Hongqiao Water Weekly: 26th Aug – 1st Sept

  1. WELCOME NEW FAMILIES TO THE SCIS DRAGONS TEAM: Looking forward to getting to know all of the swimmers and families. Attending the Swim Parent Conference on SEPT. 2nd 6:30pm – 7:30pm is an important and valuable insight to our team. Every evening all practice sessions are open for spectators to observe. Please note that the coaches cannot have interactions with spectators when we are in session. If you would like to talk to any members of the coaching team please email to make an appointment. Looking forward to a great year ahead.
  2. TRAINING THIS WEEK: Many staggered starts these weeks with different training groups, please contact your primary coach if you need clarification. Please refrain from sharing information that only applies to your child, the information relevant for your family may not apply to others. No practice Fri AM for Varsity.
  3. NANJING DEC. 6-8 OFFICIAL SIGN UP NOW OPEN: All swimmers who are 9 years old & over (by DEC. 7th, 2019) are encouraged to sign up for this meet. Deadline for sign up Sept. 30th. Nanjing Swimming Meet is an exciting meet which provides our swimmers with the opportunity to attend a travel meet, remember all swimmers must attend 1 travel meet per academic year with our team. Please use the QR code or link to sign up & pay for the meet. All organization shall be done by Real Travel & the coaching team. Please note that if any families travel on their own (out with the team) they shall be fully responsible for their child and these families must make their own travel arrangements to and from the hotel and pool in Nanjing.

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4. SWIM PARENT MEETING, MONDAY 2nd SEPTEMBER 2019, 6:30 – 7:30: All parents are encouraged to join our coaches and fellow swim parents at our annual Swim Parent Meeting which shall provide you with all the information that is needed for the year ahead. Snacks and refreshments shall be provided! Please use this google form (link provided below) to express your interest in attending this very important information evening.https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1vdbZ_-WrCPYoD5x1Sz8t_2iVN67q2Qc5tO4u_rRwwxE/edit?usp=sharing

5. IMPORTANT DATES UP AND COMING:

Monday 2nd September, 2019: 6:30pm – 7:30pm – Swim Parent Conference, snacks and refreshments provided!

Monday 16th September, 2019: 3:00pm – 3:30pm – Full team picture, all swimmers must purchase SCIS red bathing suit / jammers for this photo.

16 & 17 September, 2019, 3:30 – 5pm – *TIME TRIALS 10 & UNDER : all swimmers who are 10 years old and under must attend on both days. Parent volunteers needed, signup coming out next week.

16 & 17 September, 2019, 5pm – 6:30pm – *TIME TRIALS 11 & OVER : all swimmers who are 11 years old and over must attend on both days. Parent volunteers needed, signup coming out next week!

*Time Trials are different from Try-Outs. Time Trials allows an opportunity to gain first times of the swimming season that shall be needed for the first swim meets and for comparison at the end of the season to see overall improvements.

6. WEBSITE UNDERGOING CHANGES… Information is being updated, added and changed. The coaching team hopes to update the website over this week to show correct information that applies to this academic year.

Have a great week all!

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