News and Announcements
Kings Charter Swim Team wishes you a Happy Memorial Day!
In honor of Memorial Day, we will have no practice today. See you tomorrow!
Lakeview pool practice starts tomorrow
We are excited to be back at Lakeview Pool this week. Our parent volunteers and coaches have been working on getting the lane lines ready, the blocks setup, and new flags in place.
If you would like to receive our text messages, please either sign up for the Remind App, this will be the primary form of communication if weather events spring up during the practices or during the swim meets.
Second, if you are not getting our messages from Active.com, you can log on to your profile and make sure that you have put a cell phone number in this section on your registration form. Please note that if you put it in the “home phone” box, the system will not text you. You can easily log back on through the registration and update your numbers.
Mock Swim Meet – This weekend – June 5th
Season Kick Off / Mock Meet – June 5th from 6pm to 8pm
Location: Lakeview Pool
What to bring: A case of water for entry
Please RSVP at the link below:
Meet buddies will be posted at the event.
We are hoping to have the team shirts and swim caps by the mock meet. Spirit orders will be done soon but not quite in time for the Mock Meet. Rebecca will do another suit pick up the Friday before the mock meet.
We have our first Spirit Night coming up at Marty’s on June 8. See our website for all of our spirit events coming up:
Monday practice at Clubhouse
We are still waiting for Lakeside pool to open. We will be at the clubhouse on Monday. Stay tuned we will let you know about the rest of the week.
Volunteers – Sign up by June 1!
We need 242 total volunteer positions to run all 6 meets. So far, 203 have been claimed! Families have been asked to make commitments by June 1st. After that, I will start reaching out to families directly (there are several) who have not signed up yet. Sign up under the Volunteer tab on our website (go into the Parent Portal).
Pre-Team Sign Up – Will be posted today
Head over to our website, our Pre-Team sign up will be posted today. We want to make sure the younger siblings of our team has the chance to sign up first.
Remind App for communication from Coaches
Please sign up for the Remind App for communication from our coaches. We will be posting instructions on your website. If there is inclement weather, the app will be the primary way the Coaches will communicate with the parents for practice.
Fingers crossed that the water will warm up this week.
Remind is the way that our Coaches will communicate with the team & parents regarding the practices if there is inclement weather. We will also be communicating if practice location changes with Lakeside pool opening soon (fingers crossed).
Go to our documents tab to find the instructions.
Important Information on Practice Starting
We are excited to welcome our Tidal Waves swimmers to practice on Tuesday (5/17)! A few important updates.
Since the contractor is still finishing the improvements to the Lakeview facility, we will be practicing at the Clubhouse pool for the first week of practice. We expect to return to Lakeview on Monday May 23. Please be aware that while we start practice this week, the pool is not yet “open” to those not practicing. This means siblings, etc. will not be allowed into the water and the baby pool will remain closed.
After School Practice: May 17 – June 16 *Updated***
Age Group Time
7-8 4:15 – 5:00
6 & Under 5:00 – 5:45
9-10 and 11-12 5:45 – 6:45
13 & Older 6:45 – 8:00
Our Coaches are happy to discuss your swimmers’ progress and needs, but please be mindful that practices are back to back and coaches do not have time between them. They are happy to schedule a time to chat. Coaches meeting for new and returning families will be on Thursday and Friday for the last 10 minutes of each practice. If possible, please try to attend one or the other of these meetings.
Coaches will evaluate the water temperature. Swimmers should come prepared for dryland and in water practice. Bring tennis shoes. Each swimmer should be in the habit of bringing a water bottle to practice.
Spirit Wear Orders Due Tomorrow
May 16 is the deadline for the order of Tidal Waves Spirit Wear. Order here
We are having a Mock Swim Meet on Sunday, June 5 at 6 PM. This will allow the new swimmers to see exactly what to expect in a swim meet. We will also take this time to explain everything to new families and answer any questions you may have. We also are planning some fun for the night. More to come soon!
Text Updates – Important
A text was just sent saying “Practice starts Tuesday…” to all registered contacts for your swimmer(s). If you did not receive it, please go to your swim portal and check your phone number. We use text messages for urgent weather related changes to practice, so please make sure this is correct.