July 31, 2017
Optional Practices for July 31 - Aug. 3: Monday= No Practices. Tue-Wed-Thu= Optional (Plat-Jr-Sr, 7-8:30am; Gold, 7:15-8:30am; Bronze-Silver, 7:30-8:30am). Masters= Tuesday, 5:45-7:am. These are optional practices...will be working on technique and have some fun.
State Meet!: What a phenomenal meet by the Brookings Swimmers!!! Out of 123 swims, Brookings had 96 Personal Best Times (78%) and 111 Seasonal Best Times (90%)! Brookings placed 5th overall! Team Scores (with # of swimmers attending in parenthesis): Sioux Falls (88) 5170, Aberdeen (67) 4283, Watertown (84) 3799, Mitchell (38) 2023, Brookings (24) 1505, Pierre (23) 1041. That's all the results I've received. I'll post highpoint, percentage award details when they arrive.
Zone Swimmers: Best of Luck to Brookings Swimmers who'll be competing at the 14&Under Central Zones Meet in Rochester this coming weekend! 9-10's= Molly Schultz & Ernest Ting; 11-12's= Grace Davis & Tomas Gonzalez; 13-14's= Billy Fuller, Ryan Nielson, Jack Schultz, Matthew Sorbe. Good Luck Swimmers!
Practice Break: NO Practices will be held from August 4th through September 4th. We will start the 2017-18 Season with a Stroke Clinic the week of September 5-15.
Practice Groups/Schedules: We plan to post the 2017-18 Practice Schedules within next 10-days. This will be posted in the Calendar Section.
Stroke Clinic: Will be offered the first two weeks of practices (September 8 & 11-15). More info will be posted by this weekend.
New Swimmer Tryouts/ Evaluations: Tuesday & Wednesday, September 5-6, anytime between 5-7pm. Our goal is for each member to refer at least 1 potential swimmer to attend....please be on the look out and pass the word.