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Gwinnett to hold mass swimming lesson at Bethesda Park Aquatic Center
Gwinnett to hold mass swimming lesson at Bethesda Park Aquatic Center

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – Mark your calendars because on Tuesday, June 14, Bethesda Park Aquatic Center will host “The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson”. Thousands of kids and adults will unite at aquatic centers around the world will unite to set a new global record.

Bethesda Park Aquatic Center has been selected as an Official Host Location for this 2011 WLSL record-setting event, taking place from 11:00 a.m. to noon.

According to Gwinnet Parks and Recreation, “the inaugural WLSL event established the Guinness World Record for the largest simultaneous swimming lesson ever conducted in 2010 when almost 4,000 participants across 34 states, five countries and 3 continents participated to build awareness about the vital importance of teaching children to swim to prevent drowning.”

Participants in the event must be ages 6 years and older. Each participant will receive a World Record Breaker Certificate. Pre-registration is required and there is a $2.00 fee. Call (678) 924-6334 or visit www.gwinnettparks.com to register. More event information can also be found on the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson website www.wlsl.org.

Bethesda Park Aquatic Center is located at 225 Bethesda Church Road in Lawrenceville.

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