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Darren Lawson, Park Manager, Killens Pond State Park, 302-284-4526; or Necia Beck, Delaware State Parks, 302-739-9175 or

Killens Pond Water Park to host “World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™” event 

FELTON (June, 13, 2012) – On Thursday, June 14, Killens Pond Water Park will be a host location for the “World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™,” a global effort designed to raise awareness and encourage education for drowning prevention. Aquatic facilities around the world participate in this event, holding simultaneous swim lessons at 11:00 a.m. in an effort to break the Guinness World Record for largest simultaneous swimming lesson conducted. The 2012 “World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™” will endeavor to beat their own Guinness World Record from 2011, when over 20,000 individuals participated in the international event.  

Registration for the “World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™” at Killens Pond Water Park will begin at 10:30 a.m. on June 14. Lessons will start promptly at 11:00 a.m. and last for 45 minutes. Normal entrance fees apply for the park, and participants are welcome to stay at the water park after the event.  For more information, call 302-284-4526.  

Vol. 42, No. 225

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