World's Largest Swimming Lesson | Events
Lakeland, Florida - The nation's top water safety and training organizations are joining forces to present The World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ (WLSL) Thursday, June 14, 2012.
This event will build awareness about the vital importance of teaching children to swim to help prevent drowning.
On June 14, water parks, pools and other aquatic facilities around the globe will host local WLSL lessons simultaneously at 11 a.m. in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record.
City of Lakeland's Aquatics staff will assist in the world record attempt during a swim lesson at Simpson Pool, 1725 Martin Luther King Ave.
The World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ was created to serve as a platform to help local community aquatic facilities and 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.
Individuals interested in participating in the lesson have until 10:30 a.m. on June 14 to register by contacting Aquatics at 863-834-3157.
For more information on The World's Largest Swimming Lesson or to find out how to get involved, please contact David Woodard at 863-834-3157.