Announced on September 12th, the YMCA of Snohomish County along with Everett public schools will be providing free swim lessons to all district early Childhood Education and Assistance Program students. This comes after significant support from local students and families... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A Georgia resident has died after being infected with a rare brain-eating amoeba, according to the state's Department of Public Health.Health officials said in a release Friday the resident likely contracted Naegleria fowleri -- an amoeba that destroys brain tissue --... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With summer and swim season just months away, one mom is warning other parents not to buy blue swimsuits for their kids.Nikki Scarnati, a mom of two and swim instructor in Spring Hill, Florida, shared in a recent video post on... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An all-Black collegiate swimming and diving team won its first conference championship over the weekend, making history during Black History Month.Howard University's swimming and diving team took home the 2023 title of the Northeast Conference Men's Swimming and Diving champions on... Read More.
On the Emmy-winning animated show Rick and Morty, scientist Rick Sanchez and his grandson Morty always manage to escape close calls, but now the guy who voices them, Justin Roiland, has hit a dead end with Adult Swim.The Cartoon Network Studios-owned property
Can you and your family swim? First of all, it is fun. Most importantly, it is vital for your safety. What if you accidentally fall into the water somehow. Knowing how to swim will save your life. The added benefit is that kids have... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For generations, Black Americans have grappled with a troubling reality when it comes to swimming.Black Americans drown at a rate 50 percent higher than their white counterparts, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.It’s a grim statistic rooted... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Olympic swimmer Elizabeth Beisel, 29, is on a mission to complete a swim that is not just historic but also very dear to her heart.Beisel, who is a two-time Olympic medalist, will attempt to swim from Rhode Island to Block Island... Read More.
(TOKYO) -- Caeleb Dressel set a new Olympic record in swimming at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.The Florida-based swimmer can count himself among the greats after the 100-meter freestyle on Wednesday, which he swam in 47.02.Dressel was visibly emotional at the conclusion of the race,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A rejection to allow swim caps made for natural hair in the Olympics has started a larger conversation on bias, gatekeeping and representation in the sport.Soul Cap, a U.K.-based company that sells swimming caps for "thick, curly and voluminous hair," had... Read More.