WHITE RIVER JUNCTION - The Upper Valley Aquatic Center (UVAC)
joined forces with 431 other facilities to break the Guinness
World Record for the World's Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL) on June
18, 2013. The size of the lesson increased by 30% to include
32,450 participants in 13 countries.
Aquatic facilities around the globe hosted local WLSL lessons
simultaneously at 11 a.m. EST breaking the Guinness World
This event calls attention to the fact that swimming is a
life-saving skill; drowning is one of the leading causes of death
for children ages 1-14.