Farmington Valley Swim Team: The Flying Fish

The goal of this program is to introduce swimmers to the sport of competitive swimming and all four of the competitive swimming strokes.

The Fall 2017-2018 has begun,  practice begun on October 30th, 2017 We have altered the structure of the team this year in order to create more efficient practices as well as the ability to give swimmers the most of their time here.

The schedule is as follows:

8 and under: Monday, Wednesday 4:45pm to 5:30pm, and Saturday 8:30am to 9:15am

9–  10: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 5:30pm too 6:30pm

11-12: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 6:30pm to 7:45pm

13 and over: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 7:45pm to 8:45pm

There is no practice the following days: 11/07, 11/22-11/25, 12/23-01/01, 01/15

Swim Meet Dates and Procedures:

Swim Meets will be on the following dates, times have not been announced yet, but most meets will begin the mornings.

November 18th, Enfield

December 9th, Windsor

December 16th, Rocky Hill

January 7th, JCC, Springfield, MA

January 21, West Hartford

Championships are TBD

Things to remember:

Parents: Please stay off the pool deck. Please be Silent for the start of each race,once the race begins then feel free to cheer as loud and enthusiastically as you like. Please no Flash Photography

Swimmers: Please sit with the team and stay on the pool deck, if you leave the pool deck please tell a coach. Please clean up after yourselves, bringing snacks and a drink is suggested but lets not leave a mess. Please report to Coach Tucker to get your next Race card, all the Coaches know what you’re swimming next but you need a card to get your race time recorded.

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Dive Practice:  We are offering three dive practices to be held at Ethel Walker school, located at 230 Bushy Hill Road, Simsbury, Ct

November 5th, 8 and under and 9-10 will have practice from 9:00am to 10:00am, 11 and up will have practice from 10:00am to 11:00am

December 10th, 8 and under and 9-10 will have practice from 9:00am to 10:00am, 11 and up will have practice from 10:00am to 11:00am

January 14th, 8 and under and 9-10 will have practice from 9:00am to 10:00am, 11 and up will have practice from 10:00am to 11:00am



Swim Suit Information:

Hello:
I have spoken to Sartorious Sports, which is located on Rt. 44 in Avon, and they are going to supply our suits again for this swim season.  The suit fitting will be on November 6th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.  If you miss your groups’ time slot then you can wait until your child has completed practice, changed, and then proceed to the fitting.  The following times are assigned to each age group::
If you cannot make it before practice, you can stay after and fit your child.
We have not changed our design from last year, please see below.
Solid Flyback Training Suit - Speedo Endurance+Taper Splice Jammer - PowerFLEX Eco
Girls $49.99       Boys $35.00
Please let me know if you have any questions, I will be posting this on our website as well.
Thank you

Please see below, the link will take you to the parent handbook.

Parent Handbook