Sunday, August 5, 2012
The interview with KSDK Newschannel 5 happened at the Shaw Park Aquatic Channel.
Clayton swimming coach Mark Imig spent time visiting recently with KSDK Newschannel 5 meteorologist Bree Smith at the Shaw Park Aquatic Center. He encouraged people interested in taking lessons to go to cspswim.com. Go to the KSDK website to see a video of Smith jumping off the Clayton high dive.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
The event happened this weekend.
Many people came out to Shaw Park this weekend for the annual CSP Invitational Swim Meet. Check out more photos and a video from the event by going to Ladue-Frontenac Patch. Related articles on Patch:
Saturday, December 31, 2011
Wally Lundt introduced water polo to St. Louis-area high school students.
People are marking the death of Wally Lundt, a longtime water polo and swimming coach at Clayton High School, using social media. Here are a few excerpts from Twitter regarding his life and career in water polo coaching: @PoloMamaEmde "Your StL WP family will miss you. Thank you for paving the way for @MOWaterPolo" @sluhwp "STL WP legend Wally Lundt has passed away, helped start high school WP in STL. We all have WL to thank!" @chsglobe "Our community has lost a great friend and coach, Wally Lundt. Thank you for everything Coach Lundt." @USAWP "Sorry to hear about the passing of USA Water Polo Hall of Famer and St. Louis WP legend Wally Lundt. Thoughts go out to his friends & family." Others posted messages on Facebook. Alan Stiffelman …
Friday, December 30, 2011
The longtime Clayton High School teacher popularized water polo among St. Louis-area high schools beginning in the 1960s.
An iconic Clayton High School coach for water polo and swimming has died, the CHS Globe reported this week. Wally Lundt began teaching at the school in 1957. Quoting from the Globe article by Jonathan Shumway: "He really cared about all of us and even when he was sick this last fall, he still tried to make every practice he could. He loved the pool and coaching." (Read the complete Wally Lundt memorial article on the Globe website.) Lundt envisioned and helped found St. Louis' first Water Polo High School League in 1960 along with coaches from Ladue and University City, a history written by him and posted to the Missouri Water Polo website states. The coach "felt that swimmers needed a fall team sport as a conditioning activity to precede…
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Participants united with people on two continents and broke the record for the world's largest swim lesson.
It's a world record. Teachers and students ages 3-14 at Shaw Park on Tuesday helped set a Guinness Book World Record for the world's largest swim lesson. The organized event was spread across many sites on two continents. The old record was 5,000 swimmers at pools spread across several continents. Before the event, organizers estimated that 25,000 youngsters would gather this time, easily shattering the record. On Wednesday, organizers were still working on getting a final count. But the main thing is that several children learned some swimming skills and had some fun. That's worth the effort--and another look.
Sunday, March 13, 2011
A roundup of St. Louis news headlines for Monday.
Here are the top stories from Patch sites in your area:
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Wednesday.
Here are the top stories from Patch sites in your area: BLOG RECAP: Hadley Township Discussion and Richmond Heights City Council Meeting of Feb. 8 SSD Teacher of the Year Revealed GAC Swimming and Diving Championship Kicks Off at Rec Plex Moms Talk: Easing the Worry of Preteen Parenting Let the Drink Flow at the Missouri Winefest