Marion Swim Team will have an organizing meeting at 7 p.m. today in the Marion Elementary School cafeteria. The goals of the team are to learn and improve competitive swimming strokes, exercise and increase fitness, be part of a team, and have fun.
The first day of practice will be May 29. Practices are regularly scheduled Monday through Friday, with times determined by ability and age group: 13 and older, 7:45 to 9 a.m.; 9 to 12 years old, 9 to 10 a.m.; 8 and younger, 10 to 10:45 a.m.
Swim meets are at 9 a.m. on Saturdays: June 9 at Lindsborg, June 16 and 23 in Marion, June 30 at Hillsboro, and the league meet July 7 at Abilene. Other teams in the Mid Kansas Swim League are Abilene, Herington, Hesston, Hillsboro, Lindsborg, Peabody, and Solomon.
The team will be coached by Susan Hall, Jeremiah Lange, and Marion High School lifeguards. Registration costs $30 payable to Marion REC and is due to Hall May 11. For more information, call (620) 381-3801 or (620) 382-3771, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.