New swim times added at Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion pool

Now that the high school swim season is over, the Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion pool has added new swim times to its schedule. Open swims are offered from 2:30-4 p.m., Monday through Thursday. These open swims will also offer two lap lanes, in addition to all other parts of the pool. On Fridays, a recreation…

Free swim lessons available to Edmonds School District students

Vouchers for free swimming lessons are available to any Edmonds School District student. The swim vouchers were were sent home with third-grade students in January. They are good for three sets of swim lessons that are redeemable at either the Lynnwood Pool, the Mountlake Terrace Pool, Yost (Edmonds) Pool, and YMCA Dale Turner Pool. The vouchers…

Recreation Pavilion Pool to operate on modified schedule during winter break

The City of Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion Pool will operate on a modified schedule during winter break. From Dec. 20-30, there will recreation swims Monday-Thursday from 1:15-2:45 p.m. and 4:45-6:15 p.m. The Pavilion will open at 5:45 a.m. and close at 6:30 p.m. and will be closed Dec. 24, 25, 26 and 31, and Jan….

13th Annual Celebrate Schools 5K is on its way

Are you looking for a skele-ton of fun this October? Then join us for the virtual Celebrate Schools Monster Mad Dash 5K, benefiting the Foundation for Edmonds School District. This year’s event includes a weeklong chance to race during the 5K Spirit Week! Run, walk, and wag your way through a course of your choosing…

MLT Pavilion Pool swimming lessons to restart in April

Mountlake Terrace Pavilion Pool will resume swimming lessons beginning Monday, April 12. Five levels will be offered including three preschool levels and two school-age levels. Sessions will run for two weeks on Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday between 4-6 p.m. Registration will take place online only at www.mltrec.com, where you can click on…

Register now for winter session of MLT dance and fitness programs

The winter session of City of Mountlake Terrace dance and fitness programs has started virtually, and is open for registration. Visit the Virtual Programs webpage for class descriptions, dates, prices and a link to register through DASH. A variety of ages and levels in yoga, Stott Pilates, ballet, tap, jazz and lyrical are being offered…

Reminder: MLT Pavilion Pool to reopen Nov. 23

The Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion pool (5303 228th St. S.W.) will reopen beginning Monday, Nov. 23, on a limited basis. Hours of operation will be 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for lap swimming, water walking or suspended individual water running or exercise. To participate, patrons must first call 425-776-9173 during the above…

Reminder: City of MLT offering remote fitness, dance classes

A reminder that this week, the City of Mountlake Terrace’s dance and fitness program is booting up the new broadcast studio housed in the Mambo Room at the Recreation Pavilion. The city invites you to look for something on the schedule that interests you and motivates you to move. Among the offerings are Yoga, Pilates,…

Keep active with virtual MLT dance and fitness programs

The City of Mountlake Terrace is offering new virtual dance and fitness programs to help you stay active during the pandemic. The week of Oct. 26, the city’s dance and fitness program is booting up the new broadcast studio housed in the Mambo Room at the Pavilion. Check out our offerings to look for something…

Girls on the Run of Snohomish County launches virtual fall season

Girls on the Run of Snohomish County (GOTRSnoCo) has announced the launch of a special virtual fall season. GOTRSnoCo is a leader in delivering evidence-based, life skills curriculum to girls of all abilities through a program that creatively integrates running and movement. With more than 45 sites across the county, the organization has served more…

Coronavirus Chronicles: Hiking the hometown for exercise and exploration

Starting on March 28, David Fox walked 120 miles in 26 days, covering almost all of his hometown, Mountlake Terrace, with one exception: “The only roads I wasn’t able to cover were those through the Nile Shrine golf course, which is closed during the coronavirus shutdown.” The trek, captured on his phone’s GPS app, came…

MLT Parks and Recreation offers new fitness Youtube channel

During the Governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” Order, the Mountlake Terrace Recreation and Parks Department took the message to heart and have created a Youtube channel, which aims to use creative ways to keep their dance and fitness class participants active and learning. The Recreation Pavilion offers instructional dance and fitness videos to community members…

Sponsor spotlight: MLT Dance and Fitness at home!

Mountlake Terrace dance and fitness instructors are posting classes online. These classes are not only for their students, but are free to the public. Stay active with tap, ballet, yoga, pilates and more! City of Mountlake Terrace, Recreation and Parks 5303 228th St. S.W. Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043 425-776-9173

COVID-19 daily report for Mountlake Terrace and Snohomish County: March 22, 2020

No updated case counts from Snohomish Health District March 22 — the agency says it will no longer provide new numbers on Sundays. However, for those craving graphics, check out CovidActNow.org. It was created by a team of data scientists, engineers and designers in partnership with epidemiologists, public health officials and political leaders to help understand how…

Fitness Corner: Exercise in the age of coronavirus

The novel coronavirus has upended our lives in a way that few of us have ever experienced. With seemingly no end in sight, it’s an unsettling and frightening time. As we socially distance and isolate ourselves at home more, combined with the loss of control that many of us are feeling, it’s easy to lose…

Fitness Corner: Stop worrying about your weight

“I really need to lose some weight. Right now I weigh 105 lbs.” —Me, writing in my diary when I was 11 years old You can imagine how I felt when I found this diary entry recently. I don’t remember ever worrying about my weight at such a young age! I am sad. The fact…

New fitness and dance classes offered through MLT Recreation and Parks

Get some exercise in the new year with new fitness and dance classes being offered through Mountlake Terrace Recreation and Parks starting in Jan. Cardio Kickboxing is a new group fitness class that combines martial arts techniques with fast-paced cardio. This high-energy workout is perfect for the beginner and elite athlete alike. Build stamina, improve…

Reminder: Holiday closures for city facilities; Pavilion winter break schedule

All city offices will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 25 for Christmas and Wednesday, Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day. The Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion Pool will have a modified schedule during the holiday season, with some time changes and adjusted swims through Jan. 5. The entire Pavilion will be closed Dec. 24 and 25 and Jan.1…

Fitness Corner: Exercising while traveling

My late husband, Coach Dan Potts, was the most dedicated exerciser I have ever met, even on vacation. I have vivid memories of him on the floor of vacation rentals and hotel rooms, completing multiple repetitions of crunches, push-ups and bodyweight squats, nearly every morning we traveled together. And then we’d head out on a…

Fitness Corner: How to get motivated

Motivation can be elusive even for the most disciplined and driven of us. It ebbs and flows through different phases of our lives . . . as our goals change . . . as we change. As a coach and trainer, motivating my clients is one of the most important aspects of my role in…

South County Walks continue this week

Are you looking for a way to get more active this summer and meet new people? Join the Verdant Health Commission for free community walks, scheduled four times a week through the end of September, excluding holidays. Participate one time, eight times, or all 55 times. Walks will typically be two to three miles and…

MLT pool closed June 17-21 for maintenance; Recreation Pavilion open

The Mountlake Terrace Recreation Pavilion pool, pool deck, spa, sauna, locker rooms and indoor playground will be closed Monday, June 17 through Friday, June 21 for maintenance and cleaning. The office will be open on a modified schedule during this time. The pool will reopen Saturday, June 22. The Recreation Pavilion is open for business…