CCC Marlins Update Week of July 11th 2022

Technology Director

Hey Marlin Families!

Reminder: SWIM TEAM NEEDS A NEW PRESIDENT

Mark C. will be hanging up his board president swim goggles at the end of this season. 

Reach out to me ([email protected]; 415-235-3636), Mark, or your favorite neighbor/board member for more info. Your team, your kids, and your neighbors thank you for being willing to consider this fun opportunity!!

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In this week’s update:

1.    REQUIRED: 1 OMPA Job Signup per family (regardless of participation). No exceptions!

2.    OMPA - COMMITMENT DEADLINE FRIDAY 7/15! No Exceptions!

3.    Mini Marlin Year-end Meet and Celebration: Please RSVP NOW!

4.    Upcoming Social Activities! Please RSVP

5.    Final 3 Meets Coming Up, including INTRASQUAD!

6.    SAVE THE DATE: CCC Awards Night Sunday 8/21

7.    Meadow Mini Meet Results: GREAT JOB TEAM!!!

8.    OMPA: What to Expect

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1. URGENT: OMPA JOB SIGNUP DEADLINE TUESDAY 7/12 (TOMORROW!!)

  • All Marlin-only and Teen-only families are required to sign-up for one OMPA job whether or not you are attending.  (Spirit week jobs do not count as OMPA jobs.)
  • Substitutes can be hired to fulfill this obligation. 
  • Please note: As of today, not all jobs have been filled, and not all families have signed up. These jobs need to be filled as part of CCC’s obligation to OMPA (all teams in the Association must fulfill their jobs). Please don’t make us fill your job, then track you down and charge you double after the fact!

2. OMPA Commitment Deadline is Friday, July 15th.     There is no flexibility with this deadline, as all entries are final after that date.

  • If your swimmer IS going to participate, please commit them as soon as possible. 
  • If your swimmer is NOT going to participate, we would ask you to please “decline” them.
  • Please be aware that the team gets charged a "splash fee" for every swimmer that participates, so please only commit if you know your kid(s) are going to swim.  

 

3. End-of-Season Mini Marlin Meet and Celebration Friday 7/22!

This is a Not-to-be-Missed special meet for all our Mini Marlins! Come watch your Mini show off the swimming skills they’ve worked so hard on all summer. After the meet there will be an ice cream sundae celebration just for them! Your kids will not want to miss out.  Please RSVP on the team website so we can plan the meet, and order enough ice cream !!
 

4. SOCIAL ACTIVITIES KEEP ON COMING!!!

*Mom’s Wellness Morning Sunday 7/24 10am: This special event will feature mimosas and a Mat Pilates class taught by Dina Ricksen. Come get in a workout and some “me time” before OMPA Spirit Week kicks in! Please RSVP on the CCC site now.

*13+ After-Dark Movie Float in Wed 7/20 8pm! : Calling all 13+ swimmers and coaches, please join us at the pool (after it closes) and bring your floaty! We will provide a drink and a treat, and will play a movie while you lounge in the pool. Floaty crocodiles from Buddy Night will be attending. ;) 

  • PS: If you have a giant float we can borrow for our amazing teens and coaches, please bring it to the pool! We will take good care of it and return it! 

 

5. THREE MEETS LEFT!!! Friendly Reminders…..

  • Wed 7/13: HOME vs. Miramonte. 5:30 Start (check website for warm up times).  **Able the Taco Guy will be onsite!**
  • Sat 7/16: AWAY vs. Rancho Colorados9:00 am start
    • Please note: Rancho Colorado is a Lafayette pool, located in Burton Valley. More details about this meet will follow later this week.
  • Tuesday 7/19: Intrasquad Meet!!! 5:30 start
    • Intrasquad is our CCC vs. CCC meet, where the coaches divide the team into Orange vs. Black, and the kids swim against each other for bragging rights. It’s fun, it’s fast, and it’s the last chance for POPs this season, so don’t miss out!!!
    • Reminder: There is NO additional intrasquad meet on 7/22. That event has been canceled.
       

6. SAVE THE DATE!  CCC AWARDS NIGHT  Sunday 8/21

Our Annual Awards Night is always held a few weeks after OMPA, and after the end of the season, to bring the team back together to celebrate all of their many accomplishments and relive the fun of the season even though school has started.  (Also, we need the time to pull together awards and photos)
 

7. Meadow Mini Meet Results: Great job, CCC!

The CCC 5 to 8 year old's represented the club well at yesterday’s Meadow Mini Meet. We wanted to congratulate the Top 5 finishers in various events at the meet.

  • Alex S. - 2nd Place - Boys 7 Year Old Breast
  • Jara D. - 4th Place - Girls 6 Year Old Fly
  • Braden D. - 4th Place - Boys 7 Year Old Breast
  • Avigail W.- 5thPlace - Girls 5 Year Old Fly
  • Lee M. - 5th Place - Boys 5 Year Old Back

The team finished in 7th place, and scored 151 Points at the meet. Don’t let the 7th place fool you, we tend to have fewer swimmers than the other teams which limits the points we can earn  -- so this might be a new pool record!! A little historical context – the 5 previous Meadow Mini Meet Results are below.

  • 2015 – 8 Points (9th Place)
  • 2016 – 8 points (9th Place)
  • 2017 – 28 points (9th Place)
  • 2018 – 18 Points (9th Place)
  • 2019 – 38 points (9th Place)

Great job swimmers and thank you Coaches!!
 

8. OMPA Championship Meet 7/29-31: An Overview!

Next week, we will be sending out a rather lengthy communication on OMPA Championship week. It will have (hopefully) all the information that you will need about this massive event: All the logistical info, what to prepare for, tips on navigating through the weekend, social activities, etc.

For our new participants, we did want to pass along the basic info on days/events to give you all a little initial guidance.

Friday, July 29th (5:00 Start Time)

·      100 Free Style (15-18 only)

·      IM for all age groups (8U’s – 15-18’s)
 

Saturday, July 30th  (9:00 Start Time)

·      9:00 am – Free Style Prelims

·      12:00pm  – Breast Stroke Prelims (approx.)

·      3:30 - Finals for Free and Breast (approx.) Finals are the top 20 swimmers, per age group, per event

·      Free Style Relays begin shortly after the finals – all age groups

 

Sunday, July 31st ( 9:00 Start Time)

·      9:00 am – Back Stroke Prelims

·      11:30 am – Fly Prelims (approx.)

·      3:00 – Free and Fly finals (approx.) Finals include the top 20 swimmers, per age group, per event

·      Medley Relays begin shortly after the individual finals for all age groups

 

Go Marlins!

Beth Chang on behalf of the CCC Swim Team Board. Feel free to reach out via text or call at 415-235-3636 to hear more about becoming our new Team President!