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Water Safety Month

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WaterSafetySocialMedia_2May is National Water Safety Month! Celebrate with us by attending one of our Water Safety events designed to help you and your family become smarter and safer in and around the water.

Take the Water Safety Pledge during the month of May at any of our indoor pools and receive one free day of swimming. Pledge to be a safe swimmer by following these rules:

  1. Never swim alone.
  2. Always obey all pool rules.
  3. Stay away from drains and suction fittings.
  4. Always enter the pool feet first.

Water Safety Month Events

Water Safety Hour

Participants will watch a video presented by the American Red Cross safety mascot, Longfellow the Whale! You will practice the safety skills taught in the video and receive a “Do Your Part, Be Water Smart” certificate. Swimming is not required; participants will only work on the pool deck and in the classroom. 

  • Free!
  • Registration required
Age  Location  Day  Dates  Time   
All Ages  DM Wade Pool  May 15  6:30pm–7:30p  Register 

 

Free Swim Lesson Day

Is your child safe around the water? Did you want to learn to swim as a child but never had the chance? Try out an introductory level swim lesson for free!

  • Free!
  • Registration required
Age  Location  Day  Date  Time   
6mos–2 yrs  DM Wade Pool  Su  May 3  1:00pm–1:30pm  Register 
3–5 years  DM Wade Pool  Su  May 3  1:45pm–2:15pm  Register
3–5 years  DM Wade Pool  Su  May 3  2:30pm–3:00pm  Register
6–12 years  DM Wade Pool  Su  May 3  3:15pm–3:45pm  Register
13–59 years  DM Wade Pool  Su  May 3  4:00pm–4:30pm  Register
60+ years  DM Wade Pool  Su  May 3  4:45pm–5:15pm  Register