Photo by Miriam Conner

City Employees Make A Splash In ‘My Park, My Pool, My City’

June 2017

“‘I have done nothing like this before,’ said Ortega, a former Austin lifeguard who now oversees the city’s aquatics programs, including swim teams. ‘It’s totally outside of my comfort zone.'”

Forklift Danceworks Presents ‘Bartholomew Swims’

June 2017

“About the upcoming dance, Slutes says, ‘It’s a confidence booster. It lets our staff know that ‘Hey, somebody’s out there. Somebody cares what we do.””

‘Dove Springs Swims’ In New Forklift Danceworks Performance

July 2018

“[Paul Slutes says] ‘We [in aquatics maintenance] care about the community, and that’s what we want to highlight in the show is that we do care about the community and every pool matters.'”