March 5, 2018
Hello Water Rat Swimmers and Parents,
Congratulations on an awesome weekend of racing at Regional Championship!
The hard work and progress this year showed with the number of best times and Age Group Cuts.
This weekend is Senior’s and 8-u Y New England’s followed by Age Groups the following weekend!
Let’s keep the fast swimming going! GO WRAT!!
A FEW NOTES ♪♫
o Senior Championships
o 2018 YMCA New England Championships (8 – under)
o Age Group Championships
o Discovery and Challenger Group Social - Bowlmor Norwalk
o Eastern Zone Championships - Update
Ø WRAT SWIM TEAM BANQUET SUNDAY April 29
Ø SWIM TRIVIA
Meet: Senior Championships
Host Team: Connecticut Swimming
Date: March, 8-11, 2018 Thursday - Sunday
For: For Senior Swimmers who have achieved the qualifying time for an individual event
Meet: 2018 YMCA New England Championships (8 – under)
Host Team: New England YMCA Swimming
Date: March, 11, 2018 - Sunday
For: Swimmers 8-unders who have achieved the qualifying time for an individual event.
Location: Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center at MIT
Sessions: 8-under Girls WARM-UP 7:15AM.
8-under Boys WARM-UP 3:00PM.
Spectator Seating opens at 7:15AM and 3:00PM Respectively.
Meet: Age Group Championships
Host Team: Connecticut Swimming
Date: March, 15-18, 2018 Thursday - Sunday
Location: Chelsea Piers CT,
Sessions: Thursday Evening 14 & under Be on Deck by 2:45PM
Fri-Sat-Sun 11 to14 (Prelims) Be on Deck by 6:45AM
Fri-Sat-Sun 10 & under (Prelims & Timed Finals) Be on Deck by 12:45PM
Fri-Sat-Sun 11 & over (Finals) Be on Deck by 4:15PM
10 - UNDERS ARE TIMED FINALS
Social: Discovery and Challenger Group Social – Bowlmor Norwalk
Date: March 25, 2018 Sunday (1:15PM – 2:45PM)
Deadline: Please RSVP by Friday, March 16
Sign up on Team Unify. Please sign up early to ensure we have reserved enough space.
For: For Swimmers in the Discovery & Challenger Groups
Location: Bowlmor Norwalk - 701 Connecticut Avenue, Norwalk
Cost: Price - $20 per child (siblings welcome) includes shoe rental, bowling, pizza and soft drinks for kids. Your credit card on file will be charged automatically after the event.
We encourage parents to stay and mingle! Any questions please contact Sari Berkowitz at firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet: Eastern Zone Championships
Host Team: Fairport Area Swim Team
Date: March 29-31, 2018
For: For Swimmers who have achieved the qualifying time for an individual event
Location: Webster Aquatics Center
UPDATE: The Eastern Zone Championships scheduled for March 29-31 in Webster, NY. The meet has reached capacity for all 11 & Over swimmers. Should we have any swimmers qualify over the next few weeks and is interested in swimming, we will send an updated entry file ASAP so that we can get on the waiting list. There will be some scratches.
WRAT SWIM TEAM BANQUET / RECOGNITION NIGHT
Water Rats Swim Team Banquet
When: Sunday April 29
Where: Rolling Hills Country Club, 333 Hurlbutt St. Wilton CT
Please RSVP on Team Unify
March 10 – Saturday
Senior III – 7:30 – 9:00AM
Discovery I – 9:00 – 10:00AM
Challenger I – 9:00 – 10:30AM
No Workout for Red & Blue
March 12 – Monday
No Workout for Blue
Are you a swim geek? Do you like cool swimming videos?
Thanks to “Go Swim” here is an awesome video on “ Starts - St. Andrews Starts ”
Did you know? SwimSwam readers to pick the hardest event in swimming…
400 IM – 34.7%
200 Back – 22.2%
200 Breast – 13.0%
200 Fly – 9.6%
1650 Free – 8.4%
200 Free – 7.9%
50 Free – 4.3%
Remember… No Deposit No Return