Stories tagged with: dresden swim center

September 7, 2015 - 3:35pm
33 weeks 5 days ago

Labor Day typically marks the unofficial end of summer and it also marks the end of swim season.

The Dresden Swim Center closed its gates for the last time this summer. We had the chance to speak to Pool Manager, Nick Bice about the season who told us a little bit about the attendance over the last few months.

"It was average. Like I said with the weather we had in the beginning of summer." He explained, "We cant control the weather so it was average. The end of...

May 25, 2015 - 3:50pm
48 weeks 5 days ago

Memorial Day also marks opening day for the Dresden Swim Center. Swimmers took to the Olympic sized pool for the first dip of the season but the Swim Center's Manager Nick Bice said the pool has more to offer than just day to day open swim.

"We offer water aerobics during the summer, Monday through Thursday and we offer group and private swim lessons throughout two weeks in the summer," said Bice.

The pool is open Monday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m....

May 26, 2014 - 2:32pm
1 year 48 weeks 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
2 years 41 weeks 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
2 years 48 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
4 years 40 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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