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Our team consists of certified representatives of the American Heart Association (AHA), American Red Cross (ARC) and American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) that are determined to raise awareness through presentations, programs, classes, and training.
G.I.L.L.S. is an acronym that describes the use of Swimming and CPR, in order to help individuals learn and develop life skills, that encourage safety, good health, social interaction, and a more self-sufficient community. For more than ten years, the G.I.L.L.S. organization has passionately advocated the numerous benefits of swimming throughout the Atlanta Area.
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G.I.L.L.S.Founder & President
At the age of two, Taj jumped into a pool unaccompanied, spurring his mother to enroll him in swim classes. Consequently, he's an avid swimmer and supporter of children learning basic swimming strokes to prevent drowning's and help build self-confidence. He began lifeguarding in 1995 and since then saving lives has been his passion and profession.
Greater Atlanta Partners
THANK YOU, GENEROUS SPONSORS!
We would like to thank our corporate, professional, and individual partners who support the efforts of G.I.L.L.S. in a variety of ways. Our sponsors provide generous financial assistance, networking opportunities, as well as apparel that we incorporate into our programs around Atlanta.
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Anyone can learn CPR – and everyone should! Sadly, 70 percent of Americans may feel helpless to act during a cardiac emergency because they either do not know how to administer CPR, or their training has significantly lapsed. This alarming statistic could hit close to home, because home is exactly where 88 percent of cardiac arrests occur. Put very simply: The life you save with CPR is mostly likely to be someone you love.
GIRL SCOUTS/BOY SCOUTS
Helping Scouts earn a Merit Badge through participation in a basic First Aid class or learn to swim class. Scouts can receive training and skills to fulfill requirements for several Merit Badges.
G.I.L.LS. Instructors attend community fairs to give basic information about Health and Safety. G.I.L.L.S. provides an introduction to CPR and Swimming. Please email or call for more details.
Knowledge Is Power! It’s important that young people understand the importance of having life skills and understand how to take full advantage of those skills. Youngsters participate in a brief presentation about "saving lives" and preparedness for health emergencies.
Safety, Wellness, and Preparedness in the Greater Atlanta Area
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Swimming has many physical and mental benefits, it is the fourth most popular sport in the United States.
According to the Center for Disease and Control, two and a half hours of swimming weekly can decrease the risk of chronic illnesses and improve the in both men and women.
We believe that teaching people how to swim builds better, well-rounded individuals and offers skills that encompass more benefits than just getting in the water. Thanks to G.I.L.L.S., swimming is a lifelong skill.
While you can volunteer with us directly, or even donate money to a local Water Safety/Swimming Organization, there's much you can do on your own. Contact us to learn more about opportunities and ideas for donating, fundraising, hosting community events, campaigning, buying gifts, and involving your school or business.
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Learn how G.I.L.L.S. is helping to change Greater Atlanta
Having knowledge of present and future consequences of behavior or lifestyle and knowing the risk that that behavior or lifestyle presents, can help change your perspective on life and in turn improve your outcome in life.
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One extraordinary thing about swimming is that all people can participate and reap the many benefits of swimming. Learning to swim builds well-rounded individuals and offers advantages that extend far beyond just getting in the water.
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G.I.L.L.S. is a 501(c), tax-exempt nonprofit organization