I hope you are ready for the weekend. We are looking forward to host another great championship meet.
I would like to remind you that Daylight savings will start on Sunday, March 9. Remind your swimmers, parents and coaches to adjust their clocks on Saturday night.
The All-Star sign up table will be located in front of the record board, right next to the life-guard office. Please encourage your swimmers to sign so they can support of LSC. Top 6 swimmers of each individual events will automatically qualify for the FGC All-Stars team.
The All-Stars meet will be held at Indian River, Fort Pierce, FL on April 5-6. For more information about the All-Stars Team, contact Julie Smiddy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Town will be going on during the weekend. We encourage all team to use Royal Palm Blvd to come to the pool. Sportsplex will be open but traffic may be heavy on Friday, Saturday and Sunday night. We are working with the City of Coral Springs Police Department to make sure traffic runs smoothly. Both lanes will be open. Parking is free and will be available across the street and at the Westchester Elementary School parking lot.
I will be accepting corrections/ deck entries prior to the seeding of the meet until tomorrow, March 5 at 12:00pm (noon). All other deck entries will have to be made on site. You may not change events, only add new athletes and events, or events for athletes who have room under the maximum event limit.
The meet warm up for prelims starts at 7:30am, while finals starts at 3:30pm.
Heat sheets for coaches will be available at the coaches' office. Please stop by when arriving at the pool. For deck entries, you MUST bring proof of time. You will not be allowed to use the computer at the office. Have your swimmer's information ready to go. Make sure to bring cash. Deck entries will be doubled.
Swimmers not in the meet must bring their USS card as proof of registration.
Boys events will be swum at the East pool (25 meter). Girls events will be swum at the West Pool (50 meter). All finals will be swum at the West Pool.
Friday's 500 Free, Saturday's 400 IM and Sunday's 1650 Freestyle are timed final events, swum together and scored separately. Teams must provide their own timers for the 1650 Free.
The 500 Freestyle and the 400IM the top 10 swimmers in the following age groups (10 & under, 11-12, 13-14 for the 500 Free); (11-12, 13-14 for the 400IM) will swim at night, all others with the preliminaries. The 1650 freestyles are swum as timed finals following preliminaries on Sunday. All age groups will be swum together, scored separately, swum fastest to slowest alternating girls, boys.
Any swimmer that is checked-in and does not show up to the finals or prelims timed-finals, that swimmer will be barred from their next individual event and fined $25.
Positive check in for the 500 Freestyle, 400 IM and 1650 will be closed at the times listed below. Swimmers who fail to check-in may swim, only if an open lane is available without creating another heat.
Event Age Group Day Check-In Closing Time
500 Free 10 & Under/11-12/13-14 Friday 09:30 AM
400 IM 11-12/13-14 Saturday 09:30 AM
1650 Free 11-12/13-14 Sunday 09:30 AM
Brian Murphy is our Meet Referee.
Time Trials will be held on Saturday and Sunday (time permitted) only. Entry fees are $5. Relays are $10.
See you this weekend.
Coral Springs Swim Club