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Scott Griffith

Due to recent COVID mitigations this event is CANCELED. Please cheer on Lydia and team USA from home. Monday, July 26, 5:30-7 pm at downtown McGivney's. Join us for a night of Olympic Swimming! Assuming she qualifies for finals, Alaska's Lydia Jacoby will be competing for a medal around 6:20 pm in the women's 100 breastroke. Swimming will televised from 5:30-7 pm. GSC is hoping to reserve the 'Owner's Box' and perhaps the entire raised section, so just tell them you are with GSC. Feel free to enjoy dinner while...

Cheryl Fellman

**PLEASE SAVE THE DATE** Juneau is proud to be hosting the 2021 ASAA High School Swim/Dive State Championship on November 5th & 6th. With hosting such a large scale meet comes the need for significant volunteer support! In order to pull off a successful State Championship we will be depending on not only our High School Boosters but on our GSC families, as well. Please note that while this is a high school related event, volunteer hours WILL count towards your 20-hour GSC annual volunteer service requirement (which will be...

Scott Griffith

GSC Updates 7/13/21 Upcoming Events AUKE LAKE PRACTICE. Friday, July 16. NO PRACTICES AT DPAC. Interested swimmers and family can join us for a swim in Auke Lake. We also need swimmers and/or parents to volunteer to keep eyes on everyone from paddleboards, kayaks, etc. Swimmers must wear bright colored caps while swimming, I will bring some extras. Regular time, 3:00 for Coho, Sea Lions and Sockeyes; 4:00 for Sharks & Orcas. Wetsuits recommended. Senior Sectionals in Austin Texas, July 15-18. Caleb, Micah, and PJ left are there with Coach...

Scott Griffith

GSC Updates 6/14/21 I hope everyone is getting a chance to watch 2021 US Olympic Trials! Alaska has already had 2 athletes swim. Seward's Lydia Jacoby will be up again for 100 breast semi-finals tonight. GSC will have it on the TV during practice, and all swimmers are welcome to watch her swim. If she makes finals, we will have it on the screen during Tuesday's afternoon practice also. Prelims start everyday at 7 am, and finals start at 4 pm, available to watch and/or stream on NBCSports. Signups are...

Scott Griffith

UPDATED GSC COVID TRAVEL POLICY 'GSC has updated its COVID-19 Travel Policy. The majority of GSC members are unvaccinated and continue to pose an increased risk for contamination. Although not REQUIRED by CBJ or SOA, until further notice GSC has decided to follow ALL CBJ RECOMMENDATIONS and ADVISORIES for testing after out of state travel, which can be found here: https://juneau.org/newsroom-item/updates-to-juneaus-covid-19-restrictions-travel-testing-mitigation-strategies The current CBJ Advisory refers to the SOA COVID Response and Recovery Health Advisory No.2 Optional Testing Protocol (Updated 4/26/2001), which can be found here: https://covid19.alaska.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/04.26.21-Health-Advisory-2-Interstate-and-International-Travel.pdf FULLY VACCINATED GSC...

Scott Griffith

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Cheryl Fellman

Good Afternoon, GSC Families! As I stated in my last email, while we all had hoped and wished that we would be back to our normal Aqualaps fundraising efforts this year, the reality is that we just aren’t there yet. The challenges of the Covid pandemic are still very real. As a result, for 2021, GSC is proceeding with a significantly modified version of our traditional fundraising campaign. GSC is waiving the $350 annual membership fee charged to families again this year. Swimmers will not be required to fundraise this...

Cheryl Fellman

Good Afternoon, GSC Families! Well…it is that time of year again when we would normally be kicking off GSC’s annual fundraiser, Aqualaps. Last year, as Covid set in, we were forced to curtail our fundraising efforts from what we traditionally have done in the past. And while we all had hoped and wished that we would be back to ‘normal’ in 2021, the reality is that we just aren’t there yet. The challenges of the Covid pandemic are still very real and as we consider our fundraising efforts for 2021,...

Scott Griffith

I apologize for all the shedule changes....I promise this is not coming from directly from GSC, but trying to work with CBJ to provide a safe practice environment. The last 30 min of Sea Lion practice will also be dryland. The first 30 minute of Sockeye practice may be dryland. Coho practice will move to the lap pool as much as possible. Practice Schedule September 3-4 Practice Schedule September 8 - ?? Breastroke focus this week. Precomp tryouts next week.

Juneau Empire Article on the Fitter Faster Clinic coming to Juneau! http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-07-09/glacier-swim-club-hosts-olympic-athletes#.U79AE1ZH3lI