Swimanathi Graduates 2019 - uShaka Marine World
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Swimanathi Graduates at Mighty Kids

Swimanathi Graduates 2019

Mighty Kids are mighty proud after completing their obstacle challenge.

There was non-stop fun and a celebration of water safety when the mightiest of water “mites” tackled the uShaka Mighty Kids Obstacle Challenge at Wet ‘n Wild on Sunday, March 3rd.

On this beautiful day beside the Indian Ocean, we transformed into a water wonderland of splashes and squeals as the Addington Primary School’s water babies tried out their new water skills.

The contestants taking part in the Mighty Kids Finale included youngsters who took part in our CSI programme, “Swimanathi”, a swimming programme educating the little ones regarding water safety between 26 January and 2 March 2019.

This CSI initiative, a partnership between uShaka Marine World, the Princess Charlene Foundation, Tsogo Sun, GeoChem, Lifesaving SA and the eThekwini Department of Sport & Recreation, set out to teach 150 children from our neighbouring Addington Primary School, that fun and water safety go hand in hand. These learners, who come from disadvantaged communities, now know that they can enjoy themselves safely and confidently from the Swimanathi programme.

Each child that participated in the Mighty Kid event received a certificate and a medal to take home to show off what they’d achieved to family and friends.