Swim Lessons

The Carson Valley Swim Center was featured in the Record-Courier on August 2016.  If you would like to read the whole article you can Click Here.  If you would like to know more about Swim Lessons Click Here.

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Kids get more out of swim lessons

The surrounding lakes and rivers are famous for kayaking, river rafting, swimming, fishing and more. Knowing how to swim is one thing, but what happens when a kayak tips over on a raging river or a swimmer is drowning in Lake Tahoe? The first logical reaction would be to go in after and try to save the person right? Wrong. It is important to know basic safety in open and often cold and fast moving water, which the Carson Valley Swim Center introduced into their swim lessons Tuesday.

Douglas County Search and Rescue’s John Soderman and Bob Voss showed and explained the Do’s and Don’ts of enjoying and being safe around water to a group of swim lesson kids aged 3 to 13.

“In water things happen fast,” said Soderman. “Everyone says they can swim and think that’s enough, but it’s not about how long I can swim, it’s about how long I can float.”…

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