Sunday, March 26, 2017

Bring warm-ups! Reminder of Banquet for Tomorrow (Monday - 3/27/17)

We are planning to order to pizza for everyone and provide Gatorade, tableware will not be provided, please bring your own.

Please also bring the following:
Freshmen: Fruit/Salad
Sophomores/Juniors: Drinks
Seniors: Dessert

Each year, I reserve the gym for basketball, we have it reserved and can play after the banquet is done 8:00pm-9:30pm.  Please remember to bring clothes to change into for that.  

After the banquet, returning parents will be updated on Swimterim.

Please bring your warm-ups to turn in, we will also be taking a team picture with them.  If you received a swim/dive bag during the season, please bring that as well to turn in.

See you tomorrow!

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Swim/Dive Team Banquet 3/27

What a great finish to the season, next week Monday 3/27 we will be having our end of season banquet.  It looks like JV/V baseball is the only team that has a game and it starts at 4:00pm.  We will start our banquet at 6:30pm-8:00pm at the high school in the town square.  You may dress casually.  

We are planning to order to pizza for everyone and provide Gatorade, tableware will not be provided, please bring your own.

Please also bring the following:
Freshmen: Fruit/Salad
Sophomores/Juniors: Drinks
Seniors: Dessert

Each year, I reserve the gym for basketball, we have it reserved and can play after the banquet is done 8:00pm-9:30pm.  Please remember to bring clothes to change into for that.   

After the banquet, returning parents will be updated on Swimterim.

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Weekly Schedule (March 6 - March 11)

Monday:
- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-7:15pm

Tuesday:
- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-7:10pm

Wednesday:
- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-7:00pm

Thursday:
- Practice @ Calvin College TBD
- After practice we will be heading out to our hotel in Holland.
- We will go out to eat and then rest/prepare for prelims.

Friday:
- Facility opens to officials, competitors and coaches ONLY at 9:00am
- Ticket sales begin and doors open to spectators at 9:30am
- Warm-up period for swimmers and divers 10:00am-12:00pm
- Swimming prelims 12:00pm-3:30pm (divers may still warm-up on boards)
- Diving prelims begin 3:30pm (approximately)

Saturday:
- Facility opens to officials, competitors and coaches ONLY at 9:00am
- Ticket sales begin and doors open to spectators at 10:00am
- Warm-up period for swimmers and divers 10:00am-12:00pm
- Swimming & Diving Finals 12:00pm-5:00pm
- We will arrive back at school after the meet.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Weekly Schedule (February 27 - March 4)

Monday:
- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-7:45pm

Tuesday:
- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-7:45pm

Wednesday:
- Shave meet @ East Kentwood 6:00pm start
- No bus, athletes must arrive at 5:00pm
- After shave meet, most athletes season will end.  If you have a individual state cut, or are taken as an alternate you will continue with the state team.  We will know at the end of this meet all who will be going.

Thursday:
- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-7:45pm
- Diving Regionals @ EGR 5:00pm meet start
- Divers warm-ups begin at 3:00pm

Friday:
- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-7:45pm

Saturday:
- Practice @ Calvin College 10:00am-11:45pm

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Weekly Schedule (January 20 - January 25)

Special taper announcement:
- sleep (8 hours, go to bed at a consistent time)
- eat healthy (now is not the time to over eat, we aren't putting in as many yards, go easy)
- be smart (you'll have all this extra energy, DON'T USE IT, take it easy this week)
- visualize your races before you go to bed each night, don't overthink your races, just visualize them

Monday:
- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-7:00pm

Tuesday:
- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-7:00pm

Wednesday:
- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-6:45pm

Thursday:
- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-6:45pm

Friday:
- 1-way bus leaves school at 9:30am for Jenison High School
- Swimming warm-ups start at 10:00am (No diving boards available)
- Balcony for fans opens at 11:00am
- Swimming prelims begin at 12:00pm
- Diving warm-ups start at 2:00pm
- Diving prelims begin at 4:00pm

Saturday:
- 1-way bus leaves school at 9:30-am for Jenison High School
- Swimming & Diving warm-ups start at 10:00am
- Balcony for fans opens at 11:00am
- Senior recognition 11:45am
- Swimming & Diving finals begins at 12:00pm

- Team party @ Boenders once the meet is finished, party will end at 6:00pm
- There will be a meeting for parents about the shave and state meet.  We will also talk briefly with next year's returning parents about the swimterim trip.

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Weekly Schedule (February 13 - February 18)

Monday:
- No morning lifting
- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-7:30pm

Tuesday:
- Conference Meet @ Calvin College 7:00pm start
- No bus, athletes should arrive by 6:00pm
- Senior night (please make sure to come out and support our seniors!)

Wednesday:
- Morning lifting only for Ryan Gelderloos and Jake Boender
- Practice @ Calvin College 4:00pm-5:30pm

Thursday:
- Practice @ Calvin College 4:00pm-5:30pm

Friday:
- Morning lifting only for Ryan Gelderloos and Jake Boender
- Practice @ Calvin College 4:00pm-5:30pm

Saturday:
- Practice @ Calvin College 10:00am-11:30am


Saturday, February 4, 2017

Weekly Schedule (February 6 - February 11)

Monday:
- Morning lifting @ Quest Center 7:45am-8:30am
- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-8:15pm

Tuesday:
- Quad meet @ Calvin College 7:00pm meet start
- Athletes should be ready on deck at 6:00pm
- No bus

Wednesday:
- Morning lifting @ Quest Center 6:45am-7:30am
- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-8:15pm

Thursday:
- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-8:15pm

Friday:
- Morning lifting @ Quest Center 6:45am-7:30am
- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-8:15pm

Saturday:
- Practice @ Calvin College 10:00am-12:15pm