6th Annual DUCK DAY in MAY!

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Name: 6th Annual DUCK DAY in MAY!
Date: May 18, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM CDT
Event Description:
STEPS 6th Annual Duck Derby & Family Festival,
and the
1st Annual QUACK, WADDLE & RUN!
5k Race and 1-mile Fun-Run

May 18, 2019, at Parrot Island Waterpark
and Ben Geren Park

DUCK DAY IN MAY! begins this year at 8:00am, with a timed and chipped 5k and a 1-mile fun-run. The Family Festival begins at 10:00am, and includes lots of FREE games and entertainment for young and old. Then at Noon, our trained and dedicated rubber duckies hit the Lazy River at Parrot Island to race for big prize packages. After the race, Parrot Island will open at 1:00pm for an afternoon of fun in the water at discounted rates.

Although the Family Festival and the Duck Derby are free, there is a small registration fee of $25 for the Quack Waddle and Run 5k race – an event goodie-bag and T-shirt are included.  The 1-mile Fun Run is free to children 12 and under, and $10 for all others. You can register for the race online at: https://runsignup.com/Race/AR/FortSmith/DuckDerby5k1mileFunRun 

The after-swim at Parrot Island is $10 for guests over 48”, and $5 for guests under 48”.  There is a special rate of $5 for foster families (all sizes), when they check in with proof of foster family status.  And don’t forget to get your duck in the race!  For a $5 racing-duck adoption fee, you will have the opportunity to win fantastic prize packages!  You also receive a token duck of your choice to keep!  For more information please call STEPS Family Resource Center at 479-782-7837, or visit the STEPS website at: http://thestepsinc.org.

STEPS Family Resource Center is a 501c3 organization with a focus on helping families become strong and healthy.  Sponsorship opportunities for this Duck Day event are still available!  For more information contact STEPS Family Resource Center at 479-782-7837.  We would love to include your logo in our event!

Event Media:

Ben Geren Park and Parrot Island Waterpark

7300 Zero Street
Fort Smith, AR 72903

Date/Time Information:

May 18, 2019

8:00am - Quack, Waddle & Run
10:00am - Family Fun Festival
12:00pm - Duck Derby
1:00-5:00pm - After-swim at Parrot Island Waterpark
Contact Information:
Please call 479-782-7837
$25 - Quack, Waddle & Run 5k
$10 - Quack, Waddle & Run 1-mile Fun Run (ages 12 & up)

FREE - 10:00am - Family Fun Festival
FREE - 12:00pm - Duck Derby
$10 - After-swim at Parrot Island Waterpark (over 48" tall)
$5 - After-swim at Parrot Island Waterpark (under 48" tall)
$5 - After-swim at Parrot Island Waterpark (FOSTER FAMILY MEMBERS)

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