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PRACTICE & TEAM MEETING INFORMATION

2019-2020 Swim/Dive Practices:

Swim & Dive Practice Schedule:
Monday, November 18, 2019- mid-February 2020
(additional practices for those that qualify for districts, regions, and states)

Swim Practice Hours:
Monday -Thursday -  3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  

Dive Practice Hours:  
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday - 4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.


Practice Requirements:
Swim and dive practices will be held Monday thru Thursday throughout the swim season beginning Monday, November 18, 2019, and ending in mid-February 2020, except during school holidays (see list below).  There will be additional practices for swimmers who qualify for districts, regions, and/or states.  

If you train regularly with a swim/dive club, you may attend only ONE practice per week.  If you do not swim year round, you are expected to make all team practices weekly to be eligible to compete..
 

 

Holiday Practice Schedule:
No bus to/from South Run Rec Center on Monday, November 25, 2019

No practice Wednesday, November 27 or Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019(HOLIDAY - Thanksgiving)

RSD will ONLY have the following practices over the Winter Break:
Monday, December 23, 2019
Thursday, December 26, 2019
Monday, December 30, 2019
Thursday, January 2, 2020
Friday, January 3, 2020-Meet v Hayfield @ South Run Rec. Center - NO BUS!


No practice Monday, Jan. 20, 2020  (HOLIDAY - Martin Luther King's Birthday)

Swimmers & divers are expected to ride the bus to & from practices unless alternate arrangements have been approved by the coach. Students who wish to drive to and/or from practice themselves, MUST provide completed copy (with necessary signatures) of the Field Trip Driver's License & Vehicle Insurance Information (FS-142) form to the coach BEFORE they can begin driving independently.  Students who wish to ride to and/or from practice with other students MUST provide completed copy (with necessary signatures) of the Parental Authorization &  Acknowledgement of Risk (FS-152) to the coach BEFORE they can begin riding with others.

 

Swim & Dive Bus Schedule

Days Leave RSS * Return to RSS *

Monday

3:00 pm ~ 5:00pm

NO BUS TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, OR THURSDAYS

No Bus Monday, November 25, 2019!

Bus pick-ups & drops off outside RSS entrance # 9 on the back side of the school near the modulars/trailers.  Swimmers & divers all ride a single bus. 

Both swimmers & divers will ride a single bus to South Run RECenter.  The bus will return to Robinson at the conclusion of the SWIM  practice.  Due to the small number of divers requiring transportation, they will be responsible for finding their own transportation home from practice.

 

Swim & Dive Team Meals (Not Mandatory)
Held from 6pm-7pm on the Thursday night prior to *most* meets in the RSS Blue Cafeteria. Dinners will be potluck or catered for the entire team (please see additional information on "Team Info" tab.) Only athletes who have submitted their $50 check (Payable to Alicia Field), cash, or Venmo- Alicia Field @AMKField will be able to eat. If you have not submitted your check, please contact Alicia Field at amkelly@childrensnational.org or 202-997-6015. Very important that the swimmer's name who the payment is coming from is noted on the payment.
Parents do not attend team meals, with the exception of Senior Night on January 16th , when all families are invited to attend. All team members & managers are encouraged to attend, but it is not required.

Swim & Dive Team Meeting (Mandatory)

All team members must attend the Team Meeting at 7 PM in the RSS Blue Cafeteria the Thursday prior to meets. Relays will be announced for the upcoming meet and will give team members a chance to meet their teammates. If you cannot attend the team meeting, you must contact the coaching staff prior to the meeting.

2010-2020 Swim & Dive Team Meals/Meetings Dates

Thursday, December 5
Thursday, December 12
Thursday, December 19 (please send your athlete with a dessert to share and a gift to exchange-additional details to follow)
Thursday, January 9
Thursday, January 16 **Senior Night**  Stay tuned for info regrading what food, if any, will be needed to contribute to the banquet.  Most likely a side dish to share will be needed; main dish will be provided.
Thursday, January 23