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Swimply App Lets You Rent a Pool for a Day

Hosts list their pools, and users rent them for an hourly rate.

08/11/2021 By Kim Doleatto

On Guard!

The Best Lifeguards in Florida Descended on Siesta Beach This Week

A glimpse in photos of this week’s steamy Siesta Key lifeguard competition.

07/22/2021 Photography by Chad Spencer

On Guard!

Siesta Beach Hosts Statewide Lifeguard Competition Next Week

Spectators are welcome to watch the free, two-day event.

07/15/2021 By Stacey Altherr

Superstar Athletes

Six Local Athletes Are Competing in the Tokyo Olympics

Meet the Sarasota natives competing in the 2021 Games.

06/29/2021 By Emma Moneuse

Water Safety

City of Sarasota to Host Lifeguarding Class

Classes will be held during Sarasota County's spring break on March 15, 16 and 17 from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

02/26/2021 By Staff

Gulfwatch

Manatee County's Lifeguards Rank No. 1 in Florida

The 16-lifeguard patrol includes EMTs, paramedics, rescue divers, Coast Guard captains and one certified dive master.

04/26/2018 By Susan Burns

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Lifeguard Cody Sullivan Keeps Beachgoers Safe

Cody Sullivan, a lifeguard on Manatee County beaches, shares his tips for staying safe in and around the water.

12/01/2015 By Megan McDonald

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Splashy Swimwear That's Perfect for Sarasota Beaches

Make a splash on Sarasota beaches in this sensational swimwear.

12/01/2015 By Sarasota Magazine

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This Week's 8 Great #Sarasota Shots

This week: Puppies swimming, an aerial view of Sarasota, local wildlife and more.

08/14/2015 By Sarasota Magazine

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Found: The Perfect Bikinis for Your Active Lifestyle

Tatyana Sharoubim finds the perfect summer bikinis from Lo Swim, a swimwear company with a strong Sarasota connection.

07/11/2014 By Tatyana Sharoubim

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Get into the Swim of Things with Tommy Bahama

Tips on choosing the right swimsuit to fit your needs from Tommy Bahama fit specialist Lissette Marquez.

03/24/2014 By Heather Dunhill

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Lo Swim Makes a Splash

Fashion I.Q. blogger Heather Dunhill gets the scoop on LO Swim, the brainchild of two former Sarasota competitve swimmers.

01/24/2014 By Heather Dunhill

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Photo of the Week: Colorful Siesta Key Beach

Siesta Key Beach has more than just feather-soft sand for your feet. It also has an array of vivid colors for your eyes!

10/31/2013 By taylorm

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An Authentic Florida Bargain for $2: Rainbow Springs State Park

Looking for one of Florida's best bargains? Try Rainbow Springs State Park for swimming, kayaking or tubing down one of Florida’s most beautiful rivers.

09/18/2013 By Robin Draper

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Photo of the Week: Sarasota Lifeguard Stand Silhouette at Sunset

This week's Photo of the Week: A lifeguard stand and a dramatic sunset on Siesta Key Beach.

08/15/2013 By saraf

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Sarasota YMCA's Sharks Masters Swim Team Hosts 2013 Pan-Am Championship

The Sarasota Sharks swim team will host the 2013 Pan-American Masters Swimming championships.

05/30/2013 By Megan McDonald