Learning to Swim

posted on YES' March 2014 eNewsletter

"I was so scared to even get into the water on the first day, but now after each class I feel more confident." - Maria, YES Wellness Navigator. With summer fast approaching and drowning rates higher among communities of color, YES partnered with Richmond Swims, a community group run in cooperation with Richmond Friends of Recreation, to provide YES' adult ambassadors, known as Wellness Navigators, the opportunity to gain this life saving skill. The swim lessons, led by swim coach, Benicia...  Read More...