News I Can Swim–friendsville Elementary School - Garrett College

Instruction for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester will be delivered online. As of March 20th, Garrett College is moving to a full telework environment, delivering all services and support remotely. GC’s physical locations are closed through April 12th, 2020.
For the most up-to-date information, visit the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 resource page.

Apply Now
Plan a Visit
Request Info
Make a Gift

Campus News

May 15, 2018

I Can Swim! – Friendsville Elementary School

Ms. Stein's kindergarten class from Friendsville Elementary School attended the I Can Swim program classes at the Garrett College Community Aquatic and Recreation Complex.

Friendsville Elementary

Proud program completers displayed their certificates. In the photo, pictured standing in the back row, left to right are: Brennan Lowdermilk, Talon Friend, Kinley Humberson, Jason Chipps, Brynn Kauffman, Trevor DeWitt, Sarah Stallman, Madison Riley. Middle row: Chase Umbel, Eleanor Burow, Kasey Younkin, Kevin Crisostomo-Trinidad, Amilya Casteel, Tristan Coddington, Caylee Savage, Rubie Sliger. Front row: Gabriella Frazee, Kylie Bates, Jase Otto, Adin Ditmore, Triston Pursley, Karlie Casteel, Serenity Moats, Adisyn Frantz, Elijah Spano-Pugh.

Through a partnership with Garrett College, the Garrett College Community Aquatic & Recreation Complex, the Garrett County Board of Education, the Board of County Commissioners, and the Garrett College Foundation, the I Can Swim! Program has successfully served more than 1,900 children since 2011.

The program, which is free for all children, costs more than $125.00 per child for the week-long water safety sessions, and has grown to include opportunities for Garrett County sixth grade students, along with the fifth grade College & Me participants.

For more information about the I Can Swim! program, persons may contact the Garrett College Foundation at 301-387-3086.