Marana plans to make its public swimming pool free, starting this summer.
Teens dance during Marana Parks and Recreation's teen dance. Last Friday's event was for 12- to 17-year-olds and featured music by Sound Express and refreshments by the Marana Marlins Swim team at Crossroads at Silverbell Park.
Friends Andrew Durnil, left, Ryan Johnson, Mike Seno, Trace Cecil and Seth Clem check out photos on their phones at the dance.
Sound Express DJ Edward Espinosa hands out glow rings to dancers. Go to marana.com for information on other parks and recreation-sponsored activities.
When the lights go out, the dance - and the dancers - take on a magical hue.
Angie Muscoreil, 11, with the Marana Marlins Swim Team, uses a kickboard as she warms up before practice at the Ora Mae Harn pool in Marana. The program has around 120 children participating, said team coordinator Debbie Sullivan.
Head coach Collin Quenelle unrolls lane lines before practice.
Kaylee Gale, 11, begins her workout with fellow team members.
Swim coach Brianne Murphy works with the 13- to 18-year-old members of the Marana Marlins Swim Team during practice. For more information about the swim team, go on Facebook and search for Marana Marlins.
It's organized chaos on a recent Thursday morning as more than 50 members of the Marana Marlins swim team make their way up and down the lanes at the pool in Ora Mae Harn Park.
A pelican became Marana's biggest flight risk last week.