MESA, Ariz.- SWIMkids USA in Mesa is participating in the world's largest swim lesson at 8 a.m. Thursday morning.

The pool facility is expecting more than 100 kids and parents to come out and take part in a 45 minute swim lesson.

The goal is to help combat drownings in the Valley, especially with children aged 1-4.

The event is free and open to parents. SWIMkids USA is located at Guadalupe and the 101 in Mesa.