Monday, July 31, 2017

Monticello Meet Directions

MONDAY'S MEET DIRECTIONS/INFO-Water Warm-ups start at 4:30pm and the meet starts at 5pm.  Please arrive early!  There is no parking lot available as we use that to set up our chairs and watch the meet.  Parking is only on the street throughout a neighborhood.  If you can car pool, I would advise it.  DO NOT PARK IN FRONT OF MAILBOXES OR BLOCK DRIVEWAYS!  Tickets have been issued in the past.

Directions from the League Website:  
From I-70
  • East to K
  • South on K to O'Fallon Road
  • Left on O'Fallon Road
  • Left on Chelsea Way Drive
  • Right on Charlottesville Drive
  • Right at stop sign at court.
From Highway 40
  • East to Highway K
  • North on K to O'Fallon Road
  • Right on O'Fallon Road
  • Left on Chelsea Way Drive
  • Right on Charlottesville Drive
  • Right at stop sign at court.

REMINDER:  No practice tomorrow (Tuesday)!  

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Swim-A-Thon

Friday will be Swim-A-Thon along with Pajama Day!  

STILL NEED A FEW MORE VOLUNTEERS (please, please, pretty please) to help count laps.  It's very simple but crucial to making the Swim-A-Thon a success.  I would like to have 2 parents per lane to help count laps.  I will have name lists per lane that you will use.  Please contact me ASAP if you can help, 636-262-6012 or aharrisauto@yahoo.com

Click for SwimAThonFlyer/Pledge Sheet

Year End Celebration & Family Swim August 11th Friday



Sea Dragon Year End Celebration will be held 
Friday, August 11th!


Starting at 6pm, Awards Ceremony at 6:30pm, Family Swim from 7:30-9:30pm

Cake, Drinks & Awards at the Pavilion by the playground followed by Slideshow and Family Swim at Progress Pool.  

Please bring lawn chairs, cake and drinks will be provided.  There is a Facebook Event if you would please RSVP so we know how many to expect.  Please comment with number of family members attending.  Are we really this close to the end of the season?  But let’s enjoy summer as long as we possibly can!  


Volunteers Needed:  We need 8 volunteers to help setup and an additional 8 to cleanup.  Please email aharrisauto@yahoo.com or text 636-262-6012 if you can help.  


Thursday Practice Canceled

Much needed rain but not good for Swim-a-thon!  Practice canceled Thursday,  Swim-a-thon rescheduled for Friday along with pajama day! 

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Swim-A-Thon Update

So tomorrow morning's weather is looking iffy with storms likely in morning.  Please keep an eye on the website, Facebook or Rain Out Hotline if we have to cancel.  I will make the call by 6:30am if we are going to cancel.  If cancelled on Thursday, we will have swim-a-thon on Friday.  That being said, I STILL NEED VOLUNTEERS (please, please, pretty please) to help count laps.  It's very simple but crucial to making the Swim-A-Thon a success.  I would like to have 2 parents per lane to help count laps.  I will have name lists per lane that you will use.  Please contact me ASAP if you can help, 636-262-6012 or aharrisauto@yahoo.com

Click for SwimAThonFlyer/Pledge Sheet

Monday, July 24, 2017

Tuesday Picture Day!

Reminder...Team Pictures Tomorrow (Tuesday):  After Four Photo (Brinkley’s) will be taking our big team picture followed by individual and/or family pictures. We will need some strong parents early at 6:45 am to move picnic tables to the far side (southwest) side of the pool to use as risers for the group picture and then move them back.  Envelopes for ordering will be available.

Please wear a team suit if you have it, no shirts only suits for the team picture.  We will take team picture first followed by individuals.

Continuing our Team Spirit Week; Tuesday is also Be The Coach Day following pictures.  Come coach your coach and swim with them too!

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Lots of Updates including Meet Signups/Swim-a-thon/Team Pictures

Wow, what a great meet on Saturday against Laurel Park with Sea Dragons pulling out another win.  I'm so proud to be part of an organization that will jump in to help run the meet even when our team has a lot of families on vacation.  The last few weeks of the swim season will be action packed! 


The next few weeks are going to be action packed so don't miss out! 

Here is the breakdown:
Thurs July 20:  Sign-ups for Monday July 31st meet will go out
Fri July 21:  Regular Practice

Mon July 24:  Manic Monday Practice
Tues July 25:  Team Pictures will start at 7am sharp!  Team Photos by After Four but we WILL practice afterwards with “Be The Coach Tuesday”!
Wed July 26:   Silly Sock Wednesday
Thurs July 27:  Swim-A-Thon and Donuts!  
Fri July 28:  PJ Practice; Wear your favorite pajamas.  

Mon July 31:  Heat Cards, Monticello Meet: Warm-ups at 4:30pm, 5pm Start
Tues Aug 1:  No Practice-Sleep In!
Wed Aug 2:
  Regular practice (Including Blue Dragons)
Thurs Aug 3:  Regular practice (Including Blue Dragons)
Fri Aug 4:  Regular practice (Including Blue Dragons) Final Practice!
Sat Aug 5:  All County Meet:  6:30am Warm-Ups, 7:30am Start

Team Pictures:  After Four Photo (Brinkley’s) will be taking our big team picture followed by individual and/or family pictures. We will need some strong parents to move picnic tables to the far side (southwest) side of the pool to use as risers for the group picture and then move them back.  Envelopes for ordering will be available.

Swim-A-Thon is scheduled for Thursday July 27 during regular practice time. The Wentzville Sea Dragons Swim-a-thon has been an annual tradition for many years!  We encourage ALL swimmers to participate in lieu of practice!  Each lane will have endurance goals to meet.  There are Spirit Day activities the week of swim-a-thon!  Swim-A-Thon will include few fun twists like music, contests and crazy swim during a portion of event!  

As an independent organization, we have to fund raise to pay for team equipment like lap lanes, stopwatches, audio equipment and much more!  Collecting pledges is completely voluntary and is not necessary to participate in the Swim-A-Thon.  Please find the attached pledge sheet link for additional information.  Click for SwimAThonFlyer/Pledge Sheet

We NEED Parent Volunteers at each lane to help with the event by tallying laps as the kids swim!  Please find the sign-up sheet at practice!   


Friday, July 14, 2017

Concession Needs & Worker Slots Open

Tomorrow is our last home meet (crazy!).  I still have a few concession needs & worker positions.  Let's fill those slots.  Either email aharrisauto@yahoo.com or text 636-262-6012.  I'll update the website as these are filled.  Pool setup tonight at 6pm.  We need drinks to be dropped off this evening to be iced down.

Breakfast Burrito Mix (18 eggs, 1 can rotel, 1 lb sausage, add cheese if desired)
Breakfast Burrito Mix (18 eggs, 1 can rotel, 1 lb sausage, add cheese if desired)
Cauliflower (3-4 Heads Cut Up)
Fritos (1 Large Box of Individual Bags Or 2 large bags of fritos)
Margarine (1 Large Container)
Margarine (1 Large Container)

Bullpen (2nd Half)
Bullpen (2nd Half)
Bullpen (2nd Half)
Bullpen (2nd Half)
Concessions (2nd Half)
Concessions (2nd Half)
Stroke Judge (1st Half)
Flagger 
Flagger
Timer (2nd Half)
Timer (2nd Half)


Go Sea Dragons!!

Monday, July 10, 2017

Rest of the Week's Schedule

Tonight was a HOT Monday night meet! 

Tuesday Morning:  No practice Sleep in!
Wednesday Morning:  All swimmers practice including Blue Deagons.  Last call to sign up for the Saturday Morning meet at home.   Need help with ribbons at practice from practice. 
Thursday Morning:  All swimmers practice including Blue Dragons. 
Friday Morming:  All swimmers practice including Blue Dragons.  Need help with heat cards from parents. 
Friday Night:  Pool setup at 6pm unless swim lessons were canceled. 
Saturday Morning: 6:30am warmups, 7am start.

Sunday, July 9, 2017

O'Fallon Meet Details for July 10th

O'Fallon's Meet Monday July 10th is at 403 Civic Park Drive, 63366

Warm-Ups 5pm, Meet Start 5:30pm

Directions from the league website:  

From I-70:
  • Exit Highway at Highway K&M exit number 217 and go North.
  • Highway M turns into Main St. O’Fallon.
  • Stay on Main St. until you cross the train tracks and make a left on Civic Park Dr.
  • Follow Civic Park Dr. down the hill and on the right will be Alligator’s Creek.
  • There is a viewing deck above the facility.
From Highway 40
  • Exit Highway at Highway K and go North. Keep going on Highway K. for approximately 8 miles (you will go under Highway. 70).
  • Highway M turns into Main St. O’Fallon.
  • Stay on Main St. until you cross the train tracks and make a left on Civic Park Dr.
  • Follow Civic Park Dr. down the hill and on the right will be Alligator’s Creek.
  • There is a viewing deck above the facility

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

All County Swim Meet Signups

All County Meet Signups:  It's hard to believe but it's time to sign up for All County Swim Meet! We have a short window due to the holiday week; All County Book will be separate than the other meet books.  This meet is 100% optional but once you signup you are committed to participate.  Please understand that committing to All County there is no cancellations.  

When:  August 5th Saturday (Morning Session) Warm–ups  6:30 am, Meet Start 7:30 am

Where:  Rec-Plex Pool in St. Peters

This meet is planned out a month in advance with worker slots and once we commit the number of families to the All County Director, the Sea Dragons have to provide that # of workers regardless.    

All the teams from the St. Charles County Swim League come to swim against each other in two separate sessions (Morning/Afternoon). All entries have to be turned into the league on July 8th.  NO ENTRIES CAN BE SUBMITTED AFTER THE 8th!   Worker Assignments are given by the All County Workers for each family. 
  • All County Fees & Race Sign-ups are due $10 per swimmer is due by July 8th. 
  • Checks payable to Wentzville Sea Dragons. 
  • ALL swimmers need to check Yes or No in the book. 
  • Swimmers need to choose 4 individual events and note their shirt size in the book as well.