Nearly 50 firefighters and divers tried desperately to save a young man who slipped below the surface of the Slippery Rock Creek in Lawrence County Wednesday night.
With the Memorial Day weekend upon us, many of the area’s favorite summertime attractions are getting ready to open for another season, and that includes SoakZone at Idlewild Park.
Dormont native Daren Miller’s goal is to help others swim ocean channels.
Families have a great opportunity to engage in swimming activities and lessons as there are many outside public pools and a system of county parks. There are private swim clubs for advanced and beginner levels, too. Many of the swimming lessons are on a pool pass, day pass or discounted days that include water aerobics and the best deal is a free-learn-to-swim category. As the children advance in their training; it may lead to becoming a member of a swim club, but the onus is just a fun, learning experience.
For many women spring is both a happy and dreaded time of the year. It’s time to refresh your home and wardrobe, but it is also time to choose a new swimsuit. With the help of ModCloth’s ModStylist Chelsey you can use these simple tips to find the perfect suit for you.
Yoga instructor Erin Bosniak shares tips on how to keep kids happy, healthy, and full of energy through those challenging winter months and the rest of the year.
Students at Pittsburgh Obama School were recently surprised with a visit from Olympic medalist swimmer, Cullen Jones.
We recently profiled a number of local Olympians, but since the opening ceremonies in London, another youngster with WPIAL ties has flown–or, to be more specific, swam–under our radar.
Two lifeguards rescued a 13-year-old boy in Beaver County Saturday evening.
There’s a new warning from the Army Corps of Engineers.
The holiday weekend warm-up is being welcomed by some, but the arrival of the hot temperatures is bringing with it a warning from doctors and other experts.
The official start of summer may still be a few weeks away, but with temperatures in the 80s and the sun even making a few appearances, it’s time to hit the pool! Find out when your community pool opens for the season with our local swimming pool guide.
The body of a Washington County man who went missing Friday while swimming in a local lake with friends has been recovered.
From picnics and barbecues to swimming and sunbathing, summer festivities are enough to put a smile on anyone’s face. But chew on this: everything from the type of water you swim in to the seasonal foods you eat, even the shade of lipstick you wear can ruin your pearly whites.
The reopening of Brady’s Run Park lake in Brighton Township couldn’t have come at a better time this summer with the 90-plus degree weather we’re having. But last week, signs were posted making the lake off limits.