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World's Largest Swim Lesson

Check back Spring 2017 for the Summer 2017 date!

9:00 a.m.
Registration Opens & Pre-Event Kickoff

10:00 a.m.
World Record Attempt Begins (must be present/registered by this time to count towards record attempt)

10:30 a.m.
Event Wrap-Up/Awards/Prizes


MSSU Aquatics & Racquetball Center (Leggett & Platt Athletic Center/Young Gym)
Entrance 13
3950 E Newman Rd.
Joplin, MO 64801



***In the event of thunder/lightening, event will be cancelled.*

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Schedule/Lesson Plan

10:00 a.m.: Introduction of Event Guidelines, Lesson, Objective, & Instructors

10:02 a.m.: Safety- General Overview of Water Safety Awareness Messages & Key Skills

10:05 a.m.: Entry- Overview of Safe Entry into Water & a Review of Entry of Hazards

10:08 a.m.: Breathing/Submerging- Learn to Comfortably Submerge & Hold Breath Underwater

10:15 a.m.: Floating- Teach Front/Back Floating Skills (Assisted or unassisted based on swimmer skill level)

10:22 a.m.: Strokes- Teach Basic Locomotion & Stroke Component Skills

10:30 a.m.: Lesson Concludes