Practice Schedule – Spring / Summer 2021 (Updated 6/28/21)

NOTE!! Practice AT DCSD Aq. Center has been extended through Friday, July 23 (NO practice THAT evening). Plans to do maintenance have been delayed to the following week.

**Watch website CALENDAR for cancelations and changes due to holidays and other activities. Weather related cancellations will be sent via email and text as necessary and announced on local radio and TV.

Click here for group descriptions

Known "NO PRACTICE DAYS":

Friday, April 2 - Good Friday

Saturday, April 3

Sunday, April 4 - Easter

Saturday, May 22 (IFLY Armbruster meet)

Sunday, May 30 - Memorial Day Sunday

Monday, May 31 - Memorial Day

Saturday, June 5 - coaches at Wave I Olympic Trials

Saturday, June 12 - home swim meet (all day)

Saturday, June 19 (change of plans, we will have practice at home AND in Cedar Falls, see email sent to Silver & Gold on 6/14)

Saturday, June 26 - coaches unavailable

Saturday, July 3 *

Friday, July 9 - NO pm Gold or Silver (BLAST Sizzler meet)

Saturday, July 10 (BLAST Sizzler meet)

*June 19 & Juy 3 --> Anticipated Saturday GOLD (sorry, NO SILVER, you and anyone not going to CF will swim at HHS) training at Cedar Falls "The Falls" Aquatic Center (weather permitting) / carpooling needed, some can ride w/Coach Doug (waiver needed) / practice time tentatively 7:30-10 am.

The start times listed are when we want the swimmers entering the building, there’s no need to be any earlier. With COVID-19 still an issue, they will still use hand sanitizer, grab a laundry basket for their gear and maintain 6' distance when at all possible. Masks will be worn at all times, except when moving to the water, in-water and during water time, and moving back to laundry basket following water time.

 

ENTRY & EXIT Locations

- for each group & time, see below.

MAIN Door - front of the Aquatic Center lobby. There are "social distancing" marks on the ground here.

REAR Door (Currently NOT being used for any groups) - go past Main Entrance to pool, around the corner of the building, there will be a canopy set up at the door and a coach waiting. There ARE NOT "social distancing" marks here, so parents/swimmers please keep your distance when waiting for entry screening. (This entry will be re-evaluated as the weather gets colder. Arrangements may be made to move all entry to the MAIN.)

 

**The lobby will be open for parent access during practice Monday - Fridays; lobby and stands will be open during practice on Sunday

 

Season Practice Schedule by Group

Jr. Hurricanes

(March 22 – June 6)

Monday - Thursday / 6:15-7:15 p.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT - Main

Sunday / 3:30-4:30 p.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT – Main

(June 7 – July 23)

Monday - Friday / 9:20-10:15 a.m. // ENTER – Main / EXIT – Main

OR (remember, only ONE practice allowed per day)

Monday – Thursday / 6:20-7:15 p.m. // ENTER – Main / EXIT – Main

Recommended Practice Attendance each week: 2 – 3 / only ONE practice per day allowed


GREEN

(March 22 – May 16)

Monday - Thursday / 6:15-7:30 p.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT - Main

Sunday / 3:30-4:45 p.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT – Main

(May 17 – June 6)

Monday - Thursday / 5:45-7:00 p.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT - Main

Sunday / 3:30-4:45 p.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT – Main

(June 7 – July 23)

Monday - Friday / 8:45-10:00 a.m. // ENTER – Main / EXIT – Main

OR (remember, only ONE practice allowed per day)

Monday – Thursday / 6:20-7:30 p.m. // ENTER – Main / EXIT – Main

Recommended Practice Attendance each week: 2 – 3 / only ONE practice per day allowed


BLUE

(March 22 – May 16)

Monday - Thursday / 5:45-7:15 p.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT - Main

Sunday / 3:30-5:00 p.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT – Main

(May 17 – June 6)

Monday - Thursday / 5:15-6:45 p.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT - Main

Sunday / 3:30-5:00 p.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT – Main

(June 7 – July 23)

Monday - Friday / 8:30-10:00 a.m. // ENTER – Main / EXIT – Main

OR (remember, only ONE practice allowed per day)

Monday – Thursday / 6:15-7:45 p.m. // ENTER – Main / EXIT – Main

Recommended Practice Attendance each week: 3 – 4 / only ONE practice per day allowed

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HS Camp

(For students entering grades 9 - 12)

(June 7 – July 23)

“Early” group (ONLY 20 spots available) -

Monday – Friday / 6:10-8:00 a.m. // ENTRY - Main / EXIT - Main

“Late” group (ONLY 20 spots available) -

Monday - Friday / 7:40-9:30 a.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT - Main

Recommended Practice Attendance each week: ALL / only ONE practice per day allowed

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BRONZE

(March 22 – June 6)

Monday - Thursday / 6:55-8:30 p.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT - Main

Friday / 4:50-6:15 p.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT – Main

(June 7 – July 23)

MORNINGS ARE RECOMMENDED / PREFERRED.

Monday - Friday / 7:20-9:00 a.m. // ENTER – Main / EXIT – Main

OR (remember, only ONE practice allowed per day)

Monday – Thursday / 6:15-7:45 p.m. // ENTER – Main / EXIT – Main

Recommended Practice Attendance each week: 3 – 4 / only ONE practice per day allowed


SILVER

(March 22 – May 16)

Monday - Thursday / 7:00-9:00 p.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT - Main

Friday / 4:50-6:30 p.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT – Main

Saturday (TBA – NOT ALL Saturdays) / 8:00-9:45 a.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT – Main

(May 17 – June 6)

Monday - Thursday / 6:30-8:30 p.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT - Main

Friday / 4:50-6:30 p.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT – Main

Saturday (TBA – NOT ALL Saturdays) / 8:00-9:45 a.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT – Main

(June 7 – July 23)

MORNINGS ARE RECOMMENDED / PREFERRED.

Monday - Friday / 7:20-9:20 a.m. // ENTER – Main / EXIT – Main

OR (remember, only ONE practice allowed per day)

Monday, Wednesday, Friday / 4:45-6:30 p.m. // ENTER – Main / EXIT – Main

PLUS

Saturday (TBA – NOT ALL Saturdays) / 7:00-8:45 a.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT – Main

Recommended Practice Attendance each week: 4 – 5 / only ONE practice per day allowed


GOLD

(March 22 – May 16)

Monday - Thursday / 6:45-9:00 p.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT - Main

Friday / 4:50-6:30 p.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT – Main

Saturday (TBA – NOT ALL Saturdays) / 8:00-10:00 a.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT – Main

(May 17 – June 6)

Monday - Thursday / 6:15-8:30 p.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT - Main

Friday / 4:50-6:30 p.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT – Main

Saturday (TBA – NOT ALL Saturdays) / 8:00-10:00 a.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT – Main

(June 7 – July 23)

Monday - Friday / 5:20-8:00 a.m. // ENTER – Main / EXIT – Main

AND

Monday, Wednesday, Friday / 4:45-6:30 p.m. // ENTER – Main / EXIT – Main

PLUS

Saturday (TBA – NOT ALL Saturdays) / 7:00-9:00 a.m. // ENTER - Main / EXIT – Main

Recommended Practice Attendance each week: ALL


Post-season Championship Season

Qualifiers ONLY

Long Course Champs, July 29-August 1 / University of Iowa CRWC

Monday, July 26 - Wednesday, July 28 (Th & F, M-W) / 5:45-7:00 am / Sutton Pool

Central Zone Championships, USA Swimming Jr. Nationals, USA Swimming Nationals - TBD

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