City Receives Grant for Swim Lesson Scholarships

The City's Recreation & Parks Department was chosen as one of 78 Make a Splash programs in the U.S. to receive grant money from the USA Swimming Foundation. The awarded money will go toward John H. Denson Pool’s continued efforts to provide free swim lessons. The USA Swimming Foundation awarded a total of $436,515 to programs across the country that will provide swim lessons to an estimated 16,000 children.

“We are thrilled to have been chosen for this grant,” says Aquatics Supervisor Crystal Quesada. “Thanks to Make a Splash, we’ll be able to offer free swimming lessons to 75 kids in our community to further our drowning prevention and water safety efforts.”