For Immediate Release: Nov. 4, 2010
Contact: Kim Becker
City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department
City of Henderson Welcomes Team France Olympic Synchronized Swimming Team to Heritage Park
HENDERSON, Nev.— The City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the Team France Olympic Synchronized Swimming Team at Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd. on Saturday, Nov. 13. The public is invited to watch the team perform at 4:30 p.m. Admission is free for all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.
Athletes from the City’s synchronized swimming program will be available prior to the performance starting at 3:30 p.m. to talk about the sport and answer questions about the City’s recreational program.
“Synchronized swimming is a sport that requires not only grace and artistry, but also strength and endurance,” said Brittany Reid, pool manager, City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department. “France has an outstanding team and their visit offers Henderson residents an opportunity to see the sport first hand and to enjoy the artistry.” Reid said the French team will also be practicing at Heritage Park Aquatic Complex from 2:00-4:00 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 14, and spectators are welcome.
For additional information, call 267-2980.
The nationally accredited City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department provides premium services through diverse and innovative parks, recreation and natural resource opportunities. It serves the community with seven recreation centers (including a facility for adults 50+), 11 pools, 50 parks, five skate parks, two sports complexes, more than 60 linear miles of trails, Acacia Demonstration Gardens, the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, and thousands of programs for people of all ages and abilities.