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CUA Swims are BACK!
CREATED: 01/27/14 by chad0022 REPLIES: 22
chad0022's ravatar chad0022    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 334
CUA Swims are BACK!
POSTED: 1/27/14 4:04 PM

DC Tri Club swims at Catholic University (CUA) are back!!

We will have all 6 lanes of the pool on Mon/Wed evenings, 6:30-8:00 pm, starting Feb 10 through Aug 27. The fee will be $5 cash for each practice to cover the pool rental and lifeguards. 3-4 workouts will be provided, however this is NOT a coached workout. Choose a lane according to your speed and ability, that's it! All levels are welcome!

Dates: Feb 10 - Aug 27, 2014
Times: Mon/Wed evenings, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Where: CUA is convenient to Brookland/CUA Station on the Red Line.
The pool is located inside the DuFour Center on John McCormack Road

The fee for the swims is $5 per session to cover the pool rental and lifeguards. Lockers are available, but you need your own lock.

Please email me, Amanda, at ac.dctri@gmail.com with any questions.

mosered's ravatar mosered    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 1770
RE: CUA Swims are BACK!
POSTED: 1/28/14 10:49 AM

Nice to another swim venue, and a good one at that.

denaindc's ravatar denaindc    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 152
RE: CUA Swims are BACK!
POSTED: 1/28/14 12:49 PM

I will be back too. Probably starting end of Feb.

IronMike's ravatar IronMike    JOINED: 6/11/13    POSTS: 48
RE: CUA Swims are BACK!
POSTED: 1/28/14 3:02 PM

What's the parking situation like there? And do you have an address for GPS? I went to their website, but can't find an address.

chad0022's ravatar chad0022    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 334
RE: CUA Swims are BACK!
POSTED: 1/28/14 3:08 PM

No issues with parking.

Here is the link to the events page with a map.

https://www.dctriclub.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=train.workouts&id=343

I am also having a hard time finding an address, but hopefully this helps.

I'll keep looking.

IronMike's ravatar IronMike    JOINED: 6/11/13    POSTS: 48
RE: CUA Swims are BACK!
POSTED: 1/28/14 3:21 PM

Thanks Amanda. By no issues, what do you mean? Free parking? Meters? ;)

04swiger's ravatar 04swiger    JOINED: 6/21/10    POSTS: 25
RE: CUA Swims are BACK!
POSTED: 1/28/14 3:24 PM

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/?r=6193065

chad0022's ravatar chad0022    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 334
RE: CUA Swims are BACK!
POSTED: 1/28/14 3:33 PM

Yes, free parking.

And James, thanks for the gmap link!!

IronMike's ravatar IronMike    JOINED: 6/11/13    POSTS: 48
RE: CUA Swims are BACK!
POSTED: 1/28/14 3:51 PM

Like!

siehndel's ravatar siehndel    JOINED: 11/25/05    POSTS: 1064
RE: CUA Swims are BACK!
POSTED: 1/28/14 5:36 PM

Good to have "The Original" pool back in action!

I'll have to dust off my floaties. I definitely won't be swimming towards the fast end of the pool anymore.

Seriously, nice work getting this back together.

ncrcoach's ravatar ncrcoach    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 1059
RE: CUA Swims are BACK!
POSTED: 1/29/14 1:08 PM

We're back at the DuFour Center! Sweet! And I love the use of the clock for pacing. I'm gonna try and make an appearance every now and then when my schedule permits.

trisha's ravatar trisha    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 133
RE: CUA Swims are BACK!
POSTED: 1/29/14 4:37 PM

6 lanes. Which means there will be a "haven't been in the pool since last summer" lane - fantastic! Looking forward to seeing everyone back there.

bronxking's ravatar bronxking    JOINED: 1/13/13    POSTS: 145
RE: CUA Swims are BACK!
POSTED: 1/30/14 8:57 AM

Dang, I just moved out of the area too! I used to live like 10 minutes walk from the CUA pool!

chad0022's ravatar chad0022    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 334
RE: CUA Swims are BACK!
POSTED: 2/03/14 1:59 PM

Just as a reminder, CUA swims will be starting NEXT WEEK - Monday, Feb 10 at 6:30 pm. 3-4 workouts will be provided by myself or Paul W - CUA's Aquatics Director, however this is not a coached workout.

This is an ALL LEVELS swim and we will adjust for the people who are there.

If there are any questions, please email me, Amanda, at ac.dctri@gmail.com or send me a message.

See you next week!

:::^D::

chad0022's ravatar chad0022    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 334
RE: CUA Swims are BACK!
POSTED: 2/10/14 2:44 PM

Hi!

I wanted to post here that I started a new thread for the 2014 workouts. I will work with Paul, the CUA Aquatics Director, to have the workouts posted Mon/Wed.

Remember, this is an all levels swim that does not provide specific coaching.

This is open to all DC Tri Club members and all you need is $5 cash.
See you tonight!!
Amanda

chad0022's ravatar chad0022    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 334
RE: CUA Swims are BACK!
POSTED: 2/10/14 3:00 PM

Oh, and I confirmed with Paul about parking.

"Don't worry about parking permits, you can all park in our lot without being ticketed."

So when you look at, this page which shows parking (last updated by Travis in 2008) you will be fine to park without worry.

I will be metroing tonight to see about how long it takes me walk.

Thanks!

denaindc's ravatar denaindc    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 152
RE: CUA Swims are BACK!
POSTED: 2/10/14 3:05 PM

we need to get CaBi to put a dock at the pool. They already have one at the metro.

rcole's ravatar rcole    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 50
RE: CUA Swims are BACK!
POSTED: 2/12/14 3:54 PM

Will CUA be open on President's Day? Same time for swimming?

chad0022's ravatar chad0022    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 334
RE: CUA Swims are BACK!
POSTED: 2/12/14 4:10 PM

Hello,

Yes, we should be having our CUA swim on Monday the 17th at the same time. I will confirm with Paul tonight and post here (and the workout thread page) either way.

Thanks!
Amanda

chad0022's ravatar chad0022    JOINED: 2/28/09    POSTS: 334
RE: CUA Swims are BACK!
POSTED: 2/16/14 12:23 PM

Hello

YES, we will be swimming on Monday (tomorrow) at the same time, 6:30-8.

Come check us out. For only $5 a session you get access to all 6 lanes, workouts of multiple distances, and we have had an open lane for people to swim and have their questions answered by Paul - the CUA aquatics director.

Hope to see you there!!
Amanda

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