Wet 'n' Wild Hawaii attempting to break a world recordUPDATED 7:34 AM HST Jun 17, 2014Video Transcript
You can be a part of a Guinness World Record attempt for the largest swim lesson.. Here to tell us more is Eddie Galdones from Wet n Wild Hawaii. Wet 'n' Wild Hawaii will be joining in a nationwide attempt to break the Guiness Book of World Records with the nation's top water safety and training organizations for The World's Largest Swimming Lesson , Friday, June 20, 2014, to build awareness about the vital importance of teaching children to swim in order to help prevent drowning. On June 20th, waterparks, pools and other aquatic facilities around the globe will host local WLSL lessons in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record. In 2013, 35,000 participants at more than 700 locations contributed to a 40 percent increase over the previous year's world record. Wet 'n' Wild Hawaii is the sponsor for the 50th state and hopes to contribute to breaking the current world record by inviting the public to participate in the 30-minute swim lesson taught by Kama'aina Kids, which is also bringing 200 kids to join in the swim lesson. THE LARGEST SWIM LESSON IN THE WORLD Friday, June 20, 2014 The public is welcome to start lining up at 5 a.m. Gates open at 5:30 a.m. The first 0 people into the par fe 6:30 a.m. are EE. Swim Lesson will start at 9 a.m.