Team Update: November 19th

Hello AAA Families

Please note the important swim meet update to the Alameda Islanders Race to JO’s Meet BelowThe Venue has been changed and the meet will take place at Soda Aquatic Center @Campolindo High School in Moraga. See the note from the meet host below.

As we near the end of the Fall Quarter please be sure to pay your Winter Quarter Dues no later than December 5th. A $10 late fee will be applied to your billing invoice. If your swimmer is taking a break during the winter please contact Coach Helen with the details. Our new team policy requires a $25 monthly inactive fee if you'd like to hold your spot on the team and ensure your swimmer keeps their spot on the team. 


Alameda Islanders Race to JO's, November 22-24

Swimmers competing on Friday need to arrive to the pool as close to 4pm as possible for warm up. For Fridays events you must provide your own timer. Swimmers attending Saturday and Sunday please plan on arriving no later than 7:30 and be ready to start warm up at 7:50am.

Parents, volunteer job assignments have been posted. We are responsible for one timing chair on Saturday and Sunday & one official on Saturday & Sunday. Visit the link below for meet info and to sign up as a volunteer.

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Message from Meet Host:

Due to scheduling conflicts at Chabot College beyond our control, we will hold the meet at Soda Aquatic Center, Campolindo High School, 300 Moraga Road. Moraga, CA 94556. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. Please find directions to the new facility at the end of this message.

Please keep an eye on the meet site, http://www.myswimming. info/journeytojos2013/, because the venue change may result in changes to setup restrictions, timeline and timing lane requirements.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.


Eric Delore
Meet Director
Alamedsa Island Aquatics

SODA AQUATIC CENTER at CAMPOLINDO HIGH SCHOOL: 300 Moraga Road, Moraga, California. Highway 24 West-take Central Lafayette Exit, turn right on Deer Hill Rd, Right on First St, Right on Mount Diablo Blvd, Left on Moraga Rd, and right on Campolindo Dr. Highway 24 East-take Orinda Exit, turn right on Moraga Way, left on Glorietta Blvd, right on Rheem Blvd, left on Moraga Rd, left on Campolindo Dr. Pool is located behind high school. Parking lot located on left. Do not park where no parking signs or permit parking only signs are posted. You will be ticketed or towed. No overnight/RV parking allowed.

PS Please see http://www.myswimming. info/journeytojos2013/ for complete meet details

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Locker Room Closure, November 26th

The facility will be closed to the public next week on November 26thArmada will run a workout and use the outdoor pool but will NOT HAVE ACCESS TO THE LOCKER ROOMS. Please plan accordingly and plan on entering the facility from the side gate.


Holiday Schedule

Next week we will not hold practice on Thursday, November 28th & Friday, November 29th. We will hold practice on Saturday morning and welcome all Junior & Senior swimmers to join the 7-9am workout. Happy Thanksgiving!


Backstroke Clinic

The final clinic in our Fall series will take place on Saturday, November 30th and will focus on Backstroke. Space is still available! Click here for details.


Fundraiser Update

We are still waiting for swimmers to return their fundraising packets!!! If your swimmer still has their bag of bracelets and headbands please return them to the pool ASAP!! As soon as we get the remaining fundraiser packets we can announce our winner!


High School Pre-Season

Pass the word to any interested High School Swimmers!! will offer a pre-season swim group to help prepare swimmers for the high school swim season. We will tune up your strokes with a focus on technique work and set you up for a successful season.Click here for more information.