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 initiative was a 5-year program designed to teach 8,000 children to swim by 2021. In July, 2021 we reached that goal and more (9,600)!  We will continue with our programmes to teach 10,000 children and adults in the next 5 years, but in addition we now have a goal to certify 100 Professional Swim Instructors during that time period.  We are putting extensive programmes in place with the National Training Agency to award National Vocational Qualifications (NVQ).  We also will be certifying some instructors with Bronze Cross Training from the Lifesaving Society in Canada and Lifeguarding certifications with the Red Cross.  

Our swim programmes have three strategic parts:



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.


  • Grenville, Telescope 9 am – 11 am

       Shaniqua Cobb 422-4906

  • 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



Learn to Swim Weeks

National Learn to Swim Week
July 11th - 15th

National Learn to Swim Weeks

July - The Monday to Friday after schools let out for the summer holidays.  In 2022 it will be July 11-15th.


Spring Break - April 19-23, 2022


Our Videos

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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

Our Locations

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to see more details 

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St. Patrick

St. Mark

St.  Andrew

St. John

St. George

St. David