Women First Swimming

  • Women First Swimming

    WOMEN FIRST SWIMMING is a year-round program open to women of all ages and abilities who are looking to improve their form and endurance while also enjoying the fun and comraderie of a women-only class. Many of the women in the program are training for triathlons or open water swims.
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    Summer 2011 session

    Summer 2011 session

    Summer 2011 session

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Fall Swimming starts Sat Oct 3 for 12 weeks

Posted by coachlisa on September 26, 2015

We’ve found a pool to try this fall! Great Hills country club located at 5914 Lost Horizon Dr.

The session will run 12 Saturdays Oct 3 through Dec 19 8 am – 9 am.

Considering joining us for the first time? Check the Testimonials to get an idea of the impact we’ve had over the last 14 years since we started the Women First Swimming program.

Dates: 12 Saturdays from Oct 3 – Dec 19
Time: 8 – 9 a.m.
Location: All sessions will be at Great Hills country club
Cost: $145

To register, send program director Lisa Lynam an email, and follow the payment instructions here.

Also join our swim-loving mermaid group on Facebook here.

Coach Lisa

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Summer Swim program back at Balcones

Posted by coachlisa on May 29, 2015

Mermaids,
Finally an end to the drought of no Saturday morning swims with the Women First Swimming group! We hope you’re ready for a  Summer session back at Balcones Neighbourhood Pool in Northwest Austin.

The session will run 10 Saturdays June 13 through August 22 (no class Sat  July 4th). Coach Rachel is ready to welcome you with all her great coaching drills and workout sets with plenty of fun for veterans mermaids and newcomers.

Considering joining us for the first time? Check the Testimonials to get an idea of the impact we’ve had over the last 14 years since we started the Women First Swimming program.

Dates: 10 Saturdays from June 13 – Aug 22 (no class Sat July 4th)
Time: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Location: All sessions will be at Balcones Neighborhood Pool at 12012 Amherst Dr.
Cost: $140

To register, send program director Lisa Lynam an email, and follow the payment instructions here.

Also join our swim-loving mermaid group on Facebook here.

Happy swimming,

Coach Lisa

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Back in the ‘hood for Saturday summer swims

Posted by coachlisa on May 21, 2014

It’s summer time and the swimming is easy…well, maybe not the workouts, but the Women First Summer session will be closer in town as we’ll be back at the Balcones Neighbourhood Pool in Northwest Austin, and back to our Saturday morning times.

The session will run 12 Saturdays June 7 through August 23. Coach Rachel and Coach Tate will be back on deck waiting to get you into shape with another session of great workouts!

Dates: 12 Saturdays from June 7 – Aug 23
Time: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Location: All sessions will be at Balcones Neighborhood Pool at 12012 Amherst Dr.
Cost: $180

To register, send program director Lisa Lynam an email, and follow the payment instructions here.

You can keep up with our swim-loving mermaid group by joining us on Facebook here.

If you are considering joining for the first time, read our Testimonials from veteran mermaids to get an idea of how Austin women have enjoyed and benefited from the Women First Swimming program.

Happy swimming,

Coach Lisa

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Winter registration for Sunday classes at Lost Creek

Posted by coachlisa on January 14, 2014

Mermaids,

We are pleased to announce that the Women First Swimming program will continue this winter with 12 classes on Sundays from 11:30 – 12:30 am starting January 19 through April 6 at Lost Creek Country Club pool at 2612 Lost Creek Boulevard. Coach Rachel is back with Coach Sara to kick off the new year with another session of great workouts!

Dates: 12 Sundays from January 19 – April 6
Time: 11:30- – 12:30 a.m.
Cost: $125

To register, send program director Lisa Lynam an email to confirm your spot for the class, and follow the payment instructions here.

You can also join our Facebook group to keep up with the mermaid group.

As always, Happy Swimming!!

Coach Lisa

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Fall swim registration begins for classes at WACC

Posted by coachlisa on August 16, 2013

Mermaids,

We are pleased to announce that the Women First Swimming program will continue this fall with 12 classes from 9 – 10 am starting August 24 through November 16 (missing August 31) at West Austin Athletic Club at 1024 Patterson Road in Southwest Austin. Coach Rachel will be back on deck waiting to put you through another session of great workouts!

Dates: 12 Saturdays from August 24 – November 16 (missing Aug 31)
Time: 9 – 10 a.m.
Cost: $150

To register, send program director Lisa Lynam an email to confirm your spot for the class, and follow the payment instructions here.

You can also join our Facebook group to keep up with the mermaid group.

As always, Happy Swimming!!

Coach Lisa

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