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Why Water Wings Are The Devil

child swimming

It’s that time of year again, when we all start hitting the pools, and the lifeguard in me starts fuming when I see kids bobbing around in the pool in water wings, life vests and suits with flotation inserts. Why? As a former swim coach, instructor, pool manager, and lifeguard, …

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Why Lake Tahoe Is My Happy Place

Sand Harbor, Lake Tahoe, NV

As a native Nevadan (fourth generation), I grew up exploring our mountains and the beautiful jewel of water we are so lucky to have in our back yard, Lake Tahoe. My earliest, fondest memories are of swimming in that freezing water, building sand castles, burying my siblings in the sand …

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Swimming Safety

Swimming saety

Today’s sponsored post from our partner Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center features Cassie Goodman.  Cassie was born and raised in Texas and moved to Reno in 2011 with her husband and two dogs. She received her BA in Health and Kinesiology and her MS in Kinesiology from the University of Texas at Tyler. …

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