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“I’m not typically a kid person,” says Coach Marci. “I don’t have any children of my own, so I’m not super emotional about children. I think that gives me an advantage.” The advantage: teaching kids to swim, which Marci does in weeklong clinics from spring to fall. She isn’t exactly warm and fuzzy in coach mode, but she’s become a sought-after instructor in certain circles among parents who send kids as young as six months.
Whether you want to cool off with the kids or host a party, there’s a pool for you. What you need to know about Atlanta's public pools, hotel pools, rentable pools, and lakes.
Growing startup Swimply has options from Suwanee to Grant Park and Ellenwood for renting private pools by the hour. Their tagline beckons users to “escape locally” in a time of pandemic lockdown.
Atlanta’s “Super Bowl of Swimming” brings Olympians and cancer advocates to Lake Lanier this weekend
This weekend, swimmers both Olympian and novice will descend upon Lake Lanier for the Swim Across America Atlanta Open Water Swim, which raises money for cancer research at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
Aly Nussear, a Morningside physical education teacher, started the triathlon team last year and by spring had 57 kids competing in the swim, bike, run competition.
On Monday, U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte made headlines when he debuted his new icy blue hairdo, cut and colored by Atlanta stylist Jenn Jones. Today, the men's and women's teams are creating social media hype with a new viral video, shot while both teams were training last month in Atlanta.
On Sunday afternoon, Jenn Jones transformed the locks of swimmers Ryan Lochte and Jimmy Feigen into a showstopping icy blue hue at Atlanta's Akasa Salon.
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