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.