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2020 Team Spirit Design Contest Attention Swimmers and Parents - This year we are excited to announce our 2020 Team Spirit Design Contest! One lucky swimmer will have their design selected and printed on our Team Spiritwear for the 2020-2021 season. Please review the contest flyer for rules and guidelines. To enter, please print the contest flyer and submit your design to your team coach. Parents, you can also scan/photo and email your swimmer's design to amy.johnson@bendswimclub.com. Our winner will be selected by the coaching staff and announced Tuesday, September...

Robin Kiefer

Bend Swim Club families, An error in the September 1st billing has come to our attention. We intended to charge 50% of the standing pool use fee surcharge to reflect the partial month that was being billed. Because the full amount was charged in error, we will be reducing the pool use fee/surcharge to 50% on bills due October 1st. As a reminder, we will begin a new process this month of generating a "billing summary" for everyone on the 15th of each month. That billing summary will reflect the...

Robin Kiefer

Bend Swim Club Registration Is Open It’s time to register for Bend Swim Club's 2020-2021 Season! For Returning Swimmers - Registration starts Sept.1 Registration for the 2020 - 2021 season will be open for returning swimmers beginning Tuesday, Sept. 1 through Saturday, Sept. 5. To register, please visit: https://www.teamunify.com/team/orbsc/page/team-registration. For New Swimmers - Registration starts Sept. 6 This year we will have a second registration window for new swimmers. Beginning Sunday, Sept. 6 through Thursday, Sept.10, new families will be able to register and returning families will be able to...

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The Bend Swim Club staff and board would like to acknowledge that we have a responsibility to stand firmly and resolutely against racism and discrimination. Now is the time to stand up and re-commit fully to prioritizing inclusion and diversity. Now is the time to speak up against racism and discrimination. Now is the time for compassion and understanding. We also recognize our need to continue to educate ourselves and those around us about systemic racism and prejudice that black and minority communities experience daily. We recognize that standing for...

Christopher Pfathenroth

Swim Cub Families, The following update is in response to our decision to waive April dues. As our last communication described, we are not invoicing April fees, however, we are collecting the 2nd half of our club registration fee; $75 per swimmer. We recognize that many want to support our club by paying their April dues on top of their registration fees. Additionally, some members who have paid annually are wanting to have the April payment go towards their fundraising effort. It is important for us to share some historical...

Christopher Pfathenroth

“There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Fifth Mountain Good Morning Bend Swim Club Swimmers and Families! I hope that this newsletter finds everyone safe, happy and above all healthy! Hopefully, you are all taking a bit of a step back and spending time with your family and loved ones. By doing so I think that will...

Christopher Pfathenroth

"Wow" what a weekend of swimming. Not only did we have many outstanding swims at the 11-14 State Championships we also witnessed two Bend Swim Club records broken and one of them broken by three different swimmers. The first was swam by Alexis Williams in the 13-14 girls 50 free with a time of 24.65 and along with that a State Championship. The second record to fall was swam by Kaitlyn McMorrow in the 100 free with a time of 53.44, racing in a swim off for finals. Later that...