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April 2019 NewsSprint

DCS Website Admin
Apr 8, 2019

Douglas County Stingrays

April 2019 NewsSprint

10 Things You Need to Know

1. DCS Swimmers REPRESENT at National Meets — NCSAs and Speedo Sectionals: Naim Foster (8th place 50BR) and Charlie Bartlett (9th place 50FL), Foster, Bartlett, Liam Doyle, Eduardo Lozano (5th place 200 M.R.) plus personal best times in numerous swims by Danielle Melilli, Jacob Gurley and Nick Wilson. Check out our Twitter feed to follow results @DCSSwimming #goDCS #project2020

2. Swim-a-thon 2019 begins on Monday, April 15th! All swimmers are expected to participate in this important team event and fundraiser. Your support is critical; funds raised help EVERY DCS SWIMMER as well as swim programs across the country. Click on the Swim-a-thon banner on our website for more info.

3. Swim-a-thon Week Practice Schedule is MODIFIED to accommodate our 400+ mile swim journey. Please see attached.

4. Guest coaches from two of the USA’s most competitive teams to visit DCS, April 18-20th. **Heads up**Senior/Elite and Age Group are invited to attend a special, additional practice on THURSDAY, April 18th from 5pm to 6:50pm with an important discussion to follow.

5. DCS Annual Team Awards Banquet is Saturday, April 27th from 1pm to 5pm: RSVP today on the DCS website calendar under Team Events.

6. DCS Summer Swim Camp Registration is OPEN. Day-long competitive camps are offered by Coach Jrod for two sessions, June 3-6 and June 10-13. Registration closes on May 1st!

7. DCS Clinics with Coach Jrod: get your strokes on! All clinics are posted on the DCS website and are offered April through July.

8. Summer swim meets: all are posted on the DCS website. Sign up and swim fast.

9. Summer practice schedule will start Monday, June 3rd: please see attached.

10. Swimmer of the Month:  Timothy Mathew. CONGRATS!

Enjoy your Spring Break rest! Practice resumes on April 15th with Swim-a-thon week….