Screen shot 2014-12-09 at 1.51.39 PMMerry Christmas & Best Wishes for the New Year

Christmas Schedule;

December 22 to January 4, 2015

12 and Unders are on break, enjoy Christmas and the New Year.

Cindy, Adrian and Troy’s swimmers are on break.

John’s Seniors and Water Polo still practice

John’s Group

Monday 3:00 5:00 pm Lodi high ( Movie Night – Team bonding)

Tuesday 3:30-5:30 pm Lodi high

Wednesday 7:30 -9:30 am, Swim and gift card exchange (please bring a $5 gift card to a local shop in a card envelope to exchange) plus bacon wrapped pheasant. Lodi high

Thursday no practice, Christmas

Friday 7:30 -9:30am Lodi high

Saturday 7:30-9:30am Lodi high

Monday Double, 7:30-9:00 am and 3:30-5:30 pm Lodi high

Tuesday 3:30-5:30 pm Lodi high

Wednesday 7:30-9:30am Lodi high

Thursday January 1st, 3:30-5:30 pm Lodi high

Friday Double 7:30-9:00 am and 3:30-5:30 pm Lodi high

Saturday 7:30-9:30am Lodi high

Coach John’s Christmas treat is an extra half hour of sleep for morning  swim practice. I anticipate a full pool!

Water Polo
Girls Water Polo, Boys White group, (Coach Rob’s and Trevor’s) and Age Group Water Polo will be taking the 2 weeks off, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

18&Under Boys Waterpolo, Coach Porter’s

For the Christmas break, practices will be Monday and Wednesday, December 22, 24, 29, 31  from 9:00-10:30 am, McNair high school.

When school resumes in January weights with Mr. Holst, dates and times will be announced.

Reminder Upcoming Tournaments;
January 10 16&U girls at Merced tournament

January 11 18 & Under Boys, (Coach Porter’s) Lodi Blue at Merced Tournament

January 24/25 LWC hosting winter league tournament

January 24 Boys play and girls work

January 25 Girls play and boys work

January 25 18 & Under Boys, (Coach Porter’s) Lodi Blue at West Valley Tournament
February 7 16&U girls at Sacramento Tournament

February 8 18 & Under Boys, (Coach Porter’s) Lodi Blue at Sacramento Tournament

February 14&15 18 & Under Boys, (Coach Porter’s) Lodi Blue at Kap7 Tournament (Irvine)

Remember that to be the best program, to become the best team/club, to excel personally you must do more than the average more than the minimum. You must challenge yourself, you must challenge your teammates to push to the next level.


 Troy's, Adrian's, and Cindy's Groups will have a two week break
 starting December 22-January 4, 2015.
 Crab dinner tickets are being distributed, if you have not received
 yours Deborah Thurlow can be reached at (209) 327-6733. We are only
 seating 400 so get your tickets sold and money in quickly to hold
 your seats.
 USA Swimming and US Water polo registrations are due ASAP. You must
 be registered to be in the water January 1, 2015. USA Swimming
 registration is done through the Club. US Water polo you must go to 
You will need a picture for US Water polo.

Lodi Crab Feed January 31st

Crab feed 2Please see the Newsletter for more information. This is our social event of the year and a fund raiser that goes toward the rental fee of pool space

Fitter Faster Clinic on June 5-6-7, 2015

We will have a water polo clinic with Brenda Villa and a second national team member on the afternoon 12-3 pm on Friday, Saturday morning will be swimming with Kara Lynn Joyce and Larsen Jensen (see his 20 questions on USA Swimming website), Saturday afternoon a water polo clinic, advanced skills, with Brenda Villa and a second national team member and Sunday morning swimming clinic, High Performance with Kara Lynn Joyce and Larsen Jensen. Tickets go on sale Black Friday.

Lodi Swim Club joins with Twin Arbors, Spare Time Club and Lodi Tri4kids to organize and lead a youth Triathlon program in Lodi. Please contact James Cota at (209) 329-0172


Splashball is designed to introduce the sport of water polo to children 5-9 years old. The intent is to provide basic skills and understanding of the sport in a recreational format. Although water polo is known for its toughness and endurance, SplashballTM harnesses all the fun, dynamic aspects of the game in a safe, easy to learn aquatic experience that will motivate kids to swim and stay fit.

Age Group – $55 registration fee payable to USA Water Polo & $100 for each session.            First session August 12 to September 4. Second session September 9 to October 2.     Tournament fees extra
This session will be held at Tuesday and Thursdays from 6:00-7:30 pm for older age groupers and 6:00-7:00/7:15 for the younger age groupers; as well as Saturdays TBA.



Breakfast at the lake, 4th of July

Breakfast at the lake, 4th of July

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Afternoon practice at Tokay with our age group water polo and swim team. Those are good looking floating cages, versatility and mobility. For information call coach John, swimming 209 712-4382; coach Robert water polo 598-4087

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The Mel Enze Swim meet Volunteer and Donation web site is live at

Please Click the above link to visit the site and sign up

Thank you

Coach John


Lodi Swim Club Video


Important!!! Please Read!!!     

Starting Monday, June 3, 2013 there will be time changes for:

Cindy’s Gold Group 9-12…………7:30-9:00AM or 3:00-5:00PM
Adrian’s Silver Group 9-12………4:00-5:00PM
Troy’s 7-8 Group……………………4:15-5:00PM
All other groups not mentioned will remain the same. We have a wonderful group of swimmers in the pool.  
There will be a meeting Tuesday, June 4, for all parents at 5:00PM. We would like at least one parent from each family to attend. It will be at Tokay High. We will be discussing your Club and the upcoming Mel Enze swim meet, novice swim meets and Foothills swim league.
Coach John

No practice May 14th, Tokay pool party

We will not have practice on Tuesday May 14th as Tokay is having a pool party.


Parent meeting, May 19th, Lodi high pool area

There will be a general parent meeting from 1-3 pm at the Lodi high school pool area on Saturday May 18th. please be there.


Tiger Long Course swim meet links

Tiger meet sheets will be handed out at the Tokay pool tonight, please fill out the SAMMS form and return ASAP, by Friday May 10th.

Coach John

PS. All groups at Tokay tonight

PSS. No Swim practice Tuesday May 14


Swim Practice Location change and time modification (update May 2)

Monday May 6, 2013 all swim groups will be at Tokay high. We have enjoyed Twin Arbors and wish to Thank them enormously for their generosity and helpfulness these past few months.

Cindy’s Gold group will practice 5:00-6:15 for the week of May 6-9. This group will then practice 3:30-5:00 pm starting on May 13 and going until school is out.

Troy’s 8 and Unders will be in the water 5:00-5:45 pm, at Tokay, starting May 6, 2013

Cindy’s/James 8 and unders will be in the water 5:00-5:30 pm

Adrian’s Silver group of 9-12 years old will stay at 5:00-6:00 pm

John’s Senior group will stay 4:45-6:45 until May 13th then move to 3:00-5:30 at Tokay high

Tricia’s 6 and Under’s will return on May 13th from 5:00-5:30 pm for returnees from last summer. New to the program 6 and Under’s will start on June 3rd.