The boy was swimming with two friends Sunday evening after life guards went off-duty when they got caught in a rip current, officials said, and the 17-year-old went under and didn’t resurface.
Children as young as 6 months old learn what to do if they get into trouble in the water. They learn to control their breathing, roll over and float as they cry for help.
Police say 35-year-old Marco Rodriguez-Bravo, of Elizabeth, was found by a family member in a pool in the backyard of a home on Carriage Lane in Centereach.
Hot summer weather is great for so many activities, but presents a problem for one that you need to get through all the rest.
The precautionary move came after Tuesday’s heavy storm since water runoff can have a negative impact by elevating bacterial levels and affecting bathing water quality.
While the water looks pristine, Riverkeeper says raw sewage pollutes the Hudson River from Manhattan to Troy, often making it unsafe for swimming.
The endurance swimmer stroked through the Florida Straits early Monday, trying to accomplish at 61 years old what she failed to do at 28: swim more than 100 miles from Havana to Key West.
New York City health officials hope to lift advisories at some area beaches forced to close due to a massive sewage spill in the Hudson River.
Swimmers know that low-cost and clean don’t always go together when it comes to public pools. So which pools in the city are the best price, and which offer the best hours and amenities for a bit higher price?
It’s back in the water today for swimmers who are swimming the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim.
The mighty Hudson River has eight major bridges starting from the mouth in New York harbor up to Catskill in the Hudson Valley.
Erica Rose won the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim on Saturday, finishing the 28.5-mile course around Manhattan in 7 hours, 29 minutes, 46 seconds.
Swimming will be banned until Saturday in the water at Cupsogue Beach County Park on after sharks were spotted just off shore this week, Katie Fehlinger reports. County officials have, however, reopened Smith Point beach to swimmers.
The city manager says what happened at a private pool may be a first.
Eight manufacturers have voluntarily recalled about one million pool and in-ground spa drain covers because of incorrect water flow ratings.