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Weekly Update

 

Southwest Swim Club had an AWESOME first week of swimming.  We spent the week focusing on kicking correctly and freestyle drills along with an introduction to diving and flip turns.

Upcoming Events:

  • SSC will NOT have practice on Tuesday, September 28, as the MHS Swim and Dive team will host Willmar that night at the SMSU Pool.  Rock the Pool Tigers!  For the polliwog group if you were scheduled to practice on Tuesday, feel free to come on Monday or Wednesday to make up the Tuesday night practice.
  • This is the last week of the free practice period.  All swimmers continuing with SSC after this week will need to have the paperwork/fees completed and to Coach Connie by Monday, October 4
  • SSC has worked with AP Design to put together a team apparel site.  Apparel can be purchased through Sunday, October 10 https://stores.apdesignpro.com/SWSCLUB

SSC Practice Schedule. 

Sun – 9/26

Mon – 9/27

Tues – 9/28

Wed – 9/29

Thurs – 9/30

Fri – 10/1

Sat – 10/2

No Practice

Polliwog 1:

6:30-7pm

Minnow:

7-8pm

Dolphin/Shark:

6:30-8pm

No Practice

Marshall HS Swim & Dive vs Willmar @ SMSU Pool

Polliwog 1:

6:30-7pm

Minnow:

7-8pm

Dolphin/Shark:

6:30-8pm

Polliwog 2:

6:30-7pm

Minnow:

7-8pm

Dolphin/Shark:

6:30-8pm

No Practice

No Practice

Sun – 10/3

Mon – 10/4

Tues – 10/5

Wed – 10/6

Thurs – 10/7

Fri – 10/8

Sat – 10/9

No Practice

Polliwog 1:

6:30-7pm

Minnow:

7-8pm

Dolphin/Shark:

6:30-8pm

Polliwog 2:

6:30-7pm

Minnow:

7-8pm

Dolphin/Shark:

6:30-8pm

Polliwog 1:

6:30-7pm

Minnow:

7-8pm

Dolphin/Shark:

6:30-8pm

Polliwog 2:

6:30-7pm

Minnow:

7-8pm

Dolphin/Shark:

6:30-8pm

No Practice

No Practice

2021-22 Fall/Winter Swim Fees. 

  • 2022 USA Swimming Registration Fee – All swimmers must be a USA Swimming athlete member.  This is a yearly fee that is set be USA Swimming.  The fee for 2022 is $71.  New swimmers will need to have the form completed and fee paid in October.  Existing swimmers will need to have the fee paid in December.
  • SMSU Facility Fee – SSC has instituted a seasonal facility fee to help with the increasing pool rental costs.  The fee for the 2021-2022 Fall/Winter is $60.
  • SSC Monthly Fee – SSC has a monthly fee that varies by practice groups.  SSC bills for the following months: October, November, December, January, and February.  Monthly fees are as follows:
    • Polliwogs - $30
    • Minnows - $45
    • Dolphins - $70
    • Sharks - $85
  • Swim Meet Fees – Any meet fees are paid by the swimmers and are determined by the host team.  Generally, meet fee will range between $20 - $60 depending on the meet the swimmer is attending and the number of events they are competing in. 

Swim Gear.  Are you in search for some swim gear (googles, suits, caps, etc.)?  Orders through this Swim Outlet link will give 8% back to SSC.  https://www.swimoutlet.com/sscswim  NOTE:  We do NOT require a team suit or team warm-ups.  Swim Outlet has our logo on file that can be used to customize swim gear. SSC receives money back on ALL orders placed through this link regardless if the items are customized with our logo or not.

SSC Swim Tryouts.  Swimmers are always welcome to come and join our team anytime during the season.  If interested in joining our team, please contact Connie Dunn at [email protected] to arrange a try-out date/time.

Practice Cancellation Information.   SSC follows the Marshall Public Schools in regards to cancellations.  If school is cancelled or lets out early due to the weather, SSC will not have practice.  If practice is cancelled, the cancellation announcement will be on the Marshall Radio stations and Facebook. 

SMSU Parking.  A SMSU parking pass can be downloaded and printed from our website’s “Fees & Forms” tab.  Please park in the RA Parking Lot or along Mustang trail./ However, do NOT park in the BA/PE Lot (gravel lot across from the pool) as you will still be ticketed./

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