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Swim Lesson Record Attempt In The Colony

Thousands of water parks across the nation — including Hawaiian Falls in The Colony — are attempting to break a world record on Friday for the largest swim lesson.

06/20/2014

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Dallas Woman Absorbed In Facebook As Girl, 3, Drowns

A Dallas woman who allegedly was distracted by Facebook has been charged after a 3-year-old girl she was supposed to watch drowned in a pool.

08/07/2013

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Video Of 16-Month-Old Swimming Sparks Debate

A YouTube video of a 16-month-old swimming alone across a pool has more than a million-and-a-half views. The baby learned a swimming technique taught by an instructor here in North Texas.

CBS 11–07/03/2013

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YMCA Launches New Swim-Safety Training Program

Memorial Day and swimming pools often go hand-in-hand and unfortunately so do drowning deaths. To help combat the problem the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth has launched a new swim-safety training program.

CBSDFW.COM–05/27/2013

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Child Dies After Falling Into Fort Worth Pool

A 7-year-old boy died Tuesday morning after falling into an apartment complex swimming pool while playing with his twin brother in east Fort Worth over the weekend.

04/23/2013

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North Texas ‘Polar Plungers’ Bring In New Year With A Splash

For eight years it’s been a New Year’s Day tradition at the Ryan Family YMCA in Fort Worth. Tuesday morning dozens of people came together, in swimsuits, to take the Polar Plung.

CBSDFW.COM–01/01/2013

A rendering of the new Neighborhood Family Aquatics Center in Marine Park, scheduled to be complete in May 2013. (credit: City of Fort Worth)

City Breaks Ground On First New City Pool In 50+ Years

For decades people on the north side of Fort Worth have complained about the city swimming pool and Wednesday those complaints were resolved.

CBSDFW.COM–09/19/2012

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Texas Leads Nation In Child Pool Drownings

Texas leads the nation in the number of children who drowned this summer in pools and spas, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

09/13/2012

Emergency crews responded to the Woodland Springs neighborhood swimming pool after reports of a diving accident involving a 9-year-old boy and 7-year-old girl. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

2 Children Hospitalized After Community Pool Accident

Rescuers rushed to a community pool in Fort Worth after getting calls to help a child.

CBSDFW.COM–08/06/2012

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Attention On Pool Safety After Twin Toddlers Drown

A tragic double drowning in Arlington Tuesday night has refocused attention on pool safety. Police say it all started when a Grand Prairie man went to check on his mother at her home.

06/27/2012

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Twin Boys Drown In Arlington Backyard Pool

Police in Arlington are investigating the deaths of 4-year-old twin boys who drowned on Tuesday night in a backyard swimming pool. A family member found the kids in the water.

06/27/2012

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Haltom City Boy Saves Drowning Sister

A day of fun for one DFW family almost ended in tragedy. “I thought my child was gone,” said Andrea Keith. But an unsuspecting hero came to the rescue — Andrea’s oldest son.

06/25/2012

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