Author - Shawn Slevin

Take the Plunge – Just do it!

  "Elite swimmer Matthew Austin Josa talks to us about how young athletes can return to the pool successfully after a Covid hiatus.    Matt started his company, Fearless Athlete, to combat the mental health epidemic in youth athletics.   According to the CDC 2021, 1 in 3 teenagers suffer from depression. Fearless Athlete provides faith based youth performance coaching. Inspiring athletes to break through mental/physical performance barriers." Take the Plunge - Just do it! Athletes! Is it your time to approach the 8 lane,...

Swim Strong: The Big Picture

Still don’t understand why Swim Strong Foundation is so adamant that we understand water safety from an environmental point of view?  That water safety be taught in our schools?  That ALL of us, swim skilled or not, understand water more deeply and in fact, develop a different relationship with the water?   View this 6 minute video to learn more.

THE BENEFITS RESILIENCE BRINGS TO THE TABLE

THE BENEFITS RESILIENCE BRINGS TO THE TABLE       Humanity is going through major challenges that have altered lifestyles dramatically with vast numbers experiencing restrictions including lockdowns. Countries are at various points of the Covid19 continuum creating a fractured world that doesn’t provide citizens with the levels of balance & certainty needed to feel they are in control. These factors are fertile ground for resilience to shine & make the journey through unknown times far more comfortable. Resilience...

Watch Video of Webinar + Auction Extended

Watch: 'Water Safety and Swimming Skills: The New Urgency, The New Opportunity' This Video Presents Swim Strong Foundation Mission as it Resonates with  our Allies in and out of the Water: Guest Panelists: Our panelists explored the competitive edge; mind/body connection; competing at collegiate and elite levels; diversity and inclusion; swimming skills and careers; swimming skills in a changing world and more. Time  Stamps for your Convenience ( You can click to any part of the webinar as you please, or watch the...

Time to Celebrate: A Message from the Founder

Hello! Swim Strong Foundation began 15 years ago with one mission: to reduce unintended death due to drowning and water-based accidents by providing life-saving swimming skills and water safety education to all children and families regardless of their ability to pay. It’s because of donors like you that we have: Taught more than 10,000 people how to swim Gave more than $1 Million in free swim lessons to underserved families and Veterans needing that support Taught more than 12,000 students our award-winning...

Swim Strong Foundation Instructor Alex Showcased on Diálogo Abierto’s Television Program

Thanks to Bronxnet TV and Diálogo Abierto for showcasing Swim Strong Foundation on its program!  Instructor Alex Escobar did us proud! Visit Site Shout out to Host Javier E. Gomez for his engaging questions and Producer Yesenia Ramos for spotlighting as much of the organization as possible.   As our world becomes ever more watery, we ALL need to understand water more deeply and develop a new relationship with it. Not one more drowning!