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PP&R joins in celebrating National Water Safety Month in May

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Stay safe and have fun!
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Pictured: East Portland Community Center Pool

POSTED APRIL 29, 2019 

(Portland, OR) –

Stay safe and have fun!

Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) is joining with other organizations nationwide during the month of May to promote National Water Safety Month. From May 1, through May 31, 2019, PP&R pools will have pledge forms for youth asking them to promise to:

  1. Always swim with a buddy
  2. Look before they leap
  3. Wear a lifejacket
  4. Be cool, follow the rules
  5. Learn to swim  

Pledge forms will also be handed out to adults asking them to pledge to be a Water Watcher by supervising their children in the water. Winners will receive water safety prizes including free swim lessons, lifejackets, sunscreen and goggles.

Portland Parks & Recreation Indoor Pools

Columbia Pool
7701 N Chautauqua Blvd

East Portland Pool
740 SE 106th Avenue

Matt Dishman Pool
77 NE Knott Street

Mt. Scott Pool
5530 SE 72nd Avenue

Southwest Pool
6820 SW 45th Avenue

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