The Helix

Water Safety Open Day

Free Entry

In recognition of the third annual UN-designated World Drowning Prevention Day, the Water Safety Open Day is returning to Helix Park for its second year.

The aim of the day is to raise awareness of water safety and the work of the organisations present, such as Water Safety Scotland, Scottish Water, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Police Scotland, Scottish Canals and many others from across Scotland.

The event is free and non-ticketed – just turn up – and there is the opportunity to win prizes and get involved in some fun activities.

Main Demonstrations 


12:00 Bandaging challenge with Scottish Ambulance Service

13:00 Watch a water rescue exercise

14:00 Throwline challenge with Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

Other activities happening throughout the day:
Partner stands with interactive activities for kids
Competitions to win some great prizes
Throw bag challenge – can you beat the professionals
Free facepainting
Meet the mascot
Beat the Goalie


The Helix, Home of The Kelpies

Falkirk, FK2 7ZT

01324 590600



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