Volume 6 - May 28, 2019

THE ST. ALBANS SHARK ATTACK

CLUB NEWS

The 2019 season is off to a vibrant start! We had nearly perfect weather for the opening weekend and it was great to see so many people enjoying St. Albans.

The first ever early opening Splash on Friday evening was a huge success! Nearly 200 people came out to enjoy a beautiful sunny evening to celebrate the start of summer. Over 100 kids lined the pools and jumped in after the countdown at 6:00 pm. The tennis courts were jumping with the Kids Day and the Opening Day Round Robin. The Scavenger Hunt, free popsicles on Saturday, and free Ice Cream Sundaes on Sunday were extremely popular with our young (and older) members. It's going to be an amazing summer!

A hearty THANK YOU to all the volunteers that helped get our club up and running for the season. Click here to see photos from our Volunteer Days.

On May 4 we had a great Derby de Mayo Social. We will all remember that Kentucky Derby race! See the fun on our facebook page and mark your calendar for the next tennis social on June 8. Register soon! All members are welcome regardless of tennis ability and you can just come for the party! We will kick off the summer with a Summer BBQ and Country Hoedown.

Our Social Committee has planned many new and favorite activities throughout the season. One of the biggest events will be St. Albans' 60th Birthday Party.  Come out and celebrate the treasure that is St. Albans and its vibrant membership on June 22. Activities for the entire family are planned all day and into the evening. 

The tennis center has been bustling with activity with Junior JTT matches and practices, Ladies Cup and USTA leagues and Men's Interclub matches. Don't be shy - come on up and join the fun! Beginners are encouraged and welcome to participate in many activities including beginner clinics, round robins and socials! 
 
Swim season is starting this week. Visit the Swim/Dive Team page to learn more about signups.

The new St. Albans Bookclub is starting on May 29th.  Join us to discuss the books, meet fellow members, enjoy a summer evening and share appetizers and drinks!

NEW MEMBERS

We welcome our new members who joined St. Albans recently. 

Jack & Jamie Callahan
Lisa Vanderlaag & Sanjeev Arjungi
Matthew & Lara Hamm
Kerry McCreight & Sean Hechmer
Chris & Russlee Armstrong
Corey & Amanda Dion
Daniel & Christime Funkhouser
Michael Schmedlan & Rian Larkin
Ed & Katrina Tufaro
Mick & Carolyn Keelan
Mark & Anne Vasquez
Frank & Christina Gwynn
Jamie & Stacy Raphael
Dennis & Victoria Browne
Angela Plocinik
Damon & Caroline Carswell
Gary & Katherine Mair
Toby & Rebecca Heap
Bill & Suzanne McCutcheon, III
Paul Haenke & Diana Alame
 

CALENDAR

Saturday, June 8
Tennis Social
5:00 PM
Register Before it Sells Out!

Sunday, June 9 
Family Fun Day

Tuesday, June 11
Ladies Tennis Member Guest
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

June Board meeting
6:30 PM

Monday, June 17th
Summer Tennis Clinic Schedule Begins
Little Smashers Activity Camp Begins


Tuesday, June 18
Ladies Tennis Member Guest
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Raft Night

Thursday, June 20
Movie Night

Saturday, June 22
60th Birthday Celebration

Tuesday, June 25
Raft Night

Thursday, June 27
Tween Splash Party

For upcoming events, view the Social page of our website. 

SWIM & DIVE NEWS

The Swim and Dive Team coaches are getting ready for the season!  Registrations are still taking place May 28 and June 4.

We welcome our dive coaches!

Diane Humes-Green - Head Dive Team Coach

Diane works in the Ridley school district, and has over two decades coaching experience from college, high school, club level and summer league. In her tenure with Nassau Swim Club, they won 16 of 20 championships, 15 undefeated seasons. Several of her divers have won numerous championships and have received college scholarships. Diane is highly regarded for her attention to technical detail and ability to motivate.

Kara Green - Assistant Dive Team Coach

Kara is a former Nassau diving assistant coach and has been diving since the age of 6. Kara has placed in the top 3 in every summer elite meet she has attended. Kara brings enthusiasm, experience and knowledge that divers react to and respect.

Email for any swim or dive questions.

TENNIS NEWS

Ladies' Member-Guest events are right around the corner. Bring a friend and enjoy a day or evening of tennis, camraderie and delicious food! The events will be held June 11 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM and June 18 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Every member and guest receive a gift.

Our Ladies USTA and Interclub ("Cup") seasons are well underway. Congrats to our Cup 1 team who is in first place!  Anyone who is interested in playing, please let Siobhan Richardson know and join this great group of women.  

Sign up for clinics on Pike13 and email Phil with any questions about clinics

Please let your Tennis Directors, Siobhan and Scott, or our pros know if you are interested in signing up for any teams, round robins or have any tennis questions!
 

SOCIAL NEWS

Mark your calendars for the many events planned this year!

Saturday, June 1 & Sunday, June 2 - Free Guest Day

Sunday,  June 9 -  Family Fun Day

Friday, June 14 - “School’s Out!”  12 pm opening

Sunday, June 16 -  Father’s Day BBQ

Tuesday, June 18 - Raft Night 

Thursday, June 20,-  Movie Night

Saturday, June 22  - 60th Birthday Party

Tuesday, June 25 - Raft Night

Thursday, June 27 - Tween Splash Party 

Tuesday, July 2 - Raft Night

Tuesday, July 9 - Raft Night

Thursday, July 11 - Sun Brothers - Live Music By the Pool

Tuesday, July 16 - Raft Night

Thursday, July 18 - Tween Splash Party

Sunday, July 21 - Sundae Sunday

Tuesday, July 23 - Raft Night

Thursday, July 25 - Christmas in July

Tuesday, July 30 - Raft Night

Tuesday, August 6 - Raft Night  

Tuesday, August 13 - Raft Night

Thursday, August 15 - Sun Brothers - Live Music By the Pool

Sunday, August 18 - Sundae Sunday

Thursday, August 22 - Tween Splash Party

Sunday, September 1 - Labor Day BBQ

For all social event info and news, visit the social page on our website!  
 

Social Director, Lynn Ernst, is seeking volunteers to join the Social Committee!  This committee plans and carries out the club's social events.  Email Lynn if you would like to join this FUN committee!


 

Joshua Kohn