Alleyne’s to host Swimming Towathon Challenge – Sunday 19 June

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There will be a Towathon challenge  on Sunday 19 June from 2pm onwards at Alleyne’s Sports Centre, Oulton Road, Stone.

Swimmers can learn basic lifesaving skills. Events taking place include a towathon for under-7s from 3-3.30pm and an over-7s and family towathon from 3.30-4.30pm.

Free drowning prevention workshops take place in the pool from 2pm onwards, with those interested asked to contact the centre on 01785 815715 to enrol.

There will also be a colouring competition for under-7s.

The event is being organised as part of National Drowning Prevention Week from 18-26 June, in conjunction with Royal Life Saving Society UK.

Sponsorship is not needed with people asked simply to come along and make a donation on the day.

For more information call Gemma Keiher-Knapper on 01785 815715