Make sure your kids know how to swim so they can stay safe this summer! With summertime fun, comes sad news stories of kids drowning in pools and other bodies of water. Kids are going to encounter pools, lakes, rivers, and other bodies of water all throughout their childhood. It’s critically important to ensure your children know how to swim. Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related deaths for children under 14, and can be prevented by participating in swimming lessons.
Zoombezi Bay joins forces with the world’s top water safety and training organizations to host the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™ from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday, June 21 to help prevent accidental drownings. Waterparks, pools, and other swimming facilities around world are holding simultaneous World’s Largest Swim Lessons in an attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Record.
Zoombezi Bay is offering a basic, 30-minute swimming instruction to children ages 2 through 12 years old. To encourage participation, Zoombezi Bay is offering participants a discounted entry of $10, which includes access to the entire water park following the lesson as well as Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Regular admission prices apply to those accompanying the swimmers; children under 10 years old must be accompanied by a guardian. The lesson is free for season pass holders.
Registration begins at 9 a.m.; pre-registration is encouraged but not required. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit the Calendar Page on Zoombezi Bay’s website.