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Des Moines Skywalk A+ Meet

Jan 24, 2020 - Jan 26, 2020
December, 16 2019


Meet Host: DSMY Marlins
Meet Type:

Athletes with a minimum of 3 NAG 'A' times to attend.

Top 16 qualify for finals.

500 - tope 8 qualify for finals.

All relays are Timed Final during prelims.

No 10&U Tech Suits.

POOL: Wellmark YMCA
501 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309


The Skywalk entrance to the MidAmerican Energy Company Aquatic Center will open at 2:30pm on Friday, 6:30am on Saturday and 6:30am on Sunday. All meet spectators and participants should use this entrance.

      Sessions                      Warm-Ups                                          Competition

Friday Afternoon                3:00-3:50pm                            4:00pm (11&O Timed Finals)

Friday Evening                     5:30pm                               6:30pm (All Age Group Timed Finals)

Saturday Morning              7:00-7:50am                                  8:00am (13&O Prelims)

Saturday Afternoon              11:00am                           12:00pm (10&U TF, 11-12 Prelims)

Saturday Evening                  4:30pm                                    5:30pm (11&O Finals)

Sunday Morning                 7:00-7:50am                                   8:00am (13&O Prelims)

Sunday Afternoon                 11:00am                                12:00pm (12&U Timed Finals)

Sunday Evening                     3:30pm                                     4:30pm (13&O Finals) 


Medals will be awarded 1st - 3 rd place in individual timed finals and finals sessions for all age groups (10&U, 11-12, 13-14, 15&O).

Ribbons will be awarded for 1 st - 3 rd place for relays and 4 th thru 8th place for individual events for the 10&Under and 11-12 age groups only.

A really cool prize yet to be determined will be awarded to the top scoring male and female swimmer from each age group. 

Entry Limits:
On Friday: 11-12 Swimmers will be limited to 1 Freestyle event in Session 1.
On Saturday: Swimmers (all ages) may enter no more than 3 individual events and 1 relay.
On Sunday: No more than 4 individual timed final (12&U) or 3 prelim/final events (13&O) and 1 relay per session. 

1. Program: Programs/heat sheets will be uploaded to the DSMY website and by 6pm on Thursday of the meet weekend and uploaded to Meet Mobile prior to each session starting. A limited number of heat sheets will be available for purchase at the concession stand for $3.00 per session.

2. Results: Electronic results will be provided to all teams participating in the meet. Final results will also be posted on ISI website. A hardcopy of the final results may be requested on the ISI Financial Sheet for an additional $5.00.

3. Concessions: There will be a limited concession stand offering light snack options and cold drinks. A hospitality room will be available for coaches and officials.

4. Swim apparel/merchandise: Elsmore Swim Shop will be on site and will be offering a variety of swimming apparel & equipment.

5. Seating/Spectator Information: No admission charge for spectators. The MidAmerican Energy Company Aquatic Center provides seating for 1,200 spectators. Free wi-fi is available.

6. Deck: Only registered swimmers, coaches and meet personnel will be allowed on deck. On deck seating is available for 300+ swimmers. Glass containers of any kind are not permitted in the aquatic center (including spectator seating) at any time.

7. Parking information: Parking meters charge from 9am to 9pm Monday thru Saturday. The 5th & Keo Parking Garage is closest to the facility and provides Skywalk access. Parking is free on Sunday.

Deadline: Register by Monday, December 16th
Order of Events:
[Please see the below .pdf or edit your commitment, when available.]
Hotel Information:

A block of rooms is reserved at the Hilton Des Moines Downtown for a rate of $139/night.

435 Park Street, Des Moines, IA 50309

Please call 515-241-1456 and press "0" for front desk, reference code MSCX. Or click here to reserve your room.