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Barracudas Aruba

What an amazing weekend! The 2020 Mini-Arubaanse Championship showcased the hard work and dedication of our athletes and coaches. The figures and routines allowed the athletes to demonstrate to the public and judges what they will continue perfecting for the new season. Our sweet beginner athletes definitely stole the show with their brand-new routine! Thank you, coaches and parents, for your support and dedication to the athletes and the sport. Moreover, a special thank you to all the amazing volunteers this weekend, without your help, this would not have been...

Barracudas Aruba

Thank you! A big thank you to everyone who brought a beautiful flower or plant for coach Alva. She will be gardening for quite some time. Communication BarraNews, what used to be a weekly newsletter has been undergoing some changes and we need your input to finalize it. The objective of the newsletter is for members and parents to have a go-to central place for information, notifications, etc. Please fill in the communication evaluation survey so that we can streamline our messaging to our athletes and parents. Go to Survey:...

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Announcing First Annual Barracudas Merch Sale! NEW items in stock now: swimsuits, t-shirts, shorts, caps, nose clips, and so much more! Sale items are limited. Order in three easy steps: Step 1: Click on https://forms.gle/u2KpJhMqzXxHRbZH8 or login at www.barracudasaruba.com. Step 2: Fill in all required fields (athlete name, size, etc.) and choose your items. Step 3: Click on submit and done! After receipt and confirmation, we will notify the pick-up date at the pool. Saludos, Barracudas Board

Kyra Hoevertsz

Bonochi tur!! As you all may have seen we have been highlighting some of our former athletes on Facebook. We are trying to stay really active on social media to keep our followers engaged. We encourage parents to like and share our content so that we can reach more people. Also, if anyone knows about someone that is interested in starting DON'T hesitate to ask!! We are accepting new ones! :) We want to welcome our Junior athlete Caroline back to the team! She took a break from the sport...

Barracudas Aruba

Barracudas Artistic Swimming chose a special day to officially launch their new logo: September 10th, the day in between the birthdays of coach Yami (September 9th) and coach Alva (September 11th). Throughout the past decades, the name of the sport has evolved from water ballet to synchronized swimming to artistic swimming. Since the establishment of Barracudas, the name of the club has also evolved from De Barracuda’s to Barracudas Synchro to Barracudas Artistic Swimming. In an effort to keep up with the times and refresh the brand, we introduce the...

Kyra Hoevertsz

Happy first week of September! :) Of course the biggest change is being back at school. We hope that everyone had a good first week back at school.. even though it is a bit different than what we are used to. Goodluck to all our athletes this year! We are EXTREMELY happy with our 3 new beginners that started last week. We still hope to get more... if anyone knows someone that wants to tryout they can come to the pool on Saturday morning at 9am. We want to get...

Kyra Hoevertsz

Happy September :) Welcome to the first news letter of the OFFICIAL season!! This week we have our new beginners starting training. Let's welcome them into our Barracuda Family!! IMPORTANT NEWS: 1. ALV (General Member's Assembly) is on September 26th at 1pm via ZOOM. Please make sure everyone is present as important information will be discussed. We will share the link closer to date. 2. UANA Age Group competition was supposed to be held this week in Aruba, but due to the pandemic that was not possible. However, UANA is...

Barracudas Aruba

Dear parents, The training schedule will continue with regular pool hours. If there are any changes, we will notify. Stay safe and healthy! August 24th to 29th Beginner 12&under 13-15 Junior Senior Monday 15:00-17:00 15:00-17:00 17:30-20:30 17:30-20:30 8:00-10:30 17:30-20:30 Tuesday 15:00-17:00 17:00-20:00 17:00-20:00 16:00-19:00 Wednesday 15:00-17:00 15:00-17:00 17:30-20:00 8:00-10:30 Thursday 15:00-17:00 17:00-20:00 17:00-20:00 16:00-19:00 Friday 8:00-10:30 8:00-10:30 Saturday 8:00-10:30 8:00-10:30 8:00-10:30 15:00-18:00 8:00-10:30

Barracudas Aruba

Dear Barracudas Family, Hope you are all keeping safe and healthy. To keep everyone safe, including our athletes and coaches, this week will continue via zoom. Thankfully, our athlete is doing fine and will join us on zoom. We will continue to monitor the situation and developments on the island, regular training is tentatively scheduled to resume on August 17th. The schedule for this week is as follows: Zoom practice form 15:00-16:30 Monday to Thursday for everyone. Friday Swimming in the ocean (at least 30min) or Hooiberg 2 times. Swimmers...

Barracudas Aruba

Solo Demonstration The athletes are all preparing for the July 25th solo presentation, such a great way to showcase and enjoy this beautiful sport. We are allowed to bring the entire family, however, we need to follow the protocol. All family members living together can sit together, maintain distance as specified on the bleachers. Entrance and exit ways are marked with arrows, please follow these so that we can have a wonderful event for everyone to enjoy. Athletes are not allowed to enter the bleachers where the audience is seated....