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Jul 16, 2014 - Practice Changes July 18-19
There will be a few changes to the practice schedule this weekend: Friday, July 18th: NO Friday morning. ALL groups will practice Friday evening instead. Here is the schedule for Friday evening: ...
Jul 1, 2014 - July 4th weekend practice schedule
Good afternoon, We are planning to have normal practices Friday morning, July 4th, for Green, Silver, Senior and Gold swimmers, starting at 7am. We will also have our usual Saturday morning practices...
Jun 24, 2014 - Text Alerts
Swimming families, We have created a text alert system with the Remind101 app. To receive important updates regarding weather, etc. please follow these instructions: Send a text to this number: (90...
Jun 8, 2014 - Summer Practice Schedule starts Monday June 9
Monday morning starts our Summer Swim Practice Schedule. At the DuPont location, Swimmers in Green 2 and above are invited to swim in the mornings at 7am on M/T/W and Friday (no Thursday), plus we hav...
May 24, 2014 - Summer Practice Schedule, Effective June 9th
Pool Location: DuPont YMCA ? 7301 Old Kings Road S., Jacksonville, FL 32217 Effective June 9 th , 2014 Group Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Senior 8 workouts 7-9am & 5:15-7:15p ...
May 1, 2014 - Dupont/Arlington Practice Schedule effective May 12th
The practice schedule effective May 12th has been posted on the home page and under "parents and swimmers". You may choose which pool is more convenient for you and attend those practices. Please che...
Mar 17, 2014 - Beginning March 24: Fort Caroline Schedule
Feb 14, 2014 - Reminder - No practice Saturday, February 15
Reminder: No practice Saturday morning, February 15th. We do have our regular schedule tonight (Friday), and Monday afternoon. Happy Valentine's Day! Coach Erin
Feb 10, 2014 - An update, but not THE update.
Good Evening NFS Families, So this still isn?t the BIG announcement letter that many of you have been looking for but it should be out very soon, ideally by the end of this week or early next. We do...
Jan 18, 2014 - MLK Practice Schedule - afternoon
Monday, January 20th: We will have practice at our normal afternoon scheduled times for ALL groups. See you at the pool!
Jan 16, 2014 - Important Update!
Good Evening NFS Family, This isn?t the ?big? e-mail that many of you have been waiting for but I think some of this will be informative and may even alleviate a little stress, which we can all use. F...
Jan 9, 2014 - North Florida Swimming to Build New Indoor Swimming Complex
North Florida Swimming to Build New Indoor Swimming Complex For More Information contact: Mark Watson: (904) 703-4886 / mwatson999@comcast.net Tom McManus: (904) 613-3182 / tomm@inmanco.com Whe...
Jan 8, 2014 - Saturday, January 11 Practice Cancelled
Practice cancelled Saturday, January 11th Due to an unplanned UNF meet time change today, practice will be cancelled this Saturday. Thank you for understanding; this is the last UNF women's home mee...
Jan 3, 2014 - Practice Schedule effective January 6th
The practice schedule, effective January 6th, is now updated on the website. https://www.teamunify.com/SubTabGeneric.jsp?_stabid_=91294&team=flnfs A few reminders: January 7th - no practice due to ...
Dec 22, 2013 - Holiday Schedule Reminder + New Year's Eve Schedule
Good afternoon, Listed below is the schedule for the rest of break (until January 4). This week, December 23-28, we will have practices on Monday, Friday and Saturday only. Red and Blue groups sche...
Dec 13, 2013 - USA Swimming Officials' Clinics
Please email me if you plan on attending. This is a great way to help NFS! For those interested in becoming a U.S.A. Swimming Official, two separate Stroke and Turn Certification Training Clinics wil...
Nov 13, 2013 - Thanksgiving Week Practice Schedule
During the week of November 25-30: Monday - Wednesday: Normal practice hours for all groups Thursday: OFF - Happy Thanksgiving! Friday: Senior, Silver and Green 3 5:00-7:15pm Green 2: 5:15-6:45pm Gree...
Oct 21, 2013 - Team Hotel - Orlando Meet
Make your reservations by November 1! Thank you for choosing Courtyard Orlando International Drive/Convention Center , located at 8600 Austrian Court, Orlando, FL 32819-9343, (407) 351-2244 , to hos...
Oct 16, 2013 - October 17 - Parent Education: Swim Meet Q&A
Thursday, October 17: For those able to attend, we will have a swim meet question and answer session in the classroom at 2 times: 4:15 or 6:15pm Any veteran parents that would like to help answer ques...
Sep 22, 2013 - Team Outfitting 9/25
SAVE THE DATE! Total Team Wares will be at the UNF Aquatic Center on Wednesday, September 25th during practice time for a team outfitting. They will have sizing kits and take orders for (all Speedo...
Sep 11, 2013 - Coach Erin at USA Swimming Convention
Good morning from the Orlando International Airport! I will be representing Florida Swimming at the USA Swimming convention this week, in California. I am excited for the opportunity to learn more ab...
Aug 28, 2013 - Labor Day Weekend Schedule
Here is the schedule for Labor Day weekend, August 31 - September 2nd: Saturday, August 31 : NO PRACTICE FOR ALL GROUPS - Due to a UNF Women's Swimming Alumni meet, all practices will be cancelled ...
Aug 22, 2013 - Gold Group
Parents, We are pleased to announce a new group, Gold! Gold group is for swimmers 18 and over who want to train for competitions or keep in shape. All swimmers will be registered with the team. Swi...
Aug 19, 2013 - Fall Workout Schedule begins!
Please check out the new and updated schedule beginning Monday, August 19th: Here is a link: https://www.teamunify.com/SubTabGeneric.jsp?_stabid_=23646&team=flnfs
Jul 24, 2013 - End of July/August schedule
Good afternoon! The month of August is a busy time for NFS! Here is a breakdown per week: July 29th-August 3rd: Normal practice times, except NO Friday morning for Senior/Green 3. Senior Southern Zo...
Jun 27, 2013 - Follow the Orlando Meet!
Starting tomorrow at 8:30am, 38 NFS swimmers will be competing in Orlando! To follow the results, you may keep updated here: http://www.fastswimresults.com/2013/06/2013-ycf-liberty-meet-628-630-ymca-...
Jun 27, 2013 - NO practice on 4th of July!
All practices for morning and afternoon will be cancelled on Thursday, July 4th. Please enjoy your holiday and stay safe! We will have practice for the Green 3 and Senior groups on Friday, July 5th fr...
Jun 4, 2013 - Practice Cancelled Saturday, June 8th
Due to maintenance at the UNF Aquatic Center this weekend, we will not be able to have our regular practices on Saturday, June 8th. As a reminder, we will start summer hours on Monday, June 10th. The ...
May 25, 2013 - 2013 Summer Practice Schedule
NFS SUMMER 2013 SCHEDULE - Starting June 10, 2013 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Senior Group 4-6:00p or 5:15-7:15pm 7-9am & 4-6:30p* or 4:45-7:15pm* 4-6:00p or 5:15-7:15pm 7-...
May 22, 2013 - New NFS Pre-Team Group!
North Florida Swimming is very excited to announce a Pre-Team group! The first workout will be Thursday, May 30th with Coach Morgan. The group will be offered on Tuesday/Thursday at 3:30-4:00pm. All...
May 20, 2013 - FYI: HS Graduations at UNF
Congratulations to all 2013 high school graduates! The UNF Arena is a popular graduation venue, and there are quite a few graduations in the next 3 weeks. Please be aware that traffic on campus may b...
May 19, 2013 - Congratulations, Coach Morgan!
Congratulations to Coach Morgan, married last night in Pittsburgh, PA! In attached photo: Coach Mel, Lois Nash, Kathryn Nash, Coach Morgan and husband Max, Coach Carol, Mel Nash II We are excited to...
May 9, 2013 - Practice Changes to Friday and Saturday, May 10&11
Due to the local swim meet this weekend at Bolles, where 60 NFS swimmers will be competing: Friday's practice times will be condensed (no 4pm practice): Green 2, 3 and Senior - 5:15-7:15pm Green I - ...
Apr 15, 2013 - USA Swimming Offers Free Athlete Protection Training to Athlete Members
Parents, This is key to our #1 goal of safety for our swimmers. USA Swimming launched its first-ever free online Safe Sport programming for the more than 300,000 athlete members of the organization. T...
Apr 4, 2013 - Summer FLAGs Hotel Info - Gainesville
Thank you to Shefali Vashi for this information and reservation! http://www.floridaswimming.org/szfllsc/UserFiles/File/2013%20FLAGS%20Time%20Standards.pdf HOTEL: Hampton Inn - Gainesville, FL ADDRESS...
Mar 21, 2013 - New NFS Summer League Group
Announcing a new NFS group for summer league participants: North Florida Swimming is offering a special program for summer league swimmers. From April through July, NFS will run a workout program open...
Mar 9, 2013 - FLAG's Meet Report
Good afternoon from the FL Age Group Championships in Sarasota, FL! NFS Swimmers are having a great time and swimming fast! We have swimmers tonight in finals. To watch, please visit http://www.flo...
Mar 7, 2013 - March Calendar Reminders and Workout Changes
Reminder for Everyone to please check the Calendar on the website to stay informed about important events and changes : Of Special note this month are:' March 16 - No Workout. Team at Championship m...
Feb 18, 2013 - 2013 Summer Meet Schedule
Announcing the NFS "summer" long course meet schedule: After returning from our break on April 1st, most of April will be spent working on technique and early season training. Please be aware that pra...
Feb 14, 2013 - Week off: Spring Break 2013
Hello NFS Families, Announcing our week off for Spring Break: March 23-March 31 We will return to the normal practice schedule on Monday, April 1st. Other March dates of importance: March 1st: on dec...
Feb 10, 2013 - Save the Date: NFS Banquet March 18th
Save the Date : NFS Team Banquet set for Monday, March 18th! UNF Banquet Center on the UNF Campus RSVP through Banquet Event on website More details to follow ...
Jan 29, 2013 - Please No Video Taping
Videotaping/filming of swim practices is not allowed at NFS. This is necessary for privacy, safety and protection. We respect the privacy of our Swimmers and Coaches (and do not want them to be f...
Jan 15, 2013 - MLK Day PRACTICE
On January 21, MLK Day, we will hold a condensed practice schedule. The UNF pool will be closed to the public. All Practices will be held from 5:15-7:15: Red and Blue: 5:15-6:15 OR 6:15-7:15 Green I...
Dec 12, 2012 - Holiday Practice Schedule
Good afternoon, Here is the practice schedule, broken down by week or day. Please remind your swimmers that the pool is closed to the public, and to please exit the pool upon completion of practice. ...
Dec 10, 2012 - Tues/Practice changes for this week
NFS Families, We have a minor adjustment to our workout schedule this week. The UNF college team is training until 4pm each day so we are not having our 3pm Sr/Green or our 315 Homeschool workouts at ...
Dec 6, 2012 - Warmup for B Champs
Today, we received the warmup times for the B Champs meet this upcoming weekend at our pool from the host teams, Central Florida Marlins and Beaches Aquatics. Please note that these times are slightly...
Dec 5, 2012 - No practice Saturday December 8th
Due to the B Champs meet, there will be no practice for all groups Saturday December 8th. We have 105 swimmers entered in the meet. Go NFS!
Dec 4, 2012 - B Champs - Concession Workers Needed
Good Afternoon - As you know, this weekend in the "B" champs, which is being held at our pool. Although NFS is not the official host of the event, we are entitled to a few perks. One of those is tha...
Nov 16, 2012 - Thanksgiving Week Practice Schedule
Our practice schedule for next week, November 19th - 24th: Monday - Wednesday: regular practice schedule for ALL groups Thursday: NO PRACTICE, Have a great holiday! Friday & Saturday: Practice for ALL...
Nov 8, 2012 - Sunday Splash A Success!
NFS hosted a well-attended meet Sunday, November 4, as a forum for many of our first time swimmers and parents to experience a USA meet under relaxed circumstances at our home pool. Joined by a nice...
Nov 7, 2012 - Veteran's Day Practice Schedule
Monday, November 12th, ALL practices will be held in the morning: Green I, II, III and Senior will begin at 9:15am Red and Blue will practice from 10:45-11:45am NO Afternoon Practice - enjoy your day...
Nov 5, 2012 - Orlando Registration Extended
Good morning NFS Families! The registration deadline for the Orlando meet has been extended until Tuesday, November 6th. We recommend the meet for those in blue, green and senior. This meet is at th...
Sep 14, 2012 - Parent Education Article
Hello new parents (and, hello again, veteran parents)! To help everyone learn the ins and outs of being a good parent participant of our fine team, we thought we'd put together a bit of a parent prime...
Sep 12, 2012 - Daytona Beach Meet Report
2012 Ryan Lochte Classic Daytona Beach NFS swimmers competed in Daytona Beach September 7 - 9. 2012 Pictured above NFS swimmers with Florida?s Olympian Ryan Lochte (top row center) Last weeken...
Sep 8, 2012 - Details for Suit Fitting
Good Saturday evening! On Monday, September 10th, a company that ONLY handles swimming equipment will be at the pool - Total Team Wares. They have been serving the FL Swimming community for over 20 ye...
Aug 29, 2012 - Practices for Labor Day weekend
Good evening, Please look for an email tomorrow confirming practice for Saturday, September 1st. The pool is closed this weekend, but we are trying to arrange for our group to hold our normal practi...
Aug 21, 2012 - Team Suit Fitting/Equipment - September 10th
Our annual team suit fitting / equipment ordering will be on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10th from 4-8pm. Total Team Wares will be here to service all of your swimming needs (and you will receive team discount...
Aug 21, 2012 - Short Course Kick Off Party
Just a reminder ... Parents and Swimmers, North Florida Swimming is hosting a picnic to kick off the short course season with some good food and games. Glen Kernan has basketball courts, soccer fiel...
Aug 18, 2012 - Open House Week
Greetings ? I hope that the ?back-to-school? fun has been an ok experience for everyone. I know that some of our swimmers went back this week, but the majority will begin on Monday. It is a crazy time...
Aug 4, 2012 - River City Champs
NFS swimmers represented well as members of local summer teams at the recent River City Swim League championships. A number of personal best times were set, and Emma Devine broke the summer league re...
Aug 2, 2012 - New Fall Workout Schedule eff. August 20
Jul 27, 2012 - It's Championship Season!
The 2012 summer Long Course season concludes in the next few weeks. NFS swimmers are competing in end-of-season championship meets across Florida and in Texas. * Zones * Senior Champs * River Cit...
Jul 24, 2012 - FLAGS CONGRATULATIONS! Another great team meet!
CONGRATULATIONS! Another great team meet! At FLAGS this past weekend 100% of NFS swimmers swam either a lifetime best individual or lifetime best relay split! Twenty two NFS Swimmers age 14 and youn...
Jul 18, 2012 - Breaking News - Family Commitment Fee "Waived" - Red / Blue Groups
Based on the fewer practices attended per week and desire to grow the group of younger swimmers, we shall NO LONGER charge the Family Commitment fee for the Red / Blue group . This should really ...
Jul 18, 2012 - Practice Cancelled on Saturday, July 28th
Due to River City Champs and Senior Champs, There will be NO PRACTICE on Saturday, July 28th. Good luck swimmers at your championship meets!
Jul 17, 2012 - No practice Friday am, July 20th
No Friday morning practice this week, July 20th. All other practices will be available for the rest of the week/weekend.
Jul 14, 2012 - August Break: August 6-11
As summer season will be soon coming to a close with all of the championship meets, we wanted to send out the announcement of when we will be taking a break in August. We will be taking the week off...
Jul 9, 2012 - T-shirts, Tattoos and a Team Store...
Greetings ? I hope everyone had a good 4 th of July holiday and is enjoying their summer. It is hard to believe that the summer is nearing the half-way point. And in the world of swimming, that means ...
Jun 28, 2012 - No Practice on July 4th
NO PRACTICE FOR ALL GROUPS ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 4TH. WE WILL HAVE REGULAR PRACTICE ON THURSDAY MORNING, JULY 5TH FROM 7-9A FOR GREEN AND SENIOR GROUPS. HAVE A GREAT AND SAFE HOLIDAY!
Jun 26, 2012 - No Party Tonight
Due to the current and forecasted inclement weather, we will NOT be having the party tonight. We did not want to risk our families driving on the roads. We will reschedule and have a combined June/Jul...
Jun 15, 2012 - Practice Reminder
Good morning! Just a friendly reminder for practices this weekend: Tonight, Friday: 4:45 drylands, 5:15-7:00 swim Saturday am (new summer time): All green and senior - 8:30a Red and Blue - 10-11a
May 31, 2012 - Coach Mel inducted into the WPIAL Hall of Fame in Pennsylvania
Some of you may not know that our own Coach Mel was a world class swimmer in his competitive days. While still just 16, and between his junior and senior years in high school, he represented the USA w...
May 16, 2012 - Memorial Day Weekend Practices
Here is the Memorial Day weekend practice schedule, May 25-28: Friday: Normal practice times (4:45-7:00) Saturday: There is a local meet at Episcopal that we are encouraging everyone to go to, so NO...
May 14, 2012 - May Birthday Social
This month's birthday celebration will take place this Saturday, May 19, after practice: A Great time had by all today at the May Bash Lunch at Joe's crab shack with Dancing and a Happy Birthday ...
May 10, 2012 - Swim Camp at UNF June 11
SwimFASTER Camp coming to UNF Aquatic Center June 11 - June 14th. Underwater Video Analysis, Starts, Turns, All Strokes, Filming each swimmer above and below water. NFS swimmers who sign up for camp...
May 7, 2012 - Summer Season Update
Greetings - I hope that everyone enjoyed their ?off? weekend as it has been a busy, but rewarding, start to the long-course season for the NFS family. It started at the Bolles meet where we were ?sli...
May 5, 2012 - First Coast Kids Triathlon
Apr 20, 2012 - First Coast High School Swimming Pool Update
Hi NFS Families- Many of you are aware of the swimming pool situation at First Coast High School (home to many of our current and former swimmers) but in case you are not, please read the following le...
Apr 10, 2012 - April Birthday Beach Bash
Who: Everyone on NFS is invited, please RSVP on this form. What: April birthday celebration Where: Hanna Park, Parking Lot #9. Meet to the right of the beach access point. When: Sunday, April 22nd @ 1...
Mar 29, 2012 - March Birthdays
To all of our March birthday swimmers: We have not forgotten about you! We will be celebrating March birthdays on Saturday, March 31 after practice at the Chik Fil A in the Town Center. Practice is fr...
Mar 28, 2012 - Coaches Proud of Area 1 Competitors
Coaches Proud of Area 1 Performances! NFS Coach Reports from the Area 1 Championship meet show major improvements by NFS Swimmers of all ages! Senior swimmers had impressive time drops and breakthro...
Mar 27, 2012 - FREE!!! NFS TRI TEAM T's
Dear NFS Families, The First Coast Kid's Triathlon is just around the corner (Sunday April 29, 2012). This is a great event and an excellent opportunity for our NFS swimmers to show off their athle...
Mar 23, 2012 - Great Article on the 50 Freestyle
Please take a moment to show your swimmer this great article by 2 of the top swimmers in the world, Brett Hawke and Nathan Adrian: http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/usaswimming/splash_20120304/index.php...
Mar 19, 2012 - Meet Schedule for Spring/Summer/Fall
NFS Team 2012 Proposed Meet Schedule for Spring/Summer/Fall Team, below is the schedule for the upcoming months to help you with your planning. Where possible we have offered competitions close to hom...
Mar 16, 2012 - Timing Help Needed this Weekend (Area 1&4 Champs)
Dear NFS Families Attending the Meet this Weekend, Our friends from Bolles have kindly requested our help this weekend with timing. Let's send a message to all our colleagues and show them how grac...
Mar 8, 2012 - Florida Age Group Champs in Sarasota
Beginning tomorrow - Sunday, NFS swimmers will be competing in the Florida Swimming Age Group Championships. The followiing swimmers will be representing NFS: Jackson Bloom, Travis Bloom, Megan Brown,...
Mar 2, 2012 - Dropping Time, Adding Time and Plateaus: It's All Normal!
Hello Swimmers! In your races, do you sometimes drop time? Do you sometimes add time? Sometimes, do you stay around the same time? Guess what? You're perfectly NORMAL! Read more about it by CLI...
Feb 24, 2012 - Senior Championships In Orlando
NFS is being represented in Senior Championships in Orlando, FL beginning today through Sunday! Friday news and swims. Top 16 swim again tonight in finals: Mel Nash - 200 free(14th with 1:44.71 best...
Feb 24, 2012 - Championship Team T's
Hi everyone, As many of you know, it has become a tradition at NFS to honor each season's championship team with their own t-shirt, complete with a custom design and the team "roster" printed on the ...
Feb 22, 2012 - Spring Break - March 19 - 24
We shall be taking the week of March 19 - 24 (inclusive) off for Spring Break and there shall be no swim practice. We shall resume practice on March 26. We wish everyone a happy and safe Spring ...
Feb 9, 2012 - Practice on 2/10-11
Just a reminder that we will have normal practice on Friday and Saturday, February 10th and 11th. For those not swimming events in the Bolles meet on Friday (the longer events) or Saturday, we expect ...
Feb 7, 2012 - February Birthday Night
We will be celebrating February's birthdays on Thursday, February 16th at the pool during practice time. Please feel free to bring goodies and drinks to share!
Jan 26, 2012 - Meet Details/NO PRACTICE Monday
Here are some final details for our meet this weekend: WARMUPS: Friday night - 4:30pm for everyone signed up for Friday's Events (Event #s 1-14). Let me know if you are not sure if your swimmer is...
Jan 22, 2012 - Birthday Night / Team Dinner
Don't forget our first Birthday Night! JANUARY 24TH (TUESDAY) at our normal workout time. We will celebrate all of our January birthdays with a FUN workout! After practice, we will head over to Calif...
Jan 18, 2012 - Savannah Results
Savannah Results are now posted under "My Account, My Meet Results". Ribbons will be placed in folders today! We had a wonderful time at the meet! Lots of best times and great improvements in techni...
Jan 6, 2012 - January Update for Parents
Good Evening ? I promise that I won?t make this a habit - 1. because I am not that interesting and 2. I am not that good a writer - but I wanted to say a few things so thanks in advance for letting me...
Jan 2, 2012 - January Practice Changes
Attention: Workout changes in January due to UNF College meets There are several UNF meets coming up in the next few weeks. We will not miss any workout opportunities but we WILL be shifting our...
Dec 23, 2011 - Practice Next Week
Here are the times for practice next week(12/27-12/30): Monday: NO PRACTICE Tuesday: 2:30-4:30pm Wednesday-Friday: Normal Saturday: NO PRACTICE HAVE A GREAT HOLIDAY WEEKEND! -NFS COACHES
Dec 22, 2011 - All-First Coast Swimming
Congratulations are in order for the following high school swimmers who have made the 2011 ALL-FIRST COAST SWIMMING AND DIVING team: David Li, Brendan Johnson, Niko Stroh, Corinne Priest, Christi Rile...
Dec 15, 2011 - Holiday Party - Thursday, December 22, 2011
Greetings to all NFS Parents and Swimmers, We would like to celebrate the holiday season with a Team Party on Thursday, December 22 at the UNF Aquatic Center. The party will begin at 6:30pm (righ...
Dec 15, 2011 - Savannah Meet Info
Hello everyone! The Savannah meet information is now posted under the "Events, Savannah" page. Click on Meet Letter, which tells you some more information about the meet. The meet events will be up ...
Dec 14, 2011 - Stroke Clinic Tonight
To all swimmers, At tonight's practice, after drylands, we will meet in the classroom at 5:15. We will have a stroke lecture (breast and fly), followed by water instruction. Practice will end at the ...
Dec 9, 2011 - Jacksonville Indoor Invitational Swim Meet
Dearest NFS Families, With the Holiday Season upon us, we know that you have visions of family, friends, relaxation, and swim meets dancing around in your head. (...That's right, swim meets!). NFS ...
Dec 8, 2011 - Savannah Team Hotel
Here is some hotel information for the upcoming Savannah meet, January 13-15th. Reservations can be made starting tomorrow, December 9th Holiday Inn Express, 11325 Abercorn St. Savannah, GA 31419 ...
Dec 6, 2011 - Energy Drinks: USA Swimming article of the week
Here is a great, educational article from USA Swimming to share with your swimmers about energy drinks: http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?TabId=1&itemid=3996&mid=8712 -NFS Coaches
Dec 3, 2011 - Greetings to our NFS Families -
I hope everyone is well and enjoyed their Thanksgiving holiday. I just wanted to take a few minutes to update everyone on some recent changes to the Parent Board, make a few introductions and share a ...
Dec 2, 2011 - Senior Nationals!
USA Swimming Senior Nationals began yesterday in Atlanta, GA. Our own Corinne Priest will be swimming the 100 backstroke today, in her FIRST National level meet! You can watch the meet on www.usaswimm...
Dec 1, 2011 - Holiday Practice Schedule
Practice times for all groups during the holidays will remain the same. We will be off: December 24, 25, 26 December 31, January 1 Senior 2 group: Please talk to Coach Mel about morning practices. Hap...
Nov 24, 2011 - Turkey Meet Results
The YCF Turkey meet results are now up online. Congratulations to Jackson Bloom, 11-12 boys high point winner. Thank you to our officials for all of your time running the meet! In the spirit of sports...
Nov 14, 2011 - Thanksgiving Week Practice Schedule
Thanksgiving Practice Schedule - Week of November 21-26: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: NORMAL practice times Thursday: Gobble, Gobble! Happy Thanksgiving! Friday and Saturday : Green I, II and Senior 9...
Nov 8, 2011 - Friday, November 11th
Hello NFS Families! On Friday, November 11th, NFS will have practice. Here is the schedule: Green I, II and Senior: NO DRYLANDS, practice from 5:15-7:00pm The pool will be closed, but we will see y...
Nov 7, 2011 - Bolles Results
To all of the swimmers, parents, and siblings who attended the outdoor Bolles meet this past weekend, THANK YOU! We as coaches were very proud of all of the swimmers who came to the meet and gave 100...
Oct 31, 2011 - Congratulations, High School Swimmers
This past week, most of our swimmers in the senior group participated in their high school district meets. Some swam at Cecil Field, some at Episcopal High School, and some travelled to Tallahassee. ...
Oct 29, 2011 - Fall Fun Day
Let's celebrate the beginning of Fall Swim Season this Tuesday, November 1st! At 4:45pm, we will have fun drylands (games). Swim practices will remain at normal times. Costumes optional. Swim suit...
Oct 25, 2011 - Stroke Lecture on Saturday, October 29th
There is a UNF swim meet this Saturday, October 29th, however, we will still hold practice. Green I, II and Senior Groups will have a stroke lecture with Coach Mel from 9:15-9:45am. Meet in the class...
Oct 22, 2011 - YCF Turkey Meet Hotel Recommendation
The YCF Turkey Meet is just around the corner! There is a block of 10 rooms at the Courtyard Marriott (right next to the pool in Orlando) reserved for November 18th and 19th. Parents may call 888-2...
Oct 17, 2011 - Treasure Coast Results
Treasure Coast results are now posted on www.northfloridaswimming.com under the "My Account" tab. The meet went very well for our swimmers ... we are seeing great improvements with stroke technique, t...
Oct 13, 2011 - Highlights from Parent Meeting 08 October 2011
For those of you who could not make it, please click here for the highlights from the Parent Meeting. Thank you!
Oct 9, 2011 - Deck Pass
Swimmers and Parents! Deck Pass gives USA Swimming members a platform to track their best times, check their IMX scores and even earn digital patches for achievements such as meeting a specific time...
Sep 28, 2011 - Good luck, Sarah Gilbert!
Today is the 2nd day of competition for our own Sarah Gilbert in the Goodwill Games in Italy. To follow her results, click here: http://www.globalgames2011.it/wp/ We are proud of you, Sarah!!
Sep 27, 2011 - Episcopal Results
Episcopal Meet Results are now posted! The meet was held at Episcopal High School this past weekend and it was a great early season meet, with lots of best times posted! We are really seeing the tech...
Sep 22, 2011 - Treasure Coast Hotel Recommendation
The Treasure Coast Meet is just around the corner! Many of our families who attended this meet previously have said it is one of the most fun meets with a party-like atmosphere (...and fast swims, of...
Sep 19, 2011 - We Love Our Pool!
Even in the pouring down rain tonight, we were able to complete our normal practice length! After green's practice, a few brave swimmers went outside to play in the rain! Being indoors is a huge adva...
Sep 9, 2011 - Baker's Suit Fitting and Meet Sign Up Information
Baker?s Suit Fitting Our official Speedo supplier ? Baker?s Sporting Goods ? will be at the UNF pool Wednesday September 14 th and Thursday September 15 th from 4:00 PM ? 6:00 PM each day for te...
Sep 3, 2011 - Hotel for Winter Haven Swim Meet
We have a team discount with the Holiday Inn Winter Haven. Parents just have to say they are with the North Florida Swim Team and the get the room for $109/Night. This does include Complimentary Bre...
Aug 31, 2011 - Labor Day Weekend Practice Schedule
Practice will be available on Saturday, September 3rd. All groups will be off on Monday, September 5th. On Saturday, green and senior groups will BEGIN AT 9:00 am (normal workout length). RED AND BLUE...
Aug 22, 2011 - Open House & New Practice Schedule
Hope everyone had a nice break and is ready to get back in the pool. Today begins our Open House through Thursday, Aug. 25th. Thank you in advance for your help in welcoming our new families, answer...
Aug 13, 2011 - Car Wash for Sarah
THANK YOU to all that participated in today's car wash to raise money for Sarah Gilbert, our special olympian who is headed to compete in Italy next month. I am proud to report that we raised a total...
Aug 9, 2011 - No Practice Saturday and Next Week
Due to the car wash being held this Saturday, we will NOT have practice on Saturday, August 13th. And as a reminder, the team has summer break from Aug 15 - 20th. We will see you back on the pool d...
Aug 4, 2011 - Summer League Championships
Our NFS swimmers produced great results during the 2011 Summer League season. There were lots of incredible swims, time drops and good times. Top 5 Finishers from NFS include: Julian Smith (1st...
Aug 4, 2011 - Officials Clinic Offered
If you are interested in becoming an official, there is a meeting and training day set for August 20, 2011, in the Davis Gym at the Bolles School?s San Jose Campus at 10am. If you have questions abo...
Aug 3, 2011 - SwimFASTER Camp
Coach Mel is offerring a mini-camp that will take place at the UNF pool from Monday, August 8 through Thursday, August 11, from 1pm - 4pm. The cost of the camp for NFS swimmers is $295, $395 for no...
Jul 25, 2011 - Practice Canceled - 7/29-30
Swim practice for Friday, July 29th and Saturday, July 30th have been canceled as many of our swimmers will be swimming at River City Championships. Good luck to those participating!!!
Jul 19, 2011 - Summer 2011 FLAGS
Congratulations to the 15 swimmers that participated in this year's Long Course Florida Swimming Age Group Championships. With only 15 swimmers, NFS finished in 12th place out of 50 teams! Great job...
Jun 30, 2011 - Championship Party
Please join us on Thursday, July 7th at 6:00 at Tony D's for our championship send off party. All are welcome to attend, so please sign up under Events so we know how many will be attending. We will...
Jun 28, 2011 - More Practice Changes
As Coach Mel settles in at NFS, he would like to make some slight changes to the practice schedule based on his experience over the past several weeks. Additionally, we have some upcoming closures fo...
Jun 21, 2011 - URGENT: PRACTICE CANCELLED TONIGHT
Due to the smoke in the area, Coach Mel has decided to cancel practice tonight, Tuesday June 21st. He just came from the pool where he cancelled a series of lessons because of the heavy smoke. See y...
Jun 14, 2011 - Jubilant Julington Creek Meet
Congratulations to our swimmers that swam in our last 2 meets - Julington Creek and Trinity Prep. CLICK HERE to read all about it! Good luck to those swimmers participating in the meet in Orlando ...
Jun 14, 2011 - New Summer Schedule
Here is the summer schedule: Summer Schedule (begins June 13, 2011) NO PRACTICE ON THURSDAY EVENINGS Group Days Offered Times # Recommended Red Group T,W,Th 6:00 - 8:00am 1 per week ...
Jun 13, 2011 - Long Course Practices Announced
Beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, June 14th, NFS will have morning long course practice every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 6:00 - 8:00am. Hope to see you there!
May 25, 2011 - Awesome Amberjax Meet
Awards Wednesday TODAY Awesome Amberjax There were many standout swims that contributed to NFS?s great result at the Midnight Madness meet. The theme of the meet seemed to be: ?How Low Can You Go??,...
May 25, 2011 - More Practice Schedule Changes
As you may have noticed, the pool will actually be closed this Saturday - Monday for Memorial; therefore, no practice on Saturday the 28th or Monday the 30th. Additionally, we will not have practice...
May 17, 2011 - May Practice Schedule Changes
Due to the swim meet this weekend, we will not have practice on Saturday. Additionally, the pool is closed on May 30th for Memorial Day, so no practice that Monday. Good luck to the 35 swimmers compe...
May 12, 2011 - On Deck for Parents
For all you iPhone users, Team Unify has an app just for you - ON DECK for PARENTS. Download this free application from your iTunes account. It gives you access to all the same information on the we...
May 11, 2011 - NFS Divides and Conquers
May 9, 2011 - Meets Added
By now you have received the information regarding the two new meets we have added - one in town, one out of town! The Julington Creek meet will be a fun meet that Coach Mel will be using as a work o...
May 7, 2011 - Coach Mel Starts May 23rd
We are pleased to announce that Mel Nash will begin with the team on Monday, May 23rd as our new Head Coach. Coach Dave will remain with the team until June 24th to ensure a smooth transition. Plea...
May 4, 2011 - No Practice this Friday & Saturday
Due to the swim meets at Treasure Coast and Bolles this weekend, there will not be practice Friday May 6th or Saturday May 7th. Good luck swimmers! GO NFS!
Apr 25, 2011 - NFS Announces New Head Coach
Hello NFS swimmers and parents. We have a new member to our NFS swim family. We are very excited to Welcome Coach Mel Nash who agreed today to be our new head coach and successor to Coach Dave wh...
Apr 18, 2011 - Winter Haven was....HEAVEN
Great job for our swimmers that competed this past weekend in Winter Haven. We competed against 3 International teams and 15 Florida teams and brought home the 3rd Place trophy. CLICK HERE to rea...
Apr 13, 2011 - Dominating Decathletes
What a great way to start the long course season at Episcopal's Decathlon. Congratulations to all the swimmers who participated. Please CLICK HERE to read all about it! Good luck to those swimmers ...
Mar 22, 2011 - Good Luck, ALL STARS!
Good luck to our All Stars that will be swimming this weekend at the All Star meet featuring the best swimmers from Florida Swimming against the best swimmers of Florida Gulf Coast. Congratulations t...
Feb 23, 2011 - WOW, What a Finish
NFS had a strong showing at last weekend's Florida Swimming Age Group Championships (FLAGS). We placed 15th overall out of about 50 teams and a good number of teams that finished behind NFS had many...
Feb 15, 2011 - Award Wednesday, February 16th
Join Coach Justin on deck at about 5:10 this Wednesday for awards from our last meet! Come help recognize all the wonderful swims!
Feb 11, 2011 - The Month of March
Coach Dave has decided to remove the Area 4 Champs meet on March 11-13th from our meet schedule. Instead, he would like to take the month of March and concentrate on teaching. Additionally, he has d...
Feb 3, 2011 - Championship Party
All Swimmers are invited to attend the Championship Send Off Party on Sunday, February 13th from 1:00 - 3:00 at Tony D's right off Baymeadows and 9A. Please look under Events for further details and ...
Feb 3, 2011 - Championship Team Tees
The 2010-2011 Short Course Championship T-shirts are in the final design stages and will be available for team members at the "send-off" party. If you have a son or daughter with Championship cuts o...
Feb 3, 2011 - 3rd Annual First Coast Kids Triathlon
The 3 rd Annual First Coast Kids Triathlon is going to be held on April 30 th / May 1 st this year at UNF (our stomping grounds!). (If it is like last year, on April 30 th you pick up the Race P...
Jan 25, 2011 - THIS SUNDAY - Video Clinic Offered
We are pleased to offer a unique opportunity to our swimmers. This Sunday, January 30th, Christine Woodruff, our dry land coach, will be conducting individual video sessions at a significant discount...
Jan 24, 2011 - Scintillating Savannah
We had a fantastic showing in Savannah. With just 35 swimmers, North Florida Swimming placed 4th overall, competing against teams from Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. Congratu...
Jan 10, 2011 - Long Course Schedule Announced
Please note that these meets have been added to our meet schedule: Short Course March 12 - 13 - Area Champs at Episcopal, Jacksonville (no A times) March 26 - 27 - All Stars - Ft. Pierce (qualifying ...
Jan 10, 2011 - Automated Payments
We are exploring some options that will allow members to charge their monthly fees to a credit card or automatically debit from a checking account. There may be a small fee to do so that would be pa...
Jan 10, 2011 - Practice Schedule Changes
Please note, due to swim meets and holidays, we will NOT have practice on the following days: Saturday, January 15th - due to Savannah meet Monday, January 17th - due to Martin Luther King day Friday...
Jan 4, 2011 - Short Course Season Summary
North Florida Swimming has had a great short course season with 19 swimmers already attaining championship time standards. We still have two meets before championships, so swim fast! We also have m...
Jan 4, 2011 - JO Hotel Info
Hi - we have arranged a block of 10 rooms (2 queen beds each) at the Clearwater/US 19 N Holiday Inn Express CLEARWATER/US 19 N 2580 GULF TO BAY BLVD CLEARWATER, FL 33765 Front Desk: (727) 797-6...
Jan 4, 2011 - REMINDER - NO PRACTICE JAN 5th
Just a reminder that NFS will NOT have practice on Wednesday, January 5th due to a UNF swim meet.
Dec 22, 2010 - Savannah Hotel Information
Hi - For those of you going to the Savannah meet, the team has reserved a block of rooms at the Marriott Savannah Midtown Courtyard. The rate is $99 per night and includes the FULL breakfast buffet. W...
Dec 14, 2010 - Practice - Saturday December 18th
Since NFS will have the entire pool to themselves on Saturday, Coach Dave would like ALL swimmers to be there at 9am. The early group will go until 10am and the late group will go until 11am. Thanks ...
Dec 14, 2010 - Rewards & Recognition
Please join us for Award Friday on December 17 from 5:10PM to 5:20PM in the aquatic center classroom. We will be handing out ribbons and medals from the Turkey Meet, SC Meet and B Champs meet. P...
Dec 5, 2010 - Carolina Classic
Awesome job by our small squad at the Carolina Classic meet. At the start of Sunday's session we were in 7th place with only 12 swimmers. I'm very proud of them all, and hopefully we'll make this trip...
Nov 30, 2010 - Holiday Practice Schedule
For the month of December and into early January, we will have regular practice with the exception of the following: Wednesday December 15th - No Practice due to pool maintenance Wednesday December 22...
Nov 24, 2010 - Thanksgiving Practice
There will be no practice tomorrow, but we will have practice on Friday and Saturday from 9:00 - 11:00. Have a Happy Thanksgiving!
Nov 10, 2010 - No Practice - Veterans Day
The UNF Aquatics Center will be closed in observance of Veteran's Day, therefore we will NOT have practice tomorrow, November 11th. Thank you to the men and women that serve our country and defend our...
Nov 9, 2010 - Rewards, Recognition, Rah! Rah! Rah!
Please join us for our first of many Award Fridays. The Friday following a swim meet, we will be presenting the awards to our swimmers and highlighting the team's performance. We shall have a bri...
Nov 8, 2010 - Dryland Update
Effective Tuesday, November 9, 2010 we shall be restricting dryland (Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:45PM ? 5:15PM) to those swimmers 11 years of age and up . We are doing this for a few reasons. The firs...
Oct 31, 2010 - Meet Results & Information
NFS is off to a great start in the short course season. We had about 30 swimmers attend the meet in Cocoa Beach and twice as many attend the Episcopal meet. Please click here for further informa...
Oct 29, 2010 - NO PRACTICE NOV 6th
Due to the Bolles meet, we will not be having practice on Saturday, November 6th. See you at the meet. GO NFS!!!!
Oct 20, 2010 - NO PRACTICE SAT OCT 23rd
Since most of the team will be swimming at the Episcopal meet this weekend, we will not have practice on Saturday morning. See you at the meet. Swim fast NFS!!!!!
Oct 6, 2010 - Dry-Land Returns
Dry-land returns for the Green and Senior groups next Tuesday, October 12th from 4:45 - 5:15. Please join us for this additional training conducted by Christine Woodruff, a new resource added to the ...
Oct 6, 2010 - Practice Change - This Saturday
The University of North Florida has an event starting at 10:00 at the pool THIS SATURDAY, therefore the ALL GROUPS will be practicing from 8:00 - 9:30. Thanks!
Sep 29, 2010 - Apparel News
1. Any NFS swimmer that was a member of the team last year and did not received the swim bag, please email Cindy Skigen clskigen@hotmail.com or Allyson See allysonsee@yahoo.com to let them know...
Sep 29, 2010 - Hotel Accomodations
We have arranged for a block of rooms for our meet in Orlando, November 19 - 21st for $79/night. Please see the hotel accommodations tab under Events. Make your reservations now.
Sep 20, 2010 - No Practice - Saturday Sept 25th
Due to the swim meet in Cocoa Beach this weekend, we will not have practice on Saturday, September 25th. As a reminder, tonight and tomorrow night we will be hosting a parent meeting from 5:15 - 5...
Sep 14, 2010 - Team Meeting & Fitting
Parents: Please join us on Monday, September 20th OR Tuesday, September 21st for a parent meeting, swim suit fitting and apparel sale. We will be meeting in the grassy area immediately behind the poo...
Aug 14, 2010 - Another Successful Banquet
For those of you that did not attend last night's banquet, you missed a great time. About 90 parents and swimmers joined us at Dolphin Plaza in Hanna Park to celebrate the wonderful season we had. ...
Jul 29, 2010 - No Practice July 31th
Just got word that University of North Florida is hosting a speical olympics swim meet this Saturday, so we will not be having practice. Thanks!
Jul 29, 2010 - Sensational Sarah Gilbert
Our very own Sarah Gilbert competed in the 2010 Special Needs Swimming National Championships in Orlando, FL. She had a fantastic meet! Please click here to read more and see Sarah with all her ...
Jul 20, 2010 - Junior Olympics...Just Outstanding
What a great way to finish long course season - with a 14th place finish among the teams in Florida Swimming. Click here to read how the team did.