The World's Largest Swimming Lesson

The Event


The nation's top water safety and training organizations are joining forces to present The World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ (WLSL), Friday, June 24, 2016, to build awareness about the vital importance of teaching children to swim to help prevent drowning. On June 24th, waterparks, pools and other aquatic facilities around the globe will host local WLSL lessons to make noise that Swimming Lessons Save Lives. New this year! You pick your event start time any time on Friday June 24th, 2016.

Swimming is a life-saving skill for children and a vital tool to prevent drowning, the second leading cause of unintended, injury-related death for children ages 1-14. The World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ was created to serve as a platform to help local community aquatic facilities and the many different national, regional and state wide water safety and drowning prevention organizations work together to tell this important story on a local and national level.


Sunday, February 28th
First day to register
Monday, June 6th,
Registration Officially Closes. This is the last day the Signature Bright orange WLSL Swimming Lessons Save Lives™ wristbands will be mailed out.
Friday, June 24th,
You choose your start time!
World's Largest Swimming Lesson Day!

All WLSL lessons will take place on Friday June 24th. New this year, you can pick your start time any time on Friday June 24th, 2016. Local WLSL Host Locations will manage the schedule for individual participant registration and sign-in at their facility. Check back for updates and information as we get closer to the big day.


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