Weekly Update 16

December 18, 2014

Practice Schedule for the week of the 29th:


  • Seniors -  M/Tu/F 2-4:30, We 8-10:30 (Breakfast After)


  • Juniors: - 10:30-12:00


  • Tide 1 - M/Tu/F 9-10, Wed 12/31 - no practice


  • Tide 2/3 - M/Tu/F 9-10:30, W 10:30-11:30


Entries for Zone 1 South Championships are now open. This is a team championship meet, so we would love to have everyone eligible to participate and sign up.  In order to be eligible, you need to have one swim in the swims database (meaning that you have participated in a year round meet this season).  This year, we are in Division 2 and we are swimming on Sunday, January 18th. Swimmers need to enter the maximum events (which is 4) and we will also enter relays in all eligible age groups.  The coaches will go over entries this week and we would like for everyone to be entered before we go on our holiday break.


This year’s holiday break for the team will take place during the week of December 22nd.  *Seniors will practice on December 22/23/24 and then take the rest of the week off.  All other groups will be off that entire week.  


Swim Meet Calendar:


  • January 18:  Zone 1 South Championships

  • January 25-26: Santa Clara Senior 2

  • February 14-16:  Lost Dutchman Invitational (Team Travel Meet)

  • February 21-22 GGST C/B/A+ or CRUZ C/B/A+

  • March 7-8 WEST C/B/A+

  • March 20-22 Spring Junior Olympics (Qualifiers)

  • April 9-12 Spring Far Westerns (Qualifiers)

  • April 18-19 WEST LC Invitational

  • April 25 10 & Under Championships


Social Committee Report:  Thanks so much for all of the great volunteers that made the Holiday Social a fun (& filling) event!  A special thanks to 'Santa Claus' for making a surprise appearance!  We enjoyed seeing so many swimmers and parents attend.  Hope everyone had a good time -- thanks for joining in the fun!  


Apparel Update:  It is time to order your t-shirts for Zone Championships.  The cost is $15 per shirt.  Please see the attached order form for more information.  The deadline to order is Friday, December 19.  Please place order forms in the Macias family folder.  The shirts are the same brand (Hanes) as those the team gave the swimmers this year when they registered.  Our Zone Championship shirts will be long sleeved and the color is “light steel.”  If you have any questions, please contact Amber Macias at dr.ambermacias@gmail.com


Travel Meet Update:  Lost Dutchman Invitational Meet in Arizona … Please email Shari Peck atsharipeck@comcast.net if you have questions or need to confirm your swimmer’s attendance at this meet.  Deadline to confirm participation is Wednesday, December 17.  If you are booking your flights … please book your unaccompanied swimmers on the 11:05 am Southwest Flight going and the 8:30 pm Southwest Flight returning.  If you have any questions about these flights, please speak directly with Coach Kyle.


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