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May 20, 2022 - PRACTICE CANCELLED - WEATHER - PLEASE READ
DUE TO THE WEATHER PRACTICE HAS BEEN CANCELLED
May 16, 2022 - Weather Alert Potential
Hello MCDA Families, Well, we are in that time of the year when the weather will dictate our practice schedule. As of right now the weather is ok, but please pay attention as there is a serious stor...
Apr 29, 2022 - Welcome back to the pool deck parents!
Hello MCDA Swim Team Parents, Whether you observe Easter, Passover or Ramadan, we hope you had a great holiday with friends and family. As you may or may not know we have already started our Spring a...
Mar 14, 2022 - Master's is BACK!!
Hello Masters Swimmers! Dust off you suits, locate your caps and goggles and let’s go! It has been a LONG 2-year hiatus, and while we thank you for your patience and understanding, I am extremely h...
Mar 4, 2022 - College Swimming Update
Miami Country Day Aquatics College Swimming Update At MCDA, one of our goals is to help our athletes swim at the highest level. Many of our former swimmers have graduated high school and have moved o...
Feb 25, 2022 - BC Weekend Thank you
Dear MCDA Parents, I just wanted to take a minute and thank everyone who stepped up this past weekend to help make the BC Weekend @ Miami Country Day a great event. The swim meet was a huge success! ...
Nov 15, 2021 - Practice Schedule (11/8/21)
Practice Schedule & Times as of 11/08/2021 through end 21-22 school year Pathways, Bronze, Silver: 3:00-4:15 Monday - Friday Pathways & Bronze: 4:30-5:45, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday Silver: ...
Sep 30, 2021 - NEW PICK UP PROCEEDURE
Hello everyone, I hope you are healthy and happy. We are so delighted with the overall success and growth of our team. But with growth comes certain change. We need to change how we do pick up, so ...
Nov 17, 2020 - 2020 - A Season in Review
Oct 15, 2020 - IMPORTANT SCHEDULE CHANGE
IMPORTANT SCHEDULE CHANGE Dear MCDA Swim Team, As you may or may not know, there was an incident near campus early this morning that compelled Miami Country Day to close campus today. While the det...
Oct 9, 2020 - Aquatic Updates, Reminders & Dates
Miami Country Day Aquatics AQUATICS UPDATES / REMINDERS & MARK YOUR CALENDARS Hello Everyone, Welcome to October. I hope everyone is having a great day. I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone...
Aug 20, 2020 - Aquatic Program Schedule Update
Jun 24, 2020 - We're Back!
Jun 2, 2020 - CLUB NEWS - June 2, 2020
Apr 7, 2020 - CLUB NEWS - April 2020
Mar 23, 2020 - Pool Workouts & Ideas You Can Do in Your Own Backyard
Pool Workouts & Ideas You Can Do in Your Own Backyard During these “interesting” times you might be experiencing chlorine withdrawal, I know I am! But some of you are lucky enough have the ability to ...
Mar 17, 2020 - Week 1 Swim Options
Mar 12, 2020 - Coronavirus Update
Mar 12, 2020 - FGC and the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Statement
Good Afternoon MCDA Families, Here is the latest update about the 2020 Junior Olympics and 2020 Senior Championships. USA Swimming is enacting a 30-day moratorium on ALL hosted meets, clinics, camps. ...
Dec 5, 2019 - Heater is down
Bad news everyone! We are going to cancel Early Morning Swim for tomorrow, December 6th. Our heater has decided to take a small vacation. We hope to have it up and running by first thing in the mo...
Oct 29, 2019 - Halloween Practice
Hope everybody is ready for a spooky Halloween. On Thursday, October 31 st , there will be NO PRACTICE from 3:15 to 4:30 pm, as we want our little ghouls and goblins to have fun. There WILL BE pract...
Sep 4, 2019 - MCDA BACK IN ACTION
Hello All, I hope you are doing ok and are ready to get back to your regular weekly schedule! I know I can't wait to start to focus on swimming again. Starting tomorrow, Thursday September 5th : 6:0...
Aug 30, 2019 - Aquatic Program Schedule Update
****STORM ALERT**** Due to Hurricane Dorian, Miami Country Day School will be closed today at 4:00 pm, Tuesday September 3 rd and Wednesday, September 4 th . The Miami Country Day Email will also be...
Aug 29, 2019 - All Swim Team and Swim Lessons cancelled tomorrow
Hello everyone. Miami Country Day School is cancelling ALL AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES tomorrow. I will let you know more about the week ahead as we watch the storm. Have a safe holiday weekend. I look f...
Aug 29, 2019 - WEATHER ALERT
WEATHER ALERT Hello Swim Team Families. We are having a very wet end to our August. And for the Labor Day Weekend it seems like we are going to have some more severe weather! As far as this afterno...
Aug 27, 2019 - New Attendance Policy
Attention Swim Team and Swim School Families: as of August 26, 2019 Miami Country Day Aquatics we have a new, on deck, attendance policy. For everyone’s safety and in case of an emergency the swim s...
Aug 13, 2019 - Congratulations to Dylan Smiley
MCDA wants to formally congratulate Dylan Smiley (14) , a Miami Country Day School student, as well as a Miami Country Day Aquatics team member, on his achievement at the Southern Zone Championship S...
Jul 25, 2019 - Practice Cancelled
Hello all, The weather has not made a turn for the better so we will be cancelling the swim practice and lessons that were scheduled for this afternoon. Sorry for the inconvenience. Hope to see yo...
Jul 25, 2019 - WEATHER ALERT - PLEASE READ
Hello All, Well another day of late afternoon thundershowers. This one today was especially bad! It is now 4:15 pm we've been on a RED ALRET since 2:30 PM. The storm is slow moving so we are going...
Jul 24, 2019 - WEATHER ALERT - PLEASE READ
Hello All, As of 3:30 pm we are under Weather Alert. We are under cover. We will make a decision about practice as we get a little closer to practice time. Best, Coach Eric
Jul 23, 2019 - WEATHER ALERT - PLEASE READ
*WEATHER ALERT* 7/23/19 HELLO ALL, WELL THE WEATHER TOOK AN UNEXPECTED TURN. WE ARE NOW EXPERIENCING A WEATHER EMERGENCY. THE ALARM WENT OFF AT - 4 :05 pm PRACTICE IS CANCELLED BEST, COACH ERIC
Jul 23, 2019 - End of Summer Reminder
Hello MCDA Swim Team! We are sad to say that summer is coming to an end, but we are so grateful to have coached such a wonderful group at Miami Country Day. This summer was a great experience for a...
Jun 24, 2019 - WEATHER EMERGENCY - PLEASE READ
*WEATHER ALERT* 6/24/19 HELLO ALL, WELL THE WEATHER TOOK AN UNEXPECTED TURN. WE ARE NOW EXPERIENCING A WEATHER EMERGENCY. THE ALARM WENT OFF AT - 3:05 pm PLEASE PAY CLOSE TO THE WEATHER BEFORE MAKIN...
Jun 14, 2019 - Practice Cancelled
ATTENTION FRIDAY, 6/14/19 - 4:30 PM SWIM TEAM PRACTICE CANCELLED. THE WEATHER DOES NOT LOOK LIKE IT'S GETTING BETTER, SO WE ARE GOING TO CANCEL TODAY'S PRACTICE. SATURDAY, 6/15/19 NO 9:00-11:00 SWI...
Jun 14, 2019 - WEATHER EMERGENCY - PLEASE READ
ATTENTION THERE IS A WEATHER ALERT. 6/14/19 @ 4:15 pm PLEASE PAY CLOSE TO THE WEATHER BEFORE MAKING YOUR WAY OUT TO THE POOL. BEST, COACH ERIC
Jun 4, 2019 - Weather Alert
WEATHER ALERT Well the Summer is here and that means that the bad weather is here too! Right now we are under a weather alert. So no swimmers are allowed in the pool right now. Please take a minute...
May 30, 2019 - End of the Spring Quarter
May 30, 2019 - End of the Spring Quarter
Apr 11, 2019 - 56 New Club Records!
Mar 14, 2019 - Club News
MIAMI COUNTRY DAY AQUATICS CLUB NEWS for the Week of March 14, 2019 Hello Swim Team Families, Happy Pie Day (Math Joke - 3.14) It has been way to long since we have done a Club News. Today's version ...
May 17, 2018 - WEATHER EMERGENCY PLEASE READ!!
Attention MCDA, That's right, you guessed it! Another weather emergency! Don't you just love south florida? We have been monitoring the weather forecast and it does not look favorable. Please be safe ...
Dec 9, 2017 - NO WATER POLO PRACTICE
Attention MCDA Water Polo Club, Due to the weather today, there will be NO Water Polo pracitce. We apologize for the inconvenience. Practice will resume at it's regular scheduled time next week. See y...
Dec 5, 2017 - MORE DETAILS ON HOLIDAY SPLASH!
Hello MCDA Family! We are so excited for the Holiday Splash this Friday, December 8th. Our 3:15 practice time will remain the same and we will have an abbreviated 4:30 practice time. The party will st...
Nov 21, 2017 - Water Polo Club Schedule
We are pleased to announce that we will be adding ONE more day to the Water Polo schedule. The schedule will now be: Mondays, WEDNESDAYS, Thursdays at 6:30 pm and Saturdays at 11:30 am. We will have p...
Jul 5, 2017 - NO PRACTICE TODAY!
ATTENTION PARENTS AND SWIMMERS! Due to unforeseen circumstances, we will NOT be having practice today. We will resume practice tomorrow(7/6/17) as scheduled. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Feb 4, 2016 - News from Around the Pool
Oct 2, 2014 - October Calendar Updates for Swimming!
OCTOBER CALENDAR UPDATES - - Oct 10th (Fri) - Sunrise Sizzler Meet - 8 & Under Only! 5pm - Please let me know TODAY if you will attend or decline. Oct 11 th – Sunrise Open Swim Meet: Sessions 1 ...
Sep 22, 2014 - Practices - Thursday/Friday No school
Practices on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week will resume as normal even though there is no school. We will NOT have practice on Saturday, September 27th. Thank you.
Aug 29, 2014 - September Practice Schedule
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 NO PRACTICES LABOR DAY Pathways 3:15 or 4:15 Bronze 3:15 or 5:30 Silver 3:15 or 5:30 Senior D 5:30 MCDS 4:30 - 6:30 Pathw...
Aug 24, 2014 - Aquatics Meet Schedule
Miami Country Day Aquatics Fall 2014 Meet Schedule September 19 Comets Open Sizzler 8 & under ...
Aug 19, 2014 - Practice Schedule August
Mon. Tue. Wed. Thu. Fri. Sat. 11 12 13 14 15 16 Pathways 3:15-4:15 Bronze 3:15 – 4:30 Silver 3:15 – 5:00 Senior Devel 5:00 –7:00 MCDS 4:00 – 6:00 Bronze 9:00 – 10:00 Silver 8:30 – ...
Aug 11, 2014 - NEW SEASON REGISTRATION IS OPEN
Swimming will begin on Friday @ 3:15! Please register for the new year now.
Aug 8, 2014 - Registration opens soon!
MIAMI COUNTRY DAY AQUATICS August 8, 2014 Welcome to the new swim season! I hope you all had an enjoyable summer. We are so excited to start up with swimming again. Some things I wanted to share. ...
Aug 6, 2014 - 2014 MCDS Interscholastic Season
The 2014 Miami Country Day School interscholastic season (available to Miami Country Day students in grades 6-12) will being on Monday, August 11 at 4:30 pm. Although the pool is empty now, we are c...
Aug 6, 2014 - Country Day Aquatics starts AUG 15
MIAMI COUNTRY DAY AQUATICS Stay tuned. We will have our registration for the new season up soon. Circle August 15 on your calendar as our first day of practice. See you soon!
Jul 30, 2014 - Slight Change of plans
7/30/2014 Dear Aquatics Families- Our maintenance department at Country Day is needing to make some much-needed repairs to the facility a little early...........therefore, tomorrow will be LAST ...
Jul 23, 2014 - Important Info
Dear Aquatics Families- Whew! It’s hard to believe summer is almost over. Wanted to pass along a few announcements: Great job to Alessandro Marchesani and Gabriella Marchesani for their performances...
Jul 23, 2014 - Master's Info
Greetings! It's been a pleasure meeting all of you and working with you this summer. Your attitude and friendships have made it easy to get up early. Hats off to you for showing such dedication to y...
Jun 30, 2014 - Week of June 30
Greetings! * This week we will have our regular practice schedule except on Friday, July 4 there will be NO afternoon practices for all groups. Have a great and safe 4th! * Sign ups for the...
Jun 5, 2014 - PARKING STARTING MONDAY
75 years. It's only the beginning. Issues reading this message? Click here to read it online. 107th Street Closed PLEASE NOTE: Starting on Monday, June 9, 107th street will be closed for repair...
Jun 4, 2014 - Scholastic All America
USA SWIMMING'S SCHOLASTIC ALL-AMERICA TEAM 2011-2016 Time Standards The application for the 2013-2014 Scholastic All-America Team is available here . The application deadline is August 15. • T...
May 28, 2014 - Summer Practice & Meet Schedule
Summer Practice Schedule Starting Monday, June 2 Senior /Gold 7:00 -9:00 am Monday-Friday 5:00- 7:00 pm Monday-Thursday ...
Mar 20, 2014 - Mental Toughness: Having "That" Conversation with Mom & Dad
How you interact with your parents in relation to your swimming can mean the difference between loving to swim, staying calm pre-meet and consistently racing to your potential or hating the sport, bei...
Feb 6, 2014 - Finding Zen In Swimming
Great article from USA Swimming to use swimming as a tool to get away from stress and anxiety! Check out this quick read by Mike Gustafson. Finding Zen In Swimming
Nov 13, 2013 - Observation of a Swimming Practice
1. Is there a plan/objective for each practice? Yes. We coaches communicate the areas/strokes/drills we want addressed each week and the individual group coaches construct their weekly workouts based...
Nov 13, 2013 - What Kind of Sport Parent Are You?
Take a moment and review this quick article on parenting types that may that will challenge your thinking and stimulate your efforts to be a hero-parent to your child. What Kind of Sport Parent Are Yo...
Nov 11, 2013 - Congrats to Spartan Swimmers Attending State Champs!
Congrats to our Spartan Swimmers who attended the Class 1A State Swimming Championships this past weekend: GIRLS Amelia Gregorio (9 th ) Madisyn Jones (10 th ) Beth Lilly (10 th ) Olivia Katcher (12 t...
Oct 28, 2013 - Miami Country Day Aquatics Mentioned in Swim Swam...
Miami Country Day Aquatics Mentioned in Swim Swam... 10/28/2013 From the virtual pages of Swim Swam Hot of the press, an article discussing how impressive the Miami Country Day Aquatics progra...
Oct 22, 2013 - Spartan Swimming Finishes as District 11 Runner Up!
An absolutely tremendous showing by our Spartan Swimming Girls and Boys Teams today at District 11 Championships, where both teams finished with District Runner Up Titles! Girls Team – 2 nd out of ...
Oct 21, 2013 - 20 Habits of Elite Swimmers
Oct 21, 2013 - Team Traditions and Championship Season: A Quick Primer
Team Traditions and Championship Season: A Quick Primer At Miami Country Day Aquatics, swimmers quickly belong to a second family. Between hours of practicing each afternoon, long bus rides to away ...
Sep 30, 2013 - Why Tough Teachers Get Results
Sep 26, 2013 - Losing Is Good For You
Sep 25, 2013 - Nutrition for Recovery
Sep 25, 2013 - MCDS vs Ransom Everglades and LaSalle - Results
Great job to all Spartan Swimmers in yesterday's double dual meet versus Ransom Everglades and LaSalle! MCDS vs. Ransom Everglades and LaSalle - individual results MCDS vs. Ransom Everglades and LaSal...
Sep 25, 2013 - A Few Suggestions on How to Be a Better Swimming Parent
Sep 23, 2013 - Results from Woodson Invite
Check out results from this past weekend's Woodson Invite HERE.
Sep 23, 2013 - Seven Easy Power Breakfasts for Athletes
Sep 23, 2013 - 9 Ways to be a Better Teammate
9 Ways to be a Better Teammate In swimming, just because you’re a good swimmer doesn’t mean you’re a good teammate. Being a good teammate is about much more than just cheering during races. Just like ...
Sep 18, 2013 - Results from Spartan Swimming Double Dual Versus WC and SF Heat
Sep 10, 2013 - Spartan Swimming - Results from Gulliver Relay Invite
Great job to our Spartan Swimmers who competed in last weekend's 1st Annual Gulliver Relay Invite! Results from Gulliver Relay Invite, Sept 7 Girls Varsity – placed 3 rd overall out of 10 teams · ...
Sep 10, 2013 - No Afternoon Practices on 9/12 and 9/18 due to Spartan Swim Meets
Spartan Swimming is hosting home interscholastic home meets on Thursday 9/12 and next Wednesday 9/18. There will be no practices for Pathways, Red, Blue, Advanced Blue, Gold or Senior on these afterno...
Aug 29, 2013 - Get Your Spartan Spirit Going!
Tonight, Thursday, August 29, the Parents’ Association and Athletic Booster Club will be hosting a BBQ, beginning at 6pm – in conjunction with our first football game at 7pm. Please join “Sammy ...
Aug 28, 2013 - How to Stay Hydrated During Practice
Aug 28, 2013 - Short Course 2013 - Meet Schedule - Now Available!
The Fall 2013 meet schedule is now available! Check it out here: 2013 Short Course Meet Schedule
Aug 27, 2013 - What Parents Should Say As Their Kids Perform
Aug 26, 2013 - The Awesome 8 Year Old
The Awesome 8 Year Old From News for Swim Parents Published by The American Swimming Coaches Association 5101 NW 21 Ave., Suite 200 Fort Lauderdale FL 33309 By Guy Edson, ASCA Staff I have never met...
Aug 26, 2013 - Swimming Is An Investment
Swimming is an Investment From News for Swim Parents Published by The American Swimming Coaches Association 5101 NW 21 Ave., Suite 200 Fort Lauderdale FL 33309 With time at a premium in the two-career...
Aug 26, 2013 - Great Job to our Spartan Swimmers in Last Saturday's Intrasquad Meet
A wonderful showing by our Spartan Swimmers in last Saturday's intrasquad meet! Check out the meet results HERE. Our first team competition against outside opponents takes place next Tuesday, Septemb...
Aug 21, 2013 - �The Sports Gene� Considers the Root of Athletic Success
Aug 21, 2013 - Don't Give Up on Picky Eaters
Do you have a picky eater? Take a look at this article! Don't Give Up on Picky Eaters
Aug 19, 2013 - Don't Just Learn - OVERLEARN!
Don't Just Learn — OVERLEARN! by Annie Murphy Paul, The Brillance Report "Why do I have to keep practicing? I know it already!” That’s the familiar wail of a child seated at the piano or in front o...
Aug 19, 2013 - JV/Varsity Parent Meeting Tonight - Monday, August 19
If your swimmer attends MCDS and is between 6th-12th grade, please join us this evening at 6pm in the Student Activity Center for a JV/Varsity Swim Team Parents meeting.
Jul 24, 2013 - Parental Influence in Swimming
Swimming Science Parental Influence in Swimming Posted: 15 Jul 2013 01:00 AM PDT Effective swim coaching is not an easy job. Long hours, limited pay, many athletes, and the need to remain highly ...
Jul 24, 2013 - Check Out the Great Results from Junior Olympics & Sectionals
Great job to our Gold group swimmers who competed in FGC Junior Olympics and Speedo Sectionals Champs! Florida Gold Coast Junior Olympic Championships - MCDA Results Speedo Sectional Championships -...
Jul 9, 2013 - Handling Last-Minute Negative Thinking and Self-Doubts
Jul 9, 2013 - Top 5 Reasons Milk is Good for Swimmers
Jun 22, 2013 - Sports Nutrition with a Holistic Twist
Jun 14, 2013 - Florida High School Swimming
If you are interested in becoming a Florida High School Swimming official, for the upcoming 2013-2014 season, please go to the FHSAA website ( http://www.fhsaa.org/sports/officials ). Registration fo...
Jun 1, 2013 - What is Long Course?
What is Short Course, What is Long Course? From News for Swim Parents Published by The American Swimming Coaches Association 5101 NW 21 Ave., Suite 200 Fort Lauderdale FL 33309 “One of our pools is ...
May 31, 2013 - Free EKG Screenings
Protect the young athletes you know and love with a free screening! For more information or to schedule and appointment please call The Heart Program at Miami Children's Hospital (305) 662-8301. The l...
May 28, 2013 - Donations for Oklahoma Tornado Victims
MCDA will be holding a clothing drive for the victims in Oklahoma that were effected by the tornado. Please bring in any clothes from you, your family, your friends, etc. We will be collecting th...
May 15, 2013 - Tips for Feeding Teen Swimmers, from USA Swimming
TIPS FOR FEEDING TEEN SWIMMERS BY CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD,RD, CSSD USASwimming.org nutrition contributor, Jill Castle, recently published “Fearless Feeding: How to Raise Healthy Eaters from High Cha...
May 13, 2013 - Parking at MCDS for Those Bringing Swimmers to the Pool in the Afternoons
Important Notice: If you bring a swimmer to Miami Country Day School campus in the afternoons, please do not park on 107th Street . Instead, you may park in any open spot in the North lot and w...
May 13, 2013 - PST Invite Meet Report and Results!
FOR FULL MEET RESULTS- CLICK HERE
May 10, 2013 - Florida Keys Invite- Meet Report and Highlights!
May 7, 2013 - The 10K Open Water Race is Not a Marathon - News From USA Swimming
B Y RUSSELL MARK // HIGH PERFORMANCE CONSULTANT & BRYCE ELSER // OPEN WATER PROGRAM MANAGER Also known as the marathon event, the 10K open water race is perceived as a long, steady-paced swim. The ...
Apr 30, 2013 - MCDA Weather Policy
Just a quick reminder for everyone relative to our weather policy: We will hold all practices as scheduled, regardless of the weather. If the Thorguard (lightning detection system) activates due to ...
Apr 29, 2013 - LSC Open Water Challenge Results
2013 LSC All-Star Open Water Challenge Congratulations to Eva Sher and April Mullen for being selected to the 2013 Florida Gold Coast All-Star Team. Both competed in the Open Water event this past w...
Apr 29, 2013 - Pompano Beach Invite Meet Report and Results!
For complete meet results, please click here!
Apr 29, 2013 - North Miami Open Results!
MCDA Parents and Swimmers- We had a significant number of swimmers competing in their first Long-Course Meter swim meet on April 20 &21. EAch swimmer put forth the kind of effort we love to see as co...
Apr 26, 2013 - IS THAT EXTRA HOUR OF STUDY TIME WORTH IT?
Apr 17, 2013 - CHECK OUT THE NEW TOP 10 RANKINGS!!
MCDA - Top 10 List Girls- as of April 17, 2013 Boys- as of April 17, 2013 *please note all times entered reflect the athletes current age
Apr 10, 2013 - The Top Ten Questions Every Swimming Parent Wants To Know
Apr 10, 2013 - Swimmers: Questions You Always Wanted to Ask Your Coach But Were Afraid To Ask
Apr 4, 2013 - Top 5 Recovery Snacks for Swimmers
Apr 2, 2013 - Red & Blue Summer Meet Schedule!
CLICK HERE FOR 2013 SUMMER MEET SCHEDULE
Mar 12, 2013 - A Word on the Developmental Process in Sports
A Word on the Developmental Process in Sports From News for Swim Parents Published by The American Swimming Coaches Association One of the most frequently asked questions in swimming is "how come ...
Mar 12, 2013 - A Demographic Shift: Ages of U.S. Olympic Swimmers
Mar 4, 2013 - A3 Developmental Championships - Meet Results and Coaches Report
Florida Gold Coast South – Developmental Championships March 2-3, 2013 Click here to see results for all MCDA swimmers Wow – what a showing by MCDA swimmers at Developmental Champs! For the last six ...
Mar 4, 2013 - March Practices = Stroke Clinic
It's March, and for many of our swimmers (Red, Blue, Advanced Blue), short course season has just concluded. Long course season (where we will swim meets in 50 meter pools, rather than 25 yard pools)...
Feb 26, 2013 - Intrasquad Meet Awards
INTRASQUAD MEET AWARDS Intrasquad meet ribbons (1st-6th places) will be given out during practice on Thursday. Swimmers should plan to attend and collect their awards! Also, extra special kudos to ...
Feb 26, 2013 - MCDA Intrasquad Meet Results
MCDA PARENTS AND SWIMMERS We had a great showing at the MCDA Intrasquad Meet. I hope everyone had a great time and enjoyed some very fast swimming. Please review the results below and let Coach Zook k...
Feb 25, 2013 - PRACTICE SCHEDULE CHANGE - THIS WED & FRIDAY
Due to home water polo games this week, please note the following schedule changes: Wednesday, Feb 27 Pathways - no practice Red/Blue - 3:15pm-4:30pm practice will still be held as usual; no 4:30pm-5:...
Feb 13, 2013 - PRACTICE SCHEDULE CHANGE!
MCDA SWIMMERS AND PARENTS- THERE WILL BE NO PRACTICE ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18 IN HONOR OF PRESIDENTS' DAY. PLEASE VIEW THE CALENDAR FOR PRACTICE TIMES EACH WEEK. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 PRACTICE WILL BE...
Feb 12, 2013 - Panther Invite Meet Results
We had a great meet this past weekend, with numerous best times and some great racing. Please find the results listed here- If you have any questions about the results, please contact Coach Zook. GO...
Feb 2, 2013 - Scotty Invite Results!
Meet Results http://www.saintandrewsswimming.com/fgsas/__eventform__/308938_results%20saturday%20sunday%20sessions.pdf
Jan 25, 2013 - How Do You Raise a Prodigy?
Jan 25, 2013 - Results from Fort Meyers Meet!
Great job to all MCDA swimmers participating in last weekend's GCST Invite in Fort Meyers. Check out complete results here. A quick overview of our team success: 37 swimmers 187 races 66 best time...
Jan 18, 2013 - Reminder: No practice MLK weekend due to Fort Meyers Meet
As a reminder, please note the following: There will be no practices on Friday afternoon through Monday afternoon (1/18-1/21) due to the Fort Meyers swim meet and the MLK holiday weekend. All pract...
Jan 15, 2013 - Training Insights From Star Athletes - Article from NYTimes
Jan 15, 2013 - Check out the updated Top 10 Rankings
MCDA - Top 10 List Girls - as of Jan 15, 2013 Boys - as of Jan 15, 2013
Jan 8, 2013 - 7 Things Successful Swimmers Do Differently
Jan 8, 2013 - Setting Goals: The Parent, Coach, Athlete Relationship
Article from News for Swim Parents by Guy Edson, Technical Director, American Swimming Coaches Association Setting goals and working toward those goals is one of the most important life skills our...
Jan 4, 2013 - More Research About Smart Swimmers!
Middle school may have been a heck of a lot easier if you had spent a little more time in the pool. New research out of Australia says that children who are taught to swim at an early age hit cert...
Dec 30, 2012 - ICE Training Camp - Week 2!
Don't worry - the pool is still very nice and warm - the ICE part refers to our MINDSET as we tackle some new skills and embrace some excellent challenges this week! I = INTENSITY C = CONCENTRATION E ...
Dec 30, 2012 - New Year's Day Open Water Swim
Let's start off the New Year with a bang! All swimmers and families are invited to join us at Hobie Beach at 1:30pm on 1/1/13 for our first open water swim of the new year! And huge thanks to the Bozd...
Dec 17, 2012 - Study Shows Swimming Makes Kids Smarter!
Children Who Swim Are Smarter: A Study By Zeenews.com Children who learn how to swim at a young age are reaching many developmental milestones earlier than the norm, scientists say. As well as achie...
Dec 17, 2012 - 7 Things Successful Swimmers Do Differently
WHY do some swimmers have a hard time achieving success while other swimmers seem to effortlessly enjoy wild and never-ending success? Generally the first two answers tabled are talent and genetics. ...
Dec 10, 2012 - County Sprint Champs Results
Click Here For Full 2012 County Sprint Champs Results
Dec 5, 2012 - Track Your Child's Performance
GET THE LATEST NEW APP FOR SWIMMING PARENTS!! Track your swimmers performance by using the new OnDeck Parent application for iPhones and androids. Completely FREE of charge, the OnDeck application p...
Nov 29, 2012 - USA Swimming Officials Clinic
MCDA Parents- Interested in becoming a USA Swimming Official? If so, please join us on January 8th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. for an officials clinic. By attending this clinic you will receive the require...
Nov 23, 2012 - MCDA Policies on Electronic Communications and Bullying
Last month, the USA Swimming House of Delegates approved important legislation enhancing existing safeguards for the Safe Sport Program. Two of these pieces, Articles 305.3.6 and 305.3.7, require ...
Nov 20, 2012 - Reminders about practices for the rest of this week - Nov 20-24
Reminders about practices for the rest of this week November 20-November 24 TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20 Regular practice schedule for all groups. Also, as we’ve previously mentioned, on any day where th...
Nov 19, 2012 - The Risks Behind Energy Drinks
The Risks Behind Energy Drinks According to a recent report in the New York Times , five people have died over the past three years after drinking Monster Energy, a popular energy drink. USA Swimmi...
Nov 16, 2012 - Practice Calendars for Red, Blue, Advanced Blue & Gold
Please check out the updated practice calendars for all groups HERE . Please make special note of schedule changes relative to the Thanksgiving holiday and winter break.
Nov 15, 2012 - Turkey Classic- Meet Report
Meet Report- Turkey Classic Last Saturday, MCDA swimmers traveled north to Pompano Beach to compete at the Turkey Classic. We had a significant number of personal best times, along with a handful of...
Nov 15, 2012 - Weekly Update from Coach Pittman
Parents: Please take a few minutes to review this week's Important Team Updates and Information , and let me know if you have any questions. Thanks! Coach Pittman
Nov 13, 2012 - Normal People Don't Do Deliberate Practice
Normal People Don't Do Deliberate Practice From News for Swim Parents Published by The American Swimming Coaches Association Guy Edson, ASCA Staff First of all, there is nothing wrong with being “no...
Oct 30, 2012 - Weekly Memo from Coach Pittman
Please view Coach Pittman's Weekly Memo (10/30/12) HERE .
Oct 30, 2012 - Winter/Spring 2013 Meet Schedule Now Available
Check out the Winter/Spring 2013 Meet Schedule HERE .
Oct 30, 2012 - Beating Fatigue in Young Swimmers
From the USA Swimming website By Jill Castle, Registered Dietitian and Child Nutrition Expert Many swimmers are in the thick of training season, going to after-school practice or meets, heading home...
Oct 30, 2012 - NUTRITION: PROTEIN POST-TRAINING
From the usa swimming website BY DAN MCCARTHY//NATIONAL TEAM HIGH PERFORMANCE CONSULTANT Ongoing research has led to more concrete information regarding the timing of protein intake, the quantit...
Oct 26, 2012 - JV/Varsity Swimmers: Moving Forward!
Oct 24, 2012 - UPDATED - INTRASQUAD MEET RESULTS
Woah! Looks like we left out some events in yesterday's results report! Check out the UPDATED Intrasquad meet results HERE . (updated 10/24/12 11:30am) Great job to all swimmers! Also, an extra s...
Oct 18, 2012 - Great job to Spartan Swimmers in Yesterday's Meet Against American Heritage
The Boys’ Varsity Swim Team lost to American Heritage 138-34, but over 65% of the team had their best times. Sebastian Mellado dropped 10 seconds in the 200 IM and 11 seconds in the 100 fly. Grant...
Oct 18, 2012 - Weekly Update from Coach Pittman -10/18
Click HERE to view the weekly memo (10/18 team update) from Coach Pittman.
Oct 17, 2012 - We are thrilled to welcome Coach Justin Zook to the MCDA coaching staff!
Miami Country Day Aquatics Families- My name is Justin Zook and I am the new Head Age Group Coach at Miami Day Country Aquatics. I wanted to take the chance to introduce myself and provide you with a ...
Oct 17, 2012 - MCDA Swim Shop - Team Equipment and Apparel
Everything your swi mmer needs - from the team competition suit, to goggles, to practice gear to team apparel - may all be purchased from the MCDA Swim Shop! Simply send us an email with your needs, ...
Oct 9, 2012 - Steps for Online Payments
Steps for online payment To pay your invoice online, using a debit/credit card, please use the following steps: Please sign in to your account at www.aquatics.miamicountryday.org . If you have ne...
Oct 8, 2012 - Weekly Memo from Coach Pittman
Click HERE to view the weekly memo (team update) from Coach Pittman. Attachments: Check out swimmer participation from the Sunrise Swimming Invite
Oct 8, 2012 - Top Times Report as of 10/08/2012
Check out the most current top times report (as of 10/08/12) for all MCDA swimmers who have competed in meets. Girls Top Times Boys Top Times
Oct 4, 2012 - November Practice Calendar
Click HERE to access the November Practice Calendar for all groups. Also, you can view all practice calendars by going to the "SWIM TEAM" tab and selecting "Practice Schedules."
Oct 3, 2012 - Updated Fall 2012 Meet Schedule Now Posted
Competition Schedule: Fall 2012 (updated 10/3/12)
Sep 27, 2012 - Sunrise Meet, October 6-7 - FOR RED, BLUE, ADVANCED BLUE AND GOLD
THIS MEET IS FOR RED, BLUE, ADVANCED BLUE AND GOLD Sunrise meet, October 6-7 Register Now! The deadline to register for the Sunrise meet is October 1. This meet is appropriate for all swimmers ...
Sep 22, 2012 - A Note on Lost and Found
What is Lost is Often Not Found The season is roughly one month old, and the lost and found pile appears to grow with each passing week. Please consider using the following recommendations to sav...
Sep 20, 2012 - Swimming As An Investment
Swimming as an Investment From News for Swim Parents Published by The American Swimming Coaches Association With time at a premium in today's busy family lives, many parents are now asking "Is it th...
Sep 19, 2012 - Top Times Report as of 09/20/12
Sep 18, 2012 - Important Team Information for All Parents
Click here to view important team information for all parents!
Aug 25, 2012 - Saturday 8/25 - Photos from Practice Meet
Thanks to all parents and athletes who were able to join us for Saturday's practice meet! Check out some awesome photos of the event, courtesy of Mr. Jerome Charles (Taegen - MCDS Spartan Swimming, an...
Aug 7, 2012 - Online Registration Now Available for Returning and New Team Members
Registrations for the 2012-2013 swim season are now available! If you participated with Miami Country Day Aquatics (MCDA) this summer and interested in joining our year round program , please click H...
Aug 6, 2012 - 2012 Summer Olympic Games
For more info go to NBC Olympics Swimming Page or just watch THIS to see how much fun the Olympians are having!
Jul 18, 2012 - Just Keep Swimming!
Check out this great video by USA Swimming National Team Members, encouraging everyone to "Just Keep Swimming!"