Weekly Notes for January 8-13

Practices for Jan. 8-13Monday thru Friday= Regular schedules (JR-SR see below);  Saturday= JR-SR (7-9a),  Gold-Platinum (8:45-10a),  Bronze-Silver (9-10a).    JR-SR's (Tue & Thu)...start at 6:50 (JR's done 8:30;  SR's done 8:45).

***Saturday Practices... please pay special attention to Saturday Schedules.  We've go a lot of meets coming up and will be making changes to Group Schedules.

Locker Room ClosingsMonday= Both CLosed...entry from bleachers & side pool entrance.     Tuesday= Boy's Closed...Girl's will be 'Pass Thru" w/No Changing.     Thursday= Girl's Closed...Boy's will be 'Pass Thru' w/No Changing.

Mentor Group Q&A's:   Monday (Jan. 8) and Friday (Jan. 12), 5:30-6:30pm, in the bleacher area.  Come and ask questions of our Mentor Committee and get to meet other members.  Open Question Format.  Whatever swim/club questions you may have (i.e. scheduels, meets, swim suits, social events, what it takes to qualify for the State Meet, etc.).

January 27 Coin Dive:  Round up your spare change for a fun time for a great cause!  Each group will dive for their spare change during their practice on Saturday, January 27.  The group that collects the most change from the bottom of the pool in the allotted time will get to choose the organization that will receive the donation of the coins:  Humane Society, Brookings Backpack project or the Boys & Girls Club.  

Every Group will have a collection bucket so start searching your car, your purse, your backpack, and don’t forget under the couch cushions! Coins will be collected during practice starting on Monday, January 16th, and will be counted and the winning group announced at practice and via email on Monday, January 29.  

JR/SR= 8:30-9am;   Gold-Platinum= 10-10:30am;   Bronze-Silver= 10:30-11am.

Social Calendar:  Everyone should have received an email the other day with our Social Events Calendar through April.  Also posted in the Calendar Section (just below the Practice & Meet pdf's.

Meet Commitment Deadline:  February 3-4 Brookings Meet is January 22!

February 3-4 Brookings Meet:  Potluck on Friday (Feb. 2) at 5:30.  Details in the Events Section.  After Potluck we'll be asking for help in setting up the pool, gymnasium for our meet.  More details will be sent out in the future for the Potluck, Job Sign-up, etc.

Swim America Lesson Registration Deadline:  Sunday, 11:59am.  The 5:40-6:10 slot is pretty much full, but we have a lot of openinings in the 6:15-6:45 slot.