World's Largest Swimming Lesson
On Friday, June 24, you are invited to join thousands of children & adults uniting at aquatics facilities around the world to set a new global record for the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL).This event is for children ages 1-14 and will take place at three Gainesville locations: Andrew R. Mickle Pool, Dwight H. Hunter (Northeast) Pool and H. Spurgeon Cherry (Westside) Pool. Team WLSL & the City of Gainesville aim to surpass last year’s participant numbers & set a seventh Guinness World Record in this category. Last year's world record for the largest simultaneous swimming lesson stands at approximately 37,500 participants representing 476 locations & over 20 countries. The event begins at 10 am. To participate in this event and be part of history, arrive at 9:45 a.m. (15 minutes prior to start) at one of the three Gainesville host location facilities: Andrew R. Mickle, Sr. Pool (1717 SE 15th St.), Dwight H. Hunter (Northeast) Pool (1100 NE 14th St.) or H. Spurgeon Cherry (Westside) Pool (1001 NW 31st Dr.). To learn more about this event, visit www.WLSL.org, www.CityofGainesvilleParks.org or call 352-334-5067.