The Miami HEAT teamed up with the American Red Cross and the City of Miami to host the 6th Annual April Pools Day on Monday, April 2 at José Martí Pool in Miami at 3:00 p.m
HEAT players Wayne Simien and Michael Doleac got into the pool with children from City of Miami Parks and Recreation for special swimming lessons.
HEAT Dancers helped kick off the summer long Learn to Swim community swim safety campaign.
The Xtreme Team provided red hot entertainment.
The Xtreme Team
HEAT players stressed the importance of learning to swim.
Mario Beovides, Special Aid to Comm. Joe Sanchez (City of Miami) was a guest speaker.
Betty Butchko, Red Cross representative also spoke to attendees.
Burnie gets in on the action.
This effort will launch a community-wide water safety awareness campaign that will continue through the summer months.
The April 8th HEAT home game vs the Charlotte Bobcats will be Water Safety Awareness Night, where fans in attendance will be offered a $10 off swimming lesson coupon to be redeemed at select authorized providers of Red Cross swimming lessons.
To learn more about the HEAT Learn to Swim campaign or to watch the water safety awareness PSA, visit HEAT.com.