Tag: SaddleBrooke Swim Club

USMS National Pool Distance Meet

It was a beautiful, sunny weekend on Feb. 19 and 20, centered between two storms. The SaddleBrooke Swim Club sponsored the National Pool Distance Meet at the Oro Valley Aquatic Center. It is a challenging meet, with a 1,650-yard swim Saturday morning followed by a 1,000-yard swim in the afternoon. The next morning, there was…

A Celebration of the Life of Fred W. Klein

Karin Bivens (Born April 25, 1916—Died July 20, 2020) April 25, 2021 would have been SaddleBrooke Swim Club’s oldest member Fred Klein’s 105th birthday! Coach Doug Springer was hoping that Fred could once again set new swim competition records as he entered a new age group! Sadly, Fred passed away last July. Due to the…

What Is the SaddleBrooke Swim Club All About? Part V

Competition is serious business. (Photo by Robert Shea)

Elizabeth Henley Non-Sanctioned Competition Some of our members joined the club to participate in competitive events, and many of us were convinced by a very persuasive past head coach, Coach Doug, to do so. Club members generally have participated in events sponsored by our own club, Senior Olympics, and the United States Masters Swimming association (USMS),…

What Is the SaddleBrooke Swim Club All About? Part II

Coach Steve provides instructions. (Photo by Elizabeth Henley)

Elizabeth Henley Coached Workouts DesertView swimming pool is home base for the club. Since it opened, the club has reserved morning times for coached workouts. Currently, we swim seven days per week from 7 to 10:35 a.m. On six days, there are three workouts; on Sundays, we have two longer workouts. Coach Doug Springer was…

SaddleBrooke Swim Club Has Fall Meeting in Parking Lot!

Steve Truesdale and Jack Fritz

Jill Fritz On Nov. 18, 2020, the annual fall Swim Club meeting took place in the lower MountainView parking lot and due to COVID-19, we were able to spread out arriving by golf carts, automobiles, bikes, or walking. The meeting got underway with our new club president, Lyn Moreno, presiding. The minutes and treasures report…