Making Waves Fat Swim
A Bay Area fat community tradition: swimming together since 1980
A supportive space for fat people (200 lbs. plus) to swim, exercise or just hang out.
Where: Albany Aquatic Center indoor pool, 1311 Portland Ave., Albany, CA
When: Every Sunday, 11:15am to 12:15 pm
Suggested Fee: $10 (sliding scale from $6.50 to $20). Please pay in the pool area, NOT at the front desk.
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Category Archives: Updates
Hello Making Waves Community! The Coordinating Committee needs your input about Making Waves (the fat swim). We are looking at two main topics: creating financial stability and getting input about how we define the fat swim community (who comes). Please … Continue reading
There is a swim meet in the Albany, CA High School indoor pool this coming Sunday (5/22) so the pool is closed. The pool will be open on Sunday, May 29 — hope to see lots of you at Making Waves … Continue reading
Thanks to everyone who donated to the fat swim. We raised over $900 so far, which will help us pay the pool for a few months. (Each month costs ~$600.) Now we need your help to insure that the fat … Continue reading
Your help is needed – urgently – to keep the a Bay Area fat tradition alive. For 35 years, Making Waves Swim has been open to all self-identified fat women. The swim is now running a deficit and needs immediate … Continue reading
The Albany Pool has reopened, so Making Waves swim is ON for Sunday, February 14 at 11:15 AM. See you at the swim!
Hi Making Waves participants! Sadly, the Albany pool will not be open this Sunday, 2/7. They have drained the pool and refilled it, but it won’t be ready for use until Monday (they hope). Email from the pool staff is … Continue reading