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Articles with the Tag: Mission Valley Aquatic Center

Swimming lessons can save lives

News from Mission Valley Aquatics and Fitness POLSON – The community of Polson and the surrounding areas in Lake County are filled with beautiful natural water features. We have Flathead Lake, as well as multiple rivers, streams, ponds and canals.  As beautiful and inviting as this water is dur...

Fitness classes at aquatic center offer benefits Fitness classes at aquatic center offer benefits

News from Mission Valley Aquatics and Fitness  POLSON – Mission Valley Aquatics and Fitness would like to share the benefits of group exercise. The center has many group exercise classes located on both water and land to choose from. Classes run monthly, so people can come and sign up for May...

Mission Valley Aquatics and Fitness offers swim lessons Mission Valley Aquatics and Fitness offers swim lessons

News from Mission Valley Aquatics and Fitness POLSON – On the Monday after spring break, the pool at Mission Valley Aquatics and Fitness was filled with third-grade students from Linderman Elementary.  Many of the regular patrons and swimmers were startled to hear the laughter and excited voi...

Flagen proves sexual harassment claim against Mission Valley Aquatics

POLSON – The Mission Valley Aquatic Center was recently ordered to pay nearly $60,000 in damages in a case involving sexual harassment. On Feb. 7, Montana Department of Labor and Industry hearing officer Chad R. Vanisko ruled on the case. Judgment was granted in favor of Tristen Flagen, a former poo...

Lake Monsters welcome swimmers annual swim meet Lake Monsters welcome swimmers annual swim meet

POLSON – The Lake Monsters Swim Club hosted the annual Montana Holiday Classic Swim Meet on Saturday and Sunday at the Mission Valley Aquatics Center. Six swim clubs from around Western Montana competed in the meet featuring more than 40 swimmers participating in 38 relay and individual events. F...

Chili cook off fires up the taste buds Chili cook off fires  up the taste buds

POLSON – Despite soaring temperatures, chili lovers united Saturday at Riverside Park for the 12th annual Rotary Chili Cook-off. The event, hosted by the Polson Rotary Club, featured 10 talented chili teams battling for top chili honors. The chili cook-off is the premier fundraising event for the...

Senior Olympic games take over Mission Valley Senior Olympic games take over Mission Valley

MISSION VALLEY – In the spirit of Olympic competition, some of the best ageless athletes in the state made their way to the Mission Valley this past weekend to compete in the 33rd Montana Senior Olympics Summer Games. This is the second consecutive year that athletes in age brackets starting at 50 a...

Elks’ grants aid community

News from Mission Bay Elks Lodge No. 1695 Mission Bay Elks Lodge No. 1695 has been successful in getting grants from the Elks National Foundation and given our youth self worth, alcohol and drug awareness by bringing Ray Lozano, national speaker, to our area. This was accomplished by the ENF Beacon Gran...

Former lifeguard alleges unjust firing, seeks four years of back pay

POLSON — A Polson-area woman has filed a complaint with the 20th Judicial District Court in Polson seeking four years of lost wages and benefits based on alleged wrongful discharge from her job at the Mission Valley Aquatics Center.  In the complaint, DV 17-50, Tristen Flagen said she started w...

Braving waves: swimmers compete in windy conditions during open swim race Braving waves: swimmers compete in windy conditions during open swim race

POLSON – While Flathead Lake water conditions on Saturday could have been compared to swimming in a washing machine, the choppy waters didn’t dissuade the nearly 50 swimmers who took part in the 15th annual Water Daze. “We usually have 80-100 swimmers,” said event organizer Tana Se...


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