Michael Phelps visits Chicago to teach kids water safety

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Michael Phelps helped kick off the summer swim season Saturday with lessons in water safety.

Participants from the Boys and Girls Club of Chicago and Special Olympics Chicago were on hand for the swim lesson.

After the lessons, Phelps had a news conference where a new water and pool safety campaign was announced.

For more information, visit michaelphelpsfoundation.org.

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