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Aquathon 2021 at Thornden Park
Hosted by: Syracuse Parks and Recreation, the Thornden Park Association, and the University Neighborhood Preservation Association
3rd Youth Aquathon at Thornden Park
The Youth Aquathon at Thornden Park is back this Sunday, July 11 at 10 am!
This FREE event combines swimming and running into a fun sporting event for kids ages 5-15, it is brought to you by Syracuse Parks and Recreation, the Thornden Park Association, and the University Neighborhood Preservation Association.
Registration starts at 9:30 am. Avoid the lines and signup online at: Programs (recdesk.com)
There are various courses, adjusted to different age groups and abilities.
- Short Course: Ages 8-11 will swim 42-meters (side-to-side across the pool and back) before running approximately ½ mile in the Park
- Long Course: Ages 12-15 will swim 100 meters (full length down and back) before a ¾ mile run
- Jr Aquathon: Ages 5-7 will swim 22 Meters (once across in the shallow end) and run ¼ mile in the Park.
For those young at heart but a bit older who would like to participate in some way, we need volunteers – various roles available. To learn more about the tasks and signup go to: https://unpa.ivolunteer.com/event_001