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Getting to the Pool

GETTING TO THE POOL

PARENTS:

  • Accept or decline the swim meet invite when notified by email. If full meet attendance is not possible, indicate the sessions your swimmer is able to attend.
  • Get your swimmer to the pool 15 minutes before the start of warm-up.
  • Consult the meet package, your group leader and/or coach to know the start time of the swim meet.
  • Advise your coach by text and/or email if you are running late or if your swimmer(s) is no longer able to attend.

COACHES:

  • Work with group parent leaders to communicate the times of the swim meet, send reminders and disseminate the meet package to parents and swimmers.
  • Ensure parents have your text/email.
  • Remind swimmers of their responsibility to check in and out with coaches during the swim meet.

SWIMMERS:

  • Check in with your coach as soon as you arrive to make sure the coach has seen and knows you are on deck.
  • Check out with your coach when you are finished racing and wish to leave the pool deck.
  • Stay for the whole session to cheer on teammates. Always wear your CBAC swim cap (while racing) and CBAC clothing on deck.
  • Check to see if you have a second swim in finals that evening.
  • Check to see if you have been placed on a relay even if you don’t have an individual race in the evening.
  • At away swim meets swimmers will be expected to return at night for the warm ups, and to cheer on teammates at finals.

CBAC IDENTITY

  • Swimmers are expected to wear CBAC clothing to inspire a team culture and self-confidence.
  • CBAC crested swim caps distributed at the beginning of the season and are expected to be worn by swimmers while racing.
  • When not racing, swimmers are expected to wear their CBAC t-shirts (distributed to each swimmer at the start of the season) and/or crested Team parka, tracksuit, or hoodie (all of which are available for order through the CBAC website).