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LEAGUE 2016-2017 SEASON CALENDER
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August-09-2016 at 6:00am

PENN DEL SWIM LEAGUE 2016-2017 SEASON CALENDER

 

Thursday, September 1, 2016   Divisional Championship Host Bid Deadline
    Coaches and YMCA Team National Registration Begins
    YMCA Competitive Season Begins
    Dual Meet Schedule Completed and Posted
Thursday, September 15, 2016   Dual Meet Warm Up Times Due
Saturday, September 24, 2016   Fall League Meeting
    Deadline to Submit Updates to Team Contact Information
    Deadline to pay Team Dues and Championship Fees
    Championship Meet Hosts Announced
    First League Referee Clinic
    First League AO Clinic
Monday, October 3, 2016   Dual and Tri Meet Templates/Posted on Website
    Draft Championship Meet Invitations to Champ Coordinator for review. 
    Champ Meet Templates completed
October 22-30, 2016   YMCA Virtual Meet
Friday, November 4, 2016   Team Roster Submission Deadline (All Teams)
Saturday, November 12, 2016   Dual Meet-1
Saturday, November 19, 2016   Dual Meet-2
Saturday, December 3, 2016   Dual Meet-3
Saturday, December 10, 2016   Dual Meet-4
Saturday, December 17, 2016   Dual Meet-5
Sunday, January 1, 2017   Charlie Hartley Meet Packet posted
    Divisional Championship Packets Posted
Saturday, January 7, 2017   Dual Meet-6
Saturday, January 14, 2017   Dual Meet-7
Saturday, January 21, 2017   Dual Meet-8
Saturday, January 28, 2017   Dual Meet Make Up Date
February 4-5, 2017   Divisional Championships
February 11-12, 2017   Divisional Championships
Tuesday, February 14, 2017   Preliminary Entries due for Charley Hartley Meet (Tentative)
Sunday, February 19, 2017   PennDel Distance Meet (Tentative)
Tuesday, February 21, 2017   Charlie Hartley Entries Due (Tentative)
February   25, 2017   Charlie Hartley Meet (at GCIT)
March 10-12, 2017   East District Meet
    Central District Meet
March 24-26, 2017   Pennsylvania State Championship (at Penn State)
Tuesday, March 28, 2017   Deadline to Submit Short Course National Meet Entries
April 4-7, 2017   Short Course National Meet
Saturday, May 6, 2017   Spring Meeting


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2017 YMCA LC Nationals Qualify Time... 
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August-03-2016 at 7:19am

National YMCA Long Course Swimming Championships
July 31-August 4, 2017
Qualifying Time Standards

Qualifying Period for the Long Course YMCA National Championship Meet: July 1 of 2016 through the entry deadline (July 2017)

Link to: Qualifying Times


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Investing in Swimming
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May-13-2016 at 8:32am

Investing in Swimming

Below is an conversation between a swim parent and non-swim parent.

One of my friends asked "Why do you pay so much money for your kids to Swim?"

Well I have a confession to make, I don't pay for my kids Swim. Personally, I couldn't care less about the pool.

So, if I am not paying for Swimming what am I paying for?
I pay for those moments when my kids become so tired they want to quit but don't.

  • I pay for those days when my kids come home from school and are "too tired" to go the pool but go anyway.
  • I pay for my kids to learn to be disciplined.
  • I pay for my kids to learn to take care of their body.
  • I pay for my kids to learn to work with others and to be good team mates.
  • I pay for my kids to learn to deal with disappointment, when they don't get that place or PB they'd hoped for, but still have to work hard.
  • I pay for my kids to learn to make and accomplish goals.
  • I pay for my kids to learn that it takes hours and hours and hours and hours of hard work and practice to create a champion, and that success does not happen overnight.
  • I pay for the opportunity my kids have and will have to make life-long friendships.
  • I pay so that my kids can be in the pool instead of in front of a screen...

...I could go on but, to be short, I don't pay for swimming I pay for the opportunities that it provides my kids with to develop attributes that will serve them well throughout their lives and give them the opportunity to bless the lives of others. From what I have seen so far I think it is a great investment!

YMCA Swimming: ACHIEVEMENT, RELATIONSHIPS, BELONGING


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