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      Swimmers & Families,

Our first home meet is tomorrow!   We have lots of new families, so let’s help each other out.  It is very important that we all work together to make this a great experience for everyone.  Here are the logistics for the meet:

  • The meet will be held at Middletown High School, 200 Schoolhouse Dr, in Middletown.
  • Please arrive by 6:45am unless you have a volunteer job that requires you to arrive earlierThe circle parking is reserved for coaches, concessions & meet setup.
  • Swimmers & volunteers should check in right away at the check-in tent..
  • Swimmers should wear their team suit or a solid blue or black suit. 
  • It isn’t mandatory to wear a cap, but if you do, it MUST be a team cap. 
  • Warm-ups are: 9-12yr 7:00-7:10,  13–Older & 8-Under 7:10 – 7:20, then full team dive sprints until 7:25am.
  •  Stroke & Turn officials meeting will be at7:40 outside the Swimmers entrance door. All 1st and 2nd half officials should attend.
  • A Timers meeting will be at 7:45 outside near the Clerk of Course area.  Timers for both the 1st and 2nd half should attend.
  • The meet will start at 8:00am.
  • There is limited bleacher seating inside the building for spectators to watch events when their swimmers are swimming.  
  • FCPS has guidelines that no one is allowed to go into other areas of the school other than the pool and locker rooms.
  • There will be cash concessions for breakfast and lunch items.
  • There will NOT be programs for sale.  You can print one out in advance from the email you will receive from Christine Smith on TeamUnify.
  • As you know, the high school pool has starting blocks.  Most swimmers will use the blocks, but they also have the option of not using them.
  • We ask everyone’s help in making sure the grounds and locker rooms are clean when we leave.  We did a good job of this last weekend.
  • If you can’t come to the meet at the last minute, please text me at (301) 471-7395.  I don’t check emails once I’m at the meet, and it helps me to know if people are not coming.
  • Don’t forget your goggles or the sunscreen, and good luck!

Go Barracudas!

Coach Holly