Current News

Sunday, September 17 - Oceanside

The Grunions rocked the TikiSwim8 today. Challenged by rough waves 5 ft in height and quick sets, getting out at the start was a real challenge. Congrats to Coach Pat Powers who placed first in her age group. Congrats to Ian MacMurtrey who placed 2nd in his age group. Congrats to Heather and Hailey Berryhill, Lorie Grimes-Ledesma and Liz Carlin who all swam the 2.4 distance. The Grunions were represented by Sean Vosberg in the 1.2 distance. Thanks to all the Grunions for supporting each and every teammate!

Sunday, August 12 - Paris

Congratulations to Grunions Anne Jacobus, Susan Dusquenel, Rachel Jiang, Liz Carlin, Bart Parnes, Bill Butler, Tony Jackson, Craig Coffin, Ricard Ammon who competed in Gay Games 10 in Paris! They returned with 10 gold medals, 5 silver medals, and 10 bronze medals. Lots of fun and merriment was had by all!

Saturday, July 15 - Newport Beach

Today was the second of the SPMS Open Wter Swim series. It was the Newport Pier to Pier. Two miles plus from Balboa to Newport pier Swimming against the current and waves. The Grunion Open Water crew did well. Coach Pat came in first in her age group. Alison finished second in her age group. Liz completed the entire 2 mile swim with no assistance.

About Us

The Long Beach Grunions are a fun, high energy USMS swim team promoting diversity and inclusion. We offer a supportive swim environment with helpful coaches and workouts for swimmers
of all skill levels.

Outside the pool, our social events and fundraisers are great opportunities to meet your teammates and make new friends.

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