Entries by swimteamweb

Modified Practice Schedule

We are adjusting practice times for morning swimmers starting tomorrow (Wednesday) and it will be for Divisional swimmers only. The firm entry list was shared this weekend. Modified Practice schedule for Wed, Thurs, and Friday 13 and older swimmers from 8 AM – 9 AM 9-12 yr old swimmers from 9 AM – 9:45 AM […]

Div 5 Sportsmanship, Team Spirit, Awards Banquet, Teen Night

Meredith Mergler Spirit Award: This award is named for a spirited long-time Virginia Hills swimmer. Meredith was liked and admired by parents and swimmers alike. Meredith had the ability to find the good and the funny in even the most difficult situations. This award is voted on by all the team swimmers in a secret […]

NCAP Scholarship Contest and Winter Swim

NCAP Scholarship NCAP Alexandria /J&M Swim is offering the Va Hills Tidal Wave team, 1 one year scholarship of $1,000 towards the cost of 2024-25 swim registration. To apply for this scholarship, you have to be a new registrant to NCAP or have not been a registrant for the past 3 years. This scholarship applies […]

All Star Relay Results

It was not your normal meet at All Star Relays last night, the weather rolled in mid-way through the meet and the meet was delayed then cancelled. Our swimmers, 9-10 boys, 13-14 girls, and 13-14 boys were able to race their medley relays but not their free relays. The results from the live medley races […]

Pancake Breakfast, Adjusted July 5 Schedule

🥞 We’re taking a break from doughnuts this Friday and planning for a pancake breakfast after each practice instead. Sign up here to help or donate items: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0C44A8A62AA57-49995312-july To allow for some extra zzzz’s on the morning after the Fourth of July, we are adjusting practice. 11 & older will practice from 8 – 9 AM […]

T-Shirts and Other Good News

Finishing your tie-dye t-shirt: We did steps 1-3 together. 4. Set:  Put the fabric in a plastic bag and leave it in a warm place for 6–24 hours, or even overnight. The dye needs time to “prove” and bond with the fabric. 5. Rinse and wash (do this in a wash tub or only have the […]

Message from the Data and Table Team

Message from the Data and Table Team: In addition to the meet results shared following every meet, you can keep track of your swimmers using the Meet Mobile app. We are currently using Meet Mobile for all home A meets, and we are working on setting up for B meets. When searching in Meet Mobile, […]

Tidal Wave Team Shirts

Coming soon: Summer 2024 team shirts  We have ordered shirts for each of our Tidal Wave swimmers and expect them to arrive at the end of the month. They will be distributed during practices that week and during the July 1st B meet.  A special thank you to our amazing team sponsors: SpecialTeeQuilting.com and Chris Upham Realtor […]

Photography, Safe Sport, and Modesty

Photography – NVSL is firm on this request: no photographs or videos may be taken from behind the starting line of swimmers. I am flagging this because many of our parents are tempted to take a photo from just behind the timers, please do not do this.  Even if you are taking a post race picture […]

Volunteering for Swim Team

We had a great first day of swim team practice and then Wednesday came the weather. I think we will be back on track today. This is my seasonal heads-up that we will need lots of volunteers this summer. We’ve all taken our kids to soccer or other sports and probably stood by as two or three […]