Tons of fun planned for annual pool party

The third annual Family Fun Pool Party will be held at the Caledonia Community Pool/American Legion Shelter Tuesday, July 23 from 4 to 8:30 p.m.

The Tread-a-thon runs from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Treaders should arrive any time between 4 and 6:30 p.m., as treading will be held continuously between those times. Donation pledge forms are available at the Caledonia pool for swimmers interested in securing pledges benefitting the Caledonia area’s new family aquatic center, although getting pledges is not required to participate in the tread-a-thon. All ages of swimmers are welcome!

Bingo begins at 5 p.m., and plan on having dinner at the park. Food will be sold between 5 and 8:30 p.m. Available items to purchase include hot dogs, hamburgers, fresh baked cookies and root beer floats.

Twenty-five baskets will be available for the raffle. Raffle baskets include a Minnesota Twins basket; a Minnesota Gopher fleece blanket; basket of children’s games, pop corn basket, salon basket, Godiva chocolate basket, individual and family pool passes for the 2014 season; and an insulated picnic bag!

For $1, children can bring an inflatable device into the pool between 5 and 6:30 p.m. Season passes will not be honored for this special event.

Children’s land games run from 6 to 7 p.m. on the grounds. Participants should plan on getting wet!

At 7 p.m. the free fun continues with lifeguard led pool games, as well as Music in the Park with music by the Busta Band.

It will be a fun evening for all. All proceeds benefit the S.O.S. pool fund. The rain date for this is Wednesday, July 24.