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Mark Gole

TUESDAY UPDATE 9/24/19 ______ PRACTICE CHANGES There are no practice schedule changes this week. Makos will begin optional morning practices on Wednesday mornings the week of October 7th. The practices will run from 5:30-6:30am and will primarily be of a technical focus. The first morning will be Wednesday, October 9th. ______ ENTRY DEADLINES The entry deadline for the Jenks meet is tonight at midnight. We will be submitting these entries tomorrow morning, so if you have any desire to attend this meet, please edit your commitment by the end of...

Mark Gole

TUESDAY UPDATE 9/3/19 There is a lot of information in this week’s Tuesday Update. It is important to read all of this in order to be informed. ______ PRACTICE CHANGES There are no practice changes for this week. Please note that morning practices have started this week for the senior swimmers. Morning practices begin at 5:30am and there should be no conflicts prior to that prevent the swimmers from arriving and entering the water on time. ______ NEW FAMILY – WALK-IN MEETING This Wednesday, September 4, members of the Board...

John Moseley

TUESDAY UPDATE 7/23/19 ______ PRACTICE CHANGES The final day of practice for the entire team is Wednesday, July 24th. All practices on Thursday will be for those competing in the ASI Championships. All practices next week will be for those representing the Sharks in the remaining higher level meets this summer. Practices for all groups will resume on Monday, August 19th. Practice Schedule – Thursday, July 25th: ·        6:00-8:00am       Junior National and Futures Qualifiers ·        6:30-8:00am       Senior Group – Zone Qualifiers ·        7:00-8:00am       Senior Group – ASI Championship Team Members...

John Moseley

TUESDAY UPDATE 7/16/19 ______ PRACTICE CHANGES No practice changes this week. ______ STATE MEET THEME It's time to break out your boardshorts and don your sunglasses and straw hats: our team theme for Long Course State Championships is Tropical!  You are encouraged to dress up as your favorite tropical beachgoer, surfer, or snorkeler. (Need ideas? Surfboards, boogie boards, stuffed or cutout toucans, flamingos, or palm leaves, sunscreen, straw hats, boardshorts, aloha shirts, sunglasses) Have fun!  Parents, get in on the action, too!  Wear your favorite Sharks shirts to prelims and your favorite...

John Moseley

TUESDAY UPDATE 7/9/19 ______ PRACTICE CHANGES No practice changes this week. ______ SWIM MEET SIGN UPS ASI Long Course Championships - Deadline to declare your intent is Tuesday, July 16. ______ MERCHANDISE ASI shirts and Shark team shirts are available for purchase on our Square Store.  The last day to purchase is Sunday! ______ STATE MEET THEME It's time to break out your boardshorts and don your sunglasses and straw hats: our team theme for Long Course State Championships is Tropical!  You are encouraged to dress up as your favorite...

John Moseley

TUESDAY UPDATE 7/2/19 ______ PRACTICE CHANGES Thursday, July 4 - Seniors and Makos will practice from 8:30-11:00 AM.  Tigers, Great whites and Hammerheads will not have practice.  We will have a normal practice schedule on Friday, July 5 & Saturday, July 6 ______ SWIM MEET SIGN UPS Mary Grace Tucker Memorial Meet – Deadline to declare your intent is Today, July 2. Speedo Summer Sectionals – Deadline to declare your intent is Wednesday, July 3. ASI Long Course Championships - Deadline to declare your intent is Tuesday, July 16. ______...

John Moseley

TUESDAY UPDATE 6/25/19 ______ PRACTICE CHANGES Thursday, July 4 - Seniors and Makos will practice from 8:30-11:00 AM.  Tigers, Great whites and Hammerheads will not have practice.  We will have a normal practice schedule on Friday, July 5 & Saturday, July 6 ______ HYDRATION AND SUNSCREEN Please make sure you are drinking plenty of fluids and applying sunscreen regularly.  As it is starting to warm up, we want to make sure all of our athletes are taking the necessary steps to protect their bodies. ______ MARY GRACE TUCKER MEMORIAL MEET...

John Moseley

TUESDAY UPDATE 6/18/19 ______ PRACTICE CHANGES Thursday, June 20 – Makos and Seniors will practice together from 6:30-8:15 AM. Friday, June 21 – Normal Practice for all groups. Saturday, June 22 – No practice due to the Capital City Classic and FS Recordsetter. ______ INCLEMENT WEATHER PRACTICE SCHEDULE With the unpredictable weather we have had so far this summer, we have been working with Bentonville Parks and Recreation to establish an Inclement Weather Practice Schedule.   In the event we have to cancel morning practice at Melvin Ford Aquatics Center, we...

John Moseley

TUESDAY UPDATE 6/11/19 ______ PRACTICE CHANGES There are not any changes to the Practice Schedule this week. ______ MEMORIAL CLASSIC Thank you to everyone who helped our team host a great swim meet!  From those who raised money before the meet through those who unloaded the last piece of equipment back in its proper storage place and those who are completing post-meet reports, you all played a significant role in making our NWAA Memorial Classic a great meet for the swimmers and a successful fundraiser for our team.  Thank you!...

John Moseley

TUESDAY UPDATE 6/4/19  ______ PRACTICE CHANGES We will have practice on Friday morning.  Makos and Tigers will not have dryland and will begin practice at 8:30 AM. No practice on Saturday due to the Memorial Classic. ______ MELVIN FORD AQUATIC CENTER PRACTICES All swimmers need to scan-in when they arrive for practice, but unlike the Community Center, we do not currently have the device that can scan a photo of their membership card on their phone. They will need to bring the physical card or check-in with a member of...