LA Times book review: 'Swimming Studies' by Leanne... →
Dang! Yet another book has come out about swimming, this time from the mega-hip artist, illustrator, editor, author and apparently near-Olympic swimmer, Leanne Shapton. It is part memoir, part philosophical meditation on all things aquatic, and is interspersed with her art and photos of her swim suit collection, among other things. I definitely intend to get my hands on this. While I have...
'COACH OF THE YEAR': A film by swimmers for... →
Hey readers! Click through to learn more about an independent film currently in production called ‘Coach of the Year’. Based on a true story, it’s a classic underdog tale of a kids’ swim team with the drive to win, but without a pool to practice in. Director/swim coach Dave Stott hopes that with this film we will inspire kids all over the country to learn to swim safely....
blahdyblahgetout asked: Is there bike parking at Expo/Swim Stadium?
NYT: Delineating the Perfect Swim Stroke →
So do you scull or paddle? I admit I am more of a paddler. Apparently we are making a comeback!
PAPER MAG: Chatting With McCarren Park Pool... →
OK, so I know it’s NY, or Brooklyn technically, or Williamsburg, if you want to be super specific(!) but the images of this pool’s history and transformation are so cool and inspiring, especially alongside the interview. I want to go here someday! Do we have any place like this in LA?? Not quite, but Hansen Dam certainly springs to mind…
GLASSELL POOL CLOSURE DELAYED! (BUT FOR HOW LONG?) →
According to The Eastsider LA, plans to close this great neighborhood pool early - in mid-August! - are being reconsidered by the City Council after local swimmers protested. But how long will $10,000 last??
L.A.C.E.S. AQUATIC CENTER (guest post by Ric)
5931 West 18th St., Los Angeles, CA 90035 (map) (Just off La Cienega, part of the LA Center for Enriched Studies magnet school campus) 323.933.8345 http://www.laparks.org/dos/aquatic/facility/lacesPool.htm SUMMER LAP SWIM SCHEDULE (until 8/10/12, check website above for updates!) MON-FRI 8-9pm SAT-SUN 12-1pm SCHOOL YEAR LAP SWIM SCHEDULE MON-FRI 7-9pm YEAR-ROUND / INDOOR / HEATED...