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USA Swimming Foundation Awards Additional $157,745 in 2023 Learn-to-Swim Grant Funding

USA Swimming Foundation Awards Additional $157,745 in 2023 Learn-to-Swim Grant Funding

The USA Swimming Foundation, the philanthropic arm of USA Swimming, today announced $157,745 has been awarded to an additional 21 swim lesson providers via its Learn-to-Swim Grant program. The two rounds of grants awarded this year by the USA Swimming Foundation combined for more than $800,000 to 125 providers across 33 states. 

“With these additional funds being awarded, it is estimated nearly 18,000 individuals will have the opportunity to learn the lifesaving skill of swimming,” USA Swimming Foundation Senior Director of Development Elaine Calip said. “By adding to the over $7 million already distributed throughout the program’s tenure, we are proud to continue making a direct impact on communities across the United States.”

Programs awarded funding directly support free or reduced-cost swim lessons at the youth and adult levels. The initial round of 2023 grants was announced on March 28 and can be viewed here
Additional awardees are:

Program Name City   State
 Bitterroot Aquatic Center  Hamilton  Montana
 Boys & Girls Club of San Dieguito  Solana Beach  California
 CHPC Swim Ministry  Cincinnati  Ohio
 Dynamo Swim Club  Chamblee  Georgia
 Holland Aquatic Center  Holland  Michigan
 Humans4Kindness/Jim Booth Swim School  Santa Cruz  California
 Kenosha YMCA  Kenosha  Wisconsin
 Montrose Recreation District  Montrose  Colorado
 Muskegon Young Mens Christian Association  Muskegon  Michigan
 Nashville Dolphins  Nashville  Tennessee
 Seattle Parks and Recreation
 Seattle  Washington
 Sensory Enhanced Aquatics  Kansas City
 Kansas City
 Summerville Family YMCA  Summerville  South Carolina
 The Riviera Club Foundation, Inc  Indianapolis  Indiana
 The Salvation Army Western Territorial Headquarters  Rancho Palos Verdes  California
 Wenatchee Valley YMCA  Wenatchee  Washington
 Whitewater Aquatics Management  Seattle  Washington
 YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, Inc.  Atlanta  Georgia
 YMCA of San Francisco  San Francisco  California
 YMCA of the Capital Area  Baton Rouge  Louisiana
 Young Men’s Christian Association of Greater Des Moines  Des Moines  Iowa

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