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Swim Team News April 29, 2022

 

Swim Team News - 4/29/22

This email is going out to all club members, but most future swim team emails will be sent only to swim team families. Please disregard if this information doesn’t apply to you. Thanks!

Here it comes!

Welcome back to summer…and it looks almost “normal” again! Our GSSSL meet schedule and our workout schedule are similar to “pre-Covid” times. Fingers crossed that things stay heading in this direction.

We were fortunate to have had a partial summer meet schedule last year. Much better than 2020 when we only had virtual time trial meets! This year will bring the full “family party” atmosphere of the GSSSL season back. Watching our younger swimmers cheer on their older siblings, neighbors cheering on neighbors, and our lifeguards showing everyone just how fast they really are helps bring our club to life. Families seeing their “summer friends” again and hanging out together all evening long at meets and practices reminds us all what makes our club so special.

Swim Team Registration will open May 1. Don’t worry, we don’t have a lid, so everyone interested can join. We do ask that swimmers are able to pass the pool swim test to participate on the team. Check with the pool office if you need to schedule a swim test.

Registration Link - https://www.teamunify.com/MemRegStart.jsp?team=recacwa

 

Swim Team Zoom Meeting/Orientation - May 11 - 7:30pm

All of our swim team families, especially new members and also those families that have only participated during “covid” seasons, are encouraged to join. We’ll cover practice and meet schedules, family and swimmer expectations, and have plenty of time for questions from you!

 

Zoom Link - 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3691278679

 

Swim Team “Jump Start” May 16 - 20. Although the club doesn’t officially change to our “early” summer member schedule until May 21, we’re getting a bit of a head start with the swim team. We’ve planned a modified schedule for the week of May 16-20.

Our coaches, along with board reps Dave and Johanna, will be on hand to go over swimmer/family expectations and to help answer any questions. We’ll also have our team suit “fit-kit” available to help assist with suit ordering.

May 16 - Monday - 8U Swim Team Orientation and First Workout - 6:00-7:00pm.

May 17 - Tuesday - 10U Swim Team Orientation and First Workout - 6:00-7:00pm

May 18 - Wednesday - 12U/14U/Senior First Workout

12U  - 4:45 - 5:30pm

14U - 5:30 - 6:15pm

Senior - 6:15 - 7:00pm

 

May 19/20 - Th/F - “Modified” Full Team Workouts 

8U - 4:45 - 5:30pm

10U - 5:30 - 6:15pm

12U - 6:15 - 7:00pm

14U/Senior - 8:00 - 9:00pm

“Regular” Evening Workout Times - May 23 - June 17

6:45 - 7:15pm - 8U

7:15 - 7:50pm - 10U

7:50 - 8:30pm - 12U

8:30 - 9:15pm - 14U & Senior

Look for more detailed information about  time trials, swim clinics, meets and swim team social events on our website and in upcoming newsletters. 

 

Matt Edwards, Head Coach