Da Nang authority opens swimming classes

The Department of Education and Training in the central city of Da Nang yesterday opened classes to teach swimming for primary students.

Director of the Department Nguyen Dinh Vinh said that it is aimed to create an outdoor actvity for children to develop physically, emotionally and socially. The highlight of the swimming course is that in addition teaching students how to swim, trainers also instruct students how to rescue drowned people.

Deputy Chairman of Da Nang People’s Committee Dang Viet Dung said that activities are organized in response to action month for children themed “For children’s safety and injuries prevention”.

The city authority decided to spend state budget building mobile swimming pools in schools at disadvantaged communes in Hoa Vang District and communes Hoa Quy in Ngu Hanh Son District, Hoa Hiep Bac in Lien Chieu District ; Hoa Phat and Hoa Xuan in Cam Le District.

By Nguyen Khoi – translated by Uyen Phuong

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