P-SWAP-Mentoring and Swim Organization's Child Safety Learn to Swim Program announces its “End of Year” Water Safety Adventure Day at Oleta River State Park, located in North Miami Beach. Over 250 children ranging from 6 to 14 years of age will enjoy real Life experiences in open waters using life jackets, floating devices and more, under the guarded supervision of water safety instructors and life guards.
The “End of Year” Water Safety Adventure Day will culminate with a demonstration of water safety skills learned during the 2018 free child safety learn to swim program.
ABOUT P-SWAP’S CHILD SAFETY LEARN TO SWIM PROGRAM
P-SWAP Child Safety Learn to Swim Program is in its fourth (4th) year of successfully providing free swim lessons to over 800 underserved, culturally and ethnically diverse children between the ages of 6 to 14 years of age, living in or around Opa-Locka, Miami Gardens and the Liberty City areas. The goals of the program are to:
- Reduce the number of Drowning Incidents among children between the ages of 1 to 14.
- Provide a safe and enriched aquatic education program to underserved youth through a Child Water Safety Learn to Swim Program.
- Educate parents and children on preventive safety measures needed to enjoy recreational water activities.
- Create personalized swim lessons for ethnic and culturally diverse underserved youth.
10 a.m. - Arrival Time
10:30 a.m. - Welcome Park Rangers *(Guided Tours-Group A and B)
11 a.m. - Miami Beach Marine Patrol and US Coast Guards Presentation
11:30 a.m. - Guided Kayaking and Boating Excursion with (Life-Jackets) (Group C and D)
12 p.m. - Boating Safety Drill (Beach Area)
12:30 p.m. - Lunch is Served
1:30 p.m. - CPR Demonstration
2 p.m. - Presentation and Awards