Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Swim A Thon

Hello all,

The SwimAThon is fast approaching please see information below for details on the event.

What is a Swim-A-Thon?It’s a simple, in-pool fundraiser where participants earn money by swimming lengths of the pool. Swimmers ask family members, friends, neighbors, or businesses to pledge a certain amount of money per length, or make a flat donation in support of the team.
Athletes participating in the Swim-a-Thon fundraiser can earn Swim-a-Thon Deck Pass Patches, participation and incentive awards from the USA Swimming Foundation, including bag tags, swim caps, water bottles, t-shirts, hoodies, towels, duffel bags, and backpacks.
When is the Swim-A-Thon? Tuesday June 27th during normal practice times(13&over 7am-9am, 12&unders 5:30pm-8:00pm). Donations will be due Friday June 30th at the latest
How many lengths can I swim? Swimmers can swim up to 200 Lengths during the Swim-A-Thon
Where can I pick up my Swim-A-Thon Packet? At practice 
Who do I tell people to make the checks out to? Grandville Community Education
Can we accept cash? Yes we can
Raffle – Winners of the raffle drawing will choose one item from the raffle table. These prizes have been donated from local businesses. See Current Raffle Prizes below.
Raffle Eligibility: Individual swimmers must have an estimated donation amount of at least $30 in order to be eligible for the raffle. Raffle will be held during the 5:30pm-8:00pm SwimAThon Session. Check in with the coaches to be eligible for the raffle.
Highest Donation Prize – In addition to the Raffle, the individual swimmer who raises the most for the team will win a prize from the Coaching Staff. The winner of the Highest Donation Prize will be announced after all donations are collected.  Donations will be due Friday June 30th

This will be a fun and laid back event. Music will be played, coaches will participate. We will need parents to come on deck and help count lengths for the swimmers. Paper, pencils, and refreshments will be provided. 
Please help our team continue to be the best team we can by supporting this fundraiser. 
-Coach Jessie
Raffle Prize List:
Tarry Hall - 4 x 1year passes(1 free visit per month)
Rebounderz GR - 4 x Unlimited All-Access Pass
Monellis - $15 Gift Card
Maple Hill Golf - 4 x 9 Hole Walking Passes
Edible Arrangements - 1 x Small Delicious Fruit Design (1/2 dipped strawberries)
Branns Steakhouse - 2 x Two free 6oz Steak Dinners w/ Beverage Purchase
Sky Zone GR - 4 x 60 Minutes Free Jump Time
GR Children's Museum - 4 x Free Admission
Dave and Busters GR - 2 x $20 Super Charged Power Cards($25 value)
TC Paintball - 2 x 4 player free field and rental gear
Craigs Cruisers - 4 free attrations

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