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City of Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities to host Family Splash Night with Special Guests from the Howard University Swim Team | News Release | City of Alexandria

For Immediate Release: April 26, 2017

The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities to host Family Splash Night with Special Guests from the Howard University Swim Team on Friday, April 28 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Chinquapin Park Recreation Center and Aquatics Facility, 3210 King St. Chinquapin’s Family Splash Nights are held throughout the school year and co-sponsored by the Chinquapin Advisory Council. Each night features an Alexandria School, but all families are welcome.

The featured ACPS School for the April 28 Family Splash Night is Mount Vernon Elementary.  The Howard University Swim Team will be joining participating families, with team members giving demonstrations, interacting with families who don’t know how to swim yet, and inviting those that do to participate in relays. The Howard University Swim Team is the only NCAA Division I HBCU Swimming and Diving program, and they will be available to answer questions from parents and children.

Entry to the Family Splash Night is $4 per person; passes not accepted. For more information, visit www.alexandriava.gov/Aquatics or call 703.746.5553.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, contact the Chinquapin Center at 703.746.5553 (Virginia Relay 711)

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