Pennsylvania – Do you know how to swim? Saturday, May 19 is National Learn to Swim Day, and a new national survey finds many parents do not fully understand all the benefits children receive from swimming.

Three-time Olympic medalist Elizabeth Beisel has won a total of nine medals in major international competition, four gold, one silver and four bronze.

Many school teach swim classes, but kids can get extra help from relatives, private lessons, or public lessons at places like the YMCA.

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