YBD needs your help Posted: 8/11/17 3:24PM
Over the last few years we have seen a great deal of success in the program and I am very proud of all the work our families have done. This notice is to solicit help from parents on a short term basis. We have needs for the following:
Meet Coordinator - we have a home meet Sept 16th and need assistance with coordination of the event. We have multiple...
more Bronze and Silver Practice Canceled 8-8-2017 Posted: 8/8/17 9:28AM
See everyone Wednesday
more Practice Schedule Week of 8-21-2017 Posted: 8/6/17 11:07AM
Monday - Happy Eclipse - No practice please be safe
Platinum and Gold Groups - 3:30 -5:00 Tuesday to Thursday.
Bronze and Silver Groups - 4:50 - 6:00 Tuesday to Thursday
Please also see the note of needs for Parent Volunteers, please reply to coach Johnnie for more information.
We still need the following:
Swim A Thon Coordinator
more Congrats on a great season Posted: 7/23/17 3:02PM
We have just concluded a successful long course season with the Southeastern Championsips and will be off for the next 2 weeks. This is a great time to get away from the pool before school starts and recharge before short course season. If you need coach Johnnie or Waverly during this time please email us. When we return we will be happy to start yearly evaluations.
more Southeastern Information Posted: 7/20/17 2:01PM
All the meet information is posted on the HSA Website at the following link including heat sheets
13 and Over - Open Warm ups in the new pool - Warm Ups begin at 7:!5
12 and Under - Warm Ups are in the Legacy Pool
Friday and Sunday - Please be ready for Warm Up...
more Practice on Wednesday 7-12 in Afternoon is Canceled. Posted: 7/12/17 5:55AM
See everyone on Thursday.
more Sunny King Golf Tournemenf July 7,8,9 - Information Posted: 6/29/17 6:49AM
Thank you for everyone who signed up for Sunny King.
There will be two shifts each day
6:30 to 10:00
10:00 to 2:30
Please arrive at Anniston Country Club to work your shift and please stay until your relief comes in to work. We will be selling mulligans and sandies for the tournament. Meet at the ACC Proshop and we will have a tent set up with our...
more Practice Schedule and Notes for Week of 7-17-2017 Posted: 8/1/16 6:59AM
Practice Schedule - Week of 7-17-2017
Major Practice Schedule Changes this week. Please review and if there are questions please contact the coaches.
Southeastern Championship Qualifiers -
Practice will be Monday And Wednesday AM - 6-7:30, Tuesday Afternoon 3:30 to 5:00
All Other Groups
Monday to Wednesday - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
more Richard Quick Meet Information Posted: 6/21/17 5:10PM
Warm ups will begin at 7 am each morning for prelims and we will start at 8:30 AM . Sessions will be run as quickly as possible. Warm ups for the afternoon may have to be adjusted to make sure we can start the finals session on time. Friday afternoon warm ups will not begin before 2:15... more Thursday Swim PractIce 5-24-2017 Both groups combined Posted: 5/24/17 5:43PM
more Dynamo Meet Info - please read warm up time change Posted: 5/16/17 7:15AM
1) We are changing the start times by 30 mins. Saturday and Sunday AM Session (13&O) warmups will begin at and the meet , 7:30am at . 8:30am
Saturday PM Session (12&Un) warmups will begin
at , and the meet 2:00pm at . 3:00pm
2) All events will be Positive... more Jimmy Flowers Meet Information Posted: 3/29/17 9:49AM
Warm Ups have been moved back to 9AM with a meet start at 10 AM. Please be on deck ready for dynamic warm up at 855 AM. This is for both days. Warm ups are open format so it's important for everyone to be on time
The heat sheets can be printed at the following link:
more Car Wash Saturday - please promote and share via Social medi Posted: 4/7/17 8:53AM
more Power Up Friday - Ultimate Frisbee Day Posted: 3/23/17 8:27PM
Power Up Friday - Ultimate Frisbee Day
We will we playing Ultimate Frisbee for power Friday 4:30 to 5:30. Please be ready to run
Barber Dairy Field in Oxford.
721-, 885 Airport Rd, Oxford, AL 36203
See you there.
more YMCA Regional Championship Information Posted: 3/10/17 9:00AM
Meet Location : The East Family Branch YMCA 3407 Pelzer Ave. Montgomery, AL 36109
There is limited seating on deck at this facility and but there will be availability in the gym. We will sit together as a team.
Saturday and Sunday - On deck ready for Warm Ups at 8:30 AM
Heat Sheets will be available at the following location:
more Important Fundraising Events Upcoming Posted: 3/8/17 11:47AM
We have added the following to the team event calendar. Please RSVP on the site for these events and everyone is expected to participate in these fundraiser efforts:
Thursday 3/23/2017 - Swim Team Fun Day -
This is an opportunity to bring your friends to a free practice to try the team out with your kids. We will do a lot of teaching and have fun...
more Thursday 3/7/2017 YMCA Fundraiser at Peerless Posted: 3/7/17 11:35AM
10% of the receipts go to the YMCA
more Practice Canceled today 3/1 due to Weather Posted: 3/1/17 2:38PM
We will be back Thursday
more ARENA Carbon Air Tech Suit Sale Posted: 2/27/17 8:04AM ... more Central Sectional Meet Information Posted: 2/2/17 9:17AM
Please see the below attachments for the Meet this weekend at the Birmingham Crossplex. As a reminder there is a $5 fee for parking each day. Heat sheets will not be for sale at the meet so please print them ahead of time.
Warm Ups for both Saturday and Sunday
10 and Under - Please be at the pool ready for warm ups at 7:30 AM.
11 and Up - Please be at the pool...
more Documents: 2017 Region 3 Championship Warmups region 3 session report saturday am meet program saturday pm meet program sunday am meet program sunday pm meet program Welcome to the 2017 SE Region 3 Championship meet We are having Practice today Thursday 1-12-2017 Posted: 1/10/17 9:56PM
Pool Heater Fixed
more Central Sectional Championship Meet Feb 4th and 5th Posted: 1/9/17 4:24PM
Entries for the Central Sectional meet in Birmingham are due on Jan 23rd.
Event Fees are as follows : $6 per event / $15 event surcharge
Any events that you have qualified for SES championships you are not eligible to swim. This is the last chance qualifier for Southeasterns in February.
Please let me know ASAP if you... more Ralph Crocker Meet Information Posted: 1/10/17 4:50PM
Meet information including Heat Sheets can be found at the following link:
Ralph Crocker Invitational in Auburn Jan 13-15 UPDATED. Please note the change to 12 and Under sessions
Friday : Warm Ups at 3:45 PM - Meet Start @...
more Practice Canceled Sat Jan 7th - inclement Weather Posted: 1/6/17 8:24PM
See everyone Monday. Stay Warm Stay Safe
more YMCA Annual Campaign Fundraiser Gift Wrapping @ Martins Posted: 12/16/16 4:06PM
Tomorrow Sat Dec 17 from 10 AM to 3 PM at Martins in Oxford there will be gift wrapping for donations to the YMCA Annual Campaign which supports our Program. If you have gifts that need wrapped please use this service and if anyone would wish to volunteer you are welcome to help.
more A Big Thank You to everyone for a great event last night Posted: 12/16/16 9:40AM
I can not say enough about all the work that went in to last night. Special thanks to Mary Martin for organizing the event and Ann Angell for arranging the visit by Elizabeth Marks. We were blessed to have her at our event ..... She is truly inspirational
the link below is to the Anniston Star article :
more Team Christmas Gathering Posted: 12/7/16 6:51PM
Update #2 : We are having a schedule change and we need everyone to be in the dining room tomorrow night at 545 PM. We have something very special planned and everyone being on time is crucial. We will not be having Dryland tomorrow and will be out of the water at 5:05. Update: Several have inquired about bringing something to share for the Christmas gathering... more Anniston Christmas Parade Schedule Posted: 12/1/16 11:54PM
Updated timeline for the Anniston Christmas Parade float decoration and parade day.
Friday, December 2, 3:30 until dark (around 5:00) - float decoration at the Y.
Saturday, December 3, 10:00 - Meet at the Y to walk to the Anniston Meeting Center. Noble St. will be blocked from around 16th St. to Hwy. 202, so it will probably be best... more Please welcome Coach Waverly Polak to our team Posted: 11/27/16 12:19PM
I am pleased to announce that Waverly Polak has joined the Y Blue Dolphins as assistant coach. She is a recent graduate from Mississippi College where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology. Waverly is originally from Anniston, Alabama and was a member of the Y Blue Dolphins swim team from 2002 to 2007. There she performed in YMCA... more Special ARENA Tech Suit Sale From Swim and Tri Posted: 11/21/16 5:14PM
We found out this weekend that Swim and Tri will be having a special Tech suit sale on 11/25 and 11/28. As we are a team sales member they are opening this sale up to us early. The are offering 40% off Arena Carbon Air and Carbon Ultra Suits which are high end suits. Please remember that we are an Arena Platinum partner and all swimmers should be wearing Arena technical suits...
more Dec 3rd 2016 - Anniston Christmas Parade Posted: 11/18/16 8:23PM Coach Johnnie sent out an email already to give everyone a heads-up on the opportunity for the team to participate in the Anniston Christmas Parade on Dec 3rd at 11 AM. The kids had a lot of fun last year and we're looking forward to it again. We have some of the decorations from last year's float - 14 dolphin cut-outs, blue material for skirting the trailer, white... more County HIgh School Invitational Posted: 11/10/16 2:33PM
I am sending this note as a reminder for sign ups to assist with the County School Meet on Monday Nov 14th.
Specific Needs for the meet:
1 Person to Assist with meet concessions.
1 Runner to take results from the deck to the meet manager
5 people to assist with Meet Set Up. This will take an hour at most to complete and we very much need...
more County HIgh School Invitational Posted: 11/8/16 10:27AM
As a reminder, please sign up to volunteer for the County High School Invitational.
I would encourage all our swimmers to come support their teammates at this meet. We would like to have a full house for this meet.
Volunteer Link: http://YmcaBlueDolphins.swim-team.us more BSL Cranberry Classic - Meet Information Posted: 11/3/16 10:16AM
The heat sheets have been posted on the BSL website at the following link:
Meet Notes: Friday Session - Warm Ups will begin at 4:00 PM with Meet Start at 5:00 PM. 500 Swimmers need to be discussing lap counting this week so they know who their counter is. The 500s will be deck seeded based... more BSL Cranberry Classic Posted: 10/20/16 3:41PM
FINAL REMINDER -
Meet Fees must be paid for the meet by the end of the day Friday or you will not be entered in the meet. If you have any issues with making this date please contact me ASAP.
more BSL Cranberry Classic - Birmingham Nov 4,5,6 Posted: 10/14/16 10:16AM
The entry deadline is upcoming for the BSL Cranberry Classic.... Please declare your intent to swim or not as soon as possible by RSVP on the website. Meet Fee payment is due on October 21st at member care. This is the last opportunity to qualify for AHSAA High School Sectionals.You must be USA Swimming registered to swim in this meet. Friday November... more Hoover YMCA Meet - October 15th Posted: 10/13/16 10:00AM
We will be in the third warm up session for this meet.
Please be on deck ready for dynamic warm up at 7:45 AM.
This meet was swam outdoors so please dress accordingly for the weather.The current forecast is for 65 in the morning and 86 during the day.
The location of the meet is: Hoover YMCA
2250... more Documents: 2016 sby stingrays splash meet heat sheet Hoover YMCA Meet - October 15th Posted: 10/5/16 11:46AM
Reminder.... Meet Fees are due Friday....$20 payable to member care. Please RSVP to declare your intent to swim this meet in Hoover on October 15th.
RSVP Link: http://YmcaBlueDolphins.swim-team.us more War Eagle Invitational News and Notes Posted: 10/4/16 8:35AM
There have been some changes to the meet format for the Auburn meet this weekend:
1. Friday night we will be running one pool for competition. Warm Ups Friday will begin at 4:00 PM, the meet will begin at 5:10 PMI would suggest being parked at 3:30 PM. Friday can be a challenge parking at the facility as school is still in. 2. Saturday and... more Hoover YMCA Meet - October 15th Posted: 9/27/16 8:20AM
The Hoover YMCA has invited us to participate in a 1 day closed YMCA meet at their facility on October 15th. This meet is open to all swimmers and will be a $20 flat fee event. You do not have to be registered with USA Swimming to compete at this event and it will be a small event. I will have the meet information this week and the payment deadline is October 6th, I can not...
more BSL Meet Information Posted: 9/22/16 7:58AM
The following link will take you too all the meet information for this weekend's BSL meet at the Birmingham Crossplex:
Heat sheets for the meet can be found here. You can print them off for the meet.
The address for the pool is the following:
Birmingham CrossPlex (www.birminghamcrossplex.com)
2337... more Margaret Wakefield Invtiational the weekend Posted: 9/8/16 1:37PM
Friday Set Up
Set Up begins @ 6:00 PM. Thank you to everyone who has offered to help out with this.
It should not take more than 1.5 hrs to set up.
Saturday Meet Day
Meet Times -
Warm Ups begin at 7 AM - We have 45 min for Warm Ups. Please be on time for warm ups
Meet Starts @ 9:00 AM We expect the meet to... more Fall Kick Off Parents Meeting Posted: 8/10/16 8:19AM
Please plan to attend a Parents meeting @ 5:30 PM on Tuesday August 16th. We will meet in the dining room at the YMCA. As we have been in transition this I need
all parents to attend as we have multiple items to cover. We have a lot of new familes joining us and this will be a great time to network with them as well. I will keep this to 45 minutes. Topics to be Discussed... more T shirt Re-Orders Posted: 8/5/16 1:26PM
We will be making another T shirt order due to demand but we need to make one order to keep the cost down.
Southeastern Championship T Shirts are $10 and available to families who attended that meet
Team Tank Tops are available for $16 to anyone who would like them. Please bring me a check for the amount made out to the YMCA and and... more Documents: T Shirt Order Form2016 2016/2017 USA Swimming Registrations Posted: 8/3/16 7:53AM
It is time again to complete the annual registrations for USA swimming. The LSC has requested we get our registrations in earlier this year and the fees are $66 and good through December of 2017.
Please pay your USA swimming fees at the member care desk and return the form to the coaching staff. We will send them together in one transmission. Do not send the form or money...
more Documents: 2017 Application - Y-R Athlete (1)