Swim


We're proud to share our swim program this year.  We've heard a lot of interest from the club members, and are really looking forward to your involvement in our new regular workouts as well as our pool and open water clinic series.  Come join us!

Kickoff Swim!  

Sun, Jan 25 at 10:30am at Aquatic Park: 
RSVP on the calendar here!

Swim Clinic Series

The swim program for SF Tri includes both pool and open water swim clinics and events. 

Pool Events

The 2015 pool swim series will be a 3-week series with clinics once a week, led by our fabulous Chris Danesi, 2014 Kona Ironman World Championship Triathlete 

Please see the calendar for event details and to RSVP.  

Open Water Events

The club's official open water swim clinic will be led by Gary Emich in March 2015 (in preparation for the Napa HITS target triathlon race).

Annual SFTC only Alcatraz Swim will be in October 2015. More details to come at the Mid-year kickoff meeting!

Target Swim Race will be the Tiburon Mile on September 20th, 2015. More details to come at the Mid-year kickoff meeting!
 
Trans Tahoe Relay is this year on July 18th, 2015. There is a lot of interest in this from club members this year. This event requires a team of 6 people and one lead who will coordinate registration and boat rental logistics. The club is expecting a lot of interest for this event this year, however will not be coordinating the details for each team. If you are interested in joining or leading a team, please contact the swim officer at swim at sftriclub dot org 

Regular Workouts

From February through May, the club will have open water Aquatic Park swims on Fridays at 7am. These are member-led, please see the calendar for event details and to RSVP.

For regular pool workouts, many club members swim at the public pools, for a drop-in fee of $5, or a Masters class that is conveniently-located for them. 

Public Pools
Drop in fee: $5

North Beach Pool: Located at 651 Lombard, between Mason & Powell in the North Beach/Russian Hill area.

Garfield Pool: Located at 26th and Harrison Streets in the Mission District. Phone number for further information is (415) 695-5001. Pool is indoors.

Martin Luther King Jr. Pool: Located at 3rd Avenue and Carroll St. in the Bayview-Hunter's Point District. Phone number for further information is (415) 822-2807. There are two indoor pools.

Rossi Pool: Located at Arguello Blvd. and Anza St. in the Richmond District. Phone number for further information is (415) 666-7014. Pool is indoors.

Sava Pool: Located at 19th Avenue and Wawona St. in the Sunset District. Phone number for further information is (415) 753-7000. Pool is indoors.
 
Hamilton Pool: Located at Geary and Steiner in the Fillmore District. 

Balboa Pool: Located at San Jose Ave & Havelock, southeast of Twin Peaks.  On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7am, there is a regular morning "swim fitness" coach led workout.   The price is the same as drop in fee.

For more info visit San Francisco Recreation & Parks



Masters Swimming

Pacific Masters: Central organization for over 100 masters swimming clubs in Northern California and Nevada. Must have a membership through them to be a part of a masters club/team. Comprehensive list of clubs can be found here: http://www.pacificmasters.org/index.shtml below are a few of the most popular groups in the area.

USF Masters: Located in the Koret Center at USF. Contact coach Valeriy (415) 422-2597 or Cathy Huang 415-422-6247. $15 drop-in fee. Call first. Must have masters card.

Fog City Masters: Located at Herbst Natatorium at St. Ignatius High School in the Sunset. $6.00 drop in fee, masters card required. Contact Diane Davis at 415-682-5044.

SF Tsunami Masters: Located at Hamilton pool. Must have a masters card, first two swims are free then must join club to continue. info@sftsunami.org.

Club One Masters: Located at Club One Facilities in the bay area.  Must be a Club One Member.  For more info contact the coach at: Nick.Lee@clubone.com


Open Water Clubs and Swim Resources

South End Rowing Club: 500 Jefferson St, Open water swimming, $6.50 use fee for non-members. 415-776-7372.

Dolphin Club: 502 Jefferson St, $5 use fee for non-members. 415-441-9329.

Swimart: Coach Leslie Thomas runs open water swim clinics for all levels on a regular basis in Aquatic Park. She also offers piloted swims and personal instruction. More info can be found at:http://swim-art.com


Water World Swim:
 Coach Pedro (swam from Alcatraz over 500) hosts group swims in Aquatic Park. This group is very focused on Alcatraz crossings and hosts many open water swim races. Worth a look. http://www.waterworldswim.com/default.asp

Questions? Feel free to email the swim officer.



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