Infant Swimming Resource in Brevard County, FL Partners with Josh the Otter! Posted by Blake Collingsworth on 04/28/2011

Infant Swimming Resource in Brevard County, FL Partners with Josh the Otter!

Posted by Blake Collingsworth on 04/28/2011

Infant Swimming Resource Announces Two Water Safety Events to Raise Awareness for Drowning Prevention in Brevard County for Water Safety Month

Second Annual Not One More Child Drowns 5K, Walk & Water Safety Day, and Inaugural Water Safety & Fun Day to take place in May

Brevard County, FL – April 28, 2011 – Infant Swimming Resource (ISR, www.infantswim.com), the safest provider of survival swimming lessons for children from six months to six years old, today announced that its Brevard County Instructors will be hosting its second annual “Not One More Child Drowns 5K, Walk & Water Safety Day” at the Wickham Park Amphitheater on Saturday, May 14th, and its first Water Safety and Fun Day at Cocoa Beach Aquatics Center on Saturday, May 1st.
The 5K, walk and water safety day aim to raise awareness and educate families in Brevard County about water safety and drowning prevention and raise funds for a scholarship program for families in need of swim lessons.
Water Safety & Fun Day at Cocoa Beach Aquatics Center
Sponsored by the Brevard County ISR Instructors, the City of Cocoa Beach and the American Red Cross, this fun filled day will have water safety stations including information from the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s Pool Safely campaign, www.poolsafely.gov, a visit from Josh the Otter from the Joshua Collingsworth Memorial Foundation, www.joshuamemorial.org, water games for all ages, Paddleboard demonstrations and raffle prizes including free ISR survival swimming lessons. All proceeds for this event provide swimming lesson scholarships for all those in need.

When: Sunday, May 1st
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT
Where: Cocoa Beach Aquatics Center

Not One More Child Drowns – 5K, Walk & Water Safety Day
The second annual Not One More Child Drowns 5K, Walk and Water Safety Day will take place on Saturday, May 14, at the Wickham Park Amphitheater in Melbourne, FL.

Hosted by the Brevard County ISR Instructors, race day registration starts at 6:00 a.m. and the race will begin at 7:30 a.m. ET.

If would rather walk for Water Safety Awareness, the walk starts at 9:00 a.m. The Water Safety Day will then begin, and continue until 11:00 a.m. It will include water safety information for parents; face painting, bounce houses, snow cones and much more for your family. Brevard County ISR instructors will be raffling off a grand prize of 6 weeks of ISR lessons, as well as other great raffle prizes from various local supporting businesses.

To pre-register for the 5K and Walk please visit – www.WildSideOnline.net or www.active.com.

When: Saturday, May 14th
Time: 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. EDT
Where: Wickham Park Amphitheater, Melbourne, FL

Contact for May 14th Event:
Carmen Glasser
Certified Infant Swimming Resource Instructor
321-254-5859
c.glasser@infantswim.com

Contact for May 1st Event:
Rebecca Pletcher
Certified ISR Instructor
321-223-6251
r.pletcher@infantswim.com

About Infant Swimming Resource
Founded in 1966, Infant Swimming Resource (ISR), with its Self-Rescue™ program, is nationally recognized as the safest provider of survival swimming lessons for infants and young children. With a primary focus on safety and effectiveness, and as the world’s leading behavioral science based instruction program, ISR is the only choice for parents who are dedicated to their child’s safety, education and developmental needs. ISR’s worldwide network of highly qualified, certified Instructors has successfully delivered over 7 million safe lessons to infants and young children, which have resulted in our record of nearly 800 documented cases of children utilizing ISR’s survival techniques to save their own lives. For more information on ISR, water and swim safety or to find an instructor in your area, please visit www.infantswim.com.

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Media Contact:
Melody Callaway
Infant Swimming Resource
720-939-0476
m.callaway@infantswim.com