Learn­ing day at Bar­ton Springs

Austin American-Statesman Sunday - - COMMUNITY NEWS - — AMERICAN-STATES­MAN STAFF

Bar­ton Springs Univer­sity will host a day of out­door science ac­tiv­i­ties and swim­ming from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tues­day at Bar­ton Springs Pool, 2201 Bar­ton Springs Road.

The free event will in­clude learn­ing ses­sions with sci­en­tists, wa­ter pol­icy ex­perts and pro­fes­sion­als at five dif­fer­ent venues on the pool grounds; snor­kel­ing tours; 12 hands-on ac­tiv­i­ties; and an in­ter­ac­tive com­mu­nity fair.

About 1,000 lo­cal high school stu­dents along with col­lege stu­dents will be in at­ten­dance. The gen­eral pub­lic is in­vited. Tanya Streeter, world cham­pion free diver and spokesper­son for Plas­tic Oceans, will give a key­note speech.

For more in­for­ma­tion: bar­ton­spring­suni­ver­sity.org.

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