Florida Voters Believe
A 2020 poll of Florida voters confirmed that over 90% believe every child should be taught how to swim.
Adult Americans Cannot Swim
Percentage of Adult Amercians that do not know how to swim.
Backyard and Public Use Pools
Number of backyard and public-use pools, plus tens of thousands of natural bodies of water everywhere in the State of Florida.
Create a Safer and Healthier World
The long-term impact of this bill will be to create a safer, healthier world since many parents will take action to teach their child to swim.
Every Parent Will Become Aware of the Need for Swim Lessons
Parents will receive the information, this will guarantee that every parent becomes aware of the need for swim lessons.
Will NOT Impact the Budget
The Every Child a Swimmer legislation will NOT impact the budget of any school system.
Children Perform Better in School
Research validates that children who learn to swim at an early age actually develop mentally and physically at a measurably better level, even performing better in school.
Not a Mandate
The Every Child a Swimmer legislation is NOT a mandate to require swim lessons.
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MARCH 26, 2021
Florida Legislators Support ISHOF Inspired Bill Promoting Every Child A Swimmer Before Kindergarten
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