An estimated 10,000 yellow rubber race Ducks, sporting ultra-cool sunglasses, will appear at Sun-N-Fun Lagoon Lazy River, Saturday, February 2nd, 2019. The ducks will tumble, splash, bob, and slosh their way their way down the Lazy River, racing to the finish line to win GREAT prizes for their adopters. It will be entertainment for the entire family and a water safety festival
where families can learn how to be safer in and around the water. The first 3 ducks to cross the finish line will win amazing prizes. You don’t have to present to win!
The Great Naples Duck Race will start at 4 p.m., there will be music, food, crafts, activities including a water safety festival. This is a casual event that will be fun and kids of all ages. The Lazy River will be closed in preparation of the race. The ducks will be launched down and begin racing around the Lazy River at approximately 6 p.m.
1 Duck – $10
6 Ducks – $50 – Quack Pack
12 Ducks – $100 – Quacker’s Dozen
24 Ducks – $200 – Super Quack Pack
What Can Your Duck Do?
Ducks to promote water safety
• Single Duck (1 duck for $10)
Purchase a US Coast Guard approved life jacket for one of the 15 life jacket loaner stands available in Collier County
• Quack Ducks (6 ducks for $50)
Provide 10 swimming lessons for a child including transportation from the preschool to an aquatic facility. Swimming lessons have been proven to decrease the risk of a child to drown. Swimming is a life-saving skill that everyone needs to learn.
• Quacker’s Dozen (12 Ducks – $100)
Provide 7 water safety presentations at preschools, so children learn to NEVER SWIM ALONE, an ADULT MUST watch them in the pool/canal/lake.
• Super Quack Pack – (24 Ducks – $200)
Provide 33 door/window alarms to families, these alarms can prevent young children from wandering into the pool/canal/lake.
WHY ADOPT A DUCK?
NCH Safe & Healthy Children’s Coalition is committed to working collaboratively with organizations and agencies in Collier County that work daily to improve the health and safety of our children.