WTTW: Chicago Park District Eyes Record for World’s Largest Swimming Lesson

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WTTW is reporting, “The Chicago Park District is hoping to make another splash in the Guinness Book of World Records this summer.

On June 22, the Park District is inviting kids and families to its 76 swimming pools across the city as part of an international effort to spread awareness about the importance of teaching children to swim to prevent drowning.

Hundreds of Chicago swimmers participated in the record-setting World’s Largest Swimming Lesson in June 2014, an event that drew 36,564 people in 22 countries. This summer, swimmers in Chicago and across the globe are hoping to reach a new high watermark…”


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