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Post-COVID 19 Policies and Protocols

PHASE 1 GUIDELINES FOR PARENTS/LEGAL GUARDIANS Do not attend lesson/practice if you or a member of your household does not feel well. Parents must drop off/pick up children on time Parents must use established traffic patterns Parents will not be allowed on pool deck...

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A Note to BCSR Families about Juneteenth Day

Today, June 19 marks an important day in the history of America. Today we celebrate Juneteenth Day. A day on which the last slaves in America were told they were free 2 1/2 years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. While we celebrate this day in our...

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BCSR Job Opportunity – Learn to Swim Director

Learn to Swim Director The Learn to Swim (LTS) Director under the direction of the Executive Director is responsible for organizing and implementing a diverse and safe swim program which will incorporate large group and individual activities, swim lessons for all ages...

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An Open Letter to the Membership and the Public

FROM MICHAEL F. SWITALSKI, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE BUFFALO CITY SWIM RACERS The Buffalo City Swim Racers stands against social injustice and the violation of human rights. We stand with the protesters t hat support justice for Mr. George Floyd and all those that...

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BCSR Joins Make a Splash Local Partner Program

We are excited to announce the Buffalo City Swim Racers has just joined USA Swimming Foundation’s water safety initiative, Make a Splash. The USA Swimming Foundation launched Make a Splash in 2007 with the goal to teach every child to learn to swim. In order to...

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Part 2 of USA Swimming One On One With Mike Switalski

One on One with Mike Switalski Part 2 Originally posted on USA Swimming The Buffalo City Swim Racers (BCSR) is a unique club that serves the city of Buffalo by providing free swim lessons for families. Head coach Mike Switalski, a former Division III All-American...

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BCSR Head Coach Mike Switaski featured on USA Swimming

One on One with BCSR Head Coach Mike Switaski Originally posted on USA Swimming The Buffalo City Swim Racers (BCSR) is a unique club that serves the city of Buffalo by providing free swimMike Switaski (medium) lessons for families. Head coach Mike Switaski, a former...

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Legislator Hogues Meets with the Buffalo City Swim Racers

Erie County Legislator Timothy R. Hogues (D-Buffalo) congratulates Yasmeane Greene, a student at the King City Charter School, who is one of the participants in the Buffalo City Swim Racers/Watts Education Program at the William Emslie YMCA. Along with several...

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