June 10, 2019
Here’s all the news you need to know for the week of June 9:
1. Key Announcements:
- FAST BB/B/C Meet in June: Please Sign Up to Swim and Complete Your Service Hours -- Use the link below to go directly to the meet information pages. Swimmer registrations have been extended to Wednesday at noon!!
- Senior Circuit II Meet @A&M -- The Meet Info and signups are now available! Use the link below to go directly to the meet information pages. Swimmer registrations are due on today!!
- Summer Hours Adjustments -- As announced over the past week, there have been further adjustments to our evening workouts for Silver and Masters swimmers. Click HERE to see the schedule.
- Forest Park Update -- Though we started contract discussions in March, the City has been slow to set up our contract (there has been turnover at the City that is affecting us and others). We exchanged drafts with the City over the weekend, and hope to be in the water for morning practices later this week!
2. Practice Cancellations – THERE ARE NO CANCELLATIONS THIS WEEK. Your coach will let you know if there are any practice-group specific adjustments to this week’s schedule.
You can always check out the FAST Calendar, available HERE, for an up-to-date list of cancellations and team-related events.
3. Help Us Grow the Team – Know anyone who might be interested in swimming competitively? Here are a few dates and options to keep in mind:
- Tryouts -- Our next traditional tryouts are tomorrow, June 11. Please tell anyone you know who might be interested in swiming for the summer or year round to come and check out the team. They should visit our home page, www.fastswimming.org for details and to sign up!
- Race Ready Lessons – Race Ready is a professionally taught stroke school, with new classes starting every 4 to 6 weeks. Classes are open to all ages, starting at age 5 and ranging to adults and seniors. Click HERE for more information.
- Shape-Up Summer Swim for High School Swimmers – Shape-Up is for high school swimmers wanting to work on specific technique and stay in shape during the summer break! Click HERE for more information.
- 2019 Summer Punch Card Program – This program is for new swimmers who want to give the team a try over the summer before committing fully. 15- and 20-punch options are available. Click HERE for more information.
5. Upcoming Swim Meets:
- 6/13-6/16 – Bill Nixon Memorial Pro-Am @Lewisville Westside – This meet is for 12 and under swimmers with A times or faster, and 13 and over swimmers with AA times or faster. Good luck to our swimmers who will be competing this weekend!
- 6/20-6/22 – Texas Senior Circuit Meet II @Texas A&M – This meet is for senior swimmers with very fast times. The deadline to register is today!
- 6/22-6/23 – FAST BB/B/C Meet @WGAC – This meet is for swimmers with BB times or slower, and we’re hosting! The deadline to register has been extended to Wednesday, June 12!
- 6/27-6/30 – NT Long Course Champs @Mansfield – This meet is for 14 and under swimmers with A times and faster. The deadline to register is Monday, June 17.
- 7/11-7/14 – Summer Sectionals @UT Austin – This meet is for senior swimmers with very fast times. The Meet Info and signups are now available. The deadline to register is Wednesday, July 3.
- 7/19-7/21 – MAC Long Course Unclassified Invitational – This is an open long course meet (anyone can swim). Registration links are coming soon – the deadline to register is Monday, July 8.
- 7/24-7/28 – 2019 Long Course TAGS @UT Austin – This meet is for 14 and under swimmers with very fast times. More info is coming soon!
- 7/24-7/27 – 2019 American Long Course @Lewisville Westside -- It's decided -- we will go to the Long Course meet at Lewisville, rather than the Senior Circuit meet in San Antonio. The Meet Info and signups are now available. The registration deadline will be Friday, July 12.
6. Sign up for Team App – Click HERE for instructions for creating an account and linking to the coaching groups. Check it out, and sign up! And, be sure to turn on notifications, so that notices from your coaches pop up on your phone in real time.
See you at the pool!