AAA Team Update, 4/18

Hello AAA Families!

Just a reminder we are off for the rest of the week for Spring Break, see you all on Monday! In the mean time don’t forget to sign up for the Berkeley Kid’s Triathlon and the ONDA Relay Meet!!


What’s ahead?

4/23 -24 Modified Schedule due to High School Meet, see attachment for detailed workout time for each group

5/17 718 North Coast High School Championships, Concord

5/18 Berkeley Kid’s Triathlon

5/19 ONDA Relay Swim Meet. Open to all groups!

5/19 Senior I Meet, Moraga


Spring & Summer Swim Meet & Event Calendar

We have finalized the Spring & Summer Swim Meet and event calendar. Be sure to take a look at what’s ahead and on the team schedule. Download the attachment and mark your calendars!


Touch the Wall: Missy Franklin Documentary

A feature documentary that follows swimming phenom Missy Franklin and teammate Kara Lynn Joyce as they prepare for the London Olympics. This film needs donations to fund the production of the film. Check out the preview and consider donating! Its sure to be a film that inspires our swimmers and highlights a future Cal Swimmer we will be surely watching compete next year in Berkeley!


Upcoming Schedule Changes

Please make note of the dates below. Also to note AAA has a 6:00 estimation on the time we can get in the pool. This depends on the high school swim meet and the completion of their meet. We’ll have to play each one by ear, my apologies for any confusion or inconvenience.

April 23rd, April 25th


Spring Break

Albany Unified School district will be off for Spring Break April 15-19th

AAA will run normal workout on April 15-17th.

April 18th we will hold morning practice only 6:00-7:15am for Junior II and above and then off through April 20th, enjoy your Spring Break!


Planter wart ALERT!

I’ve had several swimmers come down with plantar warts, be sure to remind your swimmer to wear flip flops in the shower and around the pool deck! An easy fix to a painful affliction!


Swim Outlet Team Fundraiser

Given our issues with our equipment ordering from Nor Cal Swim Shop we have found a new vendor for swim equipment, ! We will still go through Nor Cal for our outfitting, team suits, warm ups etc. For swim gear, fins, goggles etc. please use great news is our team will receive 10% back of all purchases made through Swim Outlet! We will soon have an online store set up for added convenience. For now use the link below:


AAA Team Gear: Sweatshirts, Long Sleeve T-Shirts, T-Shirt, Team Latex Caps & Silicone Caps

Team apparel is available to purchase at the pool, Contact Coach Helen helenswim@gmail.comif you would like any team apparel.

Sweatshirts: $35 Child M, Adult S, M, L & XL

Long Sleeve T-shirts: $20 Adult S, M, L & XL

T-shirts: $15 Sizes: Adult M & L 

            Youth Medium & Adult small are out of stock, more on the way!

AAA Silicone Caps: $10

AAA Latex Caps: $5



One of our swimmers has lost a Dark Blue Parka, Size Large left in the women’s restroom. The last name “Nguyen” and phone number are on parka.