26 September 2012
UPDATE: Swim-a-palooza swimmers raised $3,381.45. One hundred kids will take swimming lessons at the Y thanks to these awesome athletes!
Tuesday, September 24, fifty-six swimmers, mostly with the MICHIANA FAMILY YMCA Stingrays Swim Team, took part in a SWIM-A-PALOOZA to raise money in support of the Y and to help strengthen the foundations of community.
Swimmers and volunteers raised $3381.45 for the scholarship program at the Y by gathering pledges for the number of lengths they could swim in 15 minutes. Collectively, they swam 18.4 nautical miles (1497 lengths) with a few more pledge sheets to be counted.