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Alex Totura

A lot has happened since the Holidays so here is a Newsletter that takes a look back at January and then a look forward as we at approaching the end of the season. It is a lot of information. It is in the Newsletter, but in case you don’t make it all the way through right away, we will have an SPG Meeting on Wednesday February 5th at 7:00 PM in the Multipurpose room of the Kerasotes Branch of the YMCA and will cover more details of the meets and...

Alex Totura

SPY November Newsletter A Look Back at October SPY competed at two meets in October. Our Season Opener where we had 150+ participants and over 1100 swims for the team. We then had 80+ swimmers participate in over 500 swims at the Edwardsville Halloween Meet. We did receive the 1st place team trophy at the Halloween meet. With over 1600 swims in October we have started running reports for end of season meets. Later in this newsletter will be some information on where to look for Time Standards for certain...

Alex Totura

The Mission The mission of the YMCA is to put Christian principles into practice to develop a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. As part of the mission we decide to reach outside of the YMCA and look at how we can impact community members of the Springfield area. For the past 3 years the SPY swim team has raised funds for the SPY Holiday Project to give a positive and meaningful Christmas experience to families in the community who may not be able to afford one otherwise. We...

Alex Totura

SPY Families, After a lot of emails routinely throughout the weeks at the beginning of the season we are going to get back to doing a Newsletter each month that will include some things that happened the past month and things that are coming up. Dual Meet Follow Up Thank you to everyone who helped out with the Dual Meet this past Sunday. We apologize for the delay in getting the meet started. We are fixing or replacing the equipment that led to the delay and we will be ready...

Alex Totura

SPY Families - There has not been a newsletter for a while now since we elected to go with some more specific informational emails this Spring to those who were registered, but here is a Newsletter with some things coming up and a recap of some items from the Spring. Things Coming Up We hope everyone has a safe Memorial Day Weekend! We know there is lots of traveling so over the weekend so hopefully everyone gets to their destinations safely and the weather cooperates. There will not be practice...

Rob Busby

This News item will be updated as we discover more regarding the new template. With the upgrade to the new template yesterday we lost a few updates we had made to the website. This morning we have taken the time to purge a lot of old items, update several others and restore the lost items. There is an asterisk next to each tab that has sub-menu item that has been updated; the sub-menu item that has been updated also has an asterisk next to it: * = update. Following is a navigation...