Missouri Athletic Club
Membership Guide & Program Information Sept. 2013 through Aug. 2014
The Missouri Athletic Club has been recognized as a â€œPlatinum Club of America.â€? This is the highest honor in the private club industry and places the MAC among the top 3% in the United States.
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Table of Contents Phone Directory
Dress Code/Cell Phones
Social Life 7 Guest Policy 8 Services
(pro shop, child care, shoe shine, etc.) Dining 10 Catering 11 Clubs Within the Club
Overnight Guest Rooms
Fitness 17 Personal Training
Massage 22 After School Sports Programs 23
Pools 25 Swim & Dive Teams
Tennis 31 Squash 39 Racquetball 40 Adult Programs
Basketball 43 Golf 44 Map of MAC Downtown
Map of MAC West
* Prices are subject to periodic changes. Please call Downtown or West to verify current prices.
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Wallace Smith (General Manager/COO).....................539-4415
Darrin Harnetiaux (Clubhouse Manager).................539-4406
Larry Absheer (Chief Financial Officer)......................539-4477
Julie Kueper (Membership Manager)........................539-4408
Patti Cundiff (Director of Membership Services)........539-4429
Joyce Kroll (Billing Supervisor)..................................539-4418
Joe Dietz (Director of Operations)..............................539-4426
Kim Steinmetz (Tennis Director)................................539-4413
Christine Maurer (Director of Human Resources)......539-4401
Larry Jackson (Programs Manager)............................539-4463
Missouri Athletic Club 405 Washington Ave. St. Louis, MO 63102 Front Desk 314-231-7220 Fax 314-231-2327
Missouri Athletic Club West 1777 Des Peres Road Town & Country, MO 63131 Front Desk 314-539-4444 Fax 314-965-7781
Linda Soncasie (Director of Catering)........................539-4424 Jeff Tuhro (Athletic Director)......................................539-4485
Dining Podium/Dining Reservations...........................539-4441
Jim Wilson (Director of Communications)..................539-4488
Poolside Café................................................539-4441 ext.7478 Outdoor Pool...............................................................539-4451
Catering Office/Event Reservations............................539-4470
Child Care....................................................539-4444 ext. 7400
Jack Buck Grill............................................................539-4414
Barber Shop/Styling Salon..........................................539-4440 Valet/Laundry..............................................................539-4460 Overnight Guest Room Reservations..........................231-7220 MAC Parking Garage..................................................421-4740 Valet Parking Lot.........................................................425-9601
MAC Website: mac-stl.org • To register for events and programs, go to “Member Central”. For help with your login information, contact email@example.com. • Interact with other members. • Review your monthly statements. The Buffet: http://buffet.mac-stl.org • To receive the e-Newsletter, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 314-539-4447. • Keep up with weekly Club news. • Print off Club pictures, updated weekly.
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The MAC provides a number of communication outlets to keep you informed about Club activities. Here are some resources to help you stay connected… The Cherry Diamond • The Cherry Diamond magazine is mailed to members each month and features upcoming Club events, photos from past events and other vital Club information. • It is also available online beginning the last Monday of every month. • Help grow your business by advertising in the Cherry Diamond. For information on advertising rates, call 314-539-4488 or email@example.com. The Buffet • The Buffet online newsletter is your short-term planning tool. • The Buffet is delivered to your inbox each Monday and includes upcoming events, dining specials, new fitness classes, gift ideas and more. • You can access the Buffet through your inbox or through the main page of the MAC website. • If you would like to be added to the Buffet mailing list, please send your information to firstname.lastname@example.org. The CWC a la Carte • The CWC a la Carte is delivered each Wednesday and includes all information about Clubs Within the Club events and news. • The CWC a la Carte is a great tool to use if you are looking to get involved with a CWC. Each Clubs chair and contact information is listed. • You can access the CWC a la Carte through your inbox or through the main page of the MAC website. • If you would like to be added to the CWC a la Carte mailing list, please send your information to email@example.com. The Website - mac-stl.org • The MAC website is a helpful user-friendly resource to find information about every Club amenity available like fitness class schedules, reciprocal clubs and menus. • There is a special “Members Central” area where you can check your billing statements, register online, update your Roster information and much more. • Each member must register their account by creating a username and password. For help with login information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Online Registration • You have the convenience to register for many Club-sponsored events online. • To register online you must access the “Members Central” of the website. Enter your username and password. Member Guide Book • The Member Guide Book comes out twice a year and updates you on youth activities, fitness schedules, facility hours, athletic programs available and much more. Twitter- @macstlouis • Twitter is a free service that lets you keep in touch with people through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to the question: What are you doing? • On Twitter, follow the Club @macstlouis to find out about dining specials, upcoming events and more. By following the Club, you are alerted each time a new “tweet” is sent out. Facebook- facebook.com/macstl • Facebook is a social networking site used to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos and learn more about the people they meet. • As a fan of the MAC, you can view photos from past events, find basic Club information and befriend your fellow members. Connect with MAC friends outside of the Clubhouse through Facebook. Signs • Signs are posted around both Clubhouses with information on the latest upcoming events. MAC Membership Guide
Dress Code Cell Phone Policy
The Board of Governors and Management welcomes all members and guests to our Club, but there are guidelines to follow while in the Club. A Dress Code is part of the Club’s tradition and commitment to the community. It is an important component in maintaining the MAC’s well-deserved reputation as a premier athletic club. The Board and Management asks that you acknowledge our commitment to continually serve members and guests at the MAC by adhering to the Dress Code. Members and guests will not have access to the Club’s public rooms if they are improperly dressed. Members and guests may, of course, arrive and depart in traveling clothes. The Dress Code pertains to all members and guests 14 years and older. Please cooperate with MAC staff and members as they support the Dress Code policy.
DRESS CODE GUIDELINES Downtown Business Attire: A suit, dress shirt (tie preferred) or sport coat/blazer, collared dress shirt, slacks for men. Dresses, suits, pant suits or blazer and slacks for women. Dress military uniforms and clerical attire. Casual Attire: Slacks, blue jeans and walking shorts. Collared shirts, including Polo shirts, turtle necks and sweaters. Where Business Attire is Required Eads Room Missouri Room Rendezvous Room
Stan Musial Grill: Casual Sports Wear Athletic Wear Ball Caps & Hats Dress Shorts Sport Shoes
DRESS CODE GUIDELINES West
Not Allowed Bathing Suits Undershirts Tank Tops Cut Offs/Bare Feet Children under 14 must be accompanied by an Adult or sibling 14 years or older.
Where Casual Attire is Permitted Private Meeting Rooms (at all times) Main Lobby Jack Buck Grill Sportsman’s Club Grill
Business Dining Room: Dressy Casual Wear Sports Jackets
Athletic Wear Colored workout clothing may be worn. For laundering, colored performance materials are accepted. Cottons must be white or gray. Athletic wear is not permitted in the Lobby of the Downtown Clubhouse. Members and guests entering the clubhouse in athletic wear may only use the Lucas entrance and north elevator located in the rear of the building. Apparel not permitted Denim jackets Cut-off shorts Athletic Tee shirts Tank/tube/ halter tops Overalls/work clothes Bare midriff garments Spandex Swim wear or workout wear (5th floor only) Hats/Caps Game Day Attire: (Cardinals, Rams, Blues, and all Collegiate Events) Casual attire is permitted on all Game Days, except collared shirts should be worn underneath any jersey and hat/caps are permitted to be worn in the Lobby only.
Not Allowed Athletic Wear Ball Caps Bathing Suits Undershirts Tank Tops Cut Offs Shorts / Jeans Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by and adult Sun., Brunch Cafe and Dining Room - Dressy Casual Poolside Cafe All casual attire is permitted, including swim suits, tank tops, cut-offs, shorts jeans and bare feet Athletic Facility Dress Code Colored attire may be worn in all athletic facilities. However, locker-holding members using the club laundry service colored performance materials are accepted. Cottons must be white or gray. Soft-soled shoes are also required (no black soled shoes permitted on the courts.)
Cell Phone Policy The use of cellular/mobile telephones is not permitted in any café, bar, or dining room in either Clubhouse or in any other area designated by the Board of Governors or House Committee, provided that a member or a guest may receive a silent cellular call or page and may respond to it in a brief fashion, not exceeding 30 seconds. 6
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The Missouri Athletic Club is so much more than an “athletic club.” It might be the beautiful facilities or the outstanding programs that draws new members to the Missouri Athletic Club, but it is the friendships that form which keep them at our Club. The MAC offers members and guests entertainment throughout the year with a busy social calendar of events. Whether you are entertaining business associates, joining friends, enjoying a romantic night out or celebrating a holiday with the whole family, the MAC is the destination. The following is a small sample of our outstanding annual social events: • Rams Pre-Game Buffets • Breakfast with Santa • 4th of July Pool Party • Dinner-theater outings to the Fox • Blues Breakfast Forum • New Year’s Eve Ball • Wine Tasting • Fashion Show • Jack Buck Sports Awards • Valentine’s Ball • Mother’s Day Brunch • Father-Daughter Dance • Easter Brunch • Boxing Championship • Dive-In Movies • Halloween Festivities • Kentucky Derby Day Party • Father’s Day Brunch • End of the Year Pool Party
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MISSOURI ATHLETIC CLUB GUEST POLICY Spouses and their dependent children under age 25 have Club privileges with the permission of the primary member and are not subject to a guest fee. They must be listed as dependents in the Club records. All other family members are considered to be guests. All non-members are considered to be guests. Guests must be accompanied by the member and must be registered when entering any of the athletic facilities. Members are charged an $12 fee per guest per day for athletic facility use. Guests are limited to a maximum of 12 visits per year for athletic facility use. Members may bring guests for dining and social activities an unlimited number of times per year without a guest fee charge. GUIDELINES FOR YOUTH Children under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian when using Club facilities, unless enrolled in an official program, lesson or Club activity directly supervised by MAC staff. YOUTH IN BAR AREAS OF THE CLUB After 5:30 p.m., persons under twenty-one (21) years of age may not sit or stand in the immediate area in the Jack Buck Grille, Sportsmanâ€™s Club or in the West Clubhouse. The immediate area of the bar includes the bar itself and all tables and booths in the bar areas. Prior to 5:30 p.m., children in the bar area are to remain seated with their parents at all times. Parents are asked to assure that their childâ€™s behavior is kept appropriate in the bar area and all areas of the Club.
TIPPING POLICY Gratuities, tips and gifts to employees are not permitted. Any member who offers or gives a gratuity, tip or gift to any employee will be subject to suspension for a period determined by the House Committee. Holders of family cards and guests who violate this rule, will be subject to loss of privileges of the Club. Any employee who accepts a tip or gratuity will be subject to dismissal.
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MAC DOWNTOWN SERVICES
PRO SHOP - 314-539-4434 Located on the 5th floor Large selection of athletic and non-athletic apparel and equipment. SHOE SHINES AND SHOE REPAIR SERVICE - 314-539-4482 Located on the 5th floor by the athletic desk. Also available in the Barbershop on 1M. MEN’S AND WOMEN’S LOCKERS - 314-539-4434 Diamond Club Members- 1 locker included with your membership A la carte member- 1 locker included with your athletic usage fee Additional lockers available for a small monthly charge. All locker room amenities included. Laundry service for athletic clothes included. Call 314-539-4434 to obtain a locker. BARBER SHOP AND STYLING SALON - 314-539-4440 Located on the 1st floor of the Downtown Clubhouse. Hours are by appointment: 314-539-4440 A full complement of personal services is available: Haircut, style cut, manicure, facial massage, razor cut, shampoo, pedicure, scalp massage and shoe shine. MAC SHUTTLE BUS - 314-539-4402 The MAC shuttles (one seats 33, the other 14) and feature a cargo compartment in the back, plush interior, a mobile phone, seat belts, head rests, and easy curbside access. The shuttle busses transport members to Busch Stadium for Cardinals games, the Scottrade Center for Blues games and the Chaifetz Arena for Billikens games, the Fox Theater and other membership activities. Overnight guests sponsored by members can ride the shuttle to corporate training meetings. The Busses may also be rented for private use.
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PRO SHOP - 314-539-4444 Located as you enter the lower level between the mens’ and ladies’ locker rooms. A large selection of athletic wear and equipment for men, women and children. Court reservations may be phoned in or made in person for squash, racquetball and tennis. Online booking is also available. Members and guests are asked to check in before going to their assigned court. Complete schedules and information related to all programs and activities is available at the Pro Shop. A member courtesy phone is available at the Pro Shop desk. Racquets are available for purchase at a member discount rate. MEN’S AND WOMEN’S LOCKERS - 314-539-4418 Lockers available on a monthly basis. Daily use lockers are also available. Laundry service for athletic clothes included with monthly locker charge. Call 314-539-4418 to obtain a locker. CHILD CARE CENTER - 314-539-4444 ext. 7400 Child Care is available to members while using the Club’s facilities for $4 an hour. A mature and experienced staff is there to make your child’s experience a pleasant one. Advance registration not required. MAC WEST HAIR CARE CENTER - 314-539-4454 Call 314-539-4454 for an appointment. Services offered: Shampoo; men, women and children haircuts; color and highlights; shave, beard cuts, manicures and pedicures.
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Dining DOWNTOWN DINING Jack Buck Grill and Rendezvous Room a.k.a., “The Landing Spot” 314-539-4417 • • • • •
Handcut USDA prime steaks, fresh seafoods Two Alcoves - perfect for an intimate dinner Rendevous Room - ideal for parties and meetings Meet at the Grill before and after the big game Diamond Club members & Platinum Partners - park in the MAC garage, free of charge and take the shuttle roundtrip to your favorite sporting events!
The Sportsman’s Club
“Best Lunch in Town!” - Everything is made from scratch
Fast, delicious and hearty lunch buffet featuring: • House Made Soups • Tossed Salad with Assorted Toppings & Dressings • Sliced Deli Meats & Cheese • Fresh Rolls and Bread • Assorted Combination Salads • Smoked Fish • Sliced Fruits with Berries • Daily Hand Carved Meats with Vegetables, Pastas, Potatoes or Rice, Seasonal Fresh Fish and Fresh House Made Desserts
To get the most current restaurant hours, please visit the MAC Website at mac-stl.org.
WEST DINING The Stan Musial Grill was designed with athletes in mind. Athletic attire is permissible, so the Grill is a great place to get a bite to eat after working up an appetite while playing a big game or working out. The Stan Musial Grill is also a family-friendly venue. It is a wonderful place to bring the children. There are many popular menu options for the youngsters. The Dining Room, which is located off the front entrance, offers members and guests an ideal venue to entertain business clients or celebrate a special occasion like a birthday or anniversary. You can dine in refined elegance and enjoy a premier dining experience. Business casual attire is required. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. This area features two private dining alcoves that seat up to 12 people. The MAC Poolside Café has seating inside and outside. Casual attire and swim suits allowed. Poolside Café 314-539-4441 ext. 7478, Open year round.
The MAC provides complimentary shuttle transportation to all home professional sporting events, and Billikens games from the Downtown Clubhouse. Members can stop by the Jack Buck Grill or Sportsman’s Club, enjoy a hearty meal and a few drinks, and then head over to the big game. In addition, there is a special Rams home game buffet prior to all Rams home games. 10
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Catering CATERING SERVICES Whatever the occasion you may count on the Missouri Athletic Club to make it a special one. The friendly, experienced and professional MAC staff will assist you from start to finish insuring that no detail goes unnoticed. Our mission is to exceed your expectations.
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The Missouri Athletic Club maintains a highly experienced and qualified catering staff that can assist you in planning every detail of your event from grand wedding receptions to sumptuous banquets, fundraisers, small gatherings and business meetings. All of your catering requirements are handled and provided for in house to include a world-class culinary team headed by an Executive Chef. Our Pastry Chefs are known for making beautiful wedding cakes as well as for their mouth-watering desserts and pastries. The Missouri Athletic Club offers a selection of fifteen elegantly appointed dining and meeting rooms. Floor plan layouts can be custom designed by the professional catering staff to meet any meeting or banquet space requirement. Whether you plan a meeting for four or 400, our Downtown Clubhouse can make it a success. Members can also sponsor guests and groups to use either Clubhouse for events. Please contact the Catering Department at 314-539-4470 to tour the banquet facilities at the Downtown Clubhouse. Director of Catering: Linda Soncasie, 314-539-4424
MAC WEST CATERING SERVICES The West County Clubhouse has meeting and banquet rooms available. They are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as meetings and receptions. Breakfast: Continentals, Breakfast Buffets, Plated Breakfasts and Coffee Breaks Luncheon: Luncheon Buffets, Plated Luncheon Selections, Sandwich and Salad Selections, Lunch Break Deli Buffets Dinner: Dinner Buffets, Plated Dinners Receptions Hot and Cold Hors d’oeuvres MAC West has event space for five to 100 people.
MAC West Banquet Catering Manager: Brittney Barton, 314-539-4490 Youth Party Packages Available Call Brittney Barton at 314-539-4490 to book your Party Package Today! Ultimate Gym Package One hour with Coach Eric followed by lunch overlooking the gym. Half Court available only Minimum of 8 kids and maximum of 25.
Gym Party One-hour activity time with your favorite Pro! Choose from Squash, Tennis, Racquetball or Coach Eric Saxton for a selection of sports. Package also includes lunch overlooking the gym.
Swim Party Pool time plus lunch on the patio.
• Lunch choices for all parties: Pizza, Hamburgers, Chicken Tenders and Hot Dogs. • Each option includes pitchers of Soda, Water or Lemonade. • Contact the Catering Office at 314-539-4490 in regards to food and beverage, decorations and Adult Parties.
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Clubs Within the Club The MAC offers numerous opportunities for members who share common interests to get together. Clubs Within the Club provide many opportunities to travel, socialize, celebrate and improve or excel in a variety of activities. Apollos The Apollos are the longest established “Club Within the Club” at the MAC, founded in 1943. The Harvard Dictionary of Music credits the MAC Apollos as the “oldest continuing men’s singing group in the general community.” Music, good fellowship and community service are some of the rewards of being an Apollo. President: Justin Fowler Phone: 314-239-9814 Email: email@example.com The Associates The Associates are a part of the “Associate” membership of the MAC. They enjoy planning happy hours and pub crawls at the Club along with other networking opportunities. Chairperson: Michael Lofton Phone: 248-227-1877 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Bike, Run & Triathlon Club The Bike, Run & Triathlon club will bring MAC members with an interesting in running, cycling and cycling related fitness together on a regular basis. Events will range from social and family outings to competitive events. Chairperson: David Smith Phone: 314-961-1600 Email: email@example.com Book Club The Book Club will give its members books they love to read, the opportunity to explore the creativity and work of writing books, and a chance to talk with others about the stories, characters and ideas within books. Co-Chair Mark Neill Phone: 314-622-4802 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Co-Chair: Genie McKee Phone: 314-570-3009 Email: email@example.com Bridge Club The Bridge Club will promote fellowship among the Missouri Athletic Club members through card playing activities. We meet monthly to play Bridge. Chairperson: Peter Fuerst Phone: 314-781-4296 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Co-Chair: Patricia Corich Phone: 314-434-4071 Email: email@example.com
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The MAC Business Development Group The MAC Business Development Group is a chance for members and guests to network with other members. You are guaranteed to take away something to grow your business and meet other MAC members wanting to do the same. Chairperson: Larry Zielinski Phone: 314-374-0807 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Co-Chair: Tim Sansone Phone: 314-446-4250 Email: email@example.com Charitable Society for Children This is your opportunity to volunteer your time and resources for worthy organizations selected by the Charitable Society for Children. Each year 3 charities are selected and money collected during the year is split among the three charities. Chairperson: Sam Hopmeier Phone: 314-434-5266 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Co-Chair: Carwin Lindenbusch Phone: 314-487-2201 Email: email@example.com Dance Club If you enjoy dancing or would like to learn how to dance, you will want to join the Dance Club. We sponsor four or more dances at the MAC and also attend the Casa Loma Ballroom for dancing. In addition, we arrange for dance lessons at the MAC taught by an award winning ballroom dance instructor. By joining you will receive discounts and updates on all activities. Chairperson: Jim Sheets Phone: 314-353-8000 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Forever Young Club This club consists of senior citizens at the MAC who schedule social meetings and develop events that their members will enjoy. Chairperson: Jim Burch Phone: 314-965-7963
Clubs Within the Club The Lunch and Tour Group The Lunch and Tour Group arranges fun and exciting outings to places around the St. Louis area. We have no regularly scheduled meetings or committee meetings, but we do get together every few weeks for lunch, dinner or an activity. We invite all ladies to join us. Chairperson: Marie Salter Phone: 314-567-5976 Email: email@example.com The MAC Golf Club The MAC Golf Club brings MAC members who enjoy playing golf together on a regular basis. MAC Golf Club outings are not limited to golf in the St. Louis region and may include golf trips to some of the finest golf courses in the U.S. Chairperson: Tim Powers Phone: 314-922-8958 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Military History Club The MHC meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month in the Veteran’s Room on the fourth floor of the downtown clubhouse. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. and the meeting starts at 12 p.m. and ends at 1 p.m. A speaker is featured at every meeting. Past speakers, both MAC members and non-members, have given us their impressions and/or personal experiences of the Battle of Iwo Jima, the Battle of Little Big Horn, the Battle of Midway and other important military events. Chairperson: Jim Gallen Phone: 314-821-5398 Email: email@example.com Co-Chair: Tim Sansone Phone: 314-446-4250 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Toastmasters Club MAC Toastmasters helps men and women learn and practice the arts of speaking, listening, and thinking - vital skills that promote and improve an individual’s communication expertise. We’re part of a worldwide group of more than 10,000 similar clubs. All of this is in a supportive and nurturing environment, and we have fun too! The MAC Toastmasters Club meets every Wednesday afternoon at 5:30 in the Downtown Club’s third floor St. Louis Room. Chairperson: Phil Hayes Phone: 314-346-5313 Email: email@example.com Whisky and Fine Spirits Club The Whisky and Fine Spirits Club will offer members a unique opportunity to journey through the highlands and lowlands of one of Scotland’s finest gifts to the world. Scotch whisky in the form of single malts has become the drink of choice among more and more connoisseurs of fine spirits. This Club also ventures into other handcrafted spirit items. Chairperson: Bob Gassoff Phone: 314-231-6400 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Wine Society The MAC Wine Society is open to all members interested in wine and who would like to take part in social activities focused on tasting wine, pairing wine with food, wine education, purchasing of wine and travel related to exploring vineyards. Chairperson: Kurt Witzel Phone: 314-892-2812 Email: email@example.com
Rod and Gun Club The Rod and Gun Club will provide unique opportunities in order to experience different hunting and fishing adventures. Every outing will entail observance of the latest conservation practices using first-class equipment. Chairperson: Chris Hyams Phone: 314-984-9391 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Co-Chair: John McCadden Phone: 314-994-6414 Email: email@example.com The Mark Twain Society The MAC Mark Twain Society offers an opportunity, several times a year, for members to meet, socialize and dine in a relaxed atmosphere while enjoying a cocktail, hors d’oeuvres and perhaps dinner. Chairperson: Carl Winters Phone: 314-644-3600 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Reciprocal Clubs Missouri Athletic Club members have the privilege of using many fine reciprocal clubs throughout the world. Contact the Membership Department at 314-539-4438 or 314-231-7220. ARKANSAS Little Rock – Little Rock Club (b), 501-372-1821 CALIFORNIA Carmel – The Golf Club at Quail Lodge (a), 831-620-8866 Los Angeles – Los Angeles Athletic Club (a), 213-625-2211 Marina del Rey – California Yacht Club (b), 310-823-4567 Newport Beach – Balboa Bay Club (a), 949-645-5000 Newport Beach – University Athletic Club (b), 949-752-7903 Oxnard – Tower Club (b), 805-9837777 Pacific Palisades – Riviera Country Club (a), 310-454-6591 San Francisco – Olympic Club (a), 415-345-5100 COLORADO Colorado Springs – El Paso Club (b), 719-634-1564 Denver – Denver Athletic Club (b), 303-534-1211 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Washington – The Army and Navy Club (a), 202-628-8400 Washington – Capitol Hill Club (b), 202-484-4590 Washington – University Club (a), 202-862-8800 GEORGIA Duluth – Atlanta Athletic Club (b), 770-448-2166 HAWAII Honolulu – Honolulu Club (b), 808-543-3900 ILLINOIS Chicago – The Standard Club (a), 312-427-9100 Chicago – The Buckingham Athletic Club (a), 312-663-8900 Chicago – Union League Club of Chicago (a), 312-427-7800 Chicago – University Club of Chicago (a), 312-726-2840 Decatur – The Decatur Club (b), 14
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217-429-4208 Oakbrook Terrace – The Dupage Club (b), 630-691-1300 Peoria – The Creve Coeur Club of Peoria (a), 309-672-2267 Springfield – Sangamo Club (b), 217-544-1793 Springfield- Panther Creek Country Club (b), 217-546-4431
MISSOURI Columbia - University Club (b), 573-882-2586 Kansas City – Kansas City Club (a), 816-421-6789 Springfield – Hickory Hills Country Club (b), 417-866-4384 Springfield – Tower Club of Springfield (b), 417-866-4466
INDIANA Indianapolis – Columbia Club (a), 317-767-1361 South Bend – The Summit Club (b), 574-232-3081
NEW YORK Buffalo – Saturn Club (a), 716-8848800 New York City – New York Athletic Club, 800-699-3293 Rochester - Genesee Valley Club (b), 716-271-1010 Schenectady – Mohawk Club (a), 518-374-8476
IOWA Iowa City – University Athletic Club (b), 319-338-5439 KANSAS Topeka – Top of the Tower Club (b), 785-354-7746 MARYLAND Baltimore – Center Club (b), 410-727-7788 Bethesda – Kenwood Golf & Country Club (a), 301-320-3000 MASSACHUSETTS Boston – Algonquin Club of Boston (a), 617-266-2400 Boston – Harvard Club of Boston (a), 617-536-1260 New Bedford – Wamsutta Club (a), 508-997-7431 MICHIGAN Bloomfield Hills – Birmingham Athletic Club (b), 248-646-5050 Detroit – Detroit Athletic Club (a), 313-963-9200 Kalamazoo – The Park Club (b), 616-381-0876 MINNESOTA Minneapolis – Minneapolis Lifetime Athletic Club (a), 612-752-7000 Minneapolis – Minneapolis Club, 612-332-2292 (a)
NORTH CAROLINA Durham – University Club (b), 919-493-8099 Raleigh – Cardinal Club, 919-8348829 OHIO Canton – The Canton Club (b), 330-454-2582 Canton – Glenmore Country Club (a), 330-966-3600 Cincinnati – Cincinnati Athletic Club (b), 513-241-0096 Cincinnati - The University Club of Cincinnati (b) 513-721-2600 Cleveland - The Union Club (a), 216-621-4230 Columbus – Athletic Club of Columbus (a), 614-221-3344 Toledo – The Toledo Club (a), 419243-2200 Youngstown – Youngstown Club (b), 330-744-2177 OKLAHOMA Oklahoma City – Beacon Club (b), 405-239-2461 Oklahoma City – Petroleum Club of Oklahoma City (b), 405-232-1184
Reciprocal Clubs OREGON Eugene – Downtown Athletic Club (b), 541-484-4011 Portland – Multnomah Athletic Club (b), 503-223-6251 Portland-- The University Club of Portland (b), 503-2236237 PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia – The Union League of Philadelphia (a), 215-563-6500 Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh Athletic Association (a), 412-621-2400 TEXAS Amarillo – Amarillo Club (b), 806-373-4361 Beaumont – Beaumont Club (b), 409-835-3481 Dallas – City Club (b), 214-748-9525 Fort Worth – City Club of Fort Worth (a), 817-878-4000 Fort Worth – Fort Worth Club (a), 817-336-7211 Houston – The Houston Club (b), 713-225-1661 VIRGINIA Richmond – The Bull and Bear Club (b), 804-649-8431 WASHINGTON Bellevue – Bellevue Club (a), 425-455-1616 Seattle – Washington Athletic Club (a), 206-622-7900 Spokane – Spokane Club (a), 509-838-8511 WISCONSIN Madison – Madison Club (b), 608-255-4861 Milwaukee – Milwaukee Athletic Club (a), 414-273-5080 Milwaukee – University Club of Milwaukee (a), 414-271-2222
FOREIGN AUSTRALIA Brisbane – Tattersalls Club (b), 07 3331 8888 Brisbaine - Queensland Rugby Union Club (b), 07 3031 6000 Brisbane – The Rugby Club Downtown, 07 3031 6000 Healesville - Healesville Country Club (a), +61 (3)5962 4899 Herston – The Ballymore Rugby Club, 07 3352 8120 Melbourne – Royal Automobile Club of Victoria (a), +61 (3)9944 8888 CANADA Montreal – Montreal Amateur Athletic Association (b), 514-845-2233 Toronto – The University Club (a), 416-597-1336 Vancouver – Terminal City Club (a), (604)681-4121 ENGLAND London – United Oxford and Cambridge University Club (a), 020 7930 5151 London – The Sloane Club (a), 011 44 20 7730 9131 London – The Lansdowne Club (a), 020 7629 7200 JAPAN Tokyo – Tokyo-American Club (b), 011 03-4588-0381 SCOTLAND Glasgow – Royal Scottish Automobile Club (a), 0141 946 5045 (a) Sleeping accommodations for members and their families. (b)No sleeping accommodations.
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Overnight Guest Rooms
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The Missouri Athletic Club has 70 tastefully appointed overnight guest rooms. As an overnight guest of the MAC, one will enjoy the following amenities: • The opportunity to choose from three distinct casual to fine dining options - ranging from the Jack Buck Grill to the Rendezvous Room. • Full use of our Athletic Facilities, including: Nautilus, Free Weights, Basketball, Volleyball, Handball, and Racquetball courts, a 25-yard heated lap pool, sauna and whirlpool. • Coffee and Coffee pot in each guest room. • Voicemail • Parking - $12 per day with unlimited access (7’ clearance). • Complimentary Wireless Internet See the Cherry Diamond magazine or our Club Website, mac-stl.org. Call 314-231-7220 for rates and availability. For additional information, or to book a block of rooms, please contact Zach Freeman at 314-539-4442 or email@example.com. * Members may sponsor non-member and group guest room accommodations at the Club by calling 314-539-4443.
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Fitness FITNESS CLASS DESCRIPTIONS 20/20/20- This is a 60-minute class that is broken down into basic step moves for 20 min. of cardio; weight lifting and resistance for 20 min; and floor work for abs and toning for 20 min. 30 Minute ABC- This ½ hour class will give you the results you are looking for!!! Come trim your waistline, while tightening your buns and strengthening your back. 30 Minute Abs- The ultimate half-hour gut-buster. This class targets your tummy, trims your waistline and will strengthen your back. 30 Min Strong- This express class will work both upper and lower body muscles utilizing a variety of free weights and resistance training. Abs & Buns- Non-impact way to define your abs, lower back, hip and glutes. Bands and balls used to strengthen, tone and define! Floor work required. Back To Basics “ B2B”- A physical conditioning program that combines strength and cardiovascular exercises to achieve total body training. Participants will be challenged with calisthenics, circuit, resistance and agility training, core strength and cardio endurance. “B2B” offers an exercise program that reduces weight, inches and allows people to see quick results. B2B is designed for all fitness levels with high and low impact adaptations to all exercises so everyone has a challenging workout. Boot Camp- Get your day started with this fast-paced, action-packed, high-energy class that combines sports drills with resistance training. Build strength, agility and cardiovascular fitness while conditioning yourself to reach your ultimate potential. It’s like a double shot of espresso! Bosu Classes- Bosu means “both sides up.” Bosu Ball is half a resist-a-ball and a step combined into one exciting new piece of exercise equipment. As you focus on balance, strength and flexibility, you will have a fun and challenging total-body workout. Circuit Step and Step with Weights- Combination of step movements using hand weights and tension bands. Combo-Bosu/Muscle Conditioning- This total body workout will include high intensity, low impact moves on and off of the Bosu Ball. This class will also include a muscle sculpting component, abs and stretching. Dynamic Core- Strengthen your core with this non-impact class that works your abs, lower back, hips and glutes. Bands and balls are used to strengthen, tone and define.
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Express Workout- Express Workout will combine cardio, core, upper and lower free weight exercises along with stretching for a great total body workout in just 30 minutes. Open to all fitness levels and age groups. Don’t let time be a factor in preventing you from working out. Fitball- This class is a one-hour, low-impact, calorie burning exercise that strengthens and tones the core muscles while simultaneously working the other major muscle groups. The resistance ball is used throughout the workout in conjunction with weights, medicine ball and other props. Forever Fit- This 45-minute class is designed for the older adults, which combines nutrition/wellness information with low impact aerobics, stretching and toning. Participants can exercise at their own pace and there are chairs available for anyone who need to sit for some of the activities. Judo- Judo gives you an excellent moderate physical activity, which improves and maintains muscle tone and stimulates mental activity. Kettle Bells- Kettle Bells are a no-nonsense, to-the-point 30-minute class. Designed for those men and women who want real results but don’t have the usual hour or more to train. A great strength training class. Mat Pilates- For a strong core and strong limbs, try this exclusive floor workout. The Mat will work your powerhouse, back, legs and arms by using exercises that will help lengthen your muscles as they strengthen. Mat Pilates is an excellent workout for both men and women alike! It will improve your core strength, flexibility, co-ordination and muscle control. Mix it Up- Featuring interval style training through a combination of cardio and strength training moves. This class will use a variety of equipment, from steps and bands to weights and Bosu Balls, in order to provide a total body workout. This is an energizing class that promises you results. Muscle Conditioning- This class will work both upper and lower body muscles utilizing a variety of free weights and resistance training. From bands to balls to bars, this class will have you showing your stuff! Muscle Up- A results-driven class using variable weight barbell sets, dumbbells, benches and stability balls. Simple, controlled movements set to upbeat music focus on specific muscle groups.
Fitness Performance Training- Performance training is geared towards working each muscle group to make everyday life activities easier. The class includes a variety of circuit workouts that will improve balance, flexibility, endurance, strength and give you energy that will help your performance throughout the day. The right way to do cardio is to keep it short and intense we will burn the fat without losing muscle. Pilates- One of the fastest growing forms of exercise in the world. It is a safe, sensible system that improves core strength, flexibility and agility. The exercises strengthen and tone the entire body and develop toned muscles w/o creating excess bulk. Pi-Yo Roller- Utilizes a foam roller to combine movements from yoga to improve flexibility and balance. Movements from Pilates to increase core strength. And from myofascial release therapy targeting trigger points to soothe and release tight muscles. Power Yoga- A fluid form of yoga that links each breath with a physical posture. This athletic and challenging practice incorporates core strength with flexibility, agility and endurance. Concentration is enhanced through body awareness and open focus. Postures will range from beginning- advanced so each person can determine their ability/ limit. This 90 minute class includes a 15 minute relaxation allowing ease and integration. P-U-M-P- Get ready for swimsuit season with Pump Up your Muscle Power. This 45-minute endurance strength training program is all about light resistance with increased repetitions. The use of balls, bands and bars will provide you with a total body workout that will show you results. Spinning- An energizing indoor cycling experience for all levels created by World-Class Endurance Cyclist Johnny G. Bring your energy, imagination, lots of water, and join us for this invigorating ride! Step- Cardiovascular workout adapted to all skill levels. Uses non-slip platform with risers to increase heart rate, muscle conditioning and core work. Stretch and Flex- This class concentrates on stretching specific muscle groups using low resistance bands, etc. to increase your range of motion.
Sweat and Sculpt- Will use a variety of equipment to perform calorie burning moves. Participants of any fitness level are encouraged to attend. Incorporates both cardiovascular and strength exercises. Total Body- This class will challenge you with a mix of high intensity cardio kickboxing, high energy step and resistance training. Total Body is suitable for all fitness levels. TRX- This class utilizes the TRX suspension trainer. You will use your own body weight to create a system that builds strength, balance, flexibility, and core stability. The TRX training system can be used by professional athletes to everyday people just looking for an edge in their training regimen. Water Aerobics- This class highlights aerobic conditioning and muscle toning through low impact exercises performed with hand paddles, foam noodles and bands in shallow water. Work It, Stretch It! Love It! (90 minutes) - Get your day started with this fast-paced, action-packed, high-energy class that combines sports drills with resistance training. Build strength, agility and cardiovascular fitness while conditioning yourself to reach your ultimate potential. This indoor/outdoor class includes medicine balls, bands, bosu, hills and mat. Yoga- Rejuvenate, free yourself and come to life as you take an incredible mind and body journey to peacefulness and relaxation. Yoga assists to increase flexibility and strengthen you both mentally and physically. Zumba- Fuses hypnotic musical rhythms and tantalizing moves to create a dynamic workout system designed to be fun and easy. As you dance, you will target your core muscles. In 1-hour you can burn anywhere from 600 to 1,000 calories depending on your fitness level. Zumba is meant for all ages and skill levels. See the MAC website, mac-stl.org, for the most up-todate class schedules, or call 314-539-4482 for more information on the Downtown Fitness Schedule. Call 314-539-4433 for more information on the West Fitness Schedule.
Sweat- Get read for 45 minutes of heart pounding, calorie burning intervals on your choice of cardio equipment. The class will consist of intervals both on and off the equipment. Weight-training exercises will also be incorporated.
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Personal Training MAC PERSONAL TRAINING The Benefits of Personal Training * Having a planned session. In our busy lives we need to make an appointment to be committed. * Maximize workout sessions and achieve specific fitness goals. * Our qualified personal trainers assure that workouts are safe and effective. * Personal trainers can integrate individual needs into a program that fits various lifestyles. * Our staff has the knowledge and skills to offer physical training for almost all identifiable requests, from sports-specific training to most post-rehabilitation requirements. Who to Contact to Get Started If you need additional information in regards to MAC Personal Training, please contact Rick Schneider (Downtown) at 314-539-4434 or Paul Helfrich (West) at 314-539-4453. The MAC has a 24-hour cancellation policy in regard to its personal training services. If clients do not cancel within 24 hours, they will be charged for the full session that they booked. If you would like to speak to one of our personal trainers, please call 314-539-4482 (Downtown) or 314-539-4433 (West). DOWNTOWN TRAINERS Keisha Burns - 314-539-4495 Andrew Francis - 314-749-5854 Jeanna Jackson - 314-308-4075 Deondre Williams - 314-357-0400
WEST PERSONAL TRAINERS: 314-539-4433 Jesse Lopez - ext. 7452 Gil Claggett - ext. 7454 Susan Bischoff - ext. 7493 Paul Helfrich - ext. 4453 David Vandeven - ext. 7483 Kerri Simon- ext. 7405
SPEED AND AGILITY CLINICS AT WEST High school athletes, come strengthen and tone after-school at the West Clubhouse. Speed and agility clinics will consist of eye-hand coordination, foot work, lateral speed, plyometrics, explosive movement and rotational strength. This clinic is designed to help any type of athlete wanting better performance results. Speed and Agility Clinics Call Paul Helfrich at 314-539-4453 for more information, or to register. * Specialized sport-specific training is available for individuals or groups up to four.
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DOWNTOWN STAFF Andrew Francis 314-749-5854 Andrew Francis is a level 4 certified personal trainer, as well as a certified spinning, group exercise, kickboxing and yoga instructor. He also has his certification in nutrition. Andrew is an authorized instructor through the Red Cross for CPR, AED and First Aid.
Deondre Williams 314-357-0400 Deondre Williams is an AFAA certified personal trainer, and a TRX certified trainer. He was a Division II athlete, playing linebacker at Missouri Western State University as three-year starter and two-year captain. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports and Recreation Management.
Keisha Burns 314-539-4495 Keisha has been with the MAC for more than 10 years. She came to the MAC with a degree in sports management, where her emphasis was in fitness and sports medicine. She also has certifications in personal training and Pilates from such organizations as the American Council on Exercise.
Jeanna Jackson 314-308-4075 Jeanna Jackson has 20 years experience in Personal Training and Fitness Education. Jeanna is certified by the American Council on Exercise, the Aerobic Fitness Association of America, and is fully certified in Pilates through Power Pilates of New York. Most importantly, she makes it fun to work out and is a pleasure to work with!
WEST STAFF Paul Helfrich 314-539-4453 Fitness Manager Paul is an ISSA certified personal trainer with three years of experience, and is CPR, AED and First Aid certified. Paul graduated from Missouri State University where he studied recreation and leisure studies. He teaches boot camp and muscle up classes at the MAC.
Kerri Simon 314-539-4433 x 7405 314-422-6932 Kerri is an AFAA certified personal trainer, AFAA certified group fitness instructor, and Johnny G certified spinning instructor. She is also CPR and first aid certified through the American Red Cross. Kerri teaches Fitball at West twice a week, Spinning at West three times a week, and the more recently, added Sweat class that is now offered twice a week. Susan Bischoff 314-539-4433 x 7493 Susan has been a personal trainer since 2001 and has been training and an aerobics instructor since 2006. Susan is personal training certified through AFAA, kickboxing certified through Team Promise, STEP certified through IFTA and CPR certified.
Marlon Boykins 314-539-4433 Marlon is a native St. Louisian and All-State performer in both Basketball and Track & Field. He went on to become a Division I athlete at the University of Arkansas, earning All-American honors and qualifying for the Olympic trials. Marlon has coached all levels of basketball and track and continues to frequently participate in races.
Jesse Lopez 314-539-4433 x 7452 • ACE, AED and CPR Certification • Fitness Director, Sports Clubs of America-Concord • Managing partner - Fit one/Youthsport personal training, a sport specific company with emphasis in one-on-one sports conditioning. • American Legion baseball coach
• A.A.U. - Powerlifting • 21 years experienced personal trainer
Dave Vandeven, MS, RD, LD, CSCS 314-539-4433 x7483 or 314-704-1105 David specializes in weight loss and sports nutrition. He also provides nutrition education for those with diabetes, high blood pressure and other medical conditions. • Registered and Licensed Dietician • Masters of Science Degree in Nutrition and Physical Performance from Saint Louis University • NSCA-Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Gil Claggett 314-539-4433 x 7454 Gil is an American Council on Exercise (A.C.E.) certified personal trainer and is CPR certified. Gil has more than 20 years professional experience as a personal trainer. He has also been certified by Aerobic and Fitness Association of America (A.F.A.A.) and Nautilus Equipment Company. His educational background includes: anatomy, exercise physiology, kinesiology, weight training and conditioning, plyometrics, isometrics and cardio conditioning.
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Massage For more than 100 years the Missouri Athletic Club has been a destination for fine-tuning the body as well as the mind. Perhaps nowhere is that more evident than our Massage Therapy Services. Whether you need pain relief for athletic injuries or a relaxing massage that melts away the stress, our licensed massage therapists will give you the best care available. Massage has been shown to help reduce blood pressure, decrease the perception of pain, stimulate the production of red and white blood cells, reduce the duration of headaches and more. The MAC has a 24-hour cancellation policy in regard to its massage services. If clients do not cancel within 24 hours, they will be charged for the full session.
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Teah Folkerts 314-539-4431 Monday - Friday, by appointment Teah Folkerts, LMT, is a graduate of Iowa College of Natural Health in Des Moines, Iowa. She is licensed by the state of Missouri and Iowa, and she is a member of the ABMP Massage Association. Teah continues to further her education through hands on seminars. She is also certified in Prenatal, Labor, Post-Partum and infant massage. Teah brings years of experience to the MAC and customizes each massage session to accommodate the specific needs of her clients. Her massage style blends Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Sport and stretching techniques, resulting in a therapeutic and rejuvenating experience.
Jerrad Benton 314-539-4491 Wednesdays & Fridays, by appointment. Jerrad has been licensed in massage for eight years. He graduated from St. Louis College of Health Careers in 2002 and has worked at various salons. He attended St. John’s Neuromuscular classes in 2005 to get additional training in neuromuscular massage. Jerrad specializes in Swedish, deep tissue, neuromuscular trigger point, chair and sports massage.
MAC WEST MASSAGE At MAC West, we have massage therapists on staff who cover the following hours: Monday to Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., and Sunday 11:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. We now offer hot stone massage and pregnancy massage. Stop by soon to set up an appointment with Mark, Robyn, Kelly or Jerrad or call 314-539-4433. Kelly McNally Kelly has been practicing massage for more than 10 and a half years and has been with the MAC for nine years. Her original training was at the Wellness & Massage Training Institute in Chicago. Kelly’s massage incorporates Swedish, deep tissue, sports, reflexology and hot stone. “Through massage I feel I can help create a balance between mind and body, hopefully enhancing the view of massage as body maintenance, not merely a luxury.” Jerrad Benton Jerrad has been licensed in massage for eight years. He graduated from St. Louis College of Health Careers in 2002 and has worked at various salons. He attended St. John’s Neuromuscular classes in 2005 to get additional training in neuromuscular massage. Jerrad specializes in Swedish, deep tissue, neuromuscular trigger point, chair and sports massage.
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Mark Freidman Mark has been with the club for more than 15 years and has been a practitioner of massage therapy for over 18 years. He trained originally at the Healing Arts Center in St. Louis and taught for three years at the St. Louis College of Health Careers. He incorporates a combination of Swedish, neuromuscular therapy, myofascial release, trigger point, sports, Russian and soft tissue release techniques in his massage. “It is a privilege to work with people to help reduce the pain and stress in their lives through massage.” Robyn Farris Robyn has been with us for more than seven years and received her training at Allied Medical College. Her massage is a combination of Swedish, sports, myofascial release, deep tissue and trigger point therapy. She also does hot stone massage. “I love working with people to help relieve their stress and pain, hopefully making a difference in their lives.”
Youth Programs After School Sports Programs The MAC West Clubhouse will offer After School Programs Monday-Thursday in the Multi-Sport Facility. Free for members. Activities will vary from week to week and will include the following: Kickball Street Hockey Soccer Baseball Flag Football Fencing Friday Night Youth Activities Take the whole family to MAC West on Friday nights to enjoy an evening out. You can have a relaxing dinner and some time to yourself while the kids are entertained with games, crafts and other kid-friendly activities. You must remain on MAC West property. This service is complimentary and for children ages five and up.
Basketball/Baseball/Football Clinics Private and Team Group Lessons For more information, contact Eric Saxton.
Program Coordinator Eric Saxton 314-539-4468 Eric attended by Devalls Bluff High School, in Arkansas. There he played football, baseball and basketball, lettering in all three sports. He was the only player to lead the team in rushing yards and tackles in same season. He led the basketball team to two State Runner-Up titles. Eric went on to attend Capital University. He had a tryout with the Cleveland Browns and a brief playing period with the Toronto Argos.
Check out the Sports Camp Web site for updated information at mac-stl.org.
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Summer Camp CAMP MAC SUMMER AT MAC WEST 314-539-4444 Holiday & Spring Break Sports Camps Activities include: tennis, squash, racquetball, kickball, dodge ball, flag football, basketball, soccer, arts and crafts, sharks and minnows and more. Participants must sign up per day. For more information, contact Coach Saxton at 314-539-4468. Camp MAC The sports camp is for kids with many interests and lots of energy! Our sports camp stands out because teaching professionals help the campers learn the proper skills in tennis, racquetball, squash and martial arts. This makes the camp not only a place to have fun but also a place to be able to improve skills in a variety of sports. Other sports that the kids will enjoy are basketball, soccer, volleyball and flag football. Arts and Crafts are also a part of the summer sports camp. Scheduled free time in our outdoor pool is a popular activity with the participants. Campers are supervised by the counselors as well as certified lifeguards during free pool time. While many of the activities will be the same, the team sports will be played at different times, and the younger campers can play games geared more to their age group such as sharks and minnows, spud and line tag. The camp will be split into two main age groups (ages 5-8 and 9-12). The camp coordinators are experienced in working with children. They are supported by a fine group of counselors. Before and after care is available for Camp MAC participants. Contact Coach Saxton for more information.
SPORTS CAMP ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: TENNIS Instruction & Play Supervised SWIM/POOL Time SQUASH Instruction & Play RACQUETBALL Instruction & Play MARTIAL ARTS With Instructor FENCING with Instructor KIDS GAMES, OBSTACLE COURSES, RELAY RACES, ARTS & CRAFTS Specialty Sports Include: BASKETBALL, SOCCER, VOLLEYBALL, LACROSSE, BASEBALL, GOLF, GYMNASTICS,
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For all camp information, including dates and times, see the MAC website, mac-stl.org.
Pools MAC WEST POOL GUIDELINES
The MAC West Outdoor pool will open on the Saturday preceding Memorial Day. It will close on Labor Day. POOL HOURS: Saturday & Sunday Monday to Friday
10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Noon - 9 p.m.
*After Labor Day until weather permits, adult lap swimming is available. Please note, no lifeguard. The swimming pool and wading pools will be closed for all home diving and swimming meets and other special events. Please check the West Pro Shop (314-539-4444) or the MAC website for specific dates.
INDOOR DOWNTOWN POOL HOURS Downtown Pool Hours Monday to Friday: 4 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Closed on Sundays Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend 25-yard heated, handicapped accessible lap pool. Five lanes available on a first come first serve basis. Hot tub adjacent to pool.
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Swim & Dive Teams
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Swim & Dive Teams MAC PENGUIN SWIM & DIVE TEAMS Penguin Swim & Dive Team registration: All interested participants MUST SIGN UP IN PERSON in the spring. Please see the MAC website, mac-stl.org, or the Cherry Diamond magazine for dates and times. Introduction Welcome to MAC’s Swimming and Diving Team! You will be asked to give your time and talent. In turn, the swimming and diving representatives (reps) welcome your questions and suggestions. We hope these pages will give you much of the information you need. TEAM GOALS: Learning. Our goal for each swimmer and diver is to learn and improve continually. A swimmer’s progress is easily measured by comparing lap times after every race. If the times are faster each week, the swimmer is improving, even though he/she may consistently finish in last place. In diving, progress is more difficult to measure. A diver’s meet performance is scored by judges, who sometimes differ. In general, however, an increase in the total points on a dive indicates improvement. Improvement, for the swimmer or the diver, is not easily achieved. Hard work and attention to instructions are required. Competition. We believe competition can be a positive learning experience. We encourage individual effort as well as team performance and good sportsmanship. Fun. The team situation provides fun for the participants as they build friendships and team spirit. There is also an awards banquet at the end of the season. Exercise. Swimming is one of the best forms of exercise. Any swimmer who conscientiously participates in practice is guaranteed to get “in shape.”
SWIM TEAM GUIDELINES Lessons v. Team In general, youngsters who do not have a good grasp of the fundamentals of the freestyle and backstroke would do better to master these skills in lessons before joining the team. Otherwise, they may quickly become discouraged if they lag far behind others in their age group. Even for many team members, refresher lessons are very helpful. These can be set up individually with the coaches. Practice Procedures Practices include two basic elements: teaching and repetition drill. A typical practice has a warm-up (usually a slow, relatively long-distance swim), stroke drills (emphasizing some specific lessons) and sprints or distance swimming (to develop speed and endurance). Parents should be aware that group practice precludes individual attention. The coach will make every effort to point out errors, give tips on improvement and teach the strokes. However, quick reminders are not always enough to change a child’s technique. If your child is having some difficulty with a stroke, feel free to discuss this with the coach. They may share some pointers with you or suggest lessons. Improvement comes with practice; regular attendance is beneficial to the child and the team. Please have your child to practice on time. Repeating instructions several times for the benefit of latecomers wastes coaching time. Notes on practicing It is important that swimmers practice the techniques they learn all the time, not just during the specific stroke drill Although the coach will remind them, you can reinforce this idea too. This means that the time to practice flip turns is every time the swimmer completes a lap, and the time to practice starts is every time a swimmer goes off the block. The best swimmers also practice on their own time to perfect starts, turns, finishes and stroke techniques.
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COACH: Head Swim Coach Lauren Fonseca oversees an excellent staff of young coaches for each age group. Coaches will be introduced at the first practice and are available for questions and discussion after practice.
PENGUINS SWIM COACH Lauren Fonseca Head Swim Coach Lauren Fonseca has been coaching the MAC swim teams for ten years. Lauren is a graduate of Villanova University in the elementary education program. She swam for Villa Duchesne for four years and swam for Villanovaâ€™s club team. Lauren is currently an elementary school teacher and the assistant coach at Villa for the Varsity Swim team.
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Swim & Dive Teams DIVING TEAM GUIDELINES
Practices The MAC sponsors a COMPETITIVE dive team. The experience of the diver is not important. Novice divers are welcome and encouraged to join the team! Practices are held in the mornings and some afternoons. It is expected that all divers attend daily practice, and participate in a minimum of THREE dual meets AND conference. Private diving lessons are available for those who are unable or do not wish to participate in the meets. Practice procedure In diving, progress is less easily measured. A diverâ€™s meet performance is scored by judges, who sometimes differ. In general, however, an increase in the total points on a dive indicates improvement. Improvement, for the swimmer or the diver, is not easily achieved. Hard work and attention to instructions are required. Parents should be aware that group practice precludes individual attention. The coach will make every effort to keep practice groups small, point out errors, give tips on improvement and teach new dives. However, quick reminders are not always enough to change a childâ€™s technique. If your child is having some difficulty with a dive, feel free to discuss this with the coach. She/he may share some pointers with you or suggest lessons. Improvement comes with practice; regular attendance is beneficial to the child and the team. Please make every effort to have your child to practice on time. Repeating instructions several times for the benefit of the latecomers wastes coaching time.
PENGUINS DIVE COACH Lauren Brunner Head Dive Coach When younger, Lauren dove year-round for Clayton Diving Alliance and Lightning Diving. She competed nationally on both 1 and 3 meter springboards and platform. As a high school diver at Ladue Horton Watkins, Lauren placed in the top five at the Missouri High School State Diving Championship. Lauren later went on to compete as a Division I diver at the University of Denver. Lauren has coached for Clayton Diving Alliance, the City of Clayton, and MICDS, and has coached many kids who have competed in state championships.
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Swim and Dive Lessons
PRIVATE & GROUP SWIM & DIVE LESSONS PRIVATE LESSONS Private lessons will be offered through one of the MAC swim & dive team coaches. Instructors will be assigned unless other arrangements are made with the swim instructor. Private lessons offer intense instruction, personal feedback, customized instruction for the child and a one-on-one relationship, which can increase trust in the child and may aid in the learning process. GROUP LESSONS (CHILDREN AGES 3 & OLDER... NO EXCEPTIONS!) Group Lessons offer a fun environment shared with new friends who are at the same level. To sign up for lessons, call 314-539-4421.
Swimmer Levels TADPOLE - Introductory level. Skills learned will be blowing bubbles, facial immersion, kicking and water safety. GUPPIES - Designed to increase swimmers confidence, endurance and awareness. New skills acquired include floating, gliding and underwater swimming. MINNOW - Instruction of backstroke, rotary breathing. freestyle, diving and other pre-competition skills. DOLPHIN- Advanced swimmers who wish to improve stroke skills and proficiency in all other aquatic skills. LEARN TO SWIM YOUTH SWIM CLINIC The clinic is for beginner swimmers ages 4-8 and is instructed by MAC Swim Coach Lauren Fonseca. Swimmers will become comfortable in the water and learn floating and breathing techniques. Space is limited. Please check the website & the Cherry Diamond magazine for specific dates and times.
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Our tennis teaching professionals are both knowledgeable and energetic. With each of their own teaching styles and personalities, it is easy to learn something new from them all.
Kim Steinmetz, Tennis Director, 314-539-4413 Kim is a native of St. Louis and has been playing tennis since the age of seven. She graduated from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, and as a 2-time All American, she helped lead her team to three top ten NCAA finishes. After college Kim played on the professional tennis tour. Within three years she was ranked in the top 100 in the world Throughout her professional career, Kim competed in 26 Grand Slam tournaments — Wimbeldon (8), U.S. Open (8), French Open (6), Australian Open (4) — and played against tennis greats like Martina Navratilova, Chris Evert, Pam Shriver and Billie Jean King. She boasts doubles victories over Steffi Graf and Jo Durie and Hanna Mandlikova and Betty Stove, but her biggest win was in singles over the eighth ranked player in the world, Natasha Zvereva, whom she defeated in the 1988 U.S. Open. In 1989, Kim was sidelined from competition with a ligament tear in her elbow. After having surgery, she began teaching in St. Louis in 1990. More recently, Kim has been honored as an inductee into both the St. Louis Tennis Hall of Fame (2000) and the Missouri Valley Tennis Hall of Fame (2011). Kim is upbeat and energetic when she teaches and is good with spotting technique problems and explaining the correct stroke in an easy to understand way. Scott Stutz, 314-539-4411 Scott played Division I tennis at Central Connecticut State University. After college, he competed on the professional level in Satellite Events, taught with Tennis Unlimited and was “Learn to Play” Director at Little Rock Racquet Club. Scott’s motivation, interpersonal skills, good work ethic and competitive background makes him an asset to the club. Scott is a USPTA certified pro. He is in charge of the Women’s Interclub teams as well one adult tennis match-maker where he matches members for social tennis here at the MAC. Kenny Powell, Director of Junior Tennis, 314-539-4403 The West Tennis Junior Program is headed by tennis professional Kenny Powell. Powell comes to the MAC from Sunset Tennis Center where he was the director of high performance tennis. A native St. Louisan, Kenny was the #1 ranked tennis player in St. Louis throughout his junior career. Kenny has USTA high performance certification and will help the Junior Tennis program shine at the MAC. In addition, Kenny also works as a sports agent in the St. Louis area. Patrick McNally, 314-539-4464 Patrick attended Mt. Wachusett College in Massachusetts. During his final year, Patrick was undefeated and his team won the New England Regional Title. With 25 years of experience teaching tennis to players ages 4 to 94, Patrick is good at imparting his knowledge to students of all ages. He loves teaching tennis and believes in keeping up-to-date on all the latest teaching methods. Patrick attends workshops on a regular basis and has been certified by the Professional Tennis Registry since 2001. Patrick is in charge of the Men’s 55 plus Interclub team and works with the 55 and over men’s group on Wednesday afternoons. Max Shapiro, 314-539-4416 Max Shapiro is a product of St. Louis tennis. He grew up playing at Town & Country and Vetta Concord. Max was nationally ranked throughout his junior career, reaching a USTA national ranking of 228 in 2005 in the 18 & under division. Max won the Class 1 Missouri State High School Doubles Championship in 2006 after finishing runner-up in 2005. He also played for the University of Colorado-Boulder club team that was 6th in the nation. Max has been teaching tennis in the St. Louis area for over seven years and specializes in working with juniors and developing successful strategies to implement during tournament match play.
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GENERAL TENNIS INFORMATION PRIVATE LESSON FEES • Private and semi-private lessons are available. Fee schedule available in the Pro Shop CANCELLATION POLICY • Cancellations for random court time and private lessons must be made at least 24 hours in advance. • Random court time: If a cancellation is not made 24 hours in advance of the reserved court time, the member will be billed for the court time. • Private tennis lessons: If a cancellation is not made 24 hours in advance of a lesson, the member will be billed for the lesson. GUEST POLICY • All guests must be accompanied by a member when using the tennis courts. • Members should register their guests at the Pro Shop before they go to their court to play. DRESS CODE • Proper tennis attire should be worn. • Shirts must be worn. • Jeans, casual pants and cutoffs are not allowed on the tennis courts. • Tennis shoes with black soles are not allowed on the tennis courts. • Dirty shoes dropping dirt and mud will not be allowed on the tennis courts. TENNIS SUPPLIES & SERVICES • Clothing and a wide range of tennis accessories are available in the Pro Shop. • Racquets may be rented at the Pro Shop, and rental fees may be applied to the future purchase of a racquet. • Stringing service is available at the Pro Shop. • The MAC has a ball machine, which may be used on courts 5, 6, 7 or 8. After renting the court, there is no additional charge. TENNIS ETIQUETTE • Talking and other noise should be kept to a minimum. Please be mindful of this both on the court and on your way to your court. • When you hit a ball onto a neighboring court where others are playing, you should not run to retrieve the ball. Instead, you should wait until their point is over and then request your ball back. • If someone else’s ball comes onto your court, it is polite to stop play and retrieve it immediately, but you may also wait until the point in progress is finished. • Netting is provided between most of the courts but should only be used if players on adjoining courts agree to have it pulled closed. • Please refrain from any outbursts of temper. Obscenity will not be tolerated. CELL PHONE POLICY Because we understand that cell phones are an integral part of our lives and no one wants to miss an emergency call, they will be allowed on the tennis courts. However, for the courtesy of others, we do ask you to abide by the following cell phone rules: 1. Turn down the volume of your phone. 2. Answer a ringing phone promptly. 3. Keep length of all calls to a minimum or take longer calls off the court. Cell phones, when left on and unanswered when ringing, are not welcome on the tennis courts where others are trying to play.
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Tennis ADULT TENNIS PROGRAMS
ADULT TENNIS MIXERS This event will be held on most Friday nights each month. All levels of play are welcome and an MAC tennis pro will be on hand to match up players’ abilities. Doubles and mixed doubles will be played depending on who shows up and the supervising pro will change your partner each match. Tennis balls will be provided. Non-playing spouses are encouraged to come and watch or to come during the last hour as tennis play is winding down. Please call Kim Steinmetz at 314-539-4413 for more information. SATURDAY NIGHT TENNIS SPECIAL- 3 HOURS OF TENNIS! (SAT., 6-9 P.M.) Any Saturday night when the courts are available, come play for the entire evening! Invite your friends for a tennis get-together! Swap on and off the court. Enjoy a break or two for a drink and food at the bar. It makes a good special evening as well as a pleasurable time on the court. Price includes any guest fee, so invite non-members to join in the fun. Reserve your court now with Kim Steinmetz at 314-539-4413. ADULT BEGINNER TENNIS Each class period will focus on one or two new strokes. Classes will begin with instruction and demonstration of the day’s topic(s) by one of our tennis pros. This will be followed by drilling of the new stroke and technique. The last half hour of each class will be used to practice your tennis skills in a game or game-like situation. During this portion of the class, the tennis pros will be giving tips on strategy, court positioning and stroke production, as well as guidance concerning tennis rules and etiquette. Our goal is to improve your tennis game and give you a good workout. Please use registration form to enroll.
USTA ADULT TENNIS The MAC hosts mens’ and ladies’ USTA teams that compete on Sundays, and hold practices during the week. If you are Tennis interested in participating in the USTA league, please call Kim Steinmetz, at 314-539-4413, for team possibilities. MENS’ AND LADIES’ SINGLES MATCH-MAKER (ALL LEVELS OF PLAY) We know that times are busy and sometimes it is hard to commit to a weekly tennis game. Here is your opportunity to be flexible with your time, and still keep up your tennis game. MAC Tennis Pro Scott Stutz is working to pair players for singles matches. He has worked with and taught many of our members and will help you find a game. Please give him a call to get on the list of members eager to play. Contact Scott Stutz, 314-539-4411 to get started. MENS’ AFTERNOON WORKOUT Patrick McNally heads up this group of mostly retirees who know that there is always something new to be learned. COME TRY THIS GROUP! Most players just keep coming back. Use registration form or contact Patrick McNally (314539-4464) to sign up. Only pay when you come! MENS 55+ INTERCLUB MATCH PLAY If you are age 55 and over, please consider joining our Mens’ 55 + Doubles Interclub, and help make our team stronger than ever. Each Thursday afternoon this league’s matches are played at either the MAC or at the away club that is hosting the match that day. The competition can be pretty strong, especially on court one of the three matches that are played each week. If you are at all interested, please call Patrick McNally at 314-539-4464 to get more detailed information.
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Tennis ADULT TENNIS PROGRAMS LADIES’ INTERCLUB MATCH PLAY Join our ladies’ interclub team, and you will have the opportunity to compete in doubles against other area teams. Ladies interclub is available for participants at all levels. Away matches are played at other area clubs, and the starting times vary. Listing the most advanced group first, the levels of play for the interclub league are divided in the following way: “A” Team- Gold, Silver, Red and Blue, and the “B” team with one level of play. For more information, please contact Scott Stutz at 314-539-4411. LADIES’ THURSDAY PRE-MATCH PLAY Ladies! It’s time to practice with the partner you will play with on Friday! Come in on Thursdays and we will schedule to have a practice match with the partner you will be playing with on the next day! If your partner is not available then we can still play you in with someone else to give another team practice for their match. This day of play is all about meshing with your partner and working on strategies. PHONE KIM STEINMETZ TO GET INVOLVED! WE NEED YOU TO PLAY!! LADIES’ PRACTICE SESSIONS Whether you are interested in competing on Fridays or not, you can always join in on the interclub practices. The practices are a clinic and doubles practice rolled into one. The format each week usually involves a warm-up period, a drill period and a play period. If you are wanting to play on Fridays, you are encouraged to participate in the practices because you will get a chance to practice with the partners that you will be paired with on Fridays. For your practice level, please contact Scott Stutz at 314-539-4411. Please use registration form to enroll. *GOLD/SILVER LADIES’ INTERCLUB PRACTICE *RED/BLUE LADIES’ INTERCLUB PRACTICE (CARDIO FOCUSED) *“B” LADIES’ INTERCLUB PRACTICE *Half spots may need to be shared with another player whereby participants would be expected to attend every other week or make arrangements with another half-time participant to trade weeks.
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Tennis GENERAL JUNIOR CLINIC INFORMATION • To sign up for classes, please complete and return a registration form to the Missouri Athletic Club West. • Drop off: MAC West Pro Shop • Mail to: MAC Tennis, 1777 Des Peres Road, Town & Country , MO 63134 • Fax to: 314-965-7781 • Classes may be cancelled if less than five participants are registered. • Sessions cannot be prorated on a week by week basis. • We ask that participants wear appropriate athletic attire. Cut-offs and jeans will not be allowed. • Tennis shoes must be worn. Black soled tennis shoes are not allowed on the courts. • Players will not be allowed to use the tennis courts if their shoes have mud or dirt that is coming off onto the court. • If a class is cancelled by the Club due to inclement weather or power outage, an extra week will be added at the end of the session.
TENNIS/ PIZZA PARTIES Be on the lookout for tennis/pizza parties throughout the year! Tennis, fun, prizes, pizza and soda! For pizza party information we will be handing out flyers to all our junior clinic participants, and if you would like to receive email for junior tennis news, please contact Kim Steinmetz at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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JUNIOR TENNIS PROGRAMS
TOTS TENNIS (Ages 5-7) These tennis classes are geared to give young kids an enthusiasm for the game as well as to develop their tennis skills! With the energy, knowledge and patience of our experienced tennis professionals, your child is certain to have fun while learning how to play. We are committed to being good coaches, imparting knowledge, and improving each child’s physical skills and tennis ability. Besides these tennis objectives, one of our main goals is to let tennis improve your child’s self-esteem. To achieve this, we ascribe to the following coach/student formula: MUTUAL RESPECT + MUTUAL EFFORT = SUCCESS & SELF-ESTEEM FUTURE STARS (Ages 8-11) QUALITY COACHING + QUALITY EFFORT + QUALITY PRACTICE = CONFIDENCE & QUALITY PLAY We have classes available for Beginner/Intermediate and Advanced players in this age group. During this age period, kids are likely to have dramatic elevations in their tennis game. Having them learn the proper techniques, advancing those techniques based on their level of play, as well as equipping them with tactical knowledge, will improve their tennis and increase their interest. Our goal is to take each student and build upon their tennis abilities in order to advance them to the next echelon of their game. The Beginner/ Intermediate and Advanced classes will vary, but all of this age group will learn how to develop their shots, learn how to hit balls in varying situations, work on core stability and gain a better understanding of tactics. And, when they are ready, they will be introduced to competitive play outside of the Club. With the above “quality” formula in use, we expect the students’ games to expand greatly during this period of their tennis development as they learn more advance techniques, and we believe they, and their parents, will be pleased! (Must be approved by a tennis pro.) MIDDLE SCHOOL JUNIOR STARS (Ages 11-14) TENNIS = A GAME FOR A LIFETIME During this age period, kids will usually play tennis because they want to be more competitive, and/or, they just like the game! Whichever the reason, THESE ARE THE BEST YEARS TO PLAY TENNIS! These are the most formative years for tennis players, and what a child learns now will stick with them later in life, even if they set aside their racquet for awhile. There is a reason tennis is called the “Game for a Lifetime!” We have classes available for both Intermediate/Beginner and Advanced players in this middle school age group. Our Intermediate/Beginner Classes will be made up those who enjoy the game, and players moving toward the Advanced class. The emphasis in these classes will be the same as those for the Future Stars Classes. However, the skills and strategies will be more advanced and the students will be asked to involve themselves in problem solving and decision making. Competitive games will be more match-pointoriented. All students will be encouraged to tryout for their school teams and to play in novice tournaments. Our Advanced Classes will also include more advanced tactical, technical, and mental skills such as developing offensive and defensive game styles, using different spins, and improving concentration. (Must be approved by a tennis pro.) PERFORMANCE TENNIS (For high school and college players and high performance competitors) These classes will be divided into two levels similar to the way in which college teams are divided into Varsity and JV. The purpose of two levels is to guarantee the best-matched competition for all players enrolled in the class. Join these classes to prepare yourself for tournament play as well as high school or college tennis. We are prepared to get you in shape, and help you become match tough and the best you can be! Our pros have the knowledge base and experience to make this program the best in the St. Louis area. If you would like to participate, please contact Kim Steinmetz, email@example.com.
**The Future Star and Tots classes use the new “Quick Start” tennis ball to help young players keep the ball in play, learn more easily and have more success.
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Squash & Racquetball
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Squash MAC DOWNTOWN SQUASH The Downtown Clubhouse has one singles squash court and one doubles squash court available. Court reservations can be made up to seven days in advance through the Web site: www.sportsynergy.net/clubpro/clubs/mac-squash/ or call Heidi Mather, 314-539-4455 for your password.
MAC WEST SQUASH PROGRAMS The West Clubhouse has four singles squash courts and one doubles squash court. PRIVATE LESSONS By Appointment Take a private/semi-private lesson with head squash pro Heidi Mather. CLINICS Clinics are available for all levels (Juniors, Ladies and Men) Please call 314-539-7440 to inquire about other levels of clinics. * Days and times are subject to change. • Fall/Winter Singles Leagues • Pro Events: TBD • See the MAC website at mac-stl.org for more details. • For international squash news visit squashsite.co.uk. • Youth Specialty Camp - Summer - Contact Heidi, at 314-539-7440, for more details.
Heidi Mather Heidi Mather joined the MAC in November 2008 after retiring from the pro tour with a top 30 ranking in the world. Heidi has played for the Australian team, was the number one junior in Australia and was a member of the elite Australian Institute of Sport squash Unit where she was coached by three world champions. She came to the MAC after being based in N.Y. and coaching elite level US juniors.
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Racquetball MAC DOWNTOWN RACQUETBALL PROGRAMS The Downtown Clubhouse has two racquetball courts available. To make reservations call the Athletic Desk at 314-5394482. Reservations can be made seven days in advance.
MAC WEST RACQUETBALL PROGRAMS Racquetball Contact: Dave Schwent: 314-220-7275 To make court reservations, call 314-539-4444 or visit http://zenres.com/mac-racquetball/. Reservations can be made seven days in advance. All leagues are free unless otherwise noted.
PRIVATE LESSONS By Appointment Take a private/semi-private lesson with head racquetball pro Dave Schwent or assistant pro Laurie Fisk. Dave or Laurie private lesson: $50 for 45 mins. CLINICS Clinics are available for all levels (Juniors, Ladies and Men) Contact Dave Schwent for more adult clinic information. * Days and times are subject to change Continuous League A/B League - Tuesday Night- ongoing, year round Ten-week session Substitutes welcome. Call Dave Schwent for details. Womenâ€™s Clinic Saturday mornings, Ongoing, year round
Challenge Night Friday evenings, Contact Dave Schwent Thursday Night Doubles (Ongoing, year round) Open to all. Come learn Doubles the right way. Women are welcome. Racquetball Challenge Ladder Members may challenge two players up, once a week Challenge to be the #1 player in the Club Email Dave to be added to the list. Club Championships Snacks provided. All levels of players welcome. Open to members only. MAC Racquetball Classic Contact Dave Schwent for the MAC Racquetball Classic details, and for other tournaments throughout the year.
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Dave Schwent, 314-220-7275 or email@example.com Head Racquetball Pro Dave is a St. Louis native. An avid baseball and basketball player in High School and College, he played 2nd base on the State Champion Baseball team for Hazelwood High School. He is also an accomplished tennis, paddleball, badminton, ping pong, golf and racquetball player. An expert in golf instruction, his first love is racquetball. He quickly became one of the top players not only in the state but in the country. He is a National Champion, taking second place at the World Championships. He also won a doubles title at the Olympic Festival, here in St. Louis. His resume includes numerous state and regional titles. Noted as one of the top doubles players in Missouri, Dave is still ranked in the top 10 in Missouri. A consummate instructor, he can illustrate all aspects of the game from the beginner to the top Open players. Dave is a father of four. He loves to teach juniors of all ages and looks forward to growing the racquetball program at the MAC.
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Adult Programs Fencing Coach Hossam Hassan is an internationally recognized coach with over 30 years of experience. He is the former Egyptian National Fencing coach and has a proven track record of turning novices into champions. Fencing Programs at MAC West •Private lessons, clinics and classes with Coach Hassan For more information call Larry Jackson at 314-539-4463.
Volleyball Casey Chernin 314-539-4444 ext. 7441 Volleyball Instructor firstname.lastname@example.org Casey played club volleyball for Team Saint Louis/High Performance for four years, and four years as a Varsity starter for Lafayette High School. After high school, Casey played at Saint Louis University for two years. She continued her collegiate career in volleyball at Missouri Baptist University and earned the NAIA All-American Award. While playing in college, she coached club volleyball for High Performance. She has coached club volleyball for three years and absolutely loves it. Her first two years of club coaching was with the 15-year-olds and the third year was with 12-year-olds. Casey is looking forward to helping young MAC players reach their goals and develop their volleyball game. Adult Coed Monday Evening Pick Up Games MAC West •Open to all skill levels from beginner to experienced. •For more information, contact Casey Chernin at 314-539-4444 ext. 7441. Private Lessons Available Volleyball lessons include techniques, fundamentals, speed, quickness, agility, mental techniques and game time situations and strategies. Private group and team lessons are available. For more information, contact Casey Chernin.
Handball The Downtown Clubhouse has two courts available. For court reservations call 314-539-4482. The West Clubhouse has seven courts available. For court reservations call 314-539-4444.
Platform Tennis Platform tennis has returned to the roof of the Downtown Clubhouse! Enjoy a game of tennis and a bird’s eye view of the city. The court was built in 1975 and was an instant hit with the members. Over the years, the game’s popularity began to wane. Recently, platform tennis has grown in popularity at many country clubs. The original MAC court has been restored and re-opened for play. New lights, net and paint highlight the improvements. The sport is most popular in the fall and winter. If you enjoy racquet sports, give platform tennis a try! Paddles and balls are available for sale in the Pro Shop. Call 314-539-4482 for reservations, which can be made up to five days in advance.
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Basketball is a long-standing tradition at the MAC The Club has open play/pick-up, organized leagues, clinics and even traveling teams that compete against other clubs in the nation. League games are officiated by high school and collegiate referees, and house rules guarantee that every player recieves equal playing time. The following is a list of programs we have to offer. All leagues cost $60 per player. Sign up online, mac-stl.org under the Athletics section. MEN’S SUMMER, FALL AND WINTER OPEN LEAGUES- MONDAY/TUESDAY EVENINGS MAC DOWNTOWN The league is formatted for those who are looking for a competitive league. FALL AND WINTER OVER 40 LEAGUE WEDNESDAY EVENINGS MAC DOWNTOWN MEN’S THURSDAY OPEN LEAGUE MAC WEST A mixture of talent, but overall an intermediate league. Games are held on the parquet floor at West. There are no age restrictions.
ADULT PICKUP GAMES Looking for a pickup game? One of the best workouts is playing pickup basketball with fellow Club members. Pickup games are available at both Clubhouses. MEN’S DOUBLE ELIMINATION TOURNAMENT Begins in late March. OPEN PLAY Youth and adults welcome. PRIVATE LESSONS Call Andrew or Eric to make an appointment.
Fordetails,pleaseseethebasketball pageundertheAthleticssectiononthe Website, mac-stl.org or Call Rick Schneider at 314-539-4434.
PRIVATE LESSONS Andrew Francis 314-749-5854 Andrew has been coaching and training athletes both as a team and individually for more than 10 years. Andrew got his education while playing varsity basketball for Lehigh University. After graduating, he coached at the high school level as well as AAU girl’s and AAU boy’s basketball teams.
Eric Saxton 314-539-4468 Eric Saxton was recruited by Devalls Bluff High School, in Arkansas. There he played football, baseball, and basketball, lettering in all three sports. He was the only player to lead the team in rushing yards and tackles in same season. He led the basketball team to two State Runner-Up titles. Eric went on to attend Capital University, but his college career was cut short when he was given the opportunity to play in the NFL. He endured a brutal tryout with the Cleveland Browns and a brief playing period with the Toronto Argos. * Also available for baseball private lessons.
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MAC Swings Open Great Golf Opportunities North, south, east or west… it doesn’t matter where you live or work, chances are that you are near one of the private local golf clubs where MAC members receive special guest privileges. The lineup of courses will offer MAC golfers a challenging and enjoyable experience each time they hit the links. Diamond Club members immediately have access to the special golf privileges. If you are an A La Carte member, and would like to sign up for golf privileges, contact the Accounting department at 314-539-4432. The seasonal fee is $300.
Glen Echo Country Club
• Phone: 314-383-1500 • Tee Times: 314-382-5780 • www.gecc.org If you are an avid golfer, or would like to simply get into the game, this agreement is perfect for you! Reciprocal Privileges for MAC members • Opportunity to play up to 8 golf rounds per year at GECC. • Allowed to bring up to 3 guests to fill foursome. • Free range balls included with each round of golf. • Food and beverage and fine dining facilities available and may be charged to the MAC member’s account. • May purchase apparel and equipment at GECC member’s discounted rates. • All charges incurred will be billed back to appropriate MAC member’s account. Availability of tee times and fees • Ability to make tee times 5 days in advance, must call pro shop at 314-382-5780. • No tee times available prior to 10:30 a.m. on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. • Greens fees for MAC members and guests: Tuesdays and Thursdays, $45 + cart fee; Wednesdays and Fridays, $65 + cart fee; Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, $75 + cart fee. Cart fees are $18.75.
Panther Creek Country Club
Phone: 217-546-4431 http://www.panthercreekcc.com Play the 18-hole Hale Irwin designed golf course in Springfield, Ill., which is home of the LPGA State Farm Classic. • MAC members can play at Panther Creek three times between April 1 and Nov. 15 • All charges for greens fees, cart rentals, dining and bar will be billed to your MAC account. Advanced reservations are required for dining and golf. Twenty-four hours advance notice is required through Club manager Wally Smith for tee times. MAC Availability and Rates: • Members may play the course after noon on Mondays and any time on Tuesdays and Fridays • On Wednesdays, the course is ladies only between 7:30-9:30 a.m., open play is available after 9:30 a.m. • On Thursdays, the course is men only from noon-3 p.m. Open play is available at all other times. • The course is not available on Saturdays and Sundays. • Weekday Greens Fee - $50 • Weekend Greens Fee - $60 • 18-hole Cart Fee - $19 For a complete list of details, visit the “Golf” page on the MAC website, mac-stl.org. MAC Membership Guide
WingHaven Country Club
Phone: 636-561-9464 www.winghavencc.com • The course can play as long as 7,230 yards from the Gold tees, however, offers a total of five different teeing areas to allow all skill levels a chance to challenge themselves appropriately. • When strategizing on what style of layout to design, the owners of WingHaven, in cooperation with Nicklaus Design, focused on a layout that provided for top level competitive golf while emphasizing playability for the average golfer. MAC Rates: • Missouri Athletic Club members in good standing can make tee times at WingHaven Country Club: Tuesday - Thursday (anytime); Saturdays & Sundays (after 12 p.m. noon) • The Greens fees for MAC members and their guests are $60 plus cart fee (Tues. - Thurs.) and $70 plus cart fee (Sat. and Sun.). • MAC members should call the WingHaven CC Pro Shop for tee times at 636-561-9464. • MAC members can use WingHaven CC Food & Beverage facilities.
St. Clair Country Club
• Phone: 618-398-3402 • www.stclaircc.com Play one of the top country clubs in the Metro East. MAC Rates • Food and beverage facilities will be available to MAC golfers. • All charges incurred will be billed back to the appropriate MAC member’s account. • Normal and customary guest fees and cart fees as currently paid by St. Clair members will be in effect: Guest fees: $45+ cart fee; weekends: $55 + cart fee; Cart fees: $19/ 18 holes. • Each MAC member is allowed to bring up to three guests to fill out a foursome.
MAC Golf Club The MAC Golf Club is a club within the Club that brings MAC members, who enjoy playing golf, together on a regular basis. Golf Club outings are not limited to golf in the St. Louis region, and may include golf trips to some of the finest golf courses in the U.S. For more information about the MAC Golf Club, contact Chairman Tim Powers at 314-922-8958 or trpowers7@yahoo. com. To sign up for the MAC Golf Club, contact Katie Maurer at 314-539-4402 or email@example.com.
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Reading Room Card Room
Billiards Room Three tables available.
Overnight Guest Rooms and Suites 80 rooms, on the 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th floors Overnight Guest Rooms and Suites
Women’s Locker Room Handball/Racquetball Courts Featuring a sauna With spectator seating and tanning bed Private Meeting Rooms Four on the 6th floor. May be reserved for breakfast, lunch, dinner, cocktail parties, business meetings, press conferences. Hall of Health Running Track Complete therapeutic services including massage, Gymnasium steam and dry heat, whirlpool Golf Room Squash/Handball/Racquetball Cardio Theater Pro Shop Nautilus Room Whirlpool Hall of Fame Room
Veteran’s Room Large private meeting room.
Sportsman’s Club Weekday luncheons with special menu for speedy meals; full bar service
Empire Room, Lewis & Clark Room, Chouteau Room and St. Louis Room Private dining and meeting rooms Missouri Room Banquets and private parties throughout the week. Sunday speciality brunches.
Crystal Room Special private dining room for large parties and meetings. James B. Eads Room Banquets and private parties Executive Offices
Rendezvous Room Jack Buck Grill
Art Lounge, Catering Office
Laundry/Valet pick-up and drop-off Business Center
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Athletic Registration Form Sign up for fitness classes, leagues or lessons. Fill out form and send in. Mail to: MAC West, 1777 Des Peres Rd., Town and Country, MO 63131 or Fax to: 314-965-7781 or Drop off in person at the Pro Shop. No Phone Registrations.
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