Merritt Clubs Blog

Three Competitive Swimming Opportunities Through Merritt Clubs

Posted by Merritt Clubs

May 2, 2017

For some people, swimming has been a part of their lives from a young age. For other people, while they want to be a good swimmer, they only have a little swimming experience. Luckily, at Merritt Clubs, we offer assorted competitive aquatics programs.

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Topics: baltimore swimming, Michael Phelps Swim School, fitness swimming pool, swim school, swim training, kids swimming

Our very own swim coach Katie Pumphrey prepares to swim the English Channel

Posted by RaySa

Apr 10, 2014


Baltimore artist and Merritt Athletic Clubs swim coach Katie Pumphrey has begun training to swim the English Channel. She shares what she thinks it will take to swim the dangerous crossing and what is driving her to take the plunge. (Whitney Leaming / The Washington Post)

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Topics: athlete, washington post, Merritt blog, chronic pain, katie pumphrey, fitness, Fitness for a Cause, swim coach, swim training, best gym, swim english channel, fibromyalgia