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Pool Instead of School event planned for Oct. 13 at Roeland Park Aquatic Center
POSTED: 09/27/2017
A themed pool party is the perfect antidote to bored kids on a teacher in-service day, and that's exactly why this mid-October special event is being planned at the Roeland Park Aquatic Center.

This event is called Pool Instead of School and is meant to get kids moving instead of staring at electronic devices. "Friday the 13th" is the theme for this event. Participants will be led in 30 minutes of pool games, have 90 minutes of free play in the pool, and leave with a special treat. Please register by Oct. 6 for this event.

Pool Instead of School will take place beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13, at the Roland Park Aquatic Center, located at 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park. The cost for this event is $8 per person for Johnson County residents or $10 per person for nonresidents. For more information or to register by phone, call (913) 831-3359 or register online at

This event is also eligible for credit in the Physical dimension for the JCPRD U holistic wellness program for participants ages three to 18. Participants can complete Achievement Classes (similar to academic grade levels) and earn Achievement Badges and Awards. To register for JCPRD U call Nathan at (913) 826-2950.

The Roeland Park Aquatic Center is owned by the City of Roeland Park and operated by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. For more information about this event, call (913) 432-1377.

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