Posts Tagged ‘pool’

Does San Francisco’s Olympic Club Have an Olympic Class Pool? Of Course

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

This is the view you get if you can ever get an invite to visit San Francisco’s Olympic Club in Union Square.

And if you measure it, you’ll come up with 164 feet, meaning that they have an Olympic Class pool, just like what they have at the University of San Francisco’s Koret Center.

Natch. Click to expand:

via Thomas Hawk’s photostream

And hey, the Oly Club is hiring!

Yet Another Reason to Not Park Your Motorcycle in San Francisco

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

You’ve heard of ephemeral vernal pools, but San Francisco has its own version – autumnal lakes of water that rise up after heavy rain sometimes. Let’s call this one Lake Ashbury.

The cover on this legally parked bike certainly earned it’s keep the other night, battling waves of water 10 feet high.

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Such is the plight of those who park motocycles on the mean streets of San Francisco.