"Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan "press on" has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race." Calvin Coolidge
All of our children need to have many opportunities to learn how to swim throughout their lives. Going to the pool is fun. But being strong in the water is also a way to stay safe in many settings throughout life.