The schedule of Social and Special Events for the 2019 Atholton Swim Club (ASC) Summer Fun Season is listed below! We pride ourselves in offering innovative programs frequently led, supported, or sponsored by our members and friends! If you have a creative idea for an event or you would like to help with an event, email Miss J at atholtonswimclub.social@gmail.com. Please note, many social events are free. However, sometimes we must charge a fee to cover the cost of the social event. To pay for those social events, you MUST sign-up and pay online! Many hands, smiling faces, and willing workers are welcomed! Thanks!

NOTE: Sometimes we must change the date/time for events so ALWAYS check the website for the latest information and updates!

RECURRING EVENTS:
Every Monday:
Order your favorite delivery food and join us at the pool for food and fun.
Roma’s Pizzeria offers a Monday 1/2 price cheese pizza and is close by at 10400 Shaker Dr, Columbia, MD 410-772-5333

MAY

  • ‘Twas the Night Before Opening Day! Fri, May 24th 6:00 pm
    Our night before kick-off party!! Members and Non-Members Welcome! It’s a chance to meet staff and our pool leadership. AND….a count down for the children, teens and brave adults to jump in the pool at our 6:05 pm plunge!

    Official Pool Opening Day 2019 Season! Sat, May 25th Noon
    Be sure to check out the days and times the pool opens.
  • Memorial Day Program, Cookout & Potluck: Remembrance and Salute to our Armed Force Members, Veterans, Families, and Friends Mon, May 27th 5:45 pm
    The program, led by USAF Ret. Lt. Col Mike Reed, remembers those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country and salutes our armed forces members and veterans. The pool provides hot dogs, lemonade and water. Members bring either some chili for the dogs, a large side or large dessert. Bring enough to feed your family plus another family. Volunteers needed to grill and set-up/cleanup crews.

JUNE

  • Block Party & Open House TBD Pool opens 12:00 pm
    Our Allview/Arrowhead/Donleigh neighbors, families, friends, and community partners are invited to enjoy a free swim! If you are not a member, you must sign-in at the front desk and follow Atholton Swim Club (ASC) rules. Bring a picnic or order food. Bring your goggles, sunscreen, towels, etc. Enjoy free snowballs by Mr. Kevin from his Snowball truck! Learn about the importance of bees – Bee Fun with Bren – a very fun presentation and demonstration by Ms. Bren! Participate in fun events!
    ‘Let’s Get Physical, Physical, Physical!’
    1:30 pm Kids Coin Toss (Keep what you find. Young kids must be supervised.)
    1:50 pm Belly Flop Contest (Open to all ages! Who can bear the sting of a classic belly flop?!)
    2:10 pm Best Dive (Open to all ages! What’s your best dive?!)
    2:30 pm Adults only – Adult Beverages Can Toss (Bring a six-pack of beer or other libations to participate!)
    Volunteers needed to help with this fun and funny event!
  • The Carl Essl Memorial Blood Drive – American Red Cross Bloodmobile at the Atholton Swim Club Sun, Jun 9th 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
    The annual Blood Drive is open to the community and led by the Essl family. Donate in memory of Carl Essl, an active community member, dedicated ASC member, and loyal (over 53 times) blood donor!! Please donate blood and encourage your family, friends, and neighbors to donate too! We need volunteers to help with registration, escorts, etc. More information coming soon!

NOTE: Barracudas Swim Team Time Trials Sat, Jun 15th 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

NOTE: Atholton Barracudas Swim Team AWAY Meet versus: Baltimore Jewish Community Center Barracudas Thu, Jun 20th 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm

  • School is OUT – Happy Hour Water Battle Fun Fri Jun 21st 6:05 pm
    Come one, come all!. . . Bring your water toys, guns, and goggles to protect your eyes. Come battle it out with your friends in the lower field! A Battle Royale!! Volunteer to fill buckets and oversee battle.
  • Family Bingo & Ice Cream Sundaes Wed, Jun 26th 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm $5/person (Sign-up & pay online by Jun 24th) Let’s get our B-I-N-G-O on! Win prizes. Make your own delicious and delightful ice cream sundae with the works!
    Volunteers needed: bingo callers, prize monitors, ice cream scoopers and set-up/cleanup teams
  • Family Fun/Potluck and Barracuda Swim Team Pep Rally Fri, Jun 28th 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
    Show your Atholton Swim Club spirit and bring a dish for the potluck. Bring enough for your family and another family! (*Family Fun occurs the night before home swim meets.) Let’s cheer for our ASC Barracudas Swim Team!

NOTE: Atholton Barracudas Swim Team HOME Meet versus: Chartwell – Chargers
Sat, Jun 24rd 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

  • [NEW EVENT for Men 21 and over] Let’s Hear It for Our Boys Sat, Jun 29th 7:00 pm – 10:45 pm $5/person (Sign-up & pay online by Jun 27th) Bring an appetizer, comfort food, or dessert to share. BYOB. Men and their friends are invited. You do not need to be a member of the Atholton Swim Club to participate. Sign up so we have a head count. Non-members must comply with ASC pool rules. Bring your bathing suit, and enjoy wonderful libations, food, friendship, fun, and games. It’s time for the men to have some fun!!!

JULY

NOTE: Atholton Barracudas Swim Team AWAY Meet versus: Woodbridge Village – Bluefins
Sat, Jul 6th 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

  • Dive-In Movie Night Under the Stars! Sat, Jul 6th Movie starts after dark
    Bring your floats and snack to watch a fun family movie from the pool. Movie to be announced.
  • Family Fun/Pot Luck and Barracuda Swim Team Pep Rally Fri, Jul 12th 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
    Show your Atholton Swim Club spirit and bring a dish for the potluck. Bring enough for your family and another family! (*Family Fun occurs the night before home swim meets.) Let’s cheer for our ASC Barracudas Swim Team!

NOTE: Atholton Barracudas Swim Team HOME Meet versus: Taylor Village – Tigerfish
Sat, Jul 13th 8:00 am – 1:00 pm (Swimmers arrive 7:45 am)

  • Atholton’s Got Talent Sat, Jul 13th 7:00 pm
    Featuring a showcase for performers: singers, dancers, actors, models, variety, magicians, musicians, ventriloquists, comedians, comediennes, vocalists, rappers, poets, slam poets, spoken word, funny skits, cheerleading, etc. Sign-up on line by Jul 11th so we know the number of participants and what may be needed. Look out for more information!
  • Ultimate Karaoke Sat, Jul 13th (following the talent show)
    Do you like to sing music? Do you sing in the shower or in the car? Do you like to sing along? Folks – Get loose and perform karaoke!
  • Art & Craft Night Wed, Jul 17th 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm (Fun Family Activities for All Ages! Limited supplies available so please be on time! You may bring your own supplies.) Sign up online by Jul 15th to reserve your spot! Please donate your art creation for the art auction. The art creations will be judged and awarded ribbons in various categories, showcased and auctioned at the Art Auction, Wine & Cheese Night on Wed, Jul 24th 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

NOTE: Atholton Barracudas Swim Team AWAY Meet versus: Crofton Village – Dolphins
Sat, Jul 20th 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

  • Barracudas Swim Team Reunion Sat, Jul 20th Welcome home Barracudas! Bring your pictures, memorabilia and, of course, your swimsuit! Socialize with your teammates and friends during the meet and greet. BYOB. If you are not a member, you must sign-in at the front desk and follow Atholton Swim Club (ASC) rules. More info coming soon! [6:30 pm Adult Social; 6:45 pm Welcome by ASC President Michael Draminski; after party at a local bar TBA]
  • Art Auction, Wine & Cheese Night Wed, Jul 24th 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm A family friendly ‘Art Auction, Wine and Cheese Night’ along with live acoustic music MOONSTONE (pending)!! The night will include an art showcase of ASC kids, teens and families artwork. The displayed pieces will be creatively named and auctioned. The proceeds from the silent auction will be donated to charity. Lots of fun! Bring a bottle of wine, cheese, crackers, and fruit to drink, eat, and share!

NOTE: 2019 Divisional Championships Swim Meet Sat, Jul 27th 8:00 am – 2:00 pm at Chartwell

NOTE: 2019 Atholton Barracudas Swim Team End-of-Year Party Sat, Jul 27th 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

NOTE: Warrior Classic Novice Championship – Swim Meet TBA Mon, _____ 4:00 pm at Wynnewood

NOTE: 2019 Straehle Invitational Championship Swim Meet TBA Wed, _____ 7:30 am Carroll Aquatics Swim Club 2710 Hampstead Mexico Road, Halethorpe, MD 21227

  • BULLHEAD PIT BEEF Food Truck! Check out the great menu! Sat, Jul 20, or Jul 6th, or Jul 13____ 4:00 pm – until vendor closes Cost: Pay the vendor Bring the family and enjoy the cuisine. Bring games, corn hole boards, floats and enjoy the evening. BYOB
    Let’s Chat, Chew, and stay for Dive-In Movie Night!!
  • S’mores Night: Keep Calm and Get Your S’Mores On!! Wed, Jul 31st 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Come to the campfire, roast some marshmallows and make a S’more. Pool provides S’mores supplies. Adults must supervise your children near the fire. Volunteers needed to provide wood, build fire and supervise roasting.

AUGUST/SEPTEMBER

  • Women’s Soiree! Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm.  FREE
    An evening soiree just for adult women and their female friends! You do not need to be a member of ASC to attend. Bring an appetizer or dessert and enjoy libations. BYOB. Bring your swimsuit, towel, and extra clothing to change. Make time to be with friends for some fun!!
  • Cheeseburgers in Paradise! Sat, Aug 31 5:00 pm $7/person or $30max/family
    Sign-up and pay online by Aug 29th
    Heaven on earth with an onion slice! We’re grilling cheeseburgers and you’re bringing the rest of the goodies for a huge party! Bring a delicious side to share – enough to feed two families! Cheeseburgers, toppings, lemonade, and dessert provided by the pool. BYOB.
    Wear your Hawaiian shirts, shorts, and/or swimwear. Get out the Hula skirts and Muumuus. Wear your leis and let’s have some tropical fun. Volunteers needed: grill masters, set-up/clean-up crews!
  • Say Goodbye to Summer! MOVIE and CAMPOUT Sat, Aug 31st
    Movie Night Under the Stars! (Movie starts after sunset when dark)
    Bring your float and watch a fun family movie from the pool (weather permitting) or on the pavilion. Bring your snacks!
  • Campout Under the Stars! Sat, Aug 31st until Sun, Sep 1st at 8:00 am
    Bring your tent, sleeping bag, PJ’s and favorite blanket for a family fun sleepover at the pool. Star Gazing!
    *Fire Pit (If available) and snacks! Enjoy hot chocolate and coffee in the morning with a swim!
  • TRIVIA NIGHT TBA Thu, Jul ___ 7:00 pm Popular event!!
    Give your brain a workout! Bring a team or join a table. (1 to 6 players per team) Prizes!! BYOB Invite your friends! Bring it on!!!

Check the board at the pool and on-line for changes or additions to events. Sign-up and pay online. No cash will be accepted at the front desk! Thanks!

Questions: atholtonswimclub.social@gmail.com