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UPCOMING CERTIFICATION TRAININGS - WE NEED YOU! PLEASE BECOME CERTIFIED (CLICK TO REGISTER ON MCSL WEBSITE)

REQUIREMENTS FOR U8 SWIMMERS

8 and under swim test on Wednesday, May 31 (or the first day the child attends practice after that). It is mandatory that swimmers swim a lap of freestyle AND a lap of backstroke in under 60 seconds per stroke in order to be on the swim team. If the swimmer does not pass the swim test, he/she can take private lessons or join pre-team until he/she does pass. Swimmers will have the opportunity to be reassessed every week. 

MEET INFORMATION

TIME TRIALS SATURDAY, JUNE 10th please arrive by 8:15 am at Club.

MANDATORY PARENT KICK OFF MEETING for ALL PARENTS OF SWIM TEAM at the TIME TRAILS, June 10th at 830AM in club house. This includes meet and greet, discussion of volunteer opportunities and requirements, along with commitment to parent participation. Thank you in advance for making it a priority to attend.

2017 "A" DUAL MEET SCHEDULE -

Week 1 (6/17) vs Somerset
Week 2 (6/24) at Chevy Chase Recreation Association
Week 3 (7/1) at Clarksburg Town Center
Week 4 (7/8) vs Potomac
Week 5 (7/15) at Manor Woods

Relay Carnival Date TBD

Divisionals Saturday July 22

You can find the complete A meet schedule at: http://www.mcsl.org/


GENERAL INFORMATION ON A MEETS

  • MCSL Saturday morning A meets start at 9:00 a.m.
  • For home meets, swimmers must arrive at our pool by 7:45 a.m. for 8:00 a.m. warm-ups.
  • Officials must arrive by 8:30 a.m. If we do not have the requisite officials, it could result in us forfeiting the meet so please be timely or notify someone of your delay.
  • For away meets, CSST swimmers and officials are encouraged to meet at the pool parking lot at a time determined by the coaches. We will announce the meeting time and post it to the website. Those participants can ride in a caravan to the away pool arriving in time for warm-ups.
  • Saturday A meets last approximately three (3) hours (including warm-ups).


2017 B MEET SCHEDULE

Week 1 June 21st -- Bannockburn (home)

Week 2 June 28th -- Little Falls (home)

Week 3 July 5th -- Seven Locks (away)

Week 4 July 12th -- Somerset (away)


GENERAL INFORMATION ON B MEETS

  • B meets are held on Wednesday evenings, beginning at 6:00 p.m.
  • For home meets, swimmers must arrive at the pool by 4:45 p.m. for 5:00 p.m. warm-ups.
  • Officials must arrive by 5:30 p.m.
  • For away meets, CSST swimmers and officials are encouraged to meet at the pool parking lot at a time determined by the coaches. Those participants can ride in a caravan to the away pool arriving by 5:15 p.m. for 5:30 p.m. warm-ups.
  • B meets generally last longer than A meets due to the greater number of swimmers.
  • It is advisable to bring a warm-up suit or sweats and extra dry towels to keep warm.

PRACTICE TIMES for 2017 - This is our tentative schedule and is subject to change if needed.

After-School Practices (May 30th to June 16th) 
345-515 15-18 (1.5 hrs)
415-515 13-14 and 11-12 (1hr)
515-600 8 under (45 minute)
600-700 9-10 (1 hr) 
Pre-team practices start on June 19th. 

Summer Morning Practice Schedule (June 19th to July 14th) Summer AM
745-915 15-18
800-915 13-14
815-915 11-12
915-1015 8 under, 9-10 (If you need to leave at 1000 for Summer Fun Camp, no problem!)

915-1000 Pre-team (pm practice only on June 19th, am practice begins on June 20th)

Summer Afternoon Practices on M, T, Th, F (June 19th to July 14th) 
(No Wed afternoon practice due to B Meets) 
400-445 8 and under 
445-530 9-10
5:30-6:15 Pre-team 
615-715 11-12, 13-14, 15-18 (No afternoon practice Fridays for this age group due to Pep Rallies)

** Divisional and all-star meet swimmers will be informed of the practice schedule by the last dual meet.


FRIDAY SPECIAL SWIM TEAM ACTIVITIES

  • AM Water Polo and Donuts!
  • Friday afternoon practice until 615PM.
  • Friday Themed Pep Rallies starting at 615PM.

FEES

Registration Fee - $195 for the season

Registration closes June 7.

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