Weekly Bulletin

Sarah Tobin

Check out the highlights in this week's bulletin.

  • Message from Tim

  • Personalized Caps have arrived

  • Meet Entries | Click here to register for the upcoming meets

  • Last Chance meet | Click here to sign up to work the meet & here to bring items for hospitality

  • Practice Schedule | Click here to view the practice schedules

  • Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP) | All LESD families need to review

  • Junior Dolphins Session 2 | Registration will be open next week for the upcoming session

  • Say Cheese | Send your team photos in to be highlighted on the website and our Facebook page

  • Hawken Swim School & Swim Instructors | Click here to learn more about Hawken's Swim School and how to become a swim instructor

  • USA Swimming Experience | Applications are open for the 2020 National Diversity Select Camp in Colorado Springs, find out how to apply

  • New Swimmer Tryouts | Please contact Tim Hable to set up an individual tryout

  • Helpful Contacts 


Message from Tim

DETAILS MATTER


 

Congratulations Everett, Jake, Charlotte, Alice, Katie, Nina, and Beatrice.  T

hese 7 LESD swimmers competed in the Mid States Championship meet last weekend at IUPUI. 

Also thanks to Coach Bill for organizing Team Ohio.

 

Please remember that it is still winter despite the warm temperatures.  Please wear proper attire (winter coat, hats, long pants, boots, etc).  Continue to get a lot of sleep and eat healthy.   The end of the season is just around the corner, let's make sure we are ready!

Continue to focus on the details, work hard, and swim fast!

Please check the website daily to insure there is practice at your location.  Practice changes will be updated but HS meets and the weather may cause changes.


Personalized Caps


The personaized caps have arrived.  The coaches have them at most locations.  If you ordered personalized caps, please ask your swimmer's coach for them.  If the caps are not at your location yet, the caps will be delivered this week.  You will be billed for the caps on the February 1st monthly billing.


Meet Entries


Click here to register for meets. 

Information for additional meets will be emailed as soon as it is available. Please get your entries in on time.  Entries are sent to the meet the day after the entry deadline.

Important Upcoming Meet Information:

  • Barbara Kay Mini-Champs (8 & Unders) - We have a block of rooms for the Barbara Kay Mini Meet.  Click here to reserve your room at the Holiday Inn Express.  We will also have a team dinner on Saturday night.  More details for the team dinner will be available soon.

  • Michigan Open - Hotel information will be available soon. 

Championship season is on the horizon. Please make sure to check in with your coach on meet entries, training schedule, and which meets to wear tech suits. 


Last Chance Meet


LESD is hosting the Last Chance Meet on Sunday, February 9 at SPIRE Institute.  We will need your help to make this meet a success.

Click here or the image below to sign up to work the meet and click here to bring items for hospitality.


Practice Schedules


Please click here to view all practice locations

Please wear the proper clothing (winter jackets, hat, pants) especially when leaving practice with wet hair.  We want to make sure everyone stays healthy.

If you have questions, please contact the corresponding coach for the swim group/practice location. We will continue to update this schedule and point out any changes in the weekly bulletin but also post the updates in the schedule tab on LESD.org. 


Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy

(MAAPP)


The well-being of our athletes is our highest priority.  We need to provide a safe and fun swimming environment for all athletes and families.   

Click here to view the New Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy (MAAPP) for LESD

Click here to view MAAPP 101.  Remember all athletes 18 & over must complete APT Training every year.  Athletes 18 & over must complete all 3 courses AND the survey.  Click here to get for more information and to complete the courses.

Click here to acknowledge that you have read and understand MAAPP.  Click here to email your completed acknowlegement.

All LESD families MUST review the MAAPP information and sign the acknowledgement form.  Thank you to those who have already completed it.  If you have not completed the program, please complete it at your convenience. 


Junior Dolphins 


The next session of Junior Dolphins will kick off in the end of January and the online registration will open next week - be sure to tell your friends and family about this new offering. 


Say Cheese!


We are looking for more ways to highlight the achievements and fun moments throughout the season. Please take a moment to share photos of your Silver Dolphins to be highlighted on the website and social media. Click here to email any fun photos.


Hawken Swim School & Swim Instructors


Click here or the image below to learn more and to register for Hawken's Swim School! Lessons are Saturday's from February 29th - May 2nd and are open to ages 4+.

If you are interested in being a swim instructor for the Hawken Swim School please contact Allie via email or phone.


USA Swimming Experience


Each spring, USA Swimming invites 48 athletes from underrepresented populations to participate in a three-day National Diversity Select Camp program which includes pool training, motivational and education sessions and team-building activities. Click here to learn more information and how to apply. 


Team Tryouts


LESD will hold indivual tryouts throughout the season.  If you have friends or family who are interested in joining LESD, please email Tim Hable to request an individual tryout.  Your swimmers will get in the water and swim for our coaches and they will provide a recommendation of which LESD swim practice group best matches your swimmer's talent and age. 

Please complete a new swimmer tryout form prior to attending your scheduled tryout.


Helpful Contacts


 

Below are helpful contacts

  • For general inquiries on LESD - please visit our helpful new FAQs page
  • For coaching-related or practice schedule questions - please contact Tim Hable
  • For registration, billing, or meet entries - please contact Sarah Tobin
  • For USA registration, transfers, or monthly billing - please contact C.J. Musser
  • For Hawken Swim School or swimmer incentives/awards - please contact Allie Vitantonio