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News from the Pool- Week of October 8

News from the Pool- Week of October 8

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Friday, October 12- note practice time/location changes for G2/Prep/JV+/V/S

Saturday, October 13- Team Hike (home polo)

Tuesday, October 16- Last day to RSVP for 10/19 Race Night (all swimmers)

Wednesday, October 17- afternoon dryland (home polo)

Friday, October 19- Friday Night at the Races (all swimmers)

Saturday, October 20- note practice time/location changes for G2/Prep/JV/JV+

Sat/Sun, October 20-21- Senior meet (qualifiers only)

Monday/Tuesday, October 22-23- Possible WCAL polo (possible afternoon dryland?)

Friday, October 26- Makeup practice for PHS MW Race Team swimmers (5:30-6:15pm)

Sat/Sun, October 27-28- QSS meet in Watsonville (all swimmers)

 

Tuesday, November 13- Last day to RSVP for Movie Night (all swimmers)

Thursday, November 15- Last day of Fall Race Team (blue and yellow group)

Friday, November 16- Movie Night (all swimmers)

Sat/Sun, November 17-18- OAQ meet (all swimmers)

Thursday-Sunday, November 29-December 2- Holiday Swim Festival (qualifiers only)

 

PRESENTATION (PHS) SCHEDULE

Group at PHS

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Senior

5:30-7am at PHS and 3:30-4:30pm at Elks

5:30-7am swim at PHS, 3:30-4:30 swim+4:30-5:30 dry at Elks

3:45-5:30pm at PHS

5:30-7am swim at PHS, 3:30-4:30 swim+4:30-5:30 dry at Elks

5:30-7am swim, afternoon off

Team Hike 9am  

Varsity

5:30-7am at PHS and 3:30-4:30pm at Elks

5:30-7am swim at PHS, 3:30-4:30 swim+4:30-5:30 dry at Elks

3:45-5:30pm at PHS

5:30-7am swim at PHS, 3:30-4:30 swim+4:30-5:30 dry at Elks

5:30-7am swim, afternoon off

Team Hike 9am

Prep

6:30-7:30pm swim at PHS

6:15-7pm at XG or 5:30-6:30 dry at Elks

6:30-7:30pm swim at PHS

6:15-7pm at XG or 5:30-6:30 dry at Elks

4-5pm or 5-6pm at XG

Team Hike 9am

JV+

 

(no dry),  6:30-7:30pm swim

5:30-6:15pm swim at PHS

(no dry),  6:30-7:30pm swim

5:30-7am swim OR 4-5pm at XG

Team Hike 9am

JV

 

(no dry),  6:30-7:30pm swim

5:30-6:15pm swim at PHS

(no dry),  6:30-7:30pm swim

 

Team Hike 9am

Gold 1

5:30-6:30pm at Elks

5:30-6:15pm at Elks

 

5:30-6:15pm at Elks

 

Team Hike 9am

Gold 2

3:30-4:30pm at Elks

     

5-6pm at XG

Team Hike 9am

Race Team

4:30 or 5:30 at Elks, 6:30 and 7:00 at PHS

4:00, 4:45 and 5:30 at Elks, 6:30 and 7:00 at PHS

5:30, 6:15, 7:00 at PHS

4:00, 4:45 and 5:30 at Elks, 6:30 and 7:00 at PHS

 

Team Hike 9am

 

CROSSGATES (XG) SCHEDULE

Group at XG

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Prep

6:15-7pm

6:15-7pm

6:15-7pm

6:15-7pm

4-5pm or 5-6pm at XG

Team Hike 9am

JV+

 

5:30-6:15pm

4:45-5:30pm

5:30-6:15pm

5:30-7am swim at PHS OR 4-5pm at XG

Team Hike 9am

JV

 

5:30-6:15pm

4:45-5:30pm

5:30-6:15pm

 

Team Hike 9am

Gold

4:45-5:30pm

4:45-5:30pm

 

4:45-5:30pm

 

Team Hike 9am

Race Team

4:00, 4:45, 5:30, 6:15

4:00, 4:45, 5:30, 6:15

4:00, 4:45, 5:30, 6:15

4:00, 4:45, 5:30, 6:15

 

Team Hike 9am

 

SATURDAY TEAM HIKE: Join us for a team hike at Quicksilver Park at the end of McAbee Road in Almaden at 9am on Saturday.  The whole family is welcome to join. You can do a loop OR just 30 minutes up and back.  

PHS POOL SCHEDULE CHANGES:  I apologize for the inconvenience and understand the stress this places on your family schedule.  I am unsure of how long this pool schedule change will be lasting. Please see the practice changes above and noted here:

  • Varsity/Senior: TTh afternoon TBD, Friday is AM only, Sat is hike

  • Prep: TTh afternoon is at XG (swim), Friday is at XG, Sat is hike

  • JV/JV+: no dryland, Friday’s JV+ is AM or XG, Sat is hike

  • Gold 1: M is at Elks, TTh is TBD (most likely at Elks at 5:30)

  • Gold 2:

  • MW Race Team: for MONDAY, the 5:30 group can either swim at 4:45 or 5:30 at the Elks or 6:30 at PHS.  6:15 swimmers are from 6:30-7:15pm and 7:00 swimmers are from 7:00-7:45pm (all at PHS.) Wednesday is regular 5:30, 6:15 and 7:00

  • TTh Race Team: TBD, stay tuned.  I will email more info tonight.

*The Elks Lodge is located at 444. West Alma where Minnesota become Alma before crossing under Highway 85.  Pool located all the way at the back of the parking lot (on the left) before the RV parking.

 

PERSONALIZED GEAR: Be sure to check out the Parent Info tab of the website, especially the “Team Gear” page.  From there, you can order personalized backpacks (thru swimoutlet), parkas (thru TruWest) and thick silicone caps (thru the ordering link.  These will be billed to your BAY account.) The next cap order will be done on November 1, so be sure to order soon for holiday delivery!

 

PHS DRYLAND DAYS: We will be having dryland days for Race Team, JV, JV+ and Prep swimmers due to PHS water polo home games on the following days:

  • Wednesday, October 17

 

We will have have makeup practices for the PHS Monday/Wednesday Race Team swimmers on

  • Friday, October 26 from 5:30-6:15pm

 

Other practice changes due to home polo games:

  • Saturday, October 20- JV/JV+, Gold 2 and Prep will be swimming at XG (time TBD)

 

TEAM APPAREL SITE: Check out the SwimOutlet team store: http://www.swimoutlet.com/swimsouthbay

(BAY receives equipment credit with EVERY purchase made throughout their website to use for kickboards, fins and buoys!  You don’t need to only buy BAY branded apparel; even goggle, swim bag or bikini purchases help the team.)

 

Click here to order personalized silicone caps.  Caps will only be ordered 4x/year. The next order will be done on November 1. Check out the “Parent Info” tab, then click on “Team Gear”.  We will bill your account directly for personalized gear ordered thru the google form. Backpacks and parkas are ordered directly from the vendor with the links found on the above form..

 

If you are looking to buy a team suit, please contact Illusions Activewear directly.  They are open M-F 9-5pm (138 Gilman Avenue off Campbell Avenue between the Pruneyard and downtown) or available 408-370-3954.  Let them know you are looking for a BAY team suit. They also have some amazing practice suits (and real deals in their bargain bins!)