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Dear Parents, As the days pass by, we need to adjust to developments for our families at home and at the pool. Schools are gradually moving their lessons online and we are aiming to do the same. Sports always nourishes and cultivates resilience, let us keep that important element in mind wherever we are. Our girls have GRIT, let’s continue to let that light shine! #BarracudasChallenge Dear Families, Hope everyone is staying safe. We want to do over split challenges for all swimmers: Please send me the picture which is...

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COVID-19 Message from the Aruba Aquatics Federation (AAF): "Relaciona cu deteccion di COVID-19 virus na Aruba y e desicion di gobierno pa cancela tur evento publico te dia 31 di maart 2020, Aruba Aquatics Federation (AAF) a dicidi pa cancela y of pospone tur evento programa riba su calendario te cu proximo aviso. Nos ta kere, como precaucion, den cancela y of pospone nos eventonan, pa asina preveni posibel transmision. Nos ta consiente di e desapunto cu e desicion aki por causa, pero ta kere cu esaki ta e accion...

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Desfile March 18th Every year the AAF (Aruba Aquatics Federation) participates at the National Flag & Anthem Day march. The organization has recently changed both its name and logo and will be printing new tshirts for each participant. Please fill in the tshirt size of your son/daughter before Friday March 6th using the following link https://forms.gle/viVK2GuFGwV2GfaS8. You are also encouraged to order items for upcoming comptetitions, so that we can place the order asap. Thank you so much for your cooperation! Reminder: Himno y Bandera Competition March 21st All age...

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February Training Camp – Thank you Thank you coaches Chihiro, Yami and Alva for the intensive training camp for all athletes entering competition mode for the March (National Competition), May (Coral Springs) June (Cancun Open) and September (UANA). And thank you to all parents for committing and making this happen! Special Invitation for all athletes to Hyatt Place Aruba Airport – Saturday February 29th We have organized an activity at Hyatt Place Aruba Airport for our athletes to have some extra fun. All athletes are welcome to join in from...

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UANA 2020 in ARUBA! - The biggest and most exciting news to share with you this week is that the official email from UANA came in confirming that Aruba’s bid was accepted! The Aruba Aquatics Federation (AAF) officially announced on Friday February 7th, that for the first time ever, Aruba will host the UANA Pan American Artistic Swimming Championships, August 31 - September 6 of this year. Barracudas is and will be an integral part of the success of this event and there will be VOLUNTEER opportunities for the entire...

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PABIEN! To all athletes, coaches, parents and the entire Barracudas Family. Dia di Betico 2020 results are in. Thank you for supporting the athletes. We were thrilled with the audience that showed up for this competition and hope to continue seeing this crowd for all other upcoming events. The Technical Committee and Judges were impressed with the routines. There will be plenty of time to polish these before our first international competition in June. Congrats to all! Figures 10&U: 1st place: Xiana Hoo 58.6990 2nd place: Katiana Vizcho 49.0324 Figures...

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Barranews January 20 – 26 Trainings Making things happen: January 4 – February 9, 2020 Thank you to coaches Kimberly and Lori for helping our athletes and coach Yami kick-off year 2020! We hope to see you soon. Coach Lori will be here until February 9th to keep our athletes on their toes awaiting coach Chihiro’s arrival on February 10th. Coach Alva is also back at the pool and for that we are grateful. Thank you to all coaches and parents that make the Barracudas community strong and resilient. Adult...

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Dear Barracudas Family, As the end of year 2019 approaches we would like to reflect and choose to cherish the good moments, historic moments, and learn from the lessons of the past 12 months. We are in this together, making memories that last a lifetime for those that we love the most, our children. Let’s keep motivating, supporting and being there for them and each other. We end this message with a quote especially for Alva and Alejandro: “Cancer can take away all my physical abilities. It cannot touch my...

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Reminders and Notifications: Christmas Dinner December 7th Un reminder pa corda RSVP. Nos mester boek e dia y sala y nos mester sa ken tur lo join nos kerstviering!! Fundraising Walk December 1st Falta 4 dia pa nos "Fun Walk cu Sint & Piet". Nos ta desea di informa cu lo bai invoice tur mayor pa e benta di 25x tickets @ afl 125,-. Directiva di Barracudas lo aprecia si por a deposita tur benta di e ticket di e caminata riba nos Aruba Bank #180087229 no mas laat cu...

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Meeting Minutes General Meeting (November 9th) Thank you to all parents who attended the general meeting on November 9th the information shared is included here. Please remember that these meetings are held to keep parents up to date and create a place for open dialogue with the Technical Committee and Board. Garage Sale (November 30th) Parents from the 13-15 age group are organizing a Barracudas Community yard sale this Saturday November 30th on the parking lot next to the Tempo Building from 9am-3pm. There will be lots of toys, clothing,...