SWIM!        
 Safe Water Instruction Matters!

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Our Mission:

To provide swim lessons to those who cannot afford them and do not have the resourses available to learn.  Our goal is to do our part to prevent the heartbreak of losing a loved one because of drowning and to open up the door to a more enriched life experience by learning to enjoy water recreation.



Our Structure

Swim Safe Corporation is a registered tax-exempt organization under IRS Section 501 (c) (3) and is authorized to solicit and accept tax-deductable contributions..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leadership

Board of Directors:

Bruce Bylsma – President & Secretary

Jan Bylsma – Vice President & Treasurer

 

Legal Council:

Van Dam & Jesson PLC, Grand Rapids

Accounting & Tax Council:

Gabridge & Company CPA, Grand Rapids

News

MLIVE – Column helps unite efforts to stem drownings in West Michigan with free Swim Lessons

2013:
  • Swim Safe to provide swim lessons to 3rd graders at West Side Christian School.
  • Swim Safe to expand outreach to include funding the training of Water Safety Instructors.
  • Swim Safe Corp provides swim lessons to at-risk students at Gladiola Elementary, Wyoming Public Schools ranging frfom 1st to 4th grades. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Benefits

 Our community will realize significant benefits.

  • Less drowning.
  • Enriching activities for students by learning the fun of water activities.
  • Swimming provides a low cost opportunity for families to get out and enjoy our natural resources.
  • Learning to swim is an activity that will be passed along to future generations.

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