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Free water safety classes for kids

Kids can spend spring break week getting safer in the water this year.

Tampa-Metropolitan Area YMCAs will provide free water safety lessons to children during SPLASH! Week, March 9-12.

The lessons will be open to swimmers and non-swimmers, ages 3-12.

The free classes will focus on water familiarization, pool rules, safe water entry and exit, floating, paddling, treading water and more.

Children do not have to be YMCA members; however, pre-registration is required by visiting one of the following Tampa Bay area locations:

♦  Bob Gilbertson Central City Family YMCA, 110 East Palm Ave., Tampa

♦ Bob Sierra Family YMCA, 4029 Northdale Blvd., Tampa

♦  Campo Family YMCA, 3414 Culbreath Rd., Valrico

♦  East Pasco Family YMCA, 37301 Chapel Hill Loop, Zephyrhills

♦  New Tampa Family YMCA, 16221 Compton Dr., Tampa

♦  North Brandon Family YMCA, 3097 S. Kingsway Rd., Seffner

♦  Northwest Hills. Family YMCA, 8950 W. Waters Ave., Tampa

♦  Plant City Family YMCA, 1507 YMCA Pl., Plant City

♦  South Tampa Family YMCA, 4411 S. Himes Ave., Tampa

Parents are encouraged to register soon as space in classes is limited

Class times vary based on YMCA location.