AGUA Masters Weekly Newsletter
As I renewed my U.S. Masters Swimming membership, I stumbled across this great video on reasons why we swim. USMS writes that “Fun, fitness, and friendship are only a few of the reasons why we swim.” Why do you swim? Share what drives you , so that we can highlight the unique intentions that make this team great.

See you in the pool,

Proof of Membership Request
Registration with USMS is mandatory; please email us a copy of your 2020 USMS membership card by January 31, 2020.

Training Trip Update
So far we've received suggestions for the Pure Grenada Open Water Swim in September and the 25th Annual St. Croix Coral Reef Swim in November. Keep the recommendations coming!

Share Your Story
We want to showcase your swim-successes! If you are out in the world competing and have a tale to tell, please feel free to clue in one of your coaches or share on our team’s Facebook page. We love hearing from you.
Get to Know Your Teammates: Leanne Svoboda
Leanne grew up swimming in California at neighborhood pools and Santa Cruz beaches. She was always the first kid in the water and last out. Today, You can find her at Upper East Side morning practices. During the day, she is a pharmacist in the pediatric ICU. Leanne's most unique and impactful travel experience was a volunteer trip to Nigeria during her last year of pharmacy school 10 years ago. She spent two weeks in Nigerian villages dispensing medications for clinics. One trend Leanne hopes will come back is meeting people without an app. Read more about Leanne on our blog.
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