During the school year the Town of Taos Aquatic department will offer swim lessons and aquatic safety, to every 3rd grader in the Taos school district at no cost to the schools or the students (the normal cost for one week of 4 swim lessons is $40). This will be an American Red Cross Certified program. The lessons teach children about water safety in different environments, such as pools, waterparks, oceans, lakes and rivers. They will learn about water hazards around the home and neighborhood and covers sun safety, boating safety and much more. The program features fun and animated videos. There are 16 lessons for each class that will cover water safety topics. Topics are presented as a rhyme that will help students remember the water safety rule being taught.