More stories about Orlando-Kissimmee, FL

  • Lifeguard Firing Sparks Ellis Apology, Surprise Announcement

    Jeff Ellis Management has publically apologized for the firing of a Florida lifeguard earlier this month, which made national headlines and spurred worldwide dialogue

  • Florida Waterpark Negligent in Lifeguard Lightning Death

    Adventure Island waterpark has been found negligent in connection with the 2011 lightning strike death of a lifeguard, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

  • Keylime Cove

    With a Florida Keys theme, KeyLime Cove offers Midwesterners a convenient alternative to a tropical vacation within driving distance of their homes.

  • OSHA Investigating Rare Lightning Strike Death

    The Occupational Health and Safety Administration office in Tampa, Fla., is investigating the death of 21-year-old Justin Inversso, who was working as a lifeguard at Adventure Island when he was struck by lightning in September

  • Pending Law to Impact Public Pools

    Thousands of commercial pools and spas across Florida will be subject to new safety standards under a bill that awaits the governor’s signature.

  • Pediatricians Sign on to Swim Lessons

    The Florida Drowning Prevention Task force now has the support of the state’s physicians. Pediatricians will provide education and promote water safety.

  • Bob Vincent

    There are approximately 38,000 public pools in Florida, and Bob Vincent is one man overseeing them all

  • Lifeguard Sex Scandal Prompts Second Lawsuit

    A 21-year-old former lifeguard has filed what is now the second lawsuit against the Volusia County (Fla.) Beach Patrol alleging sexual misconduct

  • Wooten Park

    Located in Central, Florida, Tavares, “America’s Seaplane City,” wanted to revitalize it’s downtown area.

  • Top Waterparks | International

    The Gold Coast’s pioneer waterpark, Wet ‘N’ Wild is a part of a three-park package that also includes a SeaWorld and Warner Bros.