2013 Swim-A-Thon



49% Raised of$6,000 Goal

2013 Swim-A-Thon Photo

The Story

EVENT DATE: May 11, 2013

DEADLINE TO GIVE: May 18, 2013




" The YMCA gives me the hope and strength I need to believe that I will walk one day. The Moving Forward Program at the Jim & Heather Gills YMCA provides me with twice weekly water therapy treatments. After my accident, I was told by my doctor that I would be on my back with a respirator for the rest of my life. However, because of my determination, my Y instructor, and the continued availability of these water therapy classes - I took my first steps in the pool at the Y. Those first steps have given me the encouragement I need to continue working towards my goal of walking one day. The Moving Forward Program at the Jim & Heather Gills YMCA has given me the opportunity to participate without the worry of a financial burden. It gives me a program when all of my other therapy has been terminated by my insurance." - Jason Strickland


Help us, help more people like Jason!


WHAT IS SWIM-A-THON? Competitive swim event designed to raise awareness & donations for the Jim & Heather Gills YMCA's Annual Community Support Campaign


HOW DOES IT WORK? Teams will continuously swim over a 3 hour period with at least one member swimming at all times.


HOW CAN I PARTICIPATE? To sign up, or if you need a team, contact Mike Morrall. Each participant is asked to make a $20 donation but are encouraged to raise more on their own.


WHEN IS IT? May 11, 2013 – 1PM – 4PM


WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME? Prizes will be awarded to the team with the most laps and the most donations.


Team Organizer's Photo

2013 Swim-A-Thon Y Staff Team

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The Sharks

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New Journey

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Swim Team Rocks

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