Neighborhood Watch to co-host water safety event on June 20, 2019

By: The Woodlands Township
| Published 06/12/2019

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THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS – The Woodlands Township will co-host Water Safety for Kids on Thursday, June 20, 2019, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Branch Crossing YMCA, 8100 Ashlane Way. Parents are invited to bring their children for a fun afternoon of learning and water safety activities. The event is free and open to the public, and will be held in conjunction with The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™.

The program will include a 30-minute swimming lesson for kids ages 3 to 12, along with learning stations that include CPR awareness, life jacket sizing and safety, water watcher tag and backyard pools safety. Josh the Otter will also make an appearance to provide water safety information alongside Township Aquatics. Refreshments and giveaways will be provided.

The event is the first in a series, as part of the new S.P.L.A.S.H. program—Swim, Play, Learn and Stay Healthy. The Woodlands Township has partnered with Montgomery County Hospital District, the YMCA and Texas Children’s Hospital to launch the initiative, which focuses on drowning prevention and the steps that every family can take to ensure water safety.

To register for the event, please visit www.eventbrite.com/e/free-community-splash-day-100-400pm-tickets-62854896688. Pre-registration is required to participate in the swimming lesson. For more information about the event, please call 281-367-9622. Please note, registrants need not be members of the YMCA to attend.

For more information about The Woodlands Township, please call 281-210-3800 or visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov.

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