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Happy New Year NOW Families! 

Red and white group: no practice on Tuesday, 1/7

White group (Monday 1/6 & Wednesday 1/8): 5:30-6:30pm at RHS.

Red group (Monday 1/6 & Wednesday 1/8): 6:30-7:45pm at RHS.

Normal practice for red/white groups on Friday, 1/10.

Thursday, January 23rd  - practice for Green/Gold/Senior is moved to the YMCA from 3-5pm due to home high school boys swim meet at RHS.   

Deadline to sign up for the bowling party on Sunday, January 12 at Avon North HIll Lanes (1-3pm) is tomorrow, Monday, January 6th. Bowlers arrive 1- 1:15 pm  (this will allow for shoe sizing and set up) Cost:  $12 per bowler (includes minimum 2 games of bowling, 2 pieces of pizza, pop), $6 per non bowler (includes 2 pieces of pizza, pop) 

Attention swimmers who are attending the Circle CIty Classic on January 24-26 - secret buddies sign up is open until tomorrow, Monday, January 6th.

The next NOW parent board meeting is next Tuesday, January 14th at 7pm @RHS.

The last regular season YMCA meet (Saginaw Fabulous 50s at Sagniaw Valley State University) is Saturday, February 1st (not open for entries on the web site yet).

Reminder for championship season - swimmers are expected to participate in all championship season meets for which they qualify including swimmers that swim as part of a relay team. To participate in championship meets, swimmers are required to have participated in 3 days of YMCA meets and have been a member of the YMCA in good standing for 90 days prior to the meet. 

February 8-9 YMCA Eastern Cluster at Waterford Kettering HS (no qualifying times required but must have attended 3 days of YMCA meets this season).

February 15 at Lake Orion High School  - YMCA District meet - swimmers cannot have any YMCA state qualifying times - intended for 9 and over swimmers only  (no qualifying times required but must have attended 3 days of YMCA meets this season). A great way to end the season for swimmers who have not qualified for the state meet.  

February 15 8 & under state meet  @ Lake Orion High School (no qualifying times required but must have attended 3 days of YMCA meets this season). 

****The last day of regular season practice is Friday, February 28*****

February 29- March 13 at Holland Aquatic Center: YMCA 9 & over state meet ( qualifying times are required)

March 20-21 Great Lakes YMCA Zone Meet at Canton, Ohio ( qualifying times are required)

March 30 - April 3 YMCA Nationals at Greensboro, NC (qualifying times are required) - info page


Have a great week - I hope the kids (and parents) aren't too tired tomorrow :)