Friday is International Water Safety Day.

To celebrate , the El Centro Aquatic Center will host a drive-through event. The Center will be giving away free At Home Water Safety Activity Kits while supplies last. The event will run from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Aquatic Center parking lot. Participants are asked to remain in their car , drive up to the marked location and wear their masks. The first 40 kids , ages 18 and under , will also receive a free single-day admission pass to the center courtesy of Eagles Aerie 1559. The Imperial Irrigation District Water Safety spokes duck , Dippy Duck , will make an appearance as well. Water Safety Day is designed to rise awareness about water safety education and drowning prevention.