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Swim Safe program aims to stop drownings

Posted May 17, 2019

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The Fort Worth Drowning Prevention Coalition’s mission is to prevent fatal and nonfatal drownings in Fort Worth.

To help educate Fort Worth residents on water safety, the Fort Worth Drowning Prevention Coalition, of which the Fort Worth Fire Department is a member, is sponsoring these upcoming Safe Swim programs:

  • June 4-6 and June 11-13, Forest Park Pool, 2850 Park Place.
  • June 18-20, Open Water Safety session at Burger’s Lake, 1200 Meandering Road.
  • June 24-26 and July 1-3, Marine Park Aquatic Center, 303 N.W. 20th St.
  • July 16-18 and July 23-25, McDonald Southeast YMCA, 2701 Moresby St.

Class cost is $10 per student and includes parent/chaperone on-deck safety training. Get registered.

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