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Articles with the Tag: Mission Valley Aquatics

Fun with a purpose Fun with a purpose

POLSON – Jacob Todd, 5, wanted to go fishing on Saturday morning, but he ended up going to the Back to School Wellness Fair instead and picked up a catch of a different kind. “Look at all this,” he said opening the backpack he received at the event. He had a coloring book from the Polson...

GPCF awards grants to local organizations GPCF awards grants to local organizations

News from the Greater Polson Community Foundation On July 10, the Greater Polson Community Foundation awarded grant funds to 17 local non-profits as part of its 2018 grant cycle. Directors were on hand from CASA of Lake & Sanders Counties, Mission Valley Live, Polson Farm to School Program, Miracle of...

Polson second graders learn to swim Polson second graders learn to swim

News from the Greater Polson Community Foundation  POLSON – One hundred and four Polson second graders have been taught the basics of water safety and swimming in a series of eight lessons at the Mission Valley Aquatics Center this spring thanks to a collaboration between Mission Valley Aquat...

Team championship, spirit, community participation mark state swim meet Team championship, spirit, community participation mark state swim meet

News from Mission Valley Aquatics POLSON — On March 5 and 6, Mission Valley Aquatics and the Lake Monsters Swim Team hosted the Montana Swimming Junior B-C State Championship. To call the weekend a success would be a drastic understatement.  The B-C Championship meet is designed as a qualify...

Lake Monsters swimmers medal at state competition Lake Monsters swimmers medal at state competition

by Lake Monsters’ Coach Randy Folker for the Valley Journal The top swimmers in the state recently gathered at the Grizzly Pool in Missoula for the Montana Swimming State Championship. The three-day event, held Feb. 19-21, is an invitational meet open to all the state’s teams, but only to s...

Pool to host junior state swim meet

News from MVAC POLSON — The Mission Valley Aquatic Center will be closed to the public on Saturday, March 5, and Sunday, March 6, due to a home swim meet. It will close at 4 p.m. Friday, March 4, for meet setup. The Lake Monsters’ Swim Team will host the 2016 Montana Swimming Junior B-C Sta...

Summer swimming takes off under new coach Summer swimming takes off under new coach

After trading the beaches of Hawaii for the shores of Flathead Lake earlier this month, new Mission Valley Aquatics swim coach Randy Folker couldn’t be more pleased with his move. A long-time competitive swimmer, water polo player, lifeguard and surfer who grew up riding the waves of Southern Californi...

Swim team offers free tryouts

POLSON — Does your child love the water? Are you looking for a fun way for them to start the long summer days, make new friends and learn a valuable life skill?  If your child is ready to take swimming to the next level, consider having them join the Lake Monsters Swim Team. Children age 6-18 a...

Lake Monsters shine at state  Lake Monsters shine at state

News from Mission Valley Aquatics BUTTE — We’re so proud of this gutsy, fun, supportive and speedy group of kids representing the Lake Monsters at this weekend’s Montana Swimming Short Course State Championships in Butte. The state meet scene was big, loud, fast and our kids rose to the ...

Lake Monsters qualify for State Lake Monsters qualify for State

 GREAT FALLS – The Lake Monsters made a splash at the Montana State B-C Short Course Championships last weekend and will send seven to the State Championship meet March 6-8. The B-C meet gave athletes that have not qualified with a “BB” time or faster in previous meets the opportuni...


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