Florida Pool Pro
• October 2020
FSPA CHAPTER NEWS
EXECUTIVE DI ECTOR
When did you learn to swim?
Wendy Parker Barsell
FSPA Executive DirectorWendy@FloridaPoolPro.com
Do you remember when you learned to swim?
Was it in your own pool, a community pool or a
neighbor’s house? Did you have formal lessons?
At age three and a half my parents sent me to
swim lessons at Martin County pool, and within two
weeks I jumped off the high dive. “Bold and fearless”
as my mom says; some things never change! I
suppose with a dad building pools and with both
parents formerly life guards there was a little chlorine
in my blood from birth.
Not all kids in Florida get swimming lessons at a
young age, and there are countless adults in Florida
who have never learned to swim. The drowning
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