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.
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.
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.
For decades people on the north side of Fort Worth have complained about the city swimming pool and Wednesday those complaints were resolved.
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.
Rescuers rushed to a community pool in Fort Worth after getting calls to help a child.
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.
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.
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.
Usually, the biggest concerns at a public swimming pool are children rough-housing, bathing suits that are too revealing or making sure swimmers don’t run along the sides.
If kids in Fort Worth want a way to beat the heat this summer, they’ll have to do it in a private or YMCA swimming pool. For a second summer, the seven city-run pools remain closed due to budget constraints.
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