It’s a ‘G’ Thing: Asphalt Green’s provides free swim lessons for low-income kids


Oh the sounds of summer! Splashing, kicking, swimming.

“You get to learn new things here,” Kyle said.

“I learned how to swim on my back,” Amaya smiled.

These kids are part of a unique program called Waterproofing at Asphalt Green.

“We call it that because we want the kids to be safe in the water when they’re done,” David Ludwig, community programs director, said. “So we say that they are water proof.”

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