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    Lopat Swim Team Parent Update Meeting


    The Lopatcong Swim Team parent board is inviting you to a virtual meeting on Monday, October 11, 2021 at 6 pm. Please plan to attend this meeting where Coach Drake will provide us with some important information regarding the future of our swim team (good news!). 

    Here is the…

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    Lopatcong Update & YMCA Parent Meeting Info

    Hello everyone,

    This will most likely be the last team email from me for this summer season, but feel free to contact me if you have any questions prior to next Spring. 

    I will be meeting with the Phillipsburg Recreation Director on Sept. 15th, and so far it looks very…

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    YMCA Swim Team Registration Open - August 20

    Hello everyone,

    The Nazareth/Easton YMCA Swim Team (Blue Fins) registration is now officially open. There are two steps to registration:

    1. Register on the team website, neys.swimtopia.com. This gets families onto our team email list and provides access to meet entries, results, swimmer historical data, event sign-ups, and…
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    Free YMCA Memberships for Lifeguards

    Hello everyone,

    The Nazareth YMCA (probably Easton & Bethlehem too) are looking to hire lifeguards. They are offering free memberships for those that get hired. Please email the Branch Director, Ryan Knepp, [email protected] (office phone: 610-759-3440) and "CC" me ([email protected]) if interested. 


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    Last Chance to Race & Awards Picnic Reminder, 7/27

    Good afternoon,

    There is no swim practice tomorrow; however, if you signed up for the "Last Chance to Race, Summer 2021 Intramural" meet, please show up at your regular practice time.

    Also, after racing, please stick around to time other swimmers in their races. Parents are welcome to help out…

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    Winter Swimming Options (in a way too long email)

    Hello everyone,

    For those of you interested in swimming during the winter season, which is really the main competition swim season, I've put together some options and descriptions of your choices to consider beyond which coaches or social friend groups each swimmer prefers, although that's probably a primary driver in…

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    Swim Clinic clarification: Friday & Saturday

    Fitter & Faster clarification:

    Two separate sessions for each age group, one on Friday (7/23), one on Saturday (7/24). You can do one or both days.

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    Firday's Practice + Fitter & Faster Clinic

    Hi Everyone!

    We are canceling swim practice this Friday, 7/23, since the Fitter & Faster swim clinic is being held at Eddyside pool that day. I recommend you participate, as it can be part of your training and learning to become a better swimmer. 

    Swimmers will improve at this stroke…

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    Swim Team Events, Week of July 19, 2021

    Find pool addresses and directions on our team website, https://lopatcong.swimtopia.com/, under "Resources".

    All dates and events below, likewise, can be found on our website. :)

    Upcoming Meets/Events

    • Next Tuesday, 7/20, Swim Meet against Easton at Heil Pool. Be sure to declare swimmer attendance and job sign-ups.
    • Next Thursday, 7/22,
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    Team Awards Picnic 7/27/21

    Hello swim families,

    The end of the season is drawing near already and we have earned some much needed fun! Please come to our Team Picnic which is open to ALL competition and developmental members and their families. It is on Tuesday, July 27 from 5:30pm - 8:30pm at the…

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