SSST= Stay Strong Steamboat

As a key community gathering place that brings together individuals from all walks of life, it’s the obligation of Old Town Hot Springs to prevent the spread of COVID-19. While we are extremely proud of the measures we have taken to keep the facility clean, there is too much at stake. Therefore, we have made the difficult but necessary decision to close our entire facility until April 30th. We will be continuing to evaluate the situation and will keep you updated with any changes. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.


Jenna Smith climbs in the top ten rankings for eleven year olds in the USA. Jenna is currently 5th in the country in two events the 100 LCM Backstroke (1:12:09) and 200 LCM Backstroke(2:34.68). Congratulations Jenna!

Fall Swim Team tryouts for new swimmers ages 5-18 will be held on Thursday August 28 and Tuesday September 2 from 4-5 P.M. Please sign up online under the FALL TRYOUT Tab. If you have any questions please contact Coach Patti Worsley at or 970-879-1828 ( 311).

FALL SWIMMING starts Sept 3. This session runs Sept 3 to October 12. Please go to the 2014 Fall Schedule Tab for prices and group descriptions. Please sign your swimmer up in the same group that they were in during the summer season. Open to all groups and and new SSST swimmers with tryouts in late August.

This article is written by Gary Hall Sr. It gives some great infromation on the advantages of wearing a nose clip in backstroke! Coach Patti At one time, it may have been uncool to wear a noseclip for backstroke in either workout or in competition, but not any more. With backstroke superstars like Missy Franklin and Tyler Clary, among others, sporting their noseclips on television, coaches and swimmers are starting to realize that there is more to it than what meets the eye…or nose. The first advantage of the noseclip...

IMX Meet Results

Steamboat Swim Team makes waves at the 2014 MAValanche Open in Grand Junction. Eight swimmers from Steamboat ranging in age from 13-18 competed in a 3 day pre-lim/final format at Colorado Mesa University. Carissa Anderson achieved a sectional qualifying time in the 100 fly finishing in first place. Gabsy Anderson achieved personal best times in all her races bringing home a 3rd place finish in the 50 free style. The most improved swimmer on the team is Annika Fahrner who had a top 8 finish in the 500 free. Parker...

.Seven SSST swimmers swam to FAST times this past weekend at the FAST Mid-Season SC Finale in Fort Collins, CO. Annika Fahrner, Piper Rillos, Parker Kortas, Samantha Terranova, Brenden Carta, Frank Ruppel and Carissa Anderson proved that training hard produces great results. Many goals were met and exceeded as the team racked up new personal best times, state cuts, regional cuts and bonus sectional cuts. Highlights include: Annika Fahrner going under 6 minutes on the 400 IM with a time of 5:55.48! And racing that 200 free....!! Brenden Carta dropping...

All, Please read the article below. It is excellent. A must read for all athletes and parents.