Photo courtesy World's Largest Swimming Lesson 2016
Photo courtesy World's Largest Swimming Lesson 2016

The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson isn’t the only swim lesson out there, of course, but it might be the most fun. Think about it: Dozens of kids and, often, adults hopping into the water at a facility, squealing, laughing, ready to learn and happy to help a good cause. Now multiply that by thousands … around the entire planet.

For 2016, the rules were changed a bit to make it easier for everyone to participate in different time zones on the same day. Things went swimmingly -- and some records were broken, too.

Can’t get enough of WLSL?
* To check out some 2016 WLSL visuals, click here.
* To see what Olympic swimmer Janet Evans had to say about WLSL, click here.

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