More stories about WASHINGTON

  • Tragic Entrapment in China

    Waterpark tragedy in Xi’an will not result in heightened safety measures

  • Amenities For All

    In addition to packing in the features, this facility is stunning in its clean colors and forms

  • Kandle Park & Pool Receives Honor

    Kandle Park & Pool in Tacoma, Wash., is showcased in the 2013 Dream Designs edition.

  • Washington City Makes Pools Off Limits to Sex Offenders

    The Yakima (Wash.) City Council has approved a ban prohibiting sex offenders from using city swimming pools

  • Running on Empty

    On July 29, 2009, Seattle was blazing. The Emerald City had just reached 103 degrees Fahrenheit for the first time in recorded history.

  • Suncadia Swim and Fitness Center

    The Suncadia Swim and Fitness Center’s greatest asset is most certainly its stunning location on the eastern slopes of Washington’s Cascade Mountains.

  • Great Wolf Lodge

    Great Wolf Lodge in Washington features the North Woods-themed Bear Track Landing indoor waterpark

  • Jefferson, McKinley and South Park Spraygrounds

    The Metropolitan Park District of Tacoma, Wash., selected ORB Architects to design new sprayparks at Jefferson Park, South Park and McKinley Playfield.

  • Aquatics Research Institute Created

    In a bid to foster new and ongoing research on the health benefits and effects of aquatics, Washington State University researchers have announced the creation of the National Aquatics and Sports Medicine Institute


    Kevin Johnston understood the importance of aquatic education from day one as a lifeguard in Spokane, Wash.