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Swimming Saves Lives Foundation Launches 'Adult Learn-to-Swim Month'

The Swimming Saves Lives Foundation has launched a nationwide campaign to reduce the number of adult drownings, declaring the month of April, "Adult Learn-to-Swim Month."The governors of Florida, Nebraska, Indiana, Washington, and Maine have issued d...

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Masters Swimming’s Foundation Continues April Campaign to Reduce Adult Drowning

Sarasota, Fla., March 25, 2016—April is Adult Learn-to-Swim month. According to the CDC, about 10 people drown every day in the United States—the majority of them adults or young adults. The Swimming Saves Lives Foundation, U.S. Mas...

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USMS's Adult-Learn-to-Swim Campaign Strives to Reduce Drowning Risk, Make Communities Safer

About 10 people drown every day in the United States, most of them adults or young adults, according to the CDC. U.S. Masters Swimming, with its adult learn-to-swim initiative, is on the front lines to reduce this statistic.

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Adult Learn-to-Swim Lessons Boost Host Facility

Aaron Taylor struggled to find students for adult learn-to-swim classes at his Sarasota, Fla., YMCA branch for the first three months of the year. The U.S. Masters Swimming ALTS initiative fixed the aquatics director’s problem in April.

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Legendary Pitchman Anthony Sullivan Joins the Swimming Saves Lives Foundation’s Adult Learn-to-Swim Initiative

Legendary OxiClean pitchman Anthony Sullivan has found a big cause to support: teaching adults lifesaving skills through U.S. Masters Swimming and its Swimming Saves Lives Foundation’s adult learn-to-swim initiative.

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ALTS Lessons Making Life-Changing Impact in Adults’ Lives

Steve Woolson was one of 29 people who signed up for adult learn-to-swim classes offered in April at a YMCA in Sarasota, Fla. Members of the Sarasota YMCA Sharks Masters club volunteered their time to teach the twice-a-week lessons.

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Former Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels Helps the Swimming Saves Lives Foundation

Mitch Daniels, Indiana’s former governor currently serving as the president of Purdue University, joined U.S. Masters Swimming’s executive director, Rob Butcher, at the Purdue University pool Monday to help kick off April as, “Adult...

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Presidio Y Looking to Teach Adults in the Foster Care System How to Swim

San Francisco is a city bordered by water on three sides. It’s a place where the culture and character have been shaped by its seafaring history. But even in a place where the very fabric of the community has been largely influenced by the ocea...

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Mari Soliman's Adult Learn-to-Swim Story

Mari Soliman didn't learn how to swim because her parents didn't know how to swim. She wanted to enjoy swimming and water-related activities with her daughter, so she signed up for lessons with USMS-certified adult learn-to-swim instructor Megan Lass...

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