A new American Red Cross survey shows only 56 percent of adults who can swim also know how to perform five critical water safety skills.
Police arrested Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps on a DUI charge early Tuesday, and officials say he was speeding and failed field sobriety tests when officers pulled him over.
New York City has Labor Day Weekend meals, festivals and fireworks galore across the five boroughs.
The Suffolk County health department says the advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. Thursday because of the potential for bacteria from runoff following heavy rain and flooding.
Swim season is in full swing, but taking your eyes off of your children for even a second can lead to tragedy.
Major replenishment projects at the Jersey shore have most towns ready for the Fourth of July, and have made Sandy feel like a distant memory.
If you are planning on spending time in the water over the summer you will definitely want to know how to get out of the water alive.
Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.
She swam nonstop for 53 grueling hours, but told her support team that at one point, swimming through the night almost broke her. Almost.
With her lips and tongue swollen, U.S. endurance swimmer and New York City native Diana Nyad completed her attempt to become the first person to swim the treacherous waters from Cuba to Key West without a shark cage on Monday.
Swimming is one of the summer’s most enjoyable activities, but something in the water could put your vision at risk.
All told, New York has 34 outdoor pools, 19 outdoor mini-pools, and 12 indoor pools—that’s 65 places to cool off this summer.
With autumn around the corner many people are desperately clutching to the remaining days of summer. Take some time to indulge in these five summer activities to ease the seasonal transition.
The blue-green algae bloom carries the same lake bacteria that killed a dog in the Hamptons last year.
It’s not the first time that it has happened, but there was a recent shark sighting at Atlantic Beach in Hempstead, and evidence shows that it may be the second sighting inside of a week.