YMCA has a busy weekend

Published 8:09 am Tuesday, January 9, 2018

By Wyatt DeWild, YMCA

It was a busy weekend for YMCA Activities.

The Aqua Pack Swim Team had their last home swim meet of the season with five teams and over 100 athletes participating. It was a successful meet for Austin as many of its athletes had finished within the top three in their events. At the end of the meet, the team enjoyed pushing their coaches into the pool.

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Our Youth Basketball season kicked off Saturday with our pre-season clinic. Austin High School head girls basketball coach Eric Zoske and and Austin boys basketball head coach Kris Fadness as well as athletes Packer boys and girls basketball teams worked with our young athletes on fine tuning their skills before the season, which starts tonight. Special thanks to Coach Zoske, Coach Fadness, and the players for supporting the development of our future athletes!

On Sunday the YMCA of Austin Stars Gymnastics Teams competed in the Icicle Invite in New Prague, the Twinkles placed fourth with a score of 95.2 and the Starlights placed third with a score of 106.5 and the Firecrackers placed third in their division with a score of 118.75.