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LCSC Coho Update October 30, 2019

LCSC Coho Update   30 October 2019  

Early practice only this Thursday night, 10/31/19, 4-5:30 p.m.; no dry land training.  Be safe on the streets (or wherever you may be) and Happy Halloween!

Meet Sign Up Guidelines: As we begin sign ups for the LCSC Snowball Splash, coaches are encouraging all swimmers to swim the full event list available for their age group.  This demonstrates swimmer skill development over this autumn session.  It also shows team commitment, as this is our home swim meet and major team fundraising event.  Coaches will discuss event selection with all groups over the next two weeks as we begin preparations for our December meet.

Schedule Update
Week of October 28: All practices to run as scheduled, except Thursday (10/31).  
Week of November 4: All practices to run as scheduled, except Thursday (11/7).  Early practice, 4-5:30 only; no dry land training.
Week of November 11: All practices to run as scheduled, except for Friday and Saturday (11/15-16).  All practices are canceled due to closure of the Rec Center pool.
Week of November 18: All practices to run as scheduled.
Week of November 25: Practices to run as scheduled Monday through Wednesday.  No practices Thanksgiving holiday weekend, Thursday through Sunday.  

Racing Update
Oct. 12           2019 Coho Intra Squad

This annual opener for the team was a great success.  60 Coho swimmers participated, as did many parents. Our older Coho swimmers mentored the youngsters, and our seasoned volunteers helped introduce our new parents into the nuts and bolts of meet operations.  Thank you to everyone participating!
Oct. 18-20     2019 OLY Fall Classic        
Oct. 25-27     2019 USSC Trick or Treat Grab Bag Classic 

Over the course of these two meets, both novice and veteran LCSC racers demonstrated they are on their way to a successful short-course season with solid performances just six weeks in to fall training.
Nov. 9-10       “Quad Meet” hosted by USSC at Stoney Creek HS       
This meet is limited to five teams: Kingfish Aquatics Waterford, Novi Sturgeons, Royal Swimming, LCSC, and host Utica Shelby Swim Club.  All swimmers are encouraged to participate and select challenging events.  Last minute entries are being accepted for this event...last minute being Friday, Nov. 1.  This meet is a wonderful chance to meet swimmers from other teams that you will be racing with throughout the seasons.
Nov. 23-24        2019 SAC Thanksgiving Classic   (Entry deadline: Oct. 24)
Coho entries were accepted to this meet, and the meet director has announced that the meet is full.  
Dec. 6-8          2019 LCSC Snowball Splash  (Entry deadline: TBA)
Mark your calendar for our annual racing event at the LCRC.  All swimmers and families are expected to participate as much as possible in this team FUNdraiser.  

Other Pertinent Information
Silicone Cap Order 

Caps have been ordered and may be expected to arrive mid- to late November.
Go Cohoes!

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