Water Safety Day in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Montgomery County and the cities of Gaithersburg and Rockville recently hosted Water Safety Day at the Water Park in Gaithersburg. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports.

You can find information about swim lessons on the Department of Recreation’s website.

En época de verano municipalidades alertan sobre seguridad en el agua

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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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Gaithersburg Lifeguards Demonstrate Water Rescues

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During the Cities of Rockville and Gaithersburg’s Water Safety Day at Gaithersburg Water Park, community members learned life-saving water skills. Check out the Gaithersburg lifeguards demonstrate a water rescue for a spinal injury. The lifeguards not only get in the water to rescue the victim but they also remove the victim with a backboard. Also, […]

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Gaithersburg, Rockville Celebrate Water Safety Day

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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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Five Things to Know for May 30 in Montgomery County

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Today is Thursday, May 30, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Brain Cancer Awareness Walk: St Coletta, a non-profit organization serving adults with intellectual disabilities and supporting their families, is inviting people to support the walk and future efforts in community engagements.  This event will take place at 5301 Marinelli […]

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Montgomery County Recreation Receives Eight NACo Awards

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Montgomery County Recreation received eight awards for its programs. The awards, presented by the National Association of Counties (NACo), recognizes the efforts by local jurisdictions that promote responsible, responsive and effective county government, according to a news release. “Montgomery County Recreation is honored to receive eight NACo awards in the parks and recreation category—more than any […]

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Water Safety Days Offer Free Swim Lessons and Safety Tips

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Two Water Safety Days will offer free swim lessons, lifeguard demonstrations, and safety tips to promote water safety at the beginning of the pool season.  The first will take place Friday, June 1 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Water Park at Bohrer park in Gaithersburg, and the second will take place Saturday, June 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the […]

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Meet Gaithersburg's New Mascot, Lilly the Lifeguard, at Water Safety Day

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The city of Gaithersburg is introducing a new mascot: Lilly the Lifeguard. Lilly makes her debut on Friday at the 7th annual Water Safety Day, which takes place from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the Water Park in Gaithersburg. The event is part of National Water Safety Month, and partners include Montgomery County’s Department of […]

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Five Things to Know Today, June 3, In Montgomery County

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1. Bethesda Outdoor’s main pool will remain closed this weekend for repairs, while the lap, teaching, and tot pools will be open. Admission to the facility is $2. 2. Starting tonight, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s State Highway Administration (SHA) will temporarily close two lanes on the outer loop of I-495 from MD 97 (Georgia […]

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Water Safety Day Set for June 3 (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County’s Recreation Department and the cities of Gaithersburg and Rockville plan to host a free Water Safety Day on June 3, from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Water Park at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg. “As summer gets underway and outdoor community pools open for the summer season, the timing is perfect to […]

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke hosts County Report This Week, which includes reports on the budget, a crime spike in Germantown, Water Safety Day and much more. You can watch the show, below:

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