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Tucson offers $2 swim lessons for low-income kids

Tucson offers $2 swim lessons for low-income kids

The 2-week classes at city pools will be offered June-July.

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Arizona swimmer Cordes wins 4th straight NCAA title

Arizona swimmer Cordes wins 4th straight NCAA title

Senior Kevin Cordes captures 100-yard breast stroke in 50.25 seconds.

March 27, 2015 11:49 pmLoading…

City to offer 60% off teen bus/pool pass

Teens will be able to buy a pass for $45 that will give them unlimited access to city buses and swimming pools this summer.

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Arizona diver Pickens is Pac-12 runner-up

Arizona diver Pickens is Pac-12 runner-up

UA diver Samantha Pickens finished second Friday in the 3-meter final at the Pac-12 women’s swimming and diving championships in Seattle.

February 27, 2015 9:25 pmLoading…
Do ‘the Michael Jackson’: Pool exercises help fitness

Do ‘the Michael Jackson’: Pool exercises help fitness

This three-move pool circuit provides a heart-pumping recovery workout.

November 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Olympian Michael Phelps arrested for DUI

Olympian Michael Phelps arrested for DUI

Phelps has been charged with driving under the influence and excessive speed.

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GREECE OLYMPICS SWIMMING

GREECE OLYMPICS SWIMMING

United States' Lindsay Benko congratulates Martiza Correia, left, as Colleen Lanne and Amanda Weir look on after a qualifying heat of the 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay at the Olympic Aquatic Centre during the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Aug. 14, 2004. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

September 27, 2014 5:31 pm
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UA swimmer Amanda Beard races Georgia in her second place finish in the 200 Breast Stroke at Hillenbrand Aquatic Center Jan. 14, 2000.

August 15, 2014 11:52 am
100 Days May 28-June 3

100 Days May 28-June 3

May 28: Dive in: Tucson public pools open.

May 17, 2014 6:22 pm
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May 06, 2014 4:10 pm
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Photos: Swimmer Diana Nyad's long journey to Florida from Cuba

Photos: Swimmer Diana Nyad's long journey to Florida from Cuba

Diana Nyad's 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage, a first, took 53 hours. But really, the journey was much longer. Her first attempt at the feat was in 1978 and the successful try this weekend was her fifth attempt.

September 03, 2013 9:28 am Photos

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Photos: Pony swim

Photos: Pony swim

The famed ponies of Chincoteague and Assateague made their annual swim Wednesday, but they had to brave some bad weather of the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Thousands of visitors watched as about 130 ponies crossed the channel from Assateague Island to Chincoteague beneath the downpour of a s…

July 24, 2013 5:09 pm Photos

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Esther Williams

Esther Williams

Actress and former national swimming champion Esther Williams is shown poolside at her home in Hollywood, June 10, 1948. Big, elaborate pools just aren't necessary for home use, she maintains. Her miniature measures about 20 by 30 feet. (AP Photo)

June 06, 2013 3:27 pm
Esther Williams

Esther Williams

Esther Williams is shown in Hollywood, July 13, 1943. (AP Photo)

June 06, 2013 3:26 pm
Pima County inspectors work to keep pools clean for summer

Pima County inspectors work to keep pools clean for summer

Behind the scenes, pool inspector Dave Hansen checks the automated pump-room operations of a public pool. The county inspects public pools monthly during swim season, and workers check water quality hourly. Hansen was checking the system on May 24.

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Pima County inspectors work to keep pools clean for summer

Pima County inspectors work to keep pools clean for summer

Pima County inspector Dave Hansen uses a color-coded testing kit to measure pH and chlorine level during a recent pool inspection. Summertime, and its heat, adds a tough variable to keeping pool chemicals in balance and water quality safe.

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Pima County inspectors work to keep pools clean for summer

Pima County inspectors work to keep pools clean for summer

Looking at a swimming pool in your neighborhood or at your gym, you can't tell whether you're seeing clean and refreshing water or a reservoir of icky germs.

June 02, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Swim for free at Flowing Wells Pool tomorrow

Swim for free at Flowing Wells Pool tomorrow

The grand reopening of the Flowing Wells Pool, 4545 N. La Cholla Blvd., is tomorrow.

May 17, 2013 6:00 pmLoading…
High school swimming: Foothills finishes fifth in second major meet of week

High school swimming: Foothills finishes fifth in second major meet of week

Foothills' Matt Lujan won the 100-yard backstroke, above, and took third in the 200 IM.

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