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Hawaiian Falls Waco to participate in setting new record for World's Largest Swimming Lesson

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WACO, TX (KXXV) -

Hawaiian Falls Waco will be participating in a worldwide attempt to set a new record for the World's Largest Swimming Lesson.

The event began in 2010 when it was established by the Guinness World Record for the largest simultaneous swimming lesson. Its purpose is to share the importance of teaching children how to swim in order to prevent drowning.

In 2017, 41,068 children and adults participated in 26 countries in water parks across the globe.

The event is on June 21 starting at 8:30 a.m. During the day, thousands of participants will take part in more than 20 counties on five continents. The swim lesson will last for 30 minutes.

Participants and spectators can purchase a discounted ticket online for $19.99, which includes the lesson and all-day access to the park. All ages are welcome to participate.

Participants must register by 8:30 a.m. either online or at the park the day of the event.

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