August 25th-31st, 2019

Weekly Schedule (8/25-8/31):


Monday               9:30-11am          MHS

Thursday             6:00-8:30pm      Spring Mill Pond, Island Lake

Saturday             8:30-10am          Walnut Creek CC

Monday (9/2)      8:00am               Spring Mill, Labor Day Games



Noteworthy: This week will be the last week of our Summer Schedule topping it all off with Labor Day Games.


Labor Day Games is Monday September 2nd, 8:00am at Spring Mill Pond in Island Lake. This will be a great workout through games and obstacles. Family and friends are welcome and there will be prizes!!! Coach Maria is hosting and will be sure to put together a fantastic finale to the open water season!

The FINAL Big Swim of the season hosted by Tom Welsh will be Saturday, September 7. If you haven’t been able to participate in this event yet this summer you won’t want to miss this last swim. What a great way to kick off the fall season start on September 16th. Please join us at Tom Welsh’s House on Saturday, September 7rd at 10:00am (Regular SSS will be cancelled). Tom Welsh’s house is located on Long Lake in Hartland. The lake is approximately 2.5 miles around.  Any distance you want to swim is okay.  There will be a couple of kayaks and a pontoon boat to support the swimmers. We’ll be jumping in around 10:00am.  Food and drinks are provided but a small donation can be made; ALL proceeds going to the MAC Team fund! MAC swimmers, guests, and non-swimmers are welcome.  RSVP at: The address is: 1411 Shady Crest, Hartland, MI.


Upcoming Events:

September 2              Labor Day Games

September 7              Big Swim hosted by Tom Welsh

September 16           Fall Season Start


Event Details/Results:

Walnut Creek CC:  Walnut Creek Country Club 25505 Johns Road, South Lyon, 48178


From the Coaches:


Kris: Gone for summer.



Dianne: See you guys this weekend for the last Walnut Creek swim of the summer!


On a Personal Note: Congratulations to all who participated in Swim to the Moon:


10K: Maria Veen, Melissa Richardson, John Cassidy, Mike Smith, Hang Shi, Hong Weng, Dana McCorkle, Carol Schemanske, and Danielle Gardon (Nathalie’s daughter).


5K: Mike Schuldinger, Lindsey McFarlane, George Sveda, Suzanne Mack, Erika Thompson, Sue Haapaniemi, Kitty VandenBrulle, Lisa Pollack, Ed Giroux, Mindy Denton, and Jill Crane.


½ Mile: Nathalie Gardon, Sheryl Walsh, Debbie Evans, and Ann Ward who swam with 7-year-old Rosie Hooper.


Congratulations also go out to all those who competed in the last T Rex Triathlon of the season on Wednesday: Jim Izzi, Steve Jones, Tom Welsh, George Sveda, Corinne Caldwell, Patrick Sturdy, Denise Costanzo, Brice Chase, and Sheryl Walsh! A special thanks goes out to Jacqueline Thorpe who got to act as a designated runner when Coach Jim Izzi sprained his ankle (recover quickly Jim)!

Congrats to Coach Jim for completing his 20th CRIM in a row, 2000-2019!




Communication: If you have questions for any of the coaches don’t hesitate to ask! Here’s a quick list of emails to make that a bit easier!


  • Password for the Weekly Communication section of the website is: macswimmers



Facebook: MAC Swimmers – Unofficial team communications



Go to:
1. Click Sign Up. You will be prompted for a phone number or email address. If you enter a phone number you will get a 4 digit code texted to you for verification. If you entered an email address, you will not get the 4 digit code.
2. You will be asked to enter: First, Last Name and a Password.
3. The next page will ask who you are: Teacher, Student, Parent, or Administrator. Select “Student”.
3. The next prompt is for a class code @_________. Enter: macsw06
4. Click Join. That’s it!

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