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Investigations

Kensington pool closed for summer after swimmers attack staff, vandalize cars

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LGBTQ

Transgender swimmer Lia Thomas nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year award

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Recreation

Philadelphia recruits future lifeguards at summer pop-up pool events for teens

Philly Lifeguard Shortage

Recreation

14 more city public pools scheduled to open this week

Philly pools open 2022

LGBTQ

Global swimming organization bars transgender athletes from women's competitions

Swimming FINA

LGBTQ

Swimmer Lia Thomas to pursue Olympics after Penn graduation

Lia Thomas GMA

Recreation

Philadelphia needs more lifeguards to open all its pools this summer

Lifeguards Needed 2022

Arts & Culture

Exhibit at Fairmount Water Works explores legacy of racial discrimination in public pools

Pool exhibit Fairmount Water Works

Media

Transgender athletes deserve 'same respect,' Penn swimmer Lia Thomas tells Sports Illustrated

Lia Thomas Penn swimmer

LGBTQ

Penn swimmer Lia Thomas sets six records at Ivy League Championships

Lia Thomas Penn swimmer

LGBTQ

Transgender Penn swimmer Lia Thomas cleared by NCAA ruling to compete in next month's championships

Lia Thomas Penn swimmer

LGBTQ

Transgender swimmer Lia Thomas has unfair advantage, 16 Penn teammates write in unsigned letter

Penn Transgender Swimmer

College Sports

Penn commits to supporting transgender swimmer through NCAA rule changes

Swimming Pool

Investigations

16-year-old Cape May lifeguard dies after boat capsized

Cape May LIfegaurd

Recreation

Here's when every Philly public pool is scheduled to close this month

Philadelphia pools closing dates summer 2021

Fitness

Swimming gives your brain a boost – but scientists don't know yet why it's better than other aerobic activities

Swimming brain health

TV

Watch the 2020 Olympics: Streaming options, TV schedules and live coverage

Men's Health

Summer swims offer an opportunity to dive into a healthy workout routine

Swimming Health Benefits

Recreation

Lifeguard shortage to keep one-third of Philly's public pools closed this summer

Philadelphia pool opening dates

Investigations

Man, 23, drowns in river at Weymouth Furnace in Atlantic County

Weymouth Furnace Drowning

Parenting

Delayed drownings are rare but it's important to recognize the signs

Delayed Drowning Signs

Odd News

Driven by swimming pool popularity, chlorine is latest shortage item during the pandemic

chlorine shortage covid-19

Sports

New Jersey postpones winter sports seasons until next year

NJ winter sports

Education

La Salle University cutting 7 athletics teams amid financial challenges

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Parks

Swimming prohibited at Delaware Water Gap due to high levels of bacteria

Swimming Delaware Water Gap

Drownings

Man's body found in surf off Cape May beach

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Prevention

Free sunscreen available at some pools, beaches in Pennsylvania state parks

sunscreen dispenser state parks

Illness

Philly sets July 3 target for COVID-19 green phase, outlines reopening plan

Philly Green Phase

Pools

Public and private swimming pools in New Jersey can reopen on June 22

New Jersey swimming pools

Investigations

Pennsylvania teen dies while cliff jumping in Luzerne County

Cliff Jumping Death

Recreation

Philadelphia pools won't open this summer amid COVID-19 crisis

Philly COVID-19 Pools

Fitness

Use it or lose it: How physical activity strengthens heart health

Heart benefits of aerobic exercise

Colleges

Ursinus College's men's and women's swim teams' seasons canceled after hazing investigation

Ursinus College cancelled swimming season

Drownings

Man, 68, dies while swimming in rough surf at Cape May beach

Cape May beach swimmer dies

Lawsuits

Wildwood man arrested for swimming naked in the bay loses civil rights lawsuit

Wildwood naked swimmer wharf restaurant

Beaches

Reading man dies after saving son from drowning at Atlantic City beach

Atlantic City man dies drowning son

Health News

More than one-third of Jersey Shore beaches were contaminated with fecal bacteria in 2018, report says

New Jersey beaches fecal bacteria

Prevention

Why swimming in your contact lenses is a very, very bad idea

eye infection swimming contacts

Investigations

Philadelphia man, 21, drowns at Blue Marsh Lake

Blue Marsh Lake

Beaches

Latest water tests at Wildwood beaches find fecal bacterial levels back within safe range for swimmers

Carroll - Wildwood Beach Lifeguards

Illness

Public pool-derived fecal parasite illnesses on the rise in U.S.

crypto public pool parasite

Parks and Recreation

Philly's public pools will all be open by July 2 — check the schedule for the one in your neighborhood

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