Set a Record at Splash! With Four-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Janet Evans E-mail
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Thursday, 19 June 2014 18:32

La Mirada~Splash! Regional Aquatics Center will join aquatic facilities around the world to break the world record for The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson on Friday, June 20 at 7:30 a.m.  The free event aims to promote the importance of teaching children to swim and water safety.

World’s Largest Swim Lesson spokeswoman, and four-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Janet Evans will kick off the event at Splash! Janet is recognized as the best female distance swimmer of all time!

Statistics indicate drowning is the second leading cause of unintended, injury-related deaths for children ages 1-14.  The World’s Largest Swim Lesson was created to promote drowning prevention and understand water safety.

On Friday, June 20, all participating organizations around the world, including Splash!, will attempt to break the Guinness World Record by hosting swim lessons all together.  Community members of all ages and swimming abilities are encouraged to take part in this event at Splash!

Participants will receive a free swim lesson, an opportunity to meet four-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Janet Evans, admission to a free water safety fair and early admission for themselves to the Splash! Buccaneer Bay Waterpark for just $5 per participant. The Waterpark will open early at 9:30 a.m.; participants can enjoy the park until closing at 5:30 p.m.

To register for “The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson”, or for more information, call  (562) 902-3191 or visit Splash! is located at 13806 La Mirada Boulevard.




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