Free 'Make A Splash' water safety event in Katy

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Posted on May 2, 2013 at 12:16 PM

Updated Thursday, May 2 at 12:17 PM

KATY Aquatics                                           News Release
5506 1st Street                                             April 1, 2013
Katy, TX 77493
Office: (281) 391-7200
Cell: 713-417-8173
www.katyaquatics.org               
                     
Contact:  Cynthia Stubbins- SwimAmerica Manager
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Texas Children’s Hospital – West Campus & KATY Aquatics to
Host FREE Make A Splash Water Safety Event

Texas Children’s Hospital – West Campus & KATY Aquatics is hosting a water safety educational event for families in the community in an effort to reduce youth drowning.  W.A. Meyers, Fort Bend County Commissioner of Pct. 3 will say opening remarks about the importance of being safe around water and how drowning can be prevented.

All Katy-area families are invited to attend a FREE Make A Splash water safety event on:

Saturday, May 4th, 2013 
10am – Noon
Cinco Ranch High School Natatorium
23440 Cinco Ranch Blvd., Katy, Texas 77494

A number of interactive displays will be available for children of all ages.  This event will also give children an opportunity to get in the water and learn from certified swim instructors in the pool at Cinco Ranch High School.  This event will feature national & local vendors such as U.S. Army Corps, American Red Cross, Willowfork Fire & Rescue and many others that will hold demonstrations and show various types of water safety equipment. 

The Make A Splash event will consist of:

- FREE Swim Lessons / Stroke School* - Meet the Skeeter’s Baseball Mascot & See the
- Learn how to properly wear a Lifejacket    Chick-fil-A Cow       
- Water Rescue Demonstrations  - Willowfork Fire & Rescue Department
- CPR Station    - Ft. Bend Sherriff’s Depart. & State Highway Patrol
- Health Fair  - Goody Bags for the first 400 Participants   
- Kayak Rides for Children - FREE Food & Raffle Prizes

KATY Aquatics is proud to offer the Swim America learn-to-swim program that currently serves over 500 students per month.  As a swim club we have a vision of promoting water safety skills to the community as a whole, not to just those that can afford our services.  For more information on KATY Aquatics and our various programs, please call 281-391-7200 or send an email to info@katyaquatics.org.  

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