The revised schedule

This is the MAC News for Thursday, November 8th. 

Don't forget, if your swimmer is attending the HARY meet this weekend, there have been some schedule changes.  The revised schedule is as follows: 

Combine sessions 1 & 2: 
Sessions 1 & 2 combined:  Warm-ups @ 8:00 am     Start @ 9:00 am   
Session 3:                         Warm-ups @ 1:45 pm     Start @ 2:30 pm    
Combine sessions 4 & 5: 
Sessions 4 & 5 combined:  Warm-ups @ 8:00 am     Start @ 9:00 am  
Session 6:                         Warm-ups @ 12:45 pm   Start @ 1:30 pm    

The deadline for entries and payment for the NBAC Christmas Invitational is Monday, November 12th.  Please notify Curt Southern ( if your swimmer will be unable to participate so that we may fill the slot with an alternate.  In addition, T-shirt sizes for each participant should be e-mailed to Helene Williams at dandhwilliams@aol.comby Monday. 

For those of you who do not yet have hotel accomodations for the Christmas meet, here is a recap of the blocks of rooms reserved by our team for Dec. 6-9.  These rooms will be released back to the public on or about November 15th, so make your reservations now!  

Springhill Suites - Admiral Cochrane Drive, Annapolis

King with a pullout sofa               $119     

code - MACMACK           1-888-287-9400

Best Western – Riva Road, Annapolis
Double                                      $79.99              1-888-333-7959 
Courtyard – Admiral Cochrane Drive, Annapolis

King or 2 queens                        $109.00             1-800-321-2211  

code - Monocacy Aquatics 

Please be aware that  our club also has these hotels reserved for the State Meet Feb. 27- March 2nd.  Families may make reservations now.  

We're down to about 12 families who have yet to turn in their swimmer's 2008 USA Swimming Registration and payment ($64 made payable to MAC).  If you have not completed this process yet, please do so today so we may get the entire team reregistered at one time.  If your child is planning to stop swimming at the end of December, please let Ed Goundry know (  For those of you who took care of this on time, WE THANK YOU!!! 

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.  Seniors will have morning practice tomorrow from 5:15-6:30.