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Team registration is open!

Registration for the Sundance Pool is open. You have to join the pool before you join the swim team. This is completed online at http://www.mpmrecreation.com

Then, click below to register for the Sundance Hills Swim Team to register your swimmers and pick volunteer shifts.

https://sailfish.swimtopia.com/private/582qlds

Please contact Colleen Madden about open volunteer shifts at colleenqmadden@gmail.com.  

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2017 Swim Team Registration

Swim team registration is open at  https://sailfish.swimtopia.com/private/582qlds

The registration process entails choosing your volunteer shifts on a first come, first serve basis.  Once you start registration, complete the entire registration.  You must complete the process and pay within 15 minutes, or you will timeout and lose the volunteer shifts that you had chosen. 

A complete list of merchandise can be found on our swim team merchandise site at :http://www.theswimteamstore.com/lgsteams/productcart/pc/viewCategories.asp?idCategory=3191&idAffiliate=817  We do not have a new suit this year (last year was a 2-year suit), but if your swimmer needs a suit  please contact Lisa Mauvais at lmauvais@yahoo.com or 303-912-9454

Please contact Natalie Messersmith with any other questions about the swim team or registration at njvona@gmail.com with any questions.

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2017 Sundance Swim Team Information Sheet

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Practice Times (2017)

**Morning practice times are:

7-8 swimmers 7:45 - 8:30am

9-10 swimmers 8:30 - 9:30am

6 & Under swimmers 9:30-10:15am

11-12 swimmers 9:30-10:30am

Mudskippers 10:15 - 10:45am and 10:45-11:15am- ****see information below for practice information for week of 5/30

13-18 swimmers 10:30 - 11:30am

Weather Policy: if temperature is below 50, practice will be canceled. If there is lightning in the area, we wait 30 minutes from the last observed strike before resuming practice. If practice is canceled, you will receive email notification. Always use your best judgement about the weather.

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Mudskipper Families

Hello Mudskipper Families!

Mudskippers are the youngest group of swimmers on the team, but also the most important.  The Mudskipper program is an opportunity for kids who are not ready for swim competition to develop their swimming skills, and participate in the fun of the neighborhood swim team. The goal of the program is to prepare kids to move up to the competition team by the following season or within the season, if ready. The Mudskipper program also allows us to fuel the future of the Sundance Sailfish team by introducing kids to the sport of swimming in an age-appropriate and comfortable environment.

In order to participate in the Mudskipper program, your child must be potty trained. Additionally, they must have a history of swimming lessons and/or be between the ages of 4 and 6. 

Our first practice will be on Tuesday May 30, and we would please ask ALL Mudskippers to come from 10:15-10:45 a.m. for the whole first week. This first week at practice, you can expect a lot of fun getting to know each other games in and out of the water. We will be evaluating each kiddo one on one with a coach. This process will likely take all 4 practices. From those evaluations, we will place each kiddo in a group perfect for them to learn to love swimming this summer. Please stay tuned next weekend for practice times for the remainder of the season via email. Thank you for allowing us to work with your kids, and we welcome all your feedback!

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Big and Little Buddies!!!

The Big Fish, Little Fish program is designed to build relationships,camaraderie, and team spirit between the age groups. Being a good Big/ Little Fish is part of being a good teammate.

The Big Fish, Little Fish program is not about elaborate gifts - it is about being a supportive teammate! Both swimmers are encouraged to cheer each other on at practices and meets, but the Big Fish should take the lead and be a mentor, cheerleader, and role model of what makes a good teammate. If you don’t think you can fulfill these expectations, please don’t sign-up to participate in the program.

1. CREATE- Write your Buddy a note, draw a picture, or make a friendship bracelet! Use your talents to inspire your Buddy to swim fast and psych them up for a great meet!

2. CHEER - Watch your Big/Little Fish swim at meets! Be the loudest and most supportive teammate on the pool deck!

3. CONGRATULATE- After your Big/Little Fish race, be there to tell them how great they swam! Know their goals and if they achieved one of them.

****On Friday’s, we will have activities on Fridays at practices for Big/Little Fish’s to make signs and crafts for their Big/Little Fish.

****At meets, we will have spirit activities at the team tents to encourage team and Big/Little Fish camaraderie/spirit.

****Some Fish may be in a School (Big Fish may have a couple little Fish; or a couple Big Fish and a Couple Little Fish will be together). This depends on how many Fish we have in all.

TO BE a BIG FISH:

  • Be 9 or older
  • You must commit to cheering on your Little Fish.
  • Attend the Team lunch on June 2, and Swimming Under the Stars on Tuesday, June 12th
  • If possible, let your Little Fish know when you are going to miss a meet or any social event.
  • If for any reason you are no longer able to participate, please let Natalie Messersmith at 720-971-9774 or njvona@gmail.com.

To BE a Little FISH:

  • Age 8 and under
  • Just let us know if your child wants to participate!
  • If possible, let your Big Fish know when you are going to miss a meet or any social event.

Please complete the following form for each swimmer that would like to participate in the Big Fish/ Little Fish Program https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeQHDsuecqqX49VM3MB_2Yg-MPKY4DJ3GnngWUJtYUU3v5yeQ/viewform

Please let us know by May 12th.

Buddies will be posted by May 22 at the pool and on the website on Buddies.

After you sign-up, you will be assigned a Big/ Little Fish who is counting on you. If for any reason you are no longer able to participate, please let Natalie Messersmith know at njvona@gmail.com.

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Big Kid Nights!!

If you are 13 or older and/or have finished 7th grade, you are a BIG kid on the Sundance swim team. Look for fun BIG KID activities the first four Wednesdays of June. They start at 8pm and we meet at the pool. Stay tuned for more information!

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Our Amazing Coaches!!!

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