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ANNUAL DINNER, & CASINO NIGHT

Come one, come all to our "MOROCCAN NIGHTS" themed gala! Our annual fundraiser event is fast approaching. It is full of great food, great company, fun auction items and even a little fun gambling (Black Jack, Poker, Craps, and Roulette). Cost: $35 per person for a DELICIOUS dinner. If you would like to attend please sign-up in the Club office or RSVP HERE!

* Happy Hour starting at 6-7 PM
* Dinner 7-8 PM
* Auction from 8-9 PM
* Gambling 9-10 PM (with "fake" UM-BUCKS)

This event is an adults-only event and is open to nonmembers! Invite your friends and neighbors to this fun, annual event that helps support our community pool.

MENU

Spicy Preserved Lemon Carrot Salad
Moroccan Hummus
Moroccan Capers Salsa
Touf's Preserved Lemon Mango-Papaya Salsa
Chicken Tagine w/ Preserved Lemon & Olives
Beef Tagine w/ Sweet Potatoes
Couscous with Seven Vegetables
Kefta Kebabs
Moroccan Mint Tea


BOARD OF DIRECTORS OPENINGS 2017

At the end of 2016, several members of the current SRC Board of Directors (BOD) will see their terms come to an end. The current BOD is actively seeking members who have an interest in serving on the board and guiding the future of our club. Board positions are voluntary and last for a period of 2 years. If you would like to serve, or think you might have an interest, you can either write your name and contact info down on the signup sheet on the clubhouse bulletin board, or you may contact any current board member and express your interest that way - e-mails for all current BOD members are on the SRC website. If at all possible, we would like to know by early August who is interested. We would then follow up with you to discuss in more detail. Thank you for your support of SRC and for your interest in being on the BOD - SRC Board of Directors.


JUNIOR TENNIS OPEN HOUSE

Junior Tennis Open House - Sunday, June 12, 2-3:30 PM. Join us at this free event to kick off the season and get all your tennis questions answered. Coach Isabelle will run fun tennis games for the kids and you can learn more about Tennis Team and Group Tennis Lessons. We'll have games for under-10 run 2:15 - 2:45pm and over-10 run 2:45 - 3:15pm.


REFERRAL BONUS!

Do you know somebody or a family that you would love to join you poolside at Somerset Recreation Club? If you refer a new family membership, YOU WILL RECEIVE $100 as soon as they sign up! And the best thing, there is no cap! Refer your whole neighborhood! Let's grow this wonderful community that is Somerset Recreation Club!


TODAY IS OPENING DAY!

The weather is going to be gorgeous so wear your suits, join your friends poolside and learn more about a summer membership! We are an affordable, family-oriented recreation and social club with an outdoor, 4-lane swimming pool, water slide, toddler pool, and tennis court facilities. Our summer season runs May 7th through Labor Day, and the cost of a new family membership this summer is $500 with no initiation fee. The Club offers swim team and lessons, tennis team and lessons, fun social events for the whole family, and decks and grills for our members' enjoyment. Swim team gets underway May 15th. Ask about our Sharkies program for swimmers ages 7 & under! Can't attend the Open House and want to schedule a tour of our Club? Feel free to call Jim, our Club Manager of 28 years, on his cell at 206-601-3492. Membership questions can also be emailed to Patricia at pamagnani@gmail.com.


SRC Names Isabelle Long as Tennis Coordinator

This summer, Isabelle Long joins us as the SRC Tennis Director! She currently plays #1 singles and doubles for Clark University in Worcester, MA. A native of Bellevue, Isabelle placed in the top 5 in the high school state tournament (singles and doubles) and had a successful USTA junior career. She previously was an assistant coach for the junior tennis program at Central Park Tennis Club. Welcome, Isabelle!


Summer Fun at Somerset Recreation Club

The SRC Board of Directors, our manager, Jim, and our coaches and lifeguards are committed to making your Summer 2016 experience at the Club better than ever! Please mark your calendars with the following upcoming dates, and feel free to forward this email to friends who might be interested in joining the SRC this summer for the first time.

Pre-season Maintenance Parties for Returning Members

Returning members can choose to attend a maintenance work party to reduce the cost of membership. No need to RSVP this year, just show up (except for the 4/2 date). Questions? Call Jim at 206-601-3492.

  • APRIL 2, 9AM - 1PM (Only 4 volunteers required. Must bring own pressure washer and call Jim to confirm).
  • APRIL 9, 9AM - 1PM
  • APRIL 16, 9AM - 1PM
  • APRIL 23, 9AM - 1PM

Opening Day, Saturday, May 7th, 1-5 PM

Everyone is welcome, members and non-members, to come to our annual Open House! Please spread the word to friends and neighbors interested in learning more about an SRC membership - you do not have to live in Somerset to join - so feel free to invite friends who live in neighboring communities. Current members who refer new members will earn a referral fee of $100 per new member, with no cap! Have a question about membership? Contact our Membership Coordinator, Patricia Magnani, at pamagnani@gmail.com.


Swim Team

Our Division II Somerset Stingrays team, led by returning Head Coach Erica Johnson, looks forward to another competitive, yet fun, season. We welcome new swim team members in all age groups. Our non-competitive Sharkies program, designed specifically for children ages 7 & under, provides affordable, daily, group swim instruction which can result in impressive improvements in a short amount of time. Sharkies are welcome to compete in swim team at the discretion of our coaches. Questions about swim team? Contact our Swim Team Coordinators Shannon Gregory-Lowe at gregorylowegang@yahoo.com and Amy Black at angellsmith12@gmail.com0.

Swim team starts in May

  • Swim Team Assessments, New 8 & Under and Sharkies: May 15, 11 AM – 1 PM
  • Swim Team PARENT MEETING & Welcoming Social Event: May 16, 6 – 8 PM
  • 1st Day of Swim Team practice: May 17
  • 1st Day of Sharkies practice: May 23

Tennis

Please contact Joanna Stewart, our Tennis Team Coordinator, with any tennis-related questions at stewart_joanna@hotmail.com. Our tennis program gets underway June 21st!

Social Events

We have lots of fun social events planned for all age groups. Have an idea for a new social event for our members? Run it past our Social Coordinator, Emilie Castle, at emiliecastle@gmail.com.

Please contact us! The SRC's goal is to provide a friendly and welcoming family atmosphere, creating a sense of community where everyone feels at home. If you have not yet completed our quick Member Survey, we'd still love your feedback here. Contact information for our entire 2016 Board of Directors is available on our website at http://www.somersetrec.org/bod.html. We welcome answering your questions, and look forward to seeing you at the Club this summer!


Happy New Year!

The 2016 Somerset Recreation Club Board of Directors wants to wish you, our INCREDIBLE community of members, a Happy New Year! Enjoy the celebrations and we look forward to seeing all of you this summer!


Annual General Meeting

The 2015 annual general meeting of the Somerset Recreation Club (SRC) will be held on Tuesday November 10, 2015 from 7-9 pm at Forest Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, in the Ackerley Room. The Ackerley Room is located in Building 700 (Administration Building) on the Forest Ridge campus. This meeting is open to all 2015 members of the club. The SRC Board of Directors encourages all members to attend this meeting. We will elect new Board members, review our financial position and discuss our operational and strategic plans. The incoming Board members who will be put to a vote for your approval are Michael Ketchum, Eric Bidstrup, Amy Black, Rick Gratzer, Joanna Stewart, Shannon Gregory-Lowe and Patricia Magnani. It is also your opportunity to ask questions and to bring up your concerns and issues to the Board. It is important we have a quorum in order to elect incoming Board members, so please be sure to attend.


Pizza & Bingo Night

Join us poolside Friday night, September 4, from 6 - 8 PM for pizza and bingo! There are plenty of cool prizes for the kiddos! As summer draws to a close, you NEED to be poolside and what better way to do it! Celebrate the end of the week with friends at SRC! See you there!


Swirl & Sip Wine Tasting

Join us on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 7 PM for a wine tasting event! Bring an appetizer to share and savor the delicious wines offered by our own Jensen family while enjoying the irresistible charm of our club! Cost is $15 per person.

RSVP HERE!


Casino Night & Auction Luau

Join us, Saturday, July 11th @ 6 PM for our Annual Casino Night & Auction. It will be a Luau themed event. Invite your friends, neighbors, even your in-laws! It's adults only so you'll need to leave the kiddos at home. We'd love to see you there! Please RSVP by 8 July with your menu choice of Beef Tinga, Pulled Pork, Chicken, or Veggie.

RSVP HERE!


Board of Directors Openings for 2016

At the end of 2015, several members of the current SRC Board of Directors (BOD) will see their terms come to an end. The current BOD is actively seeking members who have an interest in serving on the board and guiding the future of our club. Board positions are voluntary and last for a period of 2 years. If you would like to serve, you can either write your name and contact info down on the signup sheet on the clubhouse bulletin board, or you may contact any current board member and express your interest that way. If at all possible, we would like to know by the end of July who is interested. Thank you for your interest - SRC Board.


Opening Day, May 9th!

May 9th is less than a month away! We have a fun summer of swimming and tennis planned for our membership! Join our incredible community between 1-5 PM on Saturday, May 9th! Food and drink will be provided and it's a perfect time to catch up with old friends and make new ones! We are still looking for a few GRILLMASTERS to help serve up the delicious fare. If you'd like to help out this way, SIGN UP HERE.

If you can't make it, join today and pay by credit card by visiting our MEMBERSHIP / REGISTRATION page or joining us on Opening Day, May 9th. To get ahead of the lines, have all your membership and registration documents filled out ahead of time.

Membership / Registration Form
Swim Team Registration & Medical Forms
2015 Swim Team Handbook
Tennis Team Registration Form
Group Tennis Lessons Registration
2015 Group Swim Lessons Registration Form

As you know, part of your membership fee includes a REFUNDABLE $125 Maintenance Fee if you sign up and help us get our "ship" in order before opening day! All four Saturdays in April are scheduled for maintenance work parties (April 4, 11, 18, and 25). April 4th is scheduled solely for pressure washing. If you have a pressure washer and you can support us on this day, please sign up. The other 3 dates are open for all volunteers and count toward your refundable maintenance fee.
SIGN UP HERE!



2015 Maintenance Parties

As you know, part of your membership fee includes a REFUNDABLE $125 Maintenance Fee if you sign up and help us get our "ship" in order before opening day! All four Saturdays in April are scheduled for maintenance work parties (April 4, 11, 18, and 25). April 4th is scheduled solely for pressure washing. If you have a pressure washer and you can support us on this day, please sign up. The other 3 dates are open for all volunteers and count toward your refundable maintenance fee.
SIGN UP HERE!


General Membership Meeting

The 2013 annual general meeting of the Somerset Recreation Club (the Club) will be held on Monday, November 4, 2013 at 7:00 pm at Newport High School, Bellevue, Room #1113. This meeting is open to all 2012-2013 members of the club. The Board of the Club encourages all members to attend this meeting. We will elect new Board members, revise our by-laws to expand our Board, review our financial position and discuss our operational and strategic plans. The incoming Board members put to vote for your approval are Jeff Coopersmith, Lisa Brandli, Rick Gratzer, Melanie Sprague, Stephanie Kristen, Michael Ketchum, and Ellen Murphy. It is also your opportunity to ask questions and bring your concerns and issues to the Board. It is important we have a quorum to elect Board members and revise our by-laws so please be sure to attend.


Pool Closed for Season

The Club will close for the season on September 3, 2013. Please join us on Monday, September 2 for the last day of the year. The weather promises to be gorgeous!


Awards Night

Come join us on July 21st as we celebrate the successes of our wonderful Somerset Swim Team! There were seven Midlakes records broken at League Champs Saturday: Two (100 IM and 50 Fly) were broken by Somerset swimmer, Lorea Gwo. Please bring a dessert to share! We will collect cash dontations for the Coaches up to the awards ceremony.

2013 A-Meet Winners
Division I - Mercerwood Shore Club
Division II - Tam O'Shanter
Division III - Phantom Lake
Division IV - Overlake
Division V - CAC - HW - WR

2013 B-Meet Winners
Division I - Somerset & Edgebrook
Division II - Tam O'Shanter
Division III - Kingsgate Royals
Division IV - Overlake