Teaching kids to swim can reduce drowning risk

RBC I Swimming instructor Rita Goldberg can’t believe some people still teach kids to swim by proverbially throwing them in the water to see if they sink or swim instinctively.

Off to the races

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More than 60 swimmers from Rio Blanco County competed in the first swim meet ever held in the two-year-old aquatics center in Meeker last week.

County Cup swim dual set for May 6

The County Cup Swim team dual meet will take place Friday, May 6, at 4 p.m., in the Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Parks District’s aquatics center. It will be the first swim meet in the two-year-old facility.

Everybody into the pool … Hurricanes take first in Cortez

RANGELY — The Rangely Hurricanes Swim Team recently participated in the annual Seasonal Club Championships in Cortez, Colo.