Free Swim Lessons
June 5, 2019
Typhoon Texas will host free swim lessons on Thursday, June 20 starting at 8:30 a.m. when children of all ages can learn life-saving skills to prevent drowning, the second leading cause of unintended, injury-related death for U.S. children ages 1-14.
Space is limited to the first 300 participants. Sign up for the free swim lessons is required at https://www.typhoontexas.com/houston/park-events.
To help combat drowning, the YMCA of Greater Houston will host a FREE Swim Class Event on June 8 to assess children’s swim abilities, offer kids ages three and older a taste of swim lessons at the Y, and provide their parent/guardians with important tools for drowning prevention.
Did You Know?
Drowning is the second leading cause of death in children under the age of 14 in Texas.
To ensure safety around water:
- Know that any depth of water is dangerous
- Place barriers around water
- Always designate or be a water watcher – be diligent!
- Remember drowning is quiet and quick
- Learn water rescue skills and CPR
- Take formal swim lessons
Learn more about Drowning Elimination programs at the Y: