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Polson boys swim team takes second at state contest

GREAT FALLS — Polson’s swim team came home with 28 medals and the boys team placed second in state for AB schools for the second year in a row. According to head coach Morgan Zimmer, seven individuals made it to finals to bring medals in all events swim, as well as 3 boys relays and 1 girls relay...

Swimming closed at Riverside Park due to strong currents Swimming closed at Riverside Park due to strong currents

  POLSON — Temperatures Saturday were in the 70s, and Riverside Park in Polson would typically be overflowing with families and kids frolicking in the still frigid (in this reporter’s opinion) waters of Flathead Lake. While the playground still had a few customers, the swim area was close...

Pediatricians, DPHHS offer water safety tips

News from DPHHS HELENA — With rising summertime temperatures, Montanans are expected to take advantage of the many water sport activities the state offers. DPHHS and the American Academy of Pediatricians provide tips to help keep children safe when around water and layers of protection against dro...

State, local health officials encourage safe, healthy swimming

News from DPHHS MONTANA — Spending time outdoors around water and in swimming pools is a great way to stay active and healthy during summer in Montana. The Department of Public Health and Human Services, along with local health authorities, want to remind Montanans to stay safe while having fun...

MHSA revises prep winter sports calendar

MONTANA — The Montana High School Association executive board met during a scheduled Zoom meeting last week to announce several decisions, including a delay for winter sports due to concerns related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “The delay will allow time for schools and communities to ass...

Polson Lake Monsters make a splash Polson Lake Monsters make a splash

POLSON – Nearly 400 youth swimmers and swim fans converged at the Mission Valley Aquatic Center on March 7-8 for the B/C State Championships Swim Meet.  In all, there were 14 clubs represented from around Western Montana, including Polson’s Lake Monsters, who competed in more than 200 eve...

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...

Pool exercise provides full workout Pool exercise provides full workout

News from Mission Valley Aquatics and Fitness  POLSON – Are you drowning in boredom from the same old workout routine? If you need a change, moving your workout to the water may renew your enthusiasm and drive, while at the same time providing some unique health benefits. You might think y...

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...

Briefs for Jan. 30, 2019

Carroll College receives $100K for scholarships for future teachers Gift funds five $20K scholarships for first-year students entering teacher education program News from Carroll College HELENA — A $100,000 gift from the Alice Lee Lund Charitable Trust will provide need-based $20,000 scholars...


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