• Chris Ayriss

Free Swim Safe Lessons for Children on the Beach

Updated: Sep 11

Pirate FM News reports: Children are being urged to ‘Swim Safe’ in St Ives this summer.


Sessions are underway as part of the national programme that teaches kids outdoor swimming and water safety. The lessons are open to 7-14 year old’s over the summer holidays. The aim is to make sure children know what to do if they do get into trouble in open water. Watch the video…


Comment: Training children to Swim Safe in open water is the first step in reintroducing safe swimming and preventing needless drowning in England. The next step is to establish safe bathing places on river and lakesides, so that these swim safe skills can be reinforced.

#ASA #RNLI #StIves #SwimSafe

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