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Recent Aquatics Posts

Meter Mania Month Motivates Members
Meter Mania Month Motivates Members
By Mike Lynch


Meter Mania Month Motivates Members By Mike Lynch, Masters Program Director   February is Meter Mania Month and I am always amazed at how our PCC swimmers embrace this event and look forward to it each year. For some, New Year’s Resolutions may…

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The Essence of Community Found in Masters
By Mike Lynch

By Mike Lynch, Masters Director A few years ago, the name of our community center was changed to Peninsula Community Center, which I thought was a wonderful idea, in that our whole campus, 14 acres in all, could then be referred to as…

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New Life in Masters
By Mike Lynch

August 21, 2017 August 26, 2017 If you have been at the Center long enough you have likely felt the embrace of community whether that be in celebration, mourning, death, or life. Recently in our Masters evening group, we had the joy of…

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Decades of Commitment
By Mike Lynch

  Over thirty years ago, I began a journey that I continue upon today. You can say that I COMMITTED to assist the then Masters Swim Coach and Aquatics Director, Ron Chlasta, in being a part of the PCC Masters coaching staff. I…

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Do Good Together: Pushing Limits Together
By Mike Lynch

November is upon us; the leaves are changing, the weather is getting a bit cooler, and the thoughts of the Holidays are creeping into our minds, especially if we listen to the radio or watch television. This is also the time in our…

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Swimming in Chile
By Emily Mosbaccher

In March, four PCCA swimmers (three current, one former) and myself had the privilege and opportunity to travel down to Pichilemu, Chile for a swim meet and outreach trip. We partnered with YWAM (Youth With A Mission) Directors Mitch and Juliette Anderson and…

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Meter Mania 2016 Huge Success!
By Mike Lynch

First of all, congratulations to each and every one of you for putting your name on the board, and tracking your meters during the month. I hope each of you met your goals, whatever they were, that you achieved a better level of…

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Waiting
By Mike Lynch

The theme this month speaks to “Good Things Come to Those That Wait”! Patience is Virtue! Waiting is Important to the Growth Process! Growth! Patience! Good Things! A couple of years ago, in the PCC Newletter, I shared a story about a long…

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Planting
Growing Seeds
By Emily Mosbaccher

The word planting by definition means to place (a seed, bulb, or plant) in the ground so that it can grow, and we have each seen this to be true in its literal sense at one time at least or another. I would…

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Masters
Holiday Season with Coach Mike and his Marvelous Masters
By Mike Lynch

Every year around the Holidays the PCC Masters gear up for their Triple Crown Holiday Swim. There are three swims involved, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. The total distance of each swim increases, as each swimmer may choose which level they will strive…

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