Stories tagged with: Swimming

July 27, 2015 - 4:44pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

With the end of the swimming season right around the corner, area kids are trying to make the most of their summer vacation.

The Muskingum Family YMCA is always a popular destination on those hot summer days, as kids flock to the pool to cool off with a summer swim. YMCA Aquatics Director, Sam Gianettino, said after undergoing some much needed renovations, the 'Y' has seen yet another successful season.

"I believe it's been a big success this year, we still have camp going...

June 12, 2015 - 5:10pm
1 year 9 weeks ago

If you haven't already noticed, it's hot outside, and kids are cooling down with a summer swim to escape the heat.

The Muskingum Family YMCA is a popular destination for the kiddos, and the attraction underwent some renovating this year to get ready for these busy summer months. Lifeguard David Griffin explained...

"We actually painted the whole pool, drained it this past winter, painted the whole thing and then installed a new filter system," he said.


April 5, 2014 - 3:36pm
2 years 20 weeks ago

When the Muskingum Recreation Center first opened to the public last Monday, there was still something missing. But as of Saturday morning, that is not the case.

The pools are now filled and ready for swimmers. At 7 a.m., the doors officially opened on the new eight lane swimming pool and the wheelchair accessible activity pool. Swim lessons are soon to be offered for everyone, including children as young as six months. Also, the activity pool will play host to a multitude of aquatic...

July 6, 2010 - 5:26pm
6 years 7 weeks ago

Kids find the best ways to stay cool in the Summer months, but they do need some reminders.

At the Muskingum Family YMCA, the center of attraction is the pool, a good way to stay cool.

"Obviously when it's this warm, people are looking for a way to cool off and we got several options. We've got our day campers here and one of the things we do to protect them is we try to get them inside especially when it's warm like this and we spend a lot of time in the college in the air...

June 23, 2010 - 5:32pm
6 years 9 weeks ago

June is proving to be a hot month across the state, with most days recording a temperature of 80 degrees or higher, and that's been great news for local pools, including the Dresden Swim Center.

"We've been very busy. As far as for the month of June, for the first couple weeks we've had a record June. Pool memberships are up as well as punch card and daily admission, " says Swim Center Manager, Lindsay Conley.

People aren't just coming out to get in the water though....

June 21, 2010 - 5:33pm
6 years 9 weeks ago

Well, it's going to be a really long day, literally.

Monday is officially the first day of Summer, and the longest day of the year. Many kids were out today at the Village Pool in South Zanesville enjoying the extended day of sunshine.

"We have a lot of people coming out here to swim. We have a good, good pool. We've been having a good time, so far it's been getting hot so everyone needs to come out here and swim," says lifeguard Zack McPeak.


June 8, 2010 - 6:45pm
6 years 11 weeks ago

With the unofficial start to summer underway, warm weather has people flocking to the pool. but the Muskingum Valley Red Cross says you need to protect your kids when it comes to the water. They need some kind of swimming background.

"Just don't take them and dump them off. Most pools have swim lessons. There are the red cross certified swim lessons, but most pools have swim lesson. Just because you take them to the pool, they have a life guard, but you should really still be...

May 25, 2010 - 7:11pm
6 years 13 weeks ago

Local swimming pools will be open to families during the long holiday weekend, and the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department wants to make sure the water is ready for the summer crowds.

It held a safety seminar this morning for licensed operators to teach them about proper daily inspections.

"When we do our inspections, we're looking at the water chemistry, acceptable water parameters, some safety equipment, and some required procedure that must be fill out daily...

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