Summer: school's out and Splash & Jam parties are in

Posted at 4:43 PM, May 30, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-30 14:16:51-04

Tallahassee, Fla. (WTXL) -- Summer break is finally here for students throughout Leon County and tomorrow, the city's public pools open up to help residents beat the heat. 

The City of Tallahassee is offering Splash and Jam which offers local teens a safe alternative for late night summer fun. 

Splash and Jam first started in 2011.

This Wednesday the event kicks off at 11am at the Robinson-Trueblood Pool located at the Lawrence-Gregory Community Center. The event will feature interactive games and free pool noodles for the first 100 kids. 

Throughout the summer, Splash and Jam will take place every Friday night from 8pm to 11pm starting June 6th and continuing through August 15th. 

Splash and Jam events will feature pool parties at the aquatics facilities as well as deejays, food and other fun activities, such as late-night basketball, movies, games and more.

Here's where you can join in on the fun:

  • June 6, Jack McLean Community Center, 700 Paul Russell Road
  • June 13, Walker-Ford Community Center, 2301 Pasco Street
  • June 20, Palmer Munroe Teen Center, 1900 Jackson Bluff Road
  • June 27, Lawrence-Gregory Community Center, 1115 Dade Street
  • July 11, Jack McLean Community Center
  • July 18, Walker-Ford Community Center
  • July 25, Lawrence-Gregory Community Center
  • August 1, Jack McLean Community Center
  • August 8, Walker-Ford Community Center
  • August 15, Lawrence-Gregory Community Center

Each event will be monitored by adult chaperones, City staff and police officers.