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Scott Loganbill

Hi all, Well, this is it. The pool closes Sunday which means that it's the last two practices of the 2019 season. Tomorrow (Thursday, October 24th) is the last afterschool practice of the year. A huge congrats to the swimmers who showed up to Fall practice and those who swam in the Fall swim meet at Miramonte. An extra special thanks to the coaches for making the Fall season a success. Thanks Quinn, Will, Juli, and Matthew! As much as I'd like to see this progress going year-round, it's probably...

Scott Loganbill

GREAT SEASON STINGRAYS!! NOW TIME FOR FALL AND ADULT SWIM! ANOTHER OMPA IN THE BOOKS Great work coaches, swimmers, and parents, it could not have happened without all of you! 6th place overall Team Sportsmanship Award Extra congratulations to all Stingrays who got gold times at OMPA and over the season! We had a record number of gold swimmers this year thanks to your hard work and our great coaches. Thanks to our Social Directors and volunteers who helped throw our OMPA party - not an easy feat with everything...

Scott Loganbill

Hi Stingrays, Please read for important information below about the OPP Food Tables at OMPA (and for a preview of the menu this weekend). Thank you Scott FOOD TABLES: It is an OPP tradition to provide an all-day potluck on both Saturday and Sunday for our OPP swimmers and parents. This is a collective responsibility and we need everyone’s help keeping the tables clean and well-stocked. Coffee will available in the mornings in addition to breakfast foods, snacks and lunch. This food is for everyone (not just swimmers). Each family...

Scott Loganbill

STINGRAY NEWS July 29, 2018 BREAKING NEWS…. OMPA MEET GUIDE OMPA Meet Guide: Download it, read it, print it. This packet contains a lot of information and will help you navigate this year’s league meet. It’s a must-read for first-timers and excellent refresher for all! Scroll down for more info on OMPA. IT’S SPIRIT WEEK !!! Practice Schedules: It’s “taper week!” Swimmers will gradually ease up on their workouts, with regular morning practices ending Wednesday, August 1. No afternoon supplemental practices this week. Monday, July 29: 9 AM – 1...

Scott Loganbill

STINGRAY NEWS July 23, 2019 IN THE POOL Great Swimming in July!  Our Stingrays have shown up this month! At Meadow Mini Meet, Sleepy B, our various dual meets, swimmers have been tagging on many new gold, silver, and bronze times and generally showing up for meets with great spirit and sportsmanship. Let’s keep it going into August and OMPA! Coach Appreciation Week:  July is busy for all but no one is working harder than our fantastic coaching staff -- they are on duty 7 days a week this month...

Scott Loganbill

STINGRAY NEWS July 16, 2019 Get Ready to Show Some Love! Coach Appreciation Week is July 22-26. Of course we appreciate our amazing coaching staff each and every day of the season, but this is our time to show them extra love.  We have some fun things planned, but we need your help. Food signups are now live! - please go on the website and sign up to bring a food or drink item for a Coach Appreciation lunch that week. Plenty of slots remaining to be filled! (Signups are...

Scott Loganbill

Hey SUPER FAST Stingrays and all members of OPP! Don't forget to get your pledges for the swimathon on Thursday, July 18th!  You can dedicate your workout to all those struggling with Crohn's disease! You can try to get pledges per lap that you swim or a flat pledge. Ask your neighbors, friends, family to help you support this great cause! Remember all the money you raise, that means 100% will go to research! A few statistics:  In the last ten years, Canada has seen a 50% rise in Crohn’s...

Scott Loganbill

Stingrays! Each year we come together as a community to raise a few extra dollars in support of all things Stingray. And this year is no different!  We want to make is easy for everyone to contribute and participate, and so this year, we will be hosting our second online silent auction.  Last year was super successful and members were so generous with their creative donations! Donations go to the OMPA tent that keeps us all safe from the sun, but moreso (and debatably more important), contributions go to all our unexpected...

Scott Loganbill

We made it through last week’s busy week, now it’s time for some much deserved rest and relaxation over July 4th. Soak in that fun and sun now, because we are now half-way through the season and we’re only going to ramp up the workouts because OMPA weekend is fast approaching. Hope you all have a great weekend planned, but before you hang up your towels and fire up the BBQs, I have a few last-minute swim team stuff to go over and keep in mind. 4th of July Parade...

Scott Loganbill

Hi everyone, Sending a one-off email today because there is so much happening this week, including 10 & Under Bowling, Picture Day, the STINGRAY BALL(!!), and if that wasn't enough, we have meets Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday. Here are some last minute reminders and updates to share with you all. Today, 6/24 10 and Under Bowling  Always a big hit, today's your chance to bowl a strike against your coaches. Bowling is from 2:30pm - 4:30 pm at Albany Bowl.  This is not a drop off for the younger swimmers. PLEASE...