Oh, this weather makes me "happy, happy, happy!" Windows are open, birds are singing, and the kids can even wear shorts for their "spring" sports. Today makes those summer pool days actually feel tangible! So close even, that today's small business is for our swimmers.
I never knew The Swim Team Store existed until my daughter was half-way through her first season on a team. Don't worry, they aren't just for swim teams. If you or your kids spend any time in the pool, this place is for you. Granted, they are focused toward the team swimmer, but they're still a great place to pick up inexpensive suits and goggles. No, they don't carry trendy suits you'll find in magazines, but if you don't want to trash your "good suit" at the water park, you can pick up Dolphin "uglies" for around $25.
The Swim Team Store is actually a branch of the Lifeguard Store in Normal, IL, but they have two Swim Team Store locations, as well as online shopping.
I have to admit, I have heard others complain about their customer service, I have NEVER had a problem. I've found their employees nothing but helpful and knowledgeable. Shopping without my daughter one day, they helped me find the right size since each brand fits differently, and they were spot-on correct.
Make sure you check their clearance rack, you can often find sweatshirts or flannel "pj" pants for $10! They also carry swimmers shampoo if you're spending excessive time in chlorine.
What are you most looking forward to with the warmer weather?
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The Swim Team Store
1212 S. Naper Blvd. Unit #109