Southwest Swim Club (SSC)
is a non-profit, competitive swimming organization for area
swimmers of all ages. SSC was established in 1969 by Con and Marcy
Eckstrom under the name of Marshall Meters Swim Club and has been
growing ever since. SSC has membership with USA Swimming and is
governed by Minnesota Swimming Inc. (MSI).
Swimming is an individual
sport where EVERYONE participates. The focus of SSC is to have fun,
to promote water safety, and to develop and improve the ability and
technique of the 4 basic strokes of competitive swimming
(freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly). While not
mandatory, participation in competitive swim meets is encouraged
for swimmers to set goals and realize their improvement. SSC is
nota learn-to-swim program.
SSC is a parent-run,
volunteer organization. SSC is managed by its Board of Directors.
Monthly board meetings are open and all parents are encouraged to
attend. This is the best place to address any concerns and
offer any input to improving the club.