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Sunday, June 18, 2017 - Friday, June 23, 2017.

Off Piste Aquatics Masters Swim Retreat Information

JUNE 18-22 or 23, 2017
VAIL, COLORADO


Off Piste Aquatics Masters Swim Retreat is an exclusive swim camp for Masters swimmers who are looking to improve their stroke technique, performance and mental game. With Off Piste Aquatics, swimmers will find adventure in and out of the pool!

Limited to just 18 swimmers, attendees will receive small group workouts and instruction from world-class Masters coaches with a specific emphasis on improving stroke mechanics and skill. The retreat is open to any USMS registered swimmer.

Held in the spectacularly beautiful mountains of Vail, Colorado. Off Piste Aquatics Masters Swim Retreat is the perfect setting for a swim vacation and exploration in the Vail Valley.

Off Piste Aquatics offers either a 5 day/4 night or 6 day/5 night retreat option for those swimmers looking to do whitewater rafting. The retreat fee is $1,100 (not including Vail Racquet Club accommodations see below for more details). Online registrations and credit card payments are processed here on Club Assistant software. Your credit card statement will show a charge by ClubAssistant.com Events.

Cancellation and Refund Policy
We understand that plans change and things happen. However, due to the limited size of the Retreat, Retreat registration fees are refundable less a $100 service fee up until May 4, 2017. Any cancellations after May 4, 2017, the Retreat registration fees are non-refundable. However, if a swimmer on the waitlist is able to take your spot after the May 4, 2017, deadline, we will refund the Retreat registration fees less a $100 service fee.

Off Piste Aquatics Swim Retreat is a rain or shine event. No refunds will be issued due to the weather. The swimming pool is an outdoor facility. While on the pool deck, we will observe all warnings if inclement weather is in the forecast. In the case of dangerous weather that threatens the safety of participants or staff, Off Piste Aquatics reserves the right to postpone or cancel the a workout. In the event of a cancellation, there will be no refunds.

Off Piste Aquatics Masters Swim Retreat includes:
  • specially tailored high-altitude group swim workouts;
  • 1-on-1 video analysis (above and below the water);
  • presentations and workshops by former USA National Team gold medalist, FINA Masters Hall of Fame member and multi-time FINA Masters World Record Holder, and renowned sports chiropractor and sports therapy clinician;
  • 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 2 dinners;
  • an exclusive swag bag full of exclusive goodies;
  • optional whitewater rafting excursion (for 6 day/5 night attendees);
  • not to mention new friendships that will be made!
Off Piste Aquatics Masters Swim Retreat attendees must stay at the Vail Racquet Club. Click for full hotel information.

Accommodations include 1, 2 & 3 bedroom alpine, chalet style condos and townhomes combined with Vail Racquet Club's unmatched complimentary amenities offers a distinctive mountain retreat at an exceptional value. Special Off Piste Aquatics Retreat rates available from June 16-23, 2017, so you can turn your swim retreat into a vacation for you and your family!! See Vail Racquet Club Information page for more information and book your accommodations by May 4th!

Retreat Schedule and Presenters

SUNDAY, JUNE 18
4:00-5:30PM Check-in Vail Racquet Club
4:30-5:30PM Orientation / Introductions Vail Racquet Club Elk Room
5:30-6:30PM Group Swim Session/Video Individual Session
7:00-9:00PM Group Dinner Blu's at Vail Racquet Club/Altitude Adjustment

MONDAY, JUNE 19
7:00-8:30AM Group Swim Session
8:00-9:30AM Individual Video Session
9:00-10:00 Breakfast provided
10:30AM-12:30PM Functional Fitness/Prehab Presentation & Workshop – Dr. Matthew Smith - catered lunch provided
1:00-4:30PM Team building social activity
5:00-6:15PM 1-on-1 Coach/Athlete Video Analysis
5:30-6:30PM Group Swim Session (Optional)/Video Individual Session
7:00PM Group Dinner & Social Blu's at Vail Racquet Club

TUESDAY, JUNE 20
7:00-8:30AM Group Swim Session
8:00-9:30AM Individual Video Session
9:00-10:00 Breakfast provided
8:00-10:30AM 1-on-1 Coach/Athlete Video Analysis
10:30-1:30PM Training Focus & Workshop with David Guthrie - discussion of training for key events, goals - catered lunch 
2:00-5:00PM Optional Hike/yoga
Dinner On Your Own
7:30-9:00PM Optional Social in Vail Village

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21
7:00-8:30AM Group Swim Session
8:00-10:00AM 1-on-1 Coach/Athlete Video Analysis
9:00-10:00 Breakfast provided
10:15AM-12:45PM Freestyle Stroke/Mastering Swimming 
Workshop with Annette Salmeen - catered lunch
1:00-5:30PM Exploring the Vail Valley
Dinner On Your Own

THURSDAY, JUNE 22
7:00-8:30AM Group Swim Session
9:00-10:00AM Breakfast provided & Wrap Up 
11:00AM Departures
OR
9:00AM-5:00PM White Water Rafting Trip*
(6 day/5 night attendees)

FRIDAY, JUNE 23 (6 day/5 night attendees)
7:00-8:30AM Group Swim Session
9:00-10:00AM Wrap Up 
11:00AM Departures
*Rafting Trip paid separately thru third-party vendor

Retreat Guest Presenters

DAVID GUTHRIE
  • FINA Masters Swimming Hall of Fame Inductee 2014;
  • multi-time FINA Masters World Record Holder;
  • USMS Top Ten Achievements (229 individual, 50 relay);
  • USMS All-American Honors (24 years individual, 11 years relay);
  • USMS All-Star Honors (2 years pool);
  • USMS Records (78 individual, 11 relay records)
  • David has been in FINA’s top-10 athletes for his age group for the last 24 years, and trains with Rice Aquatics Masters and is an architect in Houston, Texas.
  • "Being named one of Swimming World's Masters World Swimmer of the Year and being inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Frame are two of the greatest honors a swimmer can receive. Winning two NAIA national titles while representing Hendrix College is among my proudest achievements because that was a real psychological breakthrough."
ANNETTE SALMEEN
  • American biochemist, Stanford lecturer and Core Course Coordinator in the Human Biology Program;
  • 1997 Rhodes Scholar;
  • Gold medalist at the 1996 Atlanta Games, women's 4×200-meter freestyle relay;
  • Swam at UCLA, where she was a co-captain, four-time All-American, and a NCAA national champion in the 200-yard butterfly;
  • Bronze medalist in the 200-meter butterfly at the 1995 World University Games in Fukuoka, Japan
  • Now competing as a masters swimmer, Annette enjoys challenging herself with open water as well as pool competitions.
DR. MATTHEW SMITH, DC, CES
  • Owner & founder EverAthlete Performance
  • Earned his Doctorate from Palmer College of Chiropractic   West in San Jose, CA where he graduated as Valedictorian of his class.
  • His specialties include:
  • Active Release Technique,
  • Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization,
  • Postural Restoration Institute,
  • Functional Movement Screening,
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment,
  • Fascial Movement Taping (RockTape L2).
  • He is a Corrective Exercise Specialist through The National Academy of Sports Medicine, highly trained in detailed biomechanical analysis and functional rehab exercise prescription.
  • Dr. Smith has been fortunate to have worked providing care for elite athletes from the PGA, NBA, NFL, Professional Triathletes, Olympic Level Swimmers, Professional Tennis, Division 1 NCAA, Military and Law Enforcement Professionals. He has also been an attending physician at elite level sporting events including The CrossFit Games, The Ironman World Championships in Kona, and The North Face Endurance Challenge.

Cancellation Policy
We understand that plans change and things happen. However, due to the limited size of the Retreat, Retreat registration fees are refundable less a $100 service fee up until May 4, 2017. Any cancellations after May 4, 2017, the Retreat registration fees are non-refundable. However, if a swimmer on the waitlist is able to take your spot after the May 4, 2017, deadline, we will refund the Retreat registration fees less a $100 service fee.

To request a refund, please contact Katie Glenn at offpisteaquatics@gmail.com or (970) 306-7680

Off Piste Aquatics Swim Retreat is a rain or shine event. No refunds will be issued due to the weather. The swimming pool is an outdoor facility. While on the pool deck, we will observe all warnings if inclement weather is in the forecast. In the case of dangerous weather that threatens the safety of participants or staff, Off Piste Aquatics reserves the right to postpone or cancel the a workout.

Current Attendees 2
Maximum Entrants 18