May 23, 2013
Crazy, but true…summer swim practice starts in less than a week! Please take a few minutes to read the important messages below.
The Brookside Hurricanes are excited to welcome back our coaches Nick Glowicki, Lauren Bussian, Sarah Rhodes, Alex Bussian, and Zach Webb. The Hurricanes also extend a warm welcome to new Junior Coaches Camilla Brizzi and Scott Heckathorn.
Tuesday, May 28thmarks the official start of the 2013 summer season with 8&Under practice beginning at 7:00pm. Please remember that the HOA of Brookside kindly requests that the swim team not enter the pool area until 7:00pm, out of respect for residents who may be using the pool.
Morning practices begin Tuesday, June 18th. We hope you enjoy the first week of summer break by sleeping in!
Spirit nights are Wednesday nights… Please check the team calendar for details.
All members of the Brookside Hurricanes, including swimmers, their parents and their siblings, are subject to the current HOA of Brookside Pool Operational Procedures and Rules. These rules are posted in the Riley Road clubhouse and on teamBrookside.com under documents.
There will be a parent meeting Thursday May 30that 7:15pm in the Brookside Rec Center meeting room. One adult representative from each family is encouraged to attend.
In order for swim meets to run smoothly, it is essential for parents to volunteer at home and away meets. Descriptions of volunteer positions are available on teamBrookside.com under Documents. Volunteer sign-up is conducted online, so as you sign up your swimmer(s) to swim at each meet, please choose a volunteer opportunity for at least one adult in your family. There are approximately 90 volunteer slots across three shifts at each swim meet. With 100 families on our team, it is crucial that one member of each family signs up for something. Pleasenote that we are especially in need of Stroke and Turn Judges. Training clinics are being held on Saturday June 1stand Wednesday June 5th– check the teamBrookside.com calendar for more details.
If you have any questions regarding volunteer positions, please contact [email protected].
The 2013 Time Trials are scheduled for Saturday June 8th, 7am-10am. All swimmers are encouraged to participate in this practice meet that allows swimmers, coaches and parents to better understand what to expect at swim meets. Parents will be needed to volunteer. Swimmer and volunteer signups will occur just as they would for a regular meet. If you are new to the team and/or require assistance getting your swimmer(s) signed up, please contact [email protected]or Ross Malinow at (540) 349-8276.
Thank you to the many families that came out to Ledo Pizza to support the Brookside Hurricanes! The next Eat n’ Earn fundraiser is scheduled all day at Chick Fil-A in Warrenton on Thursday June 13 from 6:00am-9:00pm. You will need to bring the attached CFA/BHST voucher (also available on teamBrookside.com under Events) in order to earn funds for the Hurricanes. Should you forget to bring the voucher, please look around to find a fellow teammate who may have an extra voucher. DO NOT SOLICIT VOUCHERS TO CFA CUSTOMERS AS THIS WILL RESULT IN CANCELLATION OF OUR FUNDRAISER.
Don’t forget to shop at Swimoutlet.com!
It’s going to be a great season!