As the temperature heats up in southern Nevada, more children will head to the pool and city officials want them to be prepared.
The city of Henderson is taking part in the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson at 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 18 at all of its pools. The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson is a worldwide event designed to highlight the importance of children’s swimming lessons.
The event also marks an annual attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest swimming lesson. The current record was set during the 2012 World’s Largest Swimming Lesson with 24,873 participants representing 15 countries. This year, more than 25,000 children on five continents are expected to participate.
All city pools will offer a free swimming lesson to any child who visits on the day of the event. Pools include: