rockville swim and fitness center

January 31, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Rockville Swim Center Upgrades Complete

The city of Rockville completed upgrades to the Swim and Fitness Center this month. The work included additional space and renovations to the lobby and two locker rooms. Planning for the project started in 2016 and construction began early last year in 2019. The center – located at 355 Martins Lane – was expanded by […]

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July 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 30 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, July 30 and we are celebrating three random holidays: International Day of Friendship, National Cheesecake Day, and National Father-in-Law Day. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Night One of CNN’s Democratic Debate: The first of CNN’s two-night Democratic primary debate is tonight at 8 p.m. […]

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January 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: MCPS Superintendent, Dr. Jack Smith, unveils his recommended FY19 $2.50B operating budget; County Executive Ike Leggett gears up to host five FY19 Operating Budget community forums; Free tax preparation services are […]

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August 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

City of Rockville Will Host its Annual ‘Back to School Jam’ on Aug 25

Students in the city of Rockville will have the chance to receive a backpack filled with school supplies at the City of Rockville’s 17th annual Back to School Jam on Aug. 25. Any student who lives or goes to a school in Rockville are eligible to receive the backpacks for $2, according to a news […]

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February 17, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville South Pool Renovation Complete in Time for Winter Classes (VIDEO)

The South Pool at the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center is reopen for use after renovation that began in July. Rock 11 Now’s Kolby Ford has the story. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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July 31, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Pool Renovations in Rockville (VIDEO)

If you have been to the Rockville Fitness Center lately you might have noticed the indoor pool looks unrecognizable. That’s because it is getting redone and revamped. Rockville 11 has the story. Visit our PEG partner Rockville11 to view more of its programming.

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November 10, 2014 | Krista Brick

photo of cover of Rockville's Pike Plan draft

Rockville to Discuss Rockville Pike, Adequate Facilities Standards and Budget at Upcoming Meetings

Discussions of the City’s Adequate Public Facilities Standards and the draft Rockville Pike plan, and previews of the Fiscal Year 2016 budget are on upcoming agendas for Rockville’s Mayor and Council. The Mayor and Council are scheduled to review the City’s APFS as they relate to school facilities, beginning with a preliminary discussion on Nov. […]

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July 25, 2014 | Krista Brick

Community Asks for Donations for Funeral of 8-Year-Old Rockville Girl

The community is pulling together to raise money to help pay for the funeral of Meadow Hall Elementary School student Stephanie Benitez. The 8-year-old died suddenly July 22 after swimming at the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center pool off Martin’s Lane. Her aunt, Veronica Diaz,  said Stephanie loved soccer and she loved swimming. “She was […]

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July 25, 2014 | Krista Brick

Eight-Year-Old Girl Dies After Being Pulled From Rockville Pool

UPDATED. 8 a.m. July 25: A fund has been set up to help the parents of an 8-year-old girl who died suddenly after swimming at a Rockville pool on July 22. Stephanie Benitez from the 1700 block of Gunther Avenue in Rockville was pronounced dead July 22. An autopsy is being performed to determine why […]

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July 9, 2014 | Krista Brick

Fast Storms End Fast Swims at County Meet (PHOTOS and VIDEO)

Swimmers took to the blocks on July 8 at the Montgomery County Swim League’s (MCSL) Coaches Long Course meet at the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center until a fast-moving storm took the place of the fast swimming. Coaches, volunteers and swimmers talk about the excitement and fun of summer competitive swimming in this report by […]

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