The USA Swimming Foundation, the philanthropic arm of USA Swimming, today announced $157,745 has been awarded to an additional 21 swim lesson providers via its Learn-to-Swim Grant program. The two rounds of grants awarded this year by the USA Swimming Foundation combined for more than $800,000 to 125 providers across 33 states.
“With these additional funds being awarded, it is estimated nearly 18,000 individuals will have the opportunity to learn the lifesaving skill of swimming,” USA Swimming Foundation Senior Director of Development Elaine Calip said. “By adding to the over $7 million already distributed throughout the program’s tenure, we are proud to continue making a direct impact on communities across the United States.”
Programs awarded funding directly support free or reduced-cost swim lessons at the youth and adult levels. The initial round of 2023 grants was announced on March 28 and can be viewed here.
Additional awardees are:
|Bitterroot Aquatic Center||Hamilton||Montana|
|Boys & Girls Club of San Dieguito||Solana Beach||California|
|CHPC Swim Ministry||Cincinnati||Ohio|
|Dynamo Swim Club||Chamblee||Georgia|
|Holland Aquatic Center||Holland||Michigan|
|Humans4Kindness/Jim Booth Swim School||Santa Cruz||California|
|Montrose Recreation District||Montrose||Colorado|
|Muskegon Young Mens Christian Association||Muskegon||Michigan|
|Seattle Parks and Recreation||Seattle||Washington|
|Sensory Enhanced Aquatics||Kansas City||Kansas|
|Summerville Family YMCA||Summerville||South Carolina|
|The Riviera Club Foundation, Inc||Indianapolis||Indiana|
|The Salvation Army Western Territorial Headquarters||Rancho Palos Verdes||California|
|Wenatchee Valley YMCA||Wenatchee||Washington|
|Whitewater Aquatics Management||Seattle||Washington|
|YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, Inc.||Atlanta||Georgia|
|YMCA of San Francisco||San Francisco||California|
|YMCA of the Capital Area||Baton Rouge||Louisiana|
|Young Men’s Christian Association of Greater Des Moines||Des Moines||Iowa|
About the USA Swimming Foundation
The USA Swimming Foundation serves as the philanthropic arm of USA Swimming. Established in 2004, the Foundation works to strengthen the sport by Saving Lives, Building Champions and Impacting Communities. Whether equipping children and adults with the life-saving skill of learn-to-swim, providing financial support to our heroes on the U.S. National Team, or broadening community access to the sport, the USA Swimming Foundation aims to provide the rewarding experience of swimming to all, regardless of their ability to pay. For more information, visit www.usaswimming.org/foundation.
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