Firestone Akron Swim Team

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

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Erin Crabtree

FAST NEWSLETTER: Week of January 17, 2022 Apologies for the delayed newsletter this week, between the pool being down and the weather, we wanted to limit emails to ensure clear communication. REPORTING ABSENCES Please email HERE for any absences PRIOR to the practice missing. NO PRACTICE TONIGHT-WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19 Since Akron Public Schools do not have school today, we will NOT have practice this evening (Wednesday, January 19). We are also still waiting on the pool to be fixed, so either way, we would not have had practice this evening....

Erin Crabtree

HOW TO REGISTER FOR MEETS Please double check to see if your swimmer’s group is listed to attend the meet or the swimmer meets the qualification standards set for the meet prior to entering. From the meet email you receive once a meet is eligible to register for: Click the link in the meet email “more information about this event” Sign into the website Select edit commitment Select (swimmer) and then declare Yes, please sign (swimmer) up for this event The events will pop up and Mark the box on...

Erin Crabtree

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...

Erin Crabtree

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...