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


Saturday, January 28, 2017

Weekly Schedule (January 30 - February 4)

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

Tuesday:
- Conference meet @ Calvin College vs Catholic Central 7:00pm meet start
- No bus, athletes must be on deck at 6:00pm
- Diving will start right at the beginning as we will be doing 11 dives

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


Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Photos

If you are interested in looking up some of our photos from this year, there are 2 ways to check them out.  The first way is by clicking on the photos link, finding this year and then selecting which meet you would like to look at.  The second way is by going to the meet schedule and results page and clicking on the photo links after each meet. 

To make it simple for right now, here is a link to the photos so far this year!

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Weekly Schedule (January 23 - January 28)

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

Tuesday:
- Conference meet @ Calvin College 7:00pm meet start
- No bus
- Athletes need to be at Calvin by 6:00pm
- After the meet, food will be provided for the teams

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

Thursday:
- Non-conference meet @ Holland Aquatic Center 6;30 meet start
- 2-way bus leaves at 4:30pm from back of school

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

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


Friday, January 20, 2017

Reminder for team apparel!

Team apparel is available through this Sunday, please check the link below and order some of our team gear!  

Website: https://grcsd17.itemorder.com
Sale Code: PMZ6R

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Weekly Schedule (January 16 - January 21)

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

Tuesday:
- Conference Meet @ Jenison 6:30pm meet start time
- 1-way bus leaves at 4:45pm in the back of school

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

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Team Apparel site is now available!

Team apparel is now available, please check the link below and order some of our team gear!  


Website: https://grcsd17.itemorder.com
Sale Code: PMZ6R

Practice is on for tonight! Olive Garden - Friday?

Hope you all are enjoying your day off from school.  We are planning to have practice as scheduled today.  6:00pm-8:00pm @ Calvin College.  Please let me know if you have any questions.

We are thinking of going out to eat Friday at Olive Garden after practice, we should be done around 7:15pm-7:30pm from practice.  Please let me know today, if you would like to join the rest of us. 

Sunday, January 8, 2017

Weekly Schedule (January 9 - January 14)

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

Tuesday:
- Conference Meet @ Northview 6:00pm meet start time
- 2-way bus leaves at 4:45pm in the back of school

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

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

Friday:
- Practice @ Calvin College 6:00pm-7:30pm
- Olive Garden 8:00pm (we most likely will car pool after practice)

Saturday:
- D3 Midseason Invitational @ Holland Aquatic Center 12:00pm meet start time
- 1-way bus leaves at 9:00am
- This meet will be one of our biggest meets of the year, it will involve other schools in division 3.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Weekly Schedule (January 2 - January 7)

Monday:
- Morning lifting @ Quest Center 8:45am-9:30am
- Practice @ Calvin College 10:00am-12:00pm

Tuesday:
- Meet @ East Kentwood 6:00pm meet start
- Athletes should arrive at the pool at 5:00pm (NO LATER!)
- No bus

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

Thursday:
- Meet @ Zeeland 6:30pm meet start
- Tri-Meet vs. Zeeland, Grand Haven
- 2-way bus leaves at 4:30pm in back of school

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

Saturday:
- Practice @ Ottawa Hills 10:00am-12:00pm
- Lunch after practice 12:30pm-1:30pm
- Calvin meet vs. Hope 1:00pm-3:30pm