Swim for Life will teach kids a lifelong skill, for free
Last updated 1/17/2020 at 8:48pm
Learning to swim is an important skill for anyone, but especially in the Pacific Northwest, where residents are surrounded by water. Swim for Life, a nonprofit organization in Snohomish, has offered to teach all second-grade students in the Snohomish School District how to swim - for free.
Drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional, injury-related death for children in Washington state. It is the fifth-leading cause of death for children in the United States, according to the Center for Diseases Control and Prevention.
Rob Serviss, Swim for Life president and aquatics manager a...