Weekly News - March 13, 2023

Amy Parratto

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Important Reminders

  • 14&U State Championships: Riptide finished 6th in the combined team standings at the MNSI 14&U State Championships. Congratulations to all of our swimmers who did an amazing job at the meet!!! We are so proud of you!!! Riptide had one swimmer place in the top three of the individual high point standings - Marian Kalweit finished 2nd in the 11-12 age group!  
  • Senior State Championships: Riptide will travel to Fargo, North Dakota this Thursday through Sunday for the MNSI Senior State Championships. Good luck to all of our swimmers!
  • Regional High Point Swimmers: We have not been able to obtain the high point document from the meet, but hopefully we have pieced together a record of our top three high point winners at the Regional Championships. If we have missed anyone, please let Coach Amy know! Here are Riptide’s Regional high point winners: Helen Higinbotham (3rd / 9-10), Eddie McGarvey (1st / 9-10), Avery Jelinek (3rd / 11-12), Lily Sisson (2nd / 13-14), Thomas Foss (2nd / 13-14), Annika Arlandson (1st / 15-16), Madeline Byrne (2nd / 15-16), Tristan Herbst (2nd / 15-16), Parker Ehrreich (2nd / 17&O) and Felicia Symreng (1st / 17&O). Congratulations!
  • Registration and Group Moves for Next Season: Stay tuned for information on registration for our long course season. Lead coaches will be in contact with you this week regarding any group moves and information about next season.
  • Lost and Found: All items will be donated to charity or thrown out after this Friday (3/17). Stop by the pool between 3:00 and 5:00 today through Thursday (3/16).
  • First Riptide Banquet:  Please join us for the first team banquet on April 15 4:30-8:30pm at Lakeville North High School!  Registration closes on March 14 – tomorrow! https://www.teamunify.com/team/mnwss/page/calendar#/team-events/upcoming/1455502

      Regular Reminders

  • Adult Swim Training & Private LessonsGroup Training for Triathletes & Masters; Beginner Adult Swim Classes; Individual and Small Group Lessons going on now! For more information –contact [email protected].
  • Private LessonsRiptide Coaches offer 30 and 60 minute private lessons. If your swimmer is interested, either contact your lead coach directly or [email protected]
  • Stroke and Turn Officials - Anyone interested in learning to become a USA Swimming Stroke and Turn Official - please contact Wendy Peterson at [email protected].