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FALL USA SWIMMING 2017

Open for Returning Members

9/5/17 - 10/26/17

Open for New Members

9/5/17 - 10/26/17

09/25/2017
Unlimited.

HEAT is an age group competitive swim team. Our team competitive team encompass a variety of swimming abilities for ages 5 through 22+. Our Swim team now offers a 3 season opportunity for our swimmers; a fall USA season, a winter season and summer season.  The fall season is designed for our experienced swimmers to compete in a USA season leading into our winter age group/USA season.  In the winter season we practice 3 - 5 times a week depending on the level, and attend meets on Saturdays.  The summer season also include age group/USA season offering.  The teams practice 3-5 times a week depending on the level and attend weekday and weekend meets.  Swimmers are able to participate in at least 3 dual meets and a championship meet in the winter and summer season as part of the registration cost.  Invitationals and USA Swimming are options for all swimmers, and provide added opportunities for competition at an additional cost.

Programming Changes:  

*Swimmers MUST be registered in a HEAT Level prior to the first practice. If you have participated in HEAT before you should have received a HEAT level assignment for the upcoming season.  If you have not participated in HEAT before you will need to attend the evaluation session prior to the start of the season.  Staff will be on hand to take attendance, and any swimmer who is not registered will have to sit out of the practice.  

*Registration for HEAT and USA covers the cost for a team latex cap.  If you wish to upgrade to a silicone cap,  please turn in the latex one you receive and pay the difference in cost.

Fall Season 2017

USA (Travel Group)

Registration: $195 for returning 2016 Participants $255 for new USA Swimming members(includes 2018 registration)

USA Swimming will begin on Monday, September 25th for those who choose to register for our Fall Season. USA swimmers will practice weekdays and possibly some saturdays.  The schedule will be determined for the remainder of the fall season depending on pool availability and will have at least four practices a week.  Initial practice times will be 5-7 during the weekdays and 8-10 on Saturday mornings.  USA Swimming challenges swimmers to develop strong fundamentals in training as well as meets.  This opportunity allows additional practice times for swimmers to participate in more meets, and allows higher goal setting.  The HEAT USA program encourages swimmers to find their niche in the swimming world.  Meet locations can range from 10 min away, to over 2.5 hours away.  If you are looking for additional information please contact our Head Coach Michaela Rookus at mrookus@hpseagles.net

Requirements:

  1. Any age may join, as long as they have completed one season with our HEAT age group.
  2. Must be willing to comply with Fall Registration fees as well as Winter registraion fees for USA Swimming.
  3. There is no time standards for this optional program.  We ask that each swimmer brings a piece of paper with solutions to the following questions on the first day of practice. (Parents are allowed to help swimmer complete this activity)
  • Calculate the following set: What time swimmer A and swimmer B will leave on for each 100. (Hint: Swimmer B will always leave 5 seconds after swimmer A) 

6x100 @ 1:45

  • Define the swimming terms "top" and "bottom".
  • Calculate the following set: What is the interval of the 50's according to Bob's start time of each one.

#1- :30  #2- :25  #3- :20  #4- :15  #5- :10  #6-:05

 

Please note USA Swimming is an optional program.

Registration fees associated with USA cover registration costs, coaching fees, and meet fees for USA programs only.  Participants MUST also sign up for the HEAT Level they are assigned by coaches in order to practice with HEAT Levels and compete at HEAT meets during the winter and summer seasons.  There are also per event costs for the USA meets.

 

 

Welcome to the Hudsonville Eagles Aquatics Team Electronic Registration platform for our upcoming swim season! We are pleased to offer electronic payment processing and registration. The process is simple for both new and returning members. You'll get access to your own private account that will enable you easily declare for swim meets, sign-up for jobs, see your children's swim times histories, maintain your own contact information, and more.

We look forward to having you join the Hudsonville Eagles Aquatics Team and are excited for another great season!