There has been great excitement about the upcoming Beach Blanket Bingo event. We have also had many questions. We hope to answer your questions here:
Q: When and where will it take place?
A: Wednesday, July 18th in the grassy area near the grills.
Q: What time does it start?
A: Check in begins at 5:30pm, games will begin at 6pm.
Q: Who is this event targeting?
A: Kids ages 5 through 12 (sorry grown-ups!).
Q: How much does it cost?
A: Cost is per card, not game. It's $2/card or $5/3 cards.
Q: How many games will be played?
A: 15 games.
Q: Will there be prizes for winners?
A: Yes. Some prizes have been donated (i.e., lip gloss, candy necklaces, Nerf rockets, octopus fingers, etc.) We are still accepting prizes if you would like to make a donation.
Q: Is it going to be fun?
It's a busy month with fantastic activities for everyone to enjoy!
July 4th Picnic - 4pm - $5/person or $10/family - for members and paid guests only. Bring a side dish to share! (12noon - 4pm is a free pool day - open to everyone)
July 13th - Fiesta Friday - 8pm - $5/adult (adults only) - BYO beverages and snacks to share
July 16 - IHOP Fundraiser - 4pm-8pm at IHOP near Homestead Bridge. 20% of your total check will go to the the Blackridge Swim Club. Please RSVP using this link: IHOP RSVP
July 18th - Beach Blanket Bingo (new!) - Sign in begins at 5:30pm, games begin at 6pm - 15 games will be played - $2/card, $4/2 cards, or $5/3 cards
July 28th - Family Movie Night - 8pm - $5/person or $7/family - Movie TBD
Don't forget to stop by the lifeguard station for a new tote bag or tumbler. $5 of every tote and tumbler purchased goes to the pool!
The Blackridge Swim Club is hosting a Totes and Tumblers Fundraiser!
For every tote bag and tumbler purchased, $5 goes to the pool.
Totes are $15, tumblers are $18 and are available in a variety of colors.
Stop by the guard station to take a look and make a purchase.
While supplies last!
Thanks for your support!
Join us for a picnic celebration at the pool Wednesday, July 4th at 4pm.
Bring your favorite side dish and we'll provide the burgers, dogs, drinks, and desserts.
$5/person or $10/family. Please RSVP by emailing "yes" with a number of guests to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tell your friends the pool will be open to and free for non-members until 4pm.
Looking forward to a holiday celebration with pool friends and family!
Teen Night - Friday 6/29, 8pm - 10pm. $5/teen, includes pizza and drink.
Family Movie Night - Saturday 6/30, 8pm. $5/person or $7/family (lower cost!)
The movie is The Greatest Showman
It's going to be a HOT weekend so come to the pool for some COOL activities!
Sorry Folks! Tonight's Fiesta Friday is cancelled due to inclement weather conditions.
Friday June 22nd 8pm - 10pm
Bring snacks to share!
Swim lessons are back! One lesson includes 8 sessions Monday through Thursday for two consecutive weeks. They will begin Monday, June 11th through Thursday, June 14th (Friday is a make-up day) and Monday, June 18th through Thursday, June 21st (Friday is a make-up day). Each session is 30 minutes - 11:30am to 12noon.
Lesson fees are $40 for members, $80 for non-members. For more information or to register, either stop by the pool and talk to a friendly lifeguard or email the pool manager at email@example.com
Join the Blackridge Barracudas Swim Team!
First practice is Monday, June 4! (This first week is evening only)
Evening practices Monday and Wednesday from 7:30-8:30 (ages 8 and under: 7:30-8).
Morning practices starting on June 11 (daily, Monday through Friday).
Please note the updated practice age groups for 2018!
ages 8 and under: 9:00-9:30am | ages 9-11: 9:30-10:30am | ages 12 and up: 10:30-11:30am.
Practice Rule Reminders/Updates:
The baby pool will remain closed for all morning practices and after 8pm during evening practices.
Parents and family members are asked to stay behind the big green bench between the pools during practices.
To join the Barracudas, please download and complete the application.
Brigitte Busch will be at practice tonight to collect applications and dues!
Splish, splash! The pool opens this weekend, Saturday May 26th at 12 noon. The pool will be open Saturday through Monday the 28th 12 noon to 8pm. Monday is a "free swim" day so bring your friends and tell your neighbors to join us at the pool for some fun.
The BSC will be hosting a Memorial Day Picnic on Monday, May 28th at 4pm. It's a "side dish" potluck. We'll provide the burgers, dogs, drinks, and desserts. You bring the side dish. $5/person or $10/family. Please RSVP by emailing "yes" (and # of guests) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Good luck to those of you who purchased raffle tickets! We hope your name is called when we announce the raffle winner :) If you haven't purchase raffle tickets, you may do so at the picnic. Raffle tickets are $10 each for a chance to win a free pool membership, or $200 cash.
Looking forward to this weekend's activities and seeing our summer friends again!
The next pool clean-ups are:
Saturday 9am - 2pm
No experience needed. We'll provide the supplies - we just need your helping hands!
Also looking for helping hands for shoveling, lifting (light and heavy) and transporting bricks and fences to other areas of the pool.
If you haven't been to the pool to see the changes, stop down this weekend and check it out. With more helping hands, the more improvements we can make!
See you this weekend!