Georgetown Swim Team News

    Good afternoon!

    We apologize in advance for this long email, but there is a lot of information we need to disseminate to all of you!

    We are gearing up for swim team to start NEXT WEEK! Monday, May 14 is the first day for most of our swimmers (Nemos start Thursday, May 31). Solar Cover (or Pool Blanket) Brigade has been working hard to warm up the pool for us! If you are interested in joining this group, please email Shannon Landry (shannonllandry@gmail.com).

    NEW PARENT MEETING

    All parents new to swim team should plan on attending a meeting with us on one of the following dates:

    Monday, May 14 at 4:15

    Thursday, May 17 at 4:15

    SWIM MEET AVAILABILITY AND VOLUNTEERING

    Swim meets are on the website. Please indicate your availability for each swim meet using the following link:

    https://georgetown.swimtopia.com/swim_meets

    You will automatically be listed as Not Available, so please change your status for the dates that your child will be swimming. Additionally, for each swim meet the volunteer roles for the meet are posted on the website. Please sign up for at least 3 slots to help with over the course of the season. For those of you that are new to this, we will help you with your role! And we will be sure that you can see your swimmer in any and all races that they compete in.

    Here is a listing of roles that have been assigned based on your preferences when you registered. Please let us know if there are any issues.

    Bathing Suits - Tracy Ellet

    Computer Operator - Martha Armour & Terri Polk (we need at least one more - let us know if you can do this ASAP because there is a training meeting this Saturday)

    Concessions - Shelley Noble, Cassie Odom & Eleanor Remigailo

    Deck Manager - Carrie Farris, Angi Roberts & Susan Harper

    Donuts & Ribbons - Susanna Bruwer & Jamie West

    End of Season Gift for swimmers - Daphne Bertholf

    Georgia Tech - Grace Chang, Leigh Anne McGrady

    Ice Cream - Erin Chen & Julie Plowden

    Meet Setup - Les Klimek, Sean Penn & Michael Sturtz

    Meet Teardown - Steve Ellet & Matt Myers

    Social - Leisa Nichols & Alison Oliver

    Sponsorships - Tom Ariail & Grace Chang

    Swim Caps - Stephanie Lang

    Swim Team Rep In Training - ANYBODY INTERESTED??

    T-shirts & Spiritwear - Emily Ceo

    Volunteer Coordinator - Patty Gumbrill

    PRACTICE SCHEDULE

    Practices while Dekalb County schools are in session will be:

    6 & Under - 4-4:30

    7 & 8 - 4:30 - 5:15

    9 & 10 - 5:15 - 6:00

    11 & Up - 6 - 6:45

    Starting Friday, May 25:

    Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays -

    AM: 6 & Under - 8:30 - 9:00

    7 & 8 - 9:00 - 9:45

    9 & 10 - 10-10:45

    11 & Up - 10:45 - 11:30

    Mondays & Thursdays

    PM: 6 & Under - 4-4:30

    7 & 8 - 4:30 - 5:15

    9 & 10 - 5:15 - 6:00

    11 & Up - 6 - 6:45

    Starting Thursday, May 31 - Nemos start -

    Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays:

    AM: Nemos - 8 - 8:30

    6 & Under - 8:30 - 9:00

    7 & 8 - 9:00 - 9:45

    9 & 10 - 10-10:45

    11 & Up - 10:45 - 11:30

    Mondays & Thursdays

    PM: Nemos - 4 - 4:30

    6 & Under - 4:30 - 5:00

    7 & 8 - 5:00 - 5:45

    9 & Up - 5:45 - 6:30

    SWIM MEET SCHEDULE

    Here is the schedule for all activities outside of regular practice (this is also posted on the website):

    May 14 - first day of practice

    May 23 - Timed Trial (during regular practice time)

    May 29 - swim meet at Mark Trail/Princeton

    May 30 - swim team photos at the pool at 5:30

    May 31 - Nemos practice starts

    June 2 - stroke clinic from 12-3 (sign up for this as you would a swim meet). This is an additional $10/swimmer fee that can be paid cash or check the day of.

    June 5 - home swim meet vs Village Mill

    June 12 - swim meet at Chastain

    June 19 - home swim meet vs. The Branches

    June 25 - movie day with the coaches

    June 25 - swim meet at Gainesborough

    June 28 - ASA divisional meet at GA Tech

    Parents' Night Out - TBD

    Thanks and we look forward to seeing all of you next week at the pool!
    Merrie & Fara

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