Swimming- Youth

The Meijer State Games of Michigan – Summer Games Youth Swimming Meet is an Approved meet. Approved meet is an authorized meet pursuant to Article 202.4 of the USA Swimming Rules where both USA swimming athlete members and non USA Swimming athlete participants may compete.

Event Date: 

June 23 

Special hotel athletic rates are now available, click the link above to make your reservation


East Kentwood High School - Aquatics Center
6230 Kalamazoo Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508


The Kentwood Aquatic Center is an 8 lane pool with 8 lanes of supervised warm-up and warm down area available.  Depth at start is 9’ and 7.5’ at turn. Permanent starting blocks and non-turbulent lane markers will be used.  A Colorado timing system with an 8 lane display will be used.  There is ample balcony seating for spectators. Lockers are available (provide your own lock).

opening ceremony:

The 2018 Summer Games Opening Ceremony is June 22, 2018 at East Kentwood High School. The ceremony will feature the parade of athletes, the Classic K9 Stunt Dog show and much more! Click here to learn more information!

New in 2018! There will be a limited number of free Opening Ceremony T-shirts available to pre-registered athletes.
To ensure you get your 2018 Meijer State Games of Michigan athlete t-shirt, you now have the ability to pre-order a moisture wicking performance shirt and have it sent direct to your home. Skip the long line at the Opening Ceremony and arrive in style! Order yours today!

Meet Director:    

 Alex Brinks     

Age Groups: 

Age on June 23, 2018 determines his/ her age for the entire meet.
8 & Under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, and 15-18


- Freestyle (25, 50,100, 200, 400)
- I.M (100)
- Butterfly (25, 50,100)
- Backstroke (25, 50,100)
- Breaststroke (25, 50,100)


Warm up: 7:30 am
Meet start: 9:00 am

Order of Events:

Click Here for the 2018 Youth Swimming Order of Events

Fees and Events:  

Individual Entry: (Plus $3.00 online convenience fees)

$15.00 Deck Fees (New Fees)
$5.00 for additional events


Please contact Monika Steffens at msmeetentries@gmail.com


Pre-registration is closed for the 2018 Summer Games

Onsite registration is available


  • The Meijer State Games of Michigan Swimming event will be governed by USA Swimming rules.
  • Swimmers will be limited to a maximum of 4 individual events per day.
  • Deck entries will be allowed up to 45 minutes prior to the start of the session, at the discretion of the meet referee and meet director.
  • Individual events medals: for 1st-3rd.

Spectator Fee:

$5 per person


There will be a blood drive located in the East Kentwood High School main building entrance on Saturday, June 23rd from 10am - 2pm. It will be hosted by Michigan Blood. We would love to see you there and donating!

To pre-register for the blood drive, please click here


This event is a qualifying event for the 2019 State Games of America. Any athlete who places 1st, 2nd, or 3rd has the opportunity to compete in the 2019 State Games of America hosted in Lynchburg, Virginia. Please visit the State Games of America website for more information