Keyword: pool

Aqua-Tots: Prevent drowning over the holiday

As Labor Day approaches and many families spend time around water, Aqua-Tots swim schools is calling for water safety awareness to prevent drowning incidents.

Hartke: We invest in what matters

Every single day, even in the heat of summer, Chandler children can be spotted at city parks playing on playgrounds, shooting hoops, and riding bicycles. They stop for a quick drink at a water …

A cool look at R.H. Johnson pool

The pool at R.H. Johnson Recreation Center, 19803 R.H. Johnson Blvd., has a cool new look.

Garlid leads tour of Tempe’s Clark Park improvements …

Council Member Doreen Garlid and other city staff responsible for the project will share updates on improvements done at Clark Park in Tempe. 

Schedule changes slated for some city of Mesa pools

All nine city of Mesa public pools will be open daily through Saturday, July 22, the traditional length of the summer pool season. However, five of the pools will be available after that date for …

The Great Wide Open: Valley parks, open spaces enhance …

On the surface, parks look like “nice to have” items on a municipal budget, but studies and experts say parks — along with hiking trails, open spaces, nature preserves and …

Anthony: Please use the showers in Sun City pools

Recently someone wrote in complaining about the showers at the Bell Center and the fact this person thought it was a waste of water.

Paradise Valley brothers create carpooling app for …

Sahil Bagai, 12, and his brother Ishan, 15, realized last August that their parents had a real problem on their hands. With Sahil’s school in Scottsdale and Ishan’s in Phoenix …

Inattention around water can be fatal

It was a normal summer day for the McRae family that started with a family visit to the Estrada Park in Tempe during the morning and a swim at home during the afternoon. For Stacey McRae of …

City of Mesa pools open for summer

All city of Mesa pools will open for the summer beginning Saturday, May 27. The pools open for public swimming at 1 p.m. most days. Skyline and Rhodes will be open on Sundays. For specific pool …

Chase: Showers before pool use seems outdated in Sun …

I use the walking pool at Bell Center daily.

Learn water safety at Apache Junction event Saturday

A free April Pools Day event will be held 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 22, at the Superstition Shadows Aquatic Center, 1091 W. Southern Ave. in Apache Junction. It includes a medical helicopter …

Rotary Club funds swimming safety in Chandler

The Rotary Club of Sun Lakes serves the East Valley in many ways. The RCSL recently presented a $1,000 check to Chandler/Gilbert Family YMCA. The donation will be directed towards scholarships to …

Fast-growing pool cleaning company includes Chandler …

Pool Scouts President Michael Wagner said franchisees Preston and Heather Gilbert have grown the Chandler franchise from zero accounts when they started in 2021 to more than 200 today. (Courtesy of …

Prices for park play likely rising in Surprise

Inflation isn’t just hitting everything from groceries, cars and housing.

New pool cleaning, maintenance business opens in …

After making the big move from Columbus, Ohio, to Arizona, Dawn Clark is bringing Pool Scouts, the 110-plus territory pool cleaning franchise, to her new community of Glendale to start her new business and future.

Scottsdale student graduates from Troy University

Renisha Pool of Scottsdale graduated from Troy University during term 1 of the 2020-2021 academic year.

Pool and spa closures scheduled in Sun City

Recreation Centers of Sun City members/cardholders are advised there will be a number of swimming pool and/or spa closures this week for various projects.

Sundial Center pool, spa closed in Sun City

Recreation Centers of Sun City members/cardholders are advised that the Sundial Center pool and spas, 14801 N. 103rd Ave., will be closed.

Families in need receive free pool fences from Child …

Prior to the Labor Day holiday, when pool parties abound, Child Crisis Arizona, Salt River Project and United Phoenix Firefighters Charities installed nine free pool fences for families in need in …

Surprise committee picks pool site near Shadow Ridge

Readiness, economics and safety drove a fairly straightforward and unanimous Surprise Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission recommendation on the site of the third city pool.

Apache Junction pool slide area to be upgraded

The top deck of the slide and the slide stairs at the city of Apache Junction’s community pool are to be replaced at a cost of more than $100,000. The city council voted unanimously Aug. 16 …

COVID outbreak closes Surprise pools

A COVID-19 outbreak is forcing the indefinite closure of Surprise's two city pools.

Entrepreneur sells Aquaman Pools in Scottsdale

Chad Nikkel has been an entrepreneur since he was 15 years old. With more than 11 successful businesses under his belt, he recently sold his latest venture in Scottsdale, Aquaman Pools, which he grew …