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News Release

Free Water Safety Day Event Educates Parents and Caregivers

July 09, 2014



Henderson, Nev. The City of Henderson’s free Water Safety Day event focuses on the importance of keeping children safe in and around the water. The event takes place 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 19 at Whitney Ranch Activity Pool, 1575 B Galleria Dr. Although participation is free, registration is recommended. Register at any recreation center or indoor pool or online at

Parents, guardians and child care providers will receive valuable information on how to safeguard homes, prevent accidents and injuries and properly respond to emergencies. Demonstrations include basic water rescue, CPR, first aid and water safety techniques.

Registered adults attending the event may receive a certificate valid for free swimming lessons for a child ages 6 months for 4 years (while supplies last). Priority registration for Learn-to-Swim classes will also be available for registered participants. Children are welcome but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian within arm’s reach at all times.

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About City of Henderson: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with more than 270,000 residents. Henderson is a premier city, nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, outstanding quality of life and patriotic past. Recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live (MONEY: 2012, 2008, 2006 and 2013), one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), and being a safe community (Forbes: 2nd safest in 2011, 6th in 2012, Law Street Media: 6th in 2013) Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who chose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.

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