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Everybody into the pool

SHARC instructor Cathy Tracey teaches Vivianne Zhou, 8, how to back float.

SHARC instructor Cathy Tracey teaches Vivianne Zhou, 8, how to back float.

Shrewsbury – On June 18, the Shrewsbury Health and Racquet Club (SHARC) hosted a local portion of the world's largest swim lesson to promote the importance of children learning to swim to prevent drowning. Lessons were simultaneously conducted worldwide at 11 a.m. (ET) in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record. The local lesson was organized in conjunction with Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation.

Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

SHARC instructor Jess Kliss helps Jessica Franklin, 6.

SHARC instructor Jess Kliss helps Jessica Franklin, 6.

Padma Shenoy and her son, Shriram, 2, enjoy the swim lesson.

Padma Shenoy and her son, Shriram, 2, enjoy the swim lesson.

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2 Comments for “Everybody into the pool”

  1. Where I can get a hard copy of this article and what date…

  2. Community Advocate Staff

    Hi Padma, Please contact me at news@communityadvocate.com. Thanks. Bonnie

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