Tag Archives: Aquatics Center

Get Your Passport to Adventure!

Looking for things to do in Sumter just got a lot easier! The Sumter Convention & Visitors Bureau has worked in collaboration with 22 area attractions to produce a new initiative, “Track Your Adventure,” a campaign that has already begun … Continue reading

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There’s Still Time to “Tri”!

The TriSumter Triathlon begins tomorrow morning, October 19, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. at the City of Sumter Aquatics Center.  If you’ve kept meaning to, but haven’t gotten around to registering for this USAT-sanctioned event, now in its third successful year, there … Continue reading

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Cool in the Pool!

According to Ted, my very spoiled hound dog, the “dog days” of summer are upon us.  If you’re like most people, you’ve heard that expression all your life without really knowing what it means, so here’s a little lesson in … Continue reading

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Summer 2013 Is Here, and the Time Is Right…

We’re back… This seems to happen every year. The Sumter Iris Festival comes and goes—and with about 75,000 visitors, the 2013 event was far busier and more successful than anyone could have anticipated—and then it’s time to start working on … Continue reading

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Runner’s High

Have the last few days been perfect, or what?  With crisp mornings, warm afternoons and the sudden profusion of red spider lilies, South Carolina has definitely gotten the message that fall is here (but don’t get too excited—that could change next … Continue reading

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Six to Get Ready—and Try, “TRI” Again!

Just in case you haven’t done it already, it’s time to register for the second annual Tri-Sumter Triathlon.  Last year’s inaugural event drew more than 90 enthusiastic participants from across South Carolina, and the City of Sumter is looking to … Continue reading

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Try Hard…TriSumter…Triathlon!

From Merriam-Webster: tri·ath·lon noun \trī-ˈath-lən, -ˌlän, ÷-ˈa-thə-\: an athletic contest that is a long-distance race consisting of three phases (as swimming, bicycling, and running). From the Swan Lake Visitors Center:  tri·ath·lon noun: a chance to find out what you’re made … Continue reading

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