June 18, 2019
Bring a Friend Day
Thursday, June 20th
This Thursday, June 20th is Bring A Friend Day. On this day all our VJO swimmers are encouraged to bring a friend to practice. All groups will swim at their regular practice times. All friends must be water safe and be able to swim one length of the pool and be cofertable in the deep end.
SR / JR2 / JR GROUP – SUMMER MORNING PRACTICE
The first day of summer long course morning practice for the Senior, Junior 2 and Junior Group was last Wednesday, June 12th. Summer mornings will be held from 6:45-9am on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. Morning practice will continue through Wednesday, July 24th.
VJO Pool Party and Alumni Reunion
You are invited to VJO’s Annual Pool Party, Potluck & Alumni Reunion
WHEN: Saturday, June 30th, 2015
WHERE: Cunningham Pool
Summer is officially here! Everyone into the P-O- O-L !!!!!
Come join us for an afternoon of family fun with swim relays, inner tubes races, high dive excitement and music. Winners will get bragging rights for the whole summer. Help us spread the word to all VJO Alumni to join in on the fun. And it wouldn’t be a party without some delicious food ….PLEASE bring some food to share. Come join us for a fun event for the whole family!
SUMMER PRE-TEAM SWIM PROGRAM 2019 (June 3rd - Oct 30th 2019)
Vallejo Aquatics is excited to offer the Summer Pre-Team Swim Program; designed for beginner level swimmers wanting to join and be part of the swim team. Our Pre-Team Program will start June 1st. This program is the perfect way to learn to swim and get swim team ready. Our professional coach staff will teach you to:
- Swim a length of the pool (25 yards) freestyle using side breathing
- Swim and length of the pool (25 yards) backstroke without stopping
- Learn the basics of breaststroke
- Learn the basics of butterfly
- Learn a front somersault
- Learn a head first dive
Requirements: Must be able to swim a length of the pool (25 yards) and be comfortable in the deep end.
Schedule: 6:00-6:45pm Monday-Thursday
Fees: $80 per month & $45 Pacific Swimming Summer Registration Fee (onetime fee, good for entire summer)
PARENTS – COME JOIN OUR VJO MASTERS SWIM GROUP
Interested in getting in a good swim workout in or learning how to swim more effectively? Come join our VJO Masters Swim Group on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:00-7:00pm. Met our amazing new Masters Coach Brendan Kearney.
WORKOUT TIME: Monday and Wednesdays 6:00-7:00pm
COST: $30/ month
$10 drop-in fee
USMS REG: Adults must be registered with US Masters Swimming to participate
COACH: Our Masters coach is Brendan Kearney. He has been coaching for over 15 year, is a past VJO swimmer and VJO swim coach and is currently the Vallejo HS Head Swim Coach and VJO Junior 2 Group Coach.
NAPA VALLEY LONG COURSE C/B/A+ MEET
June 22-23rd 2019
The Napa Valley Swim Team Long Course Meet is CLOSED for entries. The Napa Long Course Meet will be held on June 22-23rd at the Napa Valley College Pool. This is the last long course meet of the year and is also the last meet to qualify for summer Junior Olympic Champs.
TIME: Please arrive at 7:15am each day. Warm-ups will start at 7:30am and the meet will start at 9:00am each day.
LOCATION: Napa Valley College. 2277 Napa-Vallejo Hwy., Napa, CA
JUNIOR OLYMPIC CHAMPIONSHIPS ***OPEN***
The 2019 Summer Long Course Junior Olympic Championships Meet on July 12-14th is NOW OPEN online for entries. The meet will be help at the Concord Community Pool in Concord. This is a qualifying meet, all swimmers must have achieved the JO time standard to enter this meet.
ENTER ONLINE: : www.fastswims.com
UKIAH DOLPHINS SHORT COURSE C/B/A MEET – July 19-21 ***OPEN***
The Ukiah Short Course C/B/A+ Meet on July 19-21 is NOW OPEN for ENTRIES. We will be camping as a team .This will be a very fun meet with lots of fun events (25 Free for all ages), fun relays and a fun time camping together.
Enter Online: http://ome.swimconnection.com/pc/UD20190719
Meet Location: Ukiah High School Pool (1000 Low Gap Road Ukiah, CA 95482)
Time: On Friday please arrive by 3:45pm, warm-ups are from 4:00 to 4:45pm and the meet will begin at 5:00PM. On Saturday and Sunday please arrive at 7:15am, warm-ups will start at 7:30am and the meet will begin at 9:00am.
Camping: Get your sleeping bags and marshmallows ready! On July 19-21 VJO will be attending the Ukiah Dolphins C/B/A+ SCY Meet and will be camping at the Bushay Recreation Area Campgrounds at Lake Mendocino. Unfortunately the campgrounds are not yet open due to high water levels. They expect to open in July just in time for us to go. If for some crazy reason the campgrounds do not open in time, we will camp at the high school in the football field with all the other teams. We will keep everyone posted as we hear more.
MAY 2019 CALENDAR
2019 VJO SUMMER SCHEDULE
June 12 - First Day of LC Morning Practice for SR, JR2 & JR Group (M/W/F 6:45-9am)
June 15 - Short Course Dual Meet ( H1,H2, LS, MK Grps, @9:00am)
- JR & SR Group Long Course Practice (7-9am)
- Panda Express Fundraiser (12-9pm, Vallejo)
June 20 - Bring A Friend Day ***ADDED***
June 22-23 - NAPA Long Course C/B/A Meet (All Groups, Napa Valley College)
June 27 - Shark Pride Day (All Groups 5-7pm)
June 29 - VJO Annual Pool Party & Alumni Reunion (3-8pm, Cunningham Pool) ***TIME CHANGED***
July 4th - Vallejo 4th of July Parade
July 10 - Team Picture Day (Individuals@4:30pm, Team Pic@6pm)
July 12-14 - Junior Olympic Championships 14&Un (Qualifying Meet, Concord)***OPEN***
July 19-21 - Ukiah Dolphins Short Course Meet & Camping (All Groups, Ukiah)***OPEN***
July 19-22 - Speedo CA/NV Sectional Championships (Qualifying SR, Santa Clarita)
July 25 - Shark Pride Day (All Groups 5-7pm)
July 25-28 - Far Western Championships (Qualifying, Moraga)
July 29- Aug 1 - REAL SPIRIT WEEK (combined practice times)
Aug 2-4 - REAL Summer Championships (All Groups, Santa Rosa JC)
Aug 5-18 - Team Break (two weeks)
Aug 19 - First Day of Fall Practice