May 5, 2018
Hello Stingrays Families!
This is just a reminder that our first meet of the year, Time Trials, will take place on Saturday, May 19th. This is just two weeks away!!!! It’s been awesome to see our swimmers back in the water and enjoying the excitement of a new swim season!
Please remember to register your swimmer for Time Trials. The deadline to register is one week before the event, Saturday May 12th. Please remember YOU MUST SIGN IN on the website prior to registering your swimmer for the event. YOU MUST REGISTER YOUR SWIMMER BY THE DEADLINE IN ORDER FOR THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN TIME TRIALS.
Team and individual pictures will take place before the meet. We will send out more information closer to the event about the specifics (gate opening time, etc).
Don’t forget to sign up to volunteer if you want to get some of your volunteer hours done with early in the season!
FOR NEW FAMILIES, here is a little bit more information regarding Time Trials.
Time Trials is the first meet of the season. It is just the Stingrays team competing (there is no opposing team) and it is where the swimmers will get their base times for the season for their individual events. It is a great way for the swimmers to get their feet wet and for new families to figure out the logistics of how a swim meet works.
The night before the meet, we will send out a meet sheet. The meet sheet will tell you what events/heats your swimmer will be swimming. The first meet is always a bit confusing and overwhelming for new families, but after a couple of meets, you will get the hang of it and have fun at the meets. It is so much fun watching your swimmer gain confidence as the year goes on.
To register your swimmer, SIGN IN ON THE STINGRAYS WEBSITE FIRST!!! AFTER signing in, scroll down to the bottom of the homepage. There you will see all the meets listed for the season. Click on the “Edit Commitment” button for Time Trials. Then click on your swimmer’s name and select “Yes, please sign (swimmer’s name) up for this event”. Save the changes and your swimmer will be registered. It should now say “committed” next to your swimmer’s name. That is all you have to do!
We will send out more info regarding meets for new families closer to the actual event. If you have questions, please feel free to reply to this email and ask away!