Tag: SaddleBrooke Swim Club

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…

Annual swim meet benefits Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Lyn Moreno, Allison Lehman, Samantha Martoni and Craig Schaffer participated in the third annual Jamina Winston swim meet.

Allison Lehman On September 23, 2017 three female swimmers and one male swimmer represented SaddleBrooke Master’s swim team; Lyn Moreno, Allison Lehman, Samantha Martoni and Craig Schaffer participated in the third annual Jamina Winston swim meet in Mesa, Arizona. Lyn and Allison participated in this meet for the last two years. They had such a…

Try lap swimming for exercise this summer

Lyn Moreno The SaddleBrooke Swim Club will be offering the Let’s Swim Program again this summer for residents that would like to begin lap swimming as a physical exercise. This highly successful program has had over 80 participants this past year. Swimmers receive individualized attention from Swim Club members to help improve their efficiency and…

Senior Olympics State Swim Meet

Karin Bivens On February 25 eleven SaddleBrooke Swim Club members (Samantha Martoni, Don Merritt, Ken McKinney, Nancy Pepek, Harold Peter, Robert Sears, Craig Shaffer, Gloria Tolaro, Ke Wang, Al Worth and Karin Bivens) competed in the Senior Olympics State Meet held at the Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center in Chandler, Arizona. The meet was well-organized. Staff…

SaddleBrooke Swimmers excel

Lyn Moreno On Saturday, March 18, 11 SaddleBrooke swimmers wowed the competition at the Southern Arizona Senior Games in Green Valley. The SaddleBrooke swimmers conquered the swimming competition walking away with 18 gold, 13 silver and seven bronze medals. Top winners were Al Worth and Carol Honeywell with four gold medals apiece. Jill Fritz earned…