Tag: SaddleBrooke Swim Club

End of swim season social and awards

Karin Bivens The SaddleBrooke Swim Club held its end-of-the-season social with numerous kudos and awards. Coach Doug Springer announced that we may not be the biggest swim team but you would never know that when you see how many participate in the various swim meets. At the USMS SCY Championship Meet the SaddleBrooke Swim Club…

This year’s Easter Egg Hunt the best yet

  Karin Bivens On March 31 the SaddleBrooke Swim Club again sponsored the popular Easter Egg Hunt for grandkids. Easter was early this year and didn’t coincide with many schools’ spring breaks so there were concerns that participation might be low. Well, that was dispelled as this was the largest turn-out we’ve ever had! In…

SaddleBrooke Intra-Squad Swim Meet

  Steve Truesdale On Saturday, March 24, 2018, 43 swimmers from the SaddleBrooke Swim Club split into two teams for their annual Intra-Squad Swim Meet, this year organized by team member Steve Roberts. This meet takes place each year around this time and pits wives against husbands and friends against friends. In the end, with…

SaddleBrooke residents SPLASH winter fitness challenge

  Rodger Bivens In January, the SaddleBrooke Swim Club announced a New Year’s fitness challenge “30-minute swim.” Any resident could sign up to take on the challenge, whether he/she was a member of the club or not. The event would take place between February 15 and February 28. The challenge was to swim for 30…

Swimmers dominate Senior Olympics Relay Meet

  Lyn Moreno SaddleBrooke Swim Club once again dominated the Arizona Senior Olympics relay meet held at the Kino Aquatics Center in Mesa on March 11, 2018. The relay meet is one event in the Arizona Senior Olympics, which is a program of the Arizona Lifelong Fitness Foundation. The competition is for athletes over 50…

22 swimmers successful again

  Harold E. Peter SaddleBrooke Swimmers were drawn on February 25 to the Chandler, AZ Mesquite Grove Aquatic Center to participate at the important qualifying meet for the Senior Olympics National Championship to be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico in June of 2019. The qualifying meets are held in various parts of the USA. The…

Easter Egg Hunt for grandkids

  Karin Bivens The SaddleBrooke Swim Club will once again be sponsoring the popular Easter Egg Hunt. The event will be held on Saturday, March 31 at the MountainView Clubhouse lawn area. Children will be divided into two groups with each group meeting in the Sonoran Room as a holding area prior to the hunt.…

Winter Fitness challenge: 30 – minute swim

Rodger Bivens New Year’s Resolutions about getting in shape for the year 2018 have been made…now it’s time to live up to them! Why not join in with the SaddleBrooke Swim Club’s winter fitness challenge 30-minute swim. Any SaddleBrooke resident can sign up to do it. The swim event will take place between February 15-February…

‘Game of Thrones’ SaddleBrooke style

Jill Fritz On Saturday, November 4, the SaddleBrooke Swim Club had a different type of swim work-out – all relays! Coach Doug Springer had all types of funny swimming contortions up his sleeve for us swimmers. We had teams assembled four to five swimmers in each lane. Then the fun began! One example was doing…