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Practice Updates 
Wed 10/16Piranha Intrasquad Meet. No practice for P105, P90, Jr, Neptune, Nautilus, Maia. P120 will end at 5:30p.
Wed 10/30No Piranha practice due to Piranha home meet.
Th 10/31P105/P120 - early am only 5:15-7am. No evening workout. House on as scheduled.

Please note that when the Piranhas have a meet scheduled on Saturdays, practices that morning are cancelled for the swimmers who are eligible for the meet unless otherwise stated.  Sometimes we are able to run a Maia and/or House practice.

Next Piranha Suit & Gear Distribution TBA. 

GENERAL TEAM INFO:
Helpful Tutorials on meets, signing up for meets, checking the Piranha Database

2019-20 Piranha Volunteer Policy and Requirements

2019-20 SHORT COURSE SCHEDULES
2019-20 Piranha Short Course Practice Schedule –  
UPDATED 9/4 – New House groups added

TENTATIVE 2019-20 Meet ScheduleUpdated 9/18
TENTATIVE 2019-20 Meet Schedule – printer friendly

Intrasquad Central
For all the scores and highlights from this season’s Blue v Yellow Intrasquad Series.

BLUE AND YELLOW TEAM ROSTERS

 

2019-20 SC MEET ENTRIES AND GOOGLE DOC SIGN-UPS:
Date —————Meet—————Eligible————————Deadline——Sign-up Sheet
PLEASE NOTE MORE DETAILS CAN BE FOUND ON THE GOOGLE DOC SIGN-UPS
Oct 16 – Piranha Blue v Yellow Meet – All 13/Under House and Piranhas – sign-up by 10/14GOOGLE DOC
Oct 27 – SMST 10/Under Meet – All 10/Under Piranhas – sign-up by 10/11GOOGLE DOC
Oct 27 – SMST 11/Over Pentathlon – All 11/Over Piranhas – sign-up by 10/11GOOGLE DOC
Oct 30 – Piranha 9-12 yr old 200 Free Meet – All 9-12 yr old Piranhas – sign-up by 10/21GOOGLE DOC
Oct 30 – Piranha 13/Over 1650 Free Meet – All 13/Over P120/P105’s will be signed up automatically-GOOGLE DOC
Nov 9 – BGNW 8/Under Meet – All  8/Unders Piranhas – sign-up by 10/18 – GOOGLE DOC
Nov 20 – Piranha 12/Under Meet – All 12/Under Piranhas – sign-up by 11/11GOOGLE DOC
Nov 20 – Piranha 13/Over 1000 Free Meet – All 13/Over Piranhas – sign-up by 11/11GOOGLE DOC
   

Nov 22- Wilton Thanksgiving 13/o 400 IM & 50 free- All 13/over Piranhas- sign up by 11/11GOOGLE DOC

Nov 23-24 – Wilton Thanksgiving Meet – All 9/Over Piranhas – sign-up by 11/1GOOGLE DOC
Dec 7-8 – RYWC Winter Carnival – All 9/Over Piranhas – sign-up by 11/15GOOGLE DOC
Dec 21 – RYWC 10/Under Santa Cluas Classic – All 10/Under Piranhas – sign-up by 12/2GOOGLE DOC
Jan 8 – Piranha Blue v Yellow Meet – All 13/Under House and Piranhas – sign-up by 1/6 – GOOGLE DOC
Jan 17-18 – 13/Over YMCA State Meet – All 13/Over Piranhas – sign-up by 1/2 – GOOGLE DOC
Jan 17-18 – 12/Under GRYM Meet – All 12/Under Piranhas – sign-up by 1/2– GOOGLE DOC
Jan 25 – 9-12 yr old Y State Meet – All 9-12 yr old Piranhas –
sign-up by 1/10 – GOOGLE DOC
Jan
Feb 2 – 8/Under YMCA State Meet – All 8/Under Piranhas – sign-up by 1/20 – GOOGLE DOC
Feb 8-9 – Bulldog Meet – All 9/Over Piranhas – sign-up by 1/20 – GOOGLE DOC
Feb 12 – Piranha Blue v Yellow Meet – All 13/Under House and Piranhas – sign-up 2/10 – GOOGLE DOC
Feb 28-Mar 1 – CT Regional Championships – Please see sign-up for eligibility details– TBA – GOOGLE DOC
Mar 20 – RYWC 8/Under All-Star Meet – All 8/Under Piranhas –
sign-up by 3/2 – GOOGLE DOC
Mar 20-22 – RYWC YMCA All-Star Meet – All 9/Over Piranhas – sign-up by 3/2 – GOOGLE DOC

GENERAL MEET INFO:
Information about the entry process, scratches the day of a meet, arriving late, etc.

Blue v Yellow Intrasquad Meet, 10/16 @ Darien YMCA
Swimmers should arrive at least 5 minutes before warm-up begins.  all swimmer need to wear their Team gear.  A distribution is taking place 4:30-5:30p that day. 
Rosters
Warm-up, 5:30p, Start 6:00p, Volunteer sign-up: GOOGLE DOC
Pizza party afterwards in the Community Room

USA OFFICIAL’S CLASSES:
USA Official’s certification clinics

MISC:
SPIRIT WEAR  if you need replacement Piranha gear please contact MARY to arrange.  See team gear page for requirement details.  Please provide a size for the item, if known.

Coach’s Corner:
A weekly article from the brain of Head Coach Henk Jansen.

Y MEMBERSHIP OFFER FOR Piranha Parents Membership Offer 2019

PIRANHA TEAM DIRECTORY is available via email from Mary McCarthy in the Piranha office.  Please contact Mary for a directory.  2019-20 is available now.

Darien YMCA Phone App
For those of you who may not know, the Darien YMCA has its own Phone App.  This App is good for YMCA related schedules, closures and class changes, and you can even upload you membership card!  Please be advised that Piranha Swim Team related changes will  NOT be posted to the App.

Signs and symptoms of concussions for athletes and parents/guardians . 
Concussion information for all coaches, swimmers and parents.

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