The Drowning Prevention Coalition will host the 5th Annual Christian Castle Lifeguard Olympics at at Wet n' Wild Waterworld. The competitive event will highlight the training and duties that lifeguards experience on a daily basis in their day to day jobs while competing against lifeguard groups from the entire area. There will be 29 participating teams from Rio Rancho in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Fort Bliss, El Paso Country Club, YWCA, Eastwood Heights Pool, El Paso Tennis Club, Wet "n" Wild Waterworld, YMCA, and the City of El Paso Parks and Recreation Department.
The Drowning Prevention Coalition was formed in March, 2010 through the efforts of Laura and Eddie Castle, parents of Christian Castle who passed away through a drowning 8 years ago. 33 different community organizations, groups and agencies in the city have come together as one with the following mission statement: "To promote, develop and support training and community education efforts that prevent drowning, near drowning and other water related incidents in El Paso County and the surrounding areas."
Laura Castle - (915) 241-2484