Tagged with 'swimming'

Kids on Spring Break? Take ’em to Mt. Rainier Pool the week of April 4-8!

Kids on Spring Break? Take ’em to Mt. Rainier Pool the week of April 4-8!

Kids on Spring Break? Take ’em to Mt. Rainier Pool for a ‘Splashtacular’ – Five Days of Wet, Wild Fun, from April 4–8! For just $3 per day, kids can frolic and play (and exercise…shhhh!)... [Read more]

No school this Friday means it’s time to play at the Mt. Rainier Swimming Pool

No school this Friday means it’s time to play at the Mt. Rainier Swimming Pool

No school this Friday (March 11) makes for a great time to visit the Mt Rainier Pool, where the kids can enjoy swimming in the pool with large chunks of ice! That’s right – LARGE CHUNKS OF ICE! While... [Read more]

Is it mid-winter break time already? Time to head back to Mount Rainier Pool!

Is it mid-winter break time already? Time to head back to Mount Rainier Pool!

It’s time for mid-Winter Break at local schools, which means your Mount Rainier Pool is having another special event from Feb. 15-16: Here are the details: Mid-Winter Break for Highline and Federal... [Read more]

No School? Come to the Pool! Special event at Mt. Rainier Pool this Friday

No School? Come to the Pool! Special event at Mt. Rainier Pool this Friday

There is no school for middle and high school students in the Highline School District this Friday, so that means that Mt. Rainier Pool is having another “Not in School? Come to the Pool!”... [Read more]

Not in School? Come to the Pool! Mt. Rainier Pool holding open swim Jan. 18

Not in School? Come to the Pool! Mt. Rainier Pool holding open swim Jan. 18

Not in School? Come to the Pool! Join your friends at Mount Rainier Pool on MLK Day – Monday, Jan. 18 from Noon-2 p.m. – for an open swim. This is a great way to keep your kids busy on this national... [Read more]

Chill out – ‘Winter Wonderland’ runs Dec. 28 – 31 at Mount Rainier Pool

Chill out – ‘Winter Wonderland’ runs Dec. 28 – 31 at Mount Rainier Pool

Parents: We heard you! After the Ho Ho Hos die down after Christmas, the rest of Winter Break often becomes just Ho-Hum. That’s why your Mount Rainier Pool is hosting four days of wet, wild fun between... [Read more]

2nd ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ added to Mt. Rainier Pool this Sunday, Oct. 25

2nd ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ added to Mt. Rainier Pool this Sunday, Oct. 25

A second ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ has been added at Mt. Rainier Pool on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, starting at 3 p.m. “Hurry! Space is limited (we must have enough guards on hand to assure your safety)” Children... [Read more]

Don’t miss the ‘Duck Egg Hunt’ at Mt. Rainier Pool on Saturday, April 18

Don’t miss the ‘Duck Egg Hunt’ at Mt. Rainier Pool on Saturday, April 18

The Easter Bunny may have left town, but there is one last egg hunt on the horizon! Kids and parents will be treated to a Duck Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 18 as the Mount Rainier Pool celebrates its annual... [Read more]

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]