What do you get when you combine a group of Springfield kids, a pool and a song by rapper Macklemore? A pretty amusing parody, it turns out.
Various kids from the Ravensworth Farm neighborhood in Springfield, located just outside of Annandale, teamed up to record a parody of Macklemore’s popular song “Thrift Shop” and turn it into a swimmer’s anthem.
titled “At the Pool,” features many swim-themed lyrics such as “walk up to the
pool, like what up, I got a big cap. I'm so pumped, I'm about to swim a lot of
laps,” as well as lyrics that display some neighborhood pride, “I wear these
Ravens clothes, I look incredible, I'm in this real nice pool down on
Many of the children featured in the video are part of the Ravensworth Ravens swim team, which includes more than 150 swimmers. The Ravens went undefeated this season and won the division six title, as well as the divisional relay carnival, according to the Ravensworth Pool’s website.
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