Arlington Aquatics Division’s “Make a Splash for Water Safety” Event June 17
By Parks And Recreation
Posted on June 08, 2017, June 08, 2017

Make a Splash for Water Safety

The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department, with the help of Mid-Cities Arlington Swim Team, is spreading the word about water safety by offering a morning of free water safety lessons and activities next weekend.

So grab your swimsuit, towel, and bike and come out to the Make A Splash event, scheduled from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 17 at Allen Bolden Pool, located at 2800 S. Center Street inside Vandergriff Park. The event will feature demos with American Red Cross certified Water Safety Instructors, fun activities, a bounce house, safety related vendors, and a hot dog lunch (while supplies last).

Make A Splash is a national, child-focused water safety initiative of the USA Swimming Foundation.

Participants who visit all vendor stations at the June 17 event can receive one complimentary pass valid at any Arlington public pool during the 2017 swim season. One free pass per family.

Vendors Include:

  • Bicycle Inc. will be doing bike safety checks and bike tune ups, don't forget your bike!
  • Touch-A-Truck DFW, supporting Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
  • Make A Splash
  • Safe Kids Tarrant County
  • Zeta Delta Sigma Alumnae Chapter Arlington
  • Mid-cities Arlington Swimming
  • Arlington Public Library
  • Arlington Fire and Police Departments
  • Safety Stations Include:
  • Sun Safety
  • Swim With a Buddy
  • Find a Lifeguard
  • Lifejackets
  • Reach or Throw
  • Water Lessons

Come learn ways to stay safe in and around water this summer!

Allen Bolden, swimming
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