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SASO Meet Entries Due Today!
Today is the last day to turn in SASO Meet entries.  All paper entries need to be turned in at the pool to the manila folder by tonight at 7:30pm. The SASO Invite Meet will be held  Sunday, June 4th at the Solano College.
 
 
 
UPCOMING EVENTS:
 
GET YOUR TICKETS for SANTA CLARA ARENA PRO SWIM SERIES  
This Saturday June 3rd we will be take a team trip to see the Santa Clara Arena Pro Swim Series Meet.  Get your tickets and come watch our Olympians swim at the Santa Clara Arena Pro Series at the George F. Haines International Swim Center in Santa Clara, CA.
THIS YEARS SWIMMER LINE UP: Many of the United States’ top swimmers – including several Bay Area Olympic medalists – will be in action at this week’s Santa Clara Arena Pro Swim Series. Olympic champions Nathan Adrian (Bremerton, Wash./California Aquatics), Anthony Ervin (Valencia, Calif./SwimMAC Carolina), Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md./Stanford Swimming), Simone Manuel (Sugar Land, Texas/Stanford Swimming) and Ryan Murphy (Jacksonville, Fla./California Aquatics) are expected to highlight the field for the June 1-4 event at Santa Clara’s legendary George F. Haines International Swim Center. Among the additional Team USA Olympians slated to swim include men’s individual medalists Conor Dwyer (Winnetka, Ill./Trojan Swim Club), Matt Grevers (Lake Forest, Ill./Tucson Ford Dealers Aquatic),Cullen Jones (Irvington, N.J./Wolfpack Elite), Chase Kalisz (Bel Aid, Md./North Baltimore Aquatic Club) and Josh Prenot (Santa Maria, Calif./California Aquatics). On the women’s side, Cal standout Kathleen Baker (Winston-Salem, N.C./SwimMAC Carolina) and Elizabeth Beisel (Saunderstown, R.I./Bluefish Swim Club) are individual medalists expected to compete.  The four-day meet opens Thursday, June 1, with a 5 p.m. PDT timed-final, distance freestyle session and continues through Sunday, June 4, with daily prelims at 9 a.m. PDT followed by finals at 5 p.m. Single- and all-session tickets are on  sale now online.
LOCATION: Held at the George F. Haines International Swim Center
TIME: The prelims session will start at 9am and the finals session will start at 5pm
TICKETS: Tickets are on sale now online CLICK HERE TO BUY YOUR TICKETS
All Session Pass - $35
Prelims Pass (Morning Session) - $5
Finals Pass (Afternoon Session) - $15
Special Youth Pricing (Under 13) - $12 per finals session
CARPOOL & RIDES: Parking is $10 per day. We recommend carpooling with other families and friends.  If you have a swimmer that is interested in attending and needs a ride please contact Coach Jennifer and she will assist. Please remember all children need parent/adult supervision, the coaches are not responsible for your children at this event.


 
 
 
SENIOR & JUNIOR GROUP – FIRST DAY OF SUMMER LC MORNING PRACTICE
The first day of Summer long course morning practice for the Senior and Junior Group will be Monday, June 12th. Summer mornings will be held from 6:45-9am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. Morning practice will continue through Wednesday, July 19th.
 
 
 
 
SENIOR and JUNIOR GROUP MANDATORY PARENT MEETING – Wed June 14th
On Wednesday June 14th Coach Jennifer will be having Mandatory Parent Meetings with both her Senior and Junior Group. This is a mandatory meeting for both the parents and swimmers. The Senior Parent Meeting will be from 5-6pm and the Junior Group Parent Meeting will be from 6-7pm.
Wed June 14th Parent Meeting Times:
Senior Group Parent Meeting 5-6pm
SR Group swimmers will swim from 3:30-4:45 & then join parent meeting from 5-6pm
Junior Group Parent Meeting 6-7pm
JR Group swimmers will join parent meeting from 6-7pm then swim afterwards from 7-7:30pm.
Important Topics:
Group Expectations
Attendance Expectation to Practice and Meets
Tardiness Problem (SR Group)
Travel Meet Expectations & Requirements
Arizona Travel Meet (Feb 2018)
Practice Time Change for Fall 2017
Contracts for SR Groupers
 
 
 
 
 
PARENTS – COME JOIN OUR NEW VJO MASTERS SWIM GROUP
Interested in getting in a good swim workout in or learning how to swim more effectively? Come join our NEW VJO Masters Swim Group on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:15-7:15pm.
WORKOUT TIME: Tuesday & Thursdays 6:15-7:15pm
COST: $30/ month for New VJO Masters
            $10 drop-in fee
            $15/ month for current VJO Masters
USMS REG: Adults must be registered with US Masters Swimming to participate
COST for MAY:  FREE!There will be no cost for the month of May. Please come try our new Masters Workout Group out. A small donation to VJO would be much appreciated. Thanks!
COACH: Your in the water coach will be Chigusa Kanzan, one of our great VJO Coaches. 
 
 
 
UPCOMING MEETS:
 
SASO LONG COURSE INVITE – June 4th
The SASO Long Course Invit Meet entries are DUE TODAY.  This will be a team entry meet, so all paper entries will need to be turned in at the pool to the manila folder by tonight at 7:30pm. Online entries will not be available for this meet. This will be a quick one day long course meet held at the Solano College Pool.  They will be keeping this SASO Meet MUCH SMALLER than the last one. Our team will be bring the team canopies, so there will be lots of shade.
LOCATION: Solano Community College (4000 Suisun Valley Road Fairfield, CA 94534)
TIME: Please arrive at 8:45am. Warm-ups will begin at 9:00am and meet will begin at 10:00 AM.
 
 
 
NAPA VALLEY LONG COURSE C/B/A MEET – June 24-25
The NVST Meet has filled and is CLOSED for entries. The Napa Valley Swim Team Long Course C/B/A+ Meet will be held on June 24 & 25 at the Napa Valley College. This is our team meet for the month of June.
LOCATION: Napa Valley College – 2277 NAPA VALLEJO HWY, NAPA, CA 94558
TIME: Arrive at 7:15am. We will get in as a team to warm-up at 7:30am. Meet will start at 9:00 AM each day.
 
 
 
UKIAH DOLPHINS SHORT COURSE C/B/A MEET – July 21-23
The Ukiah Short Course C/B/A+ Meet on July 21-23 will be open for entries THIS WEEK.  We will be camping as a team at this meet.  This will be a very fun meet with lots of fun events (25 Free for 10 & Overs), fun relays and a fun time camping together.  We will send an team email out as soon as it opens back up.
 
 
 
UPCOMING DATES:
  
JUNE
June 3             - Team Trip to Watch the Santa Clara Arena Pro Swim Series Meet (Santa Clara, CA)
June 4            - SASO LC Invit Meet (Solano College) ***CLOSES TODAY***
June 17           - VJO Annual Pool Party & Alumni Reunion (12-4pm)
June 22           - Chipotle Dine Out Fundraiser ( Vallejo Chipotle, 10:45am-10pm) ***JUST ADDED***
June 24-25      - NAPA LC C/B/A+ Meet (Napa Valley College) ***CLOSED***
June 27           - VJO Swim-A-Thon (5-7pm, All Group)
June 29           - Shark Pride Day (5-7pm, All Groups)
 
JULY
July 4th                - VJO Walking in the Vallejo 4th of July Parade (~9am-12pm)
July 11            - Team Pictures (4pm Individuals, 6pm Team Picture)
July 7-9          - Junior Olympic Championships (Qualifying, Moraga, CA)
July 20-23       - CA/NV Summer Sectional Championships (Qualifying Seniors, La Mirada, CA)
July 21-23      - Ukiah Dolphins C/B/A+ Meet (Team Camping, Ukiah CA) ***OPENING SOON***
July 26-30      - Far Western Championships (Qualifying, Concord CA)
 
AUGUST
Aug 3-6          - Futures Championships (Qualifying Seniors, Santa Clara, CA)
Aug 4-6          - REAL Championships (Team Meet, Petaluma, CA)
Aug 7-20        - Team Break (two week team break)
Aug 10-13      - Speedo Junior National Championships (Qualifying Seniors, East Meadow, NY)
Aug 21            - 1st day of Fall Practice