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Honor Summit's Bravest July 9

It’s the summer of superheroes at the Summit Family Aquatic Center (SFAC).  Help honor those who keep Summit residents safe throughout the year at the Super Summer Celebration this Wednesday, July 9th at the SFAC, located at 100 Ashwood Avenue.  Gates open to the general public at 6:00 PM. 

Event-goers will get the opportunity to celebrate Summit’s real superheroes as well as several other well-known superheroes including Batman, Captain America, and Spiderman.  The entire celebration will be hosted by none other than Shark Diddy who will be transformed into Super Diddy on the day of the event.

Two new statues will also be unveiled and dedicated at the event in honor of Summit’s bravest.  All are welcome to help us recognize their heroic efforts tomorrow evening.  Enjoy music & dancing, rides & entertainment, a mechanical shark and plenty of photo opportunities with all of your favorite superheroes. 

For more information, please contact the Summit Department of Community Programs at 908-277-2932 or visit us online at www.cityofsummit.org/recreation.  Become a fan of Shark Diddy for all of the latest updates from the SFAC including contests, events, facility closings, and more.

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