Saturday, June 29, 2024

July 5th practice update and other notes for July

No Practice on Friday, 5 July:

There will be no practice on 5 July because of changes to the pool operating hours on that day.  The pool has lap swimming (short course) available from 10am to 7pm.

Pool configuration and closures:

The pool is currently scheduled to be configured for long course for every practice this month.  The pool is also scheduled to be closed on Friday, 26 July, due to a swim meet.  We will confirm the facility availability for CMA practice on 26 July later in the month.

CMA merchandise:

  • CMA Latex swim caps $3.00 
  • CMA Crew neck Sweatshirts $32.00 
  • CMA Hoodie Sweatshirts $28.00 
  • CMA T-shirts $15.00
  • CMA Towels $40.00
Contact Jane if interested.

Substitute Coach:

We will have a substitute coach on 1 July (Mon) and 3 July (Wed) while Coach Rhonda is out of town.

Payment Reminder: Coronado Masters Association (CMA) monthly payments are due shortly. Please send your payment no later than the 5th of next month. You can pay via Venmo or check – NO CASH. Remember to include in the Venmo/check comments who payment is for (first and last name) and the month for which you are paying.  

US Masters Swimming membership: CMA’s rental contract with the BBMAC requires that CMA swimmers have a USMS membership for 2024. To obtain a membership, visit this URL: https://www.usms.org/join-usms/join-or-renew

Sunday, May 26, 2024

Memorial Day swim practice and other updates for June

Memorial Day Swim Practice:

CMA will have a single, 1-hour practice on Memorial Day from 6am to 7am.  There is no 5:30am practice on Memorial Day.

La Jolla Pier to Cove Swim:

The La Jolla Swim Club's Pier to Cove Swim is on 30 June.  A link to the event is below:

https://www.lajollacoveswimclub.com/event-5471333

A few CMA swimmers are planning to swim, so if you plan to sign-up, contact Jane.

CMA merchandise: 

There are still a few items available:

  • CMA Latex swim caps $3.00 
  • CMA Crew neck Sweatshirts $32.00 
  • CMA Hoodie Sweatshirts $28.00 
  • CMA T-shirts $15.00
  • CMA Towels $40.00
Contact Jane about any remaining sizes available if interested.

Guest Coach:

Maddy will be coaching a few days while Rhonda is out-of-town in late May / early June.

Payment Reminder: Coronado Masters Association (CMA) monthly payments are due shortly. Please send your payment no later than the 5th of next month. You can pay via Venmo or check – NO CASH. Remember to include in the Venmo/check comments who payment is for (first and last name) and the month for which you are paying.  

US Masters Swimming membership: CMA’s rental contract with the BBMAC requires that CMA swimmers have a USMS membership for 2024. To obtain a membership, visit this URL: https://www.usms.org/join-usms/join-or-renew

Saturday, April 27, 2024

CMA Updates for May

Summer Open Water Swims:

There are a few open water swims around San Diego this summer beginning with the La Jolla Swim Club's Pier to Cove Swim on 30 June.  A link to the event is below:

https://www.lajollacoveswimclub.com/event-5471333

The swim is ~1.5 miles beginning at the Scripps Pier and ending in La Jolla Cove.  There are separate divisions for those who want to swim with wetsuits/fins/paddles and those who do not.  A few CMA swimmers will be participating, so if you have interest, contact Jane.  

In addition, groups of CMA swimmers occasionally meet up at La Jolla Cove or Shores during the weekends beginning around May to do open water swims.  If you have interest, you can talk to Jane to see if there will be a meet-up during the weekend.

CMA merchandise: 

There still a few items available:

  • CMA Latex swim caps $3.00 
  • CMA Crew neck Sweatshirts $32.00 
  • CMA Hoodie Sweatshirts $28.00 
  • CMA T-shirts $15.00
  • CMA Towels $40.00
Contact Jane about the remaining sizes available if interested.

Guest Coach:

Maddy is coaching us while Rhonda is out-of-town through 3 May.

Payment Reminder: Coronado Masters Association (CMA) monthly payments are due shortly. Please send your payment no later than the 5th of next month. You can pay via Venmo or check – NO CASH. Remember to include in the Venmo/check comments who payment is for (first and last name) and the month for which you are paying.  

US Masters Swimming membership: CMA’s rental contract with the BBMAC requires that CMA swimmers have a USMS membership for 2024. To obtain a membership, visit this URL: https://www.usms.org/join-usms/join-or-renew


 

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

CMA Team Towels Now Available

In addition to the CMA apparel referenced in the previous post, team towels are now available for purchase for $40.  Contact Jane if you are interested.  The artwork depicted in the towels was designed by Jinny and inspired by the "glorious sunrises" over the pool at the end of practices!  Pictures of the new towels are shown below (click image to view in full resolution):

 
 


Tuesday, March 26, 2024

CMA Updates for April

Payment Reminder: Coronado Masters Association (CMA) monthly payments are due shortly. Please send your payment no later than the 5th of next month. You can pay via Venmo or check – NO CASH. Remember to include in the Venmo/check comments who payment is for (first and last name) and the month for which you are paying.  

US Masters Swimming membership: CMA’s rental contract with the BBMAC requires that CMA swimmers have a USMS membership for 2024. To obtain a membership, visit this URL: https://www.usms.org/join-usms/join-or-renew

CMA merchandise: 

-Items available include-

  • CMA Latex swim caps $3.00 
  • CMA Crewneck Sweatshirts $32.00 
  • CMA Hoodie Sweatshirts $28.00 
  • CMA tee shirts $15.00 

All sizes available - Sm Md Lrg XL XXL

Contact Jane if you are interested in purchasing any items.

Facility: The pool is expected to be configured for long course more frequently in April as teams from out-of-town visit the facility for training.

Sunday, February 25, 2024

CMA Updates for March

Payment Reminder: Coronado Masters Association (CMA) monthly payments are due shortly.  Please send your payment no later than the 5th of next month. You can pay via Venmo or check – NO CASH.  Remember to include in the Venmo/check comments who payment is for (first and last name) and the month for which you are paying.

US Masters Swimming membership: CMA’s rental contract with the BBMAC requires that CMA swimmers have a USMS membership for 2024.  To obtain a membership, visit this URL: https://www.usms.org/join-usms/join-or-renew


CMA apparel: CMA is looking into team towels.  Contact Jane if you might have interest.


Other: The city aquatics center is expected to be closed through August 21, so the BBMAC may appear busier with more public lap swimmers in the mornings.

Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Practice on Wednesday (7 Feb) is cancelled

Practice for tomorrow, Wednesday, 7 February, has been cancelled.  We expect to have normal practice hours on Friday.

Saturday, January 13, 2024