Teach Kids to Swim





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Project Description

Country: USA

Location: Joliet, Illinois

Total Budget: $2,000

Areas of Focus: Maternal and child health, Economic and community development

Activity Type: Community Development: Volunteer Services

Summary: Purchase supplies and food for teach a kid to swim day

The Rotary Club of Joliet will partner with the YMCA and Fairmont School District to teach kids basic swimming and safety skills. The Fairmont District is an exceptionally underprivileged area where all students are on a "free lunch" program. Approximately, 75 second grade students will be taught basic swim and safety skills. The Rotary Club of Joliet will provide swimsuits, googles and towels for the students and volunteer on the day of the event by handing out towels and snacks after they have completed the course. The instruction will take place at the Joliet YMCA and certified YMCA coaches will be instructors.

Project Contact Person

District: 6450

Rotary Club of: Joliet

Primary Contact: Jen Howard

Email: tcbyshorewood@yahoo.com

Project Status

This project is "Signed". This means that the signatures from the club leadership have been collected. This project is now being reviewed by the district leadership for approval. Once a decision is made, the status of the project will be changed to "Approved".

Project listed for the 2019-20 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project





Joliet (6450)









DDF contributions in grey are pending approval of the corresponding district committee.

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History Log Entries


by Jen Howard

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Jen Howard

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.


by Rachel Ossyra

The project status is correct. Rachel Ossyra DRFC


System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Jen Howard.

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