Pool updates

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Great news! We’re able to continue swimming at Modesto High School until the college pool is up and running. A few important announcements:

  • Effective Monday, August 13th, practice times will be 5:30-6:30am and 7:15-8:15pm. (There will be no lunchtime practice.) Saturday practice will continue to be 8:00-9:30am.
  • Swimmers will have 15 minutes after practice to shower, use the locker rooms and leave campus.
  • There will be some water polo matches throughout the school year, so please check the website for posted practice cancellations. We’ll keep you updated about these as soon as we can.

Also, please remember to pay your August dues. Thank you!

August practice update

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MAAC will continue holding practice at the same times (5:30am, 11:30am and 4:45pm) at Modesto High School until August 11th. Saturday practice will continue to be at 8am. We’ll provide an update once we know the practice times after August 11th. Thanks for your patience!

Update: Registration for August is now open.

Board meeting August 1st

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There will be a board meeting on Wednesday, August 1st at 7pm at Kathy Sandner’s house.

Also, we hope to have an update about August swimming in the next day or two.

MAAC practice at Modesto High School

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Great news – we have a pool! During the month of July, MAAC practice will be held at Modesto High School. The schedule will be:

MAAC
Monday thru Thursday: 5:30 – 6:30 am
Monday thru Friday: 11:30am – 12:30 pm
Monday thru Thursday: 4:45 – 5:45 pm
Friday: 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 8:00 – 9:30 am

This schedule starts on Monday, July 2. There will be no practice on Wednesday, July 4 for the Fourth of July holiday.

Please park on Rosedale Ave and walk between the boys’ locker room and the cafeteria. The pool is on the left past the boys’ locker room.

If you plan on swimming during the month of July, please don’t forget to pay your dues. Additionally, Community Ed will be working on credits to your account for lost swim time. Thank you so much for your patience! We look forward to seeing everyone at the pool!

Oakdale pool schedule

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If you plan on swimming at Oakdale while the MJC pool is closed, please keep this in mind: The Masters Swim will be closed Wednesday 7/4, Thursday 7/5 and Friday 7/6 in celebration of the 4th of July Holiday. They will reopen on Monday 7/9 at 8:00 a.m. for the morning session as usual.

A note from Community Ed

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Dear Community Education Students:
Modesto Junior College is evaluating the pool situation.  We are sorry about not having sent out another communication regarding the status however we are not aware at this time of how long it will take to have the pool and the surrounding area up and running.
We are currently trying to find alternate sites in the community and will be meeting to discuss this with community leaders on Tuesday.  We will have a better picture of what is available after that meeting.  Community Education values your business and we continue working to provide you with the best service possible.   Once we have a clearer picture of what is available we will provide you with information regarding cancelled classes, credit towards future classes or reimbursements, and information on when classes will resume.
If you have any questions or concerns, please call (209) 575-6063.  We thank you for your patience and are sorry for the inconvenience.

Thank you, Elizabeth Orozco-Wittke, Manager

Pool update

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Hi everyone! We hope to have an update about the pool in the next week or so. For those of you who want to keep swimming while the MJC pool is closed, Ripon and Oakdale offer drop-in masters swimming. Check with each team for the drop-in policy + cost.

Ripon: More information here.

Oakdale: More information here.

MAAC Board Meeting

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There will be a special MAAC board meeting at Kathy Sandner’s house (499 Otis Drive in Ripon) on Wednesday, June 20th at 7pm. All members are welcome to attend. We’ll be discussing the recent events at the pool.

[Please Read] Practice cancelled

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Following an explosion at the MJC pool on June 17, practice will be cancelled until further notice. We will keep you updated just as soon as we have more information.

The Modesto Bee is following the story here.

Latest Update: New Modesto Bee article here.