YMCA-Krakow has organized Distance Championship in Swimming for the third time. It took place in 16-27.02.2009. 444 children and youth competed in five swimming-pools in Krakow.
The Championship was organised in partnership with: The Department of Sport and the Social Initiatives of Krakow City Government, TS Wisła, KS Korona, Centre of Development Com-Com-Zone, Krakow Kayak Club and the regional newspaper Dziennik Polski.
The 3rd Krakow Distance Championships in Swimming was a part of programme "Winter in YMCA" realized in frames of the city authority's project "Free swimming for children of Cracow". During the winter holiday, the YMCA swimming pool was open every day from 10 am till 2.30 pm. Thanks to support from Krakow City Government, 1383 school pupils could swim for free in YMCA.