Monday, June 24, 2013 at 5:00 am (Updated: June 24, 5:00 am)
Dozens of swimmers participated in an attempt at breaking the record for the world’s largest swim lesson on June 18 at the Galax Recreation Center’s indoor pool.
Beginning at 11 a.m., aquatics coordinator Trace Lumpkin led a class of 32 into the water for their lesson at the same time as other participating instructors in more than 700 locations around the world.
The current Guinness World Record is held by Team WLSL (USA), which tallied 19,322 participants in 235 locations throughout the world on June 14, 2011.
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