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.

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...

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!  

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...

Archive February 2020 Screening of “A Film Called Blacks Can’t Swim”

In February 2020 Swim Strong Foundation Held a Screening and Panel  Discussion for A Film Called Blacks Cant Swim at Saint John's University. On the panel was a Psychiatrist Dr. Sudhir Gadh and an Olympian Jhonny Perez Nunez to raise water safety awareness during Black History Month. Below are all of the segments:   More Videos On the Way. Stay Tuned.