Mansfield ISD Natatorium is proud to announce a Water Safety Field Day for your child. From approximately 9:00am to 12:00pm your child will have a fun-filled trip of learning about swimming and water safety. You as the parent or guardian are also invited to come learn about water safety and the programs offered while sitting in our viewing area. Below is a tentative schedule of activities planned for your review. (Some time may be slightly modified to accommodate each school.)
This is our Eleventh year for the “Water Safety Field Trip” and we are very excited about the benefits each child will receive from this experience. Focus areas for each child will include water and diving safety, and evaluation of present swimming skills. The trained and certified staff of the MISD Natatorium will be conducting all lessons.
On the day of your child’s class trip to the pool, children are asked to wear their swim suit under their regular school clothes. Each child will need to bring 2 towels in a plastic bag. (Please do not tie the bag shut with knots) Upon arrival to the pool, children will prepare to swim by placing their school clothes in their bag. Each child will keep one of their towels with them throughout the morning. (A name on your child’s clothing might be helpful but not completely necessary.) Also, at the end of the day when your child is preparing to return to their school, they will need an undergarment of clothing such as underwear because their swim suits will be wet and uncomfortable, so please remember to pack this item in your child’s plastic bag. Parents should also be aware that at the conclusion of the program, students will be in a supervised locker room setting, in order to change out of their wet swim suits and back into their school clothes.
Students will return to school for lunch.
Mansfield ISD Natatorium Staff
8:45 AM Load bus at school
9:00 AM Arrive and unload. Introduction to the facility
9:25 AM Change to swim suits, bathroom break
9:50 AM Pool Safety
11:00 AM Water Rescues
11:45 AM Swim evaluations
Introduction to diving boards
Structured Water Exploration
12:15 PM Change into Clothes
12:30 PM Load bus and return to school