The Marine Tanzania Swimming Club has organised a two-day swimming and safety seminar to be held in Kigamboni in the forthcoming weekend.
The club’s chief instructor Geoffrey Kimimba confirmed that the seminar is open to people who are 18 years and above.
The two-day event is expected cover a lot of swimming and safety aspects and the attendants would make use of the Indian Ocean for practice sessions.
The entry for the seminar is free and open to those who have never swum before.
New comers in the sport have been extended a wide invitation as the rest of the participants would learn how to swim, safety, rescue and first aid aspects among other things.
“The seminar will start from Saturday to Sunday and is open to people who have never swum before, we want them to know that swimming is very simple so that they can join us”, he said.
He said initially they wanted only 30 people to attend the seminar but the huge response has forced the organizers to set up two sessions, morning and afternoon.
Kimimba said his club has a backing of Tanzania Swimming Association (TSA) to host the event. He said TSA has encouraged them to host the event as part and effort to highlight promotion.
He named instructors who will conduct the seminar as himself, Edward Kimwaga, Gabriel Mwambete, Ali Twara, Tare Kalua and Peter Temu.
Young swimmers Agnes Kimimba, Philipo Sigarete, Erick Mlima, and Patrick Kimimba who collected medals at last moth’s East and Central Africa invitational swimming championship held in Uganda are members of the club.