A quick blast of news for the
Hammerheads (Tuffy) and
Makos (Lesley) will not have
practice this Friday 7 January, as both coaches
will be at the Pacific Coaches Clinic taking a class that night.
Seniors and Age Group will have regular practice that
For thos families attending Zone III
Winter Championships, we have reserved a block of rooms at the
Express in Santa Rosa. The rate is only $79.00 a
night (plus taxes). Call 707.545.9000 and ask for the "Vallejo
Aquatic Club" rate to reserve your room. They will hold our
rooms until this Saturday 8 January; after that, rooms
will return to their normal rate.
Please mark on your calendar now
the next meet Vallejo Aquatics will be hosting: a
C/B/A+ meet on February 11-13. We will need each and every family's
help volunteering at this important fundraiser for our team.
There are two meets available for
online entries: Zone III Winter Championships (Jan. 15-17)
and Napa Valley's C/B/A+ (Feb. 25-27).
Zone III Winter
Champs [online entries] is a "team championship meet," like
R.E.A.L.s, at which all athletes who have qualified are asked and
expected to sign-up and compete (if you have any questions as to
whether your swimmer has qualified, please don't hesitate to
contact me). The meet will be held in Santa Rosa on MLK, Jr.
weekend over 3 days, January 15-17. The team has reserved a block
of hotel rooms at a discounted rate; room reservation information
will be e-mail shortly. Entries are due by Thursday 6
January by 11:59 p.m.
C/B/A+ [online entries] is one of two team meets in February,
the other being VJO's own C/B/A+ on Feb. 11-13. Please sign-up for
this meet quickly, as Napa meets tend to fill within a few days.
Again, if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask a
member of the Coaching Staff.
Renewals are past due. Those swimmers who have not
renewed will not legally be allowed to swim in 2011 until they have
renewed. Please contact me if you have any questions as to your
January 8: Hotel Room Reservations Due for Z3 Champs [call
707.545.900, ask for "Vallejo Aquatic Club"
January 15-17: Zone 3 Winter Championships [online entries]
January 18: No Practice, All
January 29: Ice Skating
February 11-13: Vallejo Aquatics C/B/A+
February 14: No Practice, All
February 19: Team Movie
February 25-27: Napa Valley C/B/A+ [online
March 12: Spaghetti Feed/Talent Show/Dessert