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  • Keep your children safe during swim season
    Chicago swim expert offers 3 games meant to teach kids swim safety
    It's that time of year when families are thinking about swimming. The neighborhood pool. The beach. The backyard pool.Unfortunately, the warmer temperatures lead to more water accidents. May is National Drowning Prevention Month because as the...
  • Honesty from athletes about depression struggles
    Honesty from athletes about struggles with depression
    According to data from theNational Institute of Mental Health, clinical depression is one of the most common mental illnesses, affecting more than 19 million Americans each year. Every mental illness must be taken very seriously and depression is...
  • Staying fit
    What's with all the hiking?
    Staying healthy, for one thing. and Arlington Virginia is America’s most fit communities in America.We walk, hike and bike nearly everywhere. Surely, there are still too many cars, but for a large part of us, we are urban with lots of access...
  • Canadian Olympic swim coach dies at 51
    Canadian Olympic swim coach dies at 51
    According to the Canadian Press on Tuesday, Canadian Olympic swimming coach Randy Bennett has died of cancer at age 51. Bennett was the head coach for Canadian swimmers at the 2012 Olympic Games in London.Bennett died of metastatic malignant...
  • 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...
  • Misty Hyman
    Catching up with Olympic champion Misty Hyman, 15 years after Sydney
    Fifteen years since her surprise victory in the 200-meter butterfly at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, Misty Hyman has maintained a balance of the sport in her life.The 36-year-old Mesa native trains swimmers ages seven and up at the Sanctuary Resort in...
  • Happy Aquadogs!
    Apollo Beach Nature Preserve: Best beach for a dog that hates dogs
    Not all dogs are cut out for Honeymoon Island, Ft. Desoto, or Davis Island Dog Park. Most Tampa Bay dog-friendly beaches are packed with pooches. Taking an unsocial dog to a busy dog beach can be nerve-racking and potentially dangerous. But that...
  • 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...
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