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Apr 5, 2021 - Late Spring First Day
Hello All, Today is the first day of our late spring season! Please make sure you reach out to Coach Emily or Breonnhia Bailey if you have any questions. Our biggest form of communication is thro...
Feb 4, 2021 - Blaze Practice 2/4/2021
Hello All, We will still have an oppurtunity for practice tonight, for those that would like to attend. Please drive safe and we will open up locker rooms for small groups at a time to change into d...
Feb 2, 2021 - Blaze Pictures and Anchor Club Meeting
Hello All, With Early Spring season starting next week, I wanted to let everyone know we will be having Team pictures at 5:45 pm on February 10th as well as our first Anchor Club meeting starting ...
Jan 27, 2021 - 2021 Early Spring Blaze Season Open for Registration
Registration is now open for current members! New members can begin registration on February 1. If you are a current swimmer and would like to swim USA post season and not participate in Early Spring...
Jan 27, 2021 - Blaze Practice cancelled 2/5/2021
Blaze practive on Friday 2/5/2021 will be cancelled due to rescheduling of JHS Boys swimming event. This practice will be made up on Monday 2/8/2021 at normal practice time.
Jan 26, 2021 - No Blaze Practice Jan 26
Due to inclement weather, all Johnston schools, including Digital Dragons, are cancelled for Tuesday, January 26. No Blaze practice tonight, January 26.
Jan 25, 2021 - No Blaze Practice Jan 25
Due to inclement weather, all Johnston schools, including Digital Dragons, will be dismissing two hours early on Monday, January 25 (secondary dismisses @ 12:50 p.m.; elementaries at 1:35 p.m.). There...
Jan 15, 2021 - No Blaze Practice Jan 15
No Blaze practice tonight, Friday, January 15. All JCSD facilities are closed.
Dec 16, 2020 - Blaze Winter Season Resumes Jan 4
We are planning to resume our Blaze Winter season on Monday, January 4! Swimmers should attend the practice group they are already registered for. Please contact us if you are unsure when your practic...
Dec 8, 2020 - Blaze Winter Season Update
Blaze Families: Last night at the JCSD School Board meeting, the board approved the continuation of the temporary waiver to continue online learning. Assuming this waiver is approved by the Iowa Dept...
Nov 10, 2020 - Blaze Winter Season Suspended
Blaze Parents and Swimmers: The Johnston School Board approved a recommendation today (Nov 10) to shift to 100% online learning. The school district is seeking a waiver from the Dept of Education to r...
Oct 28, 2020 - Bailey Named JCE Aquatics Coordinator
Please join me in welcoming Breonnhia Bailey to the Community Education team. Breonnhia (Bre) will take on the role of Aquatics Coordinator effective Monday, November 2. Breonnhia brings a variety o...
Oct 6, 2020 - Winter Season Registration Update
Winter season registration is filling up fast! Please be aware of the following UPDATES : M-F Select practice group has been limited to 25 total swimmers. Limiting the size of this group allows us t...
Sep 29, 2020 - High School Swimmers & Winter Season
If you are a JHS Girls Swim Team member and would like to participate in the Blaze Winter Season after your high school season ends: Please contact Emily Tuazon (Blaze Head Coach) to let her know th...
Sep 25, 2020 - Winter Registration
Registration for our WINTER season will begin on Monday, September 28! Registration for RETURNING swimmers will be open Sept 28 - Oct 4. Registration will open for ALL swimmers on Monday, Oct 5. ...
Sep 8, 2020 - Accepting Applications for Aquatics Coordinator Position
Johnston Community Education is accepting applications for the Aquatics Coordinator position at Summit Middle School Pool. Primary responsibilities include managing operations of the Summit Middle Sc...
Aug 31, 2020 - Fall Season Begins September 2nd!
Practice begins September 2nd Practice times: Age Group (depending on your assigned group) MWF 6:30-7:30 PM OR ...
Aug 10, 2020 - 2020 Fall Season Registration is Now Open
Registration for the 2020 Fall Swim Season is now open. At this point, the plan for swim meets is TBD. Johnston Community School District has decided on a hybrid return-to-learn plan in which students...
Aug 5, 2020 - 2020 Fall Season Registration
Attention Blaze Families, Registration for the Fall Blaze Swim Team Season will be available for current team members the evening of August 10th. Please see the "Session Dates" tab for more details on...
Jul 15, 2020 - Fall 2020 Planning Timeline
This is an update that we have begun the planning process for the Fall 2020 Blaze season. We are working to incorporate current safety guidelines with what a "normal" season looks like. On August 3...
Jul 2, 2020 - Updated Health Safety Guidelines
Jun 30, 2020 - July Practice Group Update
The 7:00-8:00pm practice group for the July session of Blaze has been cancelled due to low enrollment. This will no longer be an option when you register. Please let us know if you have any questions....
Jun 12, 2020 - Summer 2020 Registration Opens June 15!
A few quick updates as you go into the weekend: Registration for our Summer 2020 session will open on Monday, June 15! Summer 2020 will be a 4 week session, July 6 - 31. Swimmers will choose ONE pract...
Jun 8, 2020 - Blaze Only Lap Swim Availability
Beginning Monday, June 15, the pool at Summit Middle School will open for limited and scheduled lap swim availability. We have created TWO SEPERATE ways to schedule lap swim times. One for the general...
Jun 8, 2020 - Amburgy Named JCE Aquatics Coordinator
Christina Amburgy has been hired as the new Johnston Community Education Aquatics Coordinator, effective July 1. She fills the position left vacant by Deb Blanchard’s retirement on June 30. Amburgy br...
Jun 5, 2020 - Blaze Update 6/5/2020
Blaze Swimmers and Families: We know that you are anxiously awaiting news about when you can return to swimming. The following is what we can confidently share at this time. We will continue to share ...
Apr 6, 2020 - Spring Season Cancelled
Now that schools are going to be closed through April 30, and uncertainty beyond that, we have made the decision to cancel our spring 2020 season for the Blaze swim team. When school facilities open b...
Mar 16, 2020 - Spring Season UPDATE
Johnston Community School District has made the decision to close all facilities, including the Summit Middle School Pool, until April 13. At this time we are going to stop accepting NEW registration...
Mar 10, 2020 - Accepting Applications for Aquatics Coordinator Position
Johnston Community School District, Community Education Department, is accepting applications for an Aquatics Coordinator position. Primary responsibilities include managing operations of the Summit ...
Feb 24, 2020 - Schedule for Feb. 24 -March 1
Announcements for the week of 2/24/20-3/01/20 Please keep in mind that we are tapering, practice length will be shorter and geared towards the swimmers to qualified Senior state. Practice that will st...
Feb 17, 2020 - Schedule for Feb. 17 - 23
Announcements for the week of 2/17/20-2/23/20 Please keep in mind that we are tapering, practice length will be shorter and geared towards the swimmers to qualified for Age Group & Senior state. For t...
Feb 10, 2020 - Schedule for Feb. 10 - 16
Announcements for the week of 2/10/20-2/16/20 Monday: no age group dryland-normal practice Tuesday: no select dryland-normal practice Wednesday: normal practice Thursday: no select dryland-normal p...
Feb 4, 2020 - Schedule for Feb. 3 - 9
Announcements for the week of 2/3/20-2/9/20 Monday: no age group dryland-normal practice Tuesday: no select dryland-normal practice Wednesday: normal practice Thursday: no select dryland-normal pra...
Jan 20, 2020 - Schedule for Jan. 20 - 26
Announcements for the week of 1/20/20-1/26/20 Monday: age group dryland 5:40-6:20 & normal practice Tuesday: NO select dryland OR practice due to boys HS meet Wednesday: normal practice Thursday: se...
Jan 13, 2020 - Schedule for Jan. 13 - 18
Announcements for the week of 1/13/20-1/18/20 Monday: age group dryland 5:40-6:20 & normal practice Tuesday: select dryland 6:45-7:30 & normal practice Wednesday: normal practice Thursday: select d...
Jan 6, 2020 - Schedule for Jan. 6 - 11
Announcements for the week of 1/06/20-1/11/20 : Monday: age group dryland 5:40-6:20 & normal practice Tuesday: normal dryland/practice Wednesday: normal practice Thursday: normal dryland/practice ...
Dec 30, 2019 - Schedule for Dec. 30 - Jan. 5
Announcements for the week of 12/30/19-1/05/20 : Tuesday & Wednesday:no dryland or practice Saturday: no practice(RAMS swim meet) -If you missed the deadline for our home meet & would still like to g...
Dec 23, 2019 - Schedule for Dec. 23 - 28
Announcements: Dec. 23 - 28 Monday: normal dryland/practice schedule Tuesday & Wednesday: no practice Thursday: normal practice Friday: no practice Saturday: normal practice Please let me know if...
Dec 3, 2019 - Team News Dec. 2 - 7
Announcements for the week of 12/02-12/07: Monday:Age Group dryland 5:40-6:20 Tuesday: No practice HS boys meet Thursday:Select Group dryland 6:45-7:30 Friday:Select Group yoga 6:30-7:30 -There are m...
Nov 18, 2019 - Nov. 18 - 24
Announcements for the week of 11/18/19-11/24/19 : Monday: Age Group Dryland 5:40-6:20 Tuesday: Select Dryland 6:30-7:15 Thursday: Select Dryland 6:30-7:15 Friday: Select Yoga 6:30-7:30 Saturday: No...
Nov 11, 2019 - Nov. 11 - 16
Announcements for the week of 11/11/19-11/16/19 Monday: age group dryland & code of conduct forms due -The Blaze apparel store is up on the website: if your order contains a potential Christmas pres...
Nov 4, 2019 - Nov. 4 -10
Announcements for the week of 11/04/19-11/10/19 Monday: Age Group Dryland 5:40-6:20 Sunday: Deadline to register for the Snow Globe meet on Dec. 13-15 at the Wellmark YMCA. Salute to Veterans Invite...
Oct 28, 2019 - Oct. 28 - Nov. 2
Announcements for the week of 10/28/19-11/02/19: Monday: Age Group Dryland (5:40-6:20) Tuesday: Deadline for DMSF Fall Invite, please get signed up for this meet!!! Thursday: No Practice (Halloween) S...
Oct 21, 2019 - Oct. 21 - 27
Before we get to the announcements for the week, I would like to say thank you to everyone to helped at our home meet this past weekend. We couldn’t have done it without all your help! We saw a lot of...
Oct 14, 2019 - Oct. 14 - 20
Monday: Age Group dryland 5:40-6:20 Friday: Select Group yoga 6:30-7:30 Saturday: No practice/Home meet Sunday: Home meet Qtimes for Sivers & State are on the website under the documents tab. They are...
Oct 7, 2019 - Oct. 7 - 12
Announcements for the week of 10/07/19-10/13/19: Monday: Dryland for Age Group 5:40-6:20 Tuesday: NO practice due to HS girls meet vs. Dowling. This night is Blaze night; all current Blaze swimmers wi...
Sep 29, 2019 - Sept. 30 - Oct. 5
Announcements for the week of 9/30/2019-10/5/2019: Monday: Age Group dryland from 5:40-6:20 Friday: Yoga for select group and any parent who wants to join, 6:30 – 7:15pm Intra-squad meet on Oct. 5 is ...
Sep 22, 2019 - Sept. 23-28
Announcements for the week of 9/23/19: Monday: Fall Kick Off parent meeting starting at 6pm, in the Summit cafeteria. We will be giving away Blaze t-shirts and some equipment. There will also be fo...
Sep 16, 2019 - Sept. 16 - 21
Happy Sunday Everyone! Here is our first weekly Sunday email, in these emails you will be receiving information for the week. Announcements for the week of 9/16/2019: Monday: Age Group will be offered...
Aug 1, 2019 - NOW HIRING Blaze & Aquatics Positions
Do you have a passion for swimming or working in aquatics? Apply now for open aquatics positions at the Summit Middle School Pool. Assistant Team Coach for the Johnston Blaze Swim Club: Assist our He...
Jul 23, 2019 - NEW....Developmental Blaze Team
Introduction to Competitive Swimming Class This will give your potential swimmer a chance to "test the waters," before joining the Blaze team. They will be introduced to all four competitive strokes...
Dec 3, 2018 - November /December Newesletter
Oct 15, 2018 - Team Meets
Team Meets for the 2018-2019 Short Course Season Oct. 6 Blaze Inter-squad meet @ Summit 4-6pm Oct. 14 ACAC meet @ Ames Oct. 19 - 20 Blaze/CIA Fall M...
Oct 8, 2018 - Team Pictures Monday 11/19/18 6:30
Team Pictures Please wear white team shirts. Team pictures will be taken at 6:30 in the Summit Gym Bleachers.