Hagersville Skating Club honouring Alex Ottley’s memory with bursary for free swimming lessons

Hagersville Skating Club honouring Alex Ottley’s memory with bursary for free swimming lessons
HAGERSVILLE—Nine-year-old Alex Ottley was tragically lost while trying to save a friend that had slipped into the icy waters of Lake Erie in February of 2020. The Hagersville Skating Club is honouring Ottley with a bursary aimed at providing free swim lessons to those in need in the community. —Submitted photo.

By Mike Renzella

The Haldimand Press

HAGERSVILLE—Following the tragic drowning death of nine-year-old Alex Ottley in Lake Erie last February, the Hagersville Skating Club (HSC) announced that it would create a bursary in his honour to help families in need of assistance  pay for their children’s swimming lessons.

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