John Nogue Swim for Science – Sunday April 14

Sign-up sheets have been posted for the John Nogue Swim for Science (Pier 15), Sunday, April 14, 2019. 

You will walk to the Capurro’s dock and get on a boat that will transport swimmers to Pier 15.  The length of the swim is approximately 2.3 miles. You will be swimming with an ebb.

Here’s the timing:

Sign in              7:45 am- 8:30     BOAT FEE $20
Pilot briefing     8:45
Swim briefing   9:00
Walk to boat     9:15 – swimmers’ boat leaves dock by 9:30
Jump                10:00

We always have ‘help’ opportunities – You will need 3 helps to qualify for the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz swims – So get them checked off early.   

We will need help at the following posts: 

Clothes Wranglers – Rebecca Wolski    rebecca.wolski@gmail.com

(min. 3 needed – AND you get to park in the Dolphin Club driveway)  

Check In – Eric Shupert –                       Eps307@hotmail.com  

Timing – Polly Rose                               pollyrose1612@gmail.com 

Galley – Nanda Palmieri                        nanda@caterwaul.net

Clean up – Neil Powers                         nipowerssf@gmail.com  

Please contact these people directly.

If this is your first swim of the year, the check-in desk will collect the annual $55 swim fee from you.  

If this is your first 2019 swim AND your membership is listed with a club other than the Dolphin Club, please bring a copy of your USMS card.  

You will also need to sign the annual Dolphin Club Swim waiver.  Here is a link:  https://waiver.fr/p-deNz3

Crazy Cove Swim – Sunday April 7

The swimmer sign-up sheet has been posted for the CRAZY Cove swim on Sunday April 7!

We have cooked up something fun.

Here’s the timing:

Check-in                     7:30-8:15

Swim/Pilot Briefing     8:25

Jump                          9:00

This is not a qualifying swim for Alcatraz and Golden Gate.

We always have ‘help’ opportunities – You will need 3 helps to qualify for the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz swims. Get them checked off early!   

We will need help with the following: 

Check In – Eric Shupert –                           Eps307@hotmail.com  

Timing – Polly Rose                                  pollyrose1612@gmail.com 

Galley – Nanda Palmieri                            nanda@caterwaul.net

Clean up – Neil Powers                             nipowerssf@gmail.com  

Please contact these people directly.

You will also need to sign the annual Dolphin Club Swim waiver.  Here is a link:  https://waiver.fr/p-deNz3

Yacht Harbor Swim, Saturday, March 23

Sign-up sheets are up for the Yacht Harbor Swim, Saturday, March 23.  

We walk to Yacht Harbor, jump at the beach and swim back to Aquatic Park with a flood – distance: 1.5 miles.

Here’s the timing:

7:45-8:30     Sign in

8:30             Pilot Briefing

8:45             Swim briefing

9:00             Walk to Yacht Harbor (almost 2 mile walk)

10:00           Jump

We always have ‘help’ opportunities – You will need 3 helps to qualify for the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz swims – So get them checked off early.   

We will need help at the following posts: 

Clothes Wranglers – Rebecca Wolski      rebecca.wolski@gmail.com

(min. 3 needed – AND you get to park in the Dolphin Club driveway)  

Check In – Eric Shupert –                           Eps307@hotmail.com  

Timing – Polly Rose                                    pollyrose1612@gmail.com 

Galley – Nanda Palmieri                             nanda@caterwaul.net

Clean up – Neil Powers                              nipowerssf@gmail.com  

Please contact these people directly.

If this is your first swim of the year, the check-in desk will collect the annual $55 swim fee from you.  

If this is your first 2019 swim AND your membership is listed with a club other than the Dolphin Club, please bring a copy of your USMS card.  

You will also need to sign the annual Dolphin Club Swim waiver.  Here is a link:  https://waiver.fr/p-deNz3

Introduction to Bay Swimming Class

For new swimmers and anyone who wants to brush up or learn more, please join us Saturday, April 13 at 8:30am for an Intro to Bay Swimming.  The class will also be held June 8th, August 24th, and October 12th.

Details:

This 2-3 hour session includes:

A ~1-hour chat with Q & A covering:

the geography of our cove
swimming out in the Bay
basic info about tides and currents
our non-human friends in the water
swimming in cold water and how to avoid hypothermia

. . . and lots more.

Classroom time will be followed by an optional group swim.


Location: 

The Dolphin Club

Please note that participants must be 18 or older and able to comfortably swim 400 yards.
Class size limited to 12 people – RSVP required
Please bring your own suit, towel, cap, and goggles.

Fees:
Dolphin Club Members: Free
Non-members: $10 day-use fee (class included)

Payment by CHECK to the Dolphin Club or Cash no credit cards

Here is a link to sign up: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSebv12pDzfhphZRODMSn_2RCA_PuslKmzh5Pi_Z7nG3jOSO2A/viewform

For more information, please contact the swim commissioner

Gashouse Cove Swim – Saturday, February 9

Sign-up sheets have been posted for the Gas House Cove swim, Saturday February 9.

We walk to Fort Mason, jump off the dock and swim out through Gas House Cove and back to Aquatic Park with a nice flood – distance: 1 mile.

Here’s the timing:

8:45              Pilot briefing

8:00-8:45      Sign in

9:00              Swim briefing

9:15              Walk to Gas House Cove

10:00            Jump

We always have ‘help’ opportunities – You will need 3 helps to qualify for the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz swims – So get them checked off early.   

We will need help at the following posts: 

Clothes Wranglers – Rebecca Wolski      rebecca.wolski@gmail.com

(min. 3 needed – AND you get to park in the Dolphin Club driveway)  

Check In – Eric Shupert –                           Eps307@hotmail.com  

Timing – Polly Rose                                    pollyrose1612@gmail.com 

Galley – Nanda Palmieri                             nanda@caterwaul.net

Clean up – Neil Powers                              nipowerssf@gmail.com  

Please contact these people directly.

If this is your first swim of the year, the check-in desk will collect the annual $55 swim fee from you.  

If this is your first 2019 swim AND your membership is listed with a club other than the Dolphin Club, please bring a copy of your USMS card.  

You will also need to sign the annual Dolphin Club Swim waiver.  Here is a link:  https://waiver.fr/p-deNz3

Pier 41 Swim – Sunday January 27

Here we go!  Sign-up sheets have been posted for the first Dolphin Club swim of 2019:  Pier 41 on Sunday, January 27.

Here’s the timing:

CHECK IN                                               7:30-8:15 am
PILOT BRIEFING on the dock           8:15 am
SWIM BRIEFING                                  8:30 am
WALK TO PIER 41                                8:45 am
ROLL CALL/WAIVERS at Pier 41     9:15 am
JUMP                                                       9:30 am

Since this is the first swim of the year, the check-in desk will collect the annual $55 swim fee from you (yes, it has gone up a bit this year to help cover our increasing costs).

You will also need to show proof of USMS membership.  If your membership is listed with a club other than the Dolphin Club, please bring a copy of your USMS card.

Pier 41 requires an additional waiver in order to use their dock, which we will have for you to sign at check in.

We have help opportunities for those of you who want to get a head start on your 2019 helps.  Please contact the following directly:

Timing – Polly:                           pollyrose1612@gmail.com

Galley – Nanda:                         nanda@caterwaul.net

Check-In – Eric:                         eps307@hotmail.com

Clean-Up – Neal:                      nipowerssf@gmail.com

Clothes Wranglers – Terry:         terryhorn@sbcglobal.net

Clothes wranglers will transport swimmers’ (minimal) clothes back to the club.