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Walk and Talk in the Pool

The Walk and Talk Program is back on track.  We have had a few issues with the pools in Calhoun County being closed down.  They are back up and running.  There are classes scheduled on MONDAY MORNINGS in the Point Comfort Pool starting at 8:30am it is cool, but not too cold.  We had a great time this morning.  There are also classes Scheduled WEDNESDAY EVENINGS starting at 6:00pm in the Port Lavaca Pool.  The cool water is very enjoyable. This program is FREE and for Adults only. … Read More →

Break the Grip of the Rip!

Spring Break is in full swing on our Texas beaches which is a perfect time to remind everyone about rip currents. A rip current is a powerful, narrow channel of fast-moving water that can move up to eight feet per second.  Swimmers can be quickly pulled offshore, suffering fatigue when they fight the current trying to swim straight back to the beach. Once fatigue sets in, the risk of drowning increases because the swimmer is unable to keep themselves afloat or swim to safety. Although lifeguards at United… Read More →