Team Update # 1

JoAnn McCaffrey

Welcome back Wahoos and WELCOME to so many NEW WAHOO FAMILES AND SWIMMERS! 

There are so many new faces on our team and we are excited to have everyone!  If you see a new face, take the time to meet them and introduce yourself!  Remember how it felt when you joined a new team!

Practice Schedule PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THE SCHEDULE DATED 9/2  SCHEDULE

Lots of information Here, so please read what’s going on!

 

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Sept 18th

Olympian Maya DiRado will be visiting the Wahoos!

 

Gold Medalist in 200 Back and 800 Free Relay in Rio in 2016!

Silver Medal in 400 IM

Bronze Medal in 200 IM

Don’t miss out on a clinic and picture and Autograph Session~

DON'T MISS OUT!

Cost is $ 65.00

  • 8:30 Check in and autograph session for 13/over swimmers
  • 9:00-11:00 in water for 13/ over swimmers
  • 10:30 check in for 12 under swimmers
  • 11:00-12:00 Q & A session for all age swimmers /parents
  • 12:00-1:45 in water for 12 under
  • 1:45-2:30 Autograph and photo op for 1 under swimmers

 

13 & over SIGNUP

12 & under SIGN UP

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Sept 18th  

CALLING  ALL WAHOO PARENTS ON DECK ~(sorry no swimmers allowed)

SIGN UP HERE

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Wahoo Team Suits and Equipment

 

All info is located here:  Team Supplier

The  team portal is open for ordering (closes 9/21/2021) or you can print out the order form and visit Metro Swim Shop at 666 Main Street Norwalk.  They have all the information there!

Wahoos have in stock in the office- While supplies Last!

 

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New Parents, Need help with the Website and your account? 

I will be offering short training sessions in the Wahoo office (next to the Ladies locker room entrance to the 50 meter pool) to show you how to access information / where things are/ how to sign up for meets /events.

The dates and times are as follows:

  • Mon 7/13  6:10-7:10 pm
  • Tues 7/14  6:10-7:10 pm
  • Wed 7/15  5:15-6:15 pm  OR  6:15- 7:15 pm
  • Thur 7/16   5:15-6:15 pm OR 6:15-7:15 pm

YOU MUST EMAIL ME TO ATTEND.  If I receive no emails, I will not stay late those evenings!

Thanks!  [email protected]

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   SAVE THE DATE

              Saturday, October 2, 2021           

Annual Wa's vs Hoo's Kickoff

1:00-4:00 pm

All Wahoo Swimmers and parent are invited to an afternoon of fun!

RELAYS!  RELAYS!  and MORE RELAYS!

Swimmer relays (all squads mixed), Parent Relays! (make sure and sign up) Coach Relay! (The highlight of the day!)

 Followed by a team Picnic

MORE INFO TO FOLLOW  .......Be on the Lookout for the signup!

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Reminder:

 Masks are to be worn by all Swimmers at any time in the building.

11 & under year old swimmers must be escorted into the Y building and not just dropped off

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EMERGENCY TEXT MESSAGES

Not very often, but there are times we will email and text if an ememgency araises in the pool that causes us to cancel.

You need to make sure that you have a number on your account that we can text.

Here's how you do it:

  • log into team website www.wywahoos.org
  • My account, my account info
    • it will open the information
  • find the SMS area 
    • you will need to enter a number you want to have texted
    • verify it by clicking the unverifed button above the number
    • it will send you a code to enter in to verify
  • This is what you are looking for 

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                                                               LOST and FOUND

If your swimmer has lost anything at practice, it is placed in the metal cabinets on the 50 meter pool deck.  Every Monday that bin will be emptied by the Aquatic Department and everything will be tossed out.  Make sure to check ASAP!

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Parents While your swimmer is in the pool

 

STRENGTH & STAMINA

This 1-hour class covers all the bases! 30 minutes of strength training using sandbags, TRX, medicine balls, and kettlebells; followed by 30 minutes of cardio incorporating ropes, rowers, and more! 

Meets Tuesdays OR Thursdays at 5:30pm in the ATC

$20 for 4 weeks  - Sign up online at: https://www.wiltonymca.org/class-registration/

For more information about this, or any other programs and classes in  our Athletic Training Center, please visit our Web site at: https://www.wiltonymca.org/training-center/ 

For a schedule of all group fitness classes included in your membership, visit https://www.wiltonymca.org/schedules/.  Find a time that lines up with Wahoo practices and get in a workout for yourself!!!

 

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