WASHINGTON WEATHER

Capital Campaign - New Washington Community Y Phase II

The NEW WASHINGTON COMMUNITY Y INDOOR AQUATICS CENTER

BUILDING CONFIDENCE, SAVING LIVES


POOL TOGETHER FOR A DEEPER PURPOSE

SAFETY STATISTICS

  • Drowning is the number one cause of injury-related deaths among children between the ages of 1 and 5, and the second leading cause of death among children ages 1 – 14.
  • In the USA there is an average of 10 fatal drownings per day
  • More fatal drownings occur in rural areas and are more common among low income children
  • According to the CDC, drowning is the number one cause of unintentional death for children between the ages of 1 and 4.
  • Drowning can occur in as little as 20-60 seconds
  • Learning to swim can reduce the risk of drowning by 88%

VISION FOR RESPONDING
 

RECREATIONAL / THERAPY POOL

6 LANE INDOOR POOL
  • Fully ADA compliant and accessible for all of our members
  • Separate body of water that can be maintained at a higher temperature setting for therapy purposes
  • Safer option for youth swim lesson for our youngest swimmers
  • Family swim opportunities while adult lap swimming/water walking are taking place
  • Expand low impact aquatics classes for all ages
  • Open and family swim times for all ages

 

  • Year-round swim lessons for the Washington community
  • Continuation and potential expansion of the Water Sharks Swim team
  • Spectator area for swim events
  • Expansion for lap swimming and water exercise programs for all ages
  • Continuation and expansion of life guard certification course








 

 

 

Design and Features
 

ADA Compliant

6-lane lap pool

Recreational / Therapy Pool

Whirlpool

Sauna

Zero depth entry

Multiple activities simultaneously

 


 

NEW OPPORTUNITIES

  • Expand the opportunities to offer competitive swim events in Washington
  • More space to be able to expand swim lessons and safety around water classes
  • Enable new partnerships with our surrounding school districts to offer youth swim lesson, PE segments and high school swim team program
  • Opportunity to partner with health providers for aquatic therapy programs
  • Enable the development of adult competitive swim team program 

DATA OVER PAST 5 YEARS


422     Youth Swim Lessons

455     Adult Swim Classes & Water Walking
597     Lap Swimming
192     Water Sharks Swim Team Participants
  93     Lifeguard Certifications

 

 

 

 


Answers to Key Questions & Concerns


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Donate Now

Consider how you can help. Every gift makes a difference. Everyone can play a role in making our community a better place for all. Gifts can be made as a one-time donation or pledges payable over five years will be gratefully accepted. Donations can be made in the follow ways:

  • Check or Credit Card
  • IRA/401K/403B Distributions
  • Publicly Traded Stocks
  • Livestock or Grain
  • Personal Property
  • Land
     

If you’d like to be involved, contact Amy Schulte, Interim CEO, at (319) 653-2141 or at aschulte@washingtony.org.