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This Saturday our swim times will revert back to their original make up schedule, rather than moving up 30 minutes as they did last week. To recap… · Saturday 1/2 · D-“M” will swim from 4:30-5:00 · D- “N” will swim from 5:00-5:30 · D-“O” will swim from 5:30-6:00 Happy New Year! We hope to see everyone in the water this Saturday! Please let me know if you have any questions. Rob

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Good Afternoon! This Saturday we will have 3 groups run rather than consolidating down as we have the past two weeks. · For Saturday 1/2 · 8/U – “A” will swim from 3:00-3:30 · 8/U- “B” will swim from 3:30-4:00 · 8/U – “C” will swim from 4:00-4:30 Happy New Year! We look forward to seeing everyone in the pool this Saturday! Rob

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SENIOR NEWS December 23, 2020 I hope this finds everyone doing well as we head into the tail end of the holiday season. For those having celebrated Hanukkah, I hope you all had a joyous celebration and wish the same for those celebrating Christmas in a couple of days. It is hard to believe we are in the countdown to close out 2020 and welcome in 2021. No practices from Thursday, December 24 thru Sunday, December 27. We will be back on the Group of 4 schedule Monday, December 28,...

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We really want to keep everyone in the pool during this break as our time is so limited to begin with. Below are a couple of key notes. · There will be NO dryland for the next two weeks (starting Monday). We will pick it back up after the New Year. · Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday normally scheduled groups will run. · Thursday will move to SUNDAY PM (Makeup schedule was sent by email) · Friday will move to SATURDAY PM (Makeup schedule was sent by email) If...

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The Y sent this information out about 6-8 year old lap swimming sign up. I am posting it for your use.

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Good Afternoon All. First, I would like to thank those that sent emails of appreciation for all the coaches are doing. We have a committed and passionate coaching staff and so fortunate to have them a part of the Water Rat Family. We are nearing completion of having our Back in the Pool Clinic Schedule. A couple of points for all to understand: Ø EVERY swimmer will have a chance to work with a coach in a group of four (4) clinic under the current guidelines as set forth by...

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Westport Weston Family YMCA Pools Update December 2 YMCA Pools to Increase Capacity to 10 Swimmers We have received updated guidelines from the Governor & DECD regarding pool capacity. Beginning this Friday , December 4 , the updated guidelines allow for a max of 1 swimmer per lane and the ability to host 10 swimmers per time block. Pool Reservation Process 1: Pool reservations will continue with the current 40-minute sessions. 2: Reservations will go back to opening up at 9:00pm for 3 days in advance. Reservation Schedule: Monday Reservations:...

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Water Rat Veteran’s Day Fundraiser!! The Water Rat Swim Team celebrates Veterans with Wreaths Across America (WAA)! We need your help reaching our team goal of selling 1000 wreaths to be laid for Veterans’ grave markers. Wreaths have a special meaning for veterans. Each of the 10 Evergreen bouquets represent a special quality Veterans hold. Click here to learn more about the Meaning of Wreaths to veterans. Wreaths Across America is a charitable organization that coordinates wreath-laying ceremonies to honor veteran service at more than 2,100 cemeteries across the United...

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Water Rat PINKtacular Updated Meet Info Ø Meet Waiver: Please find click here for the swimmer Meer Waiver that is mandatory for swimmers. Please have swimmer bring in or email directly to me at: [email protected] Ø Sealable/Ziploc Plastic Bag: EVERY swimmer must have a sealable plastic bag in order to place Facemask in at the blocks Ø Zoom Times and Swimmer Pickup: Below is a table with when the Zoom Invite and Session Heat Sheet will be emailed as well as best “guesstimate” for swimmer pickup. Session Swimmer On Deck...

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Good Afternoon! This weekend we will be kicking off our 2020-2021 competition season with our annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month swim meet-- THE PINKTACULAR! We can’t be more excited to see everyone racing. Below you will find some meet information and helpful notes. Please read through them carefully. Meet info: This meet is one day only. All 8/u red & blue group swimmers will swim Saturday 10/17/20. Arrive: No later than 2:45 p.m. Warmup: 3:00 p.m. Meet Start: 3:35 p.m. What each swimmer needs: Plastic/ziplock bag for mask Extra towels...