Firestone Akron Swim Team

470 Castle Blvd | Akron, OH 44313 | P: 330.761.3274

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Erin Crabtree

Please review the following information, with your swimmer, about parking and covid protocols at Akron University. Swim Team Practice Policies and Procedures Entry into the facility 1. Swimmers will not be allowed into the facility until 5-minutes prior to scheduled practice time and will be required to wear a face covering. Face covering must remain in place until you are ready to get into the pool. 2. Parents will not be allowed into the facility, but may walk to ONAT front doors to drop-off swimmer a. If parent is going...

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FAST NEWSLETTER: Week of May 3, 2021 REPORTING ABSENCES Please email HERE for any absences PRIOR to the practice missing. *DON’T FORGET TO GIVE US THE REASON FOR THE ABSENCE, TYIA! TUESDAY(TOMORROW)- MAY THE 4TH BE WITH YOU TEAM MEET SR PM Group: Arrive at 3:30pm for warmups. All other groups: Arrive between 4:00-4:30pm. Warmups/Meet will run from 4:30-6:30(ish)pm. A slice of pizza will be provided by our Parent Board as the kids leave the meet. THIS IS IN PLACE OF PRACTICE…THERE WILL NOT BE NORMAL PRACTICES THIS EVENING. IF...

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American Red Cross Lifeguarding Course Information SIGN UP: To sign up for the course, please email the following information to Carl Shallenberger, [email protected] If you don’t receive a reply within 24 hours, please call or text Carl’s personal cell at 330.289.9220. You may also receive an email from one of our personal email accounts: Here’s what we need for sign up: Participant’s First/Last Name Participant’s Phone Participant’s Email (Do not use a school email- when the Red Cross sends an email with the online content, the emails are blocked. Gmail...

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Feed for Speed: https://youtu.be/pLuB6gl-STw Fueling each swim for top notch performances! Featuring Dawn Weatherwax, RD,CSSD,LD,ATC,CSCS International Author, Speaker and Sports Dietitian for Elite Swimmers Dawn Weatherwax is a Registered/Licensed Dietitian with a specialty in Sports Nutrition and Founder of Sports Nutrition 2Go. She is also a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, which is the premier professional sports nutrition credential in the United States. In addition, she is an Athletic Trainer with a Certification in Strength and Conditioning from The National Strength and Conditioning Association. Therefore, she brings a comprehensive...

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Hello Familes of 12 & Unders- The USA Swimming Tech Suit Ban went into effect for 12-and-under swimmers beginning September 1, 2020. This decision was voted on by USA Swimming's House of Delegates one(1) year ago to keep younger swimmers in the sport longer without pricing them out with expensive tech suits AND to show young swimmers that it is not the suit that makes them swim fast, but the swimmer themself. We are not saying you have to have a tech suit, but if you currently have one or...