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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor

SUBJECT: Last Life Jacket Sale at Evans Pool for the Season

9/7/2012  2:18:00 PM

Last Life Jacket Sale at Evans Pool for the Season

Seattle Parks and Recreation will hold sales of low cost life jackets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 15, at Evans Pool, 7201 E. Green Lake Dr. N. 

Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury and death among children ages 1 – 14Wearing a life jacket saves lives. Washington State law requires children ages 12 and younger to wear a Coast Guard approved life jacket or life vest on vessels fewer than 19 feet long. There must also be a life jacket on board for each person older than 12.

The cost for life jackets, sizes infant to youth large, is $20, and for teens to adult size XXL, is $30. The life jackets are comfortable, high-quality vests in fashion colors. All sales are final--sorry, Parks cannot offer refunds or returns.

Customers younger than 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Fitters will be on site to help purchasers choose the correct size. The person for whom the jacket is being purchased must be present for proper fitting.

Parks offers this program in partnership with Seattle Children’s Hospital, Mustang Survival, and the Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Don’t miss this opportunity to purchase a stylish, Coast Guard approved life jacket!  For more information please email Diane Jones at

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