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Recap of AKC / Reminder to sign up for B Meet this week

posted Jun 26, 2017, 4:02 AM by Fort Myer Swim Team   [ updated Jun 26, 2017, 4:02 AM ]
Good Evening Squids!!!

Warning: This is another long message. 

What a great way to kickoff the 2017 season with a win at AKC! I am so proud of how we finished. There were many best times and wins on Saturday. Many of the squids are already league leaders. This includes - Lila Sherman, Claire Mowery, and Nora Sherman!!! Congrats!

It has also delighted me to hear we received compliments from the AKC Clerk of Course staff. They called our Squids very polite and positive. Everyone should be very proud of themselves. I sent out the results via FMST listserv. Everyone should take a chance to look it over. Again, very proud of the squids.


Here is the schedule: 

Seniors and Dev. 5 and 6: 7-7:50 am 
Intermediate and Dev. 3 and 4: 8-8:50 am 
Junior and Dev. 1 and 2: 9-9:50 am 

Moving on to Wednesday's B-Meet now. The theme is Crazy Hats. It will be held at the Glen Cove Pirate's pool. I know Dawn England has already put the address in the last email but here it is again - 5471 Brigantine Way, Fairfax, VA 22032. It is a 25 yard pool! So the times will be faster than our meter times! We should park in the pool lot. Overflow parking is available along Brigantine Way and Zion Drive. 

If you plan on swimming - You must sign-up your swimmer by noon on Tuesday if you wish for your swimmer to participate. Please note the following for selecting events for the B meets:
  1. If you placed first, second, or third in the event on Saturday, you may NOT swim the event in the B meet
  2. You can only pick a maximum of 3 regular events + IM
  3. 8u swimmers must get approval from coach to swim IM, fly, or breast
To sign-up for the B-Meet, follow these instructions:
  1. Login to Swim Portal with the email used to register your swimmers (
  2. Click the tab on the top menu called "View Meets"
  3. Scroll down to B-MEET FM@GC
  4. For each swimmer, click Attending or Not Attending option
  5. If Attending, click the boxes next to the events you want to swim
  6. Click Save button
Go Squids! Look forward to seeing everyone tomorrow bright and early!!!!

Coach Stephanie