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Olympic Gold Medalist Rowdy Gaines Visits Disney’s Blizzard Beach for the ‘World’s Largest Swimming Lesson’

Jacqueline Logan

by , Public Relations Coordinator

Summer is officially here and I can’t wait to take advantage of the beautiful weather at the Disney Water Parks. Last week, Disney’s Blizzard Beach hosted nearly 200 attendees as part of the 10th annual “World’s Largest Swimming Lesson.”

Olympic gold medal swimmer Rowdy Gaines talks with swimmers at the 2019 "World's Largest Swimming Lesson" event at Disney's Blizzard Beach

Three-time Olympic gold medal swimmer Rowdy Gaines kicked off the event and spoke to attendees about the importance of learning how to swim. During the lesson, children of all ages learned basic swim strokes in Melt-Away Bay. Watch our video to learn more about the event!

Planning your next trip to the Disney Water Parks? Check out the Water Parks Annual Pass to enjoy Disney’s Blizzard Beach and Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon for a full year!