April Team News

Apr 29, 2019
Friday, April 19   
There will be no practice on Friday  April 19 for swimmers in the Red and Blue Groups.   The National Development, Senior and Gold Group will train at Sailfish Splash Park in Stuart from 10:00-12:00pm. 
Saturday, April 20 - All training groups will be off. 

Field Day - Join Us for a Morning of Fun - NPB Field Day - All Ages, All Groups

On Saturday, May 11 we are going to host our 3rd Annual Team Field Day.  We encourage all of our team members to join us on May 11 at Anchorage Park in North Palm Beach for an afternoon of fun and games.  Drinks and snacks will be provided!

For us to prepare games, drinks, and snacks, we need for you to RSVP online as soon as possible.  Please go online today and declare if you will attend!

First Long Course Meet @ Jupiter  
The first long course meet of the season will take place on  Friday and Saturday, April 26-27 at Jupiter.  This meet will be for all swimmers in the White, Red, Blue, Gold, Senior, National Groups.  Friday afternoon will be distance events.  On Saturday The 13 & Over will swim in the morning, and the 12 & under will swim in the afternoon.  Please go online today and declare your intentions to attend.  The coaches will select the events.  

Tenative Summer Training Schedule 
We are working with Palm Beach Gardens to finalize our summer training schedule.  We hope to finalize a schedule by the end of next week.  Below is a tentative training schedule.  
Pre-Green Group: TBA
Green Group - 9:15 - 9:45am Mon, Tue, Thu
Orange Group - 8:30 - 9:15am Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu
White Group - 8:30 - 9:30am Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu
Red Group - 7:00 - 8:30am Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu at Gardens, Fri and Sat 9:00-11:00am at Oxbrdige 
Blue Group -7:00 - 8:30am Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu at Gardens, Fri and Sat 9:00-11:00am at Oxbrdige
Gold Group - 7:00 - 9:00am Monday thru Saturday at Oxbridge
Senior Group - 7:00 - 9:00am Monday thru Saturday at Oxbridge
National Group -7:00 - 9:00am Monday thru Saturday at Oxbridge

Long Course Training  
We are working on providing our swimmers in the Red, Blue, Gold, Senior and National Development the opportunity to train long course two to three times a week beginning in June.  Tentatively we are planning on swimming at Sailfish Splash Park on Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 - 10:00 am.  On Saturday we are looking into the possibility of having a combined practice with ECAC in Delray Beach.   
Afternoon Doubles 
Swimmers in the Blue and Gold with Junior Olympic times and Swimmers in the Senior and National Development group with Senior time standard will train twice a week on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at Oxbridge Academy from 3:00-5:00pm.   

Summer Ad Campaign
Please remember that we are selling ad space on our meet program for our 11th Annual Summer Kickoff on June 1-2.  We are hoping that each family can help us raise $60 to help us offset the cost of renting space at Palm Beach Gardens and Oxbridge Academy.  Families and friends may advertise their business or support your swimmer with a personalized ad at our swim meet.  You may also just donate, the North Palm Beach Aquatic Foundation is 501-c3 non-profit.  All donations made to our foundation are tax deductible.  

NPB Summer Kickoff  
The weekend of June 1-2 , we will be hosting our 11th Annual Summer Kickoff in Plantation, Florida.  There will be over 400 swimmers competing in our annual swim meet.  The swim meet will consist of two sessions, while the afternoon session will be for the 12 & under swimmers.  We will be in need of approximately 26 volunteers per session. 

2019 Swim Ft. Lauderdale International Meet @NSU – JUNE 21-23, 2019 

Since the Hall of Fame pool is under renovation this meet has been relocated to the beautiful Nova State University campus. This is a fun and competitive 3 day meet with a preliminary/finals format, we suggest staying overnight as it is great for team building and bonding.

An NPB Swim Club room block has been reserved at the SHERATON SUITES FORT LAUDERDALE PLANTATION RESORT.  311 No. University Drive, Plantation FL 33324

The hotel is located near the university and offers all suites.  We have secured 2 levels of room rates, one for standard, and a second for those who may prefer a club level experience, which offers club room access. 

The discounted NPB Swim Club (STANDARD DOUBLE SUITE)  room rate is $119.00 per night and includes FREE wifi and FREE parking.  

The discounted NPB Swim Club (DOUBLE CLUB LEVEL SUITE) room rate is $159.00 per night and includes FREE wifi, and FREE parking, a CLUB LEVEL ROOM and access to the CLUB LOUNGE.

You may select either rate and any # of days you wish from 6/20 - 6/23, in case anyone wishes to arrive earlier or stay later.

Reservation must be made through the hotel link below.  

Book your group rate for NPB Swim Team

Note: The last day to book at the discounted rates will be  MAY 20, 2019