Washoe County Announcement
For Immediate Release
Contact: Pat O'Mara
775.785.4512 x 106
Reno, Nev. July 26, 2017. Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space is proud to announce the Bowers Mansion Pool Kids Triathlon on Sunday, August 12, 2017.
The Bowers Mansion Pool Kids Triathlon is a great introduction into the world of triathlon races for children of all ages. The triathlon will feature swimming in the Historic Bowers Mansion Pool, and biking and running on a closed course within the park. Each age group has specific distances appropriate for their ages.
The Bowers Mansion Pool Kids Triathlon will be part of the Nevada Recreation and Parks Society’s 2017 Northern Nevada Triathlon Series, Carson City Parks and Recreation and Carson Tigersharks swim team, and the City of Sparks Parks and Recreation.
Remaining events in the series include:
- August 12: Bowers Mansion, 4005 Bowers Mansion Rd, WashoeCountyParks.com
- September 10: Alf Sorensen Pool, 1400 Baring Blvd, SparksRec.com
Cost: $35 per participant. Registration is open and can be processed at Bowers Mansion Pool.
Safety and Race Rules: Participants must provide their own swimsuit, goggles, towels, running shoes, bicycle, and bike helmet. Participants will not be allowed to compete without proper attire or safety equipment. Helmets are required to be worn during the entire biking segment. Only children aged 6 years and younger may have an adult in the water for assistance during the swim segment. All children 7 years and older need to be able to swim across the pool unassisted. Parents/Guardians must be on-site during the entire event.
For more information, call (775) 849-1825 or visit www.washoecountyparks.com
Bowers Mansion Pool is owned and managed by the Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space, through the Community Services Department. The Department’s mission is to provide exceptional parks and open space, and recreational opportunities while preserving our natural, historical and cultural resources.