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2 July 2012

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The Olympic Trials  are almost over. Congratulations to Dana Vollmer and Anthony Ervin for making the trip to London.

Thursday, the US Masters Swimming Summer Championships will be contested at the Trials Pool in Omaha. The Pacific Masters office will be open for limited service on Thursday and Friday.

Enjoy the summer.

Fun, Fitness & Competition

Kind regards,


Michael Moore


Rough Water Open Water Swim 

The meet sheet for the Santa Cruz Rough Water swim is on line. The meet is on 28 July 2012 (Saturday) the meet is very popular and you are encouraged to enter early. 
Cruz Cruise 

The 2012 Cruz Cruise is on Sunday 29 July. The two mile course starts and finishes to the north side of the Santa Cruz pier. Water temperature is very cool and is usually in the 57 to 62 degree F range.
MAAC Short Course Meters 

The Modesto Short Course Meters swim is the first swim of the Short Course Meters season. The meet is very popular and always sells out
Donner Lake
Open Water Swim 

The Donner Lake Open Water swim an open water swim from the east shore to the west shore (a 2.7 swim) is now posted. The swim is limited to the first 350 registered swimmers. 
Coaching Position
Temescal Masters 

Temescal Aquatic Masters ("TEME") located in Oakland CA, is seeking an experienced Head Swim Coach.  TEME has 205+ members of all abilities, from recreational swimmers who want feedback and encouragement to collegiate swimmers interested in training for meets and open water swims.  This is a part-time (minimum three workouts weekly plus administrative duties), year-round position. Lifeguard/Adult CPR/First Aid certified required.  For a full job description and to apply, visit
Long Course 

This year the Pacific Masters Long Course Championships are being held at the College of San Mateo, organized by the San Mateo Masters. The championships will be held in the very fast 50 Meter pool 10-12 August.   
At the pool venue, there is a beautiful view of the San Francisco bay area. The Aquatic Center is adjacent to the Health and Wellness Building 5. 
Pacific Masters Video of the Week

A video of the Lake Del Valle Water festival is the Pacific Masters video of the week
Del Valle Open Water Festival 2012
Del Valle Open Water Festival 2012