Stories tagged with: dresden swim center

May 26, 2014 - 2:32pm
6 weeks 5 days ago

 It was a warm memorial day with temperatures in the low 80s, and the pools couldn't have opened at a better time.

Dresden swim center was packed full of families eager to soak up the sun, a much difference scene from last year's 60 degree Memorial Day.

"It's opening day here at our swimming pool and it's a nice hot sunny day so we do have lots of people here, we're really excited about that. And we're excited about the sunny forecast too," said Samantha Mizer,...

July 17, 2013 - 5:37pm
51 weeks 3 days ago

The Dresden Swim Center is owned by the Longaberger Company and they're looking to sell it to the Village of Dresden by this fall.

"The village has leased this pool from Longaberger for the past 10 years and now the village is looking to purchase the pool from Longaberger this summer," said Samantha Mizer, Manager of the Dresden Swim Center. "And we're having a swim meet, Saturday, July 27th as a fundraiser to purchase the pool."

Mizer says this is the first...

May 27, 2013 - 6:15pm
1 year 6 weeks ago

Despite the rainy weather a local swimming pool opened their doors for the summer.

Monday was the opening day for the Dresden Swim Center. Manager, Samantha Mizer says today was nothing like last year's opening.

"Very very different, last year we had a record breaking day this year it's very very slow we've only sold a couple memberships and a couple daily rates, " said Mizer.

Mizer says that the lack of people had an impact on business, but she hopes in the next...

July 21, 2011 - 8:16pm
2 years 51 weeks ago

The heat is not only something that can take drastic tolls on our bodies, but it can also take a toll on the water you swim in when trying to beat the heat.

Dresden Pool Supervisor Caitlin Jones says the heat plays a critical role in the overall safety of the water you swim in. She says the hotter it gets, the more they have to keep an eye on chlorine levels in the pool.

"It causes a lot of stress on the pool, the heat itself tends to zap the chlorine so we push a lot of the...

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