Jun 25

The San Diego-Imperial Swimming office will be closed Monday, July 4th, in observance of Independence Day.

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May 29

imgresThe San Diego-Imperial Swimming office will be closed Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

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Jan 13

The San Diego-Imperial Swimming office will be closed Monday, January 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Dec 17

christmas-wreathThe San Diego-Imperial Swim Office will be closed on December 24th, 25th and January 1st in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Holidays.

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Nov 19

The Swim Office will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 26 and 27, in observance of Thanksgiving.

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Nov 16

At tonight’s annual House of Delegates meeting, SI Swimming held its elections for the upcoming 2016-2017 term.  Your new Board of Directors includes:

General Chair:  Kevin Lee
Admin Chair: Debbie Baldwin
Treasurer: John McGlynn
Secretary:  Mary Redmond
Senior Vice Chair: Dave Kilmer
Age Group Vice Chair: Sean Redmond
Technical Vice Chair:  Tom Paradowski
Athletes’ Rep: Maddie Cosgrove, Jason Ornelas
Registration Chair:  Deanna Rupp
Admin Board of Review: Keith Clements, Don Watkinds, Matt Boese, Pat Tope, Dean Bailey, John Smigal, Scott Lawson, Michael DeMarco (athlete), Roy Perkins (athlete)

Congratulations and good luck to all the newly elected Board Members!

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Nov 07

The SI Swim Office will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day.

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Sep 03

The SI Swim Office will be closed on Monday, 7 September 2015 for the Labor Day Holiday.

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Jun 29

All of the folks at San Diego-Imperial Swimming wish all of our swimmers, volunteers and their families a happy and safe Fourth of July Weekend as we celebrate the day that the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence.july4th

We, therefore, the Representatives of the United States of America, in General Congress, Assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world for the rectitude of our intentions, do, in the Name, and by Authority of the good People of these Colonies, solemnly publish and declare, That these united Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States, that they are Absolved from all Allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain, is and ought to be totally dissolved; and that as Free and Independent States, they have full Power to levy War, conclude Peace, contract Alliances, establish Commerce, and to do all other Acts and Things which Independent States may of right do. — And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor.

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May 19

memorialThe San Diego-Imperial Swim Office will be closed on Monday, 25 May in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

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Mar 25

Once again, San Diego-Imperial Swimming has made Seasonal USA Swimming Registration available at a reduced cost for swimmers only swimming during the warmer months. Seasonal registration only costs $37 vice $62 for year-round registration, but is only valid from April 3rd to August 31, 2015. The Seasonal Athlete Registration application form is available from the “2015 Registration Forms” box in the right-hand column of our home page.

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Feb 25

USA Swimming has distributed a handy checklist for coaches who want to join USA Swimming or renew an existing membership.  In addition, San Diego-Imperial Swimming has provided a new sign-off form required from USA Swimming for Safety Training for Swim Coaches in water skills. This needs to be sent to the Swim office with the online completion certificate in order to update Safety Training for Swim Coaches, effective today.

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Feb 10

The swim office will be closed on Monday February 16 in observance of Presidents Day.

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Feb 06

A very nice and detailed obituary for John K. Riess, former General Chair of this LSC, can now be found online.

A Celebration of Life for John K. Riess will be held Tuesday, February 17, at 1 p.m. at North Chapel, Liberty Station, 2881 Roosevelt Road, San Diego, CA 92106.  A reception will follow at Mission Bay Yacht Club, 1215 El Carmel Court, San Diego, CA 92109. Interment will take place privately at Miramar National Cemetery.

In lieu of sending flowers, please consider donations to one of John’s favorite causes:

  • Brain cancer research at the University of California San Diego, Moores Cancer Center.  Please make checks payable to Dr. Santosh Kesari Brain Cancer Research Fund, noting that the gift is in memory of John Riess. Checks may be mailed to UCSD Cancer Center, 3855 Health Services Drive, MC 0819, La Jolla, CA 92093. To donate online, visit Dr. Kesari’s webpage.
  • Relay for Life, Rancho Penasquitos. Please consider donating a tribute or sponsoring a luminaria in honor of John. His daughter Sandy will walk during the relay in his memory. Learn more or donate here  www.relayforlife.org

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Jan 27

San Diego-Imperial Swimming is saddened to report that John K. Riess, age 74, a long time member of the San Diego and USA Swimming family, and a former General Chair of this LSC, has passed away after a lengthy illness.  More details will be shared as they become available.

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