Swimming Pool – Beverly Crest Swim http://beverlycrestswim.com/ Mon, 21 Nov 2022 14:36:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://beverlycrestswim.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/beverlycrest-swim-icon-150x150.png Swimming Pool – Beverly Crest Swim http://beverlycrestswim.com/ 32 32 Where does Princess Beatrice live? Inside the Palace and Mansions https://beverlycrestswim.com/where-does-princess-beatrice-live-inside-the-palace-and-mansions/ Mon, 21 Nov 2022 14:36:51 +0000 https://beverlycrestswim.com/where-does-princess-beatrice-live-inside-the-palace-and-mansions/

There was one huge change of royal accommodation following the death of the queen, and just about everyone moves out. Hmm:

    But you may be wondering about Eugenie’s sister, Princess Beatrice! Or not, lol, but we will discuss her anyway.

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    Amid this royal real estate shuffle, Princess Beatrice is believed to have been living with her husband Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi (and their new baby) at St. James’s Palace in Westminster. Specifically, in a giant palace apartment with four bedrooms. Oh, and their palace neighbors include Princess Anne and Princess Alexandra (who is the late Queen’s cousin).

    However, The sun reports that Beatrice and her family are set to move from London to a new Cotswolds mansion, which they bought for £3.5million in 2021. This place is much bigger and has six rooms, not to mention a swimming pool and a tennis court. Bea also has security in mind and is said to have installed “six foot high security doors” before her move.

    Bea and Edo aren’t working royals, so their move out of the palace and into a private home makes perfect sense. Especially since Charles is looking to remove Beatrice as one of his official replacements. More information on this drama here:

    ]]> The Hamptons estate, designed by Starchitect, once asked for $27.5 million, to be sold to the highest bidder https://beverlycrestswim.com/the-hamptons-estate-designed-by-starchitect-once-asked-for-27-5-million-to-be-sold-to-the-highest-bidder/ Fri, 18 Nov 2022 19:40:00 +0000 https://beverlycrestswim.com/the-hamptons-estate-designed-by-starchitect-once-asked-for-27-5-million-to-be-sold-to-the-highest-bidder/

    A modern beach house designed by Norman Jaffe in East Hampton, New York, will go up for auction early next month through Sotheby’s Concierge Auctions without reserve, presenting a bargain opportunity for an architect-designed home.

    The 3-acre property is currently listed for $27.5 million by Rebekah Baker of Sotheby’s International Realty. It’s been on and off the market since 2016, when it asked for $17.9 million, according to listing records.

    The auction will be held online from December 6 to 14 via Sotheby’s Concierge Auctions digital platform.

    “The address is one of the most coveted locations here in East Hampton, across from Jackie Kennedy’s famous Lasata estate and a short walk to the Maidstone club and ocean. But then you have an extremely well-made architectural masterpiece by Norman Jaffe,” Ms Baker said.

    Offering it at auction will reach as many potential buyers as possible, she added.

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    Designed in 1980, the modern home has 4,356 square feet of living space with four bedrooms, each located in a separate wing with an en-suite bathroom and walk-in closet. Throughout, the home features wood and natural stone, high ceilings, open-concept living, and clean lines and angles to maximize natural light and views, according to the listing.

    Outside there are manicured lawns, a swimming pool, tennis court and a detached garage, according to the listing.

    The property is owned by the estate of Joel Stern, an economist and founder of Stern Value Management, a New York-based management consulting firm.

    Jaffe was inducted into the American Institute of Architects in 1991, two years before he died aged 61 after disappearing while swimming in the ocean. He was responsible for about fifty rustic modernist homes in the Hamptons.

    ]]> Pitt Diving finishes strong against George Washington https://beverlycrestswim.com/pitt-diving-finishes-strong-against-george-washington/ Sat, 12 Nov 2022 18:48:47 +0000 https://beverlycrestswim.com/pitt-diving-finishes-strong-against-george-washington/

    PITTSBURG – The University of Pittsburgh men’s and women’s dive team finished strong against George Washington in a dive-only meet Saturday morning at Trees Pool.

    Senior Dylan Rose and second Jess Vega both won first place in each of the platform, 1 meter and 3 meter events. Vega set a personal best in all three events and Reed set a new personal best in the 1 meter.

    “Dylan and Jess both had a phenomenal two days,” said head diving coach Katie Kasprzak. “Their confidence has improved more and more and I’m delighted to see them grow.”

    Nine Panthers earned their NCAA Zone Cups, five of which qualified for all three diving events: Reed (platform, 1 meter, 3 meters), Cameron Cash (platform, 1 meter, 3 meters), Jackson Salisbury (platform, 1 meter, 3 meters), Josh Parquet (platform, 1 meter, 3 meters), and Jess Vega (platform, 1 meter, 3 meters).

    “The competition was really fun and had a lot of energy,” Kasprzak said. “It’s great to see so many divers getting their zone scores so early in the season. I’m thrilled to see their confidence continue as we enter our mid-conference meet next week.”

    Diving scores will carry over to the overall scores for the doubleheader against George Washington. The meet will continue with swim-only events on November 18 and 19 at Trees Pool.

    The Panthers men’s and women’s diving program will be back in action Nov. 17-19 at the Ohio State Invitational in Columbus, Ohio.


    1 meter women (220+)
    1. Jess Vega (302.10 – PR)

    1 meter men (300+)
    1. Dylan Rose (408.75 – PR)
    2. Josh Parquet (332.10)
    3. Cameron Cash (329.18)
    4. Jackson Salisbury (304.50)

    3 meters women (280+)
    1. Jess Vega (318.75 – PR)
    4. Megan Iannon (284.48 PR)
    5. Emma Gravgaard (283.95 – PR)

    3 meter men (320+)
    1. Dylan Rose (395.93)
    2. Jackson Salisbury (356.40)
    3. Cameron Cash (347.10)
    5. Josh Parquet (321.60)

    Women’s Platform (225+)
    1. Jess Vega (263.10 – RP)
    Emma Gravgaard (243.00)

    Men’s Platform (300+)
    1. Dylan Rose (367.80)
    2. Cameron Cash (357.00)
    3. Jackson Salisbury (334.80)
    4. Josh Parquet (328.05 – PR)

    Father covers house pool for safety, child steps on it, plays without drowning in video https://beverlycrestswim.com/father-covers-house-pool-for-safety-child-steps-on-it-plays-without-drowning-in-video/ Thu, 10 Nov 2022 07:05:42 +0000 https://beverlycrestswim.com/father-covers-house-pool-for-safety-child-steps-on-it-plays-without-drowning-in-video/
    • A dad sparked mixed reactions online when he shared a video of his child stepping on their indoor swimming pool
    • The man revealed the thick blanket could hold up to 45,000 pounds of weight to allay people’s fear
    • According to the father, he installed the equipment as a safety measure to prevent his child from accessing the pool unsupervised

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    A father, @beaverlandlodge, has shared a video about the safety measure he put in place for the swimming pool of their house because of his children.

    In a clip that garnered thousands of reactions, he showed off using a tarp-like material to cover the pool.

    A child crossed the pool without falling. Image source: TikTok/@beaverlandlodge
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    To show that it will act as a measure to prevent his child from accessing water without adult supervision, his child stepped on it and he supported the child’s weight.

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    When people said stepping on the pool cover might not be safe as it could rip and trap the child inside, the man shared another video showing the child sleeping on the cover. He revealed that he could support a weight of 45,000 pounds at a time.

    Watch the video below:

    At the time of writing, the video has garnered over 2,000 comments with over 1,800 shares.

    Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:

    yizhaq28 said:

    “Very dangerous…they’ll do it when you’re not there, so what’s going to happen, you think it won’t rip by accident.”

    DALLMEYER4321Hi said:

    “It could break though and you could get caught in it underwater.”

    user8627375353380 said:

    “It’s like a great big waterbed, I love it. I love this whole property, well done, keep it up.”

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    A Rod said:

    “We have a very similar pool cover. The guy who installed it told us to NEVER step on it because he saw so many tears/breaks and people.”

    chrisgibson7251 said:

    “Now I’m extremely jealous.”

    george said:

    “I like this guy.”

    Police confirm Davido’s son drowned in swimming pool

    Meanwhile, Legit.ng Reported earlier that days after the horrific death of Ifeanyi Adeleke, son of Davido and his fiancée, Chioma Rowland, autopsy reports confirmed he had drowned.

    State Police Public Relations Officer Benjamin Hundeyin spoke about the information. He said:

    “The autopsy is over. It confirms that the boy (Ifeanyi) drowned.

    The news only made people more angry as many netizens took to the comments section to demand answers regarding Ifeanyi’s death.

    Source: Legit.ng

    Warren County property includes stable and heated pool, cereal bar https://beverlycrestswim.com/warren-county-property-includes-stable-and-heated-pool-cereal-bar/ Mon, 07 Nov 2022 12:02:59 +0000 https://beverlycrestswim.com/warren-county-property-includes-stable-and-heated-pool-cereal-bar/

    9286 Harding Street, Indianola

    Experience country living when you come home to your own quiet estate in the middle of Warren County and minutes from the amenities of Des Moines. This 37-acre farm features an iron front gate and brick driveway, as well as multiple outbuildings, including a 60-by-120-foot arena, a 44-by-48-foot stable, and a 30-foot utility building. over 60 feet.

    You’ll also find a heated in-ground pool with a fun bean bar, perfect for entertaining guests or spending lazy summer days. A stone patio provides additional outdoor entertaining opportunities and a three-car garage provides more storage.

    The 4-bedroom home features over 3,600 square feet of living space, with a chic farmhouse aesthetic. Throughout the house you will find many extras, such as shelves, wooden details, including paneling in the dining room and three fireplaces.

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    The kitchen is equipped with white cabinets and an island as well as a professional double oven and an extra-large refrigerator. The home has been completely updated, blending traditional and modern farmhouse style. Enjoy spa-style bathrooms, ample closet space, and plenty of room for a couple or family to find their own space.

    The home is listed at $1,400,000 by Brenda Olson of Coldwell Banker Mid-America. Contact Olson at 515-967-0046 to schedule a private viewing or inquire about other similar properties.

    Have you seen this? Bear-clad swimmer invades family pool https://beverlycrestswim.com/have-you-seen-this-bear-clad-swimmer-invades-family-pool/ Fri, 04 Nov 2022 22:57:54 +0000 https://beverlycrestswim.com/have-you-seen-this-bear-clad-swimmer-invades-family-pool/

    A black bear bathes in a New Jersey pool in August 2021. (ViralHog via YouTube)

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    THE PATIO – It seems that having a pool in the backyard is often more trouble than it’s worth. All the kids in the neighborhood will want to swim in it, you’ll spend a fortune trying to keep it clean, and leaks are something you’ll always have to worry about.

    What’s not on the list of reasons most people avoid having a swimming pool? Bear. But as this video shows, pool owners need to keep their heads on a swivel.

    I love how cozy the bear looks in there. It’s not like he’s wading, confused by this angular structure above ground. No, it seems his family definitely grew up with an Intex pool and now he loves jumping in to reminisce about the good old days.

    “My wife looked out the window and saw a black bear in our daughter’s pool,” the caption reads. “The year before we had a similar pool destroyed by a black bear, so I wanted to scare it away, but I saw that bear was just hanging around. … After a while it seemed that he could damage the pool, so I yelled to scare him off.”

    Speaking of damage, it looks like there are a lot of other things in that backyard that could endanger the pool and human swimmers. For starters, why is a huge saw sitting next to the pool? What about a can of gasoline knocked over on an extension cord?

    This whole yard looks like an impending accident. I’m just glad the bear was able to escape safely.

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    Swimming legend Michael Phelps wants his son to follow his legacy but not in the pool https://beverlycrestswim.com/swimming-legend-michael-phelps-wants-his-son-to-follow-his-legacy-but-not-in-the-pool/ Mon, 31 Oct 2022 23:30:00 +0000 https://beverlycrestswim.com/swimming-legend-michael-phelps-wants-his-son-to-follow-his-legacy-but-not-in-the-pool/

    Swimming’s GOAT, Michael Phelps, is one of the legendary swimmers in the history of the sport. The Baltimore Bullet also holds many Olympic records to its name. Combined, Phelps has 23 Olympic gold medals, 13 Olympic gold medals in individual events and 16 Olympic medals in individual events.


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    Despite all the fame and reputation, Phelps doesn’t want his son Boomer to follow his swimming legacy. However, like him, Phelps wants his son to study at the University of Michigan in the future.


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    Michael Phelps would send his son to the University of Michigan but not to the Olympics

    In 2016, during a fan interaction hosted by Sports Illustrated, Phelps admitted that his son, Boomer, would be a student at Michigan in the future. When a fan asked Phelps the question, he quickly replied, “Boomer is going to Michigan. Go blue.” Phelps’ wife, Nicole Johnson, is also a University of Michigan alumnus.

    September 18, 2000: Michael Phelps of the United States in action during the Men’s 200m Butterfly Heats at the Sydney International Aquatics Center on day three of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. Mandatory Credit: Ross Kinnaird/Allsport (Getty)

    Likewise, once, when Phelps was asked if he would like his children to follow his swimming legacy. Phelps didn’t take the time to call it a no. The legendary swimmer didn’t want his children to follow in his footsteps. Being a recognized athlete and Olympian has its pros and cons.


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    Therefore, Phelps explained, “I know the ins and outs, the good, the bad and the ugly. So, you know, as a parent, it just scares me. Nevertheless, if he is not a swimmer, Boomer will be a Michigan alumnus like his father.

    Phelps and the University of Michigan

    In his early days in swimming, Phelps trained with head coach Bob Bowman. When Bowman became the head coach of the University of Michigan, Phelps also enrolled there and continued his training.


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    In Michigan, Phelps began studying sports marketing and management, but did not earn a formal degree. Unfortunately, Phelps never competed for college as he was already a professional swimmer at that time. However, it’s clear that Phelps loved his time in Michigan. And therefore, wants his son Boomer to receive his education there.

    Minium: How a Barbie doll floating in a pool changed the life of ODU swimmer Tara Enneking https://beverlycrestswim.com/minium-how-a-barbie-doll-floating-in-a-pool-changed-the-life-of-odu-swimmer-tara-enneking/ Fri, 28 Oct 2022 23:52:29 +0000 https://beverlycrestswim.com/minium-how-a-barbie-doll-floating-in-a-pool-changed-the-life-of-odu-swimmer-tara-enneking/

    By Harry Minium

    NORFOLK, Virginia – Tara Enneking has always loved water. As a toddler, she jumped into anything that held more than a few gallons of liquid, whether it was a bathtub, a swimming pool, or the Atlantic Ocean.

    “I’ve been told I like the water a little too much,” she said.

    That’s an understatement. Her parents were constantly saving her after she jumped into the family pool.

    The straw broke the camel’s back one afternoon when her mother, Amy Enneking, looked out the pool and saw what looked like her daughter floating face down in the water.

    She ran downstairs and jumped into the pool and to her relief, it wasn’t Tara. It was a life-size Barbie doll that belonged to Tara’s sister, Megan.

    It might sound humorous now, but it wasn’t funny for Amy, who immediately called her husband, Jeff, and said, “We’re going to enroll Tara in swimming lessons.”

    And Tara hasn’t stopped swimming since.

    Tara is a senior on the Old Dominion University swim team, which hosts Davidson on Saturday at noon in the Scrap Chandler Pool located in the ODU Student Recreation Center.

    She looks back on this incident, which she was too young to remember, as something that changed her life.

    “It sparked my love for swimming,” she said. “I started swimming lessons, then I joined a team and now look where I am today.”

    Tara is one of the best swimmers in ODU – she placed in two events last season at the Conference USA meet and won a league championship two years ago – but is even a biggest star in the classroom.

    A student on the Dean’s List, she is a civil engineering major who was awarded the coveted Edger A. Kovner Scholarship this year, reserved for top engineering students at the University.

    For the Enneking family, engineering and swimming are family matters.

    “I come from a family of athletes,” she said. “We are all over six feet tall.

    “So it was kind of like, not you’re going to play a sport but what sport are you going to end up playing.”

    His father, Jeff, was a rower at Ohio State. His sister, Amy, was a four-sport star in high school who played water polo at James Madison.

    Tara played lacrosse for a while and was so good that she considered playing lacrosse full time. But in the end, she said her love of swimming won out.

    His father is a nuclear engineer for Framatome, a firm based in Lynchburg. The family home is in Forest, Virginia, just west of Lynchburg. And clearly, the math and science genes run in the family – she also has an uncle who is an engineer.

    Tara Enneking with Father Jeff

    Tara Enneking and her father Jeff when she was a child

    Since ODU and Virginia Tech have arguably the two best engineering schools in Virginia, she narrowed her many college choices down to those two as a senior. A star swimmer at Jefferson Forest High School and with the Lynchburg YMCA program, she also loved that both had good swim teams.

    Partly because Virginia Tech is so much closer to home, she almost enrolled in Blacksburg.

    “I was like picking my roommate at Virginia Tech at one point,” she said. “The coach offered me a place in the team.”

    But then she visited ODU.

    “I absolutely fell in love with campus,” she said. “And the team atmosphere was unlike anything I had ever seen. The camaraderie between the (men’s and women’s swim) teams here was incredible.

    “ODU is not as big as Tech, and for me that was a good thing. It seemed like there was more communication between the teams. It felt more like a family.

    “And then when I saw there were other engineering students on the team, I was like, OK, ‘I can do it here.’ “

    She said that every time she came home, she told her friends about ODU.

    “I tell them it’s an amazing school,” she said. “I tell them ODU is a hidden gem. Not many people from my side of the state come here.

    “A lot of people don’t know this, but when ODU was started (as the Norfolk Division of the College of William and Mary and VPI) it was part of an engineering school. The engineering program here is really good.”

    Tara Enneking and Madeline

    Madeline Wilson and Tara Enneking are both civil engineering graduates

    Majoring in a subject like engineering while competing as an athlete can be tough. Sometimes, especially last season when she was a junior, the classes she had to take conflicted with the practice hours.

    “I would have to invent workouts on my own,” she said. “I was swimming alone in an empty pool. It was difficult, but I just kept a positive attitude, knowing that everything was temporary.

    “My parents always told me that anything worth doing is hard because not everyone does it. And that’s something I always keep in mind.”

    Kristen Eden, Director of Success for ODU’s Undergraduate Engineering Program, says Tara is one of ODU’s best and most engaging engineering students. Eden worked with Tara her first three seasons at ODU as the Director of Student-Athlete Academic Services.

    “She’s so outgoing and has never met a stranger,” Eden said. “She makes everyone feel welcome.

    “Her work ethic is so good. She is very organized. She is methodical in everything she does. She makes sure she achieves her goals, but at the same time she wants everyone to feel welcome. .”

    And she does a ton of volunteer work away from the classroom and the pool. She does so much that she was honored with the ODU Sporit award.

    Fourth-year swim coach Jessica Livsey said Tara “knows her goals in life, and she’s driven by them.

    “The other day we had a training session and I mean it was tough. I knew it was tough when I put them through it.

    “Tara was unfazed. She was so positive and tried to motivate her teammates to keep working.”

    Tara Enneking

    Tara says she’s lucky with this teammate Madeleine Willsona senior from Clinton Township, Michigan, is also majoring in civil engineering and shares the same minor – environmental engineering.

    “We take a lot of classes together, and that makes it easier,” Tara said. “And we are close friends.”

    Tara actually has a ton of friends beyond Willson. Livsey says she managed to stay close to all of her 57 male and female teammates.

    “She gets along with everyone,” Livsey said. “She was able to find a connection with every single person on the team, regardless of background.

    “She literally has a connection with everyone in the team and that happens so rarely.”

    Although she is a senior, Tara could enjoy a fifth season and return next year. Shortly after the pandemic-shortened 2019-20 school year, the NCAA gave every varsity athlete an overhaul. Everyone got a fifth year of eligibility.

    But Tara is eager to enter the working world of engineering and plans to graduate in the spring and find a job.

    As a civil engineer, she can work on structural engineering projects, such as the construction of bridges, roads and buildings. But she’s intrigued by environmental engineering, which could include working on storm drainage systems or monitoring water quality.

    Tara already has a job offer in Virginia Beach and while her options remain open, she says she plans to live in the Norfolk area.

    “I loved growing up at Forest,” she said. “It’s nice.

    “But sometimes you want something different from where you grew up. I love that area. I’ve made so many friends there.”

    With her swimming grades and resume, she could have entered the transfer portal and perhaps moved on to a more prestigious swimming program with a bigger and better swimming facility.

    Tara Enneking

    “I love our pool,” she said. “We’re all Scrap. But it’s bigger and better pools, but ours has character.

    “If I had swum at an ACC school, I would have been a team player, but I wouldn’t have played a vital role on the team like I do here. And for me, it’s important to be able to be a team leader. I feel like I have a big, big impact, a big mark on this team.

    “No, that never crossed my mind. I like it too much here. I like my teammates too much.

    “From the moment I set foot on campus, I knew this was where I was going to school. And I’ve never regretted that decision for a minute.”

    She said she often thinks of that day so many years ago when her mother pulled a Barbie doll out of a swimming pool.

    “It’s a little weird,” she said. “But if it hadn’t been for this doll, I probably wouldn’t be sitting here today. I might never have learned to swim or ODU.

    “It changed my whole life.”

    And for that, ODU swimmers and coaches are grateful.

    The Azure Sky Hotel is our new favorite adults-only desert getaway https://beverlycrestswim.com/the-azure-sky-hotel-is-our-new-favorite-adults-only-desert-getaway/ Tue, 25 Oct 2022 10:00:00 +0000 https://beverlycrestswim.com/the-azure-sky-hotel-is-our-new-favorite-adults-only-desert-getaway/

    South Palm Springs is already teeming with high-end shopping, but with the so far enduring flexibility of remote work policies, everyone’s favorite desert town can hardly cope with renewed demand for weekday visits from restless Angelenos. This means that new properties appear every day and become even more specialized than before. Enter Azure Sky, a truly tiny, cutting-edge guesthouse with just 14 rooms and an adults-only policy that guarantees serenity on the grounds. Although there are only a few rooms, each is incredibly spacious, leaning more towards apartment size than a typical hotel, and many come with their own kitchenette, another perk for a longer visit. .

    Santa Barbara-based Acme Hospitality partnered with owners, Eastern Real Estate, to create this desert haven, with designers John Janulis and Anne L’Esperance tapped to transform the retro property into a peaceful oasis. Together with Cioffi Architect, the pair transformed Azure into the genteel retreat it became in two years. Their palette puts modern in “mid-century modern” with lots of creams, blacks, and neutrals, and thoughtful finishing touches like linen bathrobes and patio hammocks.

    With crystal-clear views of the San Jacinto Mountains, three distinct room sizes, and an all-new pool, this hotel is designed to be a haven for all types of travelers, provided they’re over 21. of Palm Spring’s new luxury escape.

    With just 14 rooms and a 21+ policy firmly in place, this desert hotel is as serene as it gets

    Many small luxury guesthouses have chosen to ignore the issue of children altogether, and it seems single travelers and parents are thanking them. Whether it’s a weekend getaway with the kids tucked away, a longer mid-week ‘workcation’, or even just a one night splurge, this hotel is the quiet place to be. par excellence with a beautiful aesthetic to match. To further enhance the serene vibe, the pool is in a separate area away from the main courtyard where the bulk of the rooms are. Instead, this grassy area – with a fire pit and views of the mountains – is a great place to gather over drinks or an alfresco business session at one of the outdoor tables assigned to each sequel. If you’re feeling frisky, the grassy meadow in the middle could easily accommodate a yoga class or a blanket for a late-night stargazing session.

    A brand new swimming pool is set away from the main block of bedrooms, providing a spacious patio that older properties rarely have, while maintaining a vintage feel

    Since there are only 14 rooms on site, even if the hotel were fully booked, there would be plenty of space for guests to relax on the enclosed grounds, which include two fire pits, a full bar just next to the lobby and check-in area. , and a huge amount of lounge space around this pool. The pool was originally located in the main courtyard, but during the renovations the designers chose to fill in the old one and build a brand new water feature in a more spacious secondary courtyard. Unfortunately for pickleball fans, they scrapped a few courts to install the new swimming hole, but its retro tile details and oversized lounges make it a better bet for beating the sometimes oppressive desert weather in the end. With more chairs available than possible guests, this pool has the kind of space to spread out that isn’t often available at smaller resorts — and that bar just off the lobby is just steps away. if libations are a necessary upgrade during your stay.

    Pool at Azure Sky

    Pool at Azure Sky

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    Head to sister property Villa Royale, which is just a block away, for dinner at their on-site restaurant, Del Rey

    Though the Azure Sky Bar is easily accessible and the lobby space quickly turns around to provide guests with a continental breakfast and coffee every morning, there’s no formal restaurant on the grounds. Instead, visitors are encouraged to walk a block and visit the hotel’s sister property, Villa Royale, where their Spanish and Mediterranean-inspired restaurant, Del Rey, serves stiff drinks and tapas. fillings every night of the week – a rare and consistent schedule in Palm Springs’ weekend-focused dining scene. Grab a table in the outdoor courtyard or head to the dark but romantic speakeasy for a Spanish martini served with olive oil, chorizo ​​and olives. For plates, the patatas bravas and short rib empanadas showcase Del Rey’s share-and-snack style — get two or three dishes per person for the best experience.

    Gorgeous suites with light wood, painted brick walls, and custom finished millwork are apartment-sized havens for a weekend or weeklong getaway

    Although the name might lead you to assume that the blues will dominate, at Azure Sky each room door is painted a deep red-orange color, to mimic the color of the sunrise. The rooms themselves are filled with custom woodwork, including built-in beds, and mosaic tiles in the walk-in showers make even the small bathrooms feel spacious. Room decor showcases desert sunlight without any of the garish, kitschy colors that sometimes come with mid-century updates, and enclosed back patios are a great place to relax or soak up the sun with lots of privacy. Guests can choose from Agave Suites, which are one bedroom and larger; the Olive Suite, which most translates to a Junior Suite and Fig, a Studio Room – there are only two here. The rest all include mini kitchenettes in addition to living space.

    Though South Palm Springs manages to feel away from the crowds that can descend on downtown, it’s only about a five-minute drive to the central shopping and dining district. If you’re looking for a heartier breakfast than croissants and bananas, drive the five minutes to Farm, a Provencal-style restaurant that feels like you’ve been transported to the French countryside. Nothing goes better with a stay in the desert than pancakes and croque-madames. Or, if you need a last splurge on the way out of town, head to 1501 Gastropub in the city center for a classic lunch – salads and sandwiches served in a spacious brasserie-style dining room. It could be the last great restaurant in Palm Springs before hitting the freeway again, or the first place to welcome you on your next visit.

    The decision to close the pool at Rye shocked us all https://beverlycrestswim.com/the-decision-to-close-the-pool-at-rye-shocked-us-all/ Fri, 21 Oct 2022 06:43:29 +0000 https://beverlycrestswim.com/the-decision-to-close-the-pool-at-rye-shocked-us-all/

    The decision to close Rye Pool came as a shock to all of us. Everyone is very hopeful that this will be a temporary closure, as we know what an important resource this is for many people, especially those with mental health issues, but we are hostages to events in Ukraine and the resulting energy crisis.

    The swimming pool and other Rother leisure facilities are managed by Freedom Leisure with financial support from the Rother District Council. Freedom’s pool management costs have increased significantly, especially heating and staffing costs.

    Rye Sports Center

    Normally one would expect Rother to increase his grant to cover the extra expenses, but unfortunately we are also facing the same acute financial crisis.

    Our costs rise sharply as contracts expire. We had budgeted for only a 1% increase in staff salaries, which at the time seemed reasonable. What should we do now? Council tax can only be set once a year and increases are capped by the government at 2%.

    Many other charges are fixed by law, leaving little room for manoeuvre. Rother’s share of your council tax is £193.38 for a Band D property, with the remainder being county, police, city council and parish councils.

    The current administration of the alliance took control in 2019. At that time, council tax had not been increased for five years and the gap between income and expenditure was covered by reserves. The depletion of reserves could not continue indefinitely and we have put in place a credible medium-term financial strategy to balance income and expenditure. With the current energy and inflationary crisis, this plan is in danger. Leisure spending cannot be increased without undermining basic services. Increased subsidies for leisure facilities can only happen with additional support from central government.

    All of us, from the new Chancellor of the Exchequer to ourselves, must act realistically. Local authorities across the country are having to make equally painful decisions to deal with the country’s dire financial situation.