Week of June 29th ASC Summer Practices Update

Sarie Imonen

Week of June 29th ASC Practices Updates

Entrance and Bathrooms: The construction work by the concession are is complete. Swimmers will now enter and exit the pool area through the doors by the gym. Signs are posted, follow the signs. The bathroom by the concession stand is now our emergency, one person use bathroom.

No Crates: Bring a personal BAG or BACKPACK that can hold all personal belongings (clothes, towel, parka, phone) while swimming. We will no longer be using and sanitizing creates. We WILL continue to have swimmers place their personal belongings in designated spaces 6 ft apart on deck.

Arrival time: PLEASE DO NOT drop your swimmer off earlier than 5 minutes before the start of their practice time. If you arrive early keep them in the car with you until 5 minutes before the the start of their practice time. We have scheduled 15 minutes between practices so that we can eliminate interaction between groups and clear the pool area and clean before each practice.

Practice times this week:

GROUP 4 w/Coach Mark: Monday through Saturday 7-8:45AM NEW TIME

GROUP 3 w/Coach Harry and Kerry: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 4:30-5:30PM NEW TIME

GROUP 2 w/Coach Kerry: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 3:15-4:15 NEW END TIME

GROUP 1 w/Coach Sarie: Monday and Wednesday 3:15-4:00


From Head Coach Mark

ASC is a demo-group for the school in many ways as they practice social distancing while exercising as a group.  As the swimmers hear from us each day, they need to do their best to abide by the rules of social distancing, washing hands, wearing masks... not just as asked when coming and going to practice, but in general so that germs aren't brought to our swimming site. The same thing applies for parents. I appreciate those parents that are staying in their vehicles during practice times (the exception being to walk on the track).

To be very honest, I'm not worried about the kids at the pool, but I am worried about the adherence of rules in the parking lot.  In order for ASC to continue practicing at HPA, we need everyone to be on board with what is asked of them by ASC, otherwise, we will get shut down. Thank you, for your self-monitoring.  Please let me know if you have any concerns.