North Texas Jellystone Park™ Offers Free Swim Lessons June 21 As A Participant In A Global Event Called “The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson”
BURLESON, Texas — Three hundred children and teens through age 18 will participate in “The World’s Large Swimming Lesson,” which takes place at 8:15 a.m. Thursday, June 21.
The free swimming lesson, hosted by the North Texas Jellystone Park, is one of 700 such events taking place around the world on the same day. The lesson is designed to teach children to swim to help prevent drowning.
Last year’s event drew 41,068 students at 641 facilities in 26 countries.
The swimming lesson will take place next door to Jellystone Park at the Pirate’s Cove Water Park at 2461 S. Burleson Boulevard in Burleson.
The swim instructors will be provided by Aqua-Tots Swim School and Sigma Swim School, both of which are now part of a community drowning prevention coalition that includes Cooks Children’s Hospital, Burleson Fire Department, the City of Burleson and North Texas Jellystone Park.
Burleson Fire Department personnel will be onsite with drowning prevention materials and also providing CPR skills training beginning at 8:15 am.
About Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resorts
Launched in 1969, the Jellystone Park™ system is the second largest chain of campgrounds in the United States, boasting 84 campgrounds with more than 18,000 campsites and vacation rentals in 30 states and five Canadian provinces. Its Camp-Resorts are among the best campgrounds in the industry with a quality reputation for being fun, friendly, clean and service-oriented parks. Additionally, each Jellystone Park™ is themed with Yogi Bear™ elements providing instant recognition and consumer appeal. It is truly a place “Where You Camp With Friends.”® Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™ Camp-Resorts are franchised through Leisure Systems, Inc. (LSI), a wholly owned subsidiary of The Park River Corporation, Cincinnati, Ohio. For more information, visit http://www.campjellystone.com.