USA Swimming Foundation Announces 2014 Grant Recipients


The USA Swimming Foundation announced its 2014 USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash grant recipients. All grant funds are used to provide swim lessons and water safety education for children who wouldn’t otherwise have the opportunity to learn to swim.

“With the 2014 grants provided this year, the USA Swimming Foundation is proud to have awarded more than $3 million in grant funding since 2007,” said USA Swimming Foundation Executive Director Debbie Hesse. “Providing these grants makes it possible for the USA Swimming Foundation to live up to its mission of saving lives and building champions by empowering our Make a Splash Local Partners to extend the gift of learn-to-swim in their communities.”

The Foundation received 130 applications to help fund learn-to-swim programs across the country. After careful review, the grant review committee agreed to award 57 grants, totaling $322,495 to USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash Local Partners in 24 states across the country.

Phillips 66, who, in addition to presenting the USA Swimming Foundation’s Make a Splash Tour, has made a significant financial contribution to provide grant funding to Make a Splash Partners in Houston, TX.

2014 USA Swimming Foundation Make a Splash Grant Recipients
(listed alphabetically by program name)

Academy Swim Club

Irving Independent School District

Swim Safe

Achison Family YMCA

Johnston YMCA

Alexander Family YMCA

Jordan YMCA

Amphibious Achievement

KATY Aquatics

Asphalt Green

Lawrence YMCA

Blue Springs Family YMCA

Maryland-National Capital Park

and Planning Commission

Boys and Girls Club of San Dieguito

Monterey County Aquatic Team/SwimAmerica

Canton City Schools

NH Swim School

Chatham County Aquatic Center

NMSU Swim School

Cincinnati Recreation Foundation for the Cincinnati Recreation Commission

NYC Parks & Recreation and its

Swim for Life program

City of Bakersfield Department of

Recreation & Parks

Pacific Coast Marlins

Learn to Swim

City of Boynton Beach

Pikes Peak Athletics

City of Chula Vista, Parkway Aquatic Center

and Loma Verde Aquatic Center

San Gabriel Valley YMCA

City of Fort Lauderdale

Parks and Recreation

Santa Clara Swim Club

Learn to Swim

City of Hialeah

Sarah Heinz House

Copely Family YMCA

Sarasota Swim Academy

Englewood Parks & Recreation Department

Treasure Valley YMCA

First Colony Swim Team

Truckee Donner Recreation

and Park District

Fond du Lac Family YMCA

Tsunami Swimming

Fort Worth Drowning Prevention Coalition

Upper Valley Aquatic Center

Friends of Georgetown Parks & Rec:

Georgetown Swims

Urbandale City Swimming Pool

Germantown Life Enrichment Center

Valley of the Moon Aquatics

Golden Isles Swimming, Inc.

Warren H Daugherty Aquatic Center/South Lane School District

Grand Rapids Novi Sad Aquatics

YMCA of Broome County

Greater Columbus Swim

Team of Ohio (GCSTO)

YMCA of Greater Des Moines

Greensboro Aquatic Center

YMCA of Greater Houston

Harris County Aquatics Program

YMCA of San Joaquin County

Hearin Chandler Family YMCA

YWCA Evanston/North Shore

Houston Swim Club - Sharpstown

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