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Swimming lessons in 9 News reports

| Safety

I've been thinking a lot about the way we all learned to swim back in our own childhoods lately, because I have been sitting/standing/pacing/reading/typing beside a pool now for a DECADE. That's right, it has been week after week, year after year, of whistling, encouraging, smiling, clapping as my daughters get into position, lie face down in water and promptly sink like stones.

Swimming should be every child’s first sport

| CLOH concepts

Girl swimmers experiences with their first period

| Resources

Video resource from Australia. 

Periods can be a stressful experience, but add a little water and it can feel like a total nightmare!

This short documentary features three experienced competitive swimmers sharing some tips talking about their own personal experiences. No one is alone in the journey of growing up, even though it can sometimes feel that way. Please share this video and help empower our strong, young females.

Water polo scholarship

| Invite

Ron Gonen, a former athlete from both the University of Massachusetts and Young Athletes of America Water Polo Club, has established a $5,000 scholarship available to water polo athletes aged 14-19 who exhibit leadership or the potential for leadership based on the values of teamwork, sportsmanship and community.

Named in honor of his mother, the purpose of the scholarship is to provide an athlete with limited financial means the opportunity for high level training and instruction. Funds can be used for academic endeavors such as private high school tuition with a water polo team.

 Button below goes to the formal application. The deadline for the application is July 1st, 2019. Send all application material to

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