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SSC Update 7/19: Swim Team Practice Time Update + Monthly Board Meeting Reminder

SSC Membership

July 19th

Dear Swarthmore Swim Club Members,

To start, thank you to all of the members who came to our “Think Big” meeting on Thursday, July 15th to share ideas and talk about ways we can improve our pool in the present and in the near future.  Next, we will share a recap and note a few ideas we hope to implement short term, including the return of Sunday Suppers. We will also work on posting to our website the 360 view of our pool infrastructure and  maintenance needs that the Board has been collecting and preparing for the past year. More to come on this! 

This Week.

  • Swim Team Members participating in any of the Suburban Swim League Championship Week events will be practicing in the Lap Pool Monday-Friday 12-1PM.  This is the only planned use by the team for the pool for the remainder of the season. 

Monday, July 19th

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

    • Approx 20 campers and counselors utilizing the L-Pool only

    • All pools are open while the camps are at the pool

  • SSC Monthly Board of Directors Meeting 

    • 7PM in the Grove

    • All are welcome

Wednesday, July 21st

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

    • Approx 35 campers and counselors utilizing the L-Pool only

    • All pools are open while the camps are at the pool

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 

    • Approx 20 campers and counselors utilizing the L-Pool only

    • All pools are open while the camps are at the pool

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  Local Favorite Hobbs will be on the Grill at the SSC! 

  • 6PM Raft Night

Sunday, July 25th

  • Sunday Suppers, an SSC tradition returns!

    • Come to enjoy BBQ food prepared by the SSC staff at the pool.

    • Details on timing and prices will be shared later this week. 

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 like 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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