Student board takes a plunge
Swim-in movie night idea a first
It couldn’t be much more frightening – a swim-in night screening of one of the scariest movies of all time, complete with inflatable sharks. With few events on the Winter Festival programme for teens, a group of Wakatipu High pupils got together with Lakes Leisure staff to come up with a teen-only event. The pupils, who are also a student board consulting regularly with Lakes Leisure, are excited about the Fright Night screening and hope the first won’t be the last. Lakes Leisure communications manager Rachelle Greene said swimin movie nights had been on the cards for a while but until a student board was formed it was not confident the idea would be worth while. School identification would be required and the event was strictly limited to those aged 13 to 18. The student board had also been involved in establishing after-school fitness classes for high school pupils at Lakes Leisure. The classes. from 4pm till 6pm, cost $5 for non-members and are free for members.
What: FrightNight movie and pool party
Where: Alpine Aqualand
When: June 22, 7pm till 10pm
Deep enders: Wakatipu High School pupils, clockwise from front left, Maegen Denbreems, Alex Hall, Willem van der Kaag, Cam McKerchar and Victoria Boult hope their idea will be a huge success.