Weekly News 1/14

Owen Wilcox

Dear NPAC Parents,

This week there are a few changes in the schedule, please read closely.  Also, there are some important deadlines for US meets coming up, please review schedules.  Thank you for all your help this weekend, it is PRICELESS!

This week's news 01/13/24-01/20/24:

  1. Practice schedules:
    1. NO practice Monday or Friday
      1. We are trying to get approval to hold practice on Friday and Saturday. We will send information out ASAP after we hear from the District.
    2. Navy 1- Tuesday & Wednesday 6:05-6:45
    3. Navy 2- Tuesday & Wednesday 6:05-6:45
    4. White 1 & 2- Tuesday- Thursday 6:35-7:45pm
    5. Columbia1- Tuesday- Thursday 7:45-9.15 pm
    6. Columbia 2- Tuesday- Thursday 7:15-9:15pm
  2. Diving Practice this week:
    1. Boys & Girls
      1. Tuesday & Wednesday - 6:00-8:00pm
  3. Diving Information:
    1. League and individual champs:
      1. Saturday, January 20th
        1. All 15 & older divers
      2. Sunday, January 21st
        1. All age group divers
      3. More details will be sent out in an email early this week
  4. US Meet Information:
    1. Parents, especially those with high schoolers, please check schedules carefully as you will be required to pay for any events your swimmer is registered for if you scratch after the deadlines listed for each meet below.
    2. UDAC closed invite on February 16th-18th.
      1. ALL changes are due by January 22nd.
    3. Valentine’s Mini Meet & Valentine’s Sprint Meet
      1. ALL changes are due by January 17th
    4. KA Penguin Plunge & Penguin
      1. ALL changes due by January 26th.
    5. For all US Meet changes please email Julie Haas at [email protected] 
  5. US Job Requirements
    1. Valentines Sprint and Valentines Mini Meet

                                               i.     Please be sure to sign up to volunteer at the meet your child is swimming in, ONLY if your child is swimming at the meet.  This is not a team wide volunteering requirement meet.

  1. US 10 and Under Champs Meet 

                                               i.     This meet is a required volunteering meet for everyone, including high school only families.  Families with swimmers attending the meet are required to volunteer for 2 positions.

1.     Requirements are listed here: North Penn Aquatic Club - SAL Volunteer Requirements (gomotionapp.com)

  1. If you do not see a volunteering slot available or have any questions regarding US volunteering, please contact Melissa Smithers at [email protected] .
  2. SAL Division & League Champs
  3. “B” Champs Saturday, January 20th, 2024
    1. Girls’ Meet- @ Souderton High School
      1. Session 1 (8’s & 10’s)
        1. Warm up- 8:00 am
        2. Start time 9:30 am
      2. Session 2 (12’s, 14’s, & 15+)
        1. Warm-up (tentative) 12:00 pm
        2. Start time- 1:30 pm
    2. Boys’ Meet @ Pennridge High School
      1. Session 1 (8’s & 10’s)
        1. Warm up- 8:00 am
        2. Start time 9:00 am
      2. Session 2 (12’s, 14’s, & 15+)
        1. Warm-up (tentative) 11:30 am
        2. Start time- 12:30 pm
  4. “A” Champs at North Penn HS-Sunday, January 28th, 2024

i.     Boys’ Meet

1.     Doors open 7:00 am

2.     Warm-up 7:15 am

3.     Start time- 9:00 am

  1. Girls’ Meet
    1. Doors open 1:15 pm
    2. Warm-up 1:30 pm
    3. Start time- 3:15 pm
  2. NPAC Super Bowl Block Pool
    1. Please join us in the Super Bowl fun! Buy as many blocks as you like for $20 a block- see attached flyer and please share on social media.  The more people that participate, the better it is for the club.
      1. Win up to $1000 in prizes
      2. The club earns $1000
      3. Great fun with NPAC friends & family
  3. Team Building Events
    1. Let's Go to the Movies! 
      1. Saturday, January 27th at 11am
      2. Water Tower Cinema
      3. $10 a ticket- includes a small popcorn.  
      4. Check the NPAC Parents Facebook Group for more details.
    2. NPAC’s Color Me Mine
      1. Bring the attached flyer or just mention NPAC and a percentage of the sales will come back to the club.
        1. Monday, January 15th- 11am-7pm
        2. Tuesday, January 16th- 11am- 7pm
        3. Wednesday, January 17th- 11am-7pm
    3. NPAC Family Pizza & Bingo Night
      1. March 3rd, 2024 
      2. Details to follow
  4. End of the Year Banquet- Save the date!
    1. March 1st, 7-9pm
    2. More information to follow soon!
  5. Goal sheets
    1. Need to be returned by Friday, January 19th, 2024. 
    2. Please return to the “President” folder located in the ribbons/awards bins in the swim lobby.

 

 

**Joke of the week: What do you call a fish who raps?

Answer- Swim Shady

**If your athlete would like to see their joke in the weekly newsletter, please contact Kristen Silverman at [email protected]

 

Thank you all for your support!  Please reach out with any questions or concerns you are having, and we will do our best to respond ASAP.

 

Sincerely,

NPAC Board