There are some practice schedule changes today...

This is the MAC News for Tuesday, May 13th. 

There are some practice schedule changes today due to the air and outdoor pool temperatures that affect all groups.  Senior Red and Black will swim from 4:00-5:30 in the indoor pool at Hood.  Age Group II will swim there as well from 5:15-6:30.  ALL Novice groups will swim from 6:30-7:30 also in the indoor pool.  There will be no practice today for Senior White, HOWEVER, Senior White will swim TOMORROW from 5:45-8:00 in the outdoor pool.  On Wednesday, Age Group I will move into the indoor pool.  The time for this practice is being confirmed and will be announced ASAP.  There will be no morning practice for Seniors tomorrow.  Depending on the air and pool temperatures, morning practices may be held on Thursday and Friday.  ALSO, PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO HOOD'S COMMENCEMENT, THERE WILL BE NO PRACTICE FOR ANY GROUP ON SATURDAY! 

Anyone attending the Friday evening session of the RAC meet this weekend should note that the start times have been modified.  Warm-ups will run from 3:00-3:50 and the meet will begin at 4:00. 

Renee Hyrkas will be placing a SCRIP order very soon.  Now is a great time to think ahead to those summer meets or vacations that require an overnight stay.  If you plan to use a Marriott property for your hotel needs, please consider purchasing Marriott SCRIP to pay for those rooms.  You may place your order via the internet ( or contact Renee at  All orders must be placed and paid for by Friday. 

Speedo has just announced that colored FSII suits are available on a first come, limited basis.  Our rep at Pools, Patios, and Porches will place an order for any MAC swimmer interested in a black and red FSII suit.  Orders must be placed by Friday, May 23 to have the most success at satisfying all orders.  This opportunity is a one time deal.  Speedo does not offer the colored FSII all year long.  Pricing is as follows - female recordbreaker is $170, male jammer is $150 and MAC swimmers receive a 20% discount on those prices.  For more information, or to place an order, contact Paul Gargol at 301-698-1200. 

Entries for the MAC biathlon fund-raiser on May 31st are due to Coach Lauren's folder by Thursday. 

Also due Thursday is your first payment of the trimester if you pay your dues on the installment plan.  Questions regarding your bill should be directed to Fred Manning at 

Don't forget, team and individual photos will be taken by Roby's Photo Studio next Tuesday, May 20th.  More information about the schedule will be available soon. 

Have a great day!