Tag: Swim Club

Come Try a Few Free Swim Workouts!

Claire Guidas If you can already swim laps and would like to socialize with others while you improve your skills, feel free to try a few SaddleBrooke Swim Club workouts for free before joining the club ($20 per year). Swimmers of all abilities (fitness to competitive) are welcome, and many time slots are currently offered…

Swim Club Has Something for Everyone!

Claire Guidas Don’t know how to swim? Can swim one length of the pool but want to learn some better techniques to start lap swimming? Able to swim laps but want to swim with others to socialize and/or get in better shape? We have an option that’s just right for you! SaddleBrooke Swim Club offers…

Swim Club Offering Free October Swim Clinic

Does this sound like you? “It’s been years since I swam, but I sure would like to swim laps for exercise (insert weight loss, injury rehab, or strength), but, oh, I am soooo out of shape and my strokes need work! If this sounds like you, the six-session free Swim Club clinic is your answer. The…

Swim Club Produces a Bumper Crop of Masters All-Americans

Dick Kreutzen It’s not unusual for the SaddleBrooke Swim Club to produce several All-American swimmers each season, but the club produced a bumper crop of All-Americans during the U.S. Masters Swimmers (USMS) short-course-yards 2021 season. The USMS awards All-American status to individuals who achieved the national best time in their age group for an individual…

What Is the SaddleBrooke Swim Club All About?

Elizabeth Henley Service The club has raised money for several other clubs and activities here in SaddleBrooke, including pickleball, softball, the dog park, and the multi-use court behind DesertView. We have donated equipment to the San Manuel high school swim team, and one of our members coached there for several years. Several members still donate…

Swim Club Coach Doug Springer Retiring After 17 Years

Early Sierra Vista Senior Olympics swim meet

Karin Bivens When Doug Springer moved to SaddleBrooke in 2003, there was a small group of swimmers, assisted by former SaddleBrooke resident and champion swimmer Sally Bolar, competing in the  local Senior Olympics. Doug offered to help coach us. We were swimming at the SaddleBrooke One lap pool, the only 25-yard lap pool in SaddleBrooke at…

Swim Club Hosts Its First Relay Meet in SaddleBrooke

Both volunteers and participants enjoyed the sunny swim meet.

Lynne Vieth and Terese Butler Saturday, Feb. 8 dawned sunny and windless to the relief of those members of the SaddleBrooke Masters Swim Team who were about to participate in the Southern Arizona Masters Relay Meet. If you were riding a stationary bike or jogging on the treadmill in the DesertView Fitness Center at noon,…

Swim Club is Offering Free March Swim Clinic

Terese Butler Six sessions: Wednesdays and Fridays 10-11 a.m. at the DesertView Pool. Dates: March 11-27 Develop strength, flexibility, and aerobic conditioning,while losing weight and rehabilitating injuries. The “Let’s Swim” clinic focuses on stroke technique and conditioning in a fun, supportive environment. It is designed to give residents that would like to start lap swimming for exercise the…