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26 DAYS To Go!!!
The Granite Entertainment Committee has been hard at work to plan another great summer line-up for our members.   Water Ballet, Luau, DJs, Holiday Games, Live Music...there's going to be something for everyone! 
Stay tuned for the line up- released in May!
We Asked YOU and YOU Responded!!! Volunteers are AWESOME! 
We have new board members for the 2017-2018 year! Thank YOU for volunteering and Thank YOU to the membership for voting!

Board Members for the 2017-2018 year:
  • Jonathan Huyard
  • Clark Crown
  • Orna Weinstein
  • Mike Batta
  • Christa Koshock
  • Steven Rizk
  • Adrienne Kirkpatrick
  • Stephanie Churchman
  • Robert Perrin
  • Emily Lucier
  • Amy Austin
  • Tom Meadows
  • Deb Owen
  • Ron Alligood
  • Matt Bond
  • Mary Caramucci
  • Carol Donohue
  • Derek Hedgepeth
  • Tyler Ladner
  • Elle Layman
  • Bill Rice
Clean-Up Day! Save the DATE! We'll See you Soon!
Who:  YOU! We need volunteers to help get the pool ready for the new season. (VOLUNTEERS ARE AWESOME!)
What: Nothing too strenuous --just a bit of tidying up and good old Spring cleaning!
Where: Planet Granite (duh)
When:  May 5, 2018 *
9:00 am - 12:00 pm 
*Rain date: 5-12-2018:
9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Why: So the best pool on the planet can have a SUPER SEASON!
How:  Show up, help out, SPLASH into the pool an hour early on opening day!
If you have a teen that needs community service hours this is a perfect opportunity.  Besides the reward of a job well done, all the AWESOME volunteers get early entry on Opening Day!

Yes, this rule will still apply in 2018.
No, cooler checks are not permanent...yet.

Start planning now!

(Rumor has it that there are establishments that will fill a large metal container full of your favorite frothy beverage.) 
New Hours:  
After Opening Weekend, Granite will have extended hours all season:
Fridays - Open until 9pm
Saturdays - Open at 10am

Planet Granite Improvements!!!
Can't wait for this???!!!
Then come on out on May 5th for Clean Up Day-- (next weekend!!!) and see what your Board of Directors have been up to during the off season!!!
Spoiler Alert ---
Baby pool, Rec building, playground --- just to name a few!!!

Go Marlins!!!
On deck with swim team coach, Matt Porter: 
The Mighty Marlins swim team will dive back into the water on Monday, May 21st (6 and unders will start the following week). Coach Matt, along with the other coaches, are excited about the upcoming season and are eager to see many returning and 
swimmers on the team this year. Remember, there is no experience necessary to be a member of the team. We will once again compete in the "A" division and we expect to have a very competitive team. It is never too early to get a start on the season. If you can't get to a pool, start doing some running and other exercises to get into shape.

Below is some important information for the upcoming season:
  • NEW for 2018:Online registration and payment (no paperwork to fill out). We know you will appreciate the convenience the new site will offer. The practice schedule will be released when the website goes live (which should be soon).
  • Volunteers: We will be looking for volunteers to coordinate swim team activities (grill, spirit week, banquet, etc...). Please consider taking on one of these important roles.
  • Volunteers will also be needed to help run swim meets. We will need parents to attend classes for: strokes and turns, meet referee, computer operators, and clerk, of course. Information about classes can be found at:   
Once again, no experience is necessary.
  • The Virginia Swim Shop will be at the pool on Tuesday, May 22nd, (4:15-6:30 pm). They will conduct swimsuit fittings/ordering and will also have goggles and other accessories for purchase. This is for ALL swimmers planning on being on the team this year.
  • 2018 Regular Season Meets start during the week of June 11-16, and then each week on June 19 and 26 and July 3, 10 and 16. The official meet schedule should be released soon.
  • Go Marlins!!!
  • 2018 Champs will be on July 23 - a ONE DAY event- 10 and unders will start warm-ups at 10 a.m and 11 and overs will start warm-ups at 2:30 p.m.
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Important dates to remember: 
  • May 1st - Payment Due 
  • May 5th - Clean-Up Day: 9:00 am-12:00 pm*
  • *May 12th - Rain Date for Clean-Up Day: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • May 26th - Pool Opens!
    Get in one hour early if you volunteer on Clean-Up Day
  • June 30th - Second Payment Due if using installment plan
From Swim Club Management Group:  

  • NOW HIRING lifeguards for Neighborhoods and Country Clubs in the Richmond area
  • Discounted certifications available
  • Find us online at lifeguardrichmond.com OR call us at (804) 554-0363

*Swim Club Management Group hires and trains all lifeguards for Granite Pool.  
Coming Soon!
  • 2018 Tennis Schedule
  • New Swim Team Website (GO MARLINS!)
  • Clean up Day (5-05-2018)
  • New membership system that will help us make pool check-ins and membership renewals easier on YOU - our Fabulous Members!!!
  • Info about swimming lessons
  • OPENING DAY! (5-26-2018)
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Your 2017-18 Board of Directors
President: Jonathan Huyard
Vice President:  
Treasurer: Clark Crown
Secretary: Orna Weinstein
Membership: Mike Batta
Christa Koshock, Steven Rizk, Adrienne Kirkpatrick, Stephanie Churchman, Robert Perrin, Emily Lucier, Amy Austin, Tom Meadows, Deb Owen, Ron Alligood, Matt Bond, Mary Caramucci, Carol Donohue, Derek Hedgepeth, Tyler Ladner, Elle Layman, Bill Rice

Contact info for the Pool and Swim Team Boards:
If you have compliments, complaints or questions - drop us a line at  membership@planetgranite.org .    
Mike's the gatekeeper of this address and will answer it himself, or forward it to someone who will. 
The Swim Moms are available for all questions swim team related at swimteam@planetgranite.org.  
Save lots
Guest passes are available in advance.  $35 for 10.  Good only for this season.  Get 'em from the guards.


Passes purchased this year good only for the 2018 season.