Weekly News 2/25

Owen Wilcox

Dear NPAC Parents,

Congrats to our athletes who participated in the KA Plunge and Districts this weekend! There were some awesome time drops and amazing swims.  Please read through this entire email as there is a lot of great things coming up!

This week's news 02/25/24-03/02/24:

1.     Swim Practice

a.     Practices are ONLY for swimmers who are attending a US champs meet. No practice on FRIDAY due to our End of the Year Banquet.

                                               i.     Navy

1.     Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

2.     6:00-7:00pm

                                             ii.     White

1.     Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

2.     6:00- 7:15pm

                                           iii.     Columbia

1.     Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

2.     Dryland 6:45-7:15pm

3.     Swim 7:15-8:45pm

2.     Diving Practice

a.     Tuesday- 6-8pm

3.     Water Polo Practice

a.     Monday Practice times

1.     Ages 12-14- 6:00-7:15pm

2.     Ages 9-11- 7:15-8:15pm

b.     Wednesday

              1.  High School-6:00-7:30

4.     End of Year Banquet

a.     Time/date: Friday, March 1st 7-9pm

b.     Location: Penndale Middle School- 400 Penn Street, Lansdale, PA 19446

c.     Please sign up to bring what you can to help celebrate our athletes!

                                               i.     https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0449ADA823A0F85-48175793-npac

5.     US Champs Shirts

a.     Adult sizes are $25

b.    Youth sizes are $20. 

c.     Deadline to order via the google doc link below is midnight on Tuesday the 27th. 

                                               i.     https://forms.gle/XEUT6x2VS41Byazg9

d.    Shirts will be delivered to the pool on Friday the 8th, just in time for 10&U Champs. 

e.     Sizing information and pictures of the shirt are included as attachments in this email.  

6.     US Swimming Information:

a.     Please check your swimmer's commitment and events for Champs meets! (See the email from Julie Haas from Thursday, 2/22)

b.    10 and Under Champs entries due TONIGHT! 

c.     Junior Champs entries due tomorrow, February 26th, 2024. 

d.     Silver Champs entries due March 3rd, 2024.

e.     Senior Champs entries due March 7th, 2024.

                                               i.     If your swimmer made a new cut at Districts, please send Julie Haas a screenshot of the time and event from Meet Mobile at [email protected]

  1. 10U Champs Snack Stand
    1. Please sign up to help with our snack stand.  This is one of our biggest fundraisers for the team and full support is needed

                                               i.     https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C084AA9A728A4F8C25-46341611-usmeet#/

  1. US Job Requirements
    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] .

9. Senior Champs

  1. Hotel Block Information
    1. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Microtel Inn & Suites in Carlisle (under Anne Lao). 
    2. Confirmation # 899583EE018876.
    3. Please reserve rooms by 3 weeks before event.
    4. Room rate $99 per night.
    5. Hotel address and phone number- 15 Westminster Dr. Carlisle, PA (717-885-2000)

10. Junior Champs

  1. Link for ordering Junior Champs Jackets
    1. https://kampusklothes.chipply.com/MidAtlanticSwimmingJC/ 
  2. The shop has opened back up! The company explained they will run the store in 2-week time frames and will run through the end of March.  Deliveries will not be in for Juniors, but you will still be able to order.

11. Spring Warm-Up

  1. We are excited to say Spring Warm-Up will run April 15th-May 31st
  2. Registration is coming soon, be on the lookout!

 

**Joke of the week: What is a swimmer’s favorite kind of sandwich?

Answer- a “sub”marine

**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,

The NPAC Board