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Swim in Almaden Valley

Swim in Almaden ValleyLooking for places to swim in Almaden Valley? Here’s a list of Almaden Valley pools and cabana clubs where you can swim for pleasure, take swim lessons, or train and compete on a swim team.

Almaden Cabana Club – The Almaden Cabana Club offers three pools, swim lessons, and a Junior Lifeguard program. The club is also home to the Dolphins Swim Team. Located at Bret Harte Drive, Associate/Annual membership requires primary home address to be within the 95120 zip code. For more information, visit

Almaden Golf & Country Club – In addition to an 18-Hole championship golf course and two tennis courts, the Almaden Golf & Country Club has a large swimming pool that accommodates the club’s swim team, The Gators. To learn more about swimming at the club and membership options, visit

Almaden Swim and Racquet Club (ASRC) – The Almaden Swim and Racquet Club is located in the Country Club neighborhood of Almaden. In addition to six USTA championship tennis courts, the club offers three pools to choose from and swim lessons. The ASRC is also home to Quicksilver Swimming (QSS), a year-round, competitive swim team that offers high quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. ASRC memberships are open to all, though there is a wait list. For more information about ASRC, go to

Crossgates Swim Club – The Crossgates Swim Club (also known as Crossgates Cabana Club) is located in the family-friendly Almaden neighborhood of Crossgates. In addition to a large pool available to members to swim or schedule a pool party, the swim club is also the proud home of the Crossgates Gators Swim Team! For more information or to inquire about membership, visit

Montevideo Neighborhood Cabana and Club – Residents of the Montevideo neighborhood in Almaden Valley can swim at the Montevideo Cabana Club. This club is home to the Piranhas Swim Team and offers summer swim lessons. For more information, visit

Oaktree Park Cabana Club ­– The Oaktree Park Cabana Club has a six-lane lap pool and proudly hosts the Oaktree Sharks Swim Team, champions of the Valley Cabana Swim League. For more information about swim opportunities at the club, visit

Shadow Brook Swim Club – The Shadow Brook Swim Club is a neighborhood cabana club for residents of the Shadow Brook neighborhood of Almaden Valley. The club offers summer swim lessons to kids and is home to the Shadow Brook Sharks Swim Team. For more information, visit

Sign-up for Almaden Little League 2013 Spring Season – UPDATED 2022

Almaden Little League 2013 Spring SeasonSign-ups for the Almaden Little League 2013 spring season will take place on December 3rd and 4th this year. Parents can sign their children up for teams at the Almaden Golf and Country Club from 6pm to 8:30pm.

This league is available only to residents in the following zip codes: 95120, 95141, and 95042. All players must provide three proofs of residence. New players must provide an original or certified copy of their birth certificate.

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Summer 2011 Junior Tennis Program at Almaden Country Club – UPDATED 2022


Nancy Ghantous Tennis is holding Junior Tennis Camp and Classes for beginner, intermediate, and advanced players this Summer. The program provides a positive and fun learning experience. Kids learn fundamentals and skills that last a lifetime.

The program is directed by USPTA / USPTR Tennis Professionals, Nancy Ghantous and a team of coaches. The program begins the week of June 6, 2011 and ends on August 12, 2011. You can sign-up your child for one or multiple weeks.

The program includes the following options:

Quick Start
Players are introduced to the game of tennis and develop eye-hand coordination. The equipment and courts are tailored to a child’s size and age so they develop their skills, learn rally, and have fun right from the start. For kids ages 6-10. Classes are held Monday-Friday, 9-10am. Price is $15 for 1 hour.

This beginner-level program focuses on stroke refinement, and singles and doubles strategy and tactics in match play situation. For kids ages 6 and older. Classes are held Monday-Friday, 4-5pm. Price is $15 for 1 hour.

This intermediate-level program focuses on stroke development, and tactics and match play. For kids ages 8 and older. Classes are held Monday-Wednesday, 5-6pm. Price is $15 for 1 hour.

This advanced-level program focuses on singles and doubles strategy and tactics, match play, and overall development as a tournament player. For kids ages 12 and older. Classes are held Monday-Wednesday, 6-7:30pm. Price is $20 for 1.5 hours.

Specialty Shots
This is an advanced-level program. For kids ages 12 and older. Classes are held on Friday, 5-6:30pm. Price is $20 for 1.5 hours.

Tennis Camp
Tennis camp for beginner and intermediate players. Classes are held Monday-Friday, 9-11am. Price is $35 for 2 hours.

The Junior Tennis Program is at the Almaden Country Club. View the flier and sign-up form. For more information contact Nancy Ghantous at 408-644-6641 or

Power in Purple’s 2011 St. Patrick’s Day Party – Fight Against Cancer Fundraiser – UPDATED 2022

photo: Power in PurplePower In Purple is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Party fundraiser event. All proceeds benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

The party includes a traditional Irish dinner and no host bar, raffle and silent auction, and dancing and live music provided by The SilverBacks. Don’t miss it!

The party is at the Almaden Golf & Country Club on Saturday, March 19, 2011 from 6:00pm – 12:00am. Tickets are $35 each. Purchase your tickets now.

If you are unable to attend the party and wish to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society through Power in Purple, you can make a tax deductible donation. Power in Purple is currently at 83% of its team goal to raise $19,660 in 2011. [EVENT IS CLOSED]

Holiday Teddy Bear Tea Party – UPDATED 2022

A Holiday Teddy Bear Tea Party to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is being held on December 12, 2010 from 11am to 5pm at the Almaden Golf and Country Club. Organized by Power in Purple, this event includes tasty treats for adults, hot chocolate and a special menu for children, cookie decorating, a holiday magic show and photos with Santa and a keepsake bear for children. For more information visit [EVENT IS CLOSED]

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