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Please help us keep our pool open.


Ducky Egg Race 2015 Winners

Ducky Egg Race - Winners 2015

Ducky Egg Race – 2015

Ducky Egg Race - Ad

2015 Ducky Egg Race Official Rules

• The nonprofit organization shall maintain this status and no member, director, officer, employee or agent of the nonprofit organization may receive any direct or indirect pecuniary benefit other than being able to participate in the raffle on a basis equal to all other participants.
• The nonprofit organization has been in existence continuously in this state for a five year period immediately before conducting the raffle.
• No person except a bona fide local member of the sponsoring organization may participate directly or indirectly in the management, sales or operation of the raffle.
• In the event of a tie, the tied entries will be rerun to determine placement.
• The race will occur on April 4, 2015 after 2PM.
• Entrants do not have to be present to win.
• Winners will be notified by phone or e-mail.
• Entrants must be at least 18 years old.

2015 Ducky Egg Race Procedures

• Entries will be assigned a number from a batch of numbered golf balls (Ducky Eggs).
• The “Ducky Eggs” will be mixed in the container to randomize them more.
• At least two people will be at the finish line to determine the winners and placement.
• The “Ducky Eggs” will be launched from the same spot, at the same time, from a single container down the hill toward the finish line.
• The first 7 Ducky Eggs to cross the finish line are the winners.
• In the event of a tie, the tied entries will be launched down the hill again to determine placement.

2015 Golf Tournament – Save the Date

Save the Date


Friends of the Williams Aquatic Center was formed in response to the city’s intent to close and drain the pool.

Help us in returning the Williams Aquatic Center to being open year round. This pool has saved lives through physical therapy, given youth a place to utilize for keeping their mind and body fit, and helped the elderly with aerobics classes.

This is a community pool, a family pool that the citizens of Williams worked hard to get! Let’s not drain it and ruin this beautiful facility! Too many small towns across the US are losing the things that make them unique. Let’s stand up for our community and save the pool!

Any help with funding or avenues to obtain funding in keeping small-town America alive through this beautiful aquatic center that all ages and families can use, is welcomed with open hearts!

4th Annual Golf Tournament Online Registration Active

Our online registration page for the golf tournament is now active. Please click on the 2013 Golf Tournament & Deep Pit BBQ on the menu above to get to our registration page.

We are working on discounts for lodging and meals. Check back for more updates.

Welcome to The Friends of the Williams Aquatic Center

Posted with permission from the Williams-Grand Canyon News.

This video was produced to promote the pool in December 2009. The pool was closed in January 2010. The city has been able to open the pool while the students at our schools are on summer break. We are working to return this fine aquatic facility back to year round operation. Please help us achieve our goal.

2013 Swimming Season Starts on May 25th

The Williams Aquatic Center will start its season with a Free Swim Day sponsored by the Friends of the Williams Aquatic Center.

Join us at the pool after the parade.

4th Annual Golf Tournament and BBQ – Save The Date

SATURDAY,  June 8th,  2013

With the help of the city,  we have been able to move our Golf Tournament back to Saturday.  We hope that you can plan on joining us this year out on the Elephant Rocks Golf Course in the pine trees of the Coconino National Forest here in Williams, Arizona.  We will be having our delicious Deep-Pit BBQ for golfers and non-golfers after the Tournament.  The Tournament will be a 2-person scramble just like last year.   We have upped the ante with a $50,000 Hole-in-one contest.

If your coming from out of town, we would like for you bring your families.  There is a lot of things for them to do in our Route 66 town, Gateway to the Grand Canyon (TM) while you get to golf in the cool mountain air.  We will be arranging packages and discounts for the  families of the golfers at the area hotel, attractions and restaurants.

Stay tuned for more details.

3rd Annual Friends of the Williams Aquatic Center Golf Tournament

We are holding our third annual golf tournament on Sunday, June 3rd.  It will be a two person scramble and the shotgun start will be at 10am.

You can sign up on this site on the 2012 Golf Tournament & Deep-Pit BBQ tab, or print the second page of the flyer to manually register and pay by check.

Non-golfers are welcome to attend our delicious Deep-Pit Barbecue.  Each admission will come with a door prize  entry.  We have some great, fun prizes in store for the winners

We are seeking business willing to help us make our golf tournament a success by donating door prizes and/or sponsoring a hole.

Volunteer opportunities exist for this event.  We will need help before and during the event to make this a success.  Contact us for more information.

Board Meeting April 16 at 6:30pm

The Friends of the Williams Aquatic Center will be having their meeting at the Rec Center on Monday, April 16, 2012 at 6:30pm.

On the agenda is our grant application for the Greater Williams Community Fund, our Golf Tournament on June 4th.

If you would like to help us work to return the pool to year round operation, please attend this meeting.