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Week of Sept. 17: Regular Schedule

Week of Sept. 17: 

Senior group: Regular Schedule. AM workouts added this week.. Saturday AM - regular. 

Junior group:  Regular Schedule. Saturday AM: 8:15-10:00. 

 

Orinda Aquatics Swag Merchandise: Orinda Aquatics is offering it fall collection of parent and swimmer outfitting. Jackets, fleeces, sweat pants, hats are all offered for a limited time. The Store closes on September 23 - so get to shopping.  Go to:  Orinda Aquatics Swag Store.... 

 

This Saturday - What's going on:

Making Waves @ Soda 9:00-11:00 - tech suits available for try-on and purchase along with other Orinda Aquatics workout equipment and practice suits.

College Informational Meeting @ 10:00, community room - Donnie and Jean Follmer will give an overview of the college process, collegeswimming.como and Q&A for high school Juniors and Seniors. 

 Orinda Aquatics Parent Social - information below. Please RSVP here: Parent Social RSVP.... 

 

SAVE THE DATES:
Annual OA Parent Social: Saturday, 9/22 from 5-7PM, Holman Home: 350 Miller Court, Orinda. Please join us for an evening of good food and good company at our annual OA Parent Social.  The Holman Family has graciously offered to host us this year.  So please come and visit with our parents and coaches away from the chaos that can be the pool deck.  Appetizers, deserts, and drinks will be served.  We look forward to seeing you there.  If you have any questions, please contact:   Audra Ostler 
 
​Dr G Underwater Testing:   Saturday, Sept. 29-30. More information coming soon.
 
TEAM HOSTED MEETS: All Orinda Aquatic families please mark your calendars for the following team hosted meets. All families are required to work: 
 
New: Oct 6&7 OAPB C/B/BB+ meet
New: Oct 20&21 OAPB Senior Open meet.
 
 
UPCOMING MEET ENTRY (Only enter meets that are on listed on our meet schedule):
For New swimmers to swim connection, here is helpful entry directions:  Entering Meets using Swim Connection....  Always read the meet information sheet before entering and at the very least view the order of events for your swimmer.
 

Open: Team Hosted Orinda Aquatics C/B/BB+, Soda Center; Oct. 6&7:  Team meet for all Orinda Aquatics Swimmers. Swimmers should enter 3-4 events per day. If you are new to Orinda Aquatics - registration is done thru swim connection. Until you receive your registration number from Pacific Swimming, you enter the meet as PENDING (click the link above on entering meets using Swim Connection for step by step directions).   OAPB C/B/BB+ Short Course Meet Sheet & Online Entries...

Coming Soon! Team Hosted: Orinda Aquatics Senior Open Meet, Soda Center; Oct. 20&21:   All 13&up swimmers are eligible & 11-12's that meet the Senior Open time standards.   OAPB Senior Open Meet Sheet & Online Entries..

Added: SRVA C/B/BB+, San Ramon, Oct. 20:   We are adding Saturday Only as an optional swim opportunity for 12&un's that do not qualify for the Senior Open Meet. All qualifying swimmers should enter the Senior Open Meet. Enter Saturday Only (that is the only day a coach will be at the meet). Families are still required to fulfill any worker responsiblities at the Senior Open Meet.                 SRVA C/B/BB+ Meet Sheet and Online Entry....

 

Swim Meet Policy: The coaching staff works to put together a meet schedule that provides a balance of racing opportunities along with well needed periods of training between competitions for each group.  Team policy is swimmers follow the meet schedule for their group, with coaches in attendance. Thanks!

SWIMS database (best times search):     Search the Times Database for your Best Times.…

 

Pacific Swimming Qualifying Time Standards:    Visit Pacific Swimming Time Standards Page...

 

OUTSIDE THE BLACK LINE: 

USA Officials Recruitment: Any parents that might be interested in stroke and turn officiating, please contact Alison Zamanian (alisonzamanian@hotmail.com). She can answer any questions you may have and point in the right direction to get started.