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.

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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Water Safety Day in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

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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.

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Lifeguards Demonstrate a Pool Rescue (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia extra video, lifeguards at the Water Park in Gaithersburg demonstrate a pool rescue involving a person with a spine injury. The narrator of this Water Safety Day event is Aquatics Superintendent Jennifer Mogus.

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Water Safety Day in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Recreation Director Gabe Albornoz stresses the importance of parental supervision at local pools and bodies of water this summer. Take a look: Water Safety Day was held May 29 in Montgomery County at the Water Park in Gaithersburg. At this event, local officials passed out safety information about swim lessons, […]

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Five Things to Know Today, May 29th, in Montgomery County

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Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, May 29th, in Montgomery County: 1. Water Safety Day: The city of Gaithersburg, the city of Rockville and Montgomery County are hosting Water Safety Day today at the Water Park at Bohrer Park and admission is free. Follow @MyMCMedia on […]

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Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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