The Event


The nation's top water safety and training organizations are joining forces to present The World's Largest Swimming Lesson™ (WLSL), Thursday, June 18, 2015, to build awareness about the vital importance of teaching children to swim to help prevent drowning. On June 18th, waterparks, pools and other aquatic facilities around the globe will host local WLSL lessons at 10 a.m. wherever you are in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record.

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.


Saturday, February 14th
First day to register
Friday, June 5
Registration Officially Closes. This is the last day the Signature Bright orange WLSL Swimming Lessons Save LivesTM wristbands will be mailed out.
Thursday, June 18th
10AM wherever you are!
World's Largest Swimming Lesson Day!

All WLSL lessons being conducted as part of the world record attempt will take place at 10 a.m. wherever you are. 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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