default category, General News

Schedule Update: August 10th – September 3rd, 2018

All Pools open 10 am – 9 pm*
*Lap pool opens 6:00 am – 9:00 pm on weekdays, and from 10:00 am – 9:00 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Lap pool stays open until 10:00 pm for adults-only swim (age 18 and older) from 9:00 – 10:00 pm on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Lap pool is shared with Adult Lessons on Fridays from 7:30 – 8:15 pm.
Decks are open 10:00 am – 9:00 pm every day.
Volleyball court is open 10:00 am – 9:00 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and 10:00 am until 10:00 pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

Fall [email protected] Registration is Now Open

Registration for Fall Fitness classes is now open for classes starting in September. Classes offered include: Flying Fish Boot Camp, Vinyasa Yoga and Body Moves Fitness/Yoga for Fitness. The classes are run by certified member-instructors in the clubhouse. Classes are offered to OVL members (at a discount) and non-members. Click HERE for details.

For class and registration questions, contact instructors directly. For general questions,

contact [email protected].

OVL’s Winter Swim Program Registration Is Open Now for Members

Registration for Overlee’s Winter Swim Program is now open for Overlee members. Register your children before August 25th for special member-only rates as rates go up on August 25th when registration opens for non-members. Non-members can register beginning August 25th.

The program offers a positive environment for children ages 5 – 14 years old at all skill levels to improve their skills, strokes and technique. The program will be held on Sunday evenings at the Yorktown High School Pool from September 16, 2018 thru May 5, 2019 with scheduled breaks for holidays and program breaks.

Several sessions will be offered. Please read the details for each session to be sure you are signing your child or children up for the appropriate session(s). This year, registration will be by session. Registration is online only and will close on the first day of Winter Swim (with no exceptions) on September 16th.

Click HERE for additional information on the program and how to register. Please contact [email protected] if you have questions

So, members, act NOW to get the member-only discounts until August 24th and secure your child’s spot in this wonderful, once-a-week progra

End of Season Team Updates: August 3rd – 5th, 2018

Swim: Thank you to all the Overlee Swim Families for a wonderful season and to the Overlee community for all your support and patience! Good luck to all the swimmers competing in All Stars on Saturday.

Dive: Congratulations to the Overlee Divisional divers who were quite impressive at last Sunday’s Division 2 meet! Good Luck to our four divers, Hannah Karlin, Annika Creedon, Cici Yen and Ben Cabalu, who qualified to compete in the NVSL All Star Dive Meet at Oakton on Sunday!

Synchro: Thanks to the Synchro Team for a fabulous show! And many thanks to all who came out for the Synchro show last week, the Overlee Board for their support and all the assistance from Greg and his staff over the summer. The team has grown in size significantly over the last couple of years and we’re looking forward to another fun season next year!

Coaches Needed for OVL’s Winter Swim Program: Apply NOW

Hiring is underway for coaches for our Winter Swim Program. The program runs from September 16th, 2018 through May 5th, 2019. Coaches must have life guard and CPR certifications, enjoy teaching and coaching swimming with children ages 5 and older or varying skill levels, attend all or close to all of the Sunday evening program sessions and work under the supervision of Head Coach Brenna Broadus.

Applications are due by August 12th, 2018.  Applications should be sent by email to: [email protected], OR printed and mailed to: Andrea Furrow, 1811 Harrison Street, Arlington, VA 22205.

 

New Board Members Elected at July Membership Meeting

Congratulations to the Board members who were elected at the Annual Membership Meeting that was held last night. Current Board members Andrea Furrow, Mike Maleski, Megan McMorrow and Todd Murdock were re-elected, and Michael Bruce and Molly Ketcham were elected as new Board members. Thank you to all of the candidates who ran. Retiring Board members, Alan Eisenberg and Grant Yoder, were thanked and recognized for their service to Overlee, Overlee members who attended the meeting heard updates on operations and activities and had the opportunity to ask questions and share their thoughts with the Board. Thanks to all who braved the rain to attend!

 

Annual Membership Meeting, Ice Cream Social and Synchro Show This Wednesday, July 25th

The July Annual Membership Meeting is on Wednesday, July 25th in the clubhouse. Come hear an update on Overlee operations, vote in the election of Board members and ask any questions you may have. We hope you will join us! And be sure to submit your ballot for Board elections!

Here is the schedule of events surrounding the Membership Meeting:

6:00 – 7:30 pm Ice Cream Social, scooped by the Swim Team
6:45 – 7:45 pm Membership Meeting Agenda

  • Welcome
  • Introduction of Board Nominees
  • Approval of February Membership Meeting Minutes
  • Administrative, Operational and Activities Updates
  • Election Results Announced
  • Introduction of Board of Directors and Thanks to Outgoing Board Members
  • Open Q & A
  • Meeting Adjourned
8:00 pm “Welcome to the Future” Synchro Show Begins in the Lap Pool

 

Team Updates: July 20th – 29th, 2018

Swim: Congratulations to our Flying Fish for coming in second at the NVSL All Star Relays on Wednesday night. We are so very proud of our Flying Fish! Our final NVSL dual meet is this Saturday at Chesterbrook at 9 am. Both teams are undefeated, so the Division One title is on the line yet again! Please come out to cheer on our amazing Flying Fish in what is sure to be an exciting meet.
Synchro: One week until the annual Synchro Show! The “Welcome to the Future” synchro show will be Wednesday, July 25 at 8:00 pm after the Ice Cream Social. Rain date is Thursday, July 26th.
Performance Week Practice Schedule:
Sunday, July 22: Practice 9:00 – 10:30 am; Rehearsal Dinner in the clubhouse 6:30 – 8:00 pm; Rehearsal 8:00 – 10:00 pm
Wednesday, July 25: 5:30 pm Arrival for hair and makeup in the Team Room (below front desk). Show at 8:00 pm in Lap Pool
Dive: Overlee Diving fielded six divers in the annual Wally Martin Memorial 3 Meter Meet last Sunday. Michayla Eisenberg was the 2018 Junior Girls Champion, and her name will be in the record book forever (like Coach John – 1981 Champ)! Hannah Karlin was 2nd place for Senior Girls; Cecelia Yen was 3rd place for Freshman Girls; Chris Cobey scored a 5th place finish for Junior Boys; Harry Burmeister was 10th place in Intermediate Boys and Jonathan Teitelbaum was 12th place for Senior Boys. Congratulations to all of our divers! The Dive Team was again victorious against Crosspointe on Tuesday night, continuing their undefeated season at 4 and 0. Many thanks to our Coaches, Team Reps, food purchasers, table workers, judges, and all who gave their time for such a great experience.
Overlee Divers will finish the regular season next Tuesday with a home meet against Dunn Loring at 6:00 pm. Come watch and visit our Overlee Dive Bar (snack bar) to support the dive team.

Sign Up for the 2018 Crab Feast by Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

The Annual Overlee Crab Feast is on Saturday, July 28th from 7:00 – 11:00 pm. Cost for crabs is $49 for members/$59 for guests; BBQ is $29 for members/$34 for guests. Please bring an appetizer or dessert to share and your favorite beverages.
Online registration and payment only. (no Front Desk sign-ups). Click HERE to register. ​

Deadline for signing up is this Wednesday, July 25th (No sign-ups on the evening of the crab feast).
Note: Crab Feast is an adults-only (age 21 and over) event.
Pool closes and grounds cleared at 6:00 pm for set up.  **Only crab feast volunteers will be allowed to enter before 7:00 pm.
If you have any questions about the crab feast, please contact Nico Vroom at [email protected]