Photo Gallery: Burbank YMCA participates in the world's largest swimming lesson
About 35,000 swimmers — including 25 from Burbank — dipped into more than 700 pools around the world on Tuesday, breaking the previous Guinness World Record set for the largest simultaneous swimming lesson ever conducted, according to the Burbank YMCA.
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Photo Gallery: Burbank YMCA participated in the World's Largest Swimming Lessons
Swim instructor Karen Navarro shows a young child how to move his arms in the water during the World's Largest Swim Lesson at the Burbank Community YMCA on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Locations throughout the world participated to break the Guinness World Record to spread the word that swimming lessons save lives.