• Mrs. Kay, in the bright blue T-shirt, with some of her swimmers at one of the many get-togethers the class has had through the years.

Butterfly and flipturns keep things real for Fort Meigs YMCA adult lap swim class

Lillian Vogel, 70, has been swimming in the adult lap class at Fort Meigs YMCA for nearly five years. Before then, she’s pretty sure you wouldn’t have called her a swimmer.

She now holds the record in the 200-yard breaststroke for her age group in the Senior Olympics in Michigan.

Ask her how she went from leisurely paddling to breaking records, and the Perrysburg resident points to her coach, Mary-Chris Kay.

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