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North Springfield Swim Club  [NS-SC.org]

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This Week
At the NSSC Pool


NS-SC.org Pool OPEN!


 

NS-SC.org Social - 
Pool OPEN for the Season!



NS-SC Pool Opening Day!  

"The Big S-P-L-A-S-H!"



NS-SC Pool Open House
Saturday, May 27th, 2017



"The Big S-P-L-A-S-H!" 
@ 11:00 AM


Community Open House
All Neighbors Welcome!
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Opening day of pool
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

The NSCA Community Open House at the NS Swim Club is just around the corner! We plan to have a free hotdog cookout, as well as a craft station, face painting, a temp tattoo station and cupcake decorating for the kids. Volunteers are needed to help make these events happen and also to provide naked cupcakes. Please sign up here:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0944afae23a2fd0-nssc  Please email Jennifer Porter (jennifer.porter.mail@gmail.com) with any questions.




NS-SC.org  Now Hiring!

NS-SC.org -- NOW HIRING!

Application deadline is May 15.




Membership Payment  
Due Date:
May 15th, 2017

$65.00 late fee after May 15th, 2017
[this late fee applies to 
 
CURRENT PERMANENT 
 
MEMBERS ONLY!]






Just Updated!
     NSSC Newsletter


NS-SC.org Spring Pool Clean-Up Days
Accomplished Projects

Saturday,  March 25, 2017;  (8:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
 raked and cleared leaves

Saturday,  April 22, 2017;  (8:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
ENDING @ 11:00 AM today, due to RAIN conditions
* for spreading mulch, spray kudzu behind the fence, work on sand of volleyball court, and paint the snack shack.

RAIN DATE:  Saturday,  April 22, 2017;  
(1:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
CANCELED due to RAIN rain weather forecast

Saturday,  April 29, 2017;  (8:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
tennis court area clean-up, volleyball court area, too.

Saturday,  May 6, 2017;  (8:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
completed spreading mulch, spray kudzu, volleyball court completed, sandbox completed, plantings.

Saturday,  May 13, 2017;  (8:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
CANCELED due to RAIN rain weather forecast
 
completed yard work and clean chairs.

Thursday,  May 18, 2017;  (5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
 
gardening, yard work and clean chairs
.  A girl scout troop helped us with some of the gardening projects that had to be completed around the pool area.

Saturday,  May 20, 2017;  (8:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
 
pool set-up complete.




*** 
NSSC – 18 May Update ***

Dear fellow NSSC Pool members, 

Please find below information and updates regarding the coming summer season.

 Questions or information, contact Dana Cibulski, President, danacibulski@cox.net

 

 Opening Day!

Opening Day/Community Open House is just around the corner!  We plan to have free hot dogs (while supplies last), other food for sale in the snack shack, as well as a craft station, a temp tattoo station and cupcake decorating for the kids. 

Volunteers are needed to help make these events happen and also to provide cupcakes. Please sign up here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0944afae23a2fd0-nssc

Open house hours are from 11AM - 3PM. This is a good opportunity to invite your neighbors. Only members will be admitted after 3PM.

Non-member guests under 13 need to be accompanied by an adult.

Please email Jennifer Porter (jennifer.porter.mail@gmail.com) with any questions.  

  

Adult Luau - Saturday, May 20 at 6 p.m. at NSSC

This is a reminder for those who signed up for this Saturday’s pre-season event.

  

Questions? Contact Kristy Balbuena at kristybalbuena@gmail.com or 410-274-5315

 

Looking forward to seeing everyone at this pre-season kickoff. Luau-themed attire encouraged!

 

Final Clean-up Day – Saturday 20 May – 8AM – 2PM

This is our last chance to get our pool ready for opening.


Saturday 8 AM-2 PM we will wash chairs and tables, power wash the deck, blow off the tennis court and spread mulch.

Sunday 1-5 PM we will complete the set-up if not completed on Saturday.


I will send out an email by Sunday morning if we will need to work Sunday.

Please come out and help us complete the tasks to prepare the pool for opening.

Please watch for emails in case of weather cancellations

Hope to see you Saturday,

Patti

 

Welcome New Members!

We want to welcome the Harter family to our pool this summer. They bid and won a pool membership at the Annandale High School auction this year.

Michelle and Andrew moved to North Springfield in May 2016. They have one daughter, Elizabeth “Ella”, who is a rising second-grader at NSES. They are looking forward to swimming, social events and getting to know the community better. Michelle, Andrew and Ella, we look forward to seeing you around the pool decks soon!

We also want to welcome the Bernard family to our pool this summer. They won a pool membership at the North Springfield Elementary School bingo.

Christopher and Rheanna, and their three children (Brian, Ami and Phillip), have lived in the area for five years. They have loved being a part of the community and being actively involved in events here and at their children's school. We are so excited to spend our summer at the North Springfield Swim Club!

 

  Swim, Dive, Tennis!

Parents, don’t forget to sign up your children for our swim and dive teams and tennis lessons.

Information is currently being updated on the  website.

Contact the team reps for more information:

Swim Team

Samantha Batko  sbatko@gmail.com

Little Flippers

            Kathy Ayers  kaayers@fcps.edu

Dive Team

Bernadette Reilly  ashsuglt@yahoo.com

Tennis

Jason Parker  dcparkers@verizon.net

Swim and Dive team parents information meeting is:

Wednesday, May 31, 7PM At the pool

First Swim Practice Begins Monday, June 5. Other teams have different dates. After school hours (TBA)

 

Dive Team Update

North Springfield Dive Team is in need of judges, referees, and meet workers. 

Below is a list of clinics for the 2017 dive season, which begins on 27 June.  If you are interested in volunteering your time and energy, please contact Dive Team Rep Bernadette Reilly (ashsuglt@yahoo.com) or Assistant Rep Celeste Leyhe (celesteleyhe@yahoo.com) to register for the clinic.

 

Clinic Schedule 

Wednesday, 31 May    **checks and names for coach's clinic need to be submitted.

Saturday, 3 June          Coach's Clinic                        4-5:30              Overlee

Sunday, 4 June            Coach's Clinic                        9-12                 Parliament Pool

Sunday, 11 June          Team Reps                              8:30AM           Sideburn Run

Sunday 11 June           Meet Workers                         9:45AM           Sideburn Run

Sunday, 11 June          Judges                                     9:45AM           Sideburn Run

Thursday, 15 June       Referees                                  6:30PM           Truro

Sunday, 18 June          Judges                                     2PM                Oakton

?Sunday, 25 June        Meet Workers                         2PM                6318 Glenbard Rd Burke

Sunday, 25 June          Referees Clinic                        4PM                Hamlet

Wednesday, 28 June   Judges Clinic                           6:30PM           Wakefield Chapel

For a complete schedule: Link

 

Annual Fees for Permanent Members

For current permanent members the due date to pay was May 15th. Please include your late fee of 65 dollars if you did not meet the deadline.  See you on the 27th.

 

Please ensure they reach the P.O. Box or are dropped off at Alicia Ward’s house: 5220 Easton Drive.

 

Questions please email Alicia at: membershipNSSC@gmail.com or call 703-333-5084. 

 

Love Pampered Chef products? – Pool Fundraiser

Support our wonderful North Springfield Swim Club and check out the online Fun'draiser! 

25% of the sales will donated to the pool, AND the FREE products earned will be donated to the Shack.  Members will have use of products:  ice cream scoops, wine openers, serving bowls, utensils, etc. Website link: https://pamperedchef.com/go/NSSC17

Contact Alyssa for questions: getsey@verizon.net Catalogs will be available at the Luau and Opening Day.

 

Lost and Found Handler Needed

This could be an easy job or community service for a young person.

 

The pool is looking for a teen or adult to keep track of the “lost and found” bins. Every 2 weeks (usually a Monday following the busy weekends), this person will go through the items left at the pool. It is up to the discretion of this person what to do with the items: to give everything to charity, try to return labelled items, and donate towels to animal shelters.

 

For more info or questions, please contact Dana at danacibulski@cox.net

 

 

Front Desk Manager Needed

We are looking for an adult volunteer to work with teen staff and teen front desk supervisor. The latter handles the scheduling.

 

We need a ‘mom’ or ‘dad’ that would help support the front desk reception area and make sure things run smoothly.

 

You could:

·         Help train the front desk staff (greeting patrons and guests, answering phone, duties—we would support and give you info about this)

·         Help update the front desk white erase info board

·         Help set up the front desk area—it needs to be better organized and run more smoothly

·         Help the scheduling supervisor with difficult situations with the staff—showing up late, not getting a sub, etc.

·         Reminders to fill out pay forms and pick up checks

 

For more info or questions, please contact Dana at danacibulski@cox.net

 

Important Dates

May 20           Adult Luau

May 27           Opening Day at pool, 11am-8pm

                        Community Open House, 11am - 3pm 



Best regards,

North Springfield Swim Club 





Lifeguard / Recertification / Operator Courses

American Red Cross Lifeguard Trg 15+

The link on the pool website below goes to lifeguard class with Fairfax County Parks for $359; Available for the college and HS spring break weeks, as well as some weekends.


North Springfield Swim Club have had lifeguards go through American Lifeguard in the past, as well. It's online, and then the in-water test is done at the Jewish Community Center.


In case anyone is seeking lifeguard employment this summer, their online lifeguard course seems to be a good deal.
Recertification is $255
Lifeguard is $355; if purchased by 3/21 and completed prior to 5/1, there is $100 off.
Operator is $245. 
Operator Challenge exam is $75.




North Springfield Swim Club Calendar




 
A Look Back @ the 2016 NS-SC.org Dolphins Season

20160618 NS-SC.org Dolphins Swim -- Time Trials

2016 NS-SC.org Dolphins Swim Team -- Time Trials

2016 NS-SC.org Dolphins Swim Team -- Little Flippers Program

2016 NS-SC.org Dolphins Swim Team -- Little Flippers Program

2016 DIVE NS-SC.org Dolphins Dive Team Video

2016 NS-SC.org Dolphins Dive Team Video



At the NSSC Pool



NS-SC.org
Water Aerobics

has ended
for the season
NSSC Water Aerobics @ The Pool!

Water Aerobics at the pool!
Daily @10:30 am --
(except Fridays)
$5 per member,
45 minute classes
Child care available @
 $3 per child

Monday thru Thursday 
JUMP IN THE FUN!
THANK YOU for all those
who participated during
the season!  

Please contact Lisa Pritt for additional information. 





NS-SC.org
Food Truck Friday

has ended for the 
2016 pool season!
We hope that everyone enjoyed 
all the food trucks that visited the 
pool this season!






Well, what are you waiting for?  Time to 
JUMP IN THE POOL NEXT SEASON!  

Water aerobics @ the pool!
HAS ENDED FOR THE SEASON!
Thank you to all those who
participated in this program! 

10:30 am -- Monday thru Thursday

$5 per member,
45 minute classes

Child care available @ $3 per child

Water Aerobics @ the NS-SC Pool!





NS-SC.org Social Event 

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

6:00pm—9:00pm

National Night Out 2016 at the NS-SC.org Pool!

"National Night Out 2016" & Community Open House. Co-sponsored by NS Civic Association.


Published on August 4, 2016

National Night Out 2016 against crime was a great success.  Over 200 communities across Fairfax County held events for National Night Out 2016.  Together, we can ALL make a difference in our community!

National Night Out 2016 against crime was a great success.


NSSC, NSCA & FCP -- National Night Out 2016!

Contact:  Renate Thompson - nssc@thtcpa.net

National Night Out 2016





Were you a part of the 1963 North Springfield Swim Club Dolphins Swim, Dive and Water Ballet teams?  These pictures may bring back memories of your 

Dolphins Swim Team 1963 Season at NS-SC!





NS-SC Pool Renovation Project

   Winter 2016 -- NS-SC.org -- North Springfield Swim Club (NSSC) Project Renovation Update -- February 2016


After more than 50 years, our community swim club is going through a major renovation. Built in 1957 and one of the first original 5 community pools built in Northern Virginia, NSSC is finally having a face lift. As of January 1, demolition has taken place, dumpsters are in place, and roof trusses delivered! Mid-February, a roof will be placed over the entire bath house—previously it was “open-air” in keeping with the 1950’s style. Completely new, updated bath and changing rooms will be built and all areas will finally meet the ADA, handicapped accessible design requirements, that didn’t even exist when the original bath house was built. The construction is to be completed by opening day for the summer 2016 season.
     
 
   
NS-SC.org Pool House Renovation

 NS-SC.org pool bath house roof demo.   Rebuilt pool bath house May, 2016.
 
   
NS-SC.org Pool House Renovation Picture

 Saying goodbye to the old Lifeguard Office.   The New Lifeguard Office + the
adjacent family restroom!
 
NS-SC.org engineered roof trusses are being raised.

 

NS-SC.org Pool House Renovation

  Engineered roof trusses are being raised.    The 2016 Rebuilt NS-SC Pool House!


And we'll transform and renovate the pool bath house into look like this image
in a couple of months.

The NS-SC .org Pool House that opened in May, 2016 for this year's Pool Season!
The NS-SC .org Pool House opened on May, 2016 for this years' Pool Season!

The pool’s Board of Directors and the Renovation Committee, headed by Robert Sweeney (previous President), Kathy and Mike Dannholz, has been working tirelessly (and on a volunteer basis!) over the past several years, planning, getting funding in place, and preparing the grounds for this historic event. From several area businesses, 2 local North Springfield residents were selected to lead the project. Shamual Choudhury (Easton Drive) of Moore Architects is the lead architect and Steve Bowes (Atlee Place) of Phoenix Home Services, is the lead contractor.

Walk over to the site, at the intersection of Leesville Blvd. and Earlehurst Street, to check out the progress over the next several weeks. Updated photos will be added to the pool website during the spring as well:  ns-sc.org. Yes, neighbors this is really happening!

If you have any questions, contact Dana Cibulski, President, Board of Directors, NSSC <danacibulski@cox.net>




Kids' Play Area

 NS-SC.org Playset

NS-SC.org Playset

NS-SC playground is now up and functional!  Bring the kids out to swing on the swings, try out the slides and climb up the kids rock wall or explore the double-decker play area!

A huge thanks to everyone who helped make it a success, especially Angelo, Mike, Skip, Tony, Joel, Rick, Duane and all the people who helped with the heavy lifting.



            NSSC Time Trials 20140614




The North Springfield Swim Club By-Laws (Revised:  April 23,2015)  is accessible via this link.






Welcome to the North Springfield Swim Club (NSSC) <www.ns-sc.org>, home of the Dolphins Swim and Dive Teams! The atmosphere at our pool is fun and friendly. Residents of North Springfield come to our pool nestled in a quaint area of our neighborhood to relax and get away from the daily Northern Virginia grind. Become a member and get to know your neighbors and see familiar faces.

The amenities available to the members of North Springfield Swim Club include...
    • Lighted Swimming Pool
    • Dolphins Swim Team -- NVSL Swim Team ages 4-18
    • Dolphins Dive Team
    • Tennis Program by 
             Coach Jason Parker
    • Lighted Tennis Courts
    • Lap Swimming
    • Swim Lessons
    • Little Flippers
    • Dive Pool
    • Dolphins Snack Shack
    • Lighted Sand Volleyball
    • Table Tennis
    • Foosball Table
    • Gated and Shaded Baby Pool
    • Children's Playground
    • Children's Rock Wall
    • Children's Play Sand Box
    • Barbecue grills available for members' use while at the pool
    • Dolphins WiFi Wireless Internet
    • Pool Parties for all ages!
What else can you ask for?  JOIN TODAY!



NSSC Events Calendar