About - Step Into Swim


Step Into Swim is an initiative of the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance committed to creating more swimmers.

With Olympic medalist Rowdy Gaines at the helm, Step Into Swim has invested in the next generation of swimmers and supports learn-to-swim programs that provide children (and their families) of all ages and backgrounds with the lifesaving skill of learning to swim. Step Into Swim helps extend a safe and healthy pool experience to underserved communities through free access to swimming lessons. 

Since 2012, Step Into Swim has funded swimming lessons for more than 300,000 children across the country and continues to make an impact where it matters. We play an active role in sparking confidence in the water and empowering children to believe they can do anything -- because they can! As a leader in the aquatics industry, we prioritize pool, hot tub, spa and water safety. Click here to read more about our mission.



Learning to swim safely is essential to:


Our Mission to improve health and wellness of youngest swimmers
Improve health and wellness of our youngest swimmers

Decrease high drowning rate
Decrease the already-too-high drowning rate

foster love of swimming
Foster a love of swimming and water sports

Podcast create career opportunities
Create potential career opportunities


Looking for funding for your learn-to-swim program?                                     Apply Now

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