Return to Water July 6th!

Return to Water July 6th!

 

Good afternoon MAX Aquatics Families!

We have received some GREAT news from our partners at the City of Monrovia and the City of El Monte. We will be able to enter our El Monte facility as early as this Monday, June 15th and MHS facility as early as July 6th under the new LA County Health Guidelines. This will not be a return to normal. We will be under strict guidelines from both USA Swimming and the facility for your athletes and family’s safety. In addition, we are limiting the amount in the water at any given time. Due to this, we are staggering our group training times to keep our numbers adequate and safe. Please take a look at our updated training schedule for your location and Group.

 

In order to participate, you must:

  1. Email BOTH coach Michael AND your group coach to REACTIVATE your account (emails can be found at www.MAXaquatics.org under COACHES) at MAXcoachMichael@gmail.com
  2. Have your athletes first and last name listed in the email 

PLEASE NOTE: you do not have to participate. If you do not want to participate:

  1. No action is required on your part. Only accounts who positively confirm via email will be activated.
  2. Please note, only those who are active accounts will be billed for July. All other accounts are on an email/informationally active only and are not charged.
  3. You can still take advantage of our email updates free of charge. If you wish to suspend any email updates, simply request to suspend the overall account.

 

There are a few facility rules you must follow:

  1. Closed deck and partial closed deck practice
    1. @EL Monte: The only people that will be allowed on the deck and in the facility are those here for practice and the coaches (Please see attached Screen Shots)
    2. @MHS: There will be 6ft markers on the bleachers only. All other guest will be asked to one-way enter and one-way exit only. (Please see attached Screen Shots)
  2. Facility
    1. Plan on arriving in SWIM ready workout. Locker-rooms will be closed and restrooms will be as needed and one at a time/gender.
  3. Social Distancing
    1. All swimmers must maintain 6ft distance from each other while on deck and in the pool
  4. Facemask
    1. Everyone entering the facility must wear a facemask at all times not in the water. This includes athletes as they arrive and get prepared to enter
  5. Equipment
    1. All swimmers must bring their own equipment
    2. No sharing equipment. Also, the facility will have no equipment available
  6. Dry land Practice
    1. The front of the facility will not be available
    2. The pool deck will have 6ft marking for stretching exercises for your participants  

 

In addition, attached is USA Swimming’s Guide to Return.

 

https://cdn.swimswam.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/facility-reopening-plan-guidelines.pdf

Please pay specific attention to PAGE 3, Page 5, and Page 8.

· Page 3 references pre-post workout best practices.

· Page 5 is our training diagram

· Page 8 is our enter/exit diagram

 

Monrovia High School (MHS) and Arcadia County Pool (NSJ) In Water Training Block:

 

4:00-5:20pm

5:30-7:00pm

Monday

Gold Group

Silver Group

Tuesday

Bronze 1 Group

Bronze 2 Group

Wednesday

Gold Group

Silver Group

Thursday

Bronze 1 Group

Bronze 2 Group

Friday

Gold Group

Silver Group

 

 

 

7:30-9am

9-10am

Sat AM

SD Groups

Silver Groups

 

El Monte Aquatic Center (EMAC) In Water Training Block:

 

 

4:00-5:10pm

5:20-7:00pm

Monday

Silver Group

Senior Development Group

Tuesday

Bronze AND GOLD Groups

Silver Group

Wednesday

Silver Group

Senior Development Group

Thursday

Bronze AND GOLD Groups

Senior Development Group

 

 

In addition to the IN WATER training Block, we will also be continuing our ZOOM workout’s starting July 6th on the off water days. We encourage our teams out-of-water training block to continue with your already scheduled zoom drylands to supplement the in-water return. This will include dryland, Goal setting, and other educational activities as it pertains to Swimming Education!

 

Stay Safe,

 

MAX Coaching Staff

 

 

 

 

 
  
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