December 25, 2017
Week of Dec. 25th - holiday schedule
Senior Group this Week: No workout on Monday or Tuesday. Senior Group follows the Holiday Schedule from Wednesday thru Saturday.
College Swimmers: Welcome home for the holidays. If you will be working while home, you must be registered for one of your college programs. Click here to go to the college registration page....
Junior Group this Week: No workout on Monday or Tuesday. The Junior Group will follow the holiday Wednesday thru Saturday.
Monday Meetings: Jr 3 (optional for Jr 2). All Group Meeting (Jr1, Jr2 & Jr3) is the 1st Monday of each month.
All-Star Selections: Congratulations to Natalie Ung, Lexi Fox and Isaac Kim for their selection to the 2018 Pacific All-Star Team. They will represent Pacific Swimming at the 2018 Pacific Coast All-Star Meet, January 6-7 in Snohomish, Washington.
Junior Group - Arizona Meet - Save the Dates: The plan for the Junior Group is to attend the Elite West Showcase again this spring. The meet is at Arizona State in Tempe Arizona, April 13-15. The qualifying times are National BB time for 9, 11 & 13 year olds and National A time for 10, 12 & 14 year olds. There are bonus events: 1 qualifying time gets 4 bonus swims; 2+ qualifying times get 3 bonus swims). More information to follow. Meet Information link....
2018 USA Renewal: The 2018 USA registration team renewal has been sent to Pacific Swimming (all swimmers whose USA registration is set expires at the end of the month have been renewed). Member accounts have been billed the renewal fee ($73) which will reflect on the January 1 billing.
Photo Link on the Website! If you have not been to the website recently, a Photos link (top right of the menu list) has been added that will take you to an external site where you can view hundreds of team and individual pictures (It is still a work in progess but thanks to Fred Stambaugh and Jill Jones; it ought to be a great place for parents to find pictures of your swimmers).
TEAM HOSTED MEETS: All Orinda Aquatic families please mark your calendars for the following team hosted meets. All families are required to work:
Paxti's Pizza Fundrasier, Wednesday Jan. 31, 2018
Swim Meet Policy: The coaching staff works to put together a meet schedule that provides a balance of racing opportunities along with well needed periods of training between competitions for each group. Team policy is swimmers follow the meet schedule for their group, with coaches in attendance. Thanks!
SWIMS database (best times search): Search the Times Database for your Best Times.…
Pacific Swimming Qualifying Time Standards: Link to 2017 Junior Olympic Time Standards and 2017 Far Western Time Standards. Pacific Swimming will be usind single age times for JO's and has created their own Far Western times for 2017. Visit Pacific Swimming Time Standards...
OUTSIDE THE BLACK LINE:
USA Officials Recruitment: Any parents that might be interested in stroke and turn officiating, please contact Alison Zamanian (firstname.lastname@example.org). She can answer any questions you may have and point in the right direction to get started.