Swim Strong Foundation reduces unintentional drowning death and water based accidents by providing environmental water safety educational programming and teaching strong swimming skills. Join us to save lives today.
Did you know?
All it takes is 2’ of water and 2 minutes to drown?
Drowning is the 2nd leading cause of death for children; 5th leading cause for people of all ages in the U. S.
African American children have the highest rates of death by drowning, three times higher than any other demographic group.
Swimming is the best all-around exercise for a great cardio/pulmonary and total body workout which can positively impact people with type 2 diabetes.
Competency in swimming opens the doors to other water based sports and offers opportunities for college scholarships.
The life lessons learned from personal achievements in swimming include discipline, confidence, goal setting, commitment, perseverance, resiliency and team work. These traits are integrated throughout one’s life time; in our academics; careers and community service.