One in three parents admit their children cannot swim the length of a pool.
With more than 400 drownings across the country every year, a campaign has begun to get everyone swimming.
Esther Pearson, from Surf Life Saving GB has been talking to our reporter Richard Lawrence.
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Warning of thunderstorms across the Bank Holiday weekend. In between some brighter, even sunny conditions though.
Heavy thundery showers are on the way for the South West across the Bank Holiday with some brighter sometimes sunny spells in between.
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