Two Long Island state parks are participating in the free "Learn-to-Swim" program this summer.

Jones Beach and Wildwood State Parks will be hosting this free program, as part of a statewide initiative Governor Cuomo recently announced to teach an additional 1,000 children to swim at state parks this summer.

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The Jones Beach State Park Parent and Child Aquatics Program will be held at the West Bathhouse Pool on Wednesday, Aug. 12 and 19 from 9 to 9:50 a.m., for children ages 1 to 3. Register at 8:30 a.m. each day at the pool entrance; there's a 40 parent/child team limit per day. For more information, call 516-785-1600.

Children ages 6 to 10 can participate at the Wildwood State Park Learn-to-Swim program. These events will be held on Saturday, Aug. 15 and 22, and Sunday, Aug. 16 and Aug. 23 from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. each day at the pavilion. There is a limit of 20 swimmers per day; a parent or guardian must remain on the beachfront for the duration of the lesson. For more information, call 631-929-4314.