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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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  • 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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  • Registration for May/June session is now open!

    Registration for May/June session is now open!     Get Ready Get Wet:   Build comfort and confidence in preparation for actual swim instruction. (30 Minutes) The class introduces new swimmers to the water. Children as young as 3 years old can participate if an adult family member joins them in the water. Learn to Swim: […]

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  • Swim Strong Water Safety Awareness Week Celebration – May 15-21 2017

    Swim Strong Water Safety Awareness Week Celebration May 15-21 2017 I hope this message finds you well.  You may be aware that we are celebrating our 10th Anniversary this year.  One of our highlight events is our Water Safety Awareness Celebration.  Water Safety Awareness Week will be a celebration that will feature free swim lessons […]

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  • 5th Annual Water Safety Awareness Week Sponsorships

    Announcing Swim Strong’s Annual Water Safety Awareness Week   Swim Strong’s Water Safety Awareness Week is a free event. We invite the community to participate in swim lessons and CPR Training. Schedule: Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens during the week of 5/14-5/21. Globally, a person dies every 70 seconds due to unintentional drowning. In the U.S. […]

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  • Water Safety Awareness Week Volunteer Recruitment

    Swim Strong Foundation Presents 5th Annual Water Safety Awareness Celebration Volunteer Recruitment   Swim Strong is celebrating our 10th Anniversary this year.  We have taught more than 7300 people to swim.  2200+ were children that we gave free swim lessons.   Join us in giving 200 people a free swim lesson during the week of 5/15-21st to celebrate […]

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