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Participate in World’s Largest Swim Lesson, Get Free Pass to DryTown

PALMDALE – The City of Palmdale’s recreation & culture department’s aquatics division is joining forces with the nation's top water safety and training organizations to present The World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ (WLSL), at 9 am on Thursday, June 21 at DryTown Water Park, located at 3850 E. Ave. S.

The swimming lesson is free and open to ages 1 through 16. Participants will receive a free admission ticket to DryTown Water Park good anytime during the 2018 season. Participants should arrive to the location at 8:30 am, as the maximum capacity is 200 people. The lesson starts promptly at 9 am and all participants must be ready to begin on time. Children under the age 4 must be accompanied in the water by a parent or guardian.

Since its inception, more than 236,000 children and adults have participated in WLSL lessons generating more than half a billion media impressions about the vital importance of learning to swim

“Swimming is a life-saving skill for children and a vital tool to prevent drowning, the second leading cause of unintended, injury-related death for children ages 1-14,” said Recreation Coordinator Jacki Nuss. “The WLSL™ was created to serve as a platform to help local community aquatic facilities and the many different national, regional and state wide water safety and drowning prevention organizations work together to tell this important story on a local and national level.”

For more information, about the WLSL, please visit For more information about the WLSL event in Palmdale, please contact the parks and recreation office at 661/267-6161 or by email at

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