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Seattle Parks Summer Swim League registration is under way

Want to get in shape and have some fun this summer? Register for Summer Swim League! Seattle Parks and Recreation offers a positive team experience for novice swimmers and teaches them the skills they need to become competitive swimmers in a fun, low-pressure environment. Registration is currently under way. This is a

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Denny Blaine Park reopened; tests show bacteria levels are within safe standards

Seattle Parks and Recreation and Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) have removed warning signs from Denny Blaine Park after multiple water samples showed bacteria levels in Lake Washington, offshore of the park, are within standards considered safe for recreation. Although Denny Blaine Park is not a designated swimming beach—there is no lifeguard, and

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Denny Blaine Park closed to swimming due to high bacteria

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) and Seattle Parks and Recreation this afternoon ordered Denny Blaine Park closed to swimming after city inspectors detected high levels of fecal coliform bacteria in a stormwater pipe just upstream of the park, at 200 Lake Washington Blvd. E. While the bacteria has not been confirmed at the

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Seattle Parks sells low-cost, high-quality life jackets at Evans Pool

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

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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

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Queen Anne Pool reopens! Parks staff have repaired water heater

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

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2012 Low Cost Life Jacket Sales at Evans Pool

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.

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10th Annual Polar Bear Plunge Set for January 1, 2012

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

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Southwest Pool to offer beginning swim lesson program, School of FISH

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

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