This week at Delaware Swim Team: 4/19-4/25
Here's what's happening this week at Delaware Swim Team:
 
 
PRACTICE CHANGES
SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS
SJAC JUNIOR CLASSIC
SSC SPRING BLUE & GOLD MINI MEET
SSC SPRING BLUE & GOLD MEET
SSC SPRING BLUE & GOLD SPRING SPECTACULAR
KA MAY MELEE MEET
SAFE SPORT ONLINE SESSIONS
SUMMER PRACTICE SCHEDULE
 
 
PRACTICE CHANGES
 
All groups are continuing the combined practice schedule at Pike Creek, while work is going on.  Swimmers should continue to follow this practice schedule at Pike Creek through to Sunday, April 25:
 
Weekdays
Spring Conditioning: 4:30-5:30 PM
Minis: 5:30-6:30 PM
Juniors: 6:30-8:00 PM
Seniors: 8:00-10:00 PM; no morning practices
 
Weekend
Winter Instructional: Normal practice schedule
Winter Training: Normal practice schedule
Minis: 11:30-12:30 PM on Saturday only; no Sunday practice at any location
Juniors: 12:30-2:30 PM on Saturday only; no Sunday practice at any location
Seniors: 6:30-8:30 AM on Sunday only
 
Information on the resumption of the practice schedule at New Castle will be sent out when it becomes available to the administrative staff.
 
 
SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS
 
 
Middle Atlantic Senior Championships are this weekend, April 22-25 in Carlisle, PA.
 
This is a prelims/finals meet.  Each session will be limited to 200 swimmers, and each event will be limited to 56 swimmers (but not the top 56 times).
 
Swimmers will receive more information on this meet in a separate email from Coach Nelson.
 
 
SJAC JUNIOR CLASSIC
 
 
The Junior Classic is now May 1-2 in Voorhees, NJ.   The deadline to revise entries has passed.
 
The meet is now a timed finals format.  There is also no more Friday for the meet.  All swimmers will now have 2:00 PM warm-ups, and 3:00 PM starts, on both Saturday or Sunday.
 
 
SSC SPRING BLUE & GOLD MINI MEET
 
 
The Spring Blue & Gold Mini Meet is Friday, May 7, in Newtown Square, PA.  The deadline to sign up for the meet has passed.
 
Warm-up information and other meet information will be sent out in the week leading up to the meet.
 
 
SSC SPRING BLUE & GOLD MEET
 
 
The Spring Blue & Gold Meet is May 1-2, in Newtown Square, PA.  The deadline to sign up for the meet has passed.
 
 
SSC BLUE & GOLD SPRING SPECTACULAR
 
 
The Blue & Gold Spring Spectacular is May 8-9 in Newtown Square, PA.  The deadline to sign up for the meet has passed.
 
 
KA MAY MELEE MEET
 
 
The May Melee Meet is May 14-16 in Carlisle, PA.  The deadline to enter the meet has passed.
 
This is a scratchback meet, meaning that swimmers entered into the meet must confirm which events they will swim in on the day of the meet, during warm-up.  This is to minimize the number of open lanes in each session.
 
 
SAFE SPORT ONLINE SESSIONS
 
Delaware Swim Team is participating in USA Swimming's Safe Sport program, and would like parents and swimmers 12 years old and over to take the following Safe Sport courses.
 
Parent Sessions
Wednesday, May 12, 8:00 PM. Register here.
Wednesday, June 23, 8:00 PM. Register here.
 
Parents should follow these steps:
2. Click "Register".
3. Click "Create Account" in the Non-Member Access box.
4. Follow the prompts to register an account.
5. Click "Courses".
6. In Parent's Guide to Misconduct in Sport, select "Add to Cart".
7. Click "Checkout".
8. Enter the requested billing information and click "Order". (The course is free.)
9. Click "Dashboard".
10. Select the Parent's Guide to Misconduct in Sport course to start.
11. Complete the course using the prompts.
 
Swimmer Sessions (12-18 years old only)
Thursday, April 15, 8:00 PM. Register here.
Thursday, May 13, 8:00 PM. Register here.
Thursday, June 24, 8:00 PM. Register here.
 
Athletes should follow these steps:
2. Enter your last name, first name, and date of birth into the search parameter boxes, and click "Search".
3. Click "Continue" next to your name.
4. Click "Go to Learn".
5. Select "Courses" at the top.
6. For athletes ages 12-18, click on the Safe Sport for Athletes course and complete the course using the prompts.
7. For athletes over the age of 18, click on Safe Sport Training for Adult Athletes.
 
 
SUMMER PRACTICE SCHEDULE
 
The administrative staff is working on a summer practice schedule.  Much of the schedule depends on finding and reserving practice locations, with the pandemic continuing.  A summer schedule should be available in mid-May.
 
 
Thanks,
The Delaware Swim Team coaching staff