History

Please Note: We need volunteers to help fill-in our timeline! Not a lot of materials exist on this other than the memories of folks who have been here for a very long time. You are encouraged to document your early memories of Springfield Swimming Club and send them to us for inclusion on this page. Send your recollections to our Historian.

Timeline of Springfield Swimming Club History:

1954 - Springfield Swimming Club files its original charter with the State Corporation Commission.

1955 - Springfield Swimming Club opens its gates for the first season. A waiting list for membership forms.

1972 - Springfield Swimming Club member, Melissa Belote, wins three gold medals at the Olympic games in Munich.

1992 - Springfield Swimming Club rebuilds its swimming pool facilities from the ground up.

2007 - Members of Springfield Swimming Club join together in a heroic volunteer effort to replace the bathhouse roof. Springfield Swimming Club Board of Directors, with the consent of the general membership, revamps membership policies to better manage the club in changing times.

2007 - Springfield Swimming Club member, Mary Yarrison, wins the 1-meter title at the Speedo USA Diving Spring National Championships.

2014 - Diving boards get resurfaced, pool gets a new white coat, and new covers installed on all 3 pools.