Every Body Is a Bikini Body

Torrid Has the Swimsuit Save We Needed This Summer

When it comes to bathing suits, the trendy plus-size retailer delivers.

07/10/2018 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Jump In

Wet'n'Wild Splashtown Opens For Season on May 5

Cool off this summer at this beloved Spring waterpark.

04/27/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Hidden Houston

At the Blue Lagoon, Where the Water’s Warm

Houston’s best swimming hole is, okay, technically in Huntsville.

10/24/2016 Photography by Roxanna Asgarian

Play It Cool

A Look Back at Houston's Cool Past

How did anyone live here before air conditioning? This is how.

07/25/2016 By Jeff Balke

Open Road

Finding An Oasis—and Facing Fears—in the West Texas Desert

Diving at Balmorhea State Park is worth the eight-hour drive from Houston.

07/18/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Safety

Layers of Protection: Swim Safe this Summer

Tips for safe swimming from the Colin’s Hope foundation

03/30/2015

News

The Complicated Truth About Children and Drowning

How can something so preventable happen so disturbingly often?

03/30/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Immodest Proposals

Hey, Pool Guys—You’re Not Thinking Big Enough!

If Houston needs a swimming hole, then we’d better build the biggest darn swimming hole there is.

03/09/2015 By Jared Monmouth

Summer Fitness

Staying Cool in the Pool

From Schlitterbahn to splash pads, a guide to the best watery oases around

06/02/2014 By Peter Holley