Waves News 5/23

Great Meet by all the Waves at the St Johns Prep Meet!

Waves dominated the competition at the meet this passed weekend.

 Congratulations  to the following swimmers who dropped 5 or more seconds in an individual event:
Hannah Hartshorn (200 Free, 100 Breast), Ashwika Jha (50 Fly), Lina Matera (200 IM, 50 Fly), Henry Michael(50 Free), Lucy Russo(200 IM), Tyler Tirrell (200 Free), and Victoria Viglas (200 Free).

 Lina’s time of 34.01 in the 50 Breaststroke broke her own team record for 11-12 girls!!!

 William Michael’s31.17 in the 50 Free qualified him for the 10&Under Summer New England Age Group Championships!

 Great Job Waves!
Waves Summer Recreational Swim Team Season begins June 25th!

The Waves are starting a Recreational Summer Team! Doreen and Patti will be coaching our Team with some Senior and College swimmers.

 Practices Monday through Thursday between 4:00 and 5:00pm. Waves can swim them in addition to their regular practices, or do the summer practices only. They will feel like a breeze compared with normal practice.

This will be a Fun and Competitive Recreational Team, which concludes with its own Championship meet.
 Meets will be held on Fridays culminating with a Championship Meet on August 9th and August 10th.  Cost is $100.00 for any current member of the Waves Swim Team. For any swimmer not currently registered with the Waves, cost is $210.00 for Members and $265.00 for Non-members. 

 To register, just click on the Summer Swim Team Tab on our WeymouthClubWaves website!  If you would like to see our Meet Schedule, just click on “Team Functions” on the front page of our Waves website. 

 Any questions, email Jack at
 Waves Team Banquet

Save The Date!  Sunday, June 10th @ 7:00pm, outside by the pool at the Weymouth Club!  We will have Awards, a catered dinner and Raffles and a slideshow.  Please email any photos for our slideshow to James McGrath All proceeds from the Raffle Prizes will benefit the Waves Boosters Club.  For more information how you can contribute or volunteer, please email Jack, Sophie or Kelly McGrath (

 If you have not already, please RSVP with how many people will be attending by this Friday, May 25th.

Practice Schedule This Week- Age Group 1 has regular practice this week.
Age Group 2 does not have practice on Saturday, May 26th.
Juniors and Seniors will have regular practice all week, including Saturday morning practice 6-9am.

Practice Schedule Next Week- Age Group 1, Age Group 2, and Juniors will not have practice on Monday, May 28th.Have a fantastic Memorial Day!!

Seniors Memorial Day practice will depend on effort and attendance this week.

No practice Friday, June 1st or Saturday, June 2nd for any group due to the UConn Meet.

Waves Long Course Meet Schedule is Posted!--Please have a look and register as soon as possible as Registration Dates come up fast.

Specialty Meet at UConn--June 1, 2018-June 3, 2018-
Entries are posted.

LCM Specialty Meet @ McDermott Pool, Warwick, RI June 16, 2018-June 17, 2018- Entries are posted.

Mashpee Super Swim Open Water Swim June 23, 2018—This is a Fun Open Water 3 mile or 1 mile swim.  Please go to for more information about this fun event and to register. All Groups welcome.

Eastern Zone Open Water Championships June 30, 2018- This event serves as a selection meet for National Open Water Championships. Swimmers should have at least participated in a 3 mile or longer open water race before trying this.

LCM Qualifier Meet @ TBD-July 6, 2018-July 8, 2018- 
Registration deadline May 24th.

New England LCM Senior Championships @ Brown University-July 12, 2018-July 15, 2018-Qualifying Meet

10 & Under NE Champs @ Harvard University-July 14, 2018-July 15, 2018-Qualifying Meet

11-14 NE Champs @ Harvard University-July 19, 2018-July 22, 2018-Qualifying Meet

USA Futures Meet @ Richmond, VA-August 2, 2018-August 5, 2018-Qualifying Meet
2018 LCM New England Swimming Time Standards are posted!
All Championship Time Standards are posted.  Just click on the Records and Standards Tab to see the Time Standards for your Age Group.
Swimming Article of the Week
Katie Ledecky being interviewed after her 1500 world record and 400 Free Open Record
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