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New Aquatics Director at Washington Y

Posted: Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 at 6:25 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel


A new aquatics director has started at the Washington Y.  Kara Batt comes to Washington from Fayetteville, North Carolina where she was a lifeguard and swim instructor and started her Y career five years ago in Muskegon, Michigan.  Batt started working at the Washington Y the end of last month and has enjoyed the small town feel of Washington.

She says during her Y career, there have been challenges of running a swim program at a lesser cost.  Batt adds she hopes enhance the current swim programs and has a goal of creating a triathlon program in the future.  You can hear more from Kara Batt during today’s Washington Page program in the morning and midday magazines.