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A friendly reminder about using your membership cards

Jun 6, 2017   //   by President   //   General Announcements (pool closings, events), News  //  No Comments

This is just a friendly reminder to bring your membership cards and to use them every time you enter Old Farm Pool.  Scanning your card is the fastest way to check in. Membership cards continue to work from year-to-year, so last year’s cards should work fine if you renewed your membership. Nevertheless, if your card is not working properly, or if you are missing membership cards, please let the desk attendant know, and we will produce new cards for you. Also, if you are a new member or you have previously requested membership cards, please inquire with the desk attendant about whether your cards are ready.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Let your kids hula out of school and into summer at OFP

Jun 4, 2017   //   by Social   //   General Announcements (pool closings, events), News  //  No Comments

Monday, June 19, 6:30 – 9:00 on the pool deck

Bring the kids and enjoy the first day of summer with neighborhood friends.  We will serenade them with a DJ, dancing, games and some dinner.  Tickets are $5 and can be purchased online ahead of time.  Price includes 2 pieces of pizza, a drink and dessert.  Have fun and pick up some new limbo skills.  See you there!

You can also click here for tickets

A note about lane usage during Swim Team practice

Jun 2, 2017   //   by President   //   General Announcements (pool closings, events), News, Swim Team  //  No Comments

Due to the unexpectedly large number of swimmers this year on the Old Farm Swim Team, our coaches will be using 5 lanes of the pool between 5:30 and 6:15 pm (45 minutes) each weekday evening until the end of the MCPS school year, which is June 16. Note that 15 of those 45 minutes occur during adult swim. After June 16, the team will begin holding additional morning practices, so we expect a normal afternoon usage pattern will develop at that time. We regret any inconvenience, and we will explore alternative arrangements for next year to avoid this arrangement. Thank you.

FINS Swimming is thrilled to be coaching at Old Farm Pool for our 5th summer!

May 31, 2017   //   by oldfarmpool   //   General Announcements (pool closings, events), News  //  No Comments

Over these past few years, it’s been a joy to watch the Old Farm team grow in size, spirit, skill, and all around fun.  We are excited to be getting another summer underway and to watch the continued progress and development of an absolutely amazing community team!

We would like to share information on our FINS Summer Programs & Lessons that will be taking place this summer at Old Farm – these are in addition to normal swim team activities/practices.  These are programs that swim team members and non-swim team-members alike can access throughout the summer. Additionally, non-members at Old Farm can also access these programs (in case you have family friends who are not members but may be in town for a bit of swimming!).

All Old Farm members can access these programs at a 15% discount!

Please take a look at this flyer and let us know if you have any questions whatsoever.

All questions can go to: summer@finsswimming.com

Teen Volunteers Wanted to Help with Fourth of July Party

Looking for a few teen Volunteers to help make the Fourth of July party great!

We would like to gather a group of teens together to organize and execute some activities for the Fourth of July party at Old Farm.  We will have 6 to 8 games and crafts depending on the number of volunteers.  We would like 4 Leaders and 8 Participants. The commitment for Leaders is 4-5 hours (2 hours ON the FOURTH of JULY plus 2 hours AHEAD of time to plan and gather materials).  The commitment for Participants is 1 1/2 to 2 hours.  Participants will run the activity, game or craft.  All volunteers will get SSL hours for their help.  Please help make the Fourth of July party a great one!

Click Here to Volunteer

Did you get the babysitter? The Wine and Cheese is coming!

Saturday, June 10, 7 – 10:30 under the NEW Old Farm Pool Pavillion

Make your arrangements now!  We are looking forward to spending time with our friends and neighbors as we kick off the summer season.  Tickets are available online for our Annual Wine and Cheese (and, now beer!) Tasting.  The cost is $20 ahead of time and $25 at the door.  There will also be savory treats to enjoy.  See you there!

You can also click here for tickets

Tip: How to sync the Old Farm Pool calendar to your phone

As you may have noticed, we have a lot of activities going on at the pool this summer. And we’ve got a super easy way for you to keep track of them all too. By clicking/tapping on the appropriate link(s) below, you can add our activities to your personal calendar. Each time we update the pool calendar, your personal calendar will be automagically updated too.

All Pool Activities

General Events (includes pool hours, special events, etc)

Adult Swim (Water Aerobics, Aqua Zumba, Masters Swim)

Dive Team

Swim Team

Water aerobics and aqua zumba schedules and registration now available

May 29, 2017   //   by oldfarmpool   //   General Announcements (pool closings, events), Masters Swim & Aerobics, News  //  No Comments

Tollefson Swimming is pleased to offer Water Aerobics and Aqua Zumba at Old Farm Pool June 18 – August 6.

Water Aerobics and Aqua Zumba are fun classes held in chest-deep water and provide aerobic workouts with low impact. Athletes will participate in strength-building and conditioning through walking, running, and other toning exercises in the water. The eight-week session starts June 18 and ends August 6. Water Aerobics is on Sunday morning 10:30am-11:15am; Aqua Zumba is on Thursday evening 8:00pm-8:45 pm.

Add to your calendar: iPhone | Mac | Outlook | Google Calendar

Registration: Tollefson Swimming Water Aerobics and Aqua Zumba registration form

Masters Swim schedule and registration now available

May 29, 2017   //   by oldfarmpool   //   General Announcements (pool closings, events), Masters Swim & Aerobics, News  //  No Comments

Once again, Tollefson Swimming is proud to offer Masters Swimming this year at The Old Farm Pool. Masters swimmers will swim between 1,500 and 3,500 meters of mostly freestyle during each ninety-minute workout Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 5:30-7:00 am June 12-August 11.

Add to your calendar: iPhone | Mac | Outlook | Google Calendar

Registration: Tollefson Swimming Masters Masters Swim registration form

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