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Make The Promise

You're already here.
Now, begin your swim journey by pledging to make a splash with lessons.

Need a little more motivation? A recent study conducted by the USA Swimming Foundation and the University of Memphis included these statistics of children who cannot swim by ethnicity: ​

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64% of Black/African-American children cannot swim 

45% of Hispanic children cannot swim

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40% of Caucasian children cannot swim

Take The Pledge!

We're in this together. Consider BPWS your accountability partners. To help you stay on track with your swim goals, we'll send periodic emails and text messages about upcoming events and reminders to just keep swimming!

Example: I am learning how to swim because I want to be the first in my family to learn how to swim.

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