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  • Join Swim Strong’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

    Join Swim Strong’s 10th Anniversary Celebration We want to give 100 at risk kids free swim lessons this summer. We need $24,000 to do it. We are looking for businesses to give $100 or more to help us reach our goal.  These kids would not be able to take swim lessons without your support. So, […]

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  • Starts and Turns BOOTCAMP

    Swim Strong Starts and Turns BOOTCAMP   Tuesday, 3/21/2017      7:30-9:30pm Flushing Meadows Aquatic Center   Featuring:  Matthew Stypulkowski and Jordan Melidor-Fuxis   Fee: $75 per participant; $10 per spectator   So, you think you know everything about great starts and turns?    Yes, Starts and Turns are tough techniques to master, but our guest coaches will help […]

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  • “Know Before You Go” Presentation

    95% of Drowning Deaths ARE Preventable! People get hurt and die needlessly in and around the water because they don’t understand the environment they are getting into.  It doesn’t have to be this way!  View our series of videos to learn more ways to keep you and your family safe.  Our “Know Before You Go” […]

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  • March/April swim class is open to register!

     March/April swim class is open to register!   If you are interested in our spring class, please do register ASAP. http://swimstrongfoundation.org/classes/  The Get Ready/Get Wet and Learn to Swim programs are limited to the number of students we take in each location and fill quickly. Registration is first come, first served.   We want to continue the good […]

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  • “BE THE BEAT!”

    SWIM STRONG WANTS YOU TO: “BE THE BEAT!!”   STEP 1: CALL 9-1-1 STEP 2: Push hard and fast in the center of the chest More people knew CPR, more lives could be saved! Let’s check out this video:

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  • NO Ice Is Safe Ice!

    by Gerald M. Dworkin Consultant, Aquatics Safety & Water Rescue LIFESAVING RESOURCES www.lifesaving.com   TWO BOYS, age 11, are ice skating at a local pond. Suddenly, the ice cracks and one boy falls through into 34 degree Fahrenheit water. His friend runs to his aid, and potential tragedy grows as the second boy is pulled […]

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  • Why is Swimming one of the Most Heart Healthy Exercises?

    In addition to toning visible muscles, swimming also helps improve the most important muscle in our bodies: our heart! Swimming is an aerobic exercise, it strengthens the heart by helping it to become larger; making it more efficient in pumping — which leads to better blood flow throughout your body. 30 minutes of swimming a […]

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  • Happy Chinese New Year !!

    Swim Strong wishes all a Happy Chinese New Year and Prosperous Year of the Rooster!

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  • 10th Anniversary Winner Anna Fitzpatrick !!!!

    Congratulations to Anna a FIT freshman! She competed against 6 other talented artists to win your votes! It certainly captures the strength of our swimmers and our programs. We will enjoy using it to celebrate 10 years of saving and changing lives through water safety education and teaching swimming and life skills.

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