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Polar Splash

Join us for our 5th Annual Polar Splash!

Jack Helbig Memorial Foundation invites you to participate in our fifth annual polar splash event, the Spring Lake Shiver, at Spring Lake Park in Boiling Spring Lakes, NC. Individuals and teams will splash into the chilly waters of Spring Lake Park to raise funds for Jack Helbig Memorial Foundation’s drowning prevention and swim lesson programs. Help us educate families about water safety by contributing to the Spring Lake Shiver.

Creative costumes are encouraged; there will be prizes for the best costumes! Jump in the lake on your own or build a team to raise funds (and fun!) together. Bring friends and family to join in and make a splash to help prevent drowning!


JANUARY 15, 2022


Spring Lake Park, 200 Pine Rd., Boiling Spring Lakes, NC


Everyone that loves to have fun for a great cause!

Swimming Lessons

Swim for life

Many people within our community often do not learn the critical water safety and swimming skills to keep them safe. The Y is working to address this important issue by offering Swim for Life, a free water safety and swimming program. With so many bodies of water throughout the Wilmington area, it is critical that we provide individuals with the basic knowledge of water safety to reduce the risk of drowning or injury.

Brunswick School of FISH

Brunswick School of FISH is a partnership between BCC Fitness & Aquatics Center and the Jack Helbig Memorial Foundation.

Swim Scholarships will be provided for local children to take swimming lessons FREE of charge that have not been able to attend due to cost. After being chosen through an application process, they will then begin their eight week session of learning basic swimming and water safety skills that will help them be safer in and around the water.

Swim Lesson Providers


  1. Brunswick Community College Fitness and Aquatic Center: Private and group lessons available on an on-going basis, American Red Cross curriculum
         Phone: 910-846-2348
  2. Brunswick County Parks & Recreation: Lessons in summer
         Phone: 910-253-2670
  3. Donna Michaux:
         Phone: 910-352-7817
  4. Michelle Ring:
         Phone: 910-617-8771
  5. Fort Caswell Summer Swim Program: American Red Cross group lessons
         Phone: 910-278-9501


  1. Aquatic Adventures NC Clinton Donald:
         Phone: 910-742-8671
  2. EveryBODY Swim Renee Murphy
         Phone: 910-540-2161
  3. Seahawk Swim Academy
  4. YMCA of Southeastern NC: Group lessons, community swim & water safety lessons
         Phone: 910-251-9622 x235
  5. Amanda Shrethra, ISR:
         Phone: 910-431-9726
  6. Ann Fuerst, ISR:
         Phone: 440-334-7112

Contact Us

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Phone: 910-477-0837

Southport, NC 28461


Ride for Jack Support the Jack Helbig Memorial Foundation

Donate to Gene Helbig's Ride for Jack!  Gene will be biking 500 miles from Sparta to Topsail Beach, North Carolina.