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Scott Griffith

The pools are still not open, but GSC is resuming practices on June 1. HOORAY!! The staff is so excited to see you all again. We will be strictly dryland for the month of June. Hopefully, we can add some additional activities on top of this soon (hikes, open water swims, etc). GSC will still be enforcing social distancing. Masks are optional. We ask that parents drop off and pick up only (or go on a walk, wait in car, etc). Swimmers should always bring their own filled water bottles,...

Scott Griffith

Hello GSC! A few updates for you.... We really want to see the swimmers. Please log on to our weekly zoom meetings. Log on info is posted on the website. Coho/Sea Lions on Tuesday, Sockeye/Sharks on Wednesdays, and Chinook/Orca on Thursday, always 4:00 pm. This weeks our guest collegiate swimmer is Bergen Davis for the Thursday meeting. Pool Update - Yes, the governor allowed for pools to open at 50% capacity. Here is the reality for Juneau; the city is being very cautious and wants to start with a very...

Scott Griffith

Hello GSC Swimmers and Families! Wow, hard to believe this will be week 8 of no swimming. I have a few updates, please communicate to your swimmers. We are deleting the Orca/Chinook Band app and making one Band app for all 6th-12th graders. If you are already signed up under Sockeye/Shark, you do not need to do anything (although we might change the name of this group). If you are not signed up or were with Chinook/Orca, please use the invite below to join the new group. I will keep...

Scott Griffith

Hello GSC Families! Hope all is well, everyone is staying sane, active, and healthy. A few updates as we move forward through this difficult time.... GSC is waiving all fees for any remaining service hours for 2019-2020 season. For those of you who completed your service hours, THANK YOU! Since numerous opportunities to complete your hours were canceled, there just doesn't seem like a fair way to charge anyone. For those of you participating in the at home dryland program, please review the disclaimer below, As with all exercise programs,...

Juneau Empire Article on the Fitter Faster Clinic coming to Juneau! http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-09/glacier-swim-club-hosts-olympic-athletes#.U79AE1ZH3lI

Photos from Aqualaps 2014 are now available online. Thank you Phil Loseby!!! Please see Phil's message below: There is one young swimmer who did not write her name or the number of laps she swam in my notebook but after posing for a few shots her dad encouraged her to show me the "Double Barrel Shotgun." I wasn't sure what he was talking about until she struck a double-pump muscle pose. I did not want to leave her out of the mix so I used Double Barrel Shotgun as her...

Our very own Coach Scott is featured as a “Coach You Should Know” on the USA Swimming website this week. Go check it out!! http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?TabId=0& itemid=5251&mid=8712

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For those of you who missed it, or just want to see it again....the video presentation at the banquet is available for viewing on YouTube. If you would like a higher quality DVD, they are available for sale for $10 (all proceeds from the sale of the DVDs will go directly to the general operating budget). Please contact Coach Scott or a board member when you are at DPAC.

Olympic swimmer, Rowdy Gaines, was in town last week to speak at the Glacier Valley Rotary Pillars of America speaker series. He took a couple hours out of his busy day in Juneau to practice with Glacier Swim Club. About 60 of our swimmers turned out to swim with Rowdy, talk with him about his life experiences, take pictures and get autographs. Club photographer, Phil Loseby, was on deck to document this special day for GSC. Pictures are available for download at http://www.phloseby.com/p539626116 Glacier Swim Club is very grateful to...