BOARDMAN — A Water Safety Day is planned by the Boardman Pool & Recreation Center.

The family-friendly event is geared for children ages 4-12, but all ages are welcome. Participants will have an opportunity to swim with a mermaid, get fitted with a lifejacket, watch a rescue demonstration, participate in a swim level test and visit with officials from the Morrow County Sheriff's Office marine patrol, including an opportunity to take a boat ride.

The free event is Saturday, May 15, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the recreation center, 311 N. Olson Road, Boardman. Preregistration is required. For more information, contact 541-616-1050, or visit


Contact Community Editor Tammy Malgesini at or 541-564-4539.

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