Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "swimming"

  • Schuyler Bailar: Harvard’s history-making transgender swimmer

    Schuyler Bailar made history as the first out transgender male NCAA Division I athlete. Now he hopes to inspire other trans youth.

  • Making a Splash: DC Aquatics Club

    DCAC offers practice for people who want to swim competitively, and those who just want a good workout

  • Safe Swim

    Heading to the beach this weekend? Don't forget to bring along the common sense

  • Swim for Life Surpassing Last Year's Success

    An annual swim competition that doubles as a fundraiser for four D.C.-area nonprofits is already on pace to beat last year's records, according to one...

  • Warming Trend

    Behold, the pleasures of summer. Ice cream cones…. Men in swimsuits…. Huh? We got there awfully fast, didn't we? And, well, why not? One of...

  • Swimming for Scholarship

    Clayton Miller did not exactly leap at the opportunity to apply for a scholarship for out gay athletes. While students will often jump through all...

  • Life Preservers

    While the recession may have left the District of Columbia Aquatics Club (DCAC) more than $4,000 short of its fundraising goal for this year's Maryland...

  • Making a Splash

    Expect to see much more than just water sports at the 2008 International Gay and Lesbian Aquatics Championships (IGLA) in Washington, from June 18 to...

  • Half Naked

    Pools in northern climes are set to open this weekend and the beaches are starting to warm. Whether you've been working out or not, you...

  • Making a Splash

    If you know how to float, you're halfway there. Of course, being a part of the D.C. Aquatics Club (DCAC) can mean much more than...

  • D.C. Aquatics Club

    Members of DCAC at a recent practice session MISSION: The D.C. Aquatics Club (DCAC) promotes competitive and fitness swimming in a social, team-oriented, coached setting....

  • Lambda Divers

    Members of Lambda Divers ORGANIZATIONAL MISSION: Founded in 1989, Lambda Divers is a nonprofit social organization dedicated to promoting scuba diving among the members of...

  • District of Columbia Aquatics Club (DCAC)

    DC Aquatics Club Mission: A swimming team and social club for gays, lesbians and friends of the community Founded: 1998 Number of Members: Approximately 175...

  • Washington Wetskins

    Washington Wetskins Mission: The Wetskins are a water polo team dedicated to creating an environment in which the sport can be played regardless of sexual...

  • Wet-n-Wild

    Washington Wetskins      Take some basketball, mix in dashes of soccer and football, then flood the playing field with water until it's too deep to...