Lifeguards

July 29, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Man Nearly Drowns at Silver Spring Pool, Resuscitated by Lifeguards

A person nearly drowned at the Silver Spring YMCA located on Hastings Drive on Saturday afternoon. Officials say the adult male was unresponsive after being pulled from the water, however he was resuscitated right before first responders arrived. The victim was treated and transported to a local hospital. Officials with Montgomery Fire and Rescue added […]

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June 6, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

En época de verano municipalidades alertan sobre seguridad en el agua

En esta época de calor, dos municipios se han unido para recordarles a los residentes sobre la seguridad en el agua. Las ciudades de Gaithersburg y Rockville celebraron el Día de Seguridad en el Agua en el parque acuático de Gaithersburg. Los miembros de la comunidad aprendieron sobre destrezas en el agua e incluso tuvieron […]

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June 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Lifeguards Demonstrate Water Rescues

During the Cities of Rockville and Gaithersburg’s Water Safety Day at Gaithersburg Water Park, community members learned life-saving water skills. Check out the Gaithersburg lifeguards demonstrate a water rescue for a spinal injury. The lifeguards not only get in the water to rescue the victim but they also remove the victim with a backboard. Also, […]

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June 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg, Rockville Celebrate Water Safety Day

As we enter summer, two municipalities have come together to remind residents about water safety. The Cities of Gaithersburg and Rockville celebrated Water Safety Day at the Gaithersburg Water Park on Friday. Community members learned life-saving water skills and even had the opportunity to watch lifeguard rescue demonstrations. MyMCMedia talked to a member of the […]

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May 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Water Park Gets New Water Slide Tower

It’s shaping up to be an especially fun summer at Gaithersburg Water Park. Montgomery County Council Vice President Sidney Katz, Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and City of Gaithersburg officials unveiled a new water slide at the park on Thursday evening. Officials and their families had the opportunity to test out the new 250-foot long double-flume […]

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July 18, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

RSV Pools to Host Hiring Fair for Lifeguards on July 19 (VIDEO)

Although beaches and pools nationwide are experiencing a life guard shortage, one Montgomery County company is taking steps to stay ahead of the curve. RSV Pools in Gaithersburg is hosting a job fair on July 19. “This is actually something we’re trying that’s new,” Madi Pizer, director of human resources for RSV Pools said. Lifeguards […]

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May 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Water Park at Bohrer Park

Water Safety Day in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

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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May 25, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Near Drowning Reported at Community Pool in Rockville

UPDATED A seven-year-old boy was transported to the hospital on Memorial Day after nearly drowning at a community pool in the 1600 block of Yale Place in Rockville, according to a county fire official. Fire and Rescue Services Spokesperson Pete Piringer reported on his Twitter account that a bystander initiated CPR on the boy. Piringer […]

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May 23, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Montgomery County Pools Gear Up for Summer (Video)

As temperatures rise, local residents are getting ready for the beginning of pool season after a long harsh winter. MyMCMedia’s Valerie Bonk has a behind the scenes look of the preparation that goes into opening pools for the summer season. With summer around the corner, local pools are gearing up for the crowds that come […]

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