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We're an online swim community dedicated to inspiring and helping adults learn how to swim. Think you're alone? Think again. As many as 50-65% of U.S. adults can't swim. Stay a while. Have a look around. We can help you find your inner swimmer. Join the Swimmunity®! 

Stuck in the process of learning how to swim? Don't stop! Read these 10 facts every new adult swimmer should know.

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Make a Difference - End Disparities in Swimming

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What exactly does Swimmunity® mean? Well, it can actually be a couple of different things. It's the combination of swim + community. Or it can be read as swim(m) + unity. Either way, it gets the job done. Join this community to unite with other adults on our common quest of learning how to swim.

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Nora Edwards replied to David A's discussion Suggestions? Help?
"To get a breath, you need to roll your whole body to the side. It's not twisting and does not involve flexibility. "
Jun 14, 2012
Nora Edwards replied to David A's discussion Suggestions? Help?
"Where do you live? A good instructor should be able to adapt lessons to cope with your issues. Pull buoys can be helpful to men whose legs sink, but the real answer is to kick them to the top. Flutter kicking is not like walking. It involves moving…"
Jun 5, 2012
Nora Edwards is now a member of Swimmunity
Jun 5, 2012

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What motivated you to learn how to swim?
Always loved the water.
Where are you swimming now?
YMCA Brookfield, Ct

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