Working for a safe, affordable, vibrant, innovative, and interconnected city.
Learn More

Sunny day at Lincoln Park

Photo by CityWeb Team

  • photo #1
  • photo #2
  • photo #3
  • photo #4
 
Print this Page  
logo
City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: Last Life Jacket Sale at Evans Pool for the Season
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
9/7/2012  2:18:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Karen O'Connor  (206) 684-7241


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 diane.jones@seattle.gov.

- 30 -

Seattle Parks and Recreation

Back to News Release Home Page and News Release Search