Weekly Newsletter

New Info

1.) NO PRACTICE (CG site): There is no practice tonight (2-5) due to Home Middle School Meet. 

2.) THT Arctic Blast Meet: An updated entry list will be emailed out Wednesday afternoon. Coach Amy has not received any information regarding limited events on Friday. 

3.) From Event Coordinator Crystal Crist about Team Dinner: I've arranged for a CGAC Team Dinner at Rick's Smokehouse and Grill in Terre Haute on Saturday, February 9th at 6:30 pm.  The club will have our own room for a buffet dinner which will included pulled pork, sliced chicken breast, cole slaw, mac & cheese and a full drink station (soda, tea and lemonade).  The cost is $18.25 per person ($9.13 for children 10 and under) this includes tax and gratuity.  This will be billed to your club account.  If you RSVP and do not show your account will still be charged.  Because this is being catered the restaurant charges for the people that we RSVP for, not the number that attends.  Please check in with Holly Argiris upon arrival.

I have created a RSVP on the club's website even if you have RSVP'd via email, please go to the RSVP on the club site and register, put the number of people attending and if any of those are 10 or under in the comments section by tomorow, February 6th.  Rick's Smokehouse and Grill is located at 3102 Wabash Avenue, Terre Haute, 47803.  We will be meeting in the Wassell Inn Banquet Room.  Feel free to check out their webpage http://ricks.joink.com

4.)  From Meet Coordinators: Volunteer credits have been updated on your online account.  Please check to make sure your credits have been updated correctly.  Also, for those that have not fulfilled your volunteer credits, there will be opportunities to time at the divisional meet.  I will open up the job signups by the end of Friday.

5.) Swim Camp:  We are proud to announce that we will be hosting a two-day Fitter and Faster swim camp on April 27 & 28! The curriculum for this camp is MUCH needed. The focus will be on the turn through the breakout in all four strokes!

Session sizes are limited. We cannot wait for this event and we strongly recommend everyone click the link below to register ASAP! Prices will increase Feb 21st!

CLICK HERE for details and registration

The curriculum at each session will be:

April 27th (At Center Grove High School):

    *Session 1 (11 & Under): The Flip Turn to the Breakout in Free and Back Races

    *Session 2 (12 & Over): The Flip Turn to the Breakout in Free and Back Races

April 28th (At IUPUI Natatorium):

    *Session 3 (11 & Under): The Open Turn to the Breakout in Fly and Breast

    *Session 4 (12 & Over): The Open Turn to the Breakout in Fly and Breast

Sign up for one or SAVE by signing up for both sessions for your swimmers age group!

Leading each session will be five-time Olympian Brett Hawke! Brett was in the Olympics twice as a swimmer and three times as a coach! We know we have so much we can learn from him!

6.) ICAC Beach Party Finale & Time Trial:  The RSVP link is open on the website for the February 24th one day only ICAC Beach Party Finale & Time Trial. If you have any questions about your swimmer attending, please email your swimmer's coach. The meet packet has NOT been posted yet by ICAC. Once it becomes available, it will be uploaded on the website. 

Ongoing Updates & Reminders

Team & Button Photos: Team photos and individual photos of those that ordered buttons are now available for purchase.  Support our club by purchasing a photo to download and print at your favorite photo printer. With photo quality up to an 8x10, team photos are $10 and individual photos are $5.  Your purchase will help pay for the photographer and any profits will be used for the Center Grove Aquatic Club.  To access photographs: Log in to http://snapped4u.com/cgac with password: Supportcgac.  If you have any questions, please email Karen Brandon & Susan Gallagher at fundraising@cgacswim.org.

White Team Last Day:  If your White Team swimmer IS participating in the Pike meet, then their last day will be the day of the meet on February 21st.

No Practice Dates (CG site):  Due to high school and middle school home meets, there will be NO Age Group practices on the following dates:  Feb. 5, 21, 28 and March 6.  Feel free to come out and support our Trojan swimmers on those nights.

Amazon Smile to Support CGAC: AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice. On your first visit to AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), you are prompted to select a charitable organization from a list of eligible organizations. Please select Center Grove Aquatic Club.  Then, shop as you normally do.  There is no cost to you and proceeds will help our club. Tell your family and other swim fans to support CGAC too.

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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