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Darby Brtva

Comprehensive Backstroke Racing Camp INTRODUCTION Fitter & Faster is producing a 2-day Comprehensive Backstroke Swim Camp in Palatine, IL on September 10 & 11, 2022! SAVE when you purchase a “Full Camp Bundle” for your swimmer’s age group. https://fitterandfaster.com/swim-clinics/2022-comprehensive-starts-backstroke-swim-camp-series-palatine-il/ COMPREHENSIVE BACKSTROKE SWIM CAMP DAY 1: High Performance Backstroke Technique DAY 2: Backstroke Racing & Training Skills Scroll down for more details on the curriculum! Session sizes are limited to only 24 participants to allow for the best learning experience. SESSION START TIMES FOR BOTH DAYS 11 & Under: Check in...

2022-2023 Fall/Winter Season New Swimmer try-outs August 16-18th 5-7 PM. Drop in and try-out We want to see a 50 free with rotary rhythmic breathing without stopping. 50 backstroke without stopping 25 breaststroke, 25 butterfly, flip turns and dives. If your swimmer is ready for the swim team, you will get your paperwork that night. If you choose to join, your swimmer will have to be a member of the Buehler YMCA throughout the whole season until the end of March. Swim Team will Start Tuesday September 6th, 2022

Hi Blue Marlins! The below information is time sensitive to ensure the most people on our team can take advantage… We are excited to be welcoming back Fitter and Faster for a Comprehensive Starts & Underwaters swim camp on June 25 & 26! As the host we get the first opportunity to sign up. Please keep in mind that session sizes are limited. And every camp we have with Fitter and Faster has sold out quickly. So, please sign up soon. CLICK HERE for details and registration There will be...

With Swim team starting Monday I have had a few swimmers ask what do they need for practice. Item Turquoise Atlantic Stripe Black Water bottle (We have a gatorade Jug on the pool deck filled with Iced Water during practice) Y Y Y Y Goggles Y Y Y Y Swim Cap- girls Yes, boys Optional Y Y Y Y FINS Y Y Y Y Paddles N Y Y Y Front Snorkel N N Y Y Nose Plug (might need for Snorkel) N N Optional Optional Mesh Equipment Bag Optional Optional...

Hi Blue Marlins! We have a couple updates about our upcoming Fitter and Faster Comprehensive Freestyle Racing Camp swim camp on April 23 & 24! The original two sessions of this camp are 100% sold out. To accommodate more swimmers we have added a 3rd "Bonus Session" for swimmers 10&over from 4:30-7pm on April 23 & 24. Please keep in mind that session sizes are limited. And will be available on a first come first serve basis. CLICK HERE for details and registration The curriculum each day will be: April...

Blue Marlins Swim Team, USA Swimming Safe Sport staff is hosting Zoom trainings for parents, minor athletes and coaches to assist clubs in completing the Training and Education requirement of the Safe Sport Club Recognition program. All participants will need to register to attend training. Please send this information to all your parents, athletes and coaches to encourage participation and help your club achieve the goals of Safe Sport Club Recognition. SAFE SPORT TRAINING FOR PARENTS Wed., February 23 at 8:00 p.m. EDT | REGISTER Tue., March 15 at 8:00...

Officials needed! Parents we need some officials! I know this training is the same day as our home meet, but I really need some parents to go. We only have 1 AO (Dave Brtva) and we have no Level 1's. This training is at Sage (so close by), you will only miss part of the meet, and it is COMPLETELY FREE FOR YOU TO ATTEND. We only ask that you help officiate all home meets and a couple of away YMCA meets when you can. Please let me know if...

Hi Team! We are hosting our final Fitter and Faster Freestyle Technique And Race Strategy swim camp of 2021 on December 27&28! Please keep in mind that session sizes are limited to 24 swimmers a session to ensure maximum individual attention. So, please sign up soon. CLICK HERE for details and registration There will be 2 sessions each day split up into two age groups 11&under / 12&overs. The curriculum each day will be: 11&under ~> Day 1: High Performance Freestyle Technique ~> Day 2: Freestyle Racing & Training Skills...

Current Officials trainings- more will be added as announced. Trainings are also at https://www.teamunify.com/SubTabGeneric.jsp?team=maysc&_stabid_=72003 Administrative Official Training Class 8am - noon, Sunday, October 17 Decatur Family YMCA 220 W McKinley Ave Decatur, IL 62526-5858 Due to state mask mandate all participants will be required to wear masks. Signup at the YMCA LCDC exchange: https://lcdc.yexchange.org/s/c04p67v Level I Official Training Class Noon 4pm, Sunday, October 17 Decatur Family YMCA 220 W McKinley Ave Decatur, IL 62526-5858 Due to state mask mandate all participants will be required to wear masks. Signup at the...