Tag: Swimming

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…

Come Join Us in the Pool

Stuart Watkins SaddleBrooke One offers water aerobics at 7 and 8 a.m. each morning. The only fee is a lifetime membership of $5. This covers the CDs and machines that have to be bought and replaced every now and then. Sometimes there are 25 to 30 members in the pool listening to the tapes, exercising (of course), and…

SaddleBrooke Swimmers Win State Championship Meet

Due to great team effort, the SaddleBrooke Masters won another State Championship swim meet up in Tempe on Nov. 20 and 21. It was close, with only 22 points between first and second place. Every swim was important in securing this victory. SaddleBrooke had 37 swimmers, and we competed against 254 different swimmers from 43 different…

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…