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About Get Grenada Swimming

Grenada is an island country in the Caribbean about 100 miles north of Venezuela.

Like other Caribbean countries many National Grenadians, children and adults, cannot swim (estimated at over 80%) resulting in unfortunate drownings.

The Get Grenada Swimming is a 5-year program designed to teach 8,000 children to swim by 2021. As of April 2021 we have reached that goal. We will continue with our programmes and continue to add more. 

The programme has three strategic parts:

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1

Saturday

Free Lessons

Free lessons are held for children and adults at

13 different locations around Grenada.

Lessons are every Saturday

(and in Petite Martinique include Sundays too.)

See below for details.

 

  • St. Patrick, Bathway 9 am – 11 am

       David/Linda Wright 442-0495

  • St. Patrick, Sauteurs Break Water  9 am-11 am

       Damani Bruno 410-2394

  • St. Davids, Grenada Marine, Corinth 9-10 am 

       Catherine John 459-2393 

  • St. Georges, Grand Anse 9-10 am in front of Umbrellas 

       Deb Eastwood 404-5237​

  • St. Georges, Grand Mal 10 am - 12 pm

       in front of the Go Cool Steps

       Came Roberts 417-8399

  • St. Johns, Gouyave  12 pm-2 pm in front of the fish market

       Sharm Ashton 417-7020

  • St. Mark, Waltham Beach (North of Gouyave) 2 pm – 4 pm

       Korah Ashby 410-0208

  • St. Andrew, Birch Grove, 9 am – 12 pm

       Lovell Alexander 416-1226

  • Petite Martinique,

       Saturdays, Morang Beach, 10 am - 12 pm

       and Sundays, 1 pm  - 2 pm -  Mary Benjamin  421-6650

  • Carriacou, Paradise Beach, 9 am - 11 am

        Richard Manning  421-8585

  • Cabier Beach, Crochu, St. Andrews 9 am - 10 am
    Abigail Fletcher, 449-6091 WhatsApp Only

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Two National
Learn to Swim Weeks

July - The Monday to Friday after schools let out for the summer holidays, usually the second full week of July.

 

Easter -The Tuesday to Saturday following Easter each year. In 2022 this will take place:

April 19th - 23rd
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3

School Programmes

After School free swim programmes are currently on hold until the Ministry of Education allows continuation.

Before the shutdown, we had programmes in the following schools. If you are interested in setting up a school programme, call Deb Eastwood at 404-5237.

 

  • St. Louis RC

  • Beaulieu NT

  • Peak Seniors

  • Peak Juniors

  • Limes Mennonite School

  • Mt. Rose SDA

  • Chantimelle

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St. Patrick

St. Mark

St.  Andrew

St. John

St. George

St. David

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Click on the logo

to see more details for each location

 

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