Marlins Swim Team

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Marlins Swim Team!
 Does your child love swimming? Are they at leaste five years old and can swim on their front and back for 25 yards (one lap) each? If so, they will love swimming for the Marlins, a summer swim team in Gardner and Osawatomie! We offer 7 practices (5 morning/2evening) and one swim meet a week. Our coaches are highly trained, so your child will learn competitive swimming skills in a fun, relaxed atmosphere.

Start Date:  Around Memorial Day, 2020
End Date:  mid- to late July
Cost:  $150 (includes your registration fee, all meet fees, 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. A schedule will be posted here later this spring.
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. 

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

   Gardner- Mon-Thurs Mornings
 Age 6-10  7:15 am - 8:15 am
 Age 11-12  7:00 am - 8:15 am 
 Age 13 and over  6:30 am - 8:00 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:
           Laura Colon at

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