Greenville Splash Masters

April News Splash

April is Adult Learn to Swim Month

April is Adult Learn-to-Swim Month 2017 PSA

Greenville Splash Provides Free Lessons in Recognition of Adult Learn to Swim Month

Over one third of adults in the United States cannot swim the length of the pool.

Greenville Splash wants to change that in our community!

We have 60 swimmers ready to begin free swim lessons and embark on a new journey of learning something new, conquering fears and improving skills and fitness levels. Our adult learn to swim program will be held at Westside Aquatic Complex on Wednesday evenings April 5 to May 10th. We are very grateful to Westside for allowing us to use the therapy pool for the lessons and to our wonderful volunteers. Our sixteen fabulous volunteers are: Leah Aragon, Barbara Barber, Amy Browning, Allan Byer, David Hall, Doug Long, Mark Kothe, Carolyn Moore, Casey Oliver, Melissa Patterson, Judi Rich, Leslie Scott, Allyson Seitzer, Tyler Sites, Claire Walker, and Kim Williams.

Learn about USMS member, Mari's Life Changing Experience

Mari Soliman's Adult Learn-to-Swim Story

Flash Sale for Team Merchandise

Order cool Greenville Splash t-shirts, hoodies, shorts and half-zip tops through BSN Sports. Swimmers have the opportunity to order Greenville Splash gear. Order directly from the company and items are shipped to your house! Orders deadline has been extended to April 21.

To place an order click here:

Greenville Splash Fun

We had a fantastic turnout for our team social at Quest Brewery. Quest is a big supporter of the Upstate Splash. The owner gave an informative talk about their business and commitment to the environment and the community. It was fun to see so many swimmers outside of the pool!

Splashing Accomplishments:

Molly Willingham competed at the Dynamo Short Course Yards Invitational. She rocked three 200's in one day: fly, back and free along with some 50 sprints!

We are off to an awesome start of the triathlon season with Eric Mitchell and Allen Rhodes competing at the Parris Island Triathlon in stellar form!

Follow us 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!

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Alex Biere Swimmer of the Month

We are proud to recognize Alex Biere as swimmer of the month! Alex started swimming with us last summer during his business trips for BMW from Germany. He and his wife Miriam moved to Greenville for a 3 year assignment in September and have been an awesome addition to the team. (Miriam swims too!) Alex has already swam in his first American open water event (Upstate Splash) and his first American swim meet. Alex has excellent attendance at Westside workouts. He leads the lane and always makes his lane mates swim faster intervals than they really want to. He loves relays and racing others as long as they don't get a head start. Alex has the best sense of humor and an extremely quick wit especially considering he has to navigate through a different culture and language. Alex and Miriam can be found at our team socials. Make sure to introduce yourself and throw a funny English idiom his way. Alex will quickly put it into his translator app to have a funny comeback. We admire how fast Alex swims; but love the way he makes everyone smile and laugh even more!

Upstate Splash Makes a Donation to the Anderson YMCA

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Carolyn Moore and Steve Scott award a check to the Aquatic Director, Madison Wesley at the Anderson YMCA. The funds will be used for the Spring Break Water Safety Week Kids Camp. This camp reaches out to underprivileged kids and gives them a week of fun at the Y to learn water safety and learn how to swim.
Greenville Splash 2017 Membership Dues

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Upcoming Events

April 21

Team Social Main Street Fridays at Noma Square. Come meet your teammates and listen to great music. In case of rain we will go to Kilpatrick's right across from the Hyatt downtown.

April 10-14

Water Safety Week at the Greenville YMCA

Click here for more information and to register to volunteer

May 4-7

YMCA Masters Nationals Sarasota, Fl. Let Leslie know if you are thinking about going. Entry deadline April 13

Click here for more info and to register:

May 19

South Carolina Senior Sports Classic Florence, SC

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June 3

Low Country Splash Charleston, SC

2.4 and 5 Mile Open Water Swim. We will have a large group going. Look for our team banner. And if you want to meet for beach fun and dinner, let us know.

To register click here

June 10

Beaufort River Swim 3 Mile Open Water Swim

James Walsh is going. Let us know if you plan to go.

To register click here

June 30 - July 2

Dixie Zone Championships at Westside

Greenville Splash hosts this event so mark your calendar

Sept 16

Upstate Splash Charity Open Water Swim at Lake Jocassee hosted by Greenville Splash

Oct 8

Bermuda Round the Sound

Anyone interested? Ask Leslie or Sara for more info. Click here for information

Fun in and out of the Water

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Greenville Splash swimmers enjoy a workout at the GHS Y.

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Repping Their Green at Westside

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Russell and Allan Hang With All the Girls

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Schedule Updates

Westside: Starting April 21 the pool will be short course Mon - Thurs. and long course on Friday and Saturdays. On June 2 it will be long course everyday.

New Masters Workouts at the Anderson YMCA with Coach Debra Sanders

Sunday 2:00 - 3:00 pm, Wednesday 6:00 - 7:00 pm, and Friday 5:45 - 6:45 am

Open Water Group Swims Schedule

May 29, June 11, June 25, July 16, July 30, August 13 (Team Picnic) and August 27

We meet at Devil's Fork State Park at Lake Jocassee at 9:00 am. More info coming soon. Order your safe swimmer float if you plan to join us.

Swim Equipment

Our coaches want you to have swim equipment, especially fins! Go to our team store to see what we recommend and help support our team. Order your safe swimmer float here.
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Advisory Board

Meet the Greenville Splash Advisory Board:

Sara Bopp, Amy Browning, Mark Kothe, Carolyn Moore, Casey Oliver, Judi Rich, Leslie Scott and Tyler Sites

Please, reach out to these board members with any suggestions for the future success of your Greenville Splash Masters team. Email:

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Visit Sara Bopp O.D.

877 NE Main St. Suite A

Simpsonville, SC 29681