Archives: swimming

Benedictine grad to represent US in Olympic swimming in Rio de Janerio

19-year-old Townley Haas qualified for the 200 meter freestyle.

NOVA aquatics teams sweep senior championship

It’s the center’s eighth straight win at the state championships held in Christiansburg, Virginia.

5 Things

As the city wakes up from its summer repose, wring the last drops of summer from the fabric of your weekend. Labor Day weekend fast approacheth, y’all. Get moving.

NOVA swimmers take second place at national championships

Combined men’s senior team places fifth overall at national summer competition.

Free swim lessons

Beginning this week, Richmond’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities will offer swim lessons at eight of the city’s pools.

City pools open on Saturday


5 Things for Families

School’s out! Dad’s awesome! Let’s celebrate, Richmond!

Raising Richmond: Learn now, splash later

It might not be pool weather quite yet, but it’s never too early to get your kids ready for the water. Check out this handy-dandy list of places in and around Richmond offering swimming lessons indoors…you know, where it isn’t freezing and or sleeting/snowing/raining ice.

5 Things for Families

I’m not one to break out the clichéd expressions about how hot it is and the humidity and whatever, but that’s only because I’m too busy sitting in front of a giant box fan and can’t hear anyone to have small talk about the weather. Check out these mostly indoor, mostly free options for the coming week.

PHOTOS: Summer on Belle Isle

Nothing says summer in Richmond like a trip down to Belle Isle for some swimming and relaxing.