Safe Communities Hosts 13th Annual Kidz Summer Safety Festival

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Sault Ste. Marie Safe Communities Partnership is an organization striving to make Sault Ste. Marie the safest place in which to live, learn, work and play in the world, by creating a culture instilled with safety, education, and commitment to injury prevention.

Their 13th Annual Kidz Summer Safety Festival which will take place on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at the Roberta Bondar Pavilion from 12 pm to 3 pm and would like to invite you to be part of this annual event.

The Kidz Summer Safety Festival is a family-oriented event designed to educate children on various safety and injury prevention topics geared toward summer activities. The Festival teaches kids about safety strategies for all aspects of summer through interactive educational displays and exhibits from various vendors/service providers focusing on fun, injury prevention activities at no cost to the attendees.

Over the last few years, approximately over 2000 people have attended this event. The target audience is children aged 2-13. This year’s Festival promises to be a blast, and is offering over 30 exhibitor booths, a fire truck display, a school bus display, bicycle registration, face painting, train rides, balloon animals and entertainment.

Kids will have the chance to win some great prizes, including new bicycles, gift baskets and much more! After they have learned about all of the safety topics at the festival, families can enjoy pizza and refreshments while learning about the different summer safety strategies along with enjoying free slushies and many loot bag goodies.

Organizations that will be attending will offer safety messages through their displays include Safe Communities Partnership, Algoma Public Health, Ontario Provincial Police, City Police Services, Fire Services, John Rhodes Community Pool, Electrical Safety Authority, Sault Search and Rescue, the Canadian Bush Plane, Canadian Red Cross, YMCA, First Student, City Emergency Department, Algoma Engineering Society, Child Care Algoma, Algoma Power, Emergency Medical Services, Brain Injury Association, Science North, Customs Border Services Agency, Nogdawindamin, Ministry of Natural Resources, Best Start Hub and Phatboy Fireworks.

For more information, visit Safe Communities Partnership online.