Tuesday Mailer (2011.05.03)

Hello   VJO,

Welcome to this week's mailer! Please make sure you read everything below, as we have a very busy week leading up to our "Cinco de Mayo" Meet this weekend. All members are asked and expected to compete and volunteer at our home meets: along with the Swim-a-thon, they are our most important fundraisers of the year.

Tuesday 3 May: Meet Set-Up Begins at 5:00 p.m. Blocks need to be set-up at shallow end and canopy assembly started.

Wedneday 4 May: Canopies assembly finished and canopies set-up around pool.

Thurday 5 May: At 5:30, blocks from northwest end of pool are moved to west end of pool (deep end). Colorado & Computer Set-Up. Pool is turned from SCY to LCM.

Friday 6 May: Competition begins. Warm-ups open at 3:30 p.m. There will be No Practice, for all groups.

Monday 9 May: No Practice, All Groups. Meet Recovery. (There will be practice for SJS qualifiers, 3:30-5:30).  


The May Calendar is now available for download [click here] or online viewing [click here]. Hard copies will be going out in folders today.

Congratulations to VJO Swimmer Ares Elmore, who was named the Vallejo Times-Herald's Athlete of the Week. You can read the full article by clicking here. VJO Swimmers also dominated at the local S.C.A.C. Championship meet last weekend [article here].

The team will be placing Personalized Cap Orders this month. Hard copies have gone out in folders; you can also download them online [click here]. Place completed order forms in the "Henderson / Team Equipment" folder on deck. Contact Pam Henderson [[email protected]; 707-557-1223] with any questions. Orders are due by Friday 20 May.

If you ordered one, New Team Suits are now ready for pick-up at the pool. If you did not order one yet, we will be placing another order at the start of summer.

Important   upcoming dates:

  • May   Calendar   [online]
  • May 6-8: Vallejo Aquatics LCM C/B/A+ Meet
  • May 9: No Practice [meet recovery
  • May 27 & 31: No Practice -- Memorial Day Weekend
  • June 10-12: Summer Sanders Invitational [all qualifiers]
  • June 17-19: Napa Vallejo LCM C/B/A+ (all non-Summer Sanders swimmers) [online entries]
  • June 25: Annual Pool Party & Alumni Reunion
  • July 19: Swim-a-thon.
  • August 5-7. 2011 R.E.A.L. Championships