Holiday Family Swims

Organization Sponsor: Captain William Spry Community Center

Organization Partner: Halifax Regional Municipality, Recreation


Program Description

On the 3 days before Christmas Dec 21, 22, 23 extra family swims are offer at the Wave pool. many father are out with their children while Mothers are doing last minute shopping.high five

Program Approximate Cost: 

$5.00 family fee

Funding Sources: 

HRM recreation

Strategies For Sustainability: 

This is offered during the holidays when people are on holidays and there is extra swim times in the pool. Usually the swimming lesson are over for the sessions and the pool has empty times.

Impact Of Program: 

This has become an annual event. Thirty-forty adults and children attend the swims.

Evaluation Tools: 

Feedback from participants.

Key Elements Towards Success: 

Providing extra family time during the holidays.

Challenges To Meet Them: 

The only problem would be if there were a storm and people could not get out.

Length and Stage of Project: 

This has been offered since 2000.

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