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Past News and Events

JUST HOW MUCH FUN do we have at the South End? 

Click the link to see >> The Sheer Joy <<   Whee!   Video by Al Jaurique 2015

The Annual Ho Ho Ho Row!  Delivering Toys to Kids in Need

Our 2015 Holiday Winter Wonderland Party was a Blast!


New to Out of Cove Open Water Swimming?
Come on down, the water's fine!


We enjoyed our Club Golden Gate Swim; July 25th, 2015

Photo from our 2014 event; Swimmers at the base of the Golden Gate bridge


Southenders being... Southenders!

Al's jump off of MUNI Pier June 2015


June 2015
Jim Miller's 80th Birthday Celebration




May 17, 2015

                        Local Athlete, and South End Rowing Club Swim Commissioner,              
                   Tom Linthicum, ran the full Bay to Breakers course by foot, followed by a                                             reverse-course, no wetsuit Swim from Ocean Beach to Bay Bridge.

                                                         He is the only person ever to accomplish this.

Our very own Swim Director, Tom Linthicum after his epic swim!

The Bay to Breakers run is approximately 7.5 miles, and the swim is approximately 10.5 miles. The Bay water temperature is approximately 55 degrees Fahrenheit.

 >> Newscast about Tom's EPIC FEAT in the San Francisco Bay! <<
Newscast data error: Tom's run was just under 1.5 hours; his swim about 5 hours due to the ebb dying at Pier 35.


Our '5 Coves of Death' Swim May 2015
 Enjoy the >>Photos<<!


Protesting possible Ferry move to Fort Mason
>>In the News<<
Also >> Our President Bill Wygant speaking about this issue on NBC News <<May 2015


Pier 39 Jump! Jan 2015


Randy Brown PATHSTAR Award recipient


Blasts from the Past!
Taken directly from our existing SERC log books
  • Aug 5th 1906: Our Club donated to the Stanford University Rowing Club a damaged rowing barge named the McDonough   
  • Aug.5th 1906: It was moved and seconded that the club hold a run to Ocean Beach on Aug 19th.  It carried.  Pres. Dr. Harrington was appointed chairman. Note:  That was less than six months after the great Fire & Earthquake.
  • June 10, 1906: Because of the Fire & Quake in April (our log book calls it "the Fire"),  our Club offered the Olympic Club, YMCA, St. Ignatius Gymnasium and the Occidental Athletic Club use of the Boat House until further notice.  Our Club also waived the initiation fee until July then in Sept., returning to the usual $10
  • Dec 1909: Our electric bill for the month was 2.90 cents