Make a Splash for Water Safety
By Office of Communication
Posted on March 27, 2012, March 27, 2012

Free event at Hugh Smith Recreation Center and Indoor Pool

Make a Splash, Saturday March 31, and celebrate the importance of water safety with Arlington Parks and Recreation and Mid-Cities Arlington Swimming (MARS).

This fun-filled day of activities and water safety education is part of a national child-focused water safety initiative created by the USA Swimming Foundation. According to the foundation, nine people drown each day in the U.S.

Activities include safety talks, in-water safety lessons, scuba demonstrations, a bounce house, vendors, and pool-time for everyone.

This is event is on Saturday, March 31, from 1-4pm, at Hugh Smith Indoor Pool, 1815 New York Ave. 76010.

The MARS Foundation, through the Make a Splash Arlington event, offers Learn to Swim scholarships for low-income families.

For more information about Make a Splash, call Arlington Parks and Recreation at 817-459-5488 or MARS at 817-925-0505. For more information on the MARS Foundation scholarship program visit marswim.org or call Suzanne at 214-793-4773.

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