By Jennafer Price Cargill
From 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 18, the Tukwila Pool will host the third annual egg hunt. Adults will have a great time, too, as they watch kids dive for eggs containing special surprises.
There will be food and prizes for everyone to enjoy. Pre-registration is encouraged because space is limited. You can register online by visiting tukwilapool.org and clicking on events, call us at 206-267-2350 or visit the pool in person. The egg hunt starts at 1:15pm, so be sure to get to the pool early enough to be on deck and ready to swim at that time.
The Tukwila Pool also has a great cadre of volunteers who help with everything from the monthly special events — like the egg hunt — to exercise classes. One of them is Kay Mulliner, who leads the Balance & Flexibility Water Exercise class on Tuesday and Thursdays from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Kay has been a Tukwila resident since 1992 and has been coming to the pool for about 15 years. She believes the pool is important because it provides an opportunity for everyone to exercise — from seniors to kids on swim teams to young mothers with their babies. “We thoroughly enjoy that!” she said. Kay welcomes everyone to come to the Balance & Flexibility class as much for the support, camaraderie and caring as for the exercise.
Registration for the next swim lesson session opens on March 22. Go to tukwilapool.org/swimming-lessons for more info on classes.
Swim lesson scholarships are available to all Tukwila residents, so do yourself or someone you love a favor and come learn how to swim.
Jennafer Price Cargill is executive director of the Tukwila Pool Metropolitan Park District.