Directions to get to other swim meet sites
Go north on I-135 past Salina, then east on I-70.
Take the main Abilene exit (K-15), then go south.
Take a right (west) onto N 3rd St, go 8 blocks to Poplar. Turn right to the pool.
Total distance: 40 miles. Travel time, about 50 minutes.
Address: 400 N Poplar
Abilene pool phone: 785-263-7866
Details: 5 lane pool, 3 extra shallow lanes for warm-ups. 25 yd, diving allowed at flip end.
Go north onto I-135, take K-4 east exit, follow K-4 through Gypsum and Hope,
then past Herington, take US 77 south 2 miles, then US 56 east to Council Grove.
Go over the river, then at the only stoplight in town, turn left (north) onto Union.
After the big stone house, turn right past ball fields to the pool.
Details: a brand new 8-lane pool, 25 yd length, diving permitted at both ends. The blocks are high and have moveable back foot rests.
Take Old Hwy 81 to 2 miles north of Assaria - Turn RIGHT onto K-4.
Follow Hwy 4 east to Herington. At Herington, just after you cross under a railroad bridge, look
for a green sign that says Herington High School.
Just after the sign, turn RIGHT onto D. St.
After you pass the High and Middle Schools, turn RIGHT onto Logan St.
Logan St. becomes N. Broadway St. after it curves around a
hospital and nursing home. Follow N. Broadway to the pool on the right.
Address: 501 N Broadway
Herington pool phone 785-258-2360
Details: this pool is 8-lanes, but SHORT! Practice shorter dives, especially for experienced swimmers
Diving permitted on both sides. Home-made wooden blocks, but pretty well anchored.
Go south on I-135 to exit 40, then turn right on Lincoln Blvd.
Go west to Park Road (just about 1/4 mile from exit), then turn left.
Follow Park Road south to driveway entrance into back high school parking lot.
Travel time about 50 min.
Details: Good shade and wind break, as the pool is surrounded on three sides by the high school.
25 yd pool, six lanes, nowhere over 4-1/2 ft depth. Shallow flip end, no diving allowed.
No gutter, high ledge around pool.
Go south to McPherson, east to Hillsboro.
At the ALCO corner, turn right (south) on Ash St to D Street (old Hwy 56).
Turn right, go one block back west, turn left (south) on Memorial Dr.
It will run you almost into the pool.
This is a 45 min drive.
Hillsboro pool phone 620-947-3750
Details: 6 lanes, 25 m, good medium high blocks, less than 4 ft depth at flip end, diving NOT allowed.
Go south to McPherson, east past Hillsboro toward Marion.
Take Highway 56 until you reach the Pizza Hut just outside Marion.
Turn right (south) on Eisenhower Street and go south until Lawrence Street.
Turn right (west) and drive two blocks.
The USD #408 Sports/Aquatics Complex will be on your left across from the Marion Elementary School.
There is parking on the west side as well as a rocked parking area on the south side of the building.
Travel time about one hour.
Marion pool phone 620-382-2384.
Details: 6 lanes, 25 yd, diving permitted at flip end.
Go south to McPherson, east past Hillsboro to Canada (Kansas, that is).
Go south on County blacktop about 14 miles, along west edge of Peabody.
Go east on W 3rd St two blocks, then south on Locust, right past the pool.
Pool address: W 2nd & Locust
This will take over an hour, so start early.
Peabody pool 620-983-2801.
Details: Trapezoidal pool with 4 lanes, water-filled plastic blocks, no diving at flip end. 25 METER length.
(Google directions) Take I-135 north past Salina, get on I-70 east bound.
Take exit 266, go south on K-221 (Poplar St). Turn left (east) onto 6th St.
Pool address: 100 E 6th
The total distance is 35 miles, so allow 45 minutes.
Pool phone 785-665-9418.
Details: a 27.5-m pool, with six narrow lanes, no lane ropes, wooden blocks with slanted carpeted surfaces. No gutters, cement rim, 5 foot dive end, 3 ft flip end, diving not permitted.
For those who are not familiar with our pool, it has 6 lanes, 25 yard lengths, with great blocks in 4-5 ft of water.
The flip end is 3.5 - 4 ft, so diving is allowed. We've good lane ropes, and an excellent guttering system to minimize waves.
Our waterslide, Thor's Revenge, is fantastic, so stay around afterwards for general admission, or come back another time.