Warm weather means outdoor birthday parties, cook-outs, family reunions and lots of water play. But those having fun in and around water should always remember safety precautions because of the risk of drowning. To support safe recreation, Seattle Parks and Recreation and Seattle Children’s Hospital have partnered with Mustang Survival and the [More]
Take the plunge! Start 2013 off right with a bracing swim in Lake Washington at the Polar Bear Plunge!
Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Meadowbrook Community Center Advisory Council are co-sponsoring the 11th Annual Polar Bear Swim at high noon on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 at Matthews Beach, 9300 51st Ave. NE. Registration starts at 11 a.m. and the Plunge starts at noon sharp. There will be refreshments and a [More]
Queen Anne Pool, 1920 1st Ave. W, is reopened after a closure on Tuesday, July 31 caused by a malfunctioning water heater. Parks pool operators installed a replacement boiler in the heater and the shower water is back to normal. The pool has resumed its regular hours and scheduling. Parks regrets the [More]
Seattle Parks and Recreation will hold sales of low cost life jackets one Saturday a month from May through September at Evans Pool, 7201 E. Green Lake Dr. N. Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury and death among children ages 1 – 14. Wearing a life jacket saves lives. [More]
Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Meadowbrook Community Center Advisory Council are co-sponsoring the 10th Annual Polar Bear Swim at high noon on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2012 at Matthews Beach, 9300 51st Ave. NE. Registration starts at around 11 a.m. by showing up to get your official Polar Bear Plunge wrist band [More]
Southwest Pool is pleased to offer a new, specially priced program of beginning swim lessons for families, School of FISH (Fun Instruction in our Swimming Holes). Learn beginning swimming skills with your school-aged child in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Beginning in January, 2010, School of FISH offers the discount price of [More]