News
Oct 19, 2018 - Mini Meet Final Updates
WFYD Families, Attached you will find more information about the Mini Meet. More info about the meet - please read this over because it has interesting info about *heats & lanes.* Warm-up lane a...
Oct 5, 2018 - Goal Setting Workshop
WFYD Families, I was unexpectedly in the chair a lot this week so I apologize this is getting out so late! When I sent out my email earlier I reversed the times I had set up in the event- my apologi...
Oct 2, 2018 - Rundown: Week of Oct. 2nd
Sep 27, 2018 - Links & PMM & Team Order Info
WFYD Families, Shout-out to Deb Furtado for actually trying to open the links in my PDF last night! Apparently they were not live- this one should be good to go though! Also, the meet announcement...
Sep 26, 2018 - All-Parent Meeting Q&A
WFYD Families, Please see the all-parent meeting Q&A (updated 9/27)! Please read through the entire Q&A, and click on those links. Sometimes you'll find information that you never knew you needed....
Sep 24, 2018 - Practice Tomorrow & Meeting
WFYD Families, As you are all aware we have our mondatory all-parent meeting tomorrow night. In lieu of regularly scheduled practices, we will have the following groups practice at Sheehan tomorrow; ...
Sep 18, 2018 - Team Suit Reminder
WFYD Families, Reminder- team suit orders at due Sunday at midnight . All swimmers are required to participate in meets, so they are also required to purchase a team suit. Check out suit fittin...
Sep 17, 2018 - #MondayMotivation!
WFYD Families, Have you ever heard of My Swim Book? I subscribe to Olivier Leroy's emails (his bio is linked here ), and Coach Marissa pointed out the one for today is exceptionally poignant with th...
Sep 16, 2018 - Welcome to WFYD 2018-2019!
WFYD Families, Our Winter 2018-2019 adventure starts tomorrow ! Welcome new swimmers, welcome back returners- I can?t wait to see you all on the pool deck this week. If you haven't signed up yet pl...
Aug 28, 2018 - Meets for the 2018-2019 Season
WFYD Families, Dual meets, invitational meets, USA meets, and championship meets are LIVE on our Meets page. Please go check out the meet calendar. We will have THREE YMCA dual meets, A potentia...
Jul 30, 2018 - Winter 2018-2019 Season Info
WFYD Families, Please see the attached & linked information for our 2018-2019 Winter season. Read THIS 2018-2019 season info sheet. A few highlights from that info sheet are as follows; You will rec...
Jul 23, 2018 - YCLC Results Update
WFYD Families, Congratulations on an awesome weekend, Dolphins! We don?t have the official results yet (and I?ll be sure to share when we do), but we do have some highlights; 5 th place overall as...
Jul 6, 2018 - Yankee Cluster Championship Update
WFYD Families, Information for Yankee Cluster Championships is here! Below you will find session info, start times, and our volunteering obligations as a team; 13&O: Friday PM, 7/20 Doors open: ...
Jun 22, 2018 - Summer Updates
WFYD Families, Happy last day of school for all Wallingford families, and happy second day of summer to everyone! I hope you are all out enjoying the sunshine and preparing for either practice or th...
Jun 18, 2018 - Post-Sheehan Practice Info
Jun 10, 2018 - Practice & Meet Info
WFYD Families, Important information for next week. PRACTICE TOMORROW : Due to an aquatics department staff meeting, we will not be holding the following practices at the YMCA tomorrow ( Monday...
Jun 6, 2018 - No Meet 6/15
WFYD Families, Unfortunately IVY will not be able to host us on 6/15. I heard back from their head coach yesterday that they were not able to get approval from their Executive Director to host a meet...
Jun 1, 2018 - Friday Practice Change, Team Suits
WFYD Families, The YMCA has a different schedule from Memorial Day though to Labor Day- East Side closes early on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays due to lower traffic as people head outside for the ...
May 23, 2018 - May Practice Updates, Meets, and More!
WFYD Families, I hope you've been able to get outside today and enjoy the weather! I don't know where Spring went, but Summer is definitely upon us, so please keep in mind the following items as we c...
May 18, 2018 - Updates: Practice & Upcoming Events
WFYD Families, Hopefully you all have power and are safe from the storm! It?s been quite a process trying to get the town back up on its feet but it?s looking much better than it did on Tuesday even...
May 15, 2018 - Cancelled Practices- 5/15
WFYD Families, Tonight's evening practices are cancelled at both Wesleyan and the YMCA due to the severe thunderstorm warnings. With YMCA policy for thunderstorms and potentially dangerous driving ...
May 15, 2018 - Practice Tomorrow & more!
WFYD Families, Due to the Wallingford schools closure tomorrow we will not have access to Sheehan. Practices are therefore altered as follows at the YMCA; Super Pods & Pod 3: 4:30-6:00pm Squ...
May 11, 2018 - Meets & Practices This Weekend
WFYD Families, The ENTRIES for tonight & tomorrow are linked here . Please look them over. If your swimmer is entered and they should not be (or the reverse!) let me know as soon as possible....
May 8, 2018 - Dual Meet Friday & Saturday!
WFYD Families, So sorry for the delay- I was super under the weather yesterday which is why I'm just sending this email now! Thank you so much for your patience. You can still sign up for the meet ...
May 1, 2018 - Week 2 Updates: Practices, Scan Tags, & More!
WFYD Families, Can you believe it's already May 1st? Time is FLYING! As promised, here is your rundown for the week! SPRING SHOWDOWN: What a BLAST! Thank you to everyone who swam & volunteered. Eve...
Apr 30, 2018 - WFYD Check-Ins
Good Afternoon! I hope you all enjoyed your weekend! In lieu of a typical Monday afternoon rundown for the week ahead, I have one very important item for you all. Moving forward there will be a new p...
Apr 30, 2018 - Wesleyan Practices
WFYD USA Families, Wesleyan practices start tomorrow ! I'm sure everyone is very excited. Here is what you need to know to get started on the right fin... er, foot... tomorrow . DAY CONFIRMATION...
Apr 27, 2018 - Spring Showdown Pt. 2
WFYD Families, Linked HERE you will find the entries for the Spring Showdown- even for our parent & sibling swimmers! I figured it was easiest to give you all a swimming ID so that you could appear...
Apr 25, 2018 - Spring Showdown
WFYD Families, I hope you are all enjoying the first week of practice so far! This email is intended to inform you of a meet we are hosting this Friday night! Instead of holding practice on Friday...
Apr 23, 2018 - Summer 2018-woohoo!
WFYD Families, Can you believe it is already time for the Summer season to start? Hopefully the swimmers are as excited as I am to get back to the pool for another fun-filled season with the Dolphins....
Apr 5, 2018 - Attn: 12 & overs!
Attention, 12 & overs! I had a few swimmers wondering when they would be able to try the amazing 9Round workout! Here's your answer- April 15th ! Check out this link for more information. If y...
Apr 4, 2018 - Food Drive Update!
WFYD Families, First, I would like to say a huge thank you for coming together and supporting Master?s Manna. I challenged the entire team and YMCA community to donate as much food as they could, and ...
Apr 1, 2018 - April Updates
Happy Easter! I hope everyone is enjoying this beautiful weekend. I have a few things to update you all on to start this month off on a positive note. BANQUET : I wanted to say thank you for an enjo...
Mar 20, 2018 - Upcoming WFYD Events
WFYD Families, We have a ton of fun events coming up that we?d love you all to take part in! Almost all of these events are in Team Unify if you'd like more information. WFYD REGISTRATION : Linked is...
Mar 14, 2018 - Summer 2018
WFYD Families, I know you?ve all been waiting for it? and now it?s finally here! This email will tell you everything you need to know about Summer 2018! Included in this email I have linked the follo...
Mar 13, 2018 - We Need YOU!
WFYD Families, We have entered into a friendly can drive competition with the Wallingford Cardinals. The goal is to bring in as many pounds of food as possible to support Master?s Manna by Monday, Apr...
Feb 20, 2018 - USA Championship Entries
USA Families, Attached are the current entries for all USA championship entries. Regionals entries are due TODAY by 9:00pm , so if there are any changes please let know as soon as possible. Lo...
Feb 13, 2018 - Post- Yankee Cluster Championships
WFYD Families, Thank you all so much for your support this weekend at our 2018 Yankee Cluster Championships ! We certainly had some excellent swims and it shows- we earned 4 th place overall! That is...
Feb 8, 2018 - Team Gift
TEAM GIFT INFORMATION This year?s team gift? a jacket and/or hat!! The fillable order form can be found in the FORMS tab under RESOURCES. Please check this section out, as it will contain all of o...
Feb 6, 2018 - Yankee Cluster Info & More...
WFYD Families, Please keep this information in mind to prepare for this weekend... YANKEE CLUSTER CHAMPIONSHIP INFORMATION WHO : All swimmers entered on the linked entry list . As of Monday at n...
Feb 2, 2018 - Weekend Updates
WFYD Families, Let's get fired up for the next week of fun! Here are a few items to get you through the weekend... WEEKEND WORK : If you did not hear from me today we could not accommodate your week...
Jan 31, 2018 - Clarification- Team Photo 1/31
WFYD Families, I apolgoize- my email last night was not clear. The only practice held tonight at the YMCA will be Pod 3 from 4:00-5:30pm. All other practices normally held at the YMCA are cancel...
Jan 31, 2018 - The rest of this week...
WFYD Families, I know... it's my second email in less than an hour but here are some items to get you through until Superbowl Sunday ( Go Patriots! ). This evening 1/31 Pod 3 will swim from 4:...
Jan 24, 2018 - Team Photos- 1/31
Hello Dolphin Families, Hopefully you have been checking your emails and saw to keep the evening of Wednesday January 31 st clear. The reason for this is that we are going to be doing our team photo...
Jan 21, 2018 - Updates Galore!
Jan 19, 2018 - New Englands Hotel info
Jan 19, 2018 - Practice, Meet, & More!
WFYD Families, Entries for tomorrow afternoon are linked here . We do not have exact warm-up times yet, but please plan to arrive in Plainville by 3:00pm. I sent an email the other day to those...
Jan 17, 2018 - Practices Tonight, 1/17
WFYD Families, The practice schedule will be as follows this evening at the YMCA; 4:00-5:30pm Super Pods & Pod 3 5:30-6:00pm Squad 1 6:00-6:30pm Squad 2 6:30-7:30pm Pod 2 7:30-8:10pm Pod 1 & ...
Jan 16, 2018 - YMCA New England Championships Update
WFYD Families, Congratulations are in order for our current YMCA New England Championship individual qualifiers! Here is a list of our current qualifiers; 8 & unders Neil Alejandro Andrew Furtado Ai...
Jan 12, 2018 - Dual Meet: Entries & Reminders
WFYD Families, Linked you will find the entries for tomorrow's meet. It includes event, heat, & lane. If there are any issues with the entries please let me know and I will find a way to fix it t...
Jan 11, 2018 - 2018 WFYD Swim Team Scholarship
Hello Dolphin Families; The 2018 WFYD Scholarship Application is now available. Attached you will find more information about the scholarship as well as the application. The application form itself...
Jan 8, 2018 - Dual Meet Saturday!
WFYD Families, HUGE thank- you to all of the families who particiapted in the meet this weekend. I had an excellent time back at my old stomping grounds, and the kids showed off their serious swimming...
Jan 4, 2018 - BYB Invite Info
Jan 4, 2018 - BYB, Practices, & Dual Meet
WFYD Families, I hope everyone is safe & warm this evening. Here are a few things to keep in mind for the next few days... BYB INVITE : BYB invite information was just sent out. It is also included o...
Jan 3, 2018 - Practice Changes TONIGHT! (1/3)
WFYD Families, Unforunately due to an issue with the janitorial staff we will not be holding practice at Sheehan High School this evening. The YMCA schedule WILL NOT CHANGE - much like last night, ...
Dec 22, 2017 - Practice 12/22 & More!
WFYD Families, Due to the uncertainty of the weather and Wallingford being on the ?ice line? this evening, we will be cancelling our practices tonight (Friday December 22 nd ). Please be advised tha...
Dec 21, 2017 - Revised Practices & More!
WFYD Families, Take a look at the REVISED holiday break schedule . I did not realize there is no school in Wallingford on Tuesday , so there are two changes on January 2nd . As a head's up, to...
Dec 15, 2017 - Swim for the Troops, Practice, Makeups, & More
WFYD Families, Please take a look at the following information; SWIM FOR THE TROOPS : We do not yet have warm-up assignments- as soon as I receive them I will forward them along. I do have confirmat...
Dec 14, 2017 - Adopt-a-Family & Burbank Room Block
Reminders: All gifts are due at the YMCA by THIS Friday. Please have them wrapped with the gift tags attached. Last day to book your room for Burbank is Tuesday, December 19th. You will not get the g...
Dec 13, 2017 - BYB Entries & More
WFYD Families, I wanted to send along our up to date Burbank Invitational entries . I am sending to all just in case I'm missing someone or anyone wants to be added to the meet, Please let me know i...
Dec 12, 2017 - Opportunity to Give Back (& Meet Details)
WFYD Families, As we head into the holidays, it is always a kind gesture to think of those less fortunate than ourselves & act upon these thoughts. I appreciate everyone who has taken a tag for the Ad...
Dec 6, 2017 - Updates: Dual Meet, BYB Invite, & More!
WFYD Families, Please check out these few items! WRTS MEET, 12/9 : Here are the entries for this weekend. This is a SUPER cool meet because there are some 25 yard races for our 9 & over swimmers. ...
Dec 4, 2017 - Hotel Room Block Burbank Invitational
Hello Dolphins! In this email is important information in regard to hotel rooms for the Burbank Invitational in January. Please read this email in its entirety. If you have any questions in regard...
Dec 1, 2017 - Updates: Practice, Meets, & Meetings
WFYD Families, I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Here are a few items for your attention; PRACTICE : We will be holding a Super Pods practice this Saturday morning from 6:30-8:00am (no...
Nov 22, 2017 - Practice Today & Happy Thanksgiving!
WFYD Families, A few items as we move into the Thanksgiving recess... PRACTICE TODAY: As a reminder, practice today is as follows at the YMCA ; Pod 1: 3:00-3:40pm Pod 4: 3:00-3:40pm Super Pods, ...
Nov 20, 2017 - Fan Cloth Orders Are In
Hello Dolphins, Fan Cloth orders have arrived. I will be scheduling pick-up times as follows: Monday 11/20 5:30PM-7:15PM Tuesday 11/21 4:30PM-5:00PM & 5:30PM-7:30PM Wednesday 11/22 2:30PM-5:30PM T...
Nov 19, 2017 - Adopt-a-Family
Hello Dolphin Families! It?s that time of year again! For our new families, let me explain. Every year the Wallingford Dolphins sponsor families within the community for the holidays. This year we ...
Nov 19, 2017 - Practice Changes, Private Coaching Promo, & More!
WFYD Families, A few things to note as we head into the best holiday ever- Thanksgiving! DUAL MEET : Thank you for participating in our first home dual meet yesterday! I appreciate all of our swimmers...
Nov 17, 2017 - Dual Meet (TOMORROW!) 11/18
WFYD Families, Linked you will find the individual entries for tomorrow morning. If there are any errors please let me know. Warm-ups will be as follows; 7:15-7:40am : Super Pods, Pod 4, Pod 3,...
Nov 10, 2017 - Update 11/10: Practices, Meet Schedule, etc.
WFYD Families, Just a few reminders & updates as we cruise through November... PRACTICES TODAY! 11/10 : As a reminder we do not have access to Sheehan high school this evening so practices will be ...
Nov 5, 2017 - Updates 11/6-11/12
Nov 1, 2017 - Autumn Classic Info & Splash Fees Note
WFYD Families, Linked you will find the final entries (and splash fees ) for the Autumn Classic Invitational this weekend at Plainville High School. Here is some more information regarding the meet; ...
Oct 31, 2017 - Autumn Classic Entries- Updated
WFYD Families, Autumn Classic updates are here . Please check them over. If there was a mistake on the entry, I apologize. There were several (over thirty-five) changes/additions to the meet and wi...
Oct 30, 2017 - Late October Updates
Oct 27, 2017 - Pumpkin Invitational
WFYD Families, I hope you are all excited for tomorrow ! Our heat sheets are printing, our duckies are ducking, and our team suits are flying out of the racquetball court! Here are a few things to ...
Oct 26, 2017 - Team Suits are IN!
WFYD Families, Team suits are IN! Tomorrow (Friday October 26 th ) team suits will be available for pick up in the racquetball court from 5:00-7:30pm . We will also have team chairs & Pumpkin Invit...
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