20140620 - Swim Lessons Record - nwherald


H. Rick Bamman - hbamman@shawmedia.com
Crystal Lake Park District life guard and swim instructor Kelly McNeely leads her students in a swim lesson at Crystal Lake's Main Beach on Friday, June 20, 2014. Over a hundred children participated in the fifth World’s Largest Swimming Lesson and to try to set a new Guinness World Record. Research shows participation in formal swimming lessons can reduce the risk of drowning by 88% among children aged 1-4.