Local

May 31, 2013

Registration now open for SKIESUnlimited Summer Swim Program

As the weather gets hotter, splashing around in the pool is one way for children to cool off during the summer break. Before the big plunge however, remember that water safety is always the number-one rule, especially for the younger swimmers.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury death for children 14. Their website states that “formal swimming lessons can prevent young children from drowning.”

Taught by certified water safety instructors at Irwin Pool, the SKIESUnlimited Summer Swim Program is offered here at Fort Huachuca, to help children become comfortable in the water and teach them basic water safety. To ensure that adequate focus is provided for each person, each class has no more than six children.

The program is broken into two sessions of swim lessons, and each session costs $35. Registration for the first session is already underway. It will run June 10 – 13 and June 17 – 20. Registration will open June 14 for the second session, which will run July 8 – 11 and July 15 – 18.

Several levels of instruction, from preschool to level 6, take place from 10 a.m. through 1:45 p.m. Each lesson is 45 minutes long. During the times that swim lessons are conducted, Irwin Pool will be closed to the public. Families are not allowed to bring siblings to swim while their children are in class.

Children must have a valid swim card showing the last level completed if they have previously taken swim lessons through the SKIESUnlimited Summer Swim Program. If not, call to schedule a swim test for the child before registering him or her for classes.

To register or for more information about the classes, visit Parent Central Services located in Building 52111 or call 533.0738.

Note: Prior to registering for swim lessons, all participants must be registered with the Child, Youth and School Services Program. For CYS Services registration, call 533.0738.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

Fort Huachuca Criminal Punishment Bulletin – September 2014

For the month of September 2014, in addition to Court-Martial and U.S. Federal Court Proceedings, 44 Soldiers were disciplined under Article 15, UCMJ; and 42 Soldiers were administratively separated, including 13 for misconduct. The following are notable recent criminal proceedings: A Private First Class assigned to NETCOM was tried at Summary Court-Martial for stealing money...
 
 
HonorGuard4_0929_Hidalgo

Honor guard provides service, training on, off post

A members of the Fort Huachuca Select Honor Guard demonstrates how to correctly fold a U.S. Flag Sept. 29 at the Honor Guard Building. As part of their duties, honor guard members train unit flag details about the proper way to...
 
 

National Park Service sites in county begin fall operations Monday

COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. — Superintendent H. Lane Baker has announced the fall seasonal operating hours of the three National Park Service sites in Cochise County — Chiricahua National Monument, Coronado National Memorial and Fort Bowie National Historic Site. The following hours and operations are in effect from Monday – Nov. 30. At Chiricahua National Monument,...
 

 
Mrs

Chalk Talk

Color is everywhere   Courtesy Photo Chelsea Bovara’s 3rd grade art class at General Myer Elementary School learn about color blending in art, as they create their own color wheels. From left, front row, Katie Lawrence, ...
 
 

Shoplifting at FH Exchange, resulting costs down in 2013

According to the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention, there are approximately 27 million shoplifters in America, accounting for more than $35 million a day in losses, a fact not lost on retailers such as the military’s retailer, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. While it may not be evident to the naked eye, the...
 
 

Employees must plan to use annual leave or risk forfeiting it

It’s time for employees who will have excess annual leave at the end of the year to submit paperwork to use the leave so they won’t risk forfeiting it. It is the mutual responsibility of supervisors and employees to plan and schedule the use of annual leave throughout the leave year. The scheduling of leave...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin