Marlins Swim Team

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The Marlins Swim Team is coming to Gardner!  If you are looking for a great chance to have some fun while still competing at an appropriate level, look no further.  The Marlins Swim Team is a summer swim program offered under the direction of the COOL Swim Team for all swimmers in the Gardner and Osawatomie areas.  This summer program is a combination of great fun as well as an opportunity to swim competitively against other summer swim programs. 

Start Date:  May 29
End Date:  July 21
Cost:  $125 (includes your registration fee, a team t-shirt, and a swim cap)
Practice Location:  Gardner Aquatic Center, 215 N. Center St., Gardner, KS 66030 or
                                 The Ozone, 300 11th St., Osawatomie, KS 66064
Practice Times:  See below grid for Gardner morning practice times.  If you are unable to make these, Osawatomie offers evening classes as well. 
Meet Schedule:  Meets are held on Saturday mornings. Below are the dates currently scheduled for meets:
       June 9- Home vs. Lee's Summit
       June 16- @ Oak Grove
       June 23- @ Riptide
       June 30- @ Belton
       July 14- Home vs. Warrensburg
       July 20 & 21 (Champs)- @ Belton
Team Suits:  Team suits are optional.  More information will be available as the season gets underway. 
Apparel:  Several apparel items will be available to Marlins swimmers this summer.  You will be able to purchase things like caps and t-shirts.  More information on apparel will be available in weeks to come.

For those interested in practicing at the Gardner Aquatic Center location, practices will be held:

   Gardner- Mon-Thurs Mornings
 10 & under  7:45 am - 8:45 am
 Age 11-12  7:30 am - 8:45 am 
 Age 13 and over  7:00 am - 8:30 am

If you are unable to make these times above for your age group, Osawatomie will offer evening practice times as well.  Special practices will be held on Fridays for starts (dives) in Osawatomie, asking both locations to come to make use of the equipment the team won't have in Gardner.  That practice will be the same times as morning practices in Gardner (as listed in grid above).

For sign-up information and all other questions regarding the Marlins Swim Team, please contact:
           Tyler Henn at

Visit the team website at and look for the Marlins Swim Team link.  Or..visit the Marlins on Facebook!