Tagged with 'Sports'

Brrring in 2013 with Burien’s Annual Polar Bear Plunge on New Year’s Day

Brrring in 2013 with Burien’s Annual Polar Bear Plunge on New Year’s Day

Last year’s trophy winner, Isaac Chrisman, visiting from Idaho. Photo by Michael Brunk. Brrring in 2013 with Burien’s annual Polar Bear Plunge, to be held at Noon on New Year’s Day –... [Read more]

Mount Rainier High School Student Senior Project Promotes Swimming Skills

Mount Rainier High School Student Senior Project Promotes Swimming Skills

Photo courtesy Mel Ponder Photography. Jackie Beal, a senior at Mount Rainier High School, created “Teach2Swim” for her Senior Culminating Project. Jackie’s goal was to teach swimming to teens in... [Read more]

Des Moines Parks and Recreation Ski Bus for Teens Begins in January

Des Moines Parks and Recreation Ski Bus for Teens Begins in January

Winter is fast approaching – have you thought about how your 12–18-year olds will stay engaged and active through the dark, gloomy months ahead?  Get them on the Des Moines Parks and Recreation SKI... [Read more]

Local 55+ ‘Wet Socks’ Softballers Take Silver Medal in World Senior Games

Local 55+ ‘Wet Socks’ Softballers Take Silver Medal in World Senior Games

A group of local senior softball players – the ‘Seattle Wet Socks – recently competed in the Huntsman World Senior Games, bringing home a Silver medal! In a two week span, over 10,000 senior... [Read more]

Advertiser Waterland CrossFit Offering 2-for-1 Special During October

Advertiser Waterland CrossFit Offering 2-for-1 Special During October

OCTOBER 2 FOR 1 SPECIAL DEAL!!!! As the days get shorter and the sweaters get bulkier, one might be tempted to forsake fitness and let it all go until springtime comes around and fear and desperation about... [Read more]

Second Annual ‘Pie Joust’ will Splat into Burien Town Square Park Aug. 18

Second Annual ‘Pie Joust’ will Splat into Burien Town Square Park Aug. 18

The second-annual ‘Pie Joust‘ will splat its way into Burien Town Square Park starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, causing lots of laughs and helping raise money for various local charities. This... [Read more]

Ariana Kukors, Who Trained at Mt. Rainier Pool, Will Swim in Olympics

Ariana Kukors, Who Trained at Mt. Rainier Pool, Will Swim in Olympics

Federal Way native Ariana Kukors, who has trained at Des Moines’ Mt. Rainer Pool, will be in the 2012 Summer Olympics, opening Friday, July 27 in London, and continuing through Sunday, August 12. Kukors... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Dive Around the Clock’ 24-Hour Fundraiser Starts Friday at 4pm

REMINDER: ‘Dive Around the Clock’ 24-Hour Fundraiser Starts Friday at 4pm

REMINDER: The “Dive Around the Clock” Relay Charity Dive-a-Thon is set to start at 4 p.m. this Friday, July 20 at Redondo Beach in Des Moines (NOTE: parent company South King Media is a Sponsor). This... [Read more]

Popular Exercise Class Moves to Accommodate Kids’ Programs

Popular Exercise Class Moves to Accommodate Kids’ Programs

The Enhance Fitness program conducted locally at Des Moines Fieldhouse has adopted summer hours to accommodate the area’s children’s summer programs. Beginning this Tuesday, June 19, the two... [Read more]

Got Soccer? Register for D.M./Midway Soccer Club, Get Early Bird Discount

Got Soccer? Register for D.M./Midway Soccer Club, Get Early Bird Discount

The Des Moines/Midway Soccer Club has opened registration for its Fall 2012 season, and they’re offering an Early Bird Discount – register by July 1 (for select programs) and save money. To learn... [Read more]

Here’s a Sneak Peek at Auction Items for the May 19 ‘Hats On For Highline’

Here’s a Sneak Peek at Auction Items for the May 19 ‘Hats On For Highline’

The Highline Medical Center Foundation’s ‘Hats on for Highline’ fundraiser (we’re a Sponsor), which will be held from Noon – 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 19 at Emerald Downs, has... [Read more]

Welcome back Advertiser Waterland CrossFit!

Welcome back Advertiser Waterland CrossFit!

We’d like to welcome back Waterland CrossFit as an Advertiser on The Waterland Blog, and like we do with all our Advertisers, we’re giving them a forum to share their message: Why CrossFit? …Because... [Read more]

Cove To Clover Raffle Could Win You 2 Tix To Anywhere Alaska Airlines Flies!

Cove To Clover Raffle Could Win You 2 Tix To Anywhere Alaska Airlines Flies!

Our friends at Burien’s upcoming Cove to Clover fundraiser have an offer with odds that are far better than finding a 4-leaf clover* – 1 in 200 – raffle tickets where the winner gets two tickets... [Read more]

If You Register Now For ‘Cove To Clover,’ You’ll Save Some Serious ¢lover!

If You Register Now For ‘Cove To Clover,’ You’ll Save Some Serious ¢lover!

If you register now to run in the 4th annual Cove to Clover fundraiser (coming up March 9-11), you’ll save some serious ¢lover, ‘cuz registration rates are at their lowest right now! South... [Read more]

Get A FREE Week At Advertiser Waterland CrossFit Of Des Moines!

Get A FREE Week At Advertiser Waterland CrossFit Of Des Moines!

We’d like to welcome back our latest Advertiser – Waterland CrossFit of Des Moines! As we do with all our Advertisers, we’re giving them a forum to share their information: Waterland CrossFit... [Read more]