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Disney Hosts Worlds Largest Swim Lesson

Typhoon Lagoon
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Nothing screams summer like a pool party! Disney World always has something new and exciting to share with each holiday that comes. The beginning of summer is no different. Disney World’s Water Parks are a great way to kick off the summer, relax in the cool water and soak in the Florida sun.

The Walt Disney Company is known for its work with charities and for giving back to its fans in many ways. This year, Disney hosted the World’s Largest Swim Lesson, partnering with multiple Florida non-profits at Typhoon Lagoon.

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Largest Swimming Lesson

This largest swimming lesson hosted 650 students at Typhoon Lagoon, “an annual event designed to promote safe water practices worldwide,” as detailed by Disney. This program helps “build awareness and empower students with the skills they need to swim safely.”

Disney World hosted its 14th annual event, kicking the summer off with quite a splash! It is no secret that the Walt Disney Company is still very much in the business of making life magical. With these lessons, students get to learn vital tips while making memories that will last a lifetime. Also, pointing out, “Not only is Disney providing a great opportunity for over 650 participants, but they’re likely saving at least 650 lives in the process.” detailed by Inside the Magic.

Typhoon Lagoon

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Disney’s Water Parks

Disney’s Water Parks, Typhoon Lagoon, opened in 1989, and Blizzard Beach opened in 1995. Although Blizzard Beach is currently closed for refurbishment, both Parks have brought waves of excitement to Guests. Offering a lazy river, water slides, wave pools, dining, and more, these Parks make for a fun day in the sun.

Typhoon Lagoon

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Now that summer is here gear up to soak in some rays and enjoy the Florida weather. When will your next trip be to Typhoon Lagoon?

About Sarahfina LoFaso

Sarahfina is an author, and adjunct professor with a passion for writing and of course, all things Disney! Cinderella is her favorite princess and movie, both the animated and Rodgers & Hammerstein’s 1997 version. In close second place is Hercules, tied with Saving Mr. Banks. Sarahfina enjoys writing about the history of Walt Disney and all the parks, along with food, dining, and resorts. Her favorite ride is the Tower of Terror, and her favorite restaurant right now is the San Angel Inn, in EPCOT. Most importantly, her must-have snack every Disney trip is the controversial turkey leg, because it reminds her of her family trips as a kid with her grandparents.