13 Jun 2019

IMPORTANT SUMMER INFO! UPDATED

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  • FLA Int. Cup: Due to many circumstances in schedules of athletes the FLA International Cup Meet @ Plantation will be relegated to FRI. 6/28 &  Sat. 6/29 PRELIMS ONLY.(afternoon consistent thunderstorms; esp. in the western portions doe not make it practical).
  • PBC B-C Champs: Those swimmers whose primary summer championship meet will be the weekend of SAT. 7/6  & SUN. 7/7 for the Palm Bch. County B/C Champs @ Wellington.will be focusing their efforts towards that event (takes place 1 week after FLA meet).  The very relative nature of success in competitive swimming has afforded us 2 B-C Championships per year!  Great for the sport!  PRE-ENTRIES TBA 
  • BB Champs, JOs, and Sr Champs: We have a solid and growing JO team,  our Sr Team is preparing for their pinnacle the FGC Sr. Championships. Qualifying for both meets will continue thru BB Champs.
  • Summer goes Quick: As you can see we just began summer, yet we are already talking Championship Meets!  Remember every swimmer is given a minimum  of a 2 week break to get some rest for fall; so many will be out of water again after an earlier family vacation: we understand the intricate nature of family scheduling; the  commitment sheets filled out were a great tool for the coaching staff planning their commitments this summer…thank you for filling out.
  • Correspondence: Coaches Gordon & Melanie Andrews will be away briefly 6/19-6/24  then again 7/21-8/4. 
    • Pls. address any situations for team to individual group coaches (all there contacts are here: https://www.lightningswimming.org/coaches-contacts/)
      • Adv Sr Grp: Coach Keith Coghlan 
      • Dev. Sr. Grp &/or Bronze Grp: Coach Pete Ninivaggi 
      • Dev. High School Group: Coach Pete Ninivaggi
      • Red Grp. Coach Jackie
      • Any important emails to lightningswimming@gmail.com will be answered very  sporadically due to nature of our local
      • Pls. do not burden pool personnel with LLL Team Situations, we are a separate entity when it comes to Team situations.  All facility situations/safety situations should be addressed to Pool Manager or Asst. Pool Manager.  All financial (BOCC training fee situations should be addressed thru cashier)
  • PLS. REMEMBER LAKE LYTAL WILL IMPOSE A WAITING LIST AS WE APPROACH FALL WITH LTD. ROOM DUE TO HIGH SCHOOL SEASON.
    • IF YOUR ATTENDANCE RATE FALLS OFF…….PLS. COMMUNICATE YOUR INTENTS TO BE WITH THE LIGHTNING PROGRAM THIS FALL, MAJOR ATTENDANCE FALL-OFF WILL SPEAK FOR  ITSELF ESPECIALLY RED & BRONZE GRPS.  
      • EVERY FALL WE HAVE A WAITING LIST & THUS WE WISH TO GIVE THEM OPPORTUNITIES……TY FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING

We have seem some great strides this summer  & in the past 2 years our culture, philosophy & staff give our passion to see your athletes grow in athleticism & character.

We look forward to carry over to the fall. 

Hats Off to all of the swimmers & parents who continue to support our Lightning Swim Team!

 

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