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    Swim Gifts this Holiday Season

    Hi everyone,

    Hope you all are well. Even though our summer/club/school swim seasons have looked very different this year, I’m hoping next year will be back to “normal”. Here’s just a friendly reminder to go through our Lopat Team Store on the Swim Outlet website for all of your swimming…

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    Nazareth YMCA Monthly Swim Clinics to Start!!!

    Monthly Nazareth YMCA SWIM CLINICS

    December Dates: Nov. 30 - Jan. 2

    • They will be held monthly, December - February.
    • March will be limited to regional qualifiers.
    • Re-Registration will be required each month in two places (YMCA front desk & website)

    Location: Nazareth YMCA Pool

    Cost: $60/month…

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    Interested in this Fall & Winter Swimming?

    Hello Lightning Bolts,

    So far it looks like the Nazareth/Easton YMCA will be able to have some sort of swim team program this year! :)

    Although we developed strategies for running the team during this pandemic (resiliency & safety are our team's key words this year), we are at…

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    Reminder: Rescheduled Mini-Invitational


    Don't forget, tonight is the rescheduled meet from Friday. Same volunteers/timers as originally scheduled unless you already let me know you won't be able to make it tonight.

    See you on deck!

    Coach Drake

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    Lopatcong Swim Meet RESCHEDULED to Monday, August 10

    Tonight's Mini-Invitational has been RESCHEDULED to August 10, Monday.
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    Swim Meet RESCHEDULED to August 10, Monday

    Due to scattered thunderstorms and the strong possibility of rain in Belvidere, tonight's Mini-Invitational has been RESCHEDULED to August 10, Monday.

    Same times as usual for each swimmer.

    Have a nice weekend,

    Coach Drake

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    Virtuous Swimming & Updated Heat Sheet

    • Swimming Virtuosity
    • Updated Heat Sheet is attached (seed times in meters)

    With summer swimming being only a short five weeks for us, I wanted to present some ideas Coach Carlton shared with me about being a virtuous swimmer (and please, definitely share with your kids).

    Virtuosity: A virtuoso, a…

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    Mini-Invitational Timer Sessions Fixed

    Good afternoon all,

    OK..., haha... I normally don't manage the swim meet "jobs", so clearly didn't anticipate the slight confusion I caused by not making multiple shifts timers can specify they are available to work. 

    If you signed up already, please check to make sure I put you in the…

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    Timers Needed, Aug. 6 & 7

    Hello everyone,

    I'm sure, as is the norm for most swim teams, we need timers  :). We need a minimum of 6 timers for each of the four sessions (8-9, 9-10, Thursday/Friday), but right now we only have 8 across all sessions. As a result, we can now accept more…

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    Swim Practice is ON, Tuesday, Aug. 4

    Swim Practice is ON, Tuesday, Aug. 4

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