January 9, 2020
Hello NOW Families,
The pool is open again at the YMCA- yay! All practices will be at the normal times and locations this week and next week.
The bowling party is this Sunday, January 12th from 1:00-3:30pm at Avon North Hill Lanes.
The last regular season YMCA meet, the Saginaw Fabulous 50's on Saturday, February 1st at Saignaw Valley State University, is open for entries on the web site. The deadline for entries is January 26th.
The first championship season meet, YMCA Eastern Cluster on February 8-9 at Waterford Kettering HS, is open for entries on the web site. The deadline for entries is Saturday, February 1. Our team is required to provide 3 timers per session, please sign up to time. The sessions for this meet are a bit different than a regular season meet:
- 11-12 girls and boys swim the morning session both days
- 8 & under boys swim the morning session on Saturday
- 8 & under girls swim the morning session on Sunday
- 9-10 & 13-up girls and boys swim in the afternoon session both days
If your swimmer(s) are eligible and plan to participate in any of the 2020 Championship meets listed below, please order a complimentary t-shirt online in the apparel store by Sunday, January 12th. Please note the quick turn around on this. No late orders will be accepted.
To order your shirt, go to the online store: https://nowchamps20.
Please note the shirts come in Adult and Youth sizes so be sure to order appropriately.
You must order your shirt online in order to receive one. No additional shirts will be ordered. Families with more than one swimmer will need to complete a separate online order for each swimmer. Shirts will be delivered during practices the week of February 3rd.
Not all of the Championship meets require qualifying
times to participate.
However, all YMCA
This year’s Championship meets include:
2020 YMCA Eastern Clusters Championship Meet (Feb 8-9, Waterford Kettering HS) – No qualifying times required. You must have met the YMCA 3 meet rule.
2020 YMCA 8 & Under State Meet (Feb 15, Lake Orion HS) – No qualifying times required. You must have met the YMCA 3 meet rule
2020 YMCA 9 & Over District Meet (Feb 15, Lake Orion HS) – No qualifying times. Any 9 and over swimmer who does NOT have any State qualifying times may enter this meet.
2020 YMCA State 9 & Over Meet (Feb 29-March 1, Holland Aquatic Center) – Qualifying times required. You must have met the YMCA 3 meet rule.
2020 YMCA Great Lakes Zones Meet (March 20-22, Canton, Ohio) - Qualifying times required. You must have met the YMCA 3 meet rule.
2020 YMCA National Championship Meet (March 30-Apr 3, Greensboro, North Carolina) - Qualifying times required. You must have met the YMCA 3 meet rule.
Qualifying times for Championship meets can be found on our website.