If you need a new bathing suit or any other piece of swim equipment, check out these two options for savings below: SwimOutlet.com sells most major brands and the link directs you immediately to a 10% off pop up, which you can always unsubscribe from once you've gotten the discount. ALSO, when you get to … Continue reading Need Swim Equipment?
Beginning Monday, June 8th, two sessions will be offered every Monday, Wednesday and Friday to re-start the Asheville Masters Swimming group, with your reservation link below. Hurray! You will have a choice between 5:30am-6:30am OR 6:40am-7:40am, with reservations being required for each session. If you typically enjoy the early session or need to exit prompty … Continue reading Swimming Resumes! RSVP to Swim with Asheville Masters @ The Asheville School!
Several factors affect our ability to swim at Lake Summit and there is no swimming there this weekend, May 30-31. We hope to be down there at least once each week as often as we can but this weekend is not one of them and access varies depending on guests of the owner and their … Continue reading No Open Water This Weekend and Other Stuff
Howdy Asheville Masters Swimmers! With phase 2 of the North Carolina reopening happening, pools are opening slowly and with caution. We hope to have Sundays at the Jewish Community Center beginning June 7th (UNconfirmed as of today) and we are slated to be back in the water at The Asheville School Monday, June 8th. That … Continue reading Pool Update and Memorial Day Weekend Open Water Info
Asheville Masters had a solid Lake Summit crew this past weekend for open water time. Warming waters were notable. Low 60’s on Thursday and by Sunday up to 65-66F. Won’t likely need wetsuits next weekend! Becky Barth came to paddle and Misty Varnell, Andrew Pulsifer, Ted Bradley and Jakub Jiracek enjoyed the warmer shallows pre-swim. … Continue reading Lake Summit Open Water
Yesterday the water was lovely at Lake Summit! Steve Bradshaw and I warmed up right away, with wetsuits of course. Anywhere from 60 to 64° depending on where you were. Supposed to be warm this weekend, so Saturday and Sunday I will be there from 8 AM to noon for your swimming adventures! If you … Continue reading Saturday & Sunday Open Water
While we are all missing our pools and our morning swims together we sincerely hope that Buncombe County will allow pools to open as early as May 22 – separate from gyms – which will not likely open until June. Final say for access during ‘Phase 2’ to our home pool rests with The Asheville … Continue reading Quietly & Hopefully Awaiting Good News + Open Water Update
Although it’s early, this Saturday, May 2nd I will be down at Lake Summit from 9am-5pm at a private residence, and you are welcome to come swim in the 60°F water. I strongly recommend a wetsuit and an orange visibility buoy... I have 3 buoys to lend. Also, a partner to either swim with you … Continue reading Open Water Anyone?
Hello, Happy Spring and I hope this finds you exceptionally well! As we cautiously navigate towards the end date of our current North Carolina stay-at-home measures (tentatively set to be lifted April 29th) we hope to return to our beloved water world at The Asheville School. All decisions regarding our swim club's status there will … Continue reading Swimmer Check~In
Our lanemate and friend Larisa Barclay -and her husband Nate welcomed baby David James (they are calling him “DJ” for short) on Tuesday April 7 at 7pm. DJ is early at 36 weeks+ so labor was induced -long and difficult! DJ is in the NICU but has been doing well overall. 20 inches long and … Continue reading New Birth This Spring!￼