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Welcome Flying Fish 2013

 

Let us start by welcoming all of you to the 2013 swim season.  We are looking forward to another fun and exciting season at the pool.  Our goal for this season is to provide a healthy environment for our children to work on stroke development and technique, develop principles of good sportsmanship and teamwork, and as always have fun in the pool!  We swim in the Tarpon Division this summer against Greenbrier Country Club, Indian Lakes, Norfolk Yacht and Country Club, and Timberlake.  We are also looking forward to hosting Divisionals for the very first time!

Volunteering

We need all families to participate to make this a successful season.  Job sign-ups are available on the website (www.swimflyingfish.com) under the Events tab. 

We are looking for some extra Stroke and Turn Judges.  Stroke and Turn training will be held on Saturday, June 1stfrom 9:00-11:00 or Wednesday, June 5, from 7:00 to 9:00 (locations TBD).  If you have not already spoken to Tina Pullen about attending, please send her an email.

Team Apparel/Spirit items

The required equipment is a team suit, fins and goggles.  Swim caps are recommended.  We will be using the same suit this season.  If you are new to the team, or need a new suit for any reason, suits and fins can be purchased on-line by using the link provided on the web-site.  I have try-on suits available if needed prior to making a purchase.  Pictures are scheduled for Tuesday, June 4th, so make sure you have your suit by that date.

The team also offers a number of spirit items for sale.  Apparel forms (see attached) can be turned in to Jenn Groves.  Checks should be made payable to Cheshire Forest.  May 31stis the deadline to turn in all apparel orders.

Tervis tumblers are in!  We have 16 oz ($17) and 24 oz ($22) sizes available.  Contact Jenn Groves to purchase a tumbler.

Some upcoming dates to remember

Wednesday, May 22 will be the parent’s meeting held at 6:00 at the clubhouse.  We look forward to seeing everyone!

May 28th– Evening practices begin

May 31st– Movie night at the clubhouse!  Last night to purchase team apparel.

June 1 – Referee/starter training and Stroke and Turn training

June 4- Pictures

June 5 – Make-up Referee/starter training and Stroke and Turn training