More stories about Orlando-Kissimmee, FL


    When the village of Wellington, Fla., first took over an aquatics facility that had been abandoned by its previous owners, it was in rough shape. Leaks, cracks and algae growth in the pool were just the beginning of the troubles. Back-to-back hurricanes i

  • Hendrix College Wellness and Athletics Center Conway, Ark

    The Hendrix College Wellness and Athletics Center was conceptualized when Hendrix College decided to move forward with a campuswide building program, commenced in 1998, which would provide replacement facilities for its outdated recreation spaces

  • Water Safety Program Reduces Child Drownings

    In 1996 Broward County, Fla., reported five drowning deaths of children ages 5 to 9.

  • The Power 25: George Millay

    With an eyepatch covering his right eye, which was lost to cancer, these days George Millay looks like a pirate and a professional all in one, ruling the water world with his innovations and theme parks.

  • Letter from Kendall, Fla.

    South Florida, and the Dave & Mary Alper JCC, have one of the “crown jewels” of the swimming community. Coach Robert Strauss has been in South Florida for over 25 years, since moving from his hometown of Mexico City