NSC’s National Swim Programme to kick off in July

first_imgThe annual ‘Learn to Swim’ programme which is organised by the Ministry of the Presidency, Department of Social Cohesion and the National Sports Commission (NSC), is aimed at teaching the skill of swimming to children, especially those within the school age.In past years, the programme has been a huge success, attracting over 100 students at each session and ensuring that they leave with the much need skill. Organisers have even gone as far as to implement an Easter version of the programme. This year’s instalment of the vacation edition will run from July 9 to August 17.Colgrain swimming pool located on Camp Street, will be host to the children 6-10 years, while the National Aquatic Centre, Liliendaal, Greater Georgetown, will be home to the 11-16 year sessions.Parents and guardians who are interested in registering their children can do so at the National Sports Commission, Homestretch Avenue; Colgrain pool; or the National Aquatic Centre. There are limited spaces available and as such, registration will be on a first come first serve basis. Registration fees are set at just $1000 and registration will begin on Monday, June 25.last_img