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Do It Afraid- Adults

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Sessions begin April 2024

Registration is Now OPEN


Thanks to USA Swim Foundation and USMS for sponsoring the 2024 Adult Do It Afraid Program with Rhythm and Stroke LLC. 


 ELYSTA foundation thanks to Kufner Towing and other funding will sponsor 10 fearful swimmers (adults[18yr+]


  • Must Register

  • Space is limited. Not all applicants will be chosen. 

  • No prior fundamental swim experience

  • Must be 18yrs+

  • Must be able to attend ALL sessions offered.

  • Must be willing to allow your process to be published online and other public outlets including but not limited to photographs, videos, and commercials.

  • Must meet required income guidelines. Please Do NOT apply if you do not qualify.

    • Income guidelines:

      • Household 2:  less than or equal to $27,000.00/yr

      • Household 3:  less than or equal to $34,000.00/yr

      • Household 4:  less than or equal to $40,000.00/yr

    •  Must provide the most recent tax year W2 for proof of income or a letter from current employer or unemployment.

    • Send an Email to : with your name and "DIA proof of income" in the subject line. 

  • Must complete the program with 100% attendance

  • Does NOT include Swim wear


E.L.Y.S.T.A. Productions is founded on the principles of Empowerment and Confidence. E.L.Y.S.T.A. stands for Empowered Ladies and men Yearning for Spirituality, Togetherness and Achievement. E.L.Y.S.T.A. Foundation is a non-profit sector of ELYSTA Productions. Our Mission is to enhance self-esteem, family values and character in both men and women of all ages. 

Rhythm and Stroke LLC’s mission is to teach learn to swim, stroke refinement and conditioning to all ages. We meet you where you are and strive to make you a better swimmer and conditioned individual through our Rhythm and Stroke aquatic instruction.

The fear of swimming has crossed a multitude of decades and generations, in particular in the African–American and Hispanic communities. Fear can be such a debilitating tool that holds so many people back from achieving greatness, but once it is conquered  each individual will be overwhelmed with a feeling of accomplishment that is indescribable.

All selected participants must attend a mandatory orientation, complete required forms and commit to the agreed upon schedule- no makeup sessions will be permitted

All interested clients must register online at Apply - Do it Afraid Adults

 Inhale Confidence and Exhale Fear.



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