June 2011

The USA Swimming Foundation is pleased to announce $249,000 in grants have been awarded to Make a Splash local partner programs across the country! These grant dollars will assist in providing quality programming, certified instructors, resources and equipment needed to help chilren learn how to swim. Grants will also be used to provide free or discounted swim lessons to children in diverse or disadvantaged communities.  Since its inception in 2007, the USA Swimming Foundation's Make a Splash grant program has awarded more than $1.5 million dollars to worthy local partner programs nationwide.

2011 Make a Splash Local Partner Program Grant Recipients

City of Bakersfield Park & Recreation, CA
Bridgeport YMCA, CT
Caldwell YMCA, ID
Cincinnati Rec. Commission, OH
Colorado Springs Park & Recreation, CO
Colorado Springs Swim School, CO
Cusack Family Swim School, TX
City of Englewood Park & Recreation, CO
City of Farmington Park & Recreation, NM
Great Lakes Aquatics, MI
Creater Columbus Swim School, OH
Greater Pensacola Aquatic Club, FL
LK Swim School, CA
Loma Verde/Chula Vista, CA
Monterey County Aquatic Team, CA
Parkway/Chula Vista, CA
Santa Clara Swim Club, CA
Swim Lessons Co., SC
Urbandale City Swimming Pool, IA
Valley of the Moon Aquatics, CA
YMCA Baton Rouge BREC, LA
YMCA Copper Basin, AZ

Benjamin Foundation Grant Recipients
Irvington Aquatics, NJ
Maryland-National Capital PPC, MD
Nadar Por Vida, DC/VA
New York City Park & Rec, NY
Swim America at Penn Charter, PA

Florida/Bealls Grant Recipients
Blue Wave Swimming/Brandon
Sarasota Swim Academy
US Swim Academy

Houston/ConocoPhillips Grant Recipients
Greater Houston YMCA
Harris County Aquatics Program
Houston Parks & Rec
Katy Aquatics

Congratulations to each of these Make a Splash Local Partners!