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Learn to Swim Day & Cardboard Boat Regatta

  • Deer Path Branch 144 West Woodschurch Road Flemington, NJ, 08822 United States (map)

In Celebration of  National Learn to Swim Day and Water Safety Month The Y is Proud to Launch the First Cardboard Boat Regatta!

Friday, May 18  | 5:30 to 9:00 PM at the Deer Path Branch Pool

Families and individuals are challenged to design, create and race a human powered boat made entirely out of cardboard and duct tape! On May 18 bring completed boats to the Y for judging and races.

In addition, Mini-swim lessons, Swim Level Assessments, Boating Safety and Survival Demos and a Water Safety Presentation will be conducted by Y Water Safety experts.  Plus a Drawing for a Free Session of Y Swim Lessons. 

Prizes for the Regatta include speed, creative design, spirit, and the Davey Jones award. Guidelines and boat building information available here and at the Welcome Center. Advance registration required. For more information, contact: or

Family Members: FREE
Program Members: $10/boat
Non Members: $15/boat
Registration Required


Register Now! 

Earlier Event: May 5
Color Me Healthy Fun Run
Later Event: May 19
Togetherhood Day of Service

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