Colville's Annual Swim Meet

Yep Kanum Park filled with Canadian campers last weekend, all participants in the BC Summer Swimming Association's annual meet in Colville. The meet, held at the Colville Municipal Swimming Pool, had 222 participants from seven teams. The Colville Valley Swim Club's Sharks was the only team from America to compete. Other competitors traveled from Castlegar, Nelson, Grand Forks, Creston, Trail and Kimberley, B.C. The Sharks had 64 members taking part in the meet, with ages varying from five to 50. To learn more about the local club, visit Photos by Katie Leithead.