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December 17, 2010
- 2011 Team Goals
- New Offering
- 2011 Intramural Events
- 2011 Competitions
- 2011 Year Round Intramural Competitions
- 2011 Re Registration for Menlo Masters
- Masters Fees
- Registration for Menlo Masters
Thanks in part to our incredible staff members at Team Sheeper/Menlo Swim and Sport and to all of our fantastic Menlo Masters swimmers who supported us so intensely during the open bidding process for the operation of Burgess Pool. The City of Menlo Park has chosen Team Sheeper as the company they will be working with to negotiate terms for another 5-10 year facility agreement. Both parties are motivated to come to agreement on the terms so operations can continue to flow as usual. The following is a communication from The City:
The process is not yet completed, but we are one step closer. Next steps are:
1. Contract terms negotiated.
2. City Council approval (Projected February 1)
2011 Team Goals
1. Continue to offer challenging, effective and efficient daily swim training sessions.
2. Continue to offer our traditional intramural events for diversity and goal setting motivations.
3. Continue to encourage participation in our team competitions to sharpen focus and skill.
4. Continue our community outreach and services to share our good fortune.
5. Continue to build a positive, healthy, and energetic group atmosphere so our individuals can use the benefits of the team to enhance their well-being
Boot Camp! Free! It has been my longtime dream of mine to offer the Menlo Masters a comprehensive physical conditioning program that would cover every aspect of living a healthy, strong, and balanced life.
In my opinion being in the water for your fitness is just not enough. Everyone needs a land based exercise component to be able to optimize fitness. When the new gym was completed, we saw it as our opportunity to begin offering land based strength programming, hence the introduction of Boot Camp.
Each Boot Camp session is 50 minutes and includes components of yoga, Pilates, traditional and non-traditional strength exercises. We are proud of the fact that we have been able to attract high quality exercise experts to lead each class, and we are confident in being able to deliver an effective and efficient class.
We offer classes Monday thru Friday from 6am-10am, and 7:30-8:30am on Saturday.
I would like to see every swimmer exercising on land at least two days per week. To promote that belief I am offering Boot Camp to the Menlo Masters FREE for the remainder of December and for all of January 2011. If you like it and it works into your schedule, beginning in February you have theoption to continue Boot Camp by paying a small add-on cost per month. ($35/month or $25/month for quarterly commitment)
Come on over and try the program, bring a teammate, a friend or a family member. We need your assistance with infusing more energy and participation in our upstart program. I am betting you will like it. At the very least you can claim you tried it.
In order to take advantage of this offer, you must sign up via this registration link:
Be sure to choose the Get Fit: 100% off check box!!
Find out more at: www.Menlofit.com
2011 Intramural Events
January-One Hour Swim, Swimmer of the Year Party
February-50K, 100K and 100 mile club
March-Menlo Blue and Yellow Meet
December-75x100's and 100x100's
March-Rinconada Swim Meet
April-Pac Masters Short Course Yards Swim Meet
July-Trans-Tahoe Open Water Relay, Pac Masters Long Course Swim Meet
September- Mountain View Swim Meet
October-Pac Masters Short Course Meters Swim Meet
2011 Year Round Intramural Competitions
1. Year Rounder-Swim 10,000 yards in a day once per month.
2. Speed Club-Meet one of three time standards per age group for the 100 Free at a swim meet.
3. One Million Yard Club-Swim 1,000,000 yards in 2011.
2011 Re Registration for Menlo Masters
It is that time of year again! Time to register for 2011. All rates remain the same as 2010. The rates and instructions are below. Please read the instructions so that you know what to do to register. We have tried to make it as easy as possible! Annual Team Fees are billed only once during the year, at the beginning of January.
Annual Membership: $767 + $30 annual team fee = $797
Quarterly Membership - $203/qtr + $30 team fee Quarterly memberships are billed on the first day of the calendar quarter.
Monthly Membership - $71/month +$30 team fee. Monthly memberships are billed on the first day of the month.
Family, Student and Senior Rates â?" Second person in the household, full time students, and seniors 65 and over pay 70% of full fees.
Lap Swimming in addition to all memberships is available for an extra $10 per month.
Registration for Menlo Masters
Annual Memberships: If you are a current annual member and would like us to bill you automatically on your credit card, you may go to http://www.menlomasters.com/registration/ or to https://teamsheeper.com/members/ to renew as an annual member and update your credit card on file. If you would like to change the type of membership you have, or if you would like to sign up as an annual member, you can also do this here by selecting "update my membership" and let us know the membership type you would like to change to.
Checks: Checks are accepted for annual memberships only. IF you are paying by check, please make checks out to TEAM SHEEPER, not Menlo Masters. We do not have an account in the name of Menlo Masters.
Checks and forms can be brought to the pool, or you can mail them to Team Sheeper, 501 Laurel St., Menlo Park, CA 94025.
Quarterly or Monthly Memberships: Quarterly and Monthly members will continue to be billed automatically as before, unless you make a change to your membership or let us know you would like to cancel your membership. You can do this on line on the website in the registration center at http://www.teamsheeper.com/teams/registration/ . Just select "update my membership". The usual 15 day change period will be waived in December, so you can do this any time in December, up to December 29th. You will also be automatically billed for the annual team fee. If your credit card on file is current, you do not need to enter the credit card number again here. Just put "on file", and no need to enter it again. If you need to update it, you can also do that there, by selecting "update my credit card".
Any dues paid are non-refundable and non transferable to any other person or period of time throughout the year. Checks and forms can be brought to the pool, or you can mail them to Team Sheeper, 501 Laurel St., Menlo Park, CA 94025.
All of our swimming members need to be a registered member of USMS in order for our insurance to be valid. PMS has on line registration now, so you can use that process at www.pacificmasters.org . Please note that your account will NOT be charged for the PMS membership unless you submit a form to us to submit on your behalf. We will, however, be doing a check to make sure that all of our members have registered. Please take care of this as soon as possible so as to not put our team in jeopardy!
Dec 20: Update 12/20/12
Jan 24: Newsletter
Jan 9: Newsletter
Sep 23: Update
Sep 20: 2011 Dynamic Duo Results
Sep 13: Newsletter
Aug 16: Newsletter
Jul 20: Newsletter
Jun 17: Newsflash
May 14: Update
Mar 15: Mid-March Update
Feb 12: Mid-February Update
Jan 31: Newsletter
Jan 13: Newsletter
Sep 28: Newsletter
Jun 7: Newsletter
Apr 22: Update
Mar 18: Newsletter
Jan 29: Newsletter
Oct 22: Newsletter
Sep 18: Update
Sep 11: Newsletter
Mar 6: Newsletter
Feb 11: Newsletter
Dec 31: Update
Nov 21: Newsletter
Oct 13: Dynamic Duo 2008 - Results
Oct 3: Newsletter
Sep 10: Mike Fero Swims Catalina Channel
Sep 8: Newsletter
Aug 14: Update
Aug 8: Newsletter
Jul 25: Update
Jun 27: Newsletter
Jun 17: Newsletter
Jun 6: Swim Meet Update #2
May 27: Newsletter Update
May 17: Newsletter
Apr 18: Masters Newsletter
Mar 21: Newsletter
Dec 27: Menlo Masters 2008 Season Plan
Nov 14: Masters Newsletter
Sep 20: Masters Newsletter Update
Sep 7: Masters Newsletter
Jul 20: Masters Newsletter
May 21: Masters Newsletter
Apr 23: Masters Updates
Mar 21: Masters Newsletter
Feb 7: February Can Do Team History
Feb 5: Masters Newsletter
Jan 8: Masters Newsletter
Nov 10: Swimmer with a Cause
Oct 9: Dynamic Duo 2006
Jun 21: Long Course Champs - Santa Cruz
May 12: Burgess Pool Update
Apr 24: Menlo Masters Meet Wrap-up
Apr 20: Swim Meet Update
Apr 17: Menlo Masters Meet Update
Apr 14: Meet Update and Burgess Update
Mar 29: Richard 'Dick' Bennet
Mar 24: Masters Newsletter
Mar 3: Updates
Oct 10: Dynamic Duo Results