It’s that time of year again. Cookouts, vacations, and good ole fashion fun in the sun. Yes, summer time is finally here. Who wouldn’t want to visit a pool when temperatures climb above 90 degrees? In fact, if you have plans to do so this weekend you’d be surprised about the splash locals are making.
Swimmers gathered at Leesburg’s A-V Symington Aquatic Center at Ida Lee Park to try to set a new global record for the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson. Last year, nearly 4-thousand people set a Guinness World Record for the largest simultaneous swim lesson. No word if these waders in the water helped break that this year. Drowning is the second leading cause of unintended, injury-related death of children ages 1 to 14 in the U-S. Leigh Macdonald contributed to this report.