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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...



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