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Dear Members, We hope that this winter weather has you looking forward to another summer at the Swarthmore Swim Club! There are a lot of exciting things happening at the pool in the off-season, so please take a moment to read our newsletter and see what's new. As always, questions and comments are welcome and should be sent to [email protected] 1. Retirement of Kevin Haney and hiring of new managers The SSC Board is sad to announce that Kevin Haney will not be returning to the club as general manager...

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Please review the amendments to the Swarthmore Swim Club Bylaws below The purposes of these amendments are to: a. Allow the SSC more flexibility in increasing the number of bonds issued b. Delete the provisions that express preference for residents of Swarthmore Borough c. Create a more detailed process for addressing dangerous/ problematic behavior at the club d. Clarify the rights of bond holders and trial members. All active members of the SSC are welcome to provide comments or suggestions regarding these amendments. Active members are full bond holders who...

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The SSC 360 plan is the comprehensive facility and amenity review designed to be a bridge to short and long term enhancements to the Club. This will be regualrly reviewed and prioritzed so that action plans can start to be put into place. Exisiting Club funds plus money raised through donations will be key to making these improvements a reality. Be on the look out soon for a survey that will ask your feedback on key projects. Learn More Here: /recsslssc/UserFiles/Image/QuickUpload/211004-ssc-facility-assessment-211022-174408_008072.pdf Please take a moment to fill out our google...

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August 26th Dear Swarthmore Swim Club Members, The unpredictable summer weather has led to another food truck to cancel their trip to the pool. Let’s hope it cooperates the rest of the week so we can have lots of fun and food at the pool! Upcoming Events: Thursday, August 26th Swap Day: Swarthmore is open for the day at no charge to members of Wallingford, Rose Valley, and Creekside Swim Clubs QUIZZO in the Grove with Swim Team Parent Rep Host Mike Karpyn! Still on! If anything changes based on...

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August 13th Dear Swarthmore Swim Club Members, Calendar reminders and pool info updates are below. The Spaceball Climber, an out of this world addition to the SSC Playground will be installed on Monday, August 16th! There will be a temporary closure of the large playground area when the equipment is installed. Stay tuned for an official celebration to welcome our newest addition to the pool. We are very excited to see the kids hanging around it (literally) very soon! Friday, August 13th All Day- Buddy Day - All Guests 13...

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August 6th Dear Swarthmore Swim Club Members, Calendar reminders and pool info updates are below. Friday, August 6th 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 Friday: Hedgehog Grill (vegetarian options available!) 6PM Raft Night Sunday, August 8th Sunday Supper Come to enjoy BBQ food prepared by the SSC staff at the pool. 5-7PM Menu Drinks $1 Hot Dogs $2 Veggie/Meat Burgers $3 Meat Special of the Night All Served with chips...

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July 30th Dear Swarthmore Swim Club Members, We hope everyone enjoyed the return of Sunday Supper! From the amount of food that was purchased, it clearly was a hit with many of you! We will host the Sunday Supper BBQ every other week for the remainder of the season. The next one will be held Sunday, August 8th 5-7PM. We will have the same menu plus a special menu option for each event! Additional calendar reminders and pool info updates are below. Friday, July 30th All Day- Buddy Day -...

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July 23rd Dear Swarthmore Swim Club Members, This Weekend! Don’t Miss the Return of Sunday Suppers this Sunday, July 25th 5-7PM! 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 Swim Team Banquet 11AM-1PM Congrats to all of our swimmers and divers on an awesome season! Sunday Suppers, an SSC tradition returns! Come to enjoy...

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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...

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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...