There are many locations where children and adults can access swimming lessons.  There are two main organisations that govern such lessons.  they are as follows:

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The Canadian Red Cross has been offering swimming instruction and leadership development programs in Canada for more than 60 years.  Today, over one million Canadians enrol in our programs each year and 20,000 are trained and certified annually as Water Safety Instructors.  



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Our Swim for Life program stresses lots of in-water practice to develop solid swimming strokes and skills. We incorporate valuable Water Smart® education that will last a lifetime.



To find a local pool where you can participate in a learn to swim program please see the links below:

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