Friday, Dec 6, 2013
Carbondale Park District Announces 24-Hour Swim-A-Thon Fundraiser
Date(s) & Time(s)::
Daily at 6:00 PM until 6:05 PM from September 21, 2012 until September 22, 2012
Location: LIFE Community Center, 2500 West Sunset Drive, Carbondale, IL
Area families, organizations, and groups are invited to Make A Splash for Carbondale by participating in the Carbondale Park District’s 24-Hour Swim-A-Thon fundraiser. The event will begin at 6pm on Friday, September 21 and will continue through 6pm on Saturday, September 22.Return to event list.
Proceeds will count as matching local funds towards the construction of the Super Splash Park Outdoor Aquatic Center, a new community project to be funded in part by a $2.5 million federal grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR). The goal for the Swim-A-Thon is $15,000.
Swim-A-Thon participants can choose either to be a swimmer or to sponsor a swimmer, multiple swimmers, or a group or organization. At any scheduled time during the event, participants will swim laps to secure pledge amounts from sponsors, who can pledge a certain dollar amount per lap. Groups and organizations are encouraged to challenge one another to fulfill or exceed their pledge goals.
For more information about the Swim-A-Thon, contact the Carbondale Park District or click on the Swim-A-Thon link on the Park District’s homepage.
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