|Splash 4 Cash event for youth is July 4 at Roeland Park Aquatic Center|
Splash 4 Cash is the name of a new special event for youth planned for July 4 at the Roeland Park Aquatic Center (RPAC), 4843 Rosewood, Roeland Park.
For this event, about $100 in change will be placed in different areas of the center's main pool for each of three age groups and participants will have an opportunity to dive in and collect as many coins as they can. Contact between participants will be strictly prohibited. Age groups will be: toddlers to six years old, who will go at 12:30 p.m.; seven to nine year-olds, who will go at 1 p.m.; and ten to 12 years old, who will go at 1:30 p.m..
"This activity was one of my fondest memories of my youth at the swimming pool," said Roeland Park Aquatics Specialist Bruce Perry, who planned this event. "We all looked forward to it."
Normal RPAC admission costs will apply. Daily admission for ages three through 49 is $6 for Johnson County residents or $6.50 for nonresidents. Admission for ages 50 and older is $5 for Johnson County residents or $5.50 for nonresidents. Admission for ages two and under is free.
The Roeland Park Aquatic Center is owned by the City of Roeland Park and operated by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. For more information about this event, call (913) 432-1377.