Golden Opportunity: Bringing Swimming to Minority Communities


At the 2017 Project Play Summit, experts discuss the opportunities and the need for more minorities to swim. Moderating the session is Gary Hall, jr., Olympic gold medalist. Panelists are Reece Whitley, 17 year old swimmer in Philadelphia; Nikki Cobbs, Aquatic Coordinator, Baltimore Recreation & Parks; Tom Fristoe, Founder/General Manager, Team Unity; and James Nicholson, Board Chairman, YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit. To learn more about Project Play, visit


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