December 18, 2018
1.). Baby Spencer - Coach Amy’s baby GIRL arrived December 11th. Welcome to the swim family little Charlee!
2.) Coach Amy's Leave: Coach Amy is currently on maternity leave. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact one of our awesome board members or your swimmer's coaches. You can find their email addresses on our website.
3.) Winter Break Schedules (CG Site): All practices will be at the normally scheduled evening times except for the following dates:
December 24th and 25th - No practice! Merry Christmas!
December 31st - Red, Black, and Pre-Senior 9:30-11:00am (No White Team)
January 1st- No practice! Happy New Year!
4.) ICAC Meet Entry: The RSVP has closed for this meet and we cannot add any swimmers. Final entries were emailed on 12-12.
5.) CGAC SuperBowl Splash RSVP: The RSVP is now open and the meet packet will be made available once it has been approved by IN Swimming. Please be sure to RSVP! This meet is run in a prelim/final format (Top 16 swimmers ages 11 and older qualify to swim finals in the evening), which is the same format as the March Championship meets.
6.) CGAC SuperBowl Splash Volunteers: In the next week, we will be looking for people to start filing our trained position volunteer spots. If you are trained and want to volunteer as announcer, timing console, starting block marshal, or head timer, please let us know which days you will be available. If you are interested in training for a trained job, please email our Meet Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org All other spots will open up for volunteers to sign up in early January.
Ongoing Updates & Reminders
Indiana Swim Camp - Fitter and Faster will be in Fort Wayne, IN on January 12 & 13 for a three-session swim camp! The Elite Clinician for this camp will be Olympic gold medalist Nick Thoman. This camp focuses on the essential details for racing fast in freestyle and backstroke. Prices will increase on December 20th.
Click HERE for Details and Registration. The curriculum at each session will be:
Session 1: Starts and Underwater Dolphin Kicking
Session 2: Freestyle and Freestyle Flip turns
Session 3: Backstroke and Backstroke Flip Turns
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Winter Weather: Please be sure your swimmer is dressed appropriately for the winter weather when they leave practice in order to help keep them healthy. **If CG has a school cancellation, then there will be no practice at the CG site. If there is a 2-hour delay, evening practices will continue as scheduled.**
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