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2018 World's Largest Swimming Lesson-June 21

START PLANNING FOR THE 2018 WORLD'S LARGEST SWIMMING LESSON: JUNE 21 Join fellow Red Cross Learn-to-Swim providers and Water Safety Instructors in helping break the record for the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson on Thursday, June 21, 2018. Now in its 9th year, the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson was created as a platform to help the aquatics industry build awareness about the fundamental importance of teaching children to swim to help prevent drowning, the leading cause of accidental death for kids 1-4. Start your planning now: To participate as a host facility, register at by June 7th. All WLSL lessons will take place on Thursday, June 21. As local WLSL hosts, you may choose the start time that works best in your community. Event and lesson materials are available in Spanish as well as 40 other languages. Since its inception, more than 235,000 children and adults have participated in lifesaving WLSL lessons, generating more than 750 million media impressions about the vital importance of learning to swim. The goal is to reach 1 Billion media impressions by 2019. This is a powerful media opportunity for participating facilities! Register as a host facility today. Visit

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