Carbondale Park Dist. announces 24-hour Swim-A-Thon fundraiser | Community Spirit
CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - The Carbondale Park District is planning to host a 24-hour Swim-A-Thon from 6 p.m. on Friday, September 21 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, September 22,
The Swim-A-Thon will raise money for the construction of the Super Splash Park Outdoor Aquatic Center.
The aquatic center is a a new community project to be funded in part by a $2.5 million federal grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. 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 at 618-549-4222 or click on the Swim-A-Thon link on the Park District’s homepage at cpkd.org.
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