Pools

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Philadelphia Summer Pool Guide

Here’s your guide to Philadelphia’s pools, plus a few down the shore.

07/28/2015

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Rehoboth Beach Strikes Down Plan To Keep Renters From Using Pools And Hot Tubs

The proposal would have required homeowners to cover and lock their pools and hot tubs when the property is rented out.

06/19/2015

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As Heat Continues In Philadelphia Area, Many Still Braving It Outdoors

If a dip in some cool water sounds refreshing to you, you’re not alone.

07/02/2014

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Local Expert Warns Of Dangers Of Drowning In Summer

Chairman Department of Pediatrics at Abington Memorial Hospital Dr. Steven Shapiro says the statistics are staggering.

06/28/2014

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Top Swim Classes In Philadelphia

Whether you want to learn basic swimming skills or simply perfect your stroke, these are the top spots in Philadelphia to keep your head above water.

04/26/2013

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Nutter Announces Plan To Prevent Teen Mischief This Summer

“Every rec center open, every library open, every park open, every pool open this summer,” he said.

05/17/2012

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Near-Drowning Can Cause Fatal Complications Hours After Event

Pools are open throughout the Delaware Valley and, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drowning is the second leading cause of death for children ages one to 14 years. Even if a child rescued from a pool originally seems to be just fine after the incident, he or she could develop life threatening problems later.

06/15/2011