With summer on the way, May -- which happens to be National Water Safety Month -- is a good time for parents to think about how to keep children safe as they swim and play in the pool, at the beach and at other places where water is the entertainment.
(17 days ago)
About 75 youngsters in Quincy are learning to swim at the Lincoln Hancock Community School pool, including third- and fourth-graders from the Lincoln Hancock Community School and fifth-graders from Sterling Middle School. And about 60 Quincy High students have signed up to take free swim lessons at the South Shore YMCA pool.
(1 month and 10 days ago)
LIVE OAK -- Three days after 10-year-old Shane Martines nearly drowned and was revived in a dramatic rescue during a swim team practice at Simpkins Family Swim Center, he and some of the people who saved him talked about the experience and safety in the pool.
(1 month and 10 days ago)
REDLANDS -- Pool safety was the focus Saturday at Redlands Pool and Spa. A steady stream of parents, looking to pick up information on ways to keep their youngsters safe as the weather heats up and pools are used more frequently, came with their kids to the second annual "Swim Safe Saturday."
(12 days ago)
Jarod Walls had a rather inauspicious start in the pool.
(2 months and 2 days ago)
On a recent cool, overcast day, Marc Urmston paced up and down McMurtrey Aquatic Center to coax reluctant swim team members into the water to practice. "It's warmer in there than it is out here," the coach of the Liberty High School swim team barked at a cluster of holdouts huddled together under towels. "Come on, we've got the whole pool to ourselves today! Golden Valley...
(2 months and 16 days ago)
Sooner or later it will warm up. And when it does, people will think about trips to the beach or pool. If your children don't know how to swim, that could spell trouble. To prevent mishaps - the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says an average of 10 people die from drowning daily - two Greenville County YMCA locations will host free, introductory swim...
(1 month and 26 days ago)
The swimming pool at the Hendersonville Family YMCA opened Tuesday morning with a new look. The pool was closed Feb. 25 for roof repairs after at least one small piece of concrete recently fell from the ceiling into the pool. Executive Community Director Tim DeViese said the YMCA team decided to renovate the area while the pool was closed. The renovations were unveiled...
(2 months and 6 days ago)
Windermere Pool is more than a place to swim.Its a hub of the Fort Hill-area community and a place where memories are made.Built by Union Carbide Corp. workers in the mid-1950s, the pool now is in serious need of repairs - and the community is taking the p...
(2 months and 13 days ago)
SEASIDE — At first, it seemed most of those attending an information meeting Thursday night about higher swim and fitness fees at the Sunset Pool had already decided they were against the proposal.
(1 month and 11 days ago)
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