Sports Section

Sign up for Mt. Rainier Pool’s ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ at Farmers Market Saturday

Sign up for Mt. Rainier Pool’s ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ at Farmers Market Saturday

Registrations for Mount Rainier Pool’s first-ever Pumpkin Plunge will be available at Kids Day at the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market this Saturday, Sept. 13. Instead of braving rainy or chilly... [Read more]

Dr. John Muramatsu nominated for magazine’s ‘Hero of the Year’ award

Dr. John Muramatsu nominated for magazine’s ‘Hero of the Year’ award

The Heroes of Conservation Awards gala is taking place Sept. 17, and Des Moines’ own Dr. John Muramatsu has been nominated for the coveted “Hero of the Year” award. Field & Stream magazine,... [Read more]

Past the Popcorn: Waterland Home Video Feature

Past the Popcorn: Waterland Home Video Feature

by Greg Wright Draft Day releases to home video today, and is available for streaming at Google Play and Amazon Instant Video. Waterland PtP reviewer Jeff Walls says “it succeeds more than it maybe... [Read more]

Camp KHAOS campers learn about ‘Pool Safely Day’ at Mount Rainier Pool

Camp KHAOS campers learn about ‘Pool Safely Day’ at Mount Rainier Pool

Contents of Pool Safely Day bags given to kids. Andy Beal teaching front float to Camp KHAOS kids. Dryland lesson – “Which floats, the rock or the beach ball?” During a regularly scheduled visit... [Read more]

Highline Soccer Association holding new Soccer Shoe Sale this weekend

Highline Soccer Association holding new Soccer Shoe Sale this weekend

The Highline Soccer Association will be holding a NEW Soccer Shoe Sale, with Youth, Men, and Women’s Shoes Brands including Nike, Puma, Diadora and more this weekend: Saturday, July 26: 10:00 pm... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Mid-Sound Summer Social kicks off six weeks of “Relaxed Racing”

PHOTOS: Mid-Sound Summer Social kicks off six weeks of “Relaxed Racing”

The Three Tree Point Yacht Club kicked off their 2014 Mid-Sound Summer Social racing series this past Thursday evening under beautiful blue skies just outside of the Des Moines Marina. This annual racing... [Read more]

Advertiser Waterland CrossFit introduces ‘GOOB!!’ Program for Teens!!

Advertiser Waterland CrossFit introduces ‘GOOB!!’ Program for Teens!!

Beginning Tuesday, July 15, the “Get Out Of Bed!!” (aka ‘GOOB!!’) Program kicks off at Advertiser Waterland CrossFit! Designed as a fun resource for kids aged 12-15 to “do something”... [Read more]

Will YOUR first 5k be the Waterland Sun Fun Run on Saturday, July 19?

Will YOUR first 5k be the Waterland Sun Fun Run on Saturday, July 19?

Will YOUR first 5k be the Waterland Sun Fun Run on Saturday, July 19? That morning at 8:30 a.m., an event will begin. In scenic Des Moines Beach Park friends and neighbors will gather and start to move... [Read more]

Historic MV Lotus yacht will be docked at Marina for Waterland Festival July 17-20

Historic MV Lotus yacht will be docked at Marina for Waterland Festival July 17-20

In celebration of the upcoming Waterland Festival, the historic MV Lotus yacht will be docked at the Des Moines Marina July 17-20, offering Dockside Tours from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. According to the... [Read more]

A ‘Perfect Day’ is coming to Des Moines on Saturday, July 19!

A ‘Perfect Day’ is coming to Des Moines on Saturday, July 19!

WHEN: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Beginning at 8:30 a.m. with the Waterland Summer 5k Fun Run that winds through the wonderful Des Moines waterfront and up the serene Des Moines Creek Trail and returning... [Read more]

Please welcome new Advertiser Burien Cycle to The Waterland Blog!

Please welcome new Advertiser Burien Cycle to The Waterland Blog!

Many of you may be familiar with Burien Cycle – the bike shop located at 804 SW 151st Street in Burien – but what some of you may not realize is that ownership of the business has changed. After honing... [Read more]

Is CrossFit Right For You?

Is CrossFit Right For You?

All CrossFit gyms are different. While they share the same basic programming tenants, the cultures and box philosophies can vary greatly. At Waterland CrossFit, I believe that CrossFit is EXERCISE. Period.... [Read more]

June 22 will be ‘Des Moines Day’ at the Sounders Women’s Soccer Game

June 22 will be ‘Des Moines Day’ at the Sounders Women’s Soccer Game

Sunday, June 22 will be ‘Des Moines Day’ at the Sounders Women’s Soccer Game, with a percentage of the adult ticket sales will go to the Des Moines Legacy Foundation to create Youth... [Read more]

Help ‘Break the Chains of Human Trafficking’ at a 5K fundraiser May 17

Help ‘Break the Chains of Human Trafficking’ at a 5K fundraiser May 17

The Federal Way Coalition Against Trafficking (FWCAT) and SW King Coalition Against Trafficking (SWKCAT), together with local community partners, sponsors and parents, are teaming together for the 2nd... [Read more]

Tour special boats at the Des Moines Yacht Club on Saturday, May 10

Tour special boats at the Des Moines Yacht Club on Saturday, May 10

Part of this year’s South Sound Opening Day Celebration is display and tours of a few unusual—and a few not so unusual—boats owned by yacht club members – open to the public from 11 a.m. – 4... [Read more]

South Sound Opening Day & Des Moines Yacht Club Open House is May 10

South Sound Opening Day & Des Moines Yacht Club Open House is May 10

Held annually at the Des Moines Yacht Club, the South Sound Opening will feature fun for the whole family on Saturday, May 10: live music, tours of vintage wooden boats, more recent models and the property,... [Read more]

Highline Premier FC Soccer Club tryouts start April 28

Highline Premier FC Soccer Club tryouts start April 28

Highline Premier FC Soccer Club tryouts start April 28 and continue through May 18. “Highline Premier FC is the official Premier Development program of the Highline Soccer Association (West Seattle... [Read more]

ACME Bowl: lots of lanes, lots of fun, great food & just minutes from Des Moines

ACME Bowl: lots of lanes, lots of fun, great food & just minutes from Des Moines

We welcome ACME Bowl, our newest Advertiser. ACME, located in Tukwila just east of the mall, is closer to Des Moines than you might think. We checked it out. You can get to ACME from downtown Des Moines... [Read more]