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Jul 28, 2019 - Winter Swim Registration
REGISTRATION IS FULL! Thanks for the overwhelming response to our Winter Swim Program! Swim With Us! The HRA Winter Swim Program is open to all current and prospective members of Holmes Run Pool. W...
Mar 29, 2019 - Summer 2019 Registration is Now Open!
Summer Swim registration is now open! Whether you're a returning family or new family joining our team, the registration process is simple and takes only a few minutes. New for 2019: online registra...
Aug 3, 2017 - Winter Swim 2017!
WINTER SWIM REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Don't pack away those team suits yet - our youth winter swim program will be starting soon! Hard to believe - but our winter swim program will be starting on Septembe...
Jul 1, 2017 - The Hurricanes Herald - 2017 Issue 4
Jun 26, 2017 - The Hurricanes Herald - 2017 Issue 3
2017 Issue 3 The forecast earlier in the week had predicted thunderstorms for the first NVSL Dual Meet (commonly known as an "A" meet) of the season, but the weather was beautiful as the Holmes Run Ac...
Jun 26, 2017 - The Hurricanes Herald - 2017 Issue 2
2017 Issue 2 The Holmes Run Acres Hurricanes had a short road trip on Saturday, June 17 to visit our good friends at Woodley for Time Trials. The weather was hot and still but the coaches were cool, ...
Jun 23, 2017 - The Hurricanes Herald - 2017 Issue 1
The Hurricanes Herald 2017 Issue 1 Welcome to Summer 2017! School is winding down, the pools are warming up, and the Hurricanes swim team is busy preparing for another exciting season of competitio...
Jun 8, 2017 - Food Truck Tonight!
Don't know what to do for dinner after swim practice? The pool has it covered with the first food truck of the season to night (June 8) serving from 5:00-7:30 pm . BUENA'DILLAS! signature ques...
Apr 24, 2017 - Registration is Open!
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Aug 13, 2016 - Winter Swim 2016 - Registration Open!
Winter Swim Program Sunday evenings 6-7 pm Starts September 25 Providence Rec Center What is it? The w...
Aug 4, 2016 - End of Season Wrap-up Meeting - Aug 8
Please join us for an End of the Season discussion on Aug 8, 2016 Middle Deck at the Pool 7 pm We'd like to hear from team parents/coaches/volunteers Let us know what you thought worked - and what...
Jul 22, 2016 - A-Meet with Forest Hollow - Start Time 9:00 am
The A-Meet with Forest Hollow, July 23, will start at 9:00 as originally scheduled. The host team was unable to make the necessary scheduling changes to accommodate the earlier start time. Forest H...
Jun 9, 2016 - Papa John Fundraiser
Team Fundraiser The Swim team is selling Papa John Buy One Get One Pizza Cards to raise funds for our New Sound System! Each $15 card entitles the card holder to buy a full price Large Pizza a...
Jun 9, 2016 - Swim Team Points of Contact
Swim Team Points of Contact Team Website www.hrahurricanes.org Swim Meet Schedule Team Activities Practice Schedule Volunteer Signup Document Tab: Meet Sheets/Meet Results for A and B Meets T...
May 30, 2016 - Swim Practice Begins Tuesday, May 31
Get Ready to Swim! Swim practice starts at the pool Tuesday, May 31. Practice times are listed below: 13 years old and over: 4:15 - 5:15 pm 9 to 12 years old: 5:15 - 6:15 pm 8 years o...
May 3, 2016 - NVSL Officials Training Clinics
Our team needs you! Consider taking a free NVSL training class for some of the deck official positions. The NVSL offers free training in Stroke and Turn, Referee, Starter, Table Worker, Announcer an...
May 3, 2016 - Summer Swim Registration is Open!
Summer Swim Registration is Now Open! He ad to the team website, www.hrahurricanes.org , to register as a HRA Hurricane for the 2016 summer. In an effort to make everyone?s lives easier, the te...
Jul 26, 2015 - Strong swimming as seniors say "So long!"
Summer finally showed up for the last "A" meet of the 2015 season as the Hurricanes swim team hosted Waynewood on July 18. It was the last "A" meet at home for four 18-year-olds and a few tears wer...
Jul 23, 2015 - HRA Divisional Warm Up Time - 7:25 - 7:40
Please note that HRA Warm-up Time is 7:25-7:40 am on Saturday (different time from prior email). HRA swimmers in the back/breast/fly events should arrive no later than 7:15 am. Meet starts at 8:30...
Jul 18, 2015 - Meet to resume
10:30 pool reopens 10:45 meet resumes
Jul 18, 2015 - Meet delayed
9:55am Thunder again. 30 minute delay every time we hear it.
Jul 14, 2015 - Little ladies lead the way at relay meet
The wet weather continued to plague our swim season last Wednesday as thunderstorms caused two long delays and eventual postponement of the Division 8 Relay Carnival at Sideburn Run . The followin...
Jul 14, 2015 - 45-year-old record broken at "B" meet
The oldest team records we know of date from the 1970 season. There were 3 of those on the books ... until last week's "B" meet at home hosting Lake Braddock . 8-year-old Zoe Dunn posted a time ...
Jul 14, 2015 - Hurricane stars shine as weather clears
Saturday morning brought light rain but the weather finally cleared just in time for the meet at Dominion Hills and stayed fine for the rest of the day. We had some great performances across the bo...
Jul 12, 2015 - Hurricanes battle Mother Nature at Kent Gardens
The Holmes Run Acres swim team travelled to Kent Gardens last Saturday in a clash of the only two yards-length pools in the NVSL. The Dolphins brought a deep roster of talented swimmers but the b...
Jul 4, 2015 - KG pool open again
9:58 Pool is open. Meet will resume at 10:10. Swimmers please check on for events through 11-12 Back.
Jul 4, 2015 - Kent Gardens meet delay ststus
9:25 The meet is delayed for lightning until *at least* 10:10.
Jul 2, 2015 - Hurricanes swim around storms at Todd Potts meet
The Holmes Run Acres swim team traveled to nearby Forest Hollow Swim Club for the traditional July 4th week meet, the Todd Potts Individual Medley Carnival featuring 7 invited teams and the hosts. ...
Jul 1, 2015 - Todd Potts restarting at 8:45
The meet will restart after a 5 min warmup starting now.
Jul 1, 2015 - Todd Potts meet delayed
8:05pm Distant thunder 7:57pm Thunder again. 7:54pm Meet will restart at 8:35 if no more thunder. 7:51pm Thunder heard again. 7:35pm. The meet is delayed due to thunder. This page will be updated when...
Jun 30, 2015 - Hurricanes brave the elements and hungry Sharks
The Holmes Run Acres swim team was away for the first leg of a 3-week road trip on Saturday, visiting Sideburn Run in Week 2 of Division 8 competition. Both teams were unable to field a full slate ...
Jun 28, 2015 - Practice Times Changing - Starting June 30th
Starting Tuesday, June 30, practice times are changing slightly. Please note the new times: Senior swimmers (13-18) practice 7:45 am - 8:45 am 9-12 practice 8:45 am - 9:45 am 8 and under practice 9:...
Jun 24, 2015 - Todd Potts IM Invitational Sign-Up
Todd Potts Individual Medley Invitational Meet Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at 6 pm Forest Hollow Swim Club 4330 Old Columbia Pike Annandale, VA 22003 The Todd Potts Individual Medley Meet is open to all...
Jun 22, 2015 - Hurricanes building strength as season opens
The Holmes Run Acres swim team opened the 2015 season at home, hosting Arlington Forest Club in the first week of competition in Division 8. With several families away the Hurricanes were short in ...
Jun 19, 2015 - Pep Rally and Spaghetti Dinner Tonight
First Pep Rally of the year! We'll begin right after practice at 6:45 pm. For this Pep Rally we return to an old favorite - the Spaghetti Dinner ! We'll have fun activities, do some team cheers, ...
Jun 19, 2015 - Saturday's A-Meet Reminders
Hurricane season begins tomorrow with a Home Meet against Arlington Forest at 9 am. HRA swimmers need to be at the pool no later than 7:50 am. Warm-ups begin at 8 am. Important Notes: Officials shou...
Jun 17, 2015 - Clayton Joyner Scholarship Fundraiser - June 17
Happy Hour and Silent Auction For the Clayton Joyner Memorial Scholarships A-Town Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Happy Hour prices from 6 to 9 p.m. 4100 N. Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22203 Come ...
Jun 15, 2015 - All Team Members Must be Registered before competing in Meets
All swimmers must be registered with the team and have an up to date pool membership to be eligible to swim for the team. If you are uncertain if your registration is up to date, please send an emai...
Jun 12, 2015 - Reminders for Saturday's Time Trial
All swimmers and officials should be at Woodley Pool no later than 7:50 am. 7421 Camp Alger Ave, Falls Church, VA 22042 The weather forecast for Saturday looks like more hot weather. The team has on...
Jun 12, 2015 - Final Call for Team T-shirts and Swim Caps
If you would like to order a Team T-shirt or Swim Cap, please place your order today. The sign-up sheet will either be at the front desk or with Christina Kim. Prices are as follows: T-Shirts - ...
Jun 10, 2015 - NVSL College Scholarship Applications Due June 26
The NVSL offers a scholarship to graduating high school swimmers and/or divers each year. (Former HRA swimmer, Alex Howe, was a recipient). The application deadline is 6pm on June 26, 2015. More i...
Jun 10, 2015 - Sign-Up for Saturday's Meet
Your help is needed on Saturday at the Woodley Time Trial Meet! The registration is availaible to sign-up for Saturday's meet. We need everyone's help to have enough officials to run the meet. If ...
Jun 9, 2015 - Swim Team Parent Meeting - Tuesday, June 9
Swim Team Parent meeting - rescheduled for Tuesday, June 9 at 6 pm (weather permitting)
Jun 9, 2015 - Swim Suit Sale - Wednesday, June 10
A representative from SwimFair will be at Holmes Run selling team suits - Wednesday, June 10 4-6 pm. A previous email had the correct date - but incorrect day of the week - my apologies for any con...
Jun 8, 2015 - Parents meeting delayed to Tuesday -swim practice cancelled
Jun 5, 2015 - NVSL Officials Training
NVSL Officials Training The schedule for NVSL Officals Training is posted on the team website under 'Documents'. The next Stroke and Turn Clinic for Holmes Run will be held at Annandale Swim and...
Jun 5, 2015 - Swim Team - Upcoming Activities
Swim Team - Upcoming Activities Parent Meeting - Monday, June 8, 6 pm by the upper pool Team Swim Suit Sale - Tuesday, June 9, 4-6 pm Woodley Time Trials - Saturday, June 13 The swim season is getting...
Jun 4, 2015 - Swim Practice Cancelled - Thursday, June 4
Practice cancelled today - Thursday, June 4 Due to the continued cold weather, Coach Kristin has cancelled swim practice for today, Thursday, June 4. Temperatures are expected to be better tomorrow,...
Jun 1, 2015 - Swim Practices cancelled due to thunder
Due to thunder, all remaining swim practices for this evening have been cancelled.
May 26, 2015 - 2015 NVSL Training Schedules Posted
NVSL Swim Officials Training Updated training schedules have been posted in the documents section of the website. No experience necessary! Swim officials get the best seat in the house during swim...
May 1, 2015 - 2015 Practice Schedule
May 1, 2015 - Swim Meet Primer
Aug 26, 2014 - Winter Swim 2014-2015
Winter Swim begins Sunday 14 September, 6-7pm at Providence RECenter. Spaces are limited, so enroll ASAP (see email message sent 26 August)
Jul 23, 2014 - Huge performances at Mini Meet
Our 10-and-under swimmers were away Sunday morning for the 20 th Annual Woodley Mini Meet and came home with a staggering number of jumbo-sized ribbons, a load of medals, and 3 meet records. Each sw...
Jul 19, 2014 - Mixed emotions at final "A" meet
The Holmes Run Acres swim team hosted Mansion House Club in the final "A" meet of the season. It was a day of mixed emotions, starting with a welcome to Dr. Nancy Joyner and Kristin Joyner McLellan...
Jul 19, 2014 - 8-and-under All-Stars lower team record
The 8&U Boys Medley Relay squad ( Jou Barzdukas , Trevor Klein , Omer Do Santos , and Avery Baird ) traveled to Hunt Valley in Springfield on Wednesday to compete in the NVSL All-Star Relay Champi...
Jul 15, 2014 - Hurricanes now 2-2
The Holmes Run Acres swim team visited Waynewood in Week 4, the third "A" meet of the year against a pod of Dolphins. The weather was hot and still and the times were not quite as fast as in previo...
Jul 15, 2014 - 4 wins, 2 team records, 1 All-Star squad at Relay Carnival
The Holmes Run Acres swim team traveled to Mansion House for the NVSL Division 7 Relay Championship on Wednesday. After a delay due to a severe thunderstorm the action was fast and furious as each ...
Jul 11, 2014 - Congrats to our All-Stars!
Congratulations to Jou Barzdukas Trevor Klein Omer Do Santos Avery Baird our 8&U boys Medley Relay?They are All-Stars! NVSL All-Star Relay Carnival is July 16, 2014 at 4:00 pm at: Hunt Valley Pool...
Jul 6, 2014 - Storms interrupt IM meet
Hurricane Arthur made landfall on the Outer Banks Thursday and its outer fringe spawned thunderstorms that disrupted the annual Todd Potts Individual Medley Carnival at Forest Hollow . Warmups wer...
Jul 6, 2014 - Hurricanes too fast for Rapids
The Holmes Run Acres swim team celebrated the national birthday in fine style on Saturday, scoring the team's first win of the season at Great Falls . Some of the swimmers had stayed up late watchin...
Jun 29, 2014 - Three NVSL records set at HRA meet
Weather conditions were perfect on Saturday as the Holmes Run Acres swim team hosted Greenbriar in the second "A" meet of the year. The crowd gave a warm welcome to Dr. Nancy Joyner - we greatly ...
Jun 24, 2014 - Hurricanes remember coach CJ; Max Cruz breaks 2 records
The Holmes Run Acres swim team hosted Dowden Terrace in the first "A" meet of the year on Saturday. Just before the national anthem the teams and officials assembled on the pool deck to hear a touc...
Jun 20, 2014 - Swim meet primer
Parents often ask about the different types of swim meet, so here's a primer: ---- "A" meets are competitive, swimmers are selected by the coaches. For 5 weeks we swim a dual meet each Saturday agains...
May 27, 2014 - Practice Schedule
Hurricanes 2014 Summer Practice Schedule May 27 th through June 25 th Monday through Friday Ages 13 & over: 4:00 ? 5:00 PM Ages 9 ? 12: 5:00 ? 6:00 PM Ages 8 & under:...
Apr 29, 2014 - TeamJoyner t-shirts
Email me ASAP if you are interested in a t-shirt to show support for Clayton. Tim Harris HRATeamRep@gmail.com
Aug 29, 2013 - Winter Swim
Hurricane Winter Swim 2013-14 We will be having winter swim this year! Like last year we will have four lanes, and we?ll be back at Providence ReCenter. Please respond ASAP as we have limited spac...
Aug 13, 2013 - sweetFrog Fundraiser
ı Holmes Run Acres Hurricanes Swim Team FUNDRAISER See "Events" or "Documents" for the flyer. You must bring the flyer with you to sweetFrog for our group to earn credit ı Wednesday, August 21 ııııı...
Jul 28, 2013 - Records old and new tumble at Divisionals
The Holmes Run Acres swim team sent its top competitors to the Division 7 Individual Championship at Greenbriar on Saturday and despite tough competition from the other 5 teams the Hurricanes' resul...
Jul 27, 2013 - Six (6) NVSL All-Stars!
Congratulations to our 6 NVSL All-Stars! Julie Surette Free?seeded 11 th Fly -- seeded 15 th Brett Davey Free -- seeded 6 th Jesse Kane Fly ? seeded 5 th Free --seeded 10 th Marla Sur...
Jul 27, 2013 - Salad and other Perishables delay
Salad and other food that must be eaten tonight will arrive around 6:30 pm. Please stop by the pool and pick some up. Tim (without Kurt)
Jul 27, 2013 - Banquet Postponed until Monday 6:30 pm
Banquet postponed... rescheduled for Monday 6:30pm. The salad and other perishables are being delivered (est 6:00pm) to the pool as planned so please come by to claim a share to take home and enjoy. T...
Jul 25, 2013 - Juniors score big at Mini Meet
10-and-under swimmers from Holmes Run Acres and 8 other clubs participated in the annual Woodley Invitational Mini Meet in hot conditions last Sunday. Many spectators wore pink to honor Carol and A...
Jul 25, 2013 - Banquet contributions requested
The Banquet Committee would like the following contributions: Markers for kids to draw on butcher paper. Return of markers is not guaranteed, so if you have any you don't mind donating it will help k...
Jul 20, 2013 - Record-breaking seniors lead Hurricanes to winning season
Senior Day produced a few tears as the Holmes Run Acres swim team recognized 9 long-time swimmers at the final home "A" meet of the season. It also produced many smiles as the seniors led the Hurrica...
Jul 19, 2013 - Mini Meet - volunteers needed, and new info
The season is flying past - it's already time for the Woodley Mini Meet! This is a great meet but it needs a small army of volunteers to get hundreds of kids through their events as quickly as possibl...
Jul 19, 2013 - Banquet - pay by Sunday for best rate
Reminder : Pay for the Awards Banquet by Sunday to get the "early bird" discount ($12 for 17+, $7 for 5-16), saving $3 per person. Please let us know you are coming ASAP by logging in at the team W...
Jul 18, 2013 - All-Star Relay team breaks record
The Boys 15-18 200m Freestyle Relay team of Jesse Kane , Matt Quandt , Ryan Davenport , and Erik Vasquez were seeded equal-18th at the NVSL All-Star Relay Championship on Wednesday night at Linco...
Jul 13, 2013 - Stormy weather, mixed results at Divisional Relays
A long thunderstorm delay added to the drama at this week's Division 7 Relay Carnival. The Hurricanes finished in 4 th place, a solid result given we were the only team not to win an event. We fiel...
Jul 13, 2013 - Hurricanes back to .500 after close tussle with Dolphins
The Holmes Run Acres swim team tied its Division 7 "A" meet record with a second win on Saturday, splitting the relays to hold on to a 14-point lead over Greenbriar. There were some very close finish...
Jul 6, 2013 - Hurricanes team small but strong at IM carnival
The Holmes Run Acres swim team had a solid performance at the Todd Potts IM Carnival on the evening of July 3rd at Forest Hollow. We were short a few swimmers due to the holiday but those who went ...
Jul 6, 2013 - Hurricanes huff and puff but Mansion House weathers storm
Mansion House were winless going into Saturday's meet at Holmes Run Acres but edged the Hurricanes 220-200. It was an exciting meet with many close finishes and tough battles for minor places as both...
Jul 4, 2013 - No Hurricane Practice tonight 7/4 -- Happy 4th!
Jun 29, 2013 - Hurricanes record now 1-1 after 1-point victory
The Holmes Run Acres swim team had its closest result in almost 5 years, edging Fox Mill Woods by a single point to join the Fintastics, Greenbriar, and Sleepy Hollow B&R at 1-1 in the middle of the D...
Jun 23, 2013 - Pirates plunder points but Hurricanes hold heads high
Poplar Tree gave us a tough welcome to Division 7, winning 247-173. Both teams had a few holes in their rosters but the Pirates were a little stronger and took two or three of the points places in ma...
Jun 23, 2013 - Swim meet primer/refresher
Here's another primer for new parents and a refresher for "old" parents (everyone stop looking at Jim Davey). "A" meets are official NVSL events, each swum against another Division 7 club on a Saturda...
Jun 20, 2013 - Practice schedule
The following information is provided for the benefit of the parents of new swimmers (and as a refresher for "old" parents). The Practice Schedule is on the team Web site at http://www.teamunify.com...
Jun 9, 2013 - Job Signup! Volunteer!
The online Job Signup is available for all events. Please use this to volunteer. It takes an incredible number of people to run a meet?for a home B meet it takes over 50 volunteers. Many pools re...
Jun 1, 2013 - 2013 season is under way
The 2013 pool season started with a minor setback as the pump for the lower pool failed the day before we opened. After cramming the older swimmers into the icy upper pool for three days things final...
May 1, 2013 - Registration is Open
Hello Hurricanes! The 2013 season is about to begin and registration is now open! Registration! Click Start Registration in red on the top left of the page, then Register Now . Double check ...
Apr 3, 2013 - Flower Power Fundraiser
Help support the pool and the swim team! Flower Power Fundraising for Holmes Run Acres Recreation Association Please consider purchasing summer bulbs and bare root perennial plants from Flower Power...
Jul 22, 2012 - 10-and-unders bring the thunder, take home hardware at Mini Meet
The junior Hurricanes lifted the team's spirits with a strong performance at Sunday's Woodley Mini Meet. We had 84 entries and tallied 19 firsts, 14 seconds and 16 thirds in heats, and 12 gold medals,...
Jul 21, 2012 - Hurricanes valiant in narrow loss
Dismal weather dampened the spirits of spectators and officials at Saturday's division-deciding meet at Fair Oaks, but the Hurricanes swimmers gave all they had to finish 30 points behind the Sharks. ...
Jul 20, 2012 - Records tumble in A meet vs Fox Hunt
The Hurricanes record board will need a major overhaul after Thursday night's re-scheduled "A" meet against the Fox Hunt Splash: Max Cruz not only bettered his own 5-day-old team record in the boys 9...
Jul 18, 2012 - All-Star Relay results
The Mixed Age Boys (Aaron Moylan, Max Cruz, Matthew Milburn, and Jesse Kane) were seeded 8th in a field packed with Division 1 and 2 teams and finished 5th with a time of 1:55.19, breaking their own...
Jul 14, 2012 - Hurricanes qualify for 2 All-Star Relays
After a great performance at the Divisonal Relay Carnival, once again we will compete in two events at the NVSL All-Star Relay Carnival: The Mixed Age Boys (Aaron Moylan, Max Cruz, Matthew Milburn, ...
Jul 2, 2010 - Alex Howe Awarded the NVSL President's Scholarship
I'm very happy to share some exciting news with the team. Alex Howe has been selected as the Northern Swimming League President's Scholarship recipient for 2010! This is a very prestigious NVSL award ...
Apr 25, 2010 - Hurricane Handbook Added to Website
Dear Hurricane Parents, I am happy to inform you that the Hurricane Handbook has been added to the Documents section of our website. We have had this document for a while and some of you may be fami...
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