Nicole Cooke | Democrat An excited Julian Hammer, 1.5 years old, jumps into the pool with the help of his day care provider, Donna Newell, Friday morning at Centennial Pool during Splash and Play. The program is for toddlers from 9:15 to 10:45 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Cost is $3 per adult. Newell said she and the children in her day care are frequent visitors to the pool.
Nicole Cooke | Democrat Lexi Moon, 2, dares to put her hand in the sprays of water Friday morning at Centennial Pool. Moon looked back delighted at her grandma, Mary Jo Ballenger, each time she played with the small fountains. Ballenger said the pair comes to Splash and Play at least once a week.
Nicole Cooke | Democrat Luca Ryan, 3, has a big smile on her face as she enters the pool from the dolphin slide Friday morning at Centennial Pool. The slide seemed to be a favorite attraction for Ryan, who was full of smiles and energy all morning.