Tuesday, June 5, 2018

2018 Team Shirts!!

New 2018 t-shirts are in! I will have them out at practice every morning this week. $15 cash/check. Blowing out last years shirts for $5! Here is a link to order long sleeved, sweatshirts and tank tops. Ordering is only open for 1 week so get those orders in!

Click here to order

Monday, June 4, 2018

New Website and signups!!

READY....SET.....GO!  Okay Sea Dragon Families we are finally ready to launch the new website that will have lots of features like signing up for meets, volunteers and concessions.  We are working through a few quirks so be patient.  You'll be receiving an email with user name and passwords this evening.  Each family will have one account with "members" which are the kids!  Signups for the first met will be closing on Wednesday June 6th so you'll need to get on right away and check "Yes or No" and sign up for volunteer positions.    One very important thing to note, this year there will be NO adds if you are not signed up by the deadline.  No exceptions as this is a new league rule.

Step #1.  Email from Team Unify will be coming with User Name and Password this evening
Step #2.  Follow the directions to active account
Step #3.  Click on events & sign up swimmer "Yes or No"
Step #4.  Click on job signup under the same event



Tuesday, May 29, 2018

First Day of Practice!

Great morning and crazy great weather for our first practice this morning!  So proud of the kids and no blue lips this morning, even the little ones had no tears.  What a good start to the season!

Couple of quick notes:

  • Swimmers will be moved both up and down in lanes until they master certain items.
  • Parents please let the coaches handle the kids during practice and see me (Amanda) with questions during practice.
  • Endurance is what we are working on the most this first week.  
  • Water fountain isn't currently installed like previous years.  Bring a water bottle for now.
  • Johnny Macs is our contact for suits, there is a discount at the store if you mention that you are part of the Wentzville Sea Dragons.  We recommend at minimum they have a good set of goggles, cap and team suit optional but highly recommended!  



Tuesday, May 22, 2018

1st Week Of Practice & Stoke Judge Training

Just like the first week of school, the first week of practices can be a little chaotic.  Coaches will be evaluating swimmers and determining what lane each swimmer belongs in.    Please give the coaches some space this coming week to do their jobs.  Swimmers will be moved all summer long as swimmers perfect strokes and gain endurance.  Practice starts Tuesday after Memorial Day, May 29th from 7-8:30am.  Swimmers:  please stay out of the pool until coaches are through with dry land warm-ups and instruct you to get into the pool.

Reminder:  Stroke Judge Clinic
Stroke Judge training will be Wednesday May 23rd from 6-7:30pm at Middendorf-Kredell Library Branch given by Charlie Moore.  Certification is free and lasts for 3 years.  We need more stroke judges on our team and this is a great opportunity. 

First week of practice schedule from 7-8:30am is as follows:
New Swimmers 8 & Up:  Start Tuesday May 29th and are welcome everyday this week.
New Swimmers 7 & Under:  Start Tuesday May 29th and will practice Thursday & Friday
Returning Swimmers:  Please return to the lane you ended last season.  I do have records if needed.
Returning Blue Dragons (Coach Megan & Brandon):  Start Tuesday May 29th and will practice Thursday & Friday.

Inclement Weather Policy NEW APP:  
Practices will be held in light rain.  If the weather is severe, there will be no practice.  If the weather is threatening, please do not drop off swimmers as there is no indoor facilities available.  We are using a new App this year.  Please use one of the following avenues to find out the status of practice or meets.
PHONE  (636) 322-6020 ext 19
WEB http://bit.ly/rainouthotline
APP for iOS and Android users; search "Rainout Line" and find Wentzville Parks and Recreation, Sea Dragons

Looking forward to a great summer!
Amanda & Jeremy

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Tonight Swim Suit Fitting at Green Lantern

Reminder: Team Suits Fitting Wed May 16th from 5:30-8pm at Green Lantern 506 South Linn Ave, Wentzville

Our team suit is the Speedo Angles Blue/Green, (girls) and jammer (boys) for summers 2017 & 2018.  Johnny Macs will be set up with suit fittings, goggles, and caps.  Goggles are needed. Silicone swim caps  and team suits are strongly encouraged.  You may also visit the store in St. Peters to get your suits.  Johnny Macs sponsors our All County Meet.

CLEARANCE T-SHIRTS from 2017 are $5!! Stock up! :)


Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Stroke Judge Clinic

The League is offering 2 Stroke Judge Clinics.  Certifications are good for 3 years and there is no cost.  The Sea Dragons is in need of more stroke judges and several stroke judges need to be re-certified this year.  Here is a list of our stroke judges from the League website and shows when certification is needed.  Click for Stroke Judge List

Saturday April 28th from 1:30-3pm at Lake St. Louis Community Association RSVP to Jennifer Renaud via email jenniferalewis@hotmail.com


Wednesday May 23rd from 6:00-7:30pm at Middendorf-Kredell Library Branch RSVP to Charlie Moore via email to  charlesmoorejr@hotmail.com


Thank you,

Amanda

Monday, April 16, 2018

Open Registration Saturday April 21st 7-9am

Looking to join the Wentzville Sea Dragons for the Summer 2018?  Open Registration will be held on Saturday April 21st from 7-9am at the Green Lantern at 506 South Linn Ave, Wentzville.  We will accept cash and check only.  

Here is some general information about our team:

We are a team of 200+ kids from ages 5-18 that practices 7:00am until 8:30am, Monday through Friday during June and July.  We ask that kids make it to at least three practices per week.  There will be six meets over the summer with three at our home pool at Progress Park (Saturday mornings early), and the other three on Monday evenings at pools in St Charles County.  Our swim meets are in June and July.

The cost per year is $85 per swimmer for Wentzville residents.  The non-resident fee will be an extra $10 per swimmer.  We also have a team suit.  However, it is not a requirement, as the cost is around $50-60 per suit. Available at Johnny Mac’s, 5819 Suemandy Road in St. Peters.  Goggles are needed and silicone swim caps are strongly encouraged.  Johnny Mac's will come out before practices start to fit swimsuits and goggles. 


One important item is that we will add Wentzville city residents before non-residents verified by the Wentzville Parks Dept.  

Thank you for your interest!  We have a great team of terrific families & coaches!   

Hope to see you on Saturday April 21st from 7-9am.  Registration does fill quickly depending on age and gender.  Please keep in mind we do take returning families first throughout the month of March.