2021 pier 39 results

The first post-pandemic timed group swim went from Pier 39 to Aquatic Park on an ebb tide, which carried the swimmers to fast finishes. Everyone was so glad to do a swim in the old pre-pandemic manner that the few minor glitches went unnoticed.  Swimmers, Pilots, and Helpers all enjoyed …

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2021 Pride Swim

June 26, 2021 This year’s traditional Pride Swim, with the jump at Coghlan Beach, was the opening of the Dolphin Club’s regular group swimming season. The swim was done in tandem with the SERC Pride swim.  The finish order and the times were not captured: this swim was to celebrate …

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2020 -2021 Polar Bear Challenge

December 21, 2020 through March 21, 2021 This year’s Polar Bear Challenge was more challenging than usual: DC only partially open – all indoors facilities closed (including showers and saunas); reservations for limited number of slots per week; and if one couldn’t get a slot, their swims were off the …

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2020-2021 Penguin Challenge

As a club, we have been presented with many challenges this year and have adapted. Given the additional challenge of swimming through the winter with no sauna or swimming from the bleachers with no hot shower or sauna, I am proposing an adaptation to the Polar Bear Challenge. It will …

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2020 Walt Schneebeli Over 60 Cove results

August 15, 2020 Due to conditions beyond anyone’s control, Dolphin Club group swims have not been swum this year.  However, some members wanted to commemorate our older swimmers by doing some form of the yearly Walt Schneebeli Over 60 swim, so the instructions were: ‘Homage to Walt and Charlie and …

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2020 Pier 39 Swim Results

March 1, 2020 Despite wind warnings, both the swim itself and the test swim were performed with little difficulty, since the wind did not pick up until the swim and test swim were nearly finished.  On the whole, a beautiful morning on the Bay, enough ebb current to quicken times …

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