Pictures by Peter Simon

everyone in the pool: On Sunday, Feb. 6 the Makos swim team featuring young Vineyard swimmers took on the Marshfield Swim Club at the YMCA. This inaugural race came not long after the high school team baptized the pool with its first meet.

Peter Simon

In both cases the Y pool area was packed with swimmers, parents and friends. Still more peered from the windows above the pool, looking out from the fitness room or the communal area at the entrance.

Pictured above, clockwise: Swimmers prepare to take their marks; Bizu Horwitz, age 8, underway in the boys’ freestyle event; and Bella Thorpe, age 7, takes a break between her freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke events.

Peter Simon