Friday, January 28, 2022

Third graders learn water safety from the pros



United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 95 assist in the Greater Marco Family YMCA Waterwise Safety Program which is conducted regularly at the Aquatic Center. This program is for all 3rd Grade students at Tommie Barfield and Manatee Elementary Schools. Both Coast Guard and Marco Island Fire Department personnel teach water safety and life saving techniques to the kids. TBE students walk from school to the YMCA facilities and Manatee students are bussed. Sessions are held twice weekly.

To learn more about this and other programs offered at the YMCA, go to The YMCA is located at 101 Sandhill Street, Marco Island. Telephone 393-2600.

United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 95 is located at 905 Collier Court, Marco Island. Telephone 394-5911.

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