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SSC Update 7/15: Reminder to come THING BIG Tonight + Other News about the Pool

SSC Membership

July 15th

Dear Swarthmore Swim Club Members,

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

To start, thank you to all of the members, staff, and Board members who came out on Sunday, July 11th for the Grove Clean Up Day.  We are very happy to have this gathering and recreation space cleared out for use.  Next, we can all re-imagine together what else we can do with this space and other spaces at the pool over the next few years. 

TODAY! Thursday, July 15th

  • Let’s Re-Imagine the SSC-together! 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 in the Picnic Grove. 

  • 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 

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

    • The Choir’s annual trip to the pool will bring a larger crowd to the SSC for 3 hours on Friday.  Please plan your day accordingly. 

  • 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  Delco Steaks https://delcosteaks.com/food-truck/ 

  • 6PM Raft Night

NEXT WEEK! 

  • Congrats to the SSC SeaSharls Swim and Dive Teams on completing the regular season. The annual B Champs meet will be held this Saturday at Rose Tree Woods and the A Champs Meet will be Saturday, july 24th at Aronimink Swm Club. Swim and Dive Team Practices continue for swimmers participating in Championship Week events. There will be limited access to the Lap Pool during swim team practices. Once we have all of the confirmed practice times, we will send out more detailed information. 

Monday, July 19th

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

Wednesday, July 21st

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

Thursday, July 22nd

  • 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 

Friday, July 23rd

  • 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  Delco Steaks https://delcosteaks.com/food-truck/ 

  • 6PM Raft Night

A few additional updates:

  • Access to Lawn Games in the Grove: Thanks to a few donations, we have new games available to play in the Grove.  Stop by the office to borrow Bocce Ball and Sand Bags for Cornhole.  We do ask that all games be returned to the office when you are finished. If you have games gathering dust in your garage that you would lke to donate, feel free to drop them off at the pool office. 

  • Lost and Found: Our lost and found area is now set up next to the pool office. Be sure to stop by to claim your belongings.  Anything unclaimed will be donated or disposed of at the end of the season. 

  • 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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