Different Strokes Swim Team (DSST) is San Diego's all-inclusive lesbian, gay, straight, bisexual, transgender, fast, slow, healthy, happening, totally cool, incredibly fun masters SWIM team.

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Lots of pool closures next month! Dec 7,12,14,22,24,26,31
Various reasons, holidays, work at the pool, meets. We're working to find alternates so keep checking back! If you aren't already on the SMS list email with your cell number and provider and we'll get you on ASAP so you get messages each time there is a pool change/cancellation!

December 5-7: Long Beach Grunions Swim Meet
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for details! 

December 7 6PM: "We Care" Fundraiser at Rich's Night Club

December 6-7: 2014 NCAA Men's Water Polo Championship
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contact Anthony for details! 

December 12 (Fri): Holiday Party 7PM at Matt and Justin's (No Practice this Friday)
Come one come all, it is that time of year again for Yule tide merrymaking, team awards... Oh and those pesky board elections! This years annual Holiday/Election Party is graciously hosted by your fellow teammates Matthew and Justin at their home in the Sunset Cliffs area of Ocean Beach. The day (Friday December 12th, 7-10pm). As always the team will provide non-alcoholic beverages and a Holiday Ham and Turkey. Please bring a side dish you wish to share with your fellow swimmers. And any sort of "holiday cheer" (alcohol) you would like to enjoy.

Palm Springs Piranha Swim Meet/IGLA 2015
Saturday Jan. 31 Palm Springs Swim Meet 405 S. Pavilion Way Palm Springs Ca 92262

First two weeks trial membership
New members receive a one time two week free trial membership (new swimmers only.) Just fill out a 30 day trial USMS form and a DSST new member form and bring them with you to practice!

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Purchase a Speedo, help the team!
We now have a special arrangement where if you click on the link below a portion of your purchase will go to DSST:

DSST Swim Suit for Purchase from Paradowski's

DSST team suits can be ordered directly from Paradowski's by calling 858-569-6946 or 800-383-7984, or e-mailing info@paradowskisswim.com.  Give them your size, type (Speedo, Tyr, etc.) and credit card info. The DSST logo above will be applied to a dark blue suit women's centered on the chest, men's on the right seat side.  Paradowski's is located at 7962 Convoy Court, San Diego, 92111.

2014 USMS Membership cards
DSST members must be registered with USMS for insurance reasons. You can not swim without it. Remember that DSST is part of the "San Diego Swim Masters." Click on this link to sign up now: USMS On-Line or by mail: USMS Form.  After you have renewed your USMS membership, please e-mail your receipt to membership@dsst.org or give your coach a copy of your new card/receipt. Current members list: USMS SD/IM.