TODAY is the deadline to RSVP to the Welcome Back Pool .....

Today is Tuesday, September 9th.  Here are the announcements for today. 

TODAY is the deadline to RSVP to the Welcome Back Pool and Pizza Party for all swimmers and their families to be held on Sunday from 5:30-8:00 pm at the outdoor pool.  Please e-mail Deb Reynolds at dndreynolds@verizon.netif you plan to attend so that we may order an appropriate amount of pizza and Rita's and so that Hood will have the proper number of guards scheduled.  Remember, if your last name begins with A-L, please bring a snack or side dish to share; last names beginning with M-Z should bring drinks to share. 

TOMOROW is the deadline for 2 things - first, if you are interested in obtaining a parking pass for the Chapel lot, please e-mail Fred Manning at by tomorrow.  This is the only place on campus MAC families may park and you MUST have a pass to do so.  Second, entries for the ASC Freestyle meet (, Oct. 3-5 in Annapolis are due by 6:00 pm tomorrow.  If you are unsure whether your child should attend this meet, please speak to your child's coach. 

FRIDAY is the last day for new families to e-mail our registration chairman, Ed Goundry (, and let him know if you plan to stay with the team or withdraw for the trimester. 

Don't forget to put Saturday, September 20th on your calendar.  We will be raising the bubble that day and will need everyone's help.  More information to follow soon. 

The Annual Maryland Swimming Officials Clinic will take place on Sunday, September 21st from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm at UMBC.  This is a must for all current officials to maintain their eligibility and is also the place to be if you are interested in becoming an official.  Everyone should plan to be in attendance at 8:00 am.  There  will be separate break out sessions for each level of official as in years past but there will be changes to the program.  More information will be available soon on the Maryland Swimming website, 

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 outdoor pool.  Novice I will be in the indoor pool from 4:30-5:30, Novice II will be there as well from 5:30-6:30, and Novice III will also be in the indoor pool from 6:30-7:30.  There is no practice today for Age Group I.