‘Let Them Swim’ program raises over $7,000 in swimwear, basic lessons at Rochester pools – PostBulletin.com

The uplift of COVID-19 restrictions and free admission to Rochester pools has Rochester Swimming Club CEO Autumn Kappe preparing for an even larger influx of guests, but there was one issue she wanted to address before the swimming season was underway.

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“One of the things we found in the last few years at the pools is we’re always turning kids away that come to the pool for a variety of reasons,” she said. “I don’t know if it’s, like religious reasons, or monetary reasons or ethnic reasons, but they don’t have swimming suits. And so we have to tell them ‘No, you can’t swim in that, it’s dangerous.’ ” read more

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