World’s Largest Swim Lesson Coming to DryTown/Oasis Pool

World’s Largest Swim Lesson Coming to DryTown/Oasis Pool

June 19, 2019

 

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), from 9 to 9:30 am on Thursday, June 20 at DryTown Water Park, located at 3850 E. Ave. S.


The swimming lesson is free and open to ages 1 through 16. 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 278,000 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 www.worldslargestswimminglesson.org. For more information about the WLSL event in Palmdale, please contact the parks and recreation office at 661/267-6161 or by email at aquatics@cityofpalmdale.org.
 

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