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LC 2018 Super Scoop #5

LC 2018
Super Scoop #5
Wednesday, May 9th
 

Greetings Super Bronze and Super Squad Families!

In this edition, I will have some Practice CHANGES, Meet Information for this Weekend, a Lost and Found Update, and a Dryland Update.

Practice!

As mentioned at the Parent Meeting, we are expecting everyone to attend at least 2 out of the 4 practices per week, but we are recommending 3 out of 4 to really see improvement of all aspects of the sport. We understand all of our swimmers do activities other than swimming, and we 100% respect that and want them to pursue other interests. My goal for them is to have enough fun while learning to ultimately get them to choose swimming.

SB Schedule Changes:
          Saturday, 5/12 – No Practice (Due to WYW Summer Qualifier)
          Saturday, 5/19 – No Practice (Due to Bubble Down)

SS Schedule Changes:
          Friday, 5/11 – No Practice (Due to WYW Summer Qualifier)
          Saturday, 5/12 - No Practice (Due to WYW Summer Qualifier)
          Friday, 5/18 – No Practice (Due to Bubble Down Prep)
          Saturday, 5/19 – No Practice (Due to Bubble Down)

**Dryland Update** It has been going well in its 3-day existence thus far. As the weather gets warmer, we will start taking our Dryland outside. This being said, I need everyone to start wearing SNEAKERS to Dryland Practice if you plan on attending. We can’t go outside in Flip Flops, Crocs or Bare Feet. I also need them to wear their bathing suits under a pair of shorts and a shirt, so we can get in the pool right after we are finished.**

Meets!

In this section I will update you on any important Meet topics, including but not limited to Sign-Ups available, Sign-Up Deadlines, when the swimmers events are ready to view, when results are posted, etc.

Please check out our Meet Schedule.

Upcoming Meet Information:
WYW Summer Qualifier
Date: Saturday & Sunday, May 12th & 13th
Location: Wilton Family YMCA
Time: Check-In 11:45am @; Warm-Up @ 12:00pm; Start @ 1:30pm; Finish by 5:00pm
What to bring: Maroon Team T-Shirt, Team Swimsuit (or plain Black Swimsuit), Swim Caps (I will have some at Practice and at the Meet), Goggles, Towel, Warm Clothes (for in between events), Footwear, Drinks (Water, Gatorade, etc.)

Events Available to Sign-Up:
Due to a lack of Entries to our WYW Summer Invitational on June 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, SB and Registration Deadline of TODAY. This is another opportunity for a Long Course Meet, and is not a substitution for any Meets already signed up for.

Events Available to View:
5/11-13: WYW Summer Qualifier

Results Posted:
WHAT 12/Under Themed Meet
RYWC Pentathlon

Special Events!

In this section, I will give a run-down of all important dates, some of which may be repeats of things above, just to put it all in the same place for you!

  1. BUBBLE DOWN

Please save the date, Saturday May 19th in the morning to help us take down our Bubble and make way for Summer sunshine on the 50M Pool!

  1. Parent Handbooks/Team T-Shirts

If you attended our Parent Meetings last week and didn’t receive a New Wahoo Handbook, please see me after Practice. Every Wahoo Family must have a Wahoo Handbook. If you are returning Wahoo Family or have an older sibling on the team and have already received a Wahoo Handbook, you are all set.

Also, I have a few more swimmers who haven’t received a Team T-Shirt, if you are one of these, please also see me after practice so I can get you your swag!

  1. Meet Volunteers
    1. Interested in learning about becoming an Official, the Computer or Daktronics timing systems for our LC meets?  Contact Amy Nonnenmacher (amynonnen@optonline.net) or Kara Babashak (babashak@sbcglobal.net)
    2. Interested in becoming more involved? Any parent interested in getting more involved with the Wahoos as a squad VP or on WPAC for the 2018-2019 season please email Bernadette Hess (hess2@optonline.net) or Amy Nonnenmacher (amynonnen@optonline.net)
  2. Lost & Found

Our Team Website has been updated with the latest items that have either been lost or found. If you find an item or have lost an item, please let me know. I will store them in the Wahoo Office and update the website. The List can be found under the PARENTS tab: https://www.teamunify.com/SubTabGeneric.jsp?team=ymca-1024&_stabid_=148425

Sincerely,
Coach Dave