THE Royal Life Saving Society of WA is running the Swim and Survive Access and Equity Program, which aims to reduce barriers to children participating in swimming lessons.
A 10-week program for Aboriginal and multicultural children was held at the Cannington Leisureplex, with nearly 40 children aged between five and 12 participating.
Royal Life Saving senior manager Trent Hotchkin said the skills learnt could help save lives.
“The program not only helps children to have fun while being active and making new friends, but… helps to build their confidence in the water, while learning vital swimming and water safety skills,” he said.
Visit www.lifesavingwa. com.au or www.swimandsurvive.com.au.