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Free Swimming Lessons for Perth Amboy 2nd Graders

Perth Amboy Joins Middlesex County’s Free Swimming Lessons Initiative


Perth Amboy, NJ – (05/29/2024) – The City of Perth Amboy is excited to announce its participation in the Middlesex County's Free Swimming Lessons Program, generously sponsored by the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners. This initiative aims to provide every second-grade student in Middlesex County with the essential skill of swimming, ensuring they can safely enjoy time in the water this summer.

Learn this essential skill to safely enjoy time in the water this summer!

How to Participate:

All second-grade residents of Middlesex County are eligible to participate in this program at any of the participating pools across the County, at no cost to their families. Families can sign up for the program through the Raritan Bay Area YMCA.

For more information on how to register, please contact the Raritan Bay Area YMCA at (732) 442-3632.

Mayor Helmin J. Caba expressed his gratitude, saying, "We are thrilled to collaborate with Middlesex County and the Raritan Bay Area YMCA to offer this life-saving skill to our young residents. Learning to swim is not only fun but an essential safety skill that can protect our children throughout their lives. We encourage all eligible families to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity."

Special Thanks:

The City of Perth Amboy extends its appreciation to the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners and the Raritan Bay Area YMCA for their support and dedication to the well-being of our city residents. This program is a testament to the power of community partnerships in fostering a safer and healthier environment for our children.

For additional details and updates, please visit Middlesex County website at


Lisett Lebron,  Office of the Mayor,  [email protected], (732) 801-1574

About Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners:

The Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners is committed to improving the quality of life for all residents through various programs and initiatives that promote health, safety, and community engagement.

About Raritan Bay Area YMCA:

The Raritan Bay Area YMCA is dedicated to building strong kids, strong families, and strong communities through programs that promote healthy living, youth development, and social responsibility.

City of Perth Amboy

Making a Difference Together

For more information, please visit Middlesex County's official website