Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Irvine's World's Largest Swimming Lesson- Swimming Saves Lives

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Rancho Santa Margarita, CA  -  On Friday, June 24 the City of Irvine will participate in the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson. This free event is a worldwide attempt to get into the record books while spreading the word that “Swimming Lessons Save Lives.”  

The event will be held at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center in Irvine

Irvine is one of approximately 500 sites in more than 20 countries to join this effort. The lesson at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center will take place from 12:30 to 1; please arrive at noon. After the lesson, stay for free recreational swim time until 3 p.m. Children 3 and older of all swimming abilities are welcome. 
Drowning is the leading cause of death in children younger than 5, according to the Orange County Fire Authority. The City of Irvine actively promotes water safety and encourages residents to learn the ABCs of Pool Safety and always designate a Water Watcher. For drowning-prevention information, visit or
Registration for the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson is required. Go to to register or for more information, or call 949-724-6717. 

Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 255,443 that spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America’s safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine’s enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of the Orange County Great Park.  For more information, please visit  

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