PRESS PHOTOS BY DONNA GEWERTZJason Becks, of Fullerton, remains smiling despite the intense competition in the plate and golf ball race during the 28th annual Wacky Water Games, held July 13 at Jefferson Street Pool. Becks, competing in the 30-plus age category, attempted to carry two golf balls on a plate while swimming across the pool. Wacky Water Games included events for swimmers of all ages.
The 2019 winners of the lifeguard competition are the “J-Street” team from Jefferson Street Pool. Lifeguards from the township’s three pools competed. Showing their winning trophy are (rear, from left) Martin Labib, Justin Lesperance, Kyle Saylor and Nick Rex; and (front, from left) Michaela Letayf, Madi Link, Maddie Wickel and Kristin Laky. Also competing were lifeguards from Parkview Pool in
Showing her prizes after winning first place in the doggy paddle and second place in both the duck race and the balloon noodle race is Elaera Hutchens-Baratta, of Whitehall.
Dylan Diaz, vacationing from the Dominican Republic, shows his skills as he competes in the biggest splash competition.
From left, Kali Farrell, of Catasauqua, and Julia and Roberto Garcia, of Allentown, enjoy Wacky Water Games at Jefferson Street Pool.
Performing a difficult task during the annual event are the diving judges (on bench, from left) Graydon Schmeckenbecher, Cassidy Larkin, Nicholas Demjan and Andrew Held, all of Whitehall. The event is organized by Whitehall Township Recreation Department.