The programs offered from June 2020 to present included high school boys and girl’s varsity water polo, swimming, PE, and SPED Pool. Photo courtesy of Ed Wong.


Baler Aquatic Center stays busy during COVID

It’s the only pool in Northern California that’s remained open throughout the pandemic, providing services to locals and other counties.

Ayden Kusumoto. Photo by Robert Eliason

Sports & Recreation

San Benito Aquatics offers safe place for swimming and competition

Programs offer youth a chance to exercise and socialize.

Glynis Crabb at the San Benito High School pool. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Sports & Recreation

Seniors swim to stay young through a year-long marathon

San Benito Aquatics offers a 100-mile swim challenge open to all ages.


Children and Youth

Supervisors dive in to aquatic center funding discussion

Board expresses reluctance about using county General Fund money to help with planned aquatic center at San Benito High School

A rendition of what the proposed center would look like. While nothing is yet set in stone the pools would be located on the soon to be Nash bypass road.

Business / Economy

Supporters of aquatic center float a funding idea

Hollister for Aquatics nonprofit says $8 million each would be required from the city and county

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Children and Youth

SBHS opens bids for aquatics center

Planned campus pool would be used by students and the community

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Government / Politics

SBHS Bond Measure Discussion Turns to Aquatic Center

Partnership with city and county on proposed aquatic center, access to new tennis courts addressed

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Art & Culture

“8 Ball Pool” App Review

You don't have to be good at actual pool to play this game

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SBHS to drain its pools, likely sinking summer swim program

District is emptying both pools because without the ability to filter them, algae could form

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Children and Youth

Hoping to keep swim programs afloat

Maintenance, water disposal issues have closed both high school pools, imperiling annual summer swim programs


Schools & Education

Baler swimmers make a splash

The 2015 swimming and diving teams are practicing hard to prepare for MBL's