Lincoln Pool hosts 'I CAN SWIM' event

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Cincinnati Recreation Commission's Lincoln Pool hosted the "I CAN SWIM!" Derby on Wednesday morning.

More than 300 CRC day camp children from various recreation centers participated in a combination of swimming skills and fun.

The derby was hosted in conjunction with the "I CAN SWIM!" program launched at the beginning of the summer. The "I CAN SWIM!" Project is American Red Cross instruction designed to help swimmers of all ages begin, develop and refine their swimming skills.

In the program, Red Cross Water Safety Instructors teach participants a variety of swim strokes, personal safety skills and diving techniques. At more advanced levels, students refine their skills and discover how to incorporate swimming into a lifetime fitness program.

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