Swim Team Schedule
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Welcome to all our new and returning Swimmers and Families to the 2022 Blue Wave summer swim season at Rivercrest!!

 For the 2022 season Head Coach Jeff Donovin and Assistant Coach Emma Broggi will be returning to lead the Blue Wave. Additionally, we will be adding former Blue Wave swimmer, and reigning 15-18 yr.-old 50 free record holder Ryan Erdman, to the coaching staff! Jeff, Emma, and Ryan are looking to lead the team to another NJSDC C-League Championship to go along with the trophy we brought home in 2021.

 New and returning swimmers should send in your registration form ASAP. Even if you pay your membership and team fees on the website, please fill out a paper swim registration form and mail it or drop it in my mailbox. The sooner we have all the registrations the sooner we can plan for the upcoming season.

 Some important upcoming dates and information to keep in mind:

 

 ~Swimsuit try-on day with Ultimate Swim Shop will be scheduled in late May/early June. Look for an announcement later this month via email, the RCC website, and the RCC Facebook page. This is a swimsuit year so everyone will need to purchase a new team suit. Once we have selected the suit, we will publish the brand/style/color. As always, you are free to purchase the suit from whomever you prefer, however we highly encourage you to support our local supplier Ultimate Swim Shop with your purchase. They also have a full selection of goggles and anything else you may want or need for the season.

~Parent meeting will immediately follow the swimsuit try-on when scheduled. All new and returning parents are requested to attend.

~Picture day will be scheduled as soon as we have the meet schedule from the league. As always, we will try to schedule pictures on the same Saturday morning as a home meet if possible.

~The Parent Work Schedule will be posted shortly after the parent meeting. Again, what we can do regarding selling concessions, having fans at meets, etc. will be determined by the league and State guidance.  After the schedule is made if you need to make a change, please reach out to the other parents to make a switch. We will try and accommodate your work preference requests, but please keep in mind that given the number of swimmers and parents, or lack thereof, this may not always be possible.

Also note that most families will be assigned for timing or as head timer at least once. This is an area where we need the most coverage.

~Officials are always needed and welcome. This is a job that does require training, but you will have a front row seat to all the action! As soon as the league schedules training classes I will forward that information. If you are interested, please contact me as soon as possible. All current NJSDC officials that renewed their training last summer are good for this summer since your certification is valid for 2-years. Anyone with a current valid Y officials’ certification is exempt provided you send me a copy of your Y cert.

And finally, the 2022 summer season will be my final season as parent rep. I will be looking to “pass the torch” to another swim parent or parents for the 2023 season. If you would like to learn more about this highly rewarding volunteer position at Rivercrest please see me ASAP.

Looking forward to a great season!

If you any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me.

 

Thank you,

 Mark Okamoto

Parent Rep

Parent Work Schedule