Tag: Swimming

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…

Blue Barracudas VS Golden Gators A Chomping Good Swim Meet

Phil Simpson Barracudas and alligators – should ever the twain meet? Not likely. Except in the DesertView Pool where on March 11, blessed with a warm and sunny Saturday morning, the Blue Barracudas and the Golden Gators engaged in a watery, sharp-toothed battle over bragging rights among members of the SaddleBrooke Swim Club. This high…

And the winner is…SaddleBrooke Masters!

Phil Simpson We have all heard and read of the prowess of the SaddleBrooke Swim Club’s Masters Swim Team within the ranks of U.S. Masters Swimming (USMS), with multiple team state and individual national championships to its credit. It should come as no surprise then, that even outside their accustomed watery environs, SaddleBrooke’s natators can…

Let’s Swim Clinic

Stroke improvement for new or returning lap swimmers Next clinic begins: Wednesday, February 15 Eight sessions (four weeks) at DesertView Pool Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Improve your stroke techniques for exercise, enjoyment and conditioning Email: SaddleBrookeswimclub@gmail.com to sign up or for more information! Class limited to 24 DesertView Lap Pool will be…

“Let’s Swim” the water is great

The SaddleBrooke Swim Club has always welcomed swimmers of all abilities and skill levels but, for many SaddleBrooke residents, the idea of jumping into the pool beside one of the state championship swimmers was intimidating. To eliminate this fear, the club decided to offer the Let’s Swim program in July to provide an opportunity for…

Centenarians swim to all-time U.S. Masters National Marks

Fred and Mary Anne enjoy post race chat; photo by Bill Grinonneau

Phil Simpson On April 26 SaddleBrooke’s DesertView Pool was the site of a truly remarkable event as the SaddleBrooke Swim Club hosted a U.S. Masters Swimming sanctioned meet open only to centenarians, those swimmers 100 years of age and over. The atmosphere at DesertView was electric as an up-tempo sound tract provided by David Fuller…