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More than 35 years after its release and subsequent flop at the box office, the surfing movie “Big Wednesday” is finally starting to make a splash, with an impact that can be felt on the shore of Tucson’s culinary and cocktail scene.
Levi Morse did not like the Marana High School logo and decided to do something about it. Morse teamed up with his older brother, Shawn, and designed a new tiger-head logo. Now, it is being used around the school
For the third consecutive year, the Knights of Pythias Lodge 9 has donated $1,000 for free swim lessons to the first 50 people to sign up at Picture Rocks Pool.
Lifeguards cheer on runners as they make their way across the finish line during last week’s Splash N’ Dash. The next aquathon is July 3.
Lifeguards at the pool keep track of swimmers’ laps during the first leg of the Splash N’ Dash event.
A hero can be found in all walks of life. A teenage lifeguard who notices a competitor struggling and makes the split-second decision to jump in, the young child who helps an Alzheimer’s patient get help and find his way home, a soldier who once served honorably or who is still serving, or a teacher who makes a difference in the lives of many today and in the future.
(Family Features) Warmer weather brings leisurely days spent poolside with friends and family. As you get ready to dive in to another season of fun in the sun, remember that safety comes first.
(BPT) - As families start heading to local pools, lakes and beaches for warm weather fun, the staggering statistics around drowning risks take on renewed importance. Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury death for infants and young kids between the ages of one and 14 in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s also the fifth leading cause for Americans of all ages.
The moment your new infant rests gently in your arms for the first time, it becomes clear your life has changed forever. In the midst of your awe at this tiny little miracle, you realize that this person is completely reliant on you, your decisions, and all of the choices you will make on their behalf in the future. In this moment you become a parent.
Northwest Fire District paramedic Sean Dibbern holds the head of firefighter T.J. Giron as YMCA lifeguard Marnie Green assists during a training exercise at the Northwest YMCA.
Even before the Oro Valley Aquatics Center officially opened last spring, town officials were beaming about the U.S. National Synchronized Swimming Championships event that was slated to take place more than a year after opening.
If “Bridesmaids” was the female version of “The Hangover,” then “The To Do List” could be considered the female version of “American Pie.” You could also call it the female version of “Superbad,” the raunchier version of “Easy A,” or the 1990s version of “Sixteen Candles.”
Lifeguard Nicholas McNutt watches over the Oro Valley Aquatic Center’s pool.
Despite the fate of Tucson water parks like Justin’s Water World and Sports Park, Breakers Water Park has continued to push through a tough economy to stay afloat in Tucson since 1985.
The Northwest YMCA
Pictured are members of Golder Ranch Fire District with Howard Guralnick from the Knights of Pythias, Grant Bourguet and Andrew Ivy of Pima County Natural Resources Parks and Recreation, and Amy Alvillar and Leandra Durham, American Red Cross-certified lifeguards.
Firefighters dove under water, grabbed the wrist of the victim, pulled the arm on deck, jumped out of the pool and pulled a lifeless body out of the water. Luckily this time, the lifeless body was a training mannequin.
Northwest Fire District paramedic Sean Dibbern holds the head of firefighter T.J. Giron as YMCA lifeguard Marnie Green assists during a training exercise at the Northwest YMCA late last month.
Cage hasn't given reason to vote for her
A loud crashing sound from Oracle Road alarmed swimming students and lifeguards at the Catalina Recreation Center the morning of Wednesday, July 7.
A bystander is credited with saving the life of a 2-year-old girl found at the bottom of a swimming pool at the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain resort Saturday night.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Kayla Gonzalez-Landis, a lifeguard and water safety instructor at the Northwest YMCA, and junior life guard Shelby Hannan help kids into the pool during one of the free swimming lessons offered last week. A $1,000 grant from the Knights of Pythias Tucson Lodge #9 allowed about 50 kids to receive a week of free swim lessons.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Lifeguard and water safety instructor Ben Wieser helps kids get comfortable in the water during a swim lesson last week.
The Town of Marana anticipates 14 worker layoffs to balance the fiscal year 2010-'11 general fund budget.
Fire pit ashes cause blaze that ruins home