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.