Drowning Prevention Week

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Sunday, July 16 - Saturday, July 22

Join us for various FREE activities and events across the city from July 16 – 22 to learn about drowning prevention. Take this opportunity to equip your family with the information and skills that will enable you to remain safe in and around water.

Daily Schedules

Sunday, July 16 - Event Kick Off at Professor's Lake, 12 - 4pm

  • Fun activities for kids
  • Community Partner Information booths (Brampton Fire, Peel Paramedics, Peel Police, Brampton lifeguards)
  • Concessions available for purchase onsite

Monday, July 17 - Chinguacousy Wellness Centre, 12 - 4pm

  • Fun activities for kids
  • Boat activities
  • Boating safety tips
  • Free public swims sponsored by Tim Horton's, 3 - 4pm

Tuesday, July 18 - Activities at Cassie Campbell, 12 - 4pm

  • Water smart contests for various age groups (7 and under; 8 – 12; 13 – 17)
  • Hit The Target activities in the swimming pool
  • Free public swims sponsored by Tim Horton's, 1 - 2pm

Wednesday, July 19 - Century Gardens and Loafer's Lake, 12 - 4pm

  • Fun activities for kids
  • Backyard pool safety tips
  • Lifejacket clinic & fittings
  • Talk, Throw, Reach activity and demonstrations
  • Free public swims sponsored by Tim Horton's (at Century Gardens only), 12:30 - 1:30pm

Thursday, July 20 - South Fletcher's Sportsplex, 12 - 4pm

  • Obstacle course games in the lobby and swimming pool
  • Free public swims sponsored by Tim Horton's, 3 - 4pm

Friday, July 21 - Earnscliffe Recreation Centre, 12 - 4pm

  • Free public swims sponsored by Tim Horton's, 2 - 4pm

Saturday, July 22 - Professor's Lake, 12 - 4pm

  • Lifeguard Beach Volleyball Event
  • Parent Safety Tips (children 5-12 & under 5)
  • CPR at the Lake
  • Face painting
  • How-to tips for boats, canoes, kayaks, and stand-up paddle boards
  • BUDDY the lifeguard dog
  • Concessions available onsite

For more information relating to Drowning Prevention Week, please contact Jessica van Stokkum at jessica.vanstokkum@brampton.ca.​