Don't forget, there are practice schedule changes for this week.....

This is the MAC News for Monday, November 24th. 

Don't forget, there are practice schedule changes for this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday.   On Wednesday and Friday, Senior Red and Black will swim from 6:45-9:00 am, Senior White and Age Group II will swim from 9:00-10:30 am, and Age Group I will swim from 4:30-6:15 pm all in the bubble.  There is no practice for any group on Thursday.  The practice schedule will return to normal on Saturday. 

Entries for the GTAC/MAC Winter Frolics meet ( are due to the meet entry folder by 12:00 noon on SATURDAY.  All MAC swimmers are eligible to attend, regardless of the time standards.  Senior Red and Black swimmers are strongly encouraged to swim at least one event during the Sunday session.  Fees are as follows:  Friday only = $8, just Saturday or Sunday = $17, Saturday and Sunday = $30, and all three days = $35.  If you have questions as to whether your child should attend this meet, please speak to your child's coach.  

This year MAC will be placing an order for custom team caps in both silicone and latex.  These are the traditional black MAC caps that are worn at the meets with the MAC logo, however, you may add your swimmer's name or nickname to the cap.  To place an order, you must order a minimum of two caps per name per material.  If you want to order a cap with John and a cap with Smith, you must order a minimum of two of each name.  The price per latex cap is $6.50 ($13.00 for two) or $12.75 per silicone cap ($25.50 for two).  Please place your orders, together with a check made payable to MAC and the name to be printed on the cap printed NEATLY in capital letters, in the JAMES folder no later than SATURDAY at 10:30 am.  Should you have any questions, please contact Toni James at  We must be ordering at least 25 silicone caps and/or at least 50 latex caps to place our order.  We only do this once a year so please order what you will need for the entire year. 

SUNDAY will be the last day to contact Renee Hyrkas ( if you are interested in purchasing Marriott SCRIP cards.  Renee is also running a "sale" on 5 $100 Superfresh SCRIP cards we have in our inventory.  These are being offered at $90 each.  The cards are accepted at Superfresh, A&P, Waldbaums, The Food Emporium, Farmers Jack, Sav a Center, and Food Basics.  They may be traded in at any of the stores for smaller increments which make nice stocking stuffers or gifts.  Please contact Renee if you are interested or have any questions regarding these cards. 

There will be some practice schedule changes for Seniors Red, Black, and White and Age Group II for the two weeks preceding the NBAC Christmas Invitational and the GTAC/MAC Winter Frolics meet.  The changes are as follows:

Senior Red and Black
Monday-Friday  December    1    thru    5  4:00-5:30pm
Saturday          December    6                  7:30-9:00am
Monday            December    8                  4:00-5:30pm
Tuesday           December    9                  4:00-5:15pm
Wednesday      December    10                4:00-5:15pm
Thursday          December    11                4:00-5:00pm
Monday            December    15                No Practice
Age Group II
Monday-Tuesday  December 1-2             5:30-7:15pm
Thursday-Friday    December 4-5             5:30-7:15pm
Saturday              December 6                9:00-10:30am
Monday-Tuesday  December 8-9             5:30-7:00pm
Thursday              December 11               5:30-7:00pm      *  Swimmers attending NBAC 5:30-6:30pm
Friday                  December 12               5:30-7:00pm
Saturday              December 13               9:00-10:30am

Monday                December 15               No Practice for swimmers who attended the NBAC Meet! 

Senior White

Dec. 1
NBAC: 5:30-7:00
Winter Frolics: 5:30-7:30 with drylands
Dec. 2
NBAC: 5:30-7:00
Winter Frolics: 5:30-7:30 with drylands
Dec. 3
NBAC: practice with Senior Black.
Winter Frolics: Off
Dec. 4
NBAC: 5:30-7:00
Winter Frolics: 5:30-7:30 with drylands
Dec. 5
NBAC: 5:30-6:45
Winter Frolics: 5:30-7:30 with drylands
Dec. 6
NBAC: 9:00-10:15
Winter Frolics: 9:00-10:30
Dec. 8
NBAC: 5:30-6:30
Winter Frolics: 5:30-7:00
Dec. 9
NBAC: 5:30-6:30
Winter Frolics: 5:30-7:00
Dec. 10
NBAC: practice with Senior Black
Dec. 11
NBAC: 5:30-6:15
Winter Frolics: 5:30-7:00

Dec. 12-15 is TBA. 

The practice schedule for today is normal - Senior Red and Black from 4:00-6:30, 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.  Age Group I will be in the indoor pool from 4:30-6:15.  There is no practice today for Novice.