Our Foundation Description
Swim Strong Foundation’s mission is to save and change lives through water safety education and teaching swimming skills. We provide affordable swim programs to STOP the drowning. We guide students from age three through adult towards a healthy lifestyle via exercise, proper nutrition and competitive sports.
Since 2009 we have provided 8,900 people with lessons and 2,550 scholarships ($800,000 in services) to children so they can learn water safety and swimming skills! 126 children joined community based swim teams; 104 joined US Swim Clubs; 71 joined their high school teams; 22 joined their college teams; 92 are now coaching other community based swim teams; 9 joined a US Diving team; 7 joined US Water Polo teams; 142 became certified lifeguards; 11 obtained their WSI Certification; 7 have enlisted in the Coast Guard; 14 in the Navy; 4 in the Marines; 1 became a commercial diver; 6 joined the NYPD; 5 became an Emergency Medical Technician.