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Team Info Meetings, Suit fittings and FAQ

 

Dear parents and swimmers,

As we are in our 3rd week of stroke clinic – if you have not signed up for Fall/Winter Team – now is the time to do so.  Here are some upcoming dates and times you might want to mark on your calendars.

Fall Team:  practices start on Monday, October 1st , 2018

New Swim Team Parent Meetings:

9/24 at 5:45 pm and again at 6:45 pm at pool

10/10 at 6:00 pm at pool

 

Sign up for Kalamazoo Away Meet deadline:  is 9/30/18!

 

Team Swim Suit Fitting:

10/10 from 5 -7 pm

Team suits for girls cost $55 (either thin strap or thicker straps option) and boys jammer is $37 and the brief is $32.  The vendor will accept check, cash or credit card (if WiFi is working). 

The Swim Team Store vendor will also be selling grab bag swim suits, goggles, bags and caps at this time.

You can order your team suit on-line prior to 10/10 if you know your size – just click on the “turtle icon” on the home page.

Elmhurst Swim Team Gear Sales:

10/10 from 5 -7 pm

Board members and family volunteers will be selling past Elmhurst Swim Team Gear such as caps, towels, pants and bags on 10/10 as well from 5-7 pm.  This cash or check made payable to: “Elmhurst Swim Team” ONLY.

FAQ:

  • New parent meeting can be attended by new as well as returning parents

  • Team suits from past years can still be worn

  • Team suit is not mandatory but is encouraged at meets to help coaches identify swimmers

  • Team swim cap is encouraged at meets as well as it to helps coaches identify swimmers

  • Team swim caps can be purchased from coach Davis before practices.Exact change encouraged ($5 for latex (thin), $12 for silicone (thick – limited quanitites)

  • Away meets are optional but encouraged

  • Families are encouraged to volunteer on committees and the board as this is a family run team.

  • Proven fact that parents that are involved on the board or a committee have swimmers that stay in swimming.

  • Time commitment on board and committees is very doable!Come join us