PAY Parents Aquatic Club (PAC) Weekly News 1-3-22

Kate Baganski

PAY Weekly News 1.3.22

Happy New Year Everyone! Here's the news you need for this week:

SCHEDULE CHANGES: Due to our PAY home dual meets on Saturday, practices are cancelled on Saturday, January 8th.  Seniors groups- Coach Dave will communicate directly to you about an early morning option. Please remember that the practice groups have been rearranged and the new schedule can be found on the website under the PAY 21-22 tab and HERE.


  1. Home Dual Meets vs Boyertown, Saturday Jan 8 - details will be emailed to those participating.  Volunteers are still needed for both the girls and boys meets.  Please signup to help under the Event/Job Signup HERE

  1. First Annual Penguin Plunge Invitational Meet at Upper Perk YMCA- Sunday, January 9th. When we receive information about warm-up schedule, it will be sent directly to those who are participating.

  1. Winterfest - Our final entries for Winterfest have been submitted and entries have also been posted in the website Event. No Winterfest gear will be on-sale at the venue this year. Here is the link for orders, if interested: Due to the large number of PAY swimmers attending, PAY families are staying at many hotels within 30 minutes of the meet venue including the popular Residence Inn in Silver Springs, MD.

MASTERS SWIMMERS’ MEET: We will be hosting a US Masters Swim Meet NEXT Sunday, January 9th open to adult USMS-registered swimmers ages 18-100+.  This meet also serves as a PAY swim team fundraiser so we need teens and families to volunteer and help us host this incredible morning to early afternoon meet at our YMCA. Please signup to help volunteer under the Event/Job Signup HERE.  If you know a Masters swimmer share the news about this meet and tell them to register at: 2022 Bill Heebner Memorial Winter Freeze Masters Meet (1/9/2022) ( by this Thursday.

SUPER SENIORS:  Our senior recognition will take place at our home meet on January 8th.  Recognition of the senior girls and boys will take place after warmups and prior to their respective meet beginning.  

THANK YOU: Our 17th Annual Holiday Angel Giving Tree was a success. Thanks to our PAY swim team families who donated so many gifts and money towards helping local families in their time of need.

BIRTHDAY ROUND-UP:Please wish the following teammates a Happy Birthday (and if you remind the Coaches about Birthday Butterfly, that's good too!)

  • Sophia McPhillips turned 8 on 12/29!

  • Andy Yu turned 13 on 12/29!

  • Daksh Narang turned 11 on 12/30!

  • Samantha Roulstone turned 12 on 12/31!

  • Ellie Thompson turned 13 on 1/2!

  • Kira Haebler turned 11 on 1/2!

  • Maddy Deeney turns 15 TODAY 1/3!!!

  • Emmalyn Quinn turns 8 on 1/9!

  • Michelle Figueroa turns 12 on 1/6!