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Team Update: October 7th

 

 

Albany Armada Aquatics

 

AAA Update: October 7th

Hello AAA Parents

Lots of info to catch you up on! The OAPB swim meet was a huge success with many new personal best times and new Junior Olympic qualifiers! The HILLS/EBSD swim meet November 2 & 3rd is still open for registration & Albany Autumn Quad Meet still taking entries. Visit our Event page for more info about each of these events and a look at what’s ahead.

 

Fall Parents Meeting

Thank you for a great turn out at our Parents Meeting last week. For those who missed the meeting go to our Parent Education tab and view the Parent Meeting Power Point as well as a recap of the State of the Team and new team policies.

 

Workout Start Time Notice 

Junior I & II Groups:  Wednesday Workout

Our Dry Land Trainer, Coach Wiz has a conflict n his schedule and needs to adjust our start time to 4:15pm.

 

Armada Clinic Series

The first Clinic in our fall clinic series will take place this Sunday! Review the attached document and sign up!! Space is limited to 15 swimmers per time slot. Clinics are 50 minutes in duration and $30 per clinic.

Clinics will run throughout the fall and cover the following:

October  13

Dives

October 26

Turns

November 10

Butterfly

November 17

Breaststroke

November 23

Backstroke

Times : Junior I & II 9:00am/ Gold Group 10:00am/ Blue & Stroke School 11:00am

 

October Pool Closure

You may have seen some notices around the pool regarding the work that will be done in the locker rooms on October 10 & 11th. AAA will be able to hold afternoon workouts on these days but we will not have access to the restrooms or locker rooms. Please plan accordingly. The entire facility will be closed to the public and only available to our group. On these days, please enter the pool area from the side gate near the outdoor pool. Thursday we will have access to gym locker rooms at the high school. Friday there is no school on the AHS campus so the only restrooms available on Friday are the restrooms in Memorial Park. Please note we will not hold morning workout on Thursday, October 10th but should be back to normal for morning workout on Saturday, October 12th.

 

Team Picture Day, October 24th@ 4:30

Mark you calendar and don’t miss being a part of our team picture day!

Please wear your YELLOW ARMADA T-Shirt & dark pants/shorts.

We will devote the day to our team photo and not hold a workout. The team photo typically takes about  an hour to complete. We will take the entire team pic first, then take a picture of  sub swim groups: Stroke School-Blue Group-Gold Group, Juniors, Seniors. Swimmers can also take individual pictures by the pool and buddy or small group pictures as well. Order forms will be distributed soon at the pool.

 

Officials Clinic, October 12th

The next Officials Clinic will take place on October 12th. Remember, officials receive a 20% discount on membership dues and are instrumental in the success of our team. All teams are required to provide officials based on the number of swimmers entered in a meet. Without our parent volunteer officials our team will receive hefty fines. If you interested in becoming a stroke and turn official and attending this clinic attend this clinic click here for an agenda and location details.

 

Albany Armada Autumn Quad Meet, October 27, 2013

 

We are hosting an unofficial fall meet in order to give our swimmers another opportunity to race. All swimmers are welcome to attend,This is a great introduction to competition and attending meets, and will be a way for coaches to measure the progress of the swimmers.  Please follow the link below to enter the meet.  Entries are DUE by Friday, Oct 18.  Please sign up as soon as possible. 

Entry Link

 

Hills/EBSD Dual Venue Swim Meet, November 2 & 3rd

 

Our November swim meet is now open for registration! Follow the link below for registration through the Swim Connection OME website.

Online Registration