Entries by Jeff Weitzman

Grand Opening Festivities

Eichler held its Grand Re-Opening ceremonies on June 4, 2014. Visiting dignitaries included Palo Alto mayor Nancy Shepherd, and many of the people who worked so hard to make this renewal of our club possible. We even got some press coverage! After the ribbon cutting, members enjoyed a great day at the pool, with popsicles […]

Eichler Volunteer Work Day

Saturday May 24 was our day to pitch in and help finish up some details around the club. A couple dozen members showed up to lend a hand and we accomplished a great deal. Our fearless leader, board member Chris Cummings, doled out the jobs and the name tags, and we all got to work. […]

The Final Countdown

Pictures are all you need here, folks. The construction is pretty much done, the pool is filled, and we’re down the putting on a fresh coat of paint, finishing some carpentry, and taking care of the final details. And yes, that title is a reference to the smash hit by 80’s hair band Europe. 🙂

Plaster Caster

Things are progressing rapidly now! The wading pool is plastered and filling up, and the main pool is rapidly turning back into, well, a pool! Check the video below to see how it’s done. The wall between the wading and main pool decks is being built, as are the outside showers. Finally, the beautiful new […]

The Final Pour!

The deck, she is complete! There’s lots of work to finish of course, but the deck has been poured. Pop the champagne corks! You too can witness the final pour. Just click the video…. More pix from the pour…  

Come Sail Away

Despite a lot of rain this past month, much has happened at Eichler! Perhaps the most exciting and visible change is the addition of six majestic shade sail stanchions around the wading pool area. Workers have also done most of the tile work in the pools, finished the coping, and reburied all the main pipes […]