Thursday, December 29, 2016

Just a reminder...

Just a reminder no practice Friday (tomorrow) or Friday the 2nd. Have a great New Years!

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Practice schedule next week

Next week we only have practice Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at our normal times.

Also big thank you for being patient with us today during pictures we really appreciate it!

On behalf of the whole coaching staff I would like to wish everyone a happy holiday!
-Coach Bri

Monday, December 19, 2016

Pictures tomorrow

Just a reminder pictures are tomorrow for all age groups at 5:30pm. Please have swimmers in their suits and in the pool stands asap so we can get started quickly.

Also if you haven't paid for the Zeeland Classic yet I need your money tonight!

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Zeeland Christmas Classic is still on!

The meet right now is still on. Please drive careful!

-Coach Bri

Friday, December 16, 2016

Tomorrows meet

If there is any cancellation of tomorrow's meet I will post it on the blog as soon as I know. If the meet is still on and your swimmer is not attending please email me as soon as possible so I can scratch them.

-Coach Bri
bthompson@gpsbulldogs.org

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Zeeland Classic

Zeeland Classic Entries are now posted on the website. 10 & under swimmers need to be checked in and on deck by 7:45am. Their meet will begin at 9am. 11 & up swimmers need to be checked in and on deck by 11:45am. Their meet will begin at 1pm. All swimmers will be on the deck again this meet so please be sure to pack extra towels to sit on or a chair. 

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Zeeland Entries due tonight

Please remember all Zeeland Christmas Classic (meet is this Saturday the 17th) are due tonight, no exceptions! If you were unable to make it to practice to turn in your entries in please feel free to email me the entries TONIGHT.

Also available in the stands are the order forms for pictures. Pictures will be held Tuesday December 20 at 5:30pm. Please have ALL swimmers (this includes 11&ups) in the stands and in their suits by 5:30, feel free to come early! Pictures are a big  production so if we have everyone here early and ready to go it will make things a lot easier. 10& unders usually will not have time for practice after wards but 11&ups will.

Any questions please let me know.
-Coach Bri

Monday, December 12, 2016

No practice

No practice tonight due to Grandvilles snow day. If you have Zeeland entries feel free to email me the event numbers. 


See you Wednesday night! 


-Coach Bri

bthompson@gpsbulldogs.org

Friday, December 9, 2016

Practice schedule for next week

Next week we begin practice at the high school full time. We have practice next week as follows:
  • Monday
    • 10&unders- 5:30-6:30pm
    • 11&ups- 6:30-8pm
  • Tuesday
    • NO PRACTICE due to boys swim meet
  • Wednesday
    • 10&unders- 5:30-6:30pm
    • 11&ups- 6:30-8pm
  • Thursday
    • 10&unders- 5:30-6:30pm
    • 11&ups- 6:30-8pm
  • Friday
    • 10&unders- 5:30-6:30pm
    • 11&ups- 6:30-8pm
  • Saturday
    • Zeeland Classic
As always stay up to date by checking out the practice schedule on the website.

Zeeland Christmas Classic Date Change

Parents, I am very sorry about the short notice but I just received word that the date of the Zeeland Christmas Classic has been changed to December 17. There will be two sessions to this meet, 10 & unders will be in the morning needing to be there at 7:45am with a 9:00am start and 11&up will be in the afternoon with a 11:45 report time and their meet beginning at 1:00pm.

The entry sheet is now posted on the website, this is due no later than Wednesday December 14, NO EXCEPTIONS! The cost for this meet is $5.00 per event with the max of 4 events. Checks can be made out to Grandville Community Ed.

Any questions please let me know.
-Coach Bri

Tomorrow's Meet

Tomorrow's meet is at Hudsonville Community Pool (3370 Allen St, Hudsonville MI  49426). Swimmers need to be on deck and checked in by 8:15am with the meet starting at 10:00am.  

Here is some important things to know if this is your first meet:
  • Please remember that there are no parents allowed on the pool deck! 
  • Swimmers need to bring with them: Towel, goggles, swim cap, suit. Also a good option to bring: a healthy snack, something to keep them busy that they are also not worried about getting wet, an extra towel, and a folding chair so they don't have to sit on the ground.
  • Just a reminder that swimmers 11 & up are no longer allowed to write their numbers on their hands. They can however bring a piece of paper to write it on and keep with them. 
  • Please remind swimmers to be sure to pick up their area when it is time to go. Grandville has a great reputation of keeping their areas clean at meets and we would love to keep this going!
If the meet is to cancel for weather there will be a blog posted as soon as I know.

Please let me know if you have any other questions.

-Coach Bri

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Locker Rooms

Tonight we had a discussion about locker room etiquette. We have had some issues with people going through other people's lockers, throwing other swimmers clothes into piles of water, and screaming in the locker rooms. Please be aware we will not stand of this as a team. Right now we are also sharing the locker rooms with middle school cheerleaders, they have also be informed that we will not stand for it.

I advise that swimmers lock their lockers up. I am more than happy to keep their combination on my clipboard so I can help them remember it.

If you know of any of this happening please bring it to my attention.

Also if your swimmer has brought home any other swimmers things (swim suits, goggles, clothing, etc) please have them bring them back into me. That being said make sure all of their stuff is labeled with their last name so I can be sure to get it back to the right owner.

-Coach Bri

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Just a few things

This week we only have practice Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday all at the middle school. 10 and unders are from 6:00-7:00pm and the older kids are from 7:00pm-8:30pm. This is our last week at the middle school and than starting next Monday we will be at the high school full time.

Also, apparel has been delivered! Feel free to pick it up before or after practice this week. Apparel will not be given out to the swimmers, an adult must pick it up.

Finally if you have registered for the Hudsonville Holiday Meet please head over to the website to double check all entries. Please let me know if there are any mistakes.

-Coach Bri
bthompson@gpsbulldogs.org

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Just a reminder...

Just a reminder that all Hudsonville Holiday meet entries are due tomorrow night. The meet entry form can be found on the website.  The meet will be held on December 10 with an 8:30am warm-up and a 10:00am start. Any questions please let Coach Bri know.