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Jan 17, 2022 - Weekly Update
Jan 14, 2022 - IMPORTANT: NO SSC Practice TODAY (1/14/2022)
Due to the Marshall Public Schools and SMSU Campus being closed today (1/14/2022), there will be NO SSC swim practice tonight. Below is a workout if your swimmer has access to a pool on this snowy da...
Jan 11, 2022 - Weekly Update
Dec 10, 2021 - IMPORTANT: NO SSC Practice TODAY (12/10)
Southwest Swim Club will NOT have practice TODAY (12/10) as Marshall Public School and SMSU has closed due to the weather. Stay safe and warm!!!
Nov 4, 2021 - IMPORTANT: Mustang Drive & Locker Rooms Closed TODAY - 11/4/2021
Swim Families ~ There are multiple sporting events (playoffs) happening at SMSU TONIGHT , Thursday, November 4. Mustang Drive is blocked off in both direction and part of the locker rooms (boys and g...
Oct 7, 2021 - REMINDER: Only 3 more days left to purchase SSC apparel
SSC has worked with AP Designs to put together a team apparel site. Apparel can be purchased through Sunday, October 10 . Once the site closes, AP Designs will NOT accept orders. If you are inte...
Sep 9, 2021 - REMINDER: Grape Picking Friday (9/10) and Saturday (9/11)
SSCs annual Fall fundraiser is happening this weekend! GRAPE PICKING! What is involved? Four fun filled hours of grape picking fun at local vineyard in Cottonwood. SSC will be picking grapes on ...
Aug 25, 2021 - Grape Picking 2021
SSCs annual Fall fundraiser is almost here. GRAPE PICKING! What is involved? Four fun filled hours of grape picking fun at local vineyard in Cottonwood. SSC will be picking grapes on Friday, S...
Jul 19, 2021 - Weekly Update - Last Day of Swim Practice is Thursday, July 22
SSC had an AWESOME time at the 2021 SD State B Championships in Huron SD this past week. Out of 18 events, our swimmers had 8 personal bests and 4 top 8 finishes. This weekend the 2021 SD State Cham...
Jul 12, 2021 - Weekly Update
Jul 5, 2021 - Weekly Update
Jun 21, 2021 - Weekly Update
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle SSC had an AWESOME time this weekend in Aberdeen SD at the 2021 ASC Summer Highpoint meet. Our swimmers pos...
Jun 14, 2021 - Weekly Update
“A huge part of swimming for me is I love it, and it is so much fun.” – Missy Franklin Our SSC swimmers were on FIRE this past weekend in Watertown SD. Keep those personal bests coming!!! This co...
Jun 8, 2021 - Weekly Update
“It all stems from the love of the sport. If you love this sport, you love competing, you love getting in the pool, and you love putting yourself out there…when you’re having FUN, you’re at your BEST...
Jun 1, 2021 - Weekly Update
“There’s a thrill when you have a hard set, a rugged workout, and you feel it, and you take it, and you go beyond it.” – Tracy Caulkins The Too Cool for the Outdoor Pool meet is being held in Wate...
May 24, 2021 - Weekly Update
“It’s focusing on the little steps along the way. It’s having a great practice tomorrow morning and trying to improve in those two hours, then moving on and having a great day. It’s really like ha...
May 17, 2021 - Weekly Update
May 10, 2021 - Weekly Update
May 3, 2021 - Weekly Update
You have to learn from adversity and learn how to turn obstacles to your advantage. – Catherine Kase 2021 Ready for Long Course. The 2021 Ready for Long Course meet will be held on May 14-16 in Siou...
Apr 26, 2021 - Weekly Update
Focusing on everything you’re doing keeps you in the moment, helps you get through practice, and most importantly helps you achieve your goals. – Natalie Coughlin 2021 Ready for Long Course. The 202...
Apr 15, 2021 - Welcome Back Swimmers!!!
Welcome Back Swimmers!!! Our 2021 Spring/Summer season will start on Monday, April 19. Our practice schedule is listed below. Please note that the Minnow and Polliwog practice times have shifted b...
Mar 22, 2021 - Last Day of Practice/Pizza Party!!! - Tuesday, March 23
SSC’s last day of practice will be Tuesday, March 23 . SSC will have a Pizza Party/Open Swim at the SMSU pool from 5-6:30pm for ALL SSC swimmers. Please RSVP to Coach Connie by Noon on March 23 i...
Mar 15, 2021 - Weekly Update - NO SSC Practice TODAY (3/15)
NO SSC practice TODAY, Monday, March 15 , as the SMSU Campus is CLOSED due to weather. Be safe and warm!!! Also, SSC will NOT have practice on Friday, March 19, as SMSU Pool is unavailable due to...
Mar 10, 2021 - Weekly Update
Mar 2, 2021 - March Madness Meet is TODAY starting at 5:45pm
The March Madness Meet live stream can be viewed at: SSC March Madness Fun Meet - YouTube . The meet starts at 5:45pm.
Mar 1, 2021 - SSC Weekly Update
Feb 22, 2021 - Weekly Update
The 2021 SD 13 & Over State Championships and 2021 SD 12 & Under State Championships will be held over the next two weekends. SSC has 8 swimmers participating in these championships meets. AWESOM...
Feb 15, 2021 - Weekly Update
Feb 8, 2021 - Weekly Update
“Grit is that ‘extra something’ that separates the most successful people from the rest. It’s the passion, perseverance, and stamina that we must channel in order to stick with our dreams until they ...
Feb 5, 2021 - IMPORTANT: Locker Rooms Closed TODAY - 2/5/2021
For those swim groups practicing tonight (Dolphins & Sharks), the locker rooms will be CLOSED as there are basketball games at SMSU. Swimmers will NOT be allowed in the locker rooms for any reason. ...
Feb 1, 2021 - Weekly Update
“You can’t play swimming. Every day, every practice, we have to push ourselves beyond what we think possible.” – Cullen Jones IMPORTANT: SSC will be hosting a mini-fun meet tomorrow, February 2, fro...
Jan 27, 2021 - SSC Winter Fun Meet - February 2
Good Morning, SSC is holding a Winter Fun Meet on February 2 during normal swim practice times. ALL swimmers are welcome to particpate and should be at the pool at 5pm and will be done around 7pm. U...
Jan 25, 2021 - Weekly Update
“Grit is that ‘extra something’ that separates the most successful people from the rest. It’s the passion, perseverance, and stamina that we must channel in order to stick with our dreams until they ...
Jan 18, 2021 - Weekly Update
“If you can’t fly, then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” – Martin Luther King Jr. IMPORTANT: The 2021 Dakota Ripti...
Jan 15, 2021 - SSC Practice CHANGE TODAY (1/15/2021)
Sharks/Dolphins, The SMSU Campus is closed TODAY (1/15) due to the weather. SSC will be moving their practice from SMSU to the YMCA from 5-6:30pm. However, we will have limited pool space so please ...
Jan 14, 2021 - SSC Practice cancelled TODAY (1/14/2021)
There will be NO SSC practice TODAY, January 14, due to the upcoming blizzard warning and the SMSU campus closing at 3pm, Stay Safe and Warm! Coach Connie.
Jan 11, 2021 - Weekly Update
“Nothing will work unless you do.” – Mary Angelou Congrats to our swimmer who attended the 2021 WASC Highpoint meet in Watertown, SD this weekend. Out of 28 individual events, SSC had 16 personal bes...
Jan 8, 2021 - Upcoming Swim Meets
The following upcoming meets are available for registration on our website. If interested, please register or let Coach Connie know about your interested before the registration deadline. 2021 SFST J...
Jan 7, 2021 - REMINDER: Practice changes for TODAY, January 7th
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Jan 4, 2021 - Weekly Update - Welcome Back Swimmers
WELCOME BACK SWIMMERS!!! We are so excited to start swim practices again in 2021! IMPORTANT: On Thursday, January 7 th , the SMSU Women’s swim team is having a dual meet at the SMSU pool. The Polli...
Dec 30, 2020 - SSC Starts Practice on Monday, January 4th
Great News! SSC is ready to start practicing in 2021. SSC WILL start normal practice times at the SMSU pool on Monday, January 4. Practice groups/times are as follows: Polliwog: Monday/Wednesday ...
Dec 28, 2020 - Happy Holidays!
SSC Families ~ Happy Holidays! SSC is making arrangements to be back in the pool on Monday, January 4th. Please watch your email later this week with the schedule & COVID-19 guidelines. Also, we have...
Nov 20, 2020 - IMPORANT: MN COVID-19 Dial Back Plan and Impact to SSC
Swim Families ~ With the new MN COVID-19 dial back plan that becomes effective tonight (11/20) at 11:59pm, SSC will NOT be practicing from November 23– December 18. Our tentative start date will be M...
Nov 16, 2020 - Weekly Update
"What you do today can improve all your tomorrows." - Ralph Marston IMPORTANT: PRACTICE CHANGE: The Dolphin/Shark practice on Friday (11/20) will be from 4-5:30pm as SMSU Women’s swim team will ha...
Nov 13, 2020 - IMPORTANT: COVID-19 Update & Guidelines
With the Marshall Public School switching to Distance Learning this week, I thought I would send a quick note to let you know SSC plans and remind you of our COVID-19 guidelines. SSC WILL continue t...
Nov 9, 2020 - Weekly Update
Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. – Arthur Ashe The 2020 BSC Autumn Invitational was held in Brookings SD this past weekend and SSC had 12 athletes participating in 53 individua...
Nov 2, 2020 - Weekly Update
Oct 28, 2020 - Weekly Update
Oct 19, 2020 - Weekly Update
Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. – Lou Holtz IMPORTANT. SSC has been invited to 2 swim meets in November. YEAH!!! ...
Oct 14, 2020 - Weekly Update
Success in swimming comes when you simply refuse to give up, with goals so strong that obstacles, failure, and loss only act as motivation. - Unknown Welcome MEA week!!! SSC will be holding practice ...
Oct 12, 2020 - Reminder: NO SSC Practice on Monday (10/12) and Tuesday (10/13)
SSC will NOT have practice TODAY, Monday (10/12) and Tuesday (10/13). Sorry for the late notice however, both coaches will be out of town for a funeral. SSC has added a practice on Friday, October 16...
Oct 6, 2020 - IMPORTANT: SSC Updated Practice Schedule
SSC will NOT have practice on Monday (10/12) and Tuesday (10/13). Sorry for the late notice however, both coaches will be out of town those days for a funeral. SSC has added a practice on Friday, Oct...
Oct 5, 2020 - Weekly Update
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. – Michael Jordan WOW! What a great start of the season. We have 24 swimmers back in the pool and hope to have more join us in the next m...
Sep 30, 2020 - Weekly Update
Sep 22, 2020 - Weekly Update
There is no substitute for hard work. – Thomas A. Edison SSC is off to a great 2020-21 swim season! It was WONDERFUL to see both old and new swimmers in the pool. Last night, we had a great first ...
Sep 17, 2020 - 2020-21 Fall/Winter Season - IMPORTANT INFORMATOIN
Sep 12, 2020 - FINAL Day of Grape Picking!!!
TODAY, Septemeber 12, is the FINAL day of grape picking. YEAH!!! We are starting at 8am and would like to be done by 2pm so if you are signed up for the afternoon and are available to come earlier i...
Sep 11, 2020 - TODAY is the day...SSC Grape Picking!
It's Here!!! Grape Picking!!! Hope to see you there... SSC will be picking grapes TODAY, September 11, from 8am - 8pm and TOMORROW, September 12, from 8am - 4pm (or until all the grapes have been ...
Sep 8, 2020 - REMINDER: Annual SSC's Fall Fundraiser - Grape Picking
Just a reminder... SSCs annual Fall fundraiser is almost here. GRAPE PICKING! What is involved? Four fun filled hours of grape picking fun at local vineyard in Cottonwood. SSC will be picking gr...
Aug 26, 2020 - Grape Picking 2020 - September 11-12
PLEASE NOTE THE DATE CHANGE FROM WHAT WAS ORIGINALLY COMMUNICATED . SSCs annual Fall fundraiser is almost here. GRAPE PICKING! What is involved? Four fun filled hours of grape picking fun at loc...
Aug 17, 2020 - It's a wrap! 2020 Summer season completion and upcoming events
Our 2020 Summer season ended this past Friday, August 14. We are so thankful to be able to have a season during this COVID-19 pandemic. We had so much FUN at the end of the season fun meet last week...
Aug 9, 2020 - Great News! SSC End of the Season Intrasquad Meet
SSC Families ~ We have some great news to share. We were able to reserve the SMSU swimming pool for an intrasquad "fun" meet on Wednesday, August 12. Since we just received approval for this event...
Jul 21, 2020 - Weekly Update - COVID-19 Screening Signups
Happy Tuesday!!! "Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do." - John Wooden We need your help! Every practice day we need to screen swimmers coming into the pool area according ...
Jul 2, 2020 - Happy 4th of July!!!
SSC Families ~ A quick update before we enter into the 4th of July weekend. SSC will NOT have practice TODAY, July 3, for ALL practice group. Enjoy your extended Holiday weekend!!! Still looking for...
Jun 29, 2020 - COVID-19 Screening Volunteers and July 3
Oh my...it's almost the 4th of July...just a few notes I forgot to include in yesterday's update... The dolphin/minnows group (7-8pm) will NOT have practice on Friday, July 3rd. The shark group (5-...
Jun 28, 2020 - SSC Weekly Update - Minnows/Dolpin Start
SSC Families ~ SSC is off to a great start this summer! Our Sharks and older Dophins have been practicing for 3 weeks already from 5-7pm, Monday - Friday. NOTE: IF your swimmer is a Dolphin and has...
Jun 15, 2020 - COVID-19 Screening Volunteers
Parents, We need your help! Every practice day we need to screen swimmers coming into the pool area according to COVID-19 guidelines. This involves taking a swimmers temperature and asking them a qu...
Jun 5, 2020 - COVID-19 Update - Back to the Pool!!!
Greetings SSC Families The SSC coaches and Board of Directors are pleased to announce that our athletes can begin a phased re-entry into the pool starting Monday, June 8th. SSC coaches and board membe...
Apr 20, 2020 - SSC COVID-19 Update
SSC Swim Families ~ I hope all is well with your families during this time of uncertainty. As today would have been the first day of our Spring/Summer season, I would like to give you a quick update ...
Mar 6, 2020 - REMINDER: SSC Pool Party on Tuesday, March 10
REMINDER: SSC is hosting an end of the season pool party from 5:30-7pm on Tuesday, March 10, at the SMSU pool for swimmers and their familes. Pizza and drinks will be provided. Please RSVP by Mond...
Mar 2, 2020 - Weekly Update
The ultimate goal should be doing your best and enjoying it. – Peggy Fleming CONGRATULATIONS to all Achievement Championship and Regional Championships swimmers. You were AWESOME! SSC had 8 athlete...
Feb 24, 2020 - Weekly Update
Winning is not a sometime thing, it’s an all the time thing. You don’t do things right once in a while. You do them right all the time. – Vince Lombardi IMPORTANT End of the Year Reminders: The las...
Feb 17, 2020 - Weekly Update
Champions don’t become champions when they win an event, but in the hours, weeks, months, and years they spend preparing for it. – Michael Jordan IMPORTANT End of the Year Reminders: The last day to ...
Feb 12, 2020 - No SSC Practice Today (2/12/2020)
NO SSC practice TODAY (2/12/2020) due to the high winds, cold temps, Marshall Public Schools and SMSU Campus closed, AND mainly because of the very yucky weather we are having today. Please stay safe...
Feb 10, 2020 - Weekly Update
Feb 3, 2020 - Weekly Update
“…you can’t play swimming…every day, every practice we have to push ourselves beyond what we think possible!” – Cullen Jones REMINDER: The WASC Qualifying Meet is February 15-16 in Watertown SD at...
Jan 27, 2020 - Weekly Update
“To believe in yourself and to follow your dreams… This is success!” – Sasha Azevedo SSC Practice Schedule. Sun – 1/26 Mon – 1/27 Tues – 1/28 Wed – 1/29 Thurs – 1/30 Fri – 1/31 Sat – 2/1 No Practice ...
Jan 20, 2020 - Weekly Update
“Success seems to be connected to action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton Upcoming Swim Meets. The SFST Winter Invite will be held in Sio...
Jan 17, 2020 - No SSC Practice on Friday, January 17
Jan 14, 2020 - Weekly Update
“You can always get better.” – Carson Palmer SSC Practice Schedule. Sun – 1/12 Mon – 1/13 Tues – 1/14 Wed – 1/15 Thurs – 1/16 Fri – 1/17 Sat – 1/18 No Practice Minnow: 6pm-7pm Dolphin: 5-6:30pm Shark...
Jan 6, 2020 - Weekly Update
“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Brault Upcoming Swim Meets. The SFST Winter Invite will be held in Sioux Falls, SD on Janua...
Dec 30, 2019 - Weekly Update
“Excellence is not a singular act but a habit. You are what you do repeatedly.” – Shaquille O’Neal SSC Practice Schedule . On Tuesday (12/31), SSC will be having a New Year’s Eve party for our S...
Dec 23, 2019 - Weekly Update
The difference between who you ARE and who you WANT TO BE is the work you put in. SSC Practice Schedule . Please review our practice schedule below for when Holiday practices will be held. NOTE: A...
Dec 16, 2019 - Weekly Update
Success isn’t something that just happens – success is learned, success is practiced, and then it is shared. – Sparky Anderson THANK YOU! Thanks to all the parents, family, and friends who helped to...
Dec 9, 2019 - Weekly Update
Dec 2, 2019 - Weekly Update
Success isn’t the way to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you’re doing, and you work hard you will be successful. IMPORTANT: Our annual Beat the Blizzard swim meet wi...
Nov 27, 2019 - No SSC Practice on Wednesday, November 27
With the Marshall Public Schools closing due to the weather, there will be NO SSC practice on Wednesday, November 27. Have a save, warm, and very Happy Thanksgiving weekend!!!
Nov 26, 2019 - SSC will have swim practice TONIGHT, November 26
SSC will have practice TONIGHT, November 26. Please be safe and warm.
Nov 25, 2019 - Weekly Update
Confidence is everything. From there, it’s a small step to winning. – Craig Stadler IMPORTANT: SSC will NOT have practice on Thursday, November 28 . Polliwogs will have practice on Monday, Novemb...
Nov 18, 2019 - Weekly Update
A trophy carries dust. Memories last forever. – Mary Lou Retton IMPORTANT: Practice times will be changing TODAY, November 18 for the remainder of the season. If you have any questions on the ne...
Nov 10, 2019 - Weekly Update
Success isn’t something that just happens – success is learned, success is practiced, and then it is shared. – Sparky Anderson IMPORTANT: Practice times will be changing on Monday, November 18 for...
Nov 4, 2019 - SSC Weekly Update
Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan. – Tom Landry IMPORTANT: If interested in attending the Mantas Wishbone Invite N...
Oct 28, 2019 - Weekly Update
The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure. – Vince Lombardi IMPORTANT: If interested in attending the Brookings SC Invitational meet on November 8-10, please cont...
Oct 21, 2019 - SSC Weekly Update
A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents and works his tail off to develop them into skills. REMINDER. Deadline for the Brookings SC Invitational meet on November 8-10 is this Sunda...
Oct 14, 2019 - SSC Weekly Update
Oct 7, 2019 - SSC Weekly Update
Sep 30, 2019 - SSC Weekly Update
Success is not final; failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts. - Winston Churchill Our SSC swimmers worked VERY hard last week and I’m excited for week #2. Bring it on swimmer...
Sep 24, 2019 - SSC Weekly Update
Sep 18, 2019 - IMPORTANT: Grape Picking Fundraiser
SSCs annual Fall fundraiser is HERE !!! GRAPE PICKING! SSC will be picking grapes on Friday, Sept ember 20, from 8am - 8pm and Saturday, Septemer 21, from 8am - Noon . This has been a VERY s...
Sep 3, 2019 - SSC's Annual Grape Picking Fundraiser
SSC's annual Fall fundraiser is almost here. GRAPE PICKING! What is involved? Four fun filled hours of grape picking fun at local vineyard in Cottonwood. SSC will be picking grapes on Friday, ...
Jul 23, 2019 - Weekly Update
Jul 15, 2019 - Weekly Update
"Always make a total effort, even when the odds are against you." – Arnold Palmer IMPORTANT: Please have any unpaid account balances paid by Thursday, July 18. Checks can be made payable to SSC. Ch...
Jul 8, 2019 - Weekly Update
Jul 1, 2019 - Weekly Update
Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose. – G.K. Nielson IMPORTANT: SSC will be hosting the annual Chocolate Challenge on July 17 th . The event is a “fun” ...
Jun 28, 2019 - NO SSC Practice TODAY, Friday, June 28
Reminder: SSC will NOT have swim practice TODAY, Friday, June 28, for the Sharks/Dolphins. Our swimmers are heading to Mankato for the annual Red, White, and Blue Invite. Competition begins tonight!...
Jun 24, 2019 - Weekly Update
Let your smile change the world but never let the world change your smile. IMPORTANT: Eight SSC swimmers will compete in the Red, White, and Blue Invite this weekend in Mankato, MN. In addition, S...
Jun 17, 2019 - Weekly Update
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts. IMPORTANT: Two SSC swimmers will compete in the 38 th Annual Milbank Invite this Saturday, June 22. Best Wishes!!! #watchSSC...
Jun 10, 2019 - Weekly Update
“Limits like fears are often just an illusion.” - Michael Jordan IMPORTANT: SSC competed in their first swim meet of the season this weekend, June 7-9, in Brookings SD. Congratulations to Finley,...
Jun 2, 2019 - Weekly Update
You were born to win, although to be a winner, you much plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win. IMPORTANT: Optional morning practices for Dolphin/Shark groups begin on Monday, 6/3, from 6...
May 28, 2019 - Weekly Update
“The best and most beautiful things in life cannot be seen, not touched, but are felt in the heart.” – Helen Keller CANCELLED: Our annual spring swim meet, The Beat the Heat , is CANCELLED due to a...
May 25, 2019 - NO SSC Swim Practice on Monday, May 27
SSC will NOT have swim practice on Monday, May 27. Enjoy your Memorial Day weekend!!!
May 20, 2019 - Weekly Update
“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best.” – Tim Duncan IMPORTANT: Our annual spring swim meet, The Beat the Heat , will be held on June 2 at th...
May 13, 2019 - Weekly Update
“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt SSC Practice Schedule. Sun – 5/12 Mon – 5/13 Tues – 5/14 Wed – 5/15 Thurs – 5/16 Fri – 5/17 Sat – 5/18 No P...
May 6, 2019 - Weekly Update
Laughter and Love are priceless gifts, so live with passion – Laugh & Love as much as you breathe! Upcoming Meets. Our annual spring swim meet, The Beat the Heat , will be held on June 2 at the S...
May 2, 2019 - No SSC Practice on Friday, May 3
Apr 29, 2019 - Weekly Update
Sports do not build character…they reveal it. – John Wooden Special shootout to our swim families for hosting our booth at the Healthy and Green Living Expo. Thanks for all you do!!! Upcoming Meets. ...
Apr 22, 2019 - Are you READY to get your SWIM on?
Are you READY to get your SWIM on ? SSC is gearing up for another GREAT swim season! #watchSSCShine Important: Swim tryouts will be held TODAY, April 22, 2019 from 6-7pm at the SMSU pool.Swimmers...
Mar 4, 2019 - End of the Season Update & Fundraising Opportunity
“If there is a dream or a goal that you want you have to go for it 100%. Give all you have for the goals that you have.” – Alia Atkinson What a GREAT end to an AWESOME season! SSC had 2 athletes comp...
Feb 25, 2019 - Weekly Update
Focusing on everything that you’re doing keeps you in the moment, helps you get through practice and, most importantly, helps you achieve your goals. - Natalie Coughlin Important: Southwest Swim Club ...
Feb 20, 2019 - SSC WILL have swim practice TODAY, February 20
Southwest Swim Club will have swim practice TODAY, Wednesday, February 20 at the SMSU pool for all swim groups at their regular times. Since the Marshall Public Schools was closed today, please use yo...
Feb 18, 2019 - Weekly Update
Believe in your dreams, and they may come true; believe in yourself, and it WILL come true. Important: SSC has 2 swimmers competing at the Minnesota Achievement Championships (MACs) in Alexandria, M...
Feb 14, 2019 - SSC will have swim practice TODAY, Thursday, February 14
SSC will be having swim practice TODAY, Thursday, February 14 at the SMSU pool for all swim groups at their regular times. Since the Marshall Public Schools was closed today, please use your best jud...
Feb 12, 2019 - SSC WILL have swim practice TODAY, Tuesday, February 12
SSC will be having swim practice TODAY, Tuesday, February 12 at the SMSU pool for all swim groups at their regular times. Since the Marshall Public Schools was closed today, please use your best judg...
Feb 11, 2019 - Weekly Update
Feb 7, 2019 - Weather Announcements: NO SSC Practice on Thursday, February 7
Feb 6, 2019 - WEATHER ANNOUNCEMENT: NO SSC Practice on Wednesday, February 6
Due to the Marshall Public School closing, there will be NO SSC practice tonight, Wednesday, February 6. Please be SAFE and WARM!!! Workout for Sharks: Warm-up: 400 Choice 16x25 Drill, Choice on :45 ...
Feb 5, 2019 - WEATHER ANNOUNCEMENT: NO SSC practice on Tuesday, February 5
IMPORTANT: SSC practice is cancelled for Tuesday, February 5. Please stay safe and warm!
Feb 4, 2019 - Weekly Update
Jan 29, 2019 - NO SSC Practice TUESDAY (1/29) and WEDNESDAY (1/30)
Jan 28, 2019 - NO Practice TODAY (1/28)
Jan 28, 2019 - Weekly Update
Jan 21, 2019 - Weekly Update
“The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” – Vince Lombardi Impo...
Jan 16, 2019 - NO SSC Practice on Friday (1/18/2019)
SSC will NOT have practice this Friday, January 18, for the Dolphin and Shark groups. If your swimmer can make it to the YMCA pool, below is a workout for them. Please let Coach Connie now if you ha...
Jan 14, 2019 - Weekly Update
“If you can BELIEVE it, the mind can ACHIEVE it.” – Ronnie Lott Important: SSC has 1 swimmer attending the Foxjet Winter Invite at the U of M this weekend. #watchSSCshine The 2019 Mantas Penguin In...
Jan 7, 2019 - Weekly Update
“The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.” – Tommy Lasorda Reminders: The 2019 Optimist High Point Meet in Watertown SD is this weekend, January 12-13....
Dec 31, 2018 - Weekly Update
“Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.” – Oprah Winfrey Reminders: SSC will NOT have practice on New Year’s Eve (12/31) and New Year’s Day (1/1/2019). Have a Safe and Happy...
Dec 27, 2018 - No SSC Practice tonight (12/27)
Due to the weather, SSC will NOT have practice TONIGHT (12/27). Please have a SAFE evening.
Dec 24, 2018 - Merry Christmas
“Happy Christmas to All, and to All a Good Night!” – Santa Claus Reminders: SSC will NOT have practice on Christmas Eve (12/24), Christmas (12/25), New Year’s Eve (12/31), and New Year’s Day (1/1/201...
Dec 19, 2018 - Weekly Update
“Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” – Bo Jackson Reminders: SSC will NOT have practice on Christmas Eve (12/24), Christmas (12/25), New Year’s Eve (12/31), and New Year’s Day (1...
Dec 10, 2018 - Weekly Update
“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” - Thomas Edison Reminders: Please make sure your swimmers are dressed appropriately fo...
Dec 3, 2018 - Weekly Update
THANK YOU to family and friends who volunteered their time and talents to make our annual Beat the Blizzard swim meet a success. Our swimmers had LOTS of FUN and swam MANY personal bests. R...
Nov 26, 2018 - Weekly Update
“Good, Better, Best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best.” – St. Jerome REMINDER. Beat the Blizzard planning meeting at the SMSU pool TONIGHT, November 26, from 6-6:...
Nov 19, 2018 - Weekly Update
“A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.” – Cicero Important Reminders: Practice times will change TODAY (11/19) for the Dolphin and Shark groups ...
Nov 12, 2018 - Weekly Update
“In order to SUCCEED, we must first believe that we can.” – Nikos Kazantzakis Important Reminders: 2018 Mantas Wishbone Invite is on Sunday, November 18 in Mankato, MN.Let’s Rock the Pool swimmers!#w...
Nov 5, 2018 - Weekly Update
“Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.” – George Halas Important Reminders: Swimmer registration deadline for the Mantas Wishbone Invite is TODAY (11/5) . Marshall Tigers Girls Swim & Dive a...
Oct 29, 2018 - Weekly Update
Swimming drives me forward and teaches me the meaning of discipline and hard word. – Jennifer Medina Important Reminders: SSC will NOT have practice on Halloween (Wednesday, 10/31). Registration dead...
Oct 23, 2018 - Weekly Update
Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better. – Pat Riley The MHS Tiger’s Swim & Dive team will be dueling St. Peter this Friday (10/26) during their last regular season swim meet ...
Oct 15, 2018 - Weekly Update
Sometimes me think, “What is a Friend?”, and then me say, “Friend is someone to share the last cookie with.” – Cookie Monster Practice Schedule. Sun – 10/14 Mon – 10/15 Tues – 10/16 Wed – 10/17 Thu...
Oct 8, 2018 - Weekly Update
I only fear NOT trying. Practice Schedule. Sun – 10/7 Mon – 10/8 Tues – 10/9 Wed – 10/10 Thurs – 10/11 Fri – 10/12 Sat – 10/13 No Practice Polliwog: 6-6:45pm Minnow: 6-7pm Dolphin: 6-7:30pm ...
Oct 1, 2018 - Weekly Update
“So many people along the way, whatever it is you aspire to do, will tell you it can’t be done. But all it takes is imagination. You dream. You plan. You reach. There will be obstacles. There will be...
Sep 25, 2018 - REMINDER: NO SSC practice TONIGHT (9/25)
REMINDER: NO SSC swim practice TONIGHT (9/25). MHS Girls Swim and Dive team will be dualing Willmar tonight. Meet starts at 6pm at the SMSU pool. Come out and cheer on our Marshall Tigers!!!
Sep 24, 2018 - Weekly Update
EVERY accomplishment starts with the decision to TRY . SSC is off to a great 2018-19 swim season! It’s WONDERFUL to see both old and new swimmers in the pool. #watchSSCShine NOTE. No practice...
Sep 17, 2018 - Weekly Update
Are you READY to get your SWIM on ? SSC is gearing up for another GREAT swim season! #watchSSCShine SSC Swim Tryouts. Swim tryouts will be held Monday, September 17, 2017 from 6-7pm at the SMSU...
Sep 12, 2018 - Grape Picking Fundraiser and Start of New Season
SSC Families ~ Just want to send a special shoutout to all swimmers, families, and friends that helped us pick grapes this past weekend. This is one of our major fundraisers and by sharing your time ...
Aug 17, 2018 - Grape Picking
SSCs annual Fall fundraiser is almost here. GRAPE PICKING! What is involved? Four hours of grape picking fun at local vineyard in Cottonwood. SSC will be picking grapes on Friday, Sept ember 7...
Jul 16, 2018 - Weekly Update
"At the start of each day, I remind myself, my toughest opponent is in the mirror." - Ryan Lochte "Two SSC swimmers participated in the Minnesota Achievement Championships in New Prague, MN this past ...
Jul 13, 2018 - 2018 Chocolate Challenge
The 2018 Chocolate Challenge is located in Montevideo MN onTuesday, July 17 . The event is a “fun” swim meet between the Montevideo Swim Club and SSC. The meet will be held at the Montevideo Hi...
Jul 2, 2018 - Weekly Update
Jun 25, 2018 - Weekly Update
The Southwest Swim Club attended the Red, White, and Blue Invite in Mankato, MN, this past week. SSC had 24 personal bests, 16 Top 8 finishes, 2 new “C” times, 2 new “B” times, and 1 new “A” time! #...
Jun 18, 2018 - Weekly Update
You won’t succeed; unless you try…you won’t try, if you don’t believe…if you don’t believe, nothing will ever happen. NEVER GIVE UP! Upcoming Meets. The SFST Scheel’s Independence Day Invitation...
Jun 11, 2018 - Weekly Update
SSC was on fire this past weekend in Brookings, SD. Out of 64 individual events, our swimmers had 48 personal bests, 41 top 8 finishes, 4 event champions, and 1 overall High Point champion. OUTSTAND...
Jun 4, 2018 - Weekly Update
SSC was rocking the pool this past Saturday in Watertown SD. Out of 8 individual events, our swimmers swam a total of 4 personal bests. OUTSTANDING! SSC will have 9 swimmers competing in the Broo...
May 29, 2018 - Weekly Update
SSC has 2 swimmers participating in the Too Cool for the Outdoor Pool meet located in Watertown, SD on June 2. AWESOME! Let’s Rock the Pool swimmers! Upcoming Meets. The Brookings Highpoint I...
May 21, 2018 - Weekly Update
Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You've got to keep going. – Chantal Sutherland Upcoming Meets . The Too Co...
May 14, 2018 - Weekly Update
Swim Hard. Dream Big. #watchSSCShine Upcoming Meets . The Too Cool for the Outdoor Pool meet is located in Watertown, SD on June 2. The meet will be held at Prairie Lakes Wellness Center. The m...
May 7, 2018 - Weekly Update
SSC hosted the first annual Beat the Heat Invite yesterday at the SMSU pool. What an AWESOME meet! Our swimmers had lots of personal bests and lots of FUN. Special shout out to Grace, Laurel, and...
May 1, 2018 - Weekly Update
It’s Meet Week! SSC is hosting the first annual Beat the Heat swim meet this Sunday, May 6, at the SMSU pool. Awesome! Swimmers should be at the pool by 11am on Sunday for warm-ups. Please wat...
Apr 23, 2018 - Weekly Update
Your character is more important than how good you are at the sport. Your athleticism is only temporary, but your character, the type of person you are, lasts forever. Be Compassionate. Be Grateful...
Apr 16, 2018 - Weekly Update
Are you READY to get your SWIM on ? SSC is gearing up for another GREAT swim season! #watchSSCShine SSC Swim Tryouts. Swim tryouts will be held TODAY, April 16, 2018 from 6-7pm at the SMSU pool...
Apr 11, 2018 - Weekly Update
Are you READY to get your SWIM on ? SSC is gearing up for another GREAT swim season! #watchSSCShine SSC Swim Tryouts. Swim tryouts will be held Monday, April 16, 2018 from 6-7pm at the SMSU poo...
Mar 15, 2018 - SSC End-Of-Year Celebration Potluck TODAY (3/15)
Join us for the SSC End-Of-Year Celebration Potluck TODAY (3/15) from 6-7:30pm at the Marshall Area YMCA!!! Hope to see you there! We’ve had another great 2017-18 Winter Season and want to acknowledge...
Mar 6, 2018 - IMPORTANT: No SSC Practice/Meet on Tuesday March 6
SSC will NOT be having practice/mini meet TODAY, March 6 , due to the weather. SSC we will be hosting the mini FUN swim meet Thursday, March 8 . Warm-up will be from 5:30-6pm and the meet will ...
Mar 5, 2018 - Weekly Update - No Practice/Meet on Monday, March 5
IMPORTANT: SSC will NOT have practice/meet TODAY, March 5, due to the weather. SSC we will be hosting the mini FUN swim meet TOMORROW, March 6. Warm-up will be from 5:30-6pm and the meet wil...
Mar 2, 2018 - Mini Fun Meet & 2018 Coupon Books
SSC we will be hosting a mini FUN swim meet open to all swimmers on Monday, March 5. Warm-up will be from 5:30-6pm and the meet will be from 6-7pm. If your swimmer is interested in participating a...
Feb 26, 2018 - Weekly Update
If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat. Two more weeks left of our swim season! SSC will have 1 swimmer competing in the Minnesota Achievement Championships in Alexandria ...
Feb 19, 2018 - Weekly Update
Feb 12, 2018 - Weekly Update
Feb 4, 2018 - Weekly Update
Excellence demands effort and planned, deliberate practice of increasing difficulty. – K. Anders Ericsson SSC shined this weekend at the Last Chance Invite in Brookings, SD. AWESOME !!! #watchSSC...
Jan 29, 2018 - Weekly Update
Success is different for everyone. Keep a proper perspective and do your personal best. SSC swam FAST this past Sunday at the Penguin Invite in Mankato, MN. Our swimmer had many personal bests and we...
Jan 22, 2018 - Weekly Update
Your body can stand almost anything. It’s you mind you have to convince. SSC was AWESOME at the January Invite in Sioux Falls, SD this past weekend. Great Job swimmers!!! This Sunday (1/28), o...
Jan 15, 2018 - Weekly Update
“Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different.. . ” – C.S. Lewis SSC rocked the pool at the Optimist Swim High Point Meet in Watertown, SD this pa...
Jan 8, 2018 - Week;y Update
“Being your best is not so much about overcoming the barriers other people place in front of you as it is about overcoming the barriers we place in front of ourselves . ” – Kieren Perkins Eight SS...
Jan 2, 2018 - Weekly Update
Victory is in having done you best. If you’ve done your best, you’ve won. – Billy Bowerman Wising everyone a very HAPPY 2018!!! As we begin the New Year, a special shout out to those who helped make...
Dec 26, 2017 - Weekly Update
Today is my tomorrow. It’s up to me to shape it, to take control and seize every opportunity. The power is in the choices I make each day. I shape me… Start and Turn Clinic/Holiday Party: Southwe...
Dec 18, 2017 - Weekly Update
Nothing was ever achieved with enthusiasm. – Ralph Waldo Emerson SSC swimmer did an AWESOME job this weekend at the SFST Winter Invite. Of 56 individual events, SSC had 27 personal bests, 27 top 8 ...
Dec 11, 2017 - Weekly Update
Success is different for everyone. Keep a proper perspective and do your personal best. A huge THANK YOU to all who volunteered their time and talents at the Beat the Blizzard swim meet this week...
Nov 29, 2017 - IMPORTANT NOTICE: Parking & Locker Room Usage for the Remainder of the Week
SMSU will be hosting the NCAA Division II Regional Volleyball tournament. As a result, the entire women’s locker rooms will be closed for all public use from Wednesday, November 29 through Friday, De...
Nov 27, 2017 - Weekly Update
Being your best is not so much about overcoming the barriers other people place in front of you as it is about overcoming the barriers we place in front of ourselves. - Kieren Perkins Upcoming Meets...
Nov 20, 2017 - Weekly Update
Have a very Happy Thanksgiving!!! Our annual Beat the Blizzard swim meet is December 9-10. All SSC swimmers are encouraged to participate. The meet will be held at the SMSU pool. Please register ...
Nov 13, 2017 - Weekly Update
The harder you work, the more you see what is possible. Eleven SSC athletes will be participating in the Maverick Invite this coming weekend in Mankato, MN. The meet will be held at Minnesota State U...
Nov 7, 2017 - SSC Practice from 5-6pm TODAY (11/7)
REMINDER: Due to the election, TODAY (11/7 ) SSC practice will be from 5-6pm for ALL practice groups. Please plan accordingly.
Nov 6, 2017 - Weekly Update
Set you swim goals high and don’t stop till you get there. Nine SSC athletes will be participating in the November Invite this coming weekend in Brookings, SD. Best Wishes swimmers!!! #watchSSCshine...
Oct 30, 2017 - Weekly Update
Being your best is not so much about overcoming the barriers other people place in front of you as it is about overcoming the barriers we place in front of ourselves. It has nothing to do with how m...
Oct 23, 2017 - Weekly Update
Opportunities are often disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them. – Ann Landers The Marshall Tigers Swim & Dive team will be hosting St. Peter at the SMSU Pool on Friday, October 27...
Oct 18, 2017 - Weekly Update
A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work. Please Note: Tonight, October 18 , a MHS football game will be held at the SMSU Mattke Field at the Schwa...
Oct 9, 2017 - Weekly Update
The strongest people aren’t always the people who win, but the people who don’t give up when they lose. Swim Practice Schedule: SSC will NOT have swim practice on the following dates: 10/11 and 1...
Oct 3, 2017 - Weekly Update
The most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well. – Pierre de Coubertin Swim Practice Schedule: SSC wil...
Oct 3, 2017 - No SSC Swim Practice TONIGHT (10/3)
NO SSC Swim Practice TONIGHT (10/3). The MHS Girls Swim & Dive team is dueling Mound-Westonka tonight . Come and cheer on our MHS Tigers!!! The meet starts at 6pm at the SMSU pool. Let's Rock the P...
Sep 26, 2017 - Weekly Update
If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude. – Charles R. Swindoll Thanks to all who he...
Sep 23, 2017 - Grape Picking Finished
Our grape picking fundraiser is finished. All the grapes have all been picked! Many, many THANKS to everyone who volunteered their time and talents over the past couple of weeks to make this fundrais...
Sep 20, 2017 - Weekly Update
Life is better when you are swimming! We have had an AWESOME start to the new season. The pool is full with young excited swimmers! Swim Practice Schedule: Sun – 9/17 Mon- 9/18 Tues – 9/19 Wed ...
Sep 13, 2017 - Are you ready? Swim Team
Are you READY to get your SWIM on ? SSC is gearing up for another GREAT swim season! #watchSSCShine Grape Picking! SSC’s annual fundraiser is picking grapes at a vineyard located in Cottonwood, ...
Sep 6, 2017 - FUNDRAISER: Grape Picking
Our annual Fall fundraiser is almost here. GRAPE PICKING! Our first session of grape picking FUN is this Friday (9/8) from 4pm-8pm and Saturday (9/9) from 8am - Noon . For those interested and...
Jul 17, 2017 - Weekly Update
Never quit on a dream because of the time it will take to achieve it. That time will pass anyway. Are You Ready? The Minnesota Regional Championships will be held in Mankato, MN this weekend, July 2...
Jul 10, 2017 - Weekly Update
Don’t wish for it. Work for it. The Southwest Swim Club attended the Scheel’s Independence Invite in Sioux Falls, SD on July 7-9. Out of 74 individual swims, the team earned 59 personal bests, 17 tr...
Jul 3, 2017 - Weekly Update
Happy 4 th of July. Enjoy with your family and friends. No SSC practice on July 4. SSC is NOW practicing at the Marshall Aquatic Center for the remainder of the 2017 Summer Season. Upcoming Meets: ...
Jun 26, 2017 - Weekly Update
The body achieves what the mind believes. #swimlikeachampion. SSC was AWESOME at Mantas Red, White, and Blue Invite. Our swimmers overcame the cold and windy weather and swam to 18 personal bests and...
Jun 19, 2017 - Weekly Update
Constantly push yourself higher and harder until you reach you goals. SSC is heading to Mankato, MN this upcoming weekend for the Mantas Red, White, and Blue Invite. #watchSSCshine Upcoming Meets: ...
Jun 14, 2017 - IMPORTANT: NO SSC PRACTICE ON THURSDAY (6/15) MORNING
SSC will NOT have practice Thursday (6/15) morning from 6-7:30am. Sorry for the inconvenience. SSC sill have practice Thursday afternoon from 5-7pm.
Jun 12, 2017 - Weekly Update
When your arms get tired, swim with your heart. SSC stormed the pool this past weekend in Brookings, SD. Our swimmers had 30 top 8 finishes, 1 highpoint winner, and many personal bests. AWESOME!...
Jun 5, 2017 - Weekly Update
Don’t tell people your dreams, show them. SSC will be rocking the pool this weekend in Brookings, SD on June 9-11. Don’t forget your hats and sunscreen when you come out to cheer on our SSC swimmers....
May 30, 2017 - Weekly Update
Energy and persistence conquer all things. – Benjamin Franklin Congrats those who attended the Milbank Invitational this past weekend. Of 20 events, our SSC swimmers posted 15 personal bests and 17 ...
May 24, 2017 - Reminders: NO Practice Thursday, May 25, and a NEW Meet Invite
Just a reminder that SSC will NOT have practice on Thursday, May 25. Polliwog swimmers are welcomed to come to practice tonight, Wednesday, May 24. The Mantas Red, White, & Blue Invitational will b...
May 23, 2017 - Weekly Update
Sports do not build character. They reveal it. – Heywood Broun Congrats to Mansi, Holly, Austin, and Ashley for some great swims at the Jump into Summer Invitational this past Friday. Many person...
May 15, 2017 - Weekly Update
Motivation is what gets your started. Habit is what keeps you going. Congrats to Holly on a very successful first meet of the season in Hutchinson this past Saturday. Awesome! Four SSC swimmers w...
May 8, 2017 - Weekly Update
Apr 25, 2017 - Weekly Update
Swim Hard. Dream Big. SSC is beginning our second week of practices for the summer season. WOW! Let’s keep swimming HARD! #watchSSCshine Practice Schedule: Due to scheduling conflicts, Friday...
Apr 18, 2017 - Weekly Update
Unleash Greatness. SSC is off to a GREAT 2017 summer season. Hoping to see more familiar and some new faces tonight! #watchSSCshine Swim Tryouts: Miss swimming tryouts? No worries. Contact Co...
Apr 17, 2017 - SSC Starts TODAY - April 17!
The 2017 Summer swim season starts TODAY , April 17. Are you ready? Practice times are: Sharks: 5-7pm Dolphins: 5:6:30pm Minnows: 6-7pm Polliwogs: 6:6:45pm (Tuesdays and Thursdays) Swim tryo...
Apr 4, 2017 - SSC Summer Season Starts April 17
Every day is a new beginning. Take a deep breath and start again. Mark Your Calendar: The 2017 Summer Season starts on April 17. Are you ready? Swim Tryouts: Swim tryouts for new swimmer w...
Mar 2, 2017 - Weekly Update / ALL Swim Groups will practice from 5-6pm TODAY
Accomplishment will prove to be a journey, not a destination. – Dwight D. Eisenhower. The Minnesota Regional Championships (MRCs) will be held in Hutchinson, MN on March 3-5. SSC is sending 20 at...
Feb 23, 2017 - NO SSC Practice TODAY (2/23)
Reminder: SSC will NOT have practice TODAY , Thursday, February 23.
Feb 22, 2017 - Weekly Update / NO SSC Practice on Thursday, February 23
Be stubborn about your goals and flexible in your methods. SSC has 20 swimmers competing in championship meets during the next two weeks. The Minnesota Achievement Championships (MACs) will be held...
Feb 9, 2017 - Weekly Update
Challenges are what make life interesting. Overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. February is upon us and we are getting ready for our championship meets. Our swimmers have worked very hard o...
Feb 3, 2017 - Weekly Update
Goals should never be easy. SSC had a FANTASTIC meet in Mankato this past weekend. Our swimmers swam to many personal bests and new “C”, “B”, and “A”, and times. SSC will have 19 swimmers competi...
Jan 26, 2017 - Weekly Update
Feel our hearts pounding, muscles burning, lungs screaming. Feel our love and hate for our opponent. Feel the insane drive to keep pushing to get to the wall. To win. I am swimmer. I am a CHAMPIO...
Jan 23, 2017 - Practice Update
The SMSU swimming pool has been repaired and is open for swimming. YEAH!!! Thus, SSC will be returning to the SMSU facility for practices starting Tuesday, January 24 at regular practice times. ...
Jan 19, 2017 - Weekly Update
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit. - Aristotle SSC will have 18 swimmers competing in the SFST January Classic in Sioux Falls, SD, this weekend. WOW! B...
Jan 18, 2017 - IMPORTANT: SSC Practice Schedule Update
Due to an issue with the main pump at the SMSU pool, SSC will be practicing at the YMCA from January 18 - January 26. We will not be able to utilize the entire swimming pool, so I have re-worked the...
Jan 17, 2017 - NO SSC PRACTICE TONIGHT - January 17
Due to a pool issues, SSC will NOT have practice TONIGHT, Tuesday, January 17. NOTE: The SMSU pool will be closed until further notice due to a water pump issues. Please watch your email tonight ...
Jan 12, 2017 - Weekly Update
They never said it would be easy. They said it would be worth it. Southwest Swim Club was back in a normal routine this week after the Holiday break. Our swimmers continue to work very hard and are ...
Jan 5, 2017 - Weekly Update
Commitment. It’s not about the competition; the goal is to exceed my own expectations. With 2 months left in our season, our swimmers are looking stronger every day. We continue to work hard and hav...
Dec 29, 2016 - Weekly Update
Don’t count laps. Make every lap count. The SSC swimmers are rocking the pool during the Holiday season. Keep up the hard work!!! Upcoming Meets. The SFST January Classic will be held in Sioux ...
Dec 26, 2016 - Reminder: Holiday Practice Schedule for Monday, December 26
SSC Practice Schedule for Monday December 26: Sharks: 5pm-7pm Dolphins: 5pm-6:30pm Minnows: NO PRACTICE Polliwoga: NO PRACTICE SSC regular practice schedule will resume tomorrow for the remainder o...
Dec 22, 2016 - Weekly Update
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. - Norman Vincent Peale Christmas is almost here and our swimmers have been REALLY excited this week. ...
Dec 16, 2016 - No SSC Practice TONIGHT, December 16
With the Marshall Public Schools getting out early, there will be NO SSC swim practice TONIGHT, December 16.
Dec 15, 2016 - Weekly Update
Persistence is more important than perfection. Our swimmers were AWESOME at our annual Beat the Blizzard swim meet this past week. SSC had 46 swimmers compete in the swim meet, 7 of those swimmers ...
Dec 13, 2016 - IMPORTANT NOTICE: Practice Change on Thursday, Decemer 15
Due to Holiday Christmas concerts, SSC practice times will be as follows on Thursday, December 15: Sharks: 4-6pm Dolphins: 4-5:30pm Minnows: 5-6pm Polliwogs: No Practice. Polliwogs, please atte...
Dec 8, 2016 - Weekly Update
There is no substitution for hard work. – Thomas Edison Are you ready? Only 1 day until our annual Beat the Blizzard swim meet. Our swimmers have been busy getting ready for the meet. Alex and A...
Dec 2, 2016 - Dolphin/Shark Practice TONIGHT from 4:30-6pm
REMINDER: SSC is having their first Friday practice TONIGHT from 4:30-6pm for the Dolphin and Shark practice groups at the SMSU pool. NOTE: Friday practices are ONLY for the Dolphin and Shark prac...
Dec 1, 2016 - Weekly Update
Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill SSC swimmers are getting ready for our home swim meet next weekend. We are working on perfecting our strokes...
Nov 25, 2016 - Weekly Update
“Sometimes success is simply being willing to give it your all.” – Amanda Beard SSC was AWESOME in Mankato, MN this past Sunday. Our 17 swimmers had LOTS of fun, many personal bests, and NO missed ...
Nov 21, 2016 - REMINDER: SSC Practice Times Change TODAY (11/21)
Starting on TODAY (11/21) , SSC’s practice schedule will change as follows: Group Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Polliwog 1 Off 5-5:45pm Off 5-5:45pm Off Polliwog 2 Off 6-6:45pm Off 6-6:4...
Nov 17, 2016 - Weekly Update
“A huge part of swimming for me is I love it, and it is so much fun.” – Missy Franklin SSC had a FANTASTIC swim meet this past weekend in Brookings, SD. Our swimmers had LOTS of fun and many person...
Nov 10, 2016 - Weekly Update
Every race is an opportunity to measure yourself against your own potential. SSC has been getting ready for our first swim meet of the season this weekend in Brookings, SD. Eleven swimmers will be ...
Nov 3, 2016 - Weekly Update
"Not everybody that worked hard has succeeded, but everybody that has succeeded has worked hard ." It’s November which means SSC will attend our first swim meets of the season. I am super excited...
Oct 31, 2016 - REMINDER: NO SSC Practice TONIGHT, October 31.
SSC will NOT have practice TONIGHT, October 31. Please have a Happy, Fun, and Safe Halloween!!!
Oct 28, 2016 - Weekly Update
“Challenges are the Doorways to Excellence.” Practices are going well and the swimmers are improving each time they jump into the water. We continue to teach the four competitive swimming strokes (...
Oct 20, 2016 - Weekly Update
I’m not there yet BUT I am closer than I was yesterday. This week we continue to work on freestyle and backstroke as well as an introduction to breaststroke. Breaststroke is a beautiful and powerfu...
Oct 13, 2016 - Weekly Update
“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” – Vince Lombardi The swimmers are doing an OUTSTANDING job at practice. Last Thursday, we had our monthly safety ...
Oct 6, 2016 - Weekly Update
“You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.” – Michael Phelps Another GREAT week is almost in the books! The swimmers have been working really HARD and, hopefu...
Sep 29, 2016 - Weekly Update
“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius WOW ! The second week of swim practice is almost over and the swimmers have been doing WONDERFUL . Things are settli...
Sep 22, 2016 - Weekly Update
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to START to be GREAT . – Zig Ziglar SSC had an AWESOME first week of swim practice. Many new swimmers and LOTS and LOTS of FUN! #watchSSCSh...
Sep 15, 2016 - Back to the Pool!!!
Are you READY ? Swim season is right around the corner. #watchSSCShine Grape Picking. SSC’s annual Fall fundraiser is almost here. SSC will be picking grapes on Friday, September 16, from 4pm -...
Jul 19, 2016 - Weekly Update / Last Week of Swim Practice
THANKS to all for helping make the Chocolate Challenge a HUGE success. The swimmers were AWESOME and the chocolate treats were SWEET !!! Upcoming Meets. Nine SSC swimmers will be competing in t...
Jul 11, 2016 - Weekly Update / Chocolate Challenge (July 13)
Our swimmers were AWESOME this weekend in Sioux Falls, SD. The weekend provided lots and lots of sunshine, fun, and personal best times. #watchSSCshine CHOCOLATE CHALLENGE IS HERE!!! SSC will b...
Jul 6, 2016 - NO SSC Practice on Thursday, July 7, from 4:30-6:30pm
Due to the Sioux Falls swim meet this weekend, SSC will NOT have evening practices on Thursday, July 7, from 4:30-6:30pm for all practice groups (Sharks, Dolphins, Minnows, and Polliwogs).
Jul 5, 2016 - Weekly Update
Nine SSC swimmers will compete in 2016 SFST Independence Invitational in Sioux Falls, SD this weekend. Best Wishes Swimmers! #watchSSCshine Upcoming Events. SSC will be hosting a dual fun swim m...
Jun 24, 2016 - IMPORTANT: No SSC morning practice on TUESDAY (6/28) and THURSDAY (6/30)
SSC will NOT have morning practice on Tuesday (6/28) and Thursday (6/30). SSC will have morning practice on Monday (6/27) and Wednesday (6/29) from 6-7:30am. SSC evening practices will remain the sa...
Jun 20, 2016 - Weekly Update
Three SSC swimmers will compete in the Red, White, and Blue Invite in Mankato, MN this weekend. Best Wishes Swimmers! #watchSSCshine Upcoming Events. The 2016 Independence Invitational will be h...
Jun 13, 2016 - IMPORTANT PRACTICE SCHEDULE CHANGE (6/13 - 6/16) and Weekly Update
IMPORTANT PRACTICE SCHEDULE CHANGE: Due to SMSU hosting Boys State next week, our evening practice schedule for June 13 - 16 will be revised as below: Sharks/Dolphins: 5:30 – 7pm Minnows/Polliwog...
Jun 7, 2016 - Weekly Update
SSC will have 7 swimmers competing at the 2016 Brookings Highpoint Swim Meet this weekend. Best Wishes Swimmers!!! #watchSSCshine PRACTICE SCHEDULE CHANGE: Due to SMSU hosting Boys State next we...
May 31, 2016 - Weekly Update
SSC is gearing up for a GREAT June after a wonderful Memorial Day Weekend. #watchSSCshine Upcoming Events. The Brookings High Point Swim Meet will be held June 10 -12 in Brookings, SD. If in...
May 30, 2016 - No swim practice TODAY (5/30)
SSC will NOT have practice today (5/30). Enjoy your Memorial Day!!!
May 25, 2016 - Weekly Update
SSC shined at the Spring Fling Open in Hutchinson, MN this past weekend. Congrats to the athletes on their great swims. SSC also started early morning practices this week. #watchSSCshine #earlybi...
May 18, 2016 - Weekly Update
SSC will have 3 swimmers competing in the Spring Fling Open in Hutchinson, MN this weekend. #watchSSCshine REALLY REALLY REALLY NEED YOUR HELP!!! The Southwest Swim Club is selling Marshall Ch...
May 11, 2016 - Weekly Update
It’s HUMP day…YEAH!!! SSC will have 3 swimmers compete in the Spring Fling Open in Hutchinson, MN on May 21-22. Best Wishes Swimmers!!! REALLY REALLY REALLY NEED YOUR HELP!!! The Southwest Swim ...
Apr 29, 2016 - Weekly Update
SSC swimmers have completed their 2 nd week of summer season practice even though this week’s temperatures were nothing like summer. REALLY NEED YOUR HELP!!! The Southwest Swim Club is selling ...
Apr 21, 2016 - Weekly Update
SSC is off to a great start! So far, we have had 20 SSC swimmer returning to the pool during the first 2 days of practice. Looking forward to seeing more faces, both old and new, at the pool. #wa...
Apr 14, 2016 - 2016 Summer Swim Season
Are You Ready? Welcome to Southwest Swim Club’s 2016 Summer Season. On Monday, April 18 , SSC will hold try-outs for new swimmers from 6-7pm at the SMSU pool. Swimmers should bring a swimsuit, ...
Mar 9, 2016 - 2016 Marshall Chamber Coupon Books
The Southwest Swim Club is selling Marshall Chamber Coupons books this year. The books are $25 and contain over $1,800 of savings. Coupons include: Save $5 on purchase of $25 and $25 on purchase o...
Mar 7, 2016 - Weekly Update
Our SSC swimmers were AWESOME this weekend at the Minnesota Regional Championships in Hutchinson, MN. Of 100 individual swims and 5 relays, SSC had 2 new Champs times, 2 new A times, 2 highpoin...