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State Landmark Status Sought For Texas Shaped Pool

There is an effort underway to make a Plano swimming pool a state historical landmark. It’s called the Texas Pool and has been open since 1960.

07/06/2015

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Learn Water Safety Tips Before Heading To The Pool Or Lake

While thousands of North Texans enjoy the summer weather by heading to area lakes or neighborhood swimming pools, there are some safety precautions to keep in mind before taking a dip.

07/02/2015

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6-Year-Old Drowns At Fort Worth Community Pool

A 6-year-old drowned at a community swimming pool in northwest Fort Worth, near the Saginaw city limits.

CBSDFW.COM–07/01/2015

A boy jumps into the waters of a swimming pool. (credit: Ali Yussef/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: Urine, Not Chlorine, Makes Your Eyes Burn In The Pool

A health revelation about swimming pool water has some people saying… yuck!

CBSDFW.COM–06/26/2015

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Young Brothers On Life Support After Sister Dies In Drowning

A young Irving girl is dead and her brothers are fighting for their lives at a Dallas hospital, their injuries the result of an incident at an apartment complex swimming pool.

CBSDFW.COM–06/25/2015

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North Texas 911 Operator Helps Woman Save Granddaughter

A toddler’s life was in the balance as a dramatic 911 call unfolded in Lewisville.

02/19/2015

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Plano Reopening Aquatic Center

The City of Plano believes it’s fixed a potential danger for swimmers and is reopening its aquatic center Thursday.

02/18/2015

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Newly Renovated Aquatic Center Shutdown After Slip & Fall

A fall and possible knee replacement has left a city aquatic center shut down indefinitely. This after, the City paid about $5 million to completely renovate the Plano Aquatic Center.

CBSDFW.COM–10/09/2014

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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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