Pre-Season Practice Times

April 16th, 2022

 

Hello all, welcome back, and thanks for bearing with us! Here are the practice times for the month of May (pre-season). Pre-season practices will be held four days a week, Monday through Thursday (no Fridays). Practices for the first two weeks in May (5/2-5/12) will be held at the Soda Aquatic Center (300 Moraga Rd, Moraga CA). Practices for the second two weeks in May (5/16-5/26) will be held at Miramonte High School (750 Moraga Way, Orinda CA). Practice times are subject to change by 15 minutes on either end depending on registration numbers. Practice times for June and July will be shared in the next few weeks.

 

Click on the link to register today! Moraga Valley Pool Swim Team  

 

 

May 2nd @ Soda 

May 3rd @ Soda 

May 4th @ Soda 

May 5th @ Soda 

6U 

5:15-5:45 

5:15-5:45 

5:15-5:45 

5:15-5:45 

7/8 

5:45-6:20 

5:45-6:20 

5:45-6:20 

5:45-6:20

9/10 

6:20-7:00 

6:20-7:00 

6:20-7:00 

6:20-7:00

11+ 

7:00-8:00 

7:00-8:00 

7:00-8:00 

7:00-8:00

 

May 9th @ Soda 

May 10th @ Soda 

May 11th @ Soda 

May 12th @ Soda 

6U 

5:15-5:45 

5:15-5:45 

5:15-5:45 

5:15-5:45 

7/8 

5:45-6:20 

5:45-6:20 

5:45-6:20 

5:45-6:20

9/10 

6:20-7:00 

6:20-7:00 

6:20-7:00 

6:20-7:00

11+ 

7:00-8:00 

7:00-8:00 

7:00-8:00 

7:00-8:00

 

May 16th @ MHS 

May 17th @ MHS 

May 18th @ MHS 

May 19th @ MHS 

6U 

5:00-5:30 

5:00-5:30 

5:00-5:30 

5:00-5:30 

7/8 

5:30-6:10 

5:30-6:10 

5:30-6:10 

5:30-6:10 

9/10 

6:10-6:50 

6:10-6:50 

6:10-6:50 

6:10-6:50

11+ 

6:50-7:30 

6:50-7:30 

6:50-7:30 

6:50-7:30

 

May 23rd @ MHS 

May 24th @ MHS 

May 25th 

MVP vs Larkey 

May 26th @ MHS 

6U 

5:00-5:30 

5:00-5:30 

No practice

5:00-5:30 

7/8 

5:30-6:10 

5:30-6:10 

No practice

5:30-6:10 

9/10 

6:10-6:50 

6:10-6:50 

No practice

6:10-6:50

11+ 

6:50-7:30 

6:50-7:30 

No practice

6:50-7:30




 

Important Dates:

  • 1st Day of Pre-season 5/2

  • Volunteer Sign Ups 5/5-5/7

  • Time Trials 5/21

  • [email protected] 5/25

  • 1st Day of Summer Season 5/31

  • Web stores for spirit wear and swim suits are coming soon!

 

Swim team registration opened on April 1st (www.mvpswimteam.com).  Registration dues will be $580 per swimmer ($500 for Mini Marlins and $150 for 15 & 18’s).  Dues cover both preseason and regular season practices and meets, a team t-shirt, and a team swim cap.  Swimsuits are purchased separately.

 

Volunteer sign-ups will take place May 5th - 7th so mark your calendars now!   MVP Families with age group swimmers (i.e. excluding families with only Mini Marlin swimmers and families with only 15-18 year old swimmers) must fulfill 28 points of volunteer commitments during the season.  At least 4 points must come from MVP’s Bottoms Up and 4 points must come from OMPA. Our Mini Marlin families volunteer for a total of 12 points, 4 of which must come from MVP’s Bottoms Up and 4 from OMPA and our 15 & 18 families are required to volunteer at Bottoms Up and OMPA (8 points).


 

Category

Total Points Required

Details

MVP swim team families

28 points

4 points from Bottom’s Up

4 points from OMPA

Only Mini Marlin Swimmers

12 points

4 points from Bottom’s Up

4 points from OMPA

Only 15/18 Swimmers

8 points

4 points from Bottom’s Up

4 points from OMPA

 

Buy-out fees for Bottoms Up are $200 per family and the OMPA buy-out fees are $250 per family. For $1250, you can buy your way out of all volunteer commitments. This includes all 28 points, including MVP’s Bottoms Up and OMPA. This offer does not include the swim team swimmer fees. This offer is available for the first 10 families requesting the summer work commitment buy-out.

 

Our 45th annual Bottoms Up Invitational on Sunday, June 26th returns to Miramonte again this summer and is sure to be another rousing success.  All swim team members are expected to volunteer at this event or buy out.

 

The OMPA League Championship meet will be held Friday, July 29th - Sunday, July 31st.  All swim team members are expected to volunteer at this event or buy out.

 

At MVP all of our members serve important roles that ensure the swim team experience is positive and memorable for every family. I am privileged to work with you all and excited about what lies ahead in 2022. I welcome your comments, suggestions, and questions at any time and I thank you for your support.

 

Go Marlins!

 

Jamie Delaney

Swim Team President