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Frances Meadows Aquatics Center set to host state swim meet
More than 1,200 swimmers and 6,000 guests expected to visit Gainesville this weekend
Splash Aquatic swimmer Paul Powers, a North Hall High senior, practices at the Frances Meadows Aquatics Center on Monday. The Gainesville Parks and Recreation is hosting the two-day state swim meet for ages 7-18 at the venue Friday-Saturday. - photo by Jared Putnam
Running the state swimming championships at the Frances Meadows Aquatics Center this weekend is something that its division manager Andi Harmon knows will require all hands on deck to make run smoothly. The meet, sanctioned by the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association, will bring more than 1,200 swimmers and 20 teams ranging in age from 7-18 to the Gainesville indoor facility for a two-day meet starting Friday. The meet is hosted by the Gainesville Parks and Recreation at Frances Meadows, which is also where the Splash Aquatic team trains.
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