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Super Scoop #14

Super Scoop
Wednesday, 1/31/18

Greetings Super Bronze and Super Squad Families! I hope everyone had a fantastic holiday season, and a happy new year! Thank you to all families for the wonderful and generous gifts we received, we appreciate it and you all very much!

This issue of the Super Scoop will have Practice Changes, Meet Info, Meet Entries, and a Meet Sign-Up.

Practice!

As you know by now our Practice Schedule is on our website, and available by clicking that link! Our first few weeks of practice will consist of a learning period for each stroke. This is a chance to clean up our strokes at a slower pace, so later in season when things start to pick up, we are swimming clean and efficiently. So as it may be “boring” for some swimmers, this is a very important time of the season!

SB Schedule Changes:

Saturday, 2/3 – All 8/Unders @ 11:30am-12:30pm; All 9/Overs @ 10:30am-11:30am
Saturday, 2/10 – No Practice

SS Schedule Changes:

Thursday, 2/1 – Practice Change to 6:30-7:30pm in the 25Y Pool (HS Swim Meet)
Saturday, 2/3 - All 8/Unders @ 11:30am-12:30pm; All 9/Overs @ 10:30am-11:30am
Saturday, 2/10 – No Practice

NEW Locker Room Policy
So Far … So Good! (Thank you for being accepting this new policy)
Effective immediately, we will be putting in place a new Locker Room Policy for before and after practices.
All Swimmers will have 5 minutes of Locker Room time before practice and 15 minutes of Monitored Locker Room time after practice. This restriction should allow for enough time to change into a bathing suit before practice, and enough time to shower, dry off, and change back into clothes after practice, if the swimmers use the time efficiently. Should a Swimmer not be finished changing, they will be asked to use the Single Occupancy Bathroom connected to the Lobby in order to finish
This Policy will be strictly enforced, and as I mentioned above, effective immediately and starting today. I am asking everyone to share this information with their swimmers before practice today. I will be mentioning it before practice begins as well.

Meets!

Meet Sign-Ups:

CT Regional Championship
       
Date: Saturday, March 3rd & Sunday, March 4th (SB & SS not attending Friday)
          Time: TBD (Depends on Locations)
          Location: TBD (We will know by Friday, February 23rd)
          Registration Deadline: Friday, February 9th

Meet Entries:

8/Under CT YMCA State Championship
          Date: Super Bowl Sunday, 2/4
          Time: Check-In 8:00am @; Warm-Up @ 8:30am; Start @ 10:00am; Finish @ 12:00pm
          Location: Canterbury School, 101 Aspetuck Avenue, New Milford, CT (See attachment for Parking Map)
          Entries: FINAL AND CANNOT BE CHANGED!

WHAT Swimming Invitational
          Date: Saturday, February 10th & Sunday February 11th (We are not attending Friday)
          Time: 11/12’s Check-In @ 10:45am; 10/Under’s Check-In @ 2:55pm
          Location: Wesleyan University, 161 Cross Street, Middletown, CT
          Entries: PLEASE CHECK TO MAKE SURE YOU ARE ENTERED IN THE CORRECT DAYS!!!

HMST 8/Under Finale
          Date: Sunday, 2/18
          Time: Girls à Check-In @ 7:45am; Warm-Up @ 8:00am; Start @ 9:00am
                   Boys à Check-In @ 11:45am; Warm-Up @ 12:00pm; Start @ 1:00pm
          Location: Hopkins School, 986 Forest Road, New Haven, CT
          Entries: Will be completed after this weekend’s Meet

Meet Results:

WYW October Kickoff
WYW Thanksgiving Invite
WYW 12/Under Pentathlon
FLY/CIY Long Island Holiday Invite
BDEV January Qualifier
9-12 CT YMCA State Championship

Good luck to all Wahoos this weekend!

Sincerely,
Coach Dave