York Swim Club - Team Update

York Families,

Below are team updates and reminders, please read the entire update as there is important information for everyone included.

Veterans Day Practice Reminder

Thank you to all of the military members in our York family and Veterans everywhere for your service, sacrifice and hard work, you are very much appreciated.

There are no afternoon or evening practices at Yorktown on Thursday, November 11th, Arlington County pools are on holiday schedule and open to the public.  No other practices at any other locations are affected, they are on regular practice schedule.

Swim & Rock Reminders

There are no practices at Oak Marr on Friday, November 19th and Saturday, November 20th due to the Swim & Rock Meet.  Friday Yorktown practices are on regular schedule.  Saturday morning practice at Yorktown will be for all 13 & Over Saturday morning swimmers.  Saturday morning practice at Renaissance will be for all 10-12 year old Saturday morning swimmers.

Upcoming Meet Registration Deadlines

As we stated at the beginning of the season at parent night meet entries must be completed by the registration deadlines, please ensure your swimmer is registered on time, we cannot accept late entries.  Please note that once you sign up for a meet you are committing to the meet fees even if your swimmer does not participate in the meet.

  • Reindeer Mini Meet (for 8 & Under swimmers) – Saturday, November 20th
  • MAKO Holiday Invitational (for 9 & Over swimmers) – Tuesday, November 16th  "NT" (No Time) entries will not be accepted at this meet.  If you want to register for an event you have not swam before please contact your coach so they can provide an entry time.  Please write the event and coaches time in the Notes Section of the swimmer meet entry page.
  • Winter Classic Invitational (for invited swimmers) – Due Date TBD.  Invites for this meet will be emailed out by Friday, November 12th.
  • Lititz, PA John Apple Memorial Travel Meet (for 9 & Over swimmers) – Wednesday, December 15th * Please note that hotel reservations must be completed by Wednesday, December 8th.

Other Reminders/ Info   

Swimmers are encouraged to wear their team t-shirt and red team cap to all meets.  If you have not received your team t-shirt, cap or magnet yet please ask your coach at practice.

We have been notified by Sport Fair that the personalized silicone cap order will be ready in the next two weeks.

There are no practices on Thursday, November 25th and Friday, November 26th for the Thanksgiving Holiday.  There will be regular Saturday morning practices at Oak Marr, Renaissance and Yorktown on Saturday, November 27th.

The winter holiday practice schedule (December 20th – January 1st) will become available mid-December, it will be posted online and emailed out to the team once finalized.

Thank you,

York Swim Club