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SCSC Weekly Chlorine - Week of 5/01/2011

Schedule for Week of 5/2/11
National(International)
MWF Swim 5:30-6:30 or 7:00am
Mon-Fri Swim 3:30-5:30pm
Mon-Fri Dryland
Sat 6:00-8:30am + Swim-a-thon until 10:00am
Gold(International)
TThF Swim 5:30-6:30am
Mon-Fri Swim 3:30-5:30pm
Mon-Thu Dryland
Sat 6:00-8:30am + Swim-a-thon until 10:00am
Silver(International)
Mon-Fri Swim 3:30-5:30pm
M-Th Dryland 5:30-6:15pm
Sat 6:00-8:30am/Swim-a-thon
Blue Bell (boys and girls) (International)
MWF Dryland 5-5:30pm
Mon-Fri Swim 5:30-7:30pm
Sat Swim-a-thon! 8:00-10:00am
Yellow Bell(International)
Session 1: Mon-Fri Swim 4:30-6:00pm
Session 2: Mon-Fri Swim 6:00-7:30pm
Sat Swim-a-thon! 8:00-10:00am
White Bell
Mon Bead Ceremony 5:30-6:30pm (International)
Tue-Fri 5:00-6:00pm (International)
Tue-Thur (NO FRI) 6:00-7:00pm (Saratoga)
Sat Swim-a-thon! 8:00-10:00am (International)
Junior Bell
Mon-Thur (NO FRI) 6:00-7:00pm (Saratoga)
MWF 4:00-5:00pm (Wilson)
Saturday Swim-a-thon! 9:00-10:00am (International)
Bronze (formerly Junior Bell 3)
Friday 6:00-7:15pm (Saratoga)
Saturday Swim-a-thon! 9:00-10:00am (International)

Upcoming Events
5/5: deadline to enter WAVE meet https://ome.swimconnection.com/ome/meets/498
5/7: Swim-a-thon!
5/14-15: SLUG C/B/A+ @ Santa Cruz
5/14-15: WAVE meet @ Morgan Hill
5/17: New Parent Meeting 5:30pm
5/19: deadline to enter Monterey/Age Group Open https://ome.swimconnection.com/ome/meets/431
5/20-21: CCS Champs @ SCSC (high school)
5/22: SCSC Walk-On @ SCSC (high school students only)
5/27-30: Monterey/Age Group Open @ Salinas
6/1: deadline to enter SJA meet @ San Jose https://ome.swimconnection.com/ome/meets/490
6/11-12: SJA C/B/A+ @ San Jose
6/9-12: Southwest Invite @ Tucson, AZ (Gold/Nat’l)
6/16-19: 44th International Swim Meet @ SCSC (qualifiers only) Housing Applications are now being accepted!
6/25-26: Valley Splash C/B/A+ @ San Jose
7/1-3: Napa/Age Group Open @ NapaCANCELED!!!
7/7-10: JO’s @ WEST (qualifiers only)
7/17: Almaden Relays
7/20-24: Sectionals @ Clovis, CA (qualifiers only)
7/27-31: Far Westerns @ Concord (qualifiers only)
8/2-6: Nationals @ Stanford (qualifiers only)
8/3-5: NACCs (qualifiers only) @ Mexico
8/8-12: Junior Nationals @ Stanford (qualifiers only)
8/9-13: Western Zones (qualifiers only) @ Clovis

Swim-a-thon
It’s that time you’ve all been waiting for for... the Swim-a-thon is here! Make sure you get your pledges in and get ready to do a LOT of swimming this Saturday! National and Gold swimmers will swim from 6:00-8:30. Blue, Yellow and White Bells will swim from 8:00-10:00am. Junior Bells will swim from 9:00-10:00am. Read more about it here: http://www.teamunify.com/NewsShow.jsp?returnPage=/News.jsp&id=104942&team=pcscsc

New Parent Meeting
A new parent orientation will be held at 5:30pm in the team room on May 17th. Please RSVP to Jaime Benesas space is limited. This meeting is open to all parents of Junior Bell swimmers and up.

Quarterly Newsletter
Check out the new look for our quarterly newsletter, Making Waves!
http://www.teamunify.com/pcscsc/UserFiles/File/Making%20WavesAprill.pdf

Wednesday Winner
Congratulations to Yukari Franzwa as this week’s winner of 15% off dues for June!

Team Store
Come check out the SCSC Team Store for your team apparel and equipment needs. The store is open Monday, Tuesday and Friday 4:30-6:00pm.

  • New 2011 royal blue sweatshirts and sweatpants have arrived in the Team Store.  Get them while sizes are available, and show off your SCSC pride!

  • Prices of past season sweatshirts and sweatpants have been marked down.  Limited sizes remain at great prices!

  • SCSC silicon caps have been restocked.


National/Gold
Please make yourselves available to help count for our Swim-a-thon this Saturday after normal practice. If you need volunteer/community service hours, this is a perfect way to get them done!

Silver
Swim-a-thon is this Saturday!!!

Blue Bells - boys
Swim-a-thon is this Saturday!!! We will be swimming from 8:00-10:00am! Also, don’t forget to sign up for the Blue Group camping trip!

Blue Bells - girls
Swim-a-thon is this Saturday!!! We will be swimming from 8:00-10:00am! Ladies!!! If you want to be successful in long course swim meets you have to attend dryland (M-W-F 5:00-5:30pm) and Saturday practices (7:00-9:00am!) See you there!

Yellow Bells
Swim-a-thon is this Saturday!!! Who’s going to win the private lesson with Coach Steve and Coach Carlene??? They’ll be IN THE WATER with you! This week also marks the beginning of May, so here is your new warm up for the month of May, study hard!
New Warm Up for the Month of May
Everyone starts with a 200 free
Yellow Bell 1
3 rounds, 1 round each fly, back, breast:
6x25 @ :40
    2x stroke drill #1
    2x stroke drill #2
    2x swim
2x50 swim @ 1:10
150 free
    50 free drill #1
    50 free drill #2
    50 free swim
Yellow Bell 2
3 rounds, 1 round each fly, back, breast:
6x25 @ :45
    2x stroke drill #1
    2x stroke drill #2
    2x swim
1x50 swim @ 1:30
100 free
    25 free drill #1
    25 free drill #2
    50 free swim
Drills:
Fly drill #1: underwater recovery
Fly drill #2: 3-3-3
Back drill #1: 6 kick switch
Back drill #2: 6-3-6 (6 kick switch switch with 3 strokes between)
Breast drill #1: breaststroke hands with flutter kick
Breast drill #2: 1 pull, double kick
Free drill #1: 6-3-6 (6 kick switch switch with 3 strokes between)
Free drill #2: 3 second pause

White Bells
Swim-a-thon is this Saturday!!! We will be swimming from 8:00-10:00am! Monday we have our Bead Ceremony at the ISC from 5:30-6:30pm. There will be no practice on that day (Monday, May 2nd) at either ISC or Harker Saratoga. If you would like to eat pizza, please bring $3 per person. Also, there is a blackout day at Harker Saratoga Friday, May 6th.

Junior Bells
Swim-a-thon is this Saturday!!! We will be swimming from 9:00-10:00am! Also, there is a blackout day at Harker Saratoga Friday, May 6th.Junior Bell groups can make this practice up any day the following week.

Thanks for reading! If you have any questions regarding this email, please contact ctakaki@santaclaraswimclub.organd I will be happy to answer your questions and/or direct you to the right person!