Sunshine (?!) and free swims at Yost Pool this weekend

While Yost Pool officially opens Monday, June 6, the City of Edmonds is providing free swims this weekend for Edmonds residents and their families — just in time for what is supposed to be a (finally!) warm weekend, Swim free on Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5 during open swims from 12:50-2 p.m. and 2:10-3:20…

Yost Pool swim passes go on sale next Monday

Summer is just around the corner, and here’s how you can make a splash: Yost Pool swim passes go on sale Monday, May 2.  Avoid the long lines and purchase your 11-punch card or season pass at the Frances Anderson Center. For more information about passes and fees, call 425-771-0230.

Oh, this is gonna hurt

Chad Emerson took this photo of Steve Powell of Marysville,  the adult category winner at Yost Pool’s annual belly flop contest Friday night. To see Emerson’s entire collection of photos from the event, follow the link.

Friday forecast: Perfect weather for a belly flop!

Highs in the mid-80s are predicted Friday when Edmonds’ Yost Pool hosts its annual belly flop competition. The event, which starts at 6 p.m., is divided into three age groups: under 10, 11 to 14, and 15 and up.. You can register the day of the event, and the $5 entry fee includes admission to…

City budget, campaign finance reform hot topics for Council Tuesday night

Money — including a status report on the city’s biennial budget and a proposal to put a limit on mayor and city council campaign donations — was the main topic of conversation at Tuesday night’s Edmonds City Council meeting, In a brief presentation to the council, Mayor Gary Haakenson noted that the city is midway…