Creating a New York Aquatics Culture: Shawn Slevin to the NYC Council

Dive into Shawn Slevin's compelling testimony on the critical need for water safety advocacy in New York City. Watch the full video to learn how Swim Strong Foundation is making waves in creating a safer aquatic environment for all. In a recent gathering of city officials, council members, and advocates, Shawn Slevin, the Executive Director of Swim Strong Foundation, took center stage to address the critical issue of water safety in New York City. With over 17 years of dedicated advocacy,...

Swim Strong Foundation 2023 Holiday Raffle

The Holiday Raffle is Here  Enter Holiday Raffle 2023 ($50) Drawing made December 26th.   Proceeds to benefit the scholarship fund. Swim Strong Foundation is a 501c3 in New York City that provides affordable swim lessons and water safety education to families.   Our programs teach basic swim lessons through stroke enhancement classes for competitive swimmers of all ages. Swim Strong has taught more than 10,700 people to respect the water and develop strong swimming skills for safety, health, competition, recreation and employment opportunities.   2731 children...

World Swim Day 2023 | All You Need to Know

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Bigger Pool of Funds Will Teach 6,000 City Kids to Swim | The City | Read Republished Article Here

Bigger Pool of Funds Will Teach 6,000 City Kids to Swim Katie Honan, The City This article was originally published on Jul 11 5:00am EDT by THE CITY Swimmers frolic in the Hamilton Fish Pool in the Lower East Side last summer. | Ben Fractenberg/THE CITY A bigger pool of city money will help up to 6,000 more kids learn to swim this year — while also training teens to become lifeguards amid a continuing shortage at public beaches and pools. As part of...

Water Safety Awareness Day Celebration | Swim 1922 | Watch Videos Here

Watch What Happened at the Water Safety Day (Swim 1922) 2023 Below What Did I Miss?: Summary of Events 2022 to 2023 Introductory Remarks: Swim Strong Founder Remarks: Gifting Of Swimming Scholarships: On Social Action for Water Safety: City Council Member Gives Updates: Surfrider Foundation on Water Safety Bill: Rockaway Water Safety Coalition on Water Safety Bill: FDNY: Learn About "Be A Match": Learn About NYC Ferry: Learn About Sickle Cell Awareness Foundation:

Legislative Alert

Calling all New Yorkers, upstate and down,  to sign this petition to promote life saving water safety education in all our public schools Gk-12: Please complete this petition which will track to your local Assembly Member. Fill Out Petition | Click Here   Tell them you want this life saving programming in schools so that our children are prepared to safely navigate a much more watery world. Please share widely within the state. Thank you!!