The only group left to practice today is Age Group I. ..

This is the MAC News for Wednesday, July 23rd. 

The only group left to practice today is Age Group I.  They will swim from 4:30-6:15 pm in the indoor pool at Hood.

 Don't forget, there is a MAC Board meeting this evening at 6:30 pm in the law offices of Varner and Goundry at 31 W. Patrick St. (Suite 100).  There will be an open forum to discuss the new fee structure of the club as well as any other issues.  If you are unable to attend the meeting, but would like to provide input, please e-mail your comments to  A complete agenda and the new fee structure are available on our website ( 

There will be no Thursday afternoon practice for Senior Red and Black this week.  However, the Senior Red and Black swimmers (in particular, the Zone attendees) will be expected to attend ALL other practices this week (this includes long course practices at Manchester Farms on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday).  These groups will begin to cut down on yardage next week, so be on the lookout for a revised practice schedule for the rest of the summer.   

If you took the summer off and are planning to return to the team in the fall, please notify Fred Manning ( of your intentions so that a spot may be held for your swimmer(s). 

MAC is pleased to announce four dates for NEW swimmer tryouts (if you left the team for the summer and are planning to return you do NOT need to attend one of these try-outs.  Just notify Fred Manning of your intention to return).  If you know of anyone interested in giving MAC a try, please pass along this information - tryouts will be held on

Thursday, July 24th from 4:00-5:00 pm

Tuesday, August 5th from 4:30-5:30 pm

Saturday, August 23rd from 10:00-11:00 am

Wednesday, August 27th from 5:30-6:30 pm

It is only necessary to attend one session.  All tryouts will take place in the indoor pool.  For more information, contact Coach Andy Lehner at laneman52@hotmail.comor at 301-748-0916. 

Please note that the last Novice practices for the summer trimester will be held on Thursday, July 31st.  All other groups will finish on Friday, August 8th. 

The practice schedule for tomorrow is as follows - Senior Red and Black from 5:30-7:45 am in the outdoor pool, Senior White from 6:30-8:30 am and Age Group II from 7:00-9:00 am at Whittier, Novice II and III from 5:00-6:15 pm and Novice I from 6:00-7:15 pm in the indoor pool, and Senior Prep and Masters from 8:00-9:00 pm in the outdoor pool.  There is no afternoon practice for Senior Red and Black and no practice for Age Group I tomorrow.