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September 16, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Recreation’s Outdoor Pool Season to Continue Through Oct. 4

Montgomery County Recreation Department announced that its outdoor pool season will continue through Oct. 4. Normally Montgomery County opens its seven outdoor pools over Memorial Day Weekend and they close after Labor Day Weekend. This summer, however, pools weren’t allowed to open until Montgomery County entered its second coronavirus reopening phase. So, Montgomery County’s pools […]

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June 26, 2020 | Mira Varghese

Damascus Girl’s ‘Make-A-Wish’ Makes Splash Thanks to Permitting Services Department

Hannah, a 6-year-old Damascus girl with a neurological condition, will soon have the backyard swimming pools she’s been wanting. Make-A-Wish Mid Atlantic’s spring plans to build a backyard swimming pool for Hannah were held up because her family was having issues obtaining much needed property records. However, Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services (DPS) offered […]

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June 22, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Gayles Details Safety Precautions as Swimming Pools Reopen

Montgomery County health officer Dr. Travis Gayles provided safety reminders as swimming pools begin to reopen amid Phase 2.  “First and foremost, even in the setting of COVID-19, do not forget your sunscreen,” Dr. Gayles said in a recent video from the county. Dr. Gayles also touched on different measures currently in place to halt […]

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June 6, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

En época de verano municipalidades alertan sobre seguridad en el agua

En esta época de calor, dos municipios se han unido para recordarles a los residentes sobre la seguridad en el agua. Las ciudades de Gaithersburg y Rockville celebraron el Día de Seguridad en el Agua en el parque acuático de Gaithersburg. Los miembros de la comunidad aprendieron sobre destrezas en el agua e incluso tuvieron […]

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June 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg, Rockville Celebrate Water Safety Day

As we enter summer, two municipalities have come together to remind residents about water safety. The Cities of Gaithersburg and Rockville celebrated Water Safety Day at the Gaithersburg Water Park on Friday. Community members learned life-saving water skills and even had the opportunity to watch lifeguard rescue demonstrations. MyMCMedia talked to a member of the […]

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February 2, 2017 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Montgomery County Recreation Calendar for February

February 1:  Soul Line Dancing Bauer Drive Community Recreation Center 14625 Bauer Drive, Rockville, MD 20853 240.777.6893 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Every Wednesday until March 29. Back to the days of American Bandstand! Join in this fun, lively, rhythmic dance session that teaches the Active 55+ community all the latest and old school dances. […]

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January 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Takoma Park Residents Invited to Voice Concerns on Possible Pool Closing

In an effort to address the growing student population in the County, Montgomery County Public School officials are discussing way to evaluate space needs and options. Piney Branch Elementary School (PBES) will be the subject of a feasibility study and one option on the table is to close the pool at PBES to make room […]

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