Water safety at Nanaimo Aquatic Centre

Event to focus on water safety and survival

Summary

Nanaimo Aquatic Centre will host Water Safety Survival Day this Saturday. The event runs from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm and will feature a variety of life-saving skills and activities for all ages.

Water Safety Survival Day is an afternoon of fun events that promote water safety and survival skills. Activities include: Free scuba diving (provided by Sink or Swim scuba), an obstacle course, Junior Lifeguard Club activities, hypothermia challenge, rides in survival boats, face painting and prizes.

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Key Points

  • Water Safety Survival Day will be held at Nanaimo Aquatic Centre on Saturday, April 16 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm.
  • Water Safety Survival Day is an afternoon of fun events that promote water safety and survival skills.
  • Activities include: free scuba diving, an obstacle course, Junior Lifeguard Club activities, hypothermia challenge, rides in survival boats, face painting and prizes.

Quotes

"We're excited to continue to host this great event in the community. Come on out to learn about being safe in and around the water and have some fun while you're at it!"

Recreation Coordinator - Aquatics
City of Nanaimo

Quick Facts

  • BC has the third highest rate of drownings in Canada according to the Lifesaving Society.

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2015 Water Safety Survival Day
2015 Water Safety Survival Day
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Contact:

Taz Hartwick
Recreation Coordinator - Aquatics
City of Nanaimo
250-756-5243

Print News Release

Event Information

Start time:Tue, Apr 12, 1:00 PM
End time:Tue, Apr 12, 3:30 PM
Location:Nanaimo Aquatic Centre
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