Weekly Notes for July 31 - August 2

Practices for July 31-August 2 Tuesday-Thursday)JR/SR= 7-8:30am (Hillcrest) and All Other Groups= 7:30-8:30am (Hillcrest).   No Masters.

Practice Break...everyone...starts Friday, August 3.  We'll return after Labor Day.

Fall/Winter Practice & Meet Schedules:  Should be up in 2-weeks.  I expect the same practice schedule times (within 15-minutes) as they were last year (Sept-May).

Swim America New Instructors...anyone interested?  Email Barry ( if you have interest in becoming a Swim Instructor.  Classes will be held on Tuesday's & Thursday's, from 5:40-6:45pm.  I plan to have a couple different New Instructor Training Session.  One will be either 3rd or 4th week of August, after school; and another on the first couple of Saturday's in September.  Our first session of Swim America will begin the 3rd/4th week of September.  Must be at least 13 years of age.

State Swim Championships:  Congratulations everyone who competed this past weekend!  Brookings placed 7th overall with 19 swimmers (out of 18 teams).  Top 10 Age Group Highpoint are:  8&Under Girls= Rosa Houborg (6th) & Kalla Foerster (8th);  11-12 Girls= Jazmyn Lunn (1st);  11-12 Boys= Ernest Ting (10th);  13-14 Girls= Grace Davis (7th);  17-19 Girls= Caitlyn Nielson (5th).  Overall, we had 115 swims with 78 Season Bests (since April 1) and 57 Personal Bests.  New Club Records were set by Jazmyn Lunn (11-12 Girl's 200 & 400 Free; 50-100 Back; 200 IM) and Grace Davis (13-14 Girl's 200 Breast & 400 IM).

Good Luck at Zones!  Jazmyn Lunn (11-12 Girls), Ernest Ting (11-12 Boys), Grace Davis (13-14 Girls), & Jack Schultz (13-14 Boy's) will be representing Team South Dakota at this coming weekends 14&Under Central Zones Meet in Minneapolis.  Best of Luck Swimmers!