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Weekly Update

Competitive Team Updates - April 16th, 2018 

KATY Aquatics Office Information

Office Address:  1806 Avenue D, Suite 103, Katy TX 77493
Office Phone:  281-391-7200 
Office Email:  info@katyaquatics.net  
Billing Questions:  billing@katyaquatics.net
Service Hour Questions:  servicehrs@katyaquatics.net

Did you Know KATY Aquatics is on Social Media?

Did you know the Team has a Facebook Page, a Twitter Account and an Instagram Account?
We will be continuously posting pictures of team events, helpful articles and the work we do in the community! 

So don't miss out - Just click on the icons to follow us!
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Weekly Practice Schedule

We encourage each family to view the Weekly Practice Schedule online daily to make sure you have the latest practice updates.  

Please click on "Changes This Week" under the Groups and Schedules tab on our website.

This Weekly schedule is updated at the beginning of each week to be sure all families are aware of any changes to their practice schedule (all changes are highlighted in yellow).

Save the DATE for Upcoming Events


Swim-A-Thon Party

CONGRATULATIONS Team Andy, Tim & Clay for raising over $27,000 during Swim-A-Thon!
You are this year’s winning Swim-A-Thon team and will be awarded a Dinner Party at practice on Thursday, April 19th hosted by PDQ!!!

3–Piece Tender meals will be provided along with Drinks and Treats!

The Dinner Party is for swimmers only.
Click here to register online for the Swim-A-Thon Team Party!
Registration can also be found online under the ‘Events’ tab.

Date:   Thursday, April 19th, 2018
Time:  5:15pm
Location:  South Ranch Pool 
(5125 South Fry Rd., Katy, Texas 77450)

Who:  High Performance / Senior II / Senior Development II
See the practice schedule below for these groups on April 19th

High Performance
3:30pm—5:15pm  Practice at South Ranch Pool

Senior II
3:30pm—5:15pm  Practice at South Ranch Pool

Dinner Party
5:15pm—6:00pm  Dinner Party at South Ranch Pool

Senior Development II
6:00pm—7:30pm  Practice at South Ranch Pool

No groups will hold dryland sessions.

5:15pm Dinner Party
(If your swimmer is no longer swimming in the groups listed above due to a Group Move, please see if you can join us at 5:15pm to celebrate!)

Please RSVP your swimmer by April 18th for the Dinner Party as we would like to have a headcount for the food order.

Come ready to practice hard and eat like a Champion!!!

Thank you to our 2018 Swim-A-Thon Title Sponsors for helping us to build our Dream!
CrossFit Fulshear
PDQ Cinco Ranch
Walker Engineering
#BuildingADream

Registration for Spring Banquet is Available online!

The 2018 Spring Awards Banquet will be held on:

Sunday, May 6th at the Palacio Maria Banquet Hall from 6-8:30pm
(21728 Highland Knolls Dr., Katy, Texas 77450) 

All family members are invited! 

We will be passing out Awards for: 
IMX Meet, Senior Sectional Participants, TAGS Team and Team Record Holders

Special Guest Speaker Sponsored by SPEEDO:
Aaron Peirsol is a former world champion and world record-holder. He is a three-time Olympian and seven-time Olympic medalist (five gold, two silver).  As a member of the U.S. national team, he holds the world record in the men's 4×100-meter medley relay.  Individually, he currently holds the world record in the 200-meter backstroke event. 

Electronic Registration for the 2018 Spring Awards Banquet is now open.
Click here to register now.

Attendees must register as individuals. Register team members by clicking on their name, and add non-team members by clicking "+ Add Member".

Please register by Tuesday, May 1st.
Payments for the Banquet must be paid in advance. 
Tickets will not be sold at the door.

A fajita dinner will be served.
$25 per Adult / $15 per Child (10 & Under)

Vegetarian plates will be available upon request.  
Please email Beth Ramsey via beth@katyaquatics.net to submit your Vegetarian plate order.

Please contact the office at 281-391-7200 or email beth@katyaquatics.net should you have any questions about Banquet registration.  

We look forward to seeing you there!

Equipment Lists

All competitive groups will need certain types of equipment to train with during their practices.  A complete equipment list for each group can be found online under the "Parent Info" tab on our homepage.

Equipment can be purchased from our team store, D&J Sports.  

D&J Sports is located at the Kingsland / Mason Road intersection in the Sears Shopping Center.  The store phone number is:  832-321-7946.  

Click here to view the equipment list for each practice group.

D&J Sports Address:
617 South Mason Road  
Katy, Texas 77450

Store Hours:
Monday - Friday 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm

Click the link below to go directly to the KATY Aquatics Team Page to view products now!
http://djsports.com/teams/katy-aquatics/

Service Hour Information

Want to check and see how many service hours you have completed?  Log onto katyaquatics.org and go to "My Account".  Click on "My Invoice Payment" and then click on the "Service Hour" Tab.  This will show all the hours you have logged for the 2017/2018 swim year.

All families have until July, 31st 2018 to fulfill their service hour commitments.  Families that fail to complete the minimum service hour requirement will be billed at a rate of $35/hour for any outstanding service hours after July 31st or when the account is closed, whichever occurs first. 

KATY Aquatics encourages all members to earn their service hours each season, and will provide many opportunities throughout the year to earn these hours.  We have volunteer service hour coordinators who are available to assist members in successfully achieving the required hours.  These volunteers can be reached through the email address, servicehrs@katyaquatics.net.

These policies can be found online under “Policies and Documents" in the Parent Info tab.  Click on 2017-2018 Policies and Procedures to view the documents.

Earn Money for KATY Aquatics through everyday Purchases!

KATY Aquatics is partnering with Kroger to help raise funds for our team through everyday purchases.  Please see the information below to learn how you can easily contribute to our team on a daily basis!

Thank you in advance for supporting our Swimmers!Kroger Community Rewards Program

Kroger has initiated a new and improved Community Rewards Program where they will be giving away $1.5 million to assist local participating non-profit organizations this year!  

All Kroger Plus cards linked to KATY Aquatics will earn funds for our organization based on the percentage of spending by KATY Aquatics members, friends and supporters registered in the Community Rewards Program.  

REMEMBER, purchases will not count for our organization until supporters register their cards online.

The KATY Aquatics Non-Profit Organization number is #84690 and we strongly encourage you to visit the secure website listed below to link your Kroger Plus card to our club.   

www.KrogerCommunityRewards.com

If you are a new online customer:

- You will need to enter your email address, create a password, enter your zip code, click on favorite store, and agree to the terms and conditions.

- Once you are done entering your information you will receive a message asking you to check your email inbox and click on the link to activate your Kroger account. 

Already have a Kroger.com account and want to re-enroll for the current year? 

Just sign in with your email address and password to follow the prompts to re-enroll for this year.  The KATY Aquatics Organization Number is 84690.  

Members will need to link their card and re-enroll every year, starting August 1st, to support our organization. 

REMEMBER, purchases will not count for our group until after you register your card(s).  Members must swipe their registered Kroger Plus Card or use their Alt ID when shopping for each purchase to count.

Once again, thank you for participating in the Kroger Community Rewards program and for supporting KATY Aquatics!