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  • Misty Hyman
    April designated as Adult Learn to Swim Month
    It may seem like one of the essential human activities, but for more than a third of American adults, swimming remains a challenge.The Swimming Saves Lives Foundation, in conjunction with Olympic gold medalist ambassador Misty Hyman, has...
  • Swimming is an important life skill
    Brooklyn Scout Aquatics Day to take place Thursday, April 2, 2015
    One of the requirements for First Class Scout and Second Class Scout rank advancement is skill in swimming. The swimming merit badge is also a requirement for reaching the rank of Eagle Scout. To help boys achieve their rank requirements, the...
  • Pexman named CIS Rookie of the Year
    Pexman named CIS Rookie of the Year
    According to the Canadian Interuniversity Sport website on Wednesday, Kate Pexman of the University of Calgary Dinos was named the CIS women's volleyball rookie of the year winner. Pexman won the Mark Tennant Award, and became the third Dinos...
  • Taylor Olanski-Houston Cougars
    Houston's Taylor Olanski wins 3-meter diving title at The American Championships
    University of Houston sophomoreTaylor Olanski topped seven other divers in the finals to win the women’s three-meter diving event at the American Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina on Friday,...
  • Danielle Shedd
    Danielle Shedd leads Houston sweep in 1-meter diving at AAC championships
    The University of Houston completed day one of the American Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships held at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, North Carolina on Wednesday, February 18, 2014. The Cougars finished the day in...
  • Gavrilova named Canada West MVP for women's hockey
    Gavrilova named Canada West MVP for women's hockey
    According to the Canada West Universities Athletic Association on Friday, University of Calgary Dinos forward Iya Gavrilova won the 2015 Canada West most valuable player award. In 2014-15, Gavrilova led the Canada West Conference with 21 goals in...
  • Summer lifeguard jobs available
    Lifeguard jobs available in Palmdale
    Teenagers who love swimming and need a summer job can apply for a job with the City of Palmdale.Applicants must be age 17 by May 15, 2015 and possess knowledge of rescue methods and first aid as applied to accidents in the water and surrounding...
  • Summer Olympics: Water polo history and facts
    Summer Olympics: Water polo history and facts
    The game of Olympic water polo, which has been contested for more than 100 years, is made up of four eight-minute quarters. Each team is made up of 13 players, but only seven athletes play at a time. Of those seven players, only the goalkeeper can...
  • Swimmer Brooke Bennett continues comeback, looks to 2016 Olympics
    Swimmer Brooke Bennett continues comeback, looks to 2016 Olympics
    She's been a little coy about calling it a comeback, but Brooke Bennett is finally ready to admit that she's training for the 2016 Olympic Games. The 34-year-old hopes to swim in the 10-kilometer event in Rio de Janeiro."If you want...
  • Canadian swim coach diagnosed with cancer
    Canadian swim coach diagnosed with cancer
    According to QMI Agency on Tuesday, Canadian national swim coach Randy Bennett of Victoria, British Columbia has been diagnosed with cancer. Bennett, who is 51 years of age has been the head coach of the Canadian national swim team since 2009.In...
  • Is the 400 IM the hardest event in swimming? Lochte says 'Yes!'
    Is the 400 IM the hardest event in swimming? Lochte says 'Yes!'
    Which event is the hardest in swimming?According to defending Olympic champion Ryan Lochte, it could be the 400-meter individual medley. After a two-year hiatus from the event, Lochte swam it for the first time at the 2015 Austin Arena Pro Swim...
  • Explore the enchanting Wekiwa Springs SP with the family
    Explore the enchanting Wekiwa Springs SP with the family
    Ancient woodlands surround the Wekiva River basin, home to a variety of wildlife including bobcats, black bears, racoons, fox squirrels and armadillos. The Wekiwa Springs State Park is just one of three state parks protecting the environmentally...
  • Dog-friendly Lighthouse Point Park offers fishing, surfing, swimming and more
    Dog-friendly Lighthouse Point Park offers fishing, surfing, swimming and more
    Lighthouse Point Park preserves the sensitive environment around the northern side of Ponce Inlet. The water flows through the inlet between the Halifax River and the Atlantic Ocean. Rolling sand dunes and coastal hammock make up much of this 52...
  • Book review: In the Water They Can't See You Cry - Amanda Beard memoir
    Book review: In the Water They Can't See You Cry - Amanda Beard memoir
    Olympian Amanda Beard wastes no time getting into the tough stuff in her memoir, titled In the Water They Can't See You Cry.By the second page, Beard and co-author Rebecca Paley already have begun to discuss Beard's struggles with self...
  • Olympic history: Matt Biondi becomes one of most decorated swimmers of all time
    Olympic history: Matt Biondi becomes one of most decorated swimmers of all time
    Matt Biondi's swimming career didn't exactly have the most auspicious beginning. In his first race, five-year-old Biondi false started twice before his swimsuit fell off on the dive into the pool.Luckily for eventual fans, however, that...
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