Greenville Splash Masters
May News Splash 2019
2019 Adult Learn to Swim
We have some proud new swimmers!
Greenville Splash taught 45 adults to swim this year! We are so thankful to have these volunteers teach this year: Leah Aragon, Amy Browning, Allan Byer, Michelle Carpenter, Kacky Elliott, Bill Ewell, David Hall, Kristin Knowles, Mark Kothe, Carolyn Moore, Leslie Scott, and Brenda Stephens.
Dixie Zone Championships
Saturday, June 15th, 9am to Sunday, June 16th, 2pm
2700 West Blue Ridge Drive
This is our home meet! We need everyone to help as a swimmer, volunteer or spectator! Click here for more info and to register: Register by June 1 for event t-shirt. Last day to register online is June 11. And of course the funnest meet social ever at World Piece Pizza 6:30-9:00 pm. Free Beer to participants and volunteers! Live music with Kyle Rowland.
O Crud, Swim or Run Riverside Marina, Belmont, NC 5k Run and 3 Swim Distances
Saturday workout 10:00-11:30 am at GCAC and Team Social at John Decker's place 12:00 noon. We will grill burgers and sit out by the pool. RSVP to Leslie or John if attending.
Planning meeting for Dixie Zones, all are invited 6:30 pm at Allan Byer's home.
May 27 Memorial Day
First Group Open Water Swim at Lake Jocassee. We meet at 8:30 am Devil's Fork State Park, in front of Eclectic Sun at Devil's Fork State Park Pavillion. You must be USMS registered and have a safe swimmer float. First time swimmers can fill out a 30 day waiver. We have extra floats if needed. Please RSVP if you plan to attend: email@example.com. We also love to have kayak volunteers.
June 1 - 10 USMS Try Masters Swim Week. Invite your friends to try a workout. Swimming, there is no better exercise!
Lowcountry Splash 2.4 and 6 mile Open Water Swim in Charleston. So far Sara Bopp, Janice Hebel, Michelle Jones, Casey Oliver, Melissa Patterson, Cheryl Quinn, Nicole Smith, Jamie Whitlock are planning to go. Click here for info.
Dixie Zone LCM Championships, Greenville, SC
This is our home meet We need everyone to help as a swimmer, volunteer or spectator!
Register by June 1 for event t-shirt. Last day to register online is June 11.
Dixie Zone Meet Social at World Piece Pizza 6:30-9:00 pm. Free Beer to participants and volunteers! Live music with Kyle Rowland.
Group Open Water Swim at Lake Jocassee
Fontana Lake Open Water Swim 5k, 10k and 15k Almond, NC (near Bryson City)
July 21, Aug. 4 and Aug. 18
Group Open Water Swim at Lake Jocassee
Upstate Splash Open Water Charity Swim Lake Jocassee, Salem, SC Hosted by Greenville Splash Registration is now open, click here:
Spring Workout Hours: The pool is now long course. MW 7-8 pm, TuTh 5:30-7:00 am, Sat 6:30-8:00 am, TuThF 8:30-10:00 am. Saturday workout will be either 8:00 or 10:00. Check website or message groups. Pool closed May 4-5 for age group meet.
Kroc Center: MWF 6-7 am
GHS YMCA: MW 6:30-7:30 pm, MTuTh 5:30-6:30 am
Swim on your own? Print out a Greenville Splash workout to take to the pool!
We are proud to announce that our 400 Free Relay of Janice Hebel, Carolyn Moore, Cheryl Quinn and Susan DeMere was the fastest relay in all of the U.S. last year. So they have earned the title of USMS All American!
Kudos to Bob McAdam and Stephanie Heatley for their amazing accomplishments at the USMS Spring SCY National Championships in Mesa, Arizona. Bob was 2nd 100 Breast, 3rd 200 Breast, 9th 200 IM, and 4th 400 IM. Stephanie was 3rd 1650 Free, 5th 1,000 Free, 7th 500 Free, and 10th 100 Back.
Casey Oliver is our open water super woman! She just completed the SCAR Swims in Arizona. She swam 4 lakes, 4 days, 40 miles: Saguaro Lake 9 miles, Canyon Lake 9 miles, Apache Lake 17 miles, and Rosevelt Lake 5 miles. That was 22 hours of swimming! Way to Go!
Open Water Adventurer, Kevin Pollman completes the Samoa Channel Swim 14 + miles in 6 hours 17 minutes. Such a beautiful place!
North Carolina SCY Championships in Cary, NC: Awesome races from: Rob Seigler, John Decker, Susan DeMere and Jeff Dietrich. Susan smashed the 200 Free State Record! Jeff placed 2nd 100 Free, 50 Fly, 200 Free, and 100 IM. Rob placed 1st 100 Fly and 100 IM, 2nd 50 Fly and 100 Free, 3rd 100 Back and 4th 50 Free. John placed 1st 400 IM and 200 Fly, 2nd 200 Breast.
USMS Spring Nationals Mesa, Arizona
SCAR Swim Arizona
Samoa Channel Swim
Fun In and Out of the Pool!
Open Water Articles by USMS
Make a Difference
Thank you so much to all of our swimmers that volunteer for Greenville Splash! Your efforts help to make our community safer in the water and provide fitness and competition activities for swimmers.
Our next meet planning meeting for the Dixie Zones is May 21st at Allan's home. We will meet to make final preparations for the Dixie Zone LCM Championships in June. It's a great feeling of giving back to our fellow swimmers around the country.
Meet the Greenville Splash Advisory Board:
Sara Bopp, Amy Browning, John Decker, Mark Kothe, Carolyn Moore, Casey Oliver, Judi Rich, and Leslie Scott
Please, reach out to these board members with any suggestions for the future success of your Greenville Splash Masters team. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Follow us on facebook, twitter, instagram and our website for more information about our USMS club. We always welcome all swimmers to any of our workouts, events and socials. Join the fun!
Visit Sara Bopp O.D.
877 NE Main St. Suite A Simpsonville, SC 29681