Weekly Newsletter

Jenniffer Lyness
Jun 18, 2019

New Info

Counsilman Classic Meet - A huge THANK YOU and CONGRATULATIONS to our volunteers for the time and energy you put into making the return of the Counsilman Classic such a success.  Indiana Swimming offered us kudos for assembling such an amazing group of committee chairs and volunteers.  The comments we continue to receive about the meet are extremely complimentary - thanks to your outstanding service.  Please know that you are appreciated and that your efforts did not go unnoticed. 

We are so blessed in this sport to have so many talented and passionate volunteers - the perfect description of each of you. ~ Heather Trammell

From Coach Amy:

1.) Excel Firecracker Invite: The team travel meet to Brentwood, TN is this weekend! Be sure to check the meet packet for warm-up information and meet details. Emails will go out with further information about team dinners. Parents, if you would like, bring a canopy and lawn chairs to camp outside and enjoy the weather. We will have a team banner to hang so everyone can camp together. In the past, families have brought outdoor games and picnics even mini-grills. Enjoy this time getting to know some new families! Colors for the weekend will be: Friday-Black, Saturday-Red, and Sunday-Gray. We are looking forward to a weekend of fast swimming! 

2.) Jags Invite: The updated entry has been sent. If there are any changes or the update was not accepted, I will let you know. 

3.) Seymour Prelim/Finals Summer Meet: The RSVP for this meet has closed, and we are unable to add any new swimmers at this time. Once we have received verification of acceptance to this meet, the initial entry will be sent out for review. 

4.) CGAC Stars&Stripes 12&Under Meet: Our home meet is Tuesday, July 16th. The RSVP deadline is July 2nd. Please see below for a message from our meet coordinators.

Have a great week and see you at the pool.

Coach Amy

From the Meet Coordinator:  Reminder - Signups are now open for our Stars & Stripes 12 & Under Meet. There are only 5 spots left!  Please log into your account and signup to for our only home meet this long course season. We need people to help with cleanup. This is a very easy way to earn your club credit as it typically doesn't even take an hour to finish cleanup.

The meet is a one session meet that will be held on Tuesday, July 16th.  Our meets cannot succeed without the help of our swim families so please sign up to volunteer to fulfill the 1 club credit that is required during the long course season.  Older swimmers that are not swimming can help time to fulfill any volunteer requirements.   

The option to donate a gift card will not be made available until all volunteer slots are fulfilled.  If you chose to donate a gift card, it must be a $30 gift card to Wal-Mart and must have the authorization code receipt attached to receive credit.  Please mark your name on the gift card and place in the payment box on the table in front of the ribbon room.

If you need help with signing up for a volunteer spot, please reach out to us at  ~ Holly Argiris & Amanda Lavery

Don't Forget! Mark Your Calendars for our Summer CGAC Team Picnic

Center Grove Aquatic Club’s Board and Coaches are looking forward to seeing everyone and enjoying some summertime fun. Bring your family, chairs & blankets.

When: Wednesday, June 26 @ 6pm

Where: Independence Park, Bargersville Utility Shelter

Pitch-In Details: A food item to share. We request that you bring an item based on the SignUpGenius suggestions CGAC will provide hot dogs, buns, and condiments.

RSVP​: Please RSVP on the team website under Team Events by Tuesday, June 25th, be sure to include the number of family members attending in the comments section.

CGAC Swimmers with H.E.A.R.T.:

Each month, CGAC coaches nominate one swimmer per competitive training team that embodies the core values of our Club in and out of the pool, at practice and competition.

H.E.A.R.T. recipients exhibit the following characteristics:



Attitude is Positive


Team player

Congratulations to our first H.E.A.R.T. recipients for the Long-Course season:

CGAC Site:

Senior Team - Ethan Hite

Pre-Senior Team - Isaac Lewis

Black Team - Tenley Wilkins

Red Team - Kiera Kobiela

White Team - Sam Geiger

Mooresville Site: Morgan Pierson

UIndy Site:  Maggie Peats

Ongoing Updates & Reminders

#CHASESTRONG: The Smith Family of Indian Creek are friends of the CGAC family.  Chase, their 17 year old son, is fighting cancer for the 4th time. Many of you have asked how you can help.  The Smiths will be traveling to Cleveland, Ohio every week for the next few months for treatment.  The CGAC Family will be preparing snack bags for them to take each time they travel.  How can you help?  There will be a box on the table (by the folder boxes) marked for ChaseStrong donations.  We will be collecting Visa gift cards to purchase these snacks.  Any gift cards that are left over will be presented to the Smiths for their travel expenses.   If you wish to donate, please deposit Visa gift cards in that box at any time.  If you have any questions, please contact Michele De Luna,  Thank you on behalf of the Smith family and the CGAC family for your support.

Kroger Community Rewards - Are you a Kroger shopper?  Please register your Kroger Plus Savings Card at and select to support CGAC.  Once you are enrolled, 3-5% of your purchases with your Kroger Plus Savings Card will be donated to CGAC each quarter.

Follow Us - Please follow us on Twitter @CGAC_TrojanSwim, Facebook at Center Grove Aquatics Club – Official – Parents/Guardians and Instagram at cgacswim.