An Australian’s New Year Swimming Resolution

Chloe McCardel is a 27 year old marathon swimmer from Melbourne, Australia, who has made a new year’s resolution for 2013. She announced her intention to swim across from Cuba to the United States without a shark cage. So far, she has already completed a total...

Teaching Children to Swim

Most people wouldn’t usually be too concerned about finding a swimming pool in the middle of December, especially if you are in Singapore. However, for the Reedley City Council in California, this was an issue for them. Their program to teach children how to...

Christmas Day Swim

Every year on the 25th of December without fail, Brighton beach will attract a crowd over. This is because they have an annual Christmas day swim where members of the Brighton Swimming Club would brave the cold weather and icy waters in front of hundreds of...

Canada’s First Ice Swimmer

As Paul Duffield concluded his one-mile swim at the Gellatley Bay Aquatic Park on Okanagan Lake, he effectively became the first official ice swimmer of Canada. The Canadian had to follow the rules and swim under a temperature colder than five degrees Celsius....

Olympians Lead Push For Swimming Lessons

In our previous post, we talked about parents withdrawing their child from swimming lessons in Australia due to budget constrains. Due to no subsidy from the State Government, some parents find themselves having to make a difficult decision. Ultimately, sacrifices...

Children Withdrawing From Swimming Classes

Although the drowning rate of school-aged children is increasing in Victoria, Australia, some parents find themselves having to pull their children out from swimming lessons. They had to do so due to budget constrains. These cash-strapped parents are already facing...