13th Annual Kids Safety Summer Festival
13th ANNUAL KIDS SAFETY SUMMER FESTIVAL
The Kidz Safety Summer Festival is taking place on
Sunday, June 24th, 2018 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
at the Roberta Bondar Park and Pavilion.
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 event teaches kids about proactive safety strategies for all aspects of summer through educational displays that include safe camping and fire practices, electrical hazard awareness and injury prevention, water safety and the importance of bicycle and helmet safety. Organizations throughout the City are invited to set-up displays, sharing their expertise and offering unique safety messages including Algoma Public Health, Sault Ste. Marie Police Service, John Rhodes Community Centre Pool, Fire Services, Electrical Safety Authority, the YMCA, Sault Search and Rescue, the Ministry of Natural Resources and others. Further, free activities are offered at the event to attendees including an inflatable park, a fire truck display, a bus display, rides on Obie the Train, bicycle registration, face painting and a children’s entertainer. There will be a Car Seat Clinic on site. Free bikes and door prizes to be won!!
Many exhibitors will be attending.
Algoma Model Engineering Society Obie the Train
Algoma Power Inc. - Electrical Awareness
Algoma Public Heallth - Sun Safety
Algoma Public Health/Brain Injury Assoc. - Concussion Awareness
Algoma Public Health - Car Seat Clinic
Canadian Bush plane Heritage Centre/Ministry of Natural Resources - Prevent Forest Fires
Customs Border Services Agency -Missing Child Program
City Emergency Management - Preparing for Emergencies
CN Police - Railroad Crossing Safety
Electrical Safety Authority -Electrical Safety Awareness
Emergency Medical Services-Ambulance/Paramedics Display
First Student-School Bus Safety
A MAZE n Fun Inc. - Face Painting/ Inflatables Jumping Tent
John Rhodes - Community Centre Pool -Swim and Water Safety
Nogdawindamin Family & Community Services -Child Abuse Prevention
Party Perks -Balloon Animals
Phat Boy Fireworks - Fireworks Safety
PUC Services-Caution and Chance
Safe Communities Partnership - Cycle Safety/Helmet Safety
Science North - Chemistry Safety
Search and Rescue - Hug a Tree and Survive
SSM Central Ambulance - Ambulance/Paramedics Display
SSM Fire Services - Firetruck on Display/Fire Prevention
SSM Police Services - Bike Registration
Treetop Adventures - Always Wear your Safety Equipment
YMCA - Harm Reduction for Gaming
Last year’s event saw over 700 attendees, with children and families communicating their appreciation for the opportunity to enjoy a fun day of free, educational activities.
Safe Communities Partnership strives to make Sault Ste. Marie the safest place in the world to live, learn, work, and play by creating a culture of safety and commitment to injury prevention. We work toward promoting safety as a value to all segments of our community, and specialized events like the Kidz Summer Safety Festival are essential to that goal.
Hope to See you there!!!!
Updated September 12, 2018