USA Swimming Foundation 2016 Grant Recipients

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In 2016, The USA Swimming Foundation awarded 52 grants, totaling $337,017 to Make a Splash Local Partners in 23 states across the country! These grants will provide free or reduced cost swimming lessons to more than 20,000 children nationwide. Including the grants provided this year, the USA Swimming Foundation is proud to have awarded more than $4 million in grant funding since 2007. 


Thank you to the USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash Local Partners who applied, and for everything you do daily to promote water safety and the need to learn to swim to children, parents, and community leaders in your area. YOU are helping the USA Swimming Foundation save lives and build champions! Congratulations to the 2016 USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash grant recipients listed below! 


5 Cities Swim School

Akron YMCA

Belle Chasse YMCA

Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley

Bridgeport YMCA

Buffalo City Swim Racers

Canton City Schools

Chatham County Aquatic Center

Cincinnati Recreation Commission

City of Alexandria Potomac Marlins USA Swim Team

City of Bakersfield Recreation and Parks

City of Boynton Beach

City of Detroit Parks and Recreation

City of El Cajon-Fletcher Hills Pool

City of Gunnison Parks and Recreation

City of Jersey City - Department of Recreation

City of Newark, Division of Recreation

City of San Diego Park and Recreation Department

City of Spokane

City of Urbandale

Copley-Price Family YMCA

Cumberland Cape Atlantic YMCA - YMCA of Vineland

DeKalb Aquatics Swim Team Inc.

Derby Recreation Commission - Unsinkables Program

District 196 Community Education Aquatics Program

Duluth Area Family YMCA

Fort Worth Drowning Prevention Coalition

Greater Houston YMCA

Harris County, Precinct 1

Holland Community Aquatic Center

HYCAT at Charleston Inc, Swimming Program

Irving Independent School District - Swim Safe

Lawrence YMCA

Little Fishes Swim School

Monterey County Aquatic Team/SwimAmerica

Montrose Recreation District - Montrose Aquatics Center

Muskegon YMCA

New York City Department of Parks & Recreation and its Swim for Life program

Pacific Coast Marlins Learn to Swim

Peninsula Family YMCA

Roeper School


The Gift of Swimming

Treasure Valley Family YMCA

Waycross YMCA

YMCA of Broome County

YMCA of Broome County West Family Branch

YMCA of Garfield

YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago - South Side YMCA

YWCA Evanston North Shore

YWCA Tulsa


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