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August 18, 2013

  • Adult Sailing - Weekend
  • When:

    Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 7:00:00 PM - Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 11:59:00 PM

  • Where:

    Gray's Lake

  • What:

    Activities designed to teach terminology and sailing skills. Classes cover topics ranging from rigging a boat, knot tying, stopping and starting a boat, leaving and returning to the beach or dock, tacking and jibing, capsize and overboard recovery. All classes are taught by a certified US Sailing Instructor and a Certificate of Completion will be awarded at the end of this class, which enables a student to rent a small boat and feel confident to sail on their own. Cost is $225 which includes workbook, boat rental and lifejacket. Registration deadline for each session is 1 week prior to start date. After registering, students will be directed to complete additional medical and emergency forms by visiting the Sailing School's website at:

    Class times vary: Fri: 5-8PM; Sat & Sun: 9PM-4PM.

  • Contact:

    Tim Smith

  • Doggie Dive
  • When:

    Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 3:00:00 PM

  • Where:

    Ashworth, Birdland, Nahas, Northwest

  • What:

    An opportunity for dogs and their owners to celebrate the last
    day of the pool season. Dogs must be accompanied by their
    owners at all times.

    Fee: $4/dog – regular admission fees apply for dog
    owners and family members

    Ashworth Memorial Swimming Pool - 101 SW 45th Street
    Birdland Swimming Pool - 300 Holcomb Avenue
    Nahas Family Aquatic Center - 1101 Porter Avenue
    Northwest Family Aquatic Center - 4915 Madison Avenue

  • Contact:

    Robin Leaper

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