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September 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Dog Dip Day in Rockville (VIDEO)

The city of Rockville recently held its annual Dog Dip Day. Rock 11 has the story. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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August 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery Parks Reports Elevated Levels of Microcystin at Lake Needwood and Lake Frank

UPDATED Montgomery Parks officials are asking residents to use caution when recreating on or near Lake Needwood and Lake Frank at Rock Creek Regional Park. That’s because testing has shown there are elevated levels of microcystin, a toxic substance produced by some species of blue-green algae (cyanobacteria), in both lakes. Microcystin can cause harm to […]

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August 1, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

MoCo’s Best Swimmers – MCSL All Stars

Captured in action are the winners of all 46 events at the 2016 MCSL Individual All Star Meet held on Sunday, July 31st at the Rockville Swim & Fitness Center. ©Photos | Phil Fabrizio | @Photoloaf | for MCM

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July 31, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

It’s All About TEAM and the Trophy (PHOTOS)

MCSL swim season is coming to its end this weekend with the All-Star meets.  It’s relays on Saturday and individual strokes on Sunday.  But it is the Saturday event that takes the cake for summer pride and bragging rights around town.  It’s all about your swim team and making it to All Stars and then […]

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July 7, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

Summer MCSL Meets and Heats Are On (PHOTOS)

What is it about July in Montgomery County that makes summer swimming such a pleasure?  Answer: Warm nights around the pool deck cheering for your friends, family and having time to make new friends. July becomes the most intense month for local Montgomery County Swim League and country club swimmers.  Wednesday night B meets for […]

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June 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Water Park at Bohrer Park

Splash Pool Opening Delayed in Gaithersburg (PHOTO)

UPDATED A total of 2,641 people visited the Water Park at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg on opening weekend for the kickoff of the summer swim season. Although the main pool was open for swimming and wading, the popular Splash Pool for young children was closed for maintenance. “Aquatics staff encountered issues with the internal components […]

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May 27, 2016 | Staff Writer

Beware the Dangers of the Potomac River (VIDEO)

As the weather warms up, local officials are stressing the importance of safety when out on the Potomac River. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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February 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

photo of Germantown Swim Center

Germantown Indoor Swim Center Hosts College Meet Today thru Sunday

The Germantown Indoor Swim Center is hosting the Landmark Swim and Dive Championships Feb. 11 – 14, and that means significant changes to the facility’s operating hours this weekend. You can review schedule changes on the Swim Center’s website, here. Read more about the college championships, here. #Germantown Indoor Swim Center is hosting a college […]

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February 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Sherwood Girls and Gonzaga Boys Win Metros in Germantown

The Sherwood Warriors girls team and the Gonzaga Eagles boys team swam away with championships at the Metropolitan Interscholastic Swimming and Diving Championships this weekend in Germantown. Congratulations to @WarriorResults swim & dive for capturing the girls’ team championship at Metros! #mcpsproud — Jeff Sullivan (@MCPSAthletics) February 7, 2016 The @WarriorResults girls and @GonzagaSwimDive boys are […]

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January 20, 2016 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Moves Basketball Games From Friday to Thursday

A Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) official has announced that all Friday basketball games will be played on Thursday this week because of the weather forecast. The National Weather Service issued a Blizzard Watch for Montgomery County that begins Friday afternoon. MCPS Athletics Specialist Jeff Sullivan reports on his Twitter account that all the rescheduled […]

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