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Family Water Safety: swimming skills for newly arrived immigrants in Sweden

Geographic Area

Sweden

City

Stockholm

Language

Swedish

Type of Information

Evaluation

Organisation

Swedish Life Saving Society (Svenska livräddningssällskapet)

Contact Person

Lisa Grinell (Login to send email)

Contact Person Function

Project Leader, responsible for education

Ongoing Project

No

Summary

Through the Family Water Safety programme, the Swedish Life Saving Society has successfully provided newly arrived immigrant children, young people and their families with swimming expertise so that they can feel safe in the water, become water safety ambassadors and enjoy Sweden's outdoor life.