Back to basics in indigenous swim campaign | Pacific Beat

Back to basics in indigenous swim campaign

Back to basics in indigenous swim campaign

Updated 16 December 2013, 9:09 AEDT

A Queensland school is using a new method to improve swimming skills among indigenous students.

This year it tried out swimming lessons in the local creek instead of a pool.

It's hoped the change in approach will reduce drowning.

Presenter: Frances Adcock

Speaker: Peter Sansby, School Principal; Wendy Ross, Swimming Queensland; Lewis Langton, student;

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