OCTOBER 13, 2017 7:30 p.m. / Doors: 6 p.m. Lucus Waldin, conductor Tickets: $20 Orchestra/ FREE Mezzanine & Lawn seating Get ready for tricks, treats and lots of family friendly fun at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion’s Hocus Pocus Pops featuring the Houston Symphony Friday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for orchestra seating. Mezzanine and lawn seating are free. Tickets are not required for free seating. Lucus Waldin conducts the Houston Symphony in a mesmerizing performance of horrifying horns, bewitching bassoons and chilling cellos. Everyone is gravely encouraged to dress up in their Halloween costume for a […]Read more
When you think of furniture, you think of living rooms, dining rooms and family rooms. Very rarely do you associate furniture with swimming pools. But pool furniture is not only fashionable it’s practical, too. When you entertain guests, including family and friends, in your backyard and pool area, you want to have places for everyone to sit and relax. That’s where pool furniture comes in. You can create a restful haven by the side of your pool and indulge in the ultimate comfort with poolside lounge chairs. Or you can create the perfect outdoor dining area on your deck […]Read more
Learn to Swim – Freestyle
The freestyle is a swimming style commonly referred to as the front crawl or sidestroke. It is regularly used in competitions, but there are no real regulations on how it has to be swum. Most swimmers chose to swim front crawl during freestyle competitions as it is the fastest technique. For individual freestyle competitions, a swimmer can use any stroke they want. During medley competitions, a swimmer cannot use the breaststroke, butterfly stroke or backstroke.
1. Marco Polo Almost everyone who has ever been in a swimming pool knows what the game Marco Polo is. It is like a combination of tag and hide and seek, but one person keeps their eyes closed. The person who keeps their eyes closed will say “Marco,” and the other people in the pool will say “Polo.” The goal for the person with closed eyes is to find the other people in the pool based only on their voice. 2. Ring Toss If you are looking for a fun pool game that many people can take part in, […]Read more
Never allow your youngster to swim alone without any adult supervision. It is quite common to develop a cramp underwater, or for accidents like hitting your head while diving for example, to occur. It is paramount that there should be persons around to help in such situations. 1. Do not allow children with no knowledge of swimming in or around the pool. For good pool safety make sure that all kids above the age of 4 attend a certified swimming class, or at least learn basic flotation techniques and life saving techniques in case of accidents. Children younger than 4 […]Read more