Swim Strong Visits “Dive In” to talk Water Safety: Rip Tides

So honored and excited to be joining Liz Taylor and Dr. Sylvia Earle of DOER (Deep Ocean Exploration & Research) a marine consulting firm. These two amazing women are legends of the deep, scientists who have explored diverse depths in polar to tropical oceans. Dr. Earle has 70 years of exploring the world’s oceans, is a marine biologist, oceanographer and author. She is also the founder of Mission Blue, a NFP with a mission to explore, restore and protect the...

Yes, We Have a Winner!!

Congratulations to Andrew M. for winning our holiday raffle! Andrew generously donated his winnings back to Swim Strong!! The raffle raised $5,800 and that means 310 students will receive “Know Before You Go®” training at no cost in the new year. Thank you to Andrew and ALL who participated in our holiday raffle  so that more students may receive this life saving program.  Together, we save lives!

Watch Recap of Pre- Summer Water Safety Panel at Neirs Tavern

THanks to Loycent Gordon of Neir’s Tavern who hosted a lively discussion about water safety from several points of view: Lita Smith-Mines, editor Boating Magazine Long Island; Rick Kauffman, CEO of Kells Group; Lydia Gilkes, lifeguard; Aydon Gaboural, Co-Founder of Laru Beya Collective and Shawn Slevin, Founder and E.D. of Swim Strong Foundation. With knowledge comes the ability to make decisions that keep ourselves and our families safe in, on and around the water. 95% of drowning and water based...