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SSC Update 7/8: Tonight's Brainstorm Meeting POSTPONED + Calendar Updates

SSC Membership

July 8th

Dear Swarthmore Swim Club Members,

Here are a few reminders of what is happening at the pool.

Thursday, July 8th

  • Swap Day: Swarthmore is open for the day at no charge to members of Wallingford, Rose Valley, and Creekside Swim Clubs

  • 9:30-11:30AM Boys and Girls Club of Chester Camp at the SSC 

  • Let’s Re-Imagine the SSC-together! 

  • POSTPONED DUE TO POSSIBLE STORMS UNTIL THURSDAY, JULY 15th 7PM

    • THINK BIG! Brainstorm with the Board about the renovation of the Grove, as well as discuss other improvements YOU, our members, would like to see happen at the pool.  Shark sized ideas are welcome!! We will also discuss upcoming infrastructure needs and how to fund all of the ideas. Meet at the Picnic Benches right past the lap pool. 

Friday, July 9th

  • All Day- Buddy Day - All Guests 13 and Under are welcome for $1 each

    • All guests must be accompanied by a member

  • 5:00-7:00pm  Food Truck Taste of Puebla! https://www.tasteofpueblashop.com 

    • We will send a follow up note tomorrow if this needs to be cancelled due to weather. 

  • 6PM Raft Night

Sunday, July 11th

  • Let’s Re-Imagine the SSC-together!

    • 8AM-11AM-- GROVE Clean Up Day-- Please join the Board of Directors to spruce up and reset our Grove area for gathering and fun. Our landscapers have cleared out the space to help us get a head start on reactivating this space.  On Sunday, we will need help clearing out any additional trash or broken equipment, as well as resetting some of the picnic tables. Bring your energy and a pair of gloves!  If you have extra lawn games you would like to donate, please bring those too!  Refreshments and snacks will be provided. 

NEXT WEEK! 

Monday, July 12th

  • 9:30-11:30AM Boys and Girls Club of Chester Camp at the SSC 

Tuesday, July 13th

  • JV Swim Meet at Home vs. ACAC 8AM-11AM

    • Lap Pool will be closed during the meet

    • Lap Lanes will be available in the L-Pool

  • Swim Team Pasta Dinner 5:30-7PM

Wednesday, July 14th

  • 10-11:30AM Chester Eastside Camp at the SSC 

Thursday, July 15th

  • Swap Day: Swarthmore is open for the day at no charge to members of Wallingford, Rose Valley, and Creekside Swim Clubs

  • 9:30-11:30AM Boys and Girls Club of Chester Camp at the SSC 

  • Let’s Re-Imagine the SSC-together! THURSDAY, JULY 15th 7PM

    • THINK BIG! Brainstorm with the Board about the renovation of the Grove, as well as discuss other improvements YOU, our members, would like to see happen at the pool.  Shark sized ideas are welcome!! We will also discuss upcoming infrastructure needs and how to fund all of the ideas. Meet at the Picnic Benches right past the lap pool. (Rescheduled from July 8th) 

Friday, July 16th

  • 12-3PM Chester Children’s Chorus Summer Camp Day at the Pool 

    • 65 campers and 10 counselors expected for each 90 minute session at the pool

  • All Day- Buddy Day - All Guests 13 and Under are welcome for $1 each

    • All guests must be accompanied by a member

  • 5:00-7:00pm  Food Truck 

  • 6PM Raft Night

A few additional updates:

  • RECORD Breaking Swims at the SSC! A BIG congratulations are in order for Julia Parker and Gavin Shifflett after their performances in last night's meet!  Julia broke the Suburban Swim League Record in the Girls 11-12 50 Yard Butterfly with a time of 27.27.  Gavin broke two Swarthmore Swim Club Team Records, the first in the Boys 13-14 50 Yard Backstroke with a time of 27.17 and the second in the Boys 13-14 50 Yard Butterfly with a time of 24.49.  Amazing swims by both Julia and Gavin!

  • Grills: The Pool has one charcoal grill and one electric grill available for members to use.  Stop by the office to reserve a grill. 

  • Guests: Guest passes can be purchased at the office with cash or check 

    • Guests must be accompanied by a member 

    • $10 per day 

    • $5 if entering after 5PM

  • Weather Related Closures: Summer storms are inevitable and thunder, lighting, and heavy rain will cause the pool to close from time to time.  Our staff will do their best to communicate reopening target times on the Capacity Tracker. 

  • WiFi: Working from home and want a change of scenery?  Why not work at the pool?! Our WiFi has been recently upgraded and coverage will now cover the entire pool grounds.  Password: [email protected]! (case sensitive)

The SSC Board and General Manager 

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