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2022 Season

Posted by Cindy Sabo on Apr 01 2022 at 10:05AM PDT

We finally have some plans for the upcoming swim team this summer. There is a lot of information in this, but should answer all of your questions.
JUNIOR TEAM: We will be having a junior team this year. Your swimmer should be able to swim, this is not a substitute for swim lessons!! This team is just for the child who may not be able to swim the full 25 meters across the pool, however they should be able to swim at least ½ of that. Once your child can swim a full 25 meters, they can move mid-season to join the Makos swim team and participate in a swim meet.
PRACTICE SCHEDULE:
May 23- June 16 Practice Schedule
Monday-Thursday pm practices
4:15-5:15pm- 11 and older
5:15-6:00pm- 8 and under
6:00-7:00pm- 9 + 10 year old

June 20- remainder of season Practice Schedule
Monday-Wednesday and Friday am practices
7:30-8:10am- 8 and under
8:10-9:05am- 9 +10 year old
9:05-10:00am- 11 and older

Monday-Tuesday pm practices
5:00-6:00pm- 11 and older
6:00-7:00pm- 9 +10 year old
6:00-6:45pm- 8 and under

Thursday Fun Practice
9-10am – 11 and older
5:30-6:30pm- 10 and under

No practice on Memorial Day and 4th of July.

SWIM MEET SCHEDULE: We are back to normal this year!!!!!!!! For our home meets, swimmers should be at the pool by 4:45pm for check-in and warm-ups, and at away meets by 5 pm. The meet will start at 6pm. As in the past, Thursdays are our make-up date if the meet is postponed due to weather.
June 15- Hanover at Milestone
June 22- Old Church at Milestone
June 29-Milestone at Tuckahoe Village West
July 6- Milestone at Mechanicsville
July 13- Wembly at Milestone
July 19 (Tues) – Milestone at Bell Creek (Wed is rain make-up day)
July 30-31: Champs at Collegiate (child must qualify for this swim meet)
TO REGISTER FOR A MEET (ATTEND OR DECLINE)
From email you will receive
Go to website: www.milestonemakos.com
Click on parent portal (blue column on left side, keep scrolling it’s there)
Log in to your parent portal
Click on view meets
Check whether or not you are attending or not attending the meet.

Address to away meets:
Tuckahoe Village West
2100 Bradon Rd, Richmond, VA 23238

Mechanicsville Rec Pool
8183 Elm Dr, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

Bell Creek Pool
9001 Brigadier Rd, Mechanicsville, VA

COMMUNICATION REGARDING RAIN DELAYS AND CANCELLATIONS
This season we will be using the Remind me app to communicate with parents about practice cancellations (due to weather), swim meet information and to call swimmers to the clerk of course. Please be sure to download this app and register for the Milestone Makos class which can be done using this link once you have downloaded the app. https://remind.com/join/2e8b992

OTHER IMPORTANT DATES THIS SEASON:
Registration-April 1
https://cui.active.com/sports-reg/login?a=4e02b34a-5e64-41a8-97b1-3181422a11db
New parent meeting – April 25 (6-7pm) at clubhouse
Disco Sports will be at meeting and will have a bathing suit fitting if unsure of child’s size.
Swim Kick-off- May 22 (5:30-7pm)
1st practice- May 23
Pictures: June 11 at 8:30am
Awards banquet- July 25 (6-9pm)
Champs social- July 29
MAKOS FEES (Please make sure you have a Milestone pool membership as well, you cannot swim on the team without being a member of Milestone pool):
1st child- $115
2nd child-$100
Each additional child-$75
15-18 year old child: $45
Plaque: $20 (for new swimmers and returning swimmers whose plaque is full)
*In order to receive the multiple children discount please register all of your children 14 and under in one transaction. If you have a 15-18 year old child, please see next bullet.

  • If you have a 15-18 year old child and you are registering a child under the age of 14 too, then please do the transaction separately as you should not be getting the discount on the child under the age of 14 as the discount will be with your 15-18 year old child.
  • If you have multiple children that are in the 15-18 year old age group then please do each of those transactions separately as well so you do not receive the multiple child discount, again the discount is already taken with the older children.
  • If you have questions regarding the discounts please reach out to cshier2@gmail.com

COACHES IN TRAINING (CIT)
We will be offering our coaches in training program this summer. Please reach out if your child is at least 12 years of age and interested in being a CIT this summer.

SPIRIT WEAR
Orders for spirit wear can be placed here and all orders must be placed by 5/15. https://milestone22.itemorder.com/shop/sale/

TEAM SUITS AND SWIM CAPS
Bathing suits can be purchased at Disco Sports, just tell them you are with Milestone Makos and they can point you in the right direction. If you wish to purchase the suit at a different vendor (amazon or swim outlet), this is the uniform.

Girls- (red/black/white) https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00DUJ6G0Q/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_3?smid=A3VX72MEBB21JI&psc=1

Boys- (red/black/white) https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00DUJ9PXQ/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_4?smid=A218NCVVSLQN1Q&psc=1

Swim caps- These have been ordered and I will have them available to purchase at the swim kick-off and they will be sold at concessions at every swim meet.

I know this is a lot of information but hopefully I have covered it all. I am very excited for the season and that it will be back to normal!!!! Please let me know if you have any questions, concerns, or need clarification on anything cshier2@gmail.com . I look forward to this season!!

Best,
Makos Board

Milestone Makos facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/780874032017897

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