December Newsletter 2022

12 Days of Holidays Giveaways


To show our appreciation to you this holiday season, we will be giving away a special treat to our members each day leading up to Christmas!

The fun giveaways will begin Tuesday, December 13th

Schedule will be announced on Monday, December 12th!


Holiday Hours


December 18th Close at 4pm for Staff Holiday Event
December 24th Close at 3pm
December 25th Closed
December 31st Close at 3pm
Open on New Year's Day!


Ugly Sweater Holiday Tennis Brunch & Will Tierney Send Off Potluck


December 19th 9-11am

Come join us for a fun holiday tennis celebration! Wear your "best" or "ugliest" holiday sweater to our fun morning of organized tennis. Tennis will be played from 9-11am and drinks and food will follow. We will have prizes for our best and most festive outfits of the day. Food & refreshments will be served, and please bring any treats you might like to share as well.

This event will also be our time to celebrate Will Tierney departing to New York! Please join us to celebrate his new adventure!

All levels are welcome!


Winter Group Fitness Schedule Updates


No classes December 24th-January 1st. Classes will resume on January 2nd.


Hot Chocolate Challenge


Join us in the upstairs Fitness Area on Friday December 9th and 16th from 10am-12pm. Complete at least one challenge, get 1 point and a free cup of gourmet hot chocolate! Complete the bonus challenge for that day and get 5 points.

The member with the most points at the end of the second Friday will receive a special chocolate grand prize!

Pictured is former hot chocolate challenge winner, Juergen Wunder


Tennis/Pickleball Training and Injury Prevention Workshop


Want to improve your game?! Emphasizing stability and agility through a variety of training techniques, you will not only improve your game, but last longer on the court! We will also focus on the importance of a proper warm up, cool down and use of Theragun and foam rolling to increase range of motion and flexibility. This 4 week workshop will be taught by Steven Sarvis on Saturdays from 11am-12pm beginning January 7th. $100 members ($120 non-members)
Register online or at the front desk.


Whole Life Challenge Winner- Ariel Rittenhouse Williams


Congratulation to Ariel Rittenhouse Williams, our Fall Whole Life Challenge winner! Ariel won a $100 gift certificate to Lillian's restaurant. Way to go Ariel!


Pies for Purpose Success! $445 for Shared Adventures


Thank you to those that participated in our fundraiser for Shared Adventures. We raised $445 through our Pies for Purpose event. Thank you to those who graciously donated pies and those that purchased them.


Adult Lap Swim


Have you ever thought about improving your swimming strokes or building your endurance? Or maybe you are looking for the motivation of a guided work out?

La Madrona Aquatics is proud to announce our all new Adult Lap Swim. Come join us for a bi-weekly hour long fun swim workout in our lap pool for adult club members. Swimmers of all skill levels are welcome. Our on-deck coach will provide technique and guidance.

Lap Pool Lanes 3 and 4


Swim Lessons at La Madrona


Swim lessons at the club are available year-round with our incredible swim instructors. We show our students how to have fun splashing around in the water and learning how to move like a fish. We offer 1:1 private lessons or 2 students semi-private lessons. Swim lessons start the week of January 2nd.

Early Winter January 2nd-February 12th (6 weeks)

Registration for swim lessons must be made through the Aquatics Office
at 831-438-1072 ex 104 or [email protected].


Intro to Swim Team


This swim class is to help get your swimmer ready to go from swim lessons to a pre- or competitive swim team. Polish those swimming skills and learn how to make the leap from our rec pool to our lap pool.

This is a small class and spaces are limited.
Early Winter January 4th-February 8th
Late Winter February 15th-March 22nd

Registration starts on Monday, December 5th for Members. Non-members registration starts on Monday, December 12th. Registrations can be through your member account or directly by the Aquatics Direct at 831-438-1072 ex 104 or [email protected]


Swim Team


The 2023 La Madrona Swim Team starts on Monday January 2nd. The Winter Swim Team will be offered in two 6-week sessions. The swim team is a pre-competitive team. The team practices focus on being fun while getting swimmers comfortable being in a lap pool and working with stroke development, technique and endurance. We also expand on swim team knowledge. Ages 5.5-14 years old are welcome. All swimmers must be able to swim one length of the lap pool and be able to float on their back, an assessment may be needed.

Early Winter January 2nd-February 9th (6 weeks)
Late Winter February 13th-March 23rd (6 weeks)

Registration starts on Monday, December 5th for Members. Non-members registration starts on Monday, December 12th. Registrations can be through your member account or directly by the Aquatics Direct at 831-438-1072 ex 104 or [email protected].


Holiday Pickleball Tournament Has Been Postponed Due to Expected Rain!



Now Offering Solinco Tennis Rackets


We are now selling the new Solinco Tennis Rackets. Rackets can be demoed during clinics or lessons. Please contact Jimmy if you have any questions ([email protected])


Winter Junior Tennis


Registration opens December 5th for Members and December 12th for non-members

Early Winter: January 2nd- February 12th
Late Winter: February 13th-March 26th

Flyers and more details will be sent out shortly

Click here to sign up

Contact Jimmy directly to request more information ([email protected])


NEW Tennis Clinic/Drop in Schedule (times have changed)


Click here to sign up for clinics

Sunday Clinics

***9-10am Doubles Partner Strategies With Will ($15 for members and $20 for non-members)***
This Clinic will focus on strategies for you and your doubles partner to be more in tune on the court. Sign up with your partner or come solo and we'll set you up with a partner for the day.

10am -11am Cardio Tennis with Will ($15 for members and $20 for non-members)


10-11:30am Doubles Drills and Games With Jimmy ($20 for members and $25 for non-members)
Here, Jimmy will work on drills to improve your doubles strategies. Drills may involve volleys, approach shots, serve returns and more. The last half hour or so will be spent on live-ball to execute the strategies we have just worked on.


10-11:30am Doubles skills with Will ($20 for members and $25 for non-members)


10-11:30am Serious Tennis with Dave ($20 for members and $25 for non-members)


***Intermediate/ Advanced Technique with Jimmy ($20 for members and $25 for non-members)***
Tennis is all about muscle memory. Here we will work on perfecting your technique so that you are practicing the right habits. Once your technique improves, you can better execute all strategies.


10-11:30am Serious Tennis with Dave ($20 for members and $25 for non-members)


9-11am Member Doubles Drop in (free for members only)

Please call 831-438-1072 to sign up for now or go online through your member account
Email [email protected] with any questions or assistance signing up.

Clinics are available to sign up one week in advance at 6am for members and five days in advance for non-members. A minimum of three participants is required for each clinic. Clinic may be canceled if this minimum is not met. You will be charged if you do not show up or if you do not cancel by 6pm the night before. Waitlisters will be notified up to one hour in advance.