Lombard Swim Club waives wait list for Cliff Lee

With summer coming, so will gripes from people on the wait list for membership at the Lombard Swim Club (2040 Lombard).

Why? Because the family of Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee was seen regularly last summer at the members-only swim club, and some people on the waiting list, which we're told is several years long, were upset by what they perceived as VIP treatment by the seemingly starstruck swim club.

The Lombard Swim Club's season doesn't start until May and our message left at the club was not returned Monday.

Read more from our column in Tuesday's Daily News.