USA Swimming Awards Learn-to-Swim Funding
The USA Swimming Foundation, the philanthropic arm of USA Swimming, announced that $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 include:
- Bitterroot Aquatic Center in Hamilton, Mont.
- Boys & Girls Club of San Dieguito in Solana Beach, Calif.
- CHPC Swim Ministry in Cincinnati
- Dynamo Swim Club in Chamblee, Ga.
- Holland Aquatic Center in Holland, Mich.
- Humans4Kindness/Jim Booth Swim School in Santa Cruz, Calif.
- Kenosha YMCA in Kenosha, Wis.
- Montrose Recreation District in Montrose, Colo.
- Muskegon YMCA in Muskegon, Mich.
- Nashville Dolphins in Nashville, Tenn.
- Seattle Parks & Recreation
- Sensory Enhanced Aquatics in Kansas City
- Summerville Family YMCA in Summerville, S.C.
- The Riviera Club Foundation Inc. in Indianapolis
- The Salvation Army Western Territorial Headquarters in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.
- Wenatchee Valley YMCA in Wenatchee, Wash.
- Whitewater Aquatics Management in Seattle
- YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta Inc. in Atlanta, Ga.
- YMCA of San Francisco
- YMCA of the Capital Area in Baton Rouge, La.
- YMCA of Greater Des Moines in Des Moines, Iowa