We are all very excited about the team (SFL team sheet FINAL) we have been able to put together for the first round (of two) for the SFL on Saturday 2 July. Thanks to all the swimmers who have committed to coming, and to all the parents and other club members who are going to bring the swimmers and/or come to cheer the team on – we’d love to see and hear you! Here are the arrangements:
Hosts: Mildenhall at Newmarket Leisure Centre
Meet poolside at: 5.30pm for dryside warmup; Pool warm up: 6pm; START: 6.30pm
LANE 1: MILDENHALL
LANE 2: MARCH
LANE 3: THETFORD
LANE 4: FIRST STROKES
LANE 5: BOTTISHAM
Note that as we’re in Lane 5 we’re going to need to swim technically fabulously as we’re right next to the refs and stroke judges – but we’re also right next to the crowd so we get the most benefit from loud parents and supporters!
Please will all team members wear club kit if possible. Make sure you bring t-shirt and shorts to wear poolside if you don’t yet have club kit. If you’re down to swim and you find you can’t make it, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to let Karl know as soon as possible, or text Suzy (07941 893383) on the day.
Finally, any parents who are qualified officials and are happy to officiate at the meet please let me know. We only need to take one judge and one timekeeper but I have no doubt all help will be gratefully received. For those timekeepers who have been trained but not yet signed off and would be happy to take this opportunity to get qualified, please wear white clothes and bring a stopwatch and clipboard if you can (the club has both if you need to borrow).
For info, the second round of the SFL will be on Saturday 17 September. How well we swim in this round determines where we will swim in the next round, and against whom.