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RJ Greseth

Swimmers families, We had a great time with all the swimmers in our first intersquad mini-meet last night. It was great to see all of our swimmers cheering for each other and building our team spirit. Thank you also to our more experienced parents and swimmers for helping those new to the competition part of swimming learn about how a meet works. It is so nice to see coaches, parents and swimmers working together to make High Tides the best it can be. Schedule for the week – No pool...

RJ Greseth

Swimmers families, There are a few things to update you on as we get into January. Schedule updates – There will be home meets for the Tigershark boys this Thursday (Jan 9th) and next Tuesday, January 14th. On those days there will be a dryland session available for Gold 1, Gold 2, and Platinum athletes from 5:00-5:45pm. Community ed is offering open swim “Frozen Fridays” on Friday, January 10th, 24th and 31st. On those Fridays, practice groups that normally have practice will start early at 5:00pm, and end at about...

Kristy Scheidt

Hello swim families! With two great meets coming up open to all swimmers, we are having a mock meet at our home pool for anyone interested on Monday, January 13th! For our Bronze and Silver swimmers, this meet will replace your practice for the evening. Is your swimmer new and not sure what event they should swim? Try this out! Is your swimmer unsure of doing a certain event or a certain distance? This would be a great time to give it a try! Parents, not sure how this meet...

RJ Greseth

Swimmer's families, There are a number of practice changes and meet updates you need to be aware of in the next few weeks. Upcoming schedule changes – There are some changes to the normal practice schedule in January. There is a home meet next Thursday, so we will have dryland only for the Gold 1, Gold 2 and Platinum groups from 5:00-5:45pm. On three of the next four Fridays (10, 24, 31) Community Ed is having their Frozen Friday open swim nights. Our practice time on those dates have been...

RJ Greseth

Swimming families, Due to the weather today, practices will be cancelled. Have a great New Year's holiday! Here is a quick dryland routine to keep you moving this week. See you all in 2020!

High Tides Swim Club Board

To read "How Minnows Become Sharks, The High Tides swim club feeds the TigerSharks with talent", see the Hutchinson Leader article published Sunday, December 29, 2019. Hutchinson Leader article

RJ Greseth

Swimmers families, I hope everyone had a great Christmas, and an opportunity to spend some quality time with family during the light practice week. We have another holiday week with New Years coming up on Wednesday – check the calendar for your groups practice times. Recent press – The Hutchinson Leader recently printed an article on the local swimming scene. I am proud to be an integral part of a great local sport tradition, and excited for the future of swimming in Hutchinson. (find the article here) Upcoming Meets –...

RJ Greseth

High Tides Families, Everything is ready for our Harvest Classic meet. Please be aware of the adjusted times for both swimmers and workers for the weekend. Swimmers -- Warmups for the morning sessions will begin at 8:20am. Plan to arrive at the pool by 8:10am (or earlier) to be ready for warmups when they start. Warmups for the afternoon swimmers will start at 11:20. Plan to be at the pool by 11:00 to be ready for warmups when they start. Meet workers -- the times for the various positions have...

RJ Greseth

High Tides Families, Final preparations are under way for our meet this weekend. Just a few things to let you know before the weekend gets started. Swimmers are allowed to leave the pool deck during the meet (for food, to talk to parents, ect...), but I expect them to spend most of thier time on the pool deck, either getting ready to swim or cheering on their teammates. Our coaches will not search the building for a swimmer whose race is coming up - if they are not with the...

RJ Greseth

It is a big week for the High Tides --- there are a number of events going on that you should be aware of going into the week. Pictures tonight from 4:30-6:00pm at the pool. All swimmers should wear black tee shirts and black shorts in the picture. More information can be found on our website. Qdoba Carbo Feed The team will be hodsting a Wednesday night carbo feed for the meet this weekend -- it will be from 7:00-8:30pm, and cost $5 per swimmer. RSVP (and more information) on...