Free swims offered this summer at Courtenay aquatic centre

There will be free swimming Saturday afternoons throughout the summer at the aquatic centre thanks to a sponsorship from Canadian Western Bank.

There will be free swimming Saturday afternoons throughout the summer at the aquatic centre thanks to a sponsorship from Canadian Western Bank.

Free swims are offered from 1-4:30 p.m., beginning this Saturday and ending Aug. 13. It will be a first-come, first-served basis, restricted by pool bathing load capacity. The wave pool, slides, sauna and hot tub will be open as will the fitness centre.

“It is our goal to establish closer relationships with companies, businesses and organizations which will provide greater aquatic recreational opportunities within the Comox Valley,” said Darcy Walters, the CVRD’s senior manager of recreation facilities. “The Canadian Western Bank is demonstrating great support of our values related to health, wellness, accessibility and community spirit.”

For more information visit www.comoxvalleyrd.ca.

— Comox Valley Regional District