Tagged with 'swimming'

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]

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]

Des Moines Pool District welcomes new commissioners, district manager

Des Moines Pool District welcomes new commissioners, district manager

Three new faces are gracing the offices of the Des Moines Pool Metropolitan Park District with the swearing in of two new commissioners and the appointment of a new district manager. Schell Ross and Toni... [Read more]

Community effort to raise funds for swim lessons for children kicks off

Community effort to raise funds for swim lessons for children kicks off

A four-week campaign to raise funds for the Faith Callahan Memorial Swim Lesson Scholarship Fund has begun, and will continue through June 14. The fund pays for swimming lessons for children who live in... [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]

Distraught Woman Rescued from Puget Sound off Redondo Pier

Distraught Woman Rescued from Puget Sound off Redondo Pier

Tuesday afternoon (Oct. 30) around 2:45 p.m., a 911 call came into to South King Fire & Rescue for the fire department to respond and investigate a woman swimming in open water off the Redondo Pier... [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]