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Posted on: June 5, 2023

[ARCHIVED] FREE Beginner Swim Lessons & Basic Water Safety


Learn to swim with Charles River Aquatics (CRA) during a FREE 4-day crash course in Basic Water Safety in June. 

CRA has partnered with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) as a site for the 2023 Water Safety Initiative.  CRA will provide beginner swimming lessons with the goal of creating a safer environment for all patrons at public beaches and pools across the Commonwealth. 

Sign up for a  4-day crash course* in Basic Water Safety anytime between June 5-29, 2023 to prepare for the summer season ahead.

This program is open to anyone ages 4 and up and is located at the Boston Sports Institute, 900 Worcester Street, in Wellesley. 

Dates:  June 5-8; 12-15; 19-22; 26-29

To Register:

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The Water Safety Initiative lessons offered by CRA are funded with a grant from the DCR.  There is no cost to participants.  CRA believes that knowing how to swim is a basic life skill-- one that everyone should have for safety and for fun.

*Please note: This program is not designed as part of regular CRA Instructional Swim Programming and is not intended for those already enrolled in CRA lessons.  

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