As the Executive Director and owner of the only travel and learning adventure program of its kind in the nation for girls 11-16, you can probably only imagine the questions and comments I hear from people when I tell them about my…Continue
Each LSC in the Eastern Zone is invited to send 2 athletes, the LSC Diversity Coordinator and one coach to the very first Eastern Zone Diversity Select camp being hosted by Middle Atlantic Swimming and held at LaSalle University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 16-19, 2011.…Continue
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Every week I see the same little boy, around 4, wailing through his swim lesson. Always the same routine - he enters the pool area and starts crying. He cries for 30 minutes straight, quite pathetically, and stops as soon as the towel is wrapped around him and he’s walking calmly into the…Continue
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Congrats to all the athletes who were selected to attend the 2011 National Diversity Select Camp. The 2011 National Diversity Select Camp will take place May 5-8, 2011 at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.
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From USASwimming.org, Mike Gustafson:
Do you remember your first time meeting a sports hero? When you walked down the street and saw Tom Brady? Maybe you were a kid. Suddenly, up close and personal, your favorite sporting superstar looked somehow different.
More human. More approachable. More like you.
Every four years, television brings the…
When my son was about one we were on one of those turbulent flights where you suspect even the pilot is white-knuckling it. I made one of my better parenting decisions at that moment. I looked at him and said ‘this is the fun part, where the plane goes bumpity-bump!’ And, here’s the…Continue
Added by Rebecca Wear Robinson on April 13, 2011 at 11:22am — No Comments
There are so many great water safety programs out there. Won’t you take a moment to share yours?
Here is a brief, confidential survey. It only takes a few minutes to…Continue
My daughter came home from lifeguarding yesterday complaining she had to get in the water. (If you knew the beauty queen diva, you would find that funny)
There are more children at the Y during spring break, and my daughter ran into a non-swimmer. The young black girl jumped in the pool and didn’t know what to do when she found herself drifting away from the wall. She asked the lifeguard, (my daughter), for flotation devices. My daughter gave her some noodles, and soon discovered that…Continue
I was fortunate enough to sit in on DAP member Tameisha Goode's new swim team's first practice yesterday. The excitement was in the air and it was great to see her hard work and efforts become a reality. The team is shaping up nicely and her entire staff is full of energy!
"Your belief in yourself…Continue
I posted that if the legislative critters were really interested in sports safety, then teaching the kids to swim would be at the top of everyone's agenda.