Tritons Swim Club fundraises for new equipment

Club hosts a Swim-A-Thon to raise money for new touch pads to host swim meets.

The Tritons Swim Club is proud of their fundraising efforts at their Swim-A-Thon.

The Tritons Swim Club is proud of their fundraising efforts at their Swim-A-Thon.

The Cranbrook Tritons Swim Club held their 2nd Annual Swim-A-Thon Sunday Western Financial Place to raise money for new equipment for the club.

The event featured 14 swimmers who took up the challenge to swim 200 laps or 2 hours, whichever came first.

The swimmers ranged in age from 7-15 and swam a combined total of 2257 laps in the 2 hours allowed!

The swim club is raising money to purchase touch pads that can be used for hosting swim meets.

The swim-a-thon raised over  $2000.00 for the club on Sunday and the swimmers would like to thank all those that sponsored them.

A huge thank you as well goes out to the local businesses that donated prizes for the event; Booster Juice, Canadian Tire, Canadian 2For1 Pizza, Columbia Theatre, Dairy Queen, Elizabeth Lake Lodge, Gericks, High Country, Lotus Books and Walmart.