Tag: Swimming

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…

Twice is nice in Tempe

  Phil Simpson One year ago your faithful poolside scribe reported that the SaddleBrooke Masters Swim Team was victorious in avenging a 2015 Haunted Halloween second best showing at the annual Ron Johnson meet held at the Mona Plummer Aquatic Center on the Arizona State University campus. After licking their wounds for an entire year,…

‘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…

Learn to swim this summer

SaddleBrooke Swim Club is offering swim lessons for the non-swimmer! More than a third of adults in the United States can’t swim the length of a pool, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which puts them at risk of being one of the 10 people who drown every day in this country.…

Thar’s gold in them thar waters

Riverside Aquatics Complex

Phil Simpson The rush is on! Mother lode discovered in California! Is this 1848? No, our own SaddleBrooke swimmers staked this claim in Riverside, California, the site for this year’s United States Masters Swimming (USMS) Spring National Championship. This meet is held each April or May in a short course (25 meters or yards) venue.…