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December 29, 2020 Hi STAR Families, We are preparing to get practices running again. On December 23, Governor Walz amended the Executive Order that closed pools, and pools are now allowed to open for organized competitive swim practices beginning on January 4, 2021. Unfortunately, most pool administrators were furloughed until January 4 or 11, or they took the short week between Christmas and New Year’s off. Getting everything approved at new pools is requiring a lot of patience (Fairview pool has been drained for demolition). We plan to begin the...

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Some Reminders: STAR’s goal is to keep our swimmers, coaches, and families safe and swimming during these trying times. This only works if we all act vigilantly! POD protection is more important than any one swimmer’s need to attend practice. If your swimmer is sick, keep them home until she/he totally recovers. If your swimmer is in a classroom, or other activity, that has a positive case for COVID, your swimmer cannot attend practice until they have been tested or have waited 14 days. If your swimmer has a sibling...

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STAR Uses the Remind App. to Send Out Notices - Here is How to Sign Up STAR uses the Remind App. to send out notices to swimmers and parents via text. The Daily Heath Questionnaire is sent out through this system. You do not have to down load the app., you just have to do the following to get notices for each of the following Groups: Stroker: Send to 81010. In the subject box put in - @strokersf Age Group: Send to 81010. In the subject box put in -...

STAR Swim Team

STAR uses the Remind App. to send out notices to swimmers and parents via text. The Daily Heath Questionnaire is sent out through this system. You do not have to down load the app., you just have to do the following to get notices for each of the following Groups: Stroker: Send to 81010. In the subject box put in - @strokersf Age Group: Send to 81010. In the subject box put in - @agegroupfw Junior Group: Send to 81010, In the subject box put in - @a3b8ce Senior Group:...

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COVID-19 Preparedness Plan for STAR Swim Club Effective June 17, 2020 STAR Swim Club is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace and swimming environment for our swimmers and coaches. To ensure that, we have developed the following Preparedness Plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. STAR Swim Club Head Coaches are responsible for implementing this plan. Our goal is to mitigate the potential for transmission of COVID-19 in our practice facilities, and that requires full cooperation among all coaches, swimmers and families. Only through this cooperative effort can...

STAR Swim Team

STAR SWIM TEAM PRACTICE PLANS OVERVIEW *Safety is our No. 1 priority as we prepare to get back in the water with a modified schedule. STAR will stay in accordance with all state and local health guidelines. Practice capacity and duration will be limited for all groups, and social distancing–staying six feet apart at all times –will be strictly enforced. *Locker rooms will be off-limits, and a bathrooms will be available for emergency use only, one person at a time. Drinking fountains will also be unavailable. *Swimmers will be assigned...

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The STAR Board of Directors will meet on the following dates: 2020 October 19 Virtual

STAR Swim Team

MINOR ATHLETE ABUSE PREVENTION POLICY T HIS P OLICY A PPLIES T O : • All USA Swimming non - athlete members and adult athlete members; • Participating non - members (e.g., meet marshals, meet computer operators, timers, etc.); • LSC and club adult staff and board members ; and • Any other adult authorized to have regular contact with or authority over minor athletes. Collectively “Applicable Adult(s)” G ENERAL R EQUIREMENT USA Swimming member clubs and LSCs are required to implement this Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy in full....

  Every pool that STAR uses is available to STAR as guests. No pool is required to rent pool time to STAR. The Coaching Staff has worked hard for many years, even decades, to create a great relationship with the pools that STAR uses. Some Friendly Reminders: Treat every facility like it is your home. They are STAR's home. If there is a problem, please contact the STAR office and let the STAR Staff deal with the facility people directly. 651-704-0024 [email protected] Do not leave your car parked in a...

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Good news Swim caps will now be put on your STAR account. STAR will no longer take cash for swim caps. If swimmers ask for a cap, the account will be charged for that cap. Latex caps $5 Silicone caps $10 Dome caps $20