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2014-05-02 23:04:33

Drowning is the leading cause of accidental death for children five and under and the second leading cause of accidental death in the U.S. among children under 14. Wellington, FL (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 British Swim School, a full service, year-round and indoor swim school franchise offering water safety survival and swimming lessons for babies from three months through adult, franchisees Howie and Sarah Berkowitz had the scare of a lifetime when they thought their 18-month old son had...

2014-04-28 23:08:04

Organizations join forces to support aquatic safety and the 'SEAL Innovation Team' training at the Triangle Aquatic Center for the 2016 Olympics. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 SEAL Innovation, Triangle Aquatic Center and iX3 Sports are pleased to announce today that they have joined forces in a new partnership to promote swim safety, enjoyment and competition. All three organizations care about aquatic safety, making a partnership a natural fit. To improve swim safety, SEAL...

2014-04-21 12:24:56

Foundation Celebrates 10th Anniversary with New Ambassadors: Olympic Gold Medalists Nathan Adrian and Anthony Ervin COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The USA Swimming Foundation, in association with Phillips 66, will kick off the sixth annual Make a Splash Tour presented by Phillips 66 on May 6, 2014 in Sweeny, Texas, with a series of press events, water safety information sessions and free to low-cost swimming lessons at local partner pools...

2014-04-09 08:26:28

76 Life Time Fitness and Life Time Athletic locations to offer U.S. Masters Swimming programs MINNEAPOLIS and SARASOTA, Fla., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swimming has long been touted as a great sport and recreational activity virtually everyone can enjoy and benefit from. U.S. Masters Swimming and Life Time - The Healthy Way of Life Company(sm )today announce their partnership to expand adult swimming programs in place at 76 Life Time Fitness and Life Time Athletic premiere...

2014-04-02 08:33:51

SARASOTA, Fla., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitch Daniels, Indiana's former governor currently serving as the president of Purdue University, joined U.S. Masters Swimming's executive director, Rob Butcher, at the Purdue University pool Monday to help kick off April as, "Adult Learn-to-Swim Month." Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140402/PH96140-a Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140402/PH96140-b Mitch Daniels says swimming has become an integral part...

2014-03-19 23:31:30

Georgia, South Carolina and Oregon Embrace Fitness with The Get Stoked Tour. (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Introducing Get Stoked, a 3-city, three day, tri-sport outdoor fitness challenge tour featuring Open Water Swimming, Stand Up Paddleboarding, and Distance Skateboarding. Designed to paint the city in fitness finesse, Get Stoked will be taking over Peachtree City, Ga. (just outside Atlanta), Rock Hill, SC (just outside Charlotte), and Portland, OR. Mastermind behind this outdoor fitness...

2014-03-13 08:26:46

Reduce the number of adult drownings in your community this summer SARASOTA, Fla., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Swimming Saves Lives Foundation has launched a nationwide campaign to reduce the number of adult drownings, declaring the month of April, "Adult Learn-to-Swim Month." The governors of Florida, Nebraska, Indiana, Washington, and Maine have issued declarations in support, and other states are processing proclamation applications. Photo -...

2014-03-06 23:00:23

The new “Tips On Learning How To Swim” report on the website Vkool.com covers common swimming mistakes and unique swimming techniques. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 The new “Tips On Learning How To Swim” report on the website Vkool.com delivers helpful techniques to swim professionally. In the first part of the article, people will discover common swimming mistakes, such as bad breath timing, flat swimming, and wrong kicking. In fact, the most common mistake all around is...

2014-02-25 23:36:13

The Race Club recently began the production of their latest video series featuring top swimmers from around the world. The filming is currently taking place in Islamorada, Florida from February 24th through March 2nd. Florida Keys, FL (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Featuring 5 top swimmers from around the world, the premier swim club, The Race Club, recently began filming for their latest web series in Islamorada, Florida. Filming will take place February 24th through March 2nd, with the...

2014-01-28 23:28:57

Lifeguard Master now offers Diving Bricks, diving rings, and training manikins for lifeguards. These are essential tools in building endurance and testing the lifeguard’s skills. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Just like when someone wants to practice lifting heavy weights, they go to the gym; a lifeguard trains with a diving brick. Diving bricks give a lifeguard the type of weight and resistance they need to help them become more advanced when swimming. Being a good swimmer is one...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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