The practice schedule changes for tomorrow and Saturday

This is the MAC News for Thursday, October 18th. 

I will be running a lot tomorrow morning so I'll try to provide as much of tomorrow's news here as possible. 

The practice schedule changes for tomorrow and Saturday are as follows:   tomorrow, Senior Red and Black will train from 5:15-7:30 am (7:00-7:30 will be drylands).  Age Groups I and II will train from 10:00-12:00 in the bubble.  There will be no afternoon practice for any of these groups.  Senior White practice tomorrow will be normal.  On Saturday, there will be no practice in the morning for those swimmers attending the Quad Meet in the afternoon.  Those swimmers in Senior Red and Black not attending the Quad Meet will swim from 9:00-10:30 in the bubble.  All other practices on Saturday will be normal. 

Warm-ups for the Quad meet on Saturday begin at 12:30 at the McDonogh School (see Wednesday's news for directions).  The meet starts at 1:30.  Remember, our team is required to provide timers for one lane.  Please be willing and able to help out if asked to time! 

Have you paid your first trimester dues or made your 2nd payment if you are on the payment plan yet?  If not, these fees are due immediately.  Any questions about your dues should be directed to Fred Manning at  Remember, MAC is a volunteer run organization and we appreciate your help in paying promptly. 

If your child is a returning MAC swimmer, don't forget to complete the 2008 USA Swimming registration form (extra copies are available in the file marked "Blank Registration Forms") and return it, along with a $64 check made payable to "MAC", to the Membership file no later than Friday, November 2nd.  The current registration will expire on December 31st and your child will not be allowed to practice or compete unless their registration is current.  If your child is not planning to continue after December 31st, please check the appropriate box on the handout attached to the form and return the handout to the "Membership" file.  If you have any questions, contact Ed Goundry at   

Remember, entries and fees for the HARY Harvestfest ( and the GBSA Thanksgiving Swimfest ( are due to the meet entry folder by 10:00 am Saturday. 

The practice schedule for today is normal - Senior Red and Black from 4:00-6:15, Senior White from 5:45-8:00, Age Group II from 6:00-8:00, and Senior Prep and Masters from 8:00-9:00 all in the bubble.  Novice I will be in the indoor pool from 5:30-6:30 and Novice II and III will be there as well from 6:30-7:30.  There is no practice today for Age Group I.