Close to 50 kids and adults took part in the fourth annual Sign and Swim event at the Castlegar pool.

Close to 50 kids and adults took part in the fourth annual Sign and Swim event at the Castlegar pool.

Dozens attend swim event

To celebrate Family Literacy Week, CBAL and the Recreation Centre offered the annual Sign and Swim event.

To celebrate Family Literacy Week, Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL) and the Castlegar and District Recreation Centre offered the fourth annual Sign and Swim event at the pool.

Families gathered in the pool to sing some songs and rhymes. Snacks were provided and each child received a book as a gift from CBAL.

It was held on the weekend and 25 adults and 28 children attended the event. Thanks to the Castlegar and District Recreation Centre for hosting this free event for families.

 

For more information on community literacy programs, call Alana Murdoch, Community Literacy Coordinator at 250-304-6862 or amurdoch@cbal.org, www.cbal.org.