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2017 Parent Info Sheet

Board Members:

President                    Tom Williams

Vice President             Jessica Krause

Treasurer                    Heather Fetherston

Secretary                     Kathleen Busler

Special Assistants:

Web Site & Timing coordinator          Marc Gallardo

Score Board and Equipment              Dave and Diane Posorske      

Coaches:

Head Coach:                Alex Kultgen

Assistant Coaches:  

                                             

Life Guards:

            We will have registered life guards on duty for all practices and swim events.

         

On Line Information:

            Web Site:        http://www.jawsswimteam.com/

Facebook:      https://www.facebook.com/jawsswimteam/

Cost:

The cost for your first child will remain at $175. This is the same cost as we have had for the past couple of years.

For each additional family member, we will discount that cost by $50. ($125 for every other child in the same family)

Refund policy:

If you request to drop out for the season by registration deadline, June 2, 2017, you will receive a full refund.

Family discount refunds will be given in the opposite order they were given.

If you have more than one member registered and one drops out for the year, you would receive a $125 refund.

If you have one member registered and that one drops out for the year, you would receive a $175 refund.

            Between June 3 and our home practice meet on June 20, we will offer a 50% discount off the above listed amounts.

After the June 20 practice meet, we will not offer refunds for the remainder of the season.

Registration:

Signup on-line at   http://www.jawsswimteam.com/

                              Start in the “Start Registration” tab

                              Please complete all sections in order to register.

Consent to Medical Treatment form

Liability Waiver form

Swimmer Code of Conduct form

Parent code of Conduct form

Photo Release form

Registration will be open until Friday, June 2nd.

Practices:

            Spring Practice - Starts Tuesday, May 2, 2017

2 practice days per week – Tuesdays and Thursdays.

                        2 practice times each day 3:30 –> 4:30 and 4:30 –> 5:30

                        Both practices are open for all age groups.

                        Kids 13 and up can attend both sessions, and both days if they would like.

            Summer Practice – Starts Monday June 12, 2017

                        Practices are week-days, Monday – Thursday (No Friday practice this season).

                        No practice scheduled for Monday July 3 or Tuesday July 4

                        We have 3 sessions scheduled per day during the summer season.

                                    2:00 – 3:30 for 13 and up.

                                    3:30 – 4:30 for 9-12 year olds

                                    4:45 – 5:30 for 8 and under

            Swimmers will not be allowed to participate in practices until registration is complete and payment

is received and logged by our treasurer.

            We are not set up to accept payment via the registration web page.

Please send payment to JAWS at

            PO Box 344

            Jefferson Wi. 53549

or you can make payments directly to any board member.

Swim Meets:

            We will be scheduling home dual meets on either Tuesday or Thursday evenings starting in late June, lasting throughout July.

            This is not every Tuesday and Thursday – last year we had 5 such meets. They generally run from 5:30 – 7:30 pm

We will also be invited to other away invites and dual meets.

This is what we have so far.

            Home Practice Meet – Tuesday, June 20 – 5:30 – pm – 7:30 pm

Away Dual meet - at Monroe – Thursday, June 22. 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

MACK Invite – at Columbus – Saturday June 24 - 07:00 am – 12:30 pm

            Dr. Stiles Invite – at Monroe – Saturday July 8 – 07:30 am – 4:00 pm

            Home Dual meet with Milton – Thursday, July 13 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

            Away Dual meet - at Milton – Tuesday July 25 – 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

            Home dual meet with Columbus – Thursday, July 27 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

See the calendar section of the web site for information on upcoming events.

Tuesday, June 20, JAWS practice meet here in Jefferson.

This is just a fun day where everyone can get into the swing of how the meets are run, what to expect etc.

This practice meet gives parents, family and friends an opportunity to participate in the swim meet as a volunteer and learn the ropes before the actual meets. For each of our home events, we need 20 parent volunteers for different activities – mostly being timers for the swim events.

We do have this event listed on the web page – please use this opportunity to familiarize yourselves with how to sign in for specific events.         

JAWS will also sponsor a pizza party get together outside of the school after this event. Stick around and have some pizza and get to know someone new.

Expect our end of the season pot-luck again this year – Sunday July 30. More details on that later.

Meet sign-ups:

Will be conducted on line as we did last year.

We will send out reminder e-mails prior to each event with instructions for signing up for individual heats.

Family Contact Information:

E-Mail is our primary means of communication with each of you, so we would appreciate it if you would provide an accurate and updated email address that you continually monitor so that messages about upcoming events, practices etc., actually get to you and get read before the practice or event has occurred.

If you are new to JAWS, or have updated contact information from previous years, please go onto our website, go through the “Contact Us” link, and send us an email with your new contact information. We will update your information and send you a verification email reply once that is complete.

Swimsuits/Spirit wear:

We have contacted “Simply Swimming” out of Madison again this year to provide swim suits, caps, and related swimwear. We do not yet have a date when we will be able to conduct the on-site meeting to purchase that gear. We will contact you through e-mail once that time and place is set.

Pictures:

We will be bringing someone in again this year to get individual and team event photos.

JAWS will purchase the teams’ photos. Individual photos will be made available for purchase.

Dates will be coordinated once we have the swim and spirit wear purchase complete and delivered, hopefully early June timeframe.

Board Membership:

            Please contact any board member if you have an interest in joining the JAWS board.

Positions open up regularly and we welcome your participation and input on keeping JAWS running strong into the future.

Sponsorships:

We do accept sponsorships from individuals and businesses.  We will recognize those sponsorships on our web page and at home meets.