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Florida Swims Foundation Raises $2,675 for Swim Lessons on Giving Tuesday

Florida Swims Foundation Raises $2,675 for Swim Lessons on Giving Tuesday

Published: Wednesday, December 4, 2019

During #GivingTuesday on Dec. 3, 2019, the Florida Swims Foundation raised $2,675 to help fund swim lessons for young children in Florida.  The organization, which is the charitable arm of the Florida Swimming Pool Association (FSPA), has its visions set on ensuring every child in the Sunshine state has a swimming lesson before kindergarten.  

FSPA Receives Bill Number for Authored Swim Lessons Legislation

FSPA Receives Bill Number for Authored Swim Lessons Legislation

Published: Friday, November 22, 2019

FSPA and our Florida Swims Foundation announced we’re pursuing an appropriation from the State of Florida to fund childhood swim lessons.

This is just the first step in a larger effort from the Florida Swims Foundation and FSPA. The goal with this appropriation is identify and multiply the effectiveness childhood learn to swim programs that have the potential be scaled up for statewide implementation.

FSPA Staff to Host Florida Swimming Pools Contractor License Workshop

FSPA Staff to Host Florida Swimming Pools Contractor License Workshop

Published: Monday, November 18, 2019

One of FSPA’s hidden gem it provides the pool industry is its licensing workshop, an event for any FSPA member or nonmember.  If you are interested in obtaining a Florida swimming pools contractor’s license, FSPA would like to invite you to attend our upcoming licensing workshop on Thursday, November 21st from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m in Sarasota.

Dr. John Doherty: Children Should Learn to Swim Once They Can Walk

Dr. John Doherty: Children Should Learn to Swim Once They Can Walk

Published: Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Dr. John Doherty knows first-hand how dangerous the water can be if you can’t swim. At age 11 he witnessed it firsthand, rescuing a young boy from a crowded and lively community pool during the middle of the day.

FSPA Launches Florida Swims Foundation Facebook Page

FSPA Launches Florida Swims Foundation Facebook Page

Published: Thursday, November 7, 2019

FSPA recently launched the Florida Swims Foundation Facebook page.  The Foundation, formerly Swimming Pool Education and Safety Foundation, funds swimming lessons throughout Florida and the dissemination of safety information and materials.
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