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  • Thanks Alexis for Supporting Swim Strong! Donate Now!

    Posted on  https://www.alexisswims.foundation/ Join me for my swim around Manhattan And stop the drowning My name is Alexis Puhan. My passion for swimming started on a hot July day in 1992. I crossed lake Zurich, a less than a mile swim. It felt really long! This experience must have switched on the “long distance swim […]

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  • Swim Strong Foundation provides free swimming lesson @ NEWS 12

    Our Water Safety Awareness Week began at Bushwick High School on Monday ! There were more than 40 children and adults learning about water safety through our Know Before You Go presentation; CPR training by the FDNY and jumping into the water to enjoy their FREE swim lesson! Swim Strong is taking the lead to raise […]

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  • Modell’s “Team Weeks” coupon

    Thank you Modell’s Sporting Goods for supporting our Water Safety Awareness Week 2017. Please share Modell’s “Team Weeks” coupon to your families, colleagues, and friends.

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  • How To Swim Away From Weeds In A Lake

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  • Boat Safety and Life Vests

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  • Buddy System

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  • Announcing Swim Strong’s Annual Water Safety Awareness Week

    Contact: Shawn Slevin Shawn.Slevin@SwimStrongFoundation.org 646-269-7897   Announcing Swim Strong’s Annual Water Safety Awareness Week     Swim Strong (www.swimstrongfoundation.org) celebrates International Water Safety Awareness Day on May 15 at several New York communities with week-long activities. We educate New York families about the importance of water safety and swim skills. Accidental drowning is one of […]

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  • Take your first steps towards becoming a Scuba Diver!

    Have you ever wondered what it’s like to breathe underwater? Take your first steps towards becoming a Scuba Diver! What will you learn? You learn the basic safety guidelines and skills needed to dive under the direct supervision of a PADI Professional. Get ready to: Go over the scuba equipment you use to dive and […]

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  • 5th Annual Water Safety Awareness Week 5/15-5/21

    Swim Strong Foundation Presents 5th Annual Water Safety Awareness Week Families Get a Jump on Summer with a FREE Week of Safety and Fun Save the Dates for FREE Swim Lessons   Monday, May 15th 2017 – 6-8pm: Bushwick High School, 400 Irving Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237 Wednesday, May 17th 2017 – 7:30-9:30pm: Jamaica High School, 168-01 Gothic Drive, Jamaica, NY […]

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  • Swimming is Good for Business

    Swimming is Good for Business From Queens Borough Chamber of Commerce Magazine, April 2017 By Shawn Slevin Swim Strong Foundation I’m sure you know that a healthy employee is a more productive employee.  The research is clear: healthy employees lower costs, improve workplace safety and improve productivity. Regular exercise lowers blood pressure and helps prevent […]

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