Even though there are just a few precious Summer days left before school starts again, everybody is looking for ways to beat the heat. But the Harlem Honey and Bears Swim Team know the best method is at the pool.
This group of senior syncronized swimmers formed back in 1979. They practice from 9 am to noon every weekday at the Hansborough Recreation Center. In addition to actively competing in swim competitions, they perform a wealth of community outreach activities by promoting a healthy lifestyle, assisting people with disabilities and providing swimming lessons to neighborhood children. Read more about these inspiration men and women in this New York Times article and visit the Honey and Bears website here.