Caribbean Council

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Caribbean Council

Council Chair: Janelle Aktinson - Wignall

Purpose: Caribbean council purpose is to increase education about water safety and drowning prevention as well as connect individuals and groups who currently participate or are interested in aquatics within the Caribbean.  

Whether you are a past, present or future aquatic professional this group is created to share best practices, especially as they relate to efforts to provide access to groups traditionally underrepresented in the aquatics from all over the Caribbean

For anyone interested in information, tips, resources, questions, and/or curiosity within aquatic initiatives within the Caribbean contact Janelle Aktinson - Wignall

Members: 12
Latest Activity: Feb 1

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News

Krystal Lara is one of very few Latinas in her class at Stuyvesant High School, and in the pool. She’s backstroking her way toward the Olympics.

From The New York Times:

Her Parents Thought Swimming Lessons Were a Good Idea

Krystal Lara is one of very few Latinas in her class at Stuyvesant High School, and in the pool. She’s backstroking her way toward the Olympics.…

Former Yale swimmer Siphiwe Baleka

Good video about former Yale swimmer Siphiwe Baleka

http://www.foxsports.com/video?vid=396080195760

Newsweek Article

Read the Newsweek article featuring The Diversity in Aquatics Program and several of its members.

Read the Newsweek article featuring The Diversity in Aquatics Program and several of its members.

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