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Refugees Learn to Swim with SwimMagic

08 June 2015

Refugees Learn to Swim with SwimMagic

Chin Refugees living in Nelson are learning to Swim here at the Richmond Aquatic Centre. Parents and their teenagers have taken to the water here at the Aquatic Centre to build water confidence and basic skills to keep them safe in and around the water with the project aiming to connect with the Refugee Community's needs.

Sponsored by Port Nelson the Red Cross has nominated a number of Refugees to participate in Water Safety and Learn to Swim Lessons provided by the staff here at SwimMagic.  None of the swimmers have had any prior experience in swimming and many have never been in a Swimming Pool.

SwimMagic is proud to be assisting the Refugee Community and families to have more awareness of water safety and learning to swim through our SwimMagic Programme.