FRESNO, California.- For this long Memorial Day weekend, here are some recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to prevent a tragedy in the water.
- Install barriers to control access to hazardous water areas.
- Have supervision at all times when there are children in the pool
- Wear a life jacket, regardless of age if you do not have the ability to swim.
- Know how to provide first aid to help in case of an emergency.
- Take swimming classes.
Free Swim Lessons in Fresno
The Fresno Unified School District offers free swimming lessons for its students or residents ages 3-18. They have different levels of learning and all sessions last two weeks with classes from Monday to Friday.
June 19, 2023 – June 30, 2023
July 3, 2023- July 14, 2023
July 17, 2023 – July 28, 2013
Classes are held every half hour starting at 3:00 p.m. at 6:30 p.m. and the locations are these:
- Edison High School
- Hoover High School
- Mclane High School
- Roosevelt High School
Registrations opened this May 19, at 8:00 am. For more information you can enter www.fresno.gov/swimlessons or contact (559) 621 -7529.
Individuals who are not Fresno residents or are 18 years of age or older will pay $50.