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.
More than 3,000 athletes took to water and land Sunday morning for the Aquaphor New York City Triathlon.
After months of training, Sunday is race day for more than 3,000 people participating in the Aquaphor New York City Triathlon.
An instructor at Adelphi University is working to end drowning tragedies by urging parents to get their children into the water at an early age.
The 12-year-old was located about 5 p.m. and was taken to Stamford Hospital. He was in the water for three hours, police said.
Everyone knows how beneficial it is to get a certain amount of exercise per day but occasionally we need a bit of advice to make the right choice.
With a plethora of extraordinary free public beaches that will make your getaway go absolutely swimmingly, San Diego offers a beautiful array. Here are five of the best public beaches for visitors to enjoy in San Diego.
Swimsuit season is almost here — and that means the dreaded search for swimwear. It can be a stressful shopping experience, so we brought in style expert Daisy Llewelyn.
This weekend New York City’s Department of Parks and Recreation sponsors its annual Winter Jam, including live entertainment, snowshoeing, and animal tracking demos. But don’t worry if you can’t make it to Central Park – there’s plenty of winter fun to be had in the five boroughs all season long.