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6 Ways Your Swimwear Can Be Trendy, Too

These suits capitalize on this year's fashion trends.

07/09/2019 By Siena DeBolt

Dive Right In

20 Texas Swimming Holes to Cool You Off This Summer

It’s that time of year again, Houston, when the weather is downright relentless and we have to escape. But don't despair: There are many cool, clear, refreshing lakes, rivers, and spring-fed pools to enjoy right here in this beautiful state of ours.

06/25/2019 By Morgan Kinney, Gwendolyn Knapp, Nicki Koetting, Abby Ledoux, Catherine Matusow, Laura Furr Mericas, and Dianna Wray

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