Cocoa Beach Aquatic Center Part of World’s Largest Swim Lesson

By  //  September 5, 2013

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32,450 participants hosted by 432 facilities

ABOVE VIDEO: Setting the Guinness World Record for the single largest simultaneous swim lesson. It was an international effort that brought together over 35,000 participants on five different continents.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA — The Cocoa Beach Aquatic Center joined thousands of swimmers across the globe to attempt a Guinness World Record for world’s largest simultaneous swimming lesson.

Cocoa Beach Mayor Dave Netterstrom and Aquatics Center Director Sara Williams on the record-setting day. (City of Cocoa Beach image)

Cocoa Beach Mayor Dave Netterstrom and Aquatics Center Director Sara Williams on the record-setting day. (City of Cocoa Beach image)

The purpose of the event is to build awareness about the vital importance of teaching children to swim to help prevent drowning.

The Cocoa Beach Aquatic Center is delighted to announce that we successfully achieved a new Guiness Book of World Records for the largest simultaneous swimming lesson. They had 32,450 participants hosted by 432 facilities in 13 countries. This is a 30 percent increase over last year’s record of 24,873 participants.

Mark your calendars for next year’s date of Friday, June 20th, 2014. Make your plans to join us again in 2014.

For more information visit WorldsLargestSwimmingLesson.org

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32,450 participants hosted by 432 facilities in 13 countries. This is a 30 percent increase over last year’s record of 24,873 participants. (WorldsLargestSwimmingLesson.org image)


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