Welcome to all of our new
families. It is great to see so many
new faces on deck this fall. The new Novice program has created a
lot of excitement in the club. The swimmers and parents have
brought a new charge to the team and have really been positive so
far. I am looking forward to meeting all of you during our
“New Family Training” sessions on Monday nights at 7
PM. I have put together some material that will educate you on the
sport of swimming and how our club operates. By the way, all new or
returning families are welcome to join us for this communication
To communicate some of
the rules of pool usage for our club, I have made a short list of
things that will help our relationship with the administration
positive. These are in no particular order, as they are all
important reminders to our club membership.
Please park in the lot by the
northwest corner of the pool past the grass divider.
Loitering in the entrance area
should be kept to a minimum. Please do not block the entrance
to the pool by camping out in the foyer.
If you arrive early, please wait for
a coach before you enter the pool area.
If you stay to watch practice,
please sit in the bleachers at the end nearest the entrance. Only
swimmers and coaches should be beyond the white drain strips on the
Please supervise all other children
in the locker rooms and pool deck. Please have them sit in the
stands and away from the water.
No food or drinks (other than water)
on the pool deck.
Certain situations may arise that
will warrant special amendments to these guidelines throughout the
year. Please be courteous to the aquatics director, lifeguards, and
coaching staff if you are approached about those
Dual meets and
invitationals. The meets will begin very soon, and here are
just a few reminders about my expectations for the
All swimmers must
be in uniform (Speedo brand meet suit and Swim Indy cap). Kastaway
is our official team apparel provider. Our new Speedo suits will be
purple and black to go with our team colors (BD & B-burg
arrive no less than 15 minutes prior to the meet warm up. This
gives them time to change, stretch, and be in the water on
Only USA Swimming
registered individuals are allowed on the pool deck. Parents must
remain in the stands during meets. If you want to get involved,
become an official.
to the club-Review Parent Handbook
supportive parent to the swimmer and the club
Basics-stroke rules & terminology
going on in the pool? Setting realistic goals
suit care, practice bags
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Step?-Is Johnny signing up for the next Novice session or moving to
the Bronze group?