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File #: 2014-0711    Version: 1
Type: Proclamation Status: Passed Finally
File created: 8/4/2014 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 8/4/2014
Enactment date: 8/4/2014 Enactment #: 516
Effective date:    
Title: BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Monday, August 4, 2014, to be “Aquatics Division Day” in the City of Pittsburgh.
Sponsors: Theresa Kail-Smith, All Members
Indexes: PROCLAMATION - MRS. KAIL-SMITH
Attachments: 1. 2014-0711.doc

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WHEREAS, Citiparks Aquatic Division is responsible for the 18 outdoor pools, one indoor pool and the five Spray Parks located across the City of Pittsburgh; and,
WHEREAS, Citiparks offers a variety of swim classes such as the infant/preschool swimming lessons, Children's learn-to- swim for ages 6-15, Adults Learn-To-Swim for ages 16 and above, and free Learn-To-Swim Camp for children 6-15; and,
WHEREAS, in addition to classes, Citiparks offers Adult Lap Swim, Water Aerobics, Senior Water Aerobics, Swim Teams and an annual Water Carnival; and,
WHEREAS, these programs are not possible without the dedicated Lifeguards, who are required to go through rigorous training to possess current certificates in Lifeguarding, First Aid, Automated External Defibrillator, and CPR and must also know how to test the water for proper chlorine and pH levels, operate pool filters and pumps and keep the pools clean; and,
WHEREAS, we would like to recognize the Citiparks Lifeguards who dedicated additional time and expertise to coach this year's swim teams which competed at Highland Park on Saturday, August 2, 2014:

Ammon: Charles Bonner; Banksville: Jessica Marabello; Bloomfield: Lee Herman; Highland: Chlöe Mobley and Maria Blanciak; Homewood: Melissa Franklin; Jack Stack: Phillip Bova; Magee: Haley Marrone and Hanna Marrone; McBride: Travis Klinger; Moore: Danielle Gigliotti, Corey Desimone ; Ormsby: Albree Weisen; Phillips: Robert Ginser and James Pietras; Ream: Veronica Miller; Riverview: Perry Rusen-Morovich; West Penn: Nicole Martellotti;
Westwood: Justin Carson

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby acknowledge and commend the Lifeguards and staff of the Citiparks Aquatics Division for maintaining a safe swimming environment for the residents of the City of Pittsburgh; and,
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BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Pittsburgh does hereby declare Monday, August ...

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