Swimming and Summer Water Safety

Summer is the perfect season to learn how to swim.  But, it’s also a perfect time to brush up on water safety.  You may be surprised at just how little water it takes for a child to drown.


Howard University Free Swim Clinic: Email nicholas.askew@howard.edu

Adult Swimming Resources: http://www.ymcadc.org

U.S. Masters Swimming  https://www.usms.org/

Swim, Swim, Swim, I Say http://www.swimswimswimisay.com/

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Miriam Lynch, Assistant Swimming Coach, Howard University & Swimming Coach, Nation’s Capital Swim Team

Agnes Davis, President & CEO, Swim, Swim, Swim, I Say

Donnie Shaw, Director, Community Relations, YMCA DC (not pictured)




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