Weekly Update 1/22/23

Linda Lutgen

Week 22: 2022 – 2023 Velocity Short Course Season

Welcome to week 9 of the "Winter" portion of the short course season!   What a great weekend in Sioux Falls!  So many great times and fun for kids.   

Schedule Updates

Click here to access the practice schedule, meet schedules, and our google calendar.​  

Please note any changes for your schedules.

Week of 1/23/23 - 1/29 /23 changes only are listed below:

  • Tuesday 1/24
    Swim Meet in Delano - NO practices in Delano
    • All Senior & NDT Practice 3:45 -5:30 PM @ Watertown
    • Novice 1 & 2 6:00 - 7:00 PM @ Safari
    • AG1 6:00 - 7:30 PM @ Safari
    • AG2 6:00 - 8:00 PM @ Safari
  • Thursday 1/26
    Swim Meet in Waconia - NO practices at Safari
    • Novice 1 5:45 - 6:30 PM @ Delano
    • Novice 2 6:30 - 7:30 PM @ Delano
    • AG1 6:00 - 7:30 PM @ Delano
    • AG2 6:00 - 8:00 PM @ Delano
    • NDT Practice 7:00-9:00 PM @ Delano
    • All Senior Practice 7:30-9:00 PM @ Delano


The Swim-a-Thon has been re-scheduled to President’s Day Monday, February 20th @ Watertown. 

Please click here to set up your swimmer’s personal donation page.

Upcoming Event Schedules

Upcoming Meets (Click on the swim meet name for link to meet information):          

2023 Winter Championship Apparel - ORDER NOW
The 2023 Winter Championship Season is approaching fast!
Championship Tees always have a fun color twist! This year Velocity will be turning the stands BERRY!! 
Order your Championship Tour T-shirt NOW!
Ordering Window  :     Today - Thursday January 26th, 2023
Cost:  $15.00 / shirt
Distribution: approx 3 weeks from the closing of the store @ Delano or Waconia Practice.  (please remember to mark your preferred location when ordering to help us with distribution)
"Success is no accident" - Go Velocity!
~ Apparel Committee 

Safe Sport Renewal Information 

It is a top prioroty to keep our athletes safe.   No abuse has a place in our sport.   USA Swimming is committed to reducing the risk of abuse in swimming and increasing awareness of red flag behavior through its safe sport program.   We do this through multiple layers of protection. 

  • All coaches and staff complete mandatory APT training
  • All athletes that are age 18 and above must complete mandatory APT training.
  • All adults volunteering are highly encouraged to take APT training
  • All parents are highly encouraged t to take APT training.
  • All swimmers between the ages of 12-17 are requested to take APT training

Please take 30 minutes to complete the online training and help us to increase awareness and reduce risk in order to keep all athletes safe. 


I think that is everything! 

Coach Paul, Coach Carl, and Coach Linda

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