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John Thiel

We want to make everyone aware that until further notice there will be no practices at Lawrence University. Lawrence has chosen to close their doors to our team due to the rising number of Covid cases on their campus and in our community. This will be a challenge for our team but we are looking into the options available to us for extending our practice times at other locations. This means that there will be shorter practices and we may limit practice opportunities for some groups if needed. We will...

John Thiel

Thank you to everyone for understanding the last minute changes to yesterday's practice schedule. I've been in contact with Lawrence University and have the following updates about the pool as well as some additions to the Safety Plan for the LU Location. All Team 1, 2, and 3 practices and safety plan information will stay the same. Team 4 will not have pracitce again tonight Tuesday, September 22. We will start practices for Team 4 on Wednesday, September 23 as they are listed on the practice schedule. Thank you for...

John Thiel

Hi Everyone, We have updated our Safety Plans and have included a few notes for each location. Here is the link to find the plan. Please make a special note if you are attending practices at LU. Locker Rooms are not available and parents will not be allowed in the building.

John Thiel

Hi Everyone, Thank you for your patience and understanding with the schedule this week. Putting it together kicked my butt again! I love having three pools to use this fall and winter but it means so many more moving pieces during Covid! The Schedule for Weeks 1&2 has been posted on the events page where you filled out your availability. You can also find the link here. I have also reopened the availability for weeks 3&4 as I’ve had several people tell me they hadn’t seen it prior to it...

John Thiel

Hi Everyone, Thank you to all of you who have already registered for the Fall and Winter Season! It's great to see more swimmers and families coming back after a long break as well as those of you who swam our Summer Season! For those of you who haven't registered yet, please remember that the sooner you do the easier it is for us to prepare for our first schedule. The first availability will be posted at 3p on Monday, September 14 and will be due back by the end...

John Thiel

Hi Everyone! I want to share a few quick notes with you all about the upcoming Fall and Winter Season. Thank you all for being patient as we cleaned up the last few details this week and put this information together. I'm very excited about what we can offer and how much we are expanding from the Summer Season. As with everything right now, these details are all subject to change if there are outbreaks, shutdowns or other complications due to the everchanging Covid Pandemic. Thank you for being understanding...

John Thiel

Hi Everyone, We have some exciting news for you. We know it will be a quick turnaround and will require a little bit of help in a short amount of time, but FCYST is hosting an Intrasquad Meet on Saturday, August 15. After looking through the competitive options available to us for the summer and considering the current climate with Covid still being a major concern, we have landed on offering an Intrasquad Meet as the best competitive opportunity for our athletes at the present moment. Take a moment to...

John Thiel

Hi Everyone, I wanted to send out a quick update about the YMCA's and our Swim Team's mask policy. After the Governor's Mandate went into effect this weekend. Please see the following notes: Per Governor Evers' Executive Order 82, declaring a public health emergency, and corresponding Emergency Order 1 requiring face coverings in the state of Wisconsin, the YMCA of the Fox Cities will begin requiring face coverings for individuals inside our facilities beginning Saturday, August 1. Effective SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, the YMCA of the Fox Cities is requiring face...

John Thiel

This week's schedule is posted. As a reminder you can continue to find the schedules in the Events Section of the team website as a document under each week's signup. I will add a note each week in red once the schedule is posted. Please take a moment to read these notes as they often have information that is helpful to know. Thank you all for eveyhting you are doing, three weeks in and things are going well! Lets keep this up and keep doing everything we can to minimize...

John Thiel

Hi Everyone, First I want to say that we are doing our best to offer a safe option for our athletes and families to return to practice. This will require all of us to work together and be flexible and understanding. There was an email sent on Friday that had many details for the upcoming weeks. I encourage you to take a look there or in the Events section of the team website for more information. This message will mostly pertain to the Safety Plan for FCYST’s return to practice....