Seabrook Swimming Club Recruiting Members

swimmerAnnouncing the formation of

Seabrook Swimming Club

 

We are delighted to announce that Seabrook Swimming Club is soliciting members. The club is intended for members to have fun while enhancing their swimming experience and will be for any level of participant from wanna-be swimmers who want to learn, to Masters swimmers who love to compete.

Our mission will be:

To encourage and support the swimming goals of all members of the Seabrook Island community.

To encourage participation in athletic, fitness or recreational swimming and foster socialization among the members.

To help provide teaching and coaching to swimmers  and would-be swimmers alike.

To engage in volunteerism and collaboration in outreach swimming lessons for local communities.

To advocate for optimal resource allocation for all Seabrook Island swimmers.

If you or your family members and friends have an interest in the Swimming Club,

please contact either

Derek Fyfe (derekfyfe@yahoo.com) or Patti Romano (astretchbeyondyoga@gmail.com

Activities will begin in 2017 with:

The Polar Bear Plunge!

All Seabrookers are invited come to the North Beach for the first annual New Years Day “Polar Bear Plunge.” Crazy swimmers will take the plunge from North Beach at 10:30 am on New Year Day, (also sign up for the club)

Crazy costumes encouraged and there will be hot cocoa and a roaring bonfire.

Show up to cheer, laugh or plunge and wish your friends and neighbors a Happy New Year.

Other activities planned:

Once-a-week club swim at the Lake House,

One-day swim clinic for established swimmers to improve their stroke,

Individual Adult learn to swim lessons,

Presentations such as by Kathleen Wilson, our local super marathon swimmer, talking about her English Channel swims and more;

Coaching for open water swimming  events such as The Lowcountry Splash;

And a 25, 50, 75 and 100-mile club for stimulating fitness through lap swimming.

-Submitted by Derek Fyfe (derekfyfe@yahoo.com)

 

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