Babs Woodcock celebrates 100 swimming years

Babs Woodcock enjoys a glass of champagne while celebrating her 100th birthday with (left to right) Sandy Ormsby, Debbie Mileham, Helen Woodcock, Mackenzie Woodcock, and Mike Woodcock at the Palos Verdes Bay Club’s social room.

Photos by Tony LaBruno

Babs Woodcock, family and friends recently celebrated her 100 birthday at the Palos Verdes Bay Club, where she and her husband moved to 58 years ago, as founding club members. Flowers for the celebration were cut from a mirrored rose garden dedicated to her 21 years ago, in front of the Bay Club social hall. In her youth the New Jersey native, and her husband were competitive runners, swimmers and tennis players. Babs still swims laps in the Bay Club pool year round.

Joining Babs Woodcock’s 100th birthday celebration are (left to right) Cherry Tossell, Jim Hartman, Connie Kane, Jennifer Hartman, Anne Hyatt, Andrea Nolan, Patricia Hartman, Gary Tossell, Lynne Variano, and Dylan Tossell.


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