Parks and Aquatics Foundation
WE DID IT!
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Thanks to all of you for your support over the past 6 months and longer. This is an amazing community and we are honored to be part of it.
CREATING A SAFE, FUN PLACE FOR ALL
When it comes to a community pool, the South Whidbey Parks and Aquatics Foundation has three major goals:
Improved health of community members
Accessibility for all
Spotlight on Swimming
Two NYT articles this summer highlight importance of pools and swimming:
What People are Saying
As a community surrounded by water, we need more opportunities for all of our residents to increase their safety skills from how to swim to how to help someone who is in danger of drowning.
- Krista Loercher, owner Whidbey Island Kayaking
An aquatics center would benefit the economy directly and indirectly by providing jobs and adding a valuable asset to the community.
- Sharon Sappington, Executive Director Economic Development Council for Island County
We all benefit from access to outstanding parks and outdoor spaces, and an aquatics center would add a much needed avenue of recreation, exercise, and wellness for people of all ages.
- Karen S. Leitz, owner and physical therapist Whidbey Performance Physical Therapy