Wichita-area YMCAs to host free water safety day
04/19/2014 6:33 PM
04/19/2014 6:34 PM
The Greater Wichita YMCA is hosting its second annual Water Wise Safety Day for children on April 26.
The drop-in event, designed for ages 6 or older, is free and open to the public at all Wichita, Andover and El Dorado YMCA locations. It runs from 1 to 4 p.m. Children 10 or younger must be accompanied by an adult. A membership to the YMCA is not required to attend.
Activities include water safety skills stations, life jacket safety training and testing of swimming skills. Participants are encouraged to bring a towel and a swimming suit.
Wichita branch locations are:• Downtown YMCA, 402 N. Market
• East YMCA, 9333 E. Douglas
• North YMCA, 3330 N. Woodlawn
• Northwest YMCA, 13838 W. 21st St. North
• South YMCA, 3405 S. Meridian
• West YMCA, 6940 Newell
The Andover YMCA is at 1115 E. U.S. 54 in Andover. The El Dorado YMCA is at 300 N. Main in El Dorado.
For more information, go to www.ymcawichita.org or contact the aquatics director at any local YMCA branch.
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