meagan's student about to start
The Start of a Lifelong Dream
Meagan speaking to student
Big Pool, Bigger Accomplishment
Meagan's student learning techniques
Surprise and Success in the Big Pool
  Meagan teaching adult to swim
Last Lesson, Key Breakthrough
Meagan's student swimming
Life-Changing and Life-Saving Skills

Jerry McCormick’s Adult Learn-to-Swim Story

Jerry McCormick
After 47 Years, It’s Time to Learn to Swim
Jerry McCormick kicking
My First Swim Lesson: Surprises and Success
Jerry McCormick Swimming
I. Am. Swimming!
Jerry McCormick last lesson
No Fins, No Snorkel—Just Me