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Hey kids! Do you love to swim, bike and run?

May 7, 2016   //   by oldfarmpool   //   General Announcements (pool closings, events), News  //  No Comments

Does your kid love to swim, bike or run? Join the F2BK Multisport Club for youth (7-12) and junior  (13-17) athletes this summer!  Most trainings take place at the Old Farm Pool and local trails.

Kids will develop proper technique and skills in swimming, biking and running!  They will build endurance, work on speed, learn to strength train properly and discover the importance of healthy nutrition to fuel their bodies.  In addition, athletes can prepare and participate in a fun event whether it is a splash & dash, triathlon, 5K or cycle event!  There are several local events they can participate in!

Come when you can!  Join the club for one low price and come any time all summer long!  Going to camp or traveling?  No problem!
Our trainings start June 3 and run through August. 

Be part of the F2BK Multipsort Club and discover the sports that last a lifetime!

Wine and Cheese Party This Saturday June 11th

May 3, 2016   //   by oldfarmpool   //   General Announcements (pool closings, events), News  //  No Comments

We are so excited to bring you another Wine and Cheese Night at Old Farm Pool. This always proves to be one of our biggest parties of the year and we are sure this one will not disappoint. Tickets include wine & beer tastings with plenty of cheese and savory treats.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online. Price will go up to $25 after June 11th.

Take a moment and like our Facebook page. It will really help us plan enough food and drink. Hope you can join us.  All neighbors and nonmembers are welcome. (adults only).

Masters Swim: June 13 through August 12

May 3, 2016   //   by oldfarmpool   //   General Announcements (pool closings, events), Masters Swim & Aerobics, News  //  No Comments

Tollefson Swimming is proud to offer Masters Swimming again this year at the Old Farm Pool.  Swimmers will swim between 1500 and 3500 meters during each ninety-minute workout.  Freestyle will be the primary stroke for conditioning; however, we will sometimes swim all four competitive strokes.

The Masters Program begins Monday, June 13 with 90-minute practices every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday morning from 5:45am to 7:15am and ends Friday, August 12.  The fee for Old Farm members is $165; for non-Old Farm members $195. Please make check payable to Tollefson Swimming.

More Information Contact Cindy Zelaya: specialprograms@oldfarmpool.org

Swim and Dive Team Registration May 5th

Apr 26, 2016   //   by oldfarmpool   //   Dive Team, General Announcements (pool closings, events), News, Swim Team  //  No Comments

Registration Night: Thursday, May 5th, 7:00-8:30pm at Farmland ES

Come see our coaches, FINS Director Nick Kaufman, and all your OFST friends.  Register for swim/dive teams, and get fitted for and order your team suit from Aardvark Swim and Sport.  Once again, our suit will be the TYR Phoenix in Navy/Red/White available in both thick and thin straps.  Check it out at http://www.tyr.com/shop/women-s-phoenix-splice-diamondfit-swimsuit.html

Learn more about the Old Farm Pool swim team and the Old Farm Pool dive team.

April 2016 Update

Apr 24, 2016   //   by President   //   Notes from the President  //  No Comments
Hello Old Farm Members,

As the weather has gotten nicer and we approach opening day, the board has been busy preparing for the 2016 season.  Here are a few points of interest:


Early Bird Season Ends Saturday, April 30

Please get your dues payments in as soon as possible to take advantage of early bird rates.  If you have membership questions, please e-mail our membership volunteers at membership@oldfarmpool.org.


Membership Cards for Front Desk Check-In

As you know, we began using a barcode-scan entry system last year.  Your barcode cards from last year may be used again this year (and for years to come).  Nevertheless, some of you reported that the barcodes on the key tags have worn off and are unusable.  If you have experienced this problem, please see the front desk staff to obtain a new card.  New members may also obtain their membership cards from the front desk staff.


Update on Improvements

Installation on our new pool water heaters is nearly complete, and we expect to have them operational on opening day (Saturday, May 28).  You also may have noticed that our paddle tennis courts are undergoing a complete renovation.  We expect this work to be completed within a week.


Calling All Gardeners!

Board member Tom Walsh has undertaken a beautification project for the club’s grounds.  If you have green thumb, and you are interested in volunteering your gardening skills and/or plantings for the betterment of the club, please contact Tom at torger@verizon.net.


Swim and Dive Team Registration (and information about our other programs, too!)

Registration night for the Old Farm Eagles Swim and Dive Team will take place on Thursday, May 5 at 7:00 pm at Farmland Elementary School.  If your children haven’t previously participated, please consider this great opportunity for summer fun and exercise.  Our swim and dive teams are open to children of all ability levels.  We will also have information available about our masters swimming program, adult and kid triathlon training, and water aerobics classes.


Rockin’ 2016 Kickoff Party – Mark Your Calendars

On Saturday, May 21 at 6:00 pm, we’ll be hosting our annual kickoff party at the pool.  This year, we’re excited to have a great local band, Driven to Clarity, providing the music.  This promises to be a great time, so make sure you buy your tickets here.  This event is open to non-members, as well, so invite your friends!


Looking forward to seeing everyone at the pool!


John Hudalla

Triathlete Swim Training at Old Farm Pool begins May 2th

Apr 23, 2016   //   by oldfarmpool   //   General Announcements (pool closings, events), Masters Swim & Aerobics, News  //  No Comments

The best swim training program for triathletes of all levels! Coached swim clinics that will focus on building endurance, speed and power in the water so you feel fresh heading out for the bike.  Each class will include a warm up, drills & skills, a main set and finish with triathlon specific trainings.  This class will sell out since lane size is limited. Register early at www.coachdorrer.com

  • Time: 5:30am – 6:45am Tuesday and Thursday mornings
  • Dates: May 24 through August 11.  (No class on July 5.)
  • Cost: $300 for OFP members / $350 non-OFP members / Drop-in $30


2016 Old Farm Pool Early Bird Memberships Now Available!

Mar 13, 2016   //   by oldfarmpool   //   General Announcements (pool closings, events), News  //  No Comments

It’s the second happiest time of the year (right behind the first day of school). That’s right, the 2016 Old Farm Pool season is nearly upon us! And we’ve got some awesome stuff planned for you and yours, including heaters for the pool! Yup, how does 70 something degree water sound in May? Sign-up for your membership now and take advantage of a great early bird discount. Register now:www.oldfarmpool.org/membership


Looking Forward to the 2016 Season

Feb 21, 2016   //   by President   //   Notes from the President  //  No Comments

Greetings Old Farm Swim and Paddle Tennis Club Members!

My name is John Hudalla, and I am the new President of Old Farm Pool and Paddle Tennis Club.  I am taking over this position from Bruce Kay, who was the Club’s President for over a decade.  On behalf of the Board of Directors, I’d like to thank Bruce for his dedication and tireless work as our leader over those years.

In 2016, we welcome three new board members:  Amy Ruther and Tom Walsh will be our membership chairs, and David Markert will be responsible for the Old Farm dive team.  They replace Bruce Kay, Griff Lindsay, and Eric Forsythe, who retired from the board.  We thank Griff, Eric, and Bruce (again) for their efforts on behalf of the Club.

The Board has some exciting updates about the 2016 season.  This Spring, we will be performing a comprehensive overhaul and upgrade of our platform tennis courts.  This will include resurfacing of both courts, lining both courts with platform tennis and pickleball regulation boundaries, replacement of all screens, and installation of locking snowboards.

We are also excited to announce that we have purchased pool water heaters that will be installed and operational by opening day of the pool season.  As you may recall, we held a referendum of the membership in November, and the overwhelming majority of responding members (82%) favored installing pool heaters.  We expect that the heaters will make for a much more pleasant swimming experience early in the season.

Our annual membership season will begin in March, and we will be using the same online membership system that we used in 2015.  Be on the lookout for information on how to rejoin for the 2016 season.

The Board is looking forward to a great 2016 season.  Please feel free to contact me at president@oldfarmpool.org if you have any questions or concerns.


John Hudalla

Reminder! General Membership Meeting November 18th

Nov 14, 2015   //   by oldfarmpool   //   General Announcements (pool closings, events), News  //  No Comments

The ANNUAL MEETING of the Old Farm Swim and Paddle Tennis Club will be held at 7:30 P.M., Wednesday November 18, 2015 at the Farmland Elementary School All Purpose Room.  The Board of Directors invites, and encourages you to attend this important annual meeting.

There are two important issues on the agenda:

  1. Election of new members to the OFP Board of Directors
  2. Discussion on capital improvements to the pool including pool heaters and a “pavilion” to replace our tent covering the picnic tables

We very much look forward to you coming and sharing your thoughts with our Board of Directors.