3 edition of A study of swimming pools in the State of Washington - 1966 found in the catalog.
A study of swimming pools in the State of Washington - 1966
|Other titles||Swimming pools survey of -- design, construction, finances, administration.|
|Statement||compiled by Consultation - Education Division, Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission.|
|Contributions||Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||12,  leaves ;|
|Number of Pages||12|
Splish, splash. Water spills down a curving fiberglass slide into the swimming pool built by Tracy and Clint Heiden behind their McLean home. The pool forms the centerpiece of a $1 million. We’ve had historic swimming pools on the brain lately. The Summer issue of Preservation magazine features a story on the architect Julia Morgan, who was known in part for designing unusually lovely pools. (Plus, it’s another hot summer here in Washington, D.C., so the thought of a refreshing dip helps make our workday go swimmingly.).
NPR’s Radio Times ran an interesting segment last week: “Fifty years of the University City Swim Club; history of swimming pool segregation in America.”. The University City Swim Club, near 48 th and Spruce in West Philadelphia, is a private membership club with four swimming pools that stay open 10ampm from late May to early September. There is a waiting list to pay $ (plus. In the Olympic Chalet Company was automatically dissolved by the State of Washington for nonpayment of the annual corporate license fee (NFS ONF , 16 March). The final demise of the Low Divide Chalet came during the winter of
Washington’s Walk-to-Learn-to-Swim Pools In May , Vice President Hubert Humphrey announced that Washington would get 15 new swimming pools. The new pools would be byfoot pools and were expected to be completed by July. The ultimate source of things to do in New York and stories about the unique side of New York City! Read. Explore. Become a Member.
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In his new book, Contested Waters: A Social History of Swimming Pools in America, historian Jeff Wiltse traces the evolution of municipal pools in America from the late s to today. It was the largest turnout for a special election in Washington State history—around 50 percent of the eligible voters in King County made their way to the polls.
Every one of the measures received more than 50 percent of the vote, but only 7 out of the 12 earned the requisite 60 percent. Wiltse unpicks a story that begins in an age when the main reason for public pools was to let poor people get cleanEconomist It quickly becomes clear that Wiltse's Contested Waters isn't a dreary historical catalog of shapes and styles of swimming pools vast and small.
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Curiously, modern swimming competitions didn't start until the s, after the first indoor pools had been built. Swimming has been a part of the Olympics sincethe very first games of the. Potential swimming‐pool buyers are faced with a “massive illicit market peddling junk merchandise at grossly exaggerated prices,” according to a.
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HA-fh (amendment no. 1) / (Washington: Building Research Institute, Division of Engineering and Industrial. Byreported the Los Angeles Times, no other region in America boasted more swimming pools than Southern California. 2 Inoverswimming pools accounted for seven and one half square miles of the region's real estate.
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Named for one-time U.S. Senator and state governor Huey Long, the Field House, constructed in on the campus of Louisiana State University, served as the school’s first student union and featured the largest outdoor swimming pool in the United States at the time. Community swimming pools have not always been open to everyone.
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Relevant standards from each state code were presented in table format. The third area examined was the existing standards for public swimming pools and spas, ANSI/NSPI-1 and ANSI/NSPI-2 Public swimming, race and segregation have a long and difficult history in this country, dating back to the early 20 th century.
Between andswimming as a pastime became increasingly popular and the number of public pools being built skyrocketed. By the s, American use of public swimming pools declined dramatically.