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TOPS WEEKLY ANNOUNCMENTS- 1/7/19

QUOTE OF THE WEEK: “Every mistake you make is progress.” Anonymous

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Brady!!

WHAT’S ON DECK WITH TOPS?
*Congratulations on the dual meet victories! We are thankful for all the swimmers/divers, who participated in the meets, thankful for the emails sharing absences, and thankful for our parents who stepped forward to help at the dual meets; many of whom worked beyond their required hours.

*Both meets were run beautifully, and all that was due to parent volunteers. Thank you.

LAST DUAL MEET- JANUARY 12TH vs. COUNCIL ROCK
We will need volunteers, again, this week. It takes a village, and we all must be on the same page. We are in the home stretch….almost there.
With that said….

GIRLS’ DUAL MEET

DIVE MEET: Coach Kristine will notify divers of time and location.

SWIMMING
The girls will be hosting Council Rock at Pottstown Athletic Center. Due to limited deck space, we will have the older swimmers (14’s and Opens) in the locker room. The younger swimmers will be on deck (8’s, 10’s, 12’s). Swimmers, we must remember that we are guests at ALL facilities, and we are to be good stewards of those facilities.

Arrive: 11:45 a.m.
Warm-up: 12:00 p.m.
Start: 12:45 p.m.
*Lauren Keifer sent out the bake table sign up. Please support the bake table, for this is a fundraising effort for TOPS.

*We will be recognizing our graduating TOPS swimmers: Lilia Crew, Ella Greenholt, Grace McKee, Anna Pealock, Noelle Sprenkle, and Jennifer Zajac. For these swimmers, please email Coach Catherine, via topsswimming@gmail.com with the following information:

Swimmer name, years competing in competitive swimming, years swimming for TOPS, high school, plans for 2019-2020 (schools applied, will be attending, other plans), potential area of study, and words of wisdom you would like to impart to younger swimmers.

BOYS’ DUAL MEET
LOCATION:
Council Rock High School North
62 Swamp Road
Newtown, PA 18940

*DIVING**- 1/12/19 – @ Council Rock*
Arrival: 11:00 a.m.
Warm-up: 11.10 a.m.
Start: 11:40 a.m.

SWIMMING @ Council Rock
Arrival: 1:15 p.m.
Warm-up: 1:30 p.m.
Start: 2:00 p.m.

*We have asked Council Rock if we can recognize our graduating TOPS swimmers (Aaron Keifer, Michael McNeill, and Kyle Silbert) since we do not have an opportunity to host. Assuming Council Rock says that will be OK, please email Coach Catherine, via topsswimming@gmail.com with the following information:

Swimmer name, years competing in competitive swimmers, years swimming for TOPS, high school, plans for 2019-2020 (schools applied, will be attending, other plans), potential area of study, and words of wisdom you would like to impart to younger swimmers.

*AS WITH ALL OUR DUAL MEETS, PLEASE EMAIL via topsswimming@gmail.com a swimmer absence by Tuesday evening (1/8/19). Please adhere to this timely request. *

*Coaches, wearing multiple hats, begin the line up early in order to get the information to Coach Bill, so that he can get everything ready, for BOTH meets.

*It is a bit challenging for the coaches who have everything set, then get an email, on Thursday, stating that the swimmer will not attend.

Thank you, all, in advance.

SAL INVITE- UPPER MERION LAST CHANCE MEET
Today is the last day to commit to this invited SAL invite. Please commit if you are choosing to attend. For our USA swimmers; this meet is the same as the Marauder Distance Meet. This was shared earlier.

PRACTICE FOR THE WEEK
(Unless specified, please train at your assigned training location)

MONDAY
POTTSTOWN ATHLETIC CENTER
TOPS 1,2 – 6:30 – 7:30 P.M.
TOPS 3- 7:30 – 8:50 P.M.
*We need to be out of the Pottstown Athletic center by 9:00 p.m. Please be at Pottstown to pick up your swimmer by 8:50 p.m. Thank you!
PERKIOMEN SCHOOL
TOPS Pre,1,2 – 6:00 – 7:00 P.M.
TOPS 3- 6:00-7:30 P.M.
+ALL TOPS 4,5,6+ – 7:00 – 9:00 P.M.

TUESDAY
POTTSTOWN ATHLETIC CENTER
Morning Practice- 5:45 – 6:45 a.m. (HS Swimmers, only)
TOPS 1,2 – 7:00 – 8:00 P.M.
TOPS 3- 7:30 – 8:50 P.M.
*We need to be out of the Pottstown Athletic center by 9:00 p.m. Please be at Pottstown to pick up your swimmer by 8:50 p.m. Thank you!
PERKIOMEN SCHOOL
+*+ALL* TOPS 4,5,6+- 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
TOPS 3+ – 7:30 – 9:00 P.M.
TOPS 2- 8:00 – 9:00 P.M.

WEDNESDAY
POTTSTOWN ATHLETIC CENTER
TOPS 4,5,6 – 6:30– 8:30 P.M.
TOPS 3 – 7:00 – 8:30 P.M.
*We need to be out of the Pottstown Athletic center by 9:00 p.m. Please be at Pottstown to pick up your swimmer by 8:45 p.m. Thank you!
PERKIOMEN SCHOOL
TOPS Pre,1,2 – 6:00 – 7:00 P.M.
TOPS 3 – 6:30 – 8:00 P.M.
TOPS 4,5,6 – 7:00 – 9:00 P.M.

THURSDAY
POTTSTOWN ATHLETIC CENTER
Morning- 5:45 – 6:45 A.M. (HS Swimmers, only)
TOPS 1,2 – 7:00– 8:00 P.M.
TOPS 3 – 7:30 – 8:50 P.M.
*We need to be out of the Pottstown Athletic center by 9:00 p.m. Please be at Pottstown to pick up your child by 8:50 p.m. Thank you!
PEKIOMEN SCHOOL
ALL TOPS 4,5,6 – 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.
TOPS 3 – 7:30 – 9:00 P.M.
TOPS 2 – 8:00 – 9:00 P.M.

FRIDAY
POTTSTOWN ATHLETIC CENTER
TOPS 1,2 – 6;30 – 7:30 P.,M.
TOPS 3,4,5,6 – 7:30 – 8:50 P.M.
*Please pick up your swimmer by 8:50, for we need to be out of the facility by 9:00 p.m.
PERKIOMEN SCHOOL
*No Practice

SATURDAY
DUAL MEETS

SUNDAY
NO PRACTICE

USA SWIMMING

Congratulations to Mason Green* who earned a top 10 scoring position for the 13/14 age group at the Jersey Storm meet.

*For those who will be attending the Marauder meet, information will be emailed.

*The Middle Atlantic Season ending meet information is posted on the website. The entry files are not yet available from Middle Atlantic. When they are, we will make you aware, and they will be available for entry.

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TOPS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS- 12/31/18

THE LAST WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENT OF 2018!!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Ella, Casey, Michael, Matteo, Zachary, and Nicholas.

WHAT’S ON DECK WITH TOPS?

Some of our TOPS Senior swimmers have made their decision for next year.

-Congratulations to Michael McNeill, for he will be attending St. Joseph’s University in the fall of 2019.
-Congratulations to Noelle Sprenkle who will be attending and swimming for St. Peter’s University.

TOPS FUNDRAISER
You received an email about the Sporting Clay Fundraiser. Please begin the process of supporting this effort. it is very unique and will be a lot of fun!

SUBURBAN AQUATIC LEAGUE SCHOLARSHIP FOR OUR TOPS SWIMMERS WHO ARE GRADUATING
Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled as a high school senior and planning on attending post-secondary school within one year following the award. Applicants must be a current season registered SAL swimmer or diver with a contribution of at least three years of swimming or diving for SAL during their four years of high school.

http://www.suburbanaquatic.org/Suburban%20Aquatic%20League%20Senior%20Scholarship%20Award%20for%20website.pdf

PRACTICE FOR THIS WEEK
*MOUNT EVEREST PRACTICE, tomorrow morning! Good luck to our swimmers who have accepted the challenge.

*NO PRACTICE MONDAY EVENING, TUESDAY MORNING, AND TUESDAY EVENING DUE TO NEW YEAR’S.

*We do not have clearance to return to the Hill School for swim practice. Therefore, see the practice schedule, below.

Diving practice will be held at Hill School on Monday and Thursday evening, and Sunday afternoon (3-4 p.m.)

WEDNESDAY
Pottstown
TOPS 4,5,6 – 6:30 – 8:30 P.M.
TOPS 3 – 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
*Please pick up your swimmer by 8:45 p.m.
Perkiomen School
TOPS Pre,1,2 – 6:00 – 7:00 P.M.
TOPS 3 – 6:30 – 8:00 P.M.
TOPS 4,5,6 – 7:00 – 9:00 P.M.

THURSDAY
Morning Practice at Pottstown – 5:45-6:45 a.m. – HS swimmers
*Pottstown

TOPS 1,2 – 7:00 – 8:00 P.M.
TOPS 3 – 7:30 – 8:50 p.m.
*Please pick up your swimmer by 8:50, for we need to be out of the facility by 9:00 p.m.
Perkiomen School
ALL TOPS 4,5,6 – 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.
TOPS 3 – 7:30 – 9:00 P.M.
TOPS 2 – 8:00 – 9:00 P.M.

FRIDAY
Pottstown
TOPS 1,2 – 6;30 – 7:30 P.,M.
TOPS 3,4,5,6 – 7:30 – 8:50 P.M.
*Please pick up your swimmer by 8:50, for we need to be out of the facility by 9:00 p.m.
Perkiomen School
*No Practice
*TOPS DIVE MEET- INFORMATION WILL BE FORTHCOMING

SATURDAY DUAL MEETS

GIRLS’ MEET vs. UPPER MERION
Pottstown Athletic Center
Arrive: 11:45 a.m.
Warm-up: 12:00 p.m.
Start: 12:45 p.m.

BOYS’ DUAL MEET vs. WCAC
Wissahickon High School Natatorium
521 Houston Road
Ambler, PA

Arrival time — 9:45 a.m.
Warm up — 10:00 a.m.
Meet start — 10:30 a.m.

As in weeks past, please email topsswimming@gmail.com to notify us If your swimmer will be be unable to swim in this week’s dual meet by Tuesday, Jan. 1st.

REMINDER: TO SWIM IN THE REMAINING DUAL MEETS AND SAL CHAMPIONSHIPS THE SWIMMER SHOULD HAVE SWAM IN TWO REGULAR SEASON DUAL MEETS. IF THE CRITERIA HAS NOT BEEN MET, THEN THE SWIMMER’S SEASON IS COMPLETE.

SUNDAY
No Practice

SAL INVITATIONALS
*As shared in a previous email, the Upper Merion Last Chance Meet is a ‘last chance’ meet to earn a top 18 time for SAL ‘A’ Championships. A list was already emailed with the swimmers eligible to swim in this meet.
*Due a recent update of the TOP 50 times, the following swimmers are eligible to swim at the Upper Merion Last Chance meet: Paige Lindenmuth and Dominique Parkinson.

The only events considered for the Upper Merion Last Chance meet and for SAL championships are the events offered at dual meets.

UPDATED TOP 50 TIMES were email to families.

CONCLUSION OF SEASON DATES:

LAST DAY OF PRACTICE FOR SWIMMERS WHO WILL CONCLUDE THEIR SEASON WITH ‘B’ CHAMPIONSHIPS AND ARE NOT USA SWIMMERS: JAN. 25TH*

LAST DAY OF PRACTICE FOR SWIMMER WHO WILL CONCLUDE THEIR SEASON WITH ‘A’ CHAMPIONSHIPS AND ARE NOT USA SWIMMERS: FEB. 2ND*

USA SWIMMIMG

*THE UDAC CLOSED INVITE IS CLOSED FOR ENTRY

LAST DAY OF PRACTICE FOR BRONZE CHAMP SWIMMERS – *MARCH 7TH OR 8TH

LAST DAY OF PRACTICE FOR SILVER CHAMP SWIMMERS – *MARCH 21ST

LAST DAY OF PRACTICE FOR SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIP SWIMMERS – *MARCH 27

**HOTEL INFORMATION FOR SEASON ENDING USA MEETS WILL BE FORTHCOMING.

CHRISTMAS WEEK PRACTICE SCHEDULE

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CHRISTMAS WEEK PRACTICE SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY
POTTSTOWN ATHLETIC CENTER
TOPS 4,5,6 – 6:30– 8:30 P.M.
TOPS 3 – 7:00 – 8:30 P.M.
We need to be out of the Pottstown Athletic center by 9:00 p.m. Please be at Pottstown to pick up your swimmer by 8:45 p.m. Thank you!
*PERKIOMEN SCHOOL

TOPS Pre,1,2 – 6:00 – 7:00 P.M.
TOPS 3 – 6:30 – 8:00 P.M.
TOPS 4,5,6 – 7:00 – 9:00 P.M.

THURSDAY
POTTSTOWN ATHLETIC CENTER
Morning- 5:45 – 6:45 A.M. (HS Swimmers, only)
TOPS 1,2 – 7:00– 8:00 P.M.
TOPS 3 – 7:30 – 8:50 P.M.
We need to be out of the Pottstown Athletic center by 9:00 p.m. Please be at Pottstown to pick up your child by 8:50 p.m. Thank you!
*PERKIOMEN SCHOOL

ALL TOPS 4,5,6 – 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.
TOPS 3 – 7:30 – 9:00 P.M.
TOPS 2 – 8:00 – 9:00 P.M.

FRIDAY
POTTSTOWN ATHLETIC CENTER
TOPS 1,2 – 6:30 – 7:30 P.M.
TOPS 3- 7:30 – 8:50 P.M.
*We need to be out of the Pottstown Athletic center by 9:00 p.m. Please be at Pottstown to pick up your child by 8:50 p.m. Thank you!

SATURDAY
POTTSTOWN ATHLETIC CENTER
ALL TOPS 1,2 – 12:00 – 1:00 P.M.
ALL TOPS 3 – 12:30 – 2:00 P.M.
PERKIOMEN SCHOOL
ALL TOPS 4,5,6 – 8:00 – 10:00 A.M.

*SAL- HAWAIIAN INVITE FOR OUR TOPS SWIMMERS WHO COMMITTED TO THIS MEET. AN EMAIL WILL BE FORTHCOMING.

SUNDAY
HILL SCHOOL
Diving, only- 3-4 P.M.
POTTSTOWN ATHLETIC FACILITY
We will know by Wed. if we can use this facility to train on Sunday. When we are notified of availability we will send everyone an email.

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TOPS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS- 12/23/18

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Edward, Jessica, Dalton, Emery, Mallory, and Joshua!

WHAT’S ON DECK?
The Christmas week practice schedule, will be emailed and posted on the website.
*
There is no practice Monday, Dec. 24th and Tuesday, Dec. 25th.**

*The entries for the CR Hawaiian Invite have been submitted. No more entries will be taken.

*Hopefully, everyone got their ordered Christmas Ornament, handmade by Mrs. Brigid Lyman. Many thanks to all who supported this fundraising measure, and a HUGE thank you to Mrs. Lyman for taking the time out of her busy day to make the ornaments. They are adorable!!

SOCIAL EVENT FOR OUR SWIMMERS
Cathy Horner organized a social get-together for our swimmers which also is a fundraiser.
When: December 30th
Location: 422 Sportsplex
1400 Industrial Highway
Pottstown, PA 19464

SPECIFICS: *Soccer, Dodgeball, Kickball, and Capture the Flag
*$20/child
*Please consider bringing a packaged food item donation for Operation Backpack!

There are two groups: 12 and under (1- 3 p.m.) a nd 13 and over (3-5 p.m.)

12 and under registration- https://tms.ezfacility.com/OnlineRegistrations/Register.aspx?CompanyID=2450&GroupID=2313088
13 and over registration- https://tms.ezfacility.com/OnlineRegistrations/Register.aspx?CompanyID=2450&GroupID=2313089

*Please register ASAP in order for the facility, and Mrs. Horner, to have an honest and accurate head count.

CONTACT PERSON: Cathy Horner – cathycarneyhorner@gmail.com

TOPS GRADUATING SENIORS
The following TOPS swimmers will be graduating this year.
Lilia Crew, Ella Greenholt, Aaron Keifer, Grace McKee, Michael McNeill, Anna Pealock, Noelle Sprenkle, and Jennifer Zajac.

*TOPS graduating swimmers, please email topsswimming@gmail.com when you have made your decision for next year. We will be happy to share it with our TOPS families.

*We will be recognizing our senior swimmers at our last dual meets.

UPPER MERION LAST CHANCE MEET- JANUARY, 19TH
The spirit of the Upper Merion Last Chance meet is to be given a ‘last chance’ to earn a top 18 time for “A” SAL Championships. Therefore, our TOPS swimmers who have a top 50 time are permitted to enter this meet. Please refer to the link, below, which lists the latest TOP 50 Swimmers per event and age group.

http://suburbanaquatic.org/Top%20Times/top40.html

TOPS CRITERIA TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS MEET:
1)Any TOPS swimmer who is listed in the top 50 times for an event.
2)Events chosen must be events in which the swimmer has earned a top 50 time.
3)NT will not be accepted.
4)Though the meet will allow the swimmer to choose up to four events, we always require the swimmer to choose no more than three events.
5)For our USA Swimmers, this is a USA Approved meet. Please be aware of your commitment to the Marauder Distance meet which is held the same weekend.

MEET INFORMATION: file:///C:/Users/Fink/Documents/LCMLeagueInfoFlyer2019%202.pdf
DEADLINE FOR ENTRY- JANUARY 8TH.

REMAINING DUAL MEETS

JANUARY 5, 2019- CONFERENCE DUAL MEET
Girls- Home vs. Upper Merion Aquatic Club
Location to be determined

Boys- Away vs. WCAC
Location: 521 Houston Road
Ambler, PA 19002
Arrival: 9:45 a.m.
Warm-up: 10:00 a.m.
Start: 10:30 a.m.

JANUARY 12, 2019 – LEAGUE DUAL MEET
Girls- Home vs. Council Rock
Location: Pottstown Athletic Center
724 N Adams Street
Pottstown, PA 19464
Arrival: 11:45 a.m.
Warm-up: 12:00 p.m.
Start: 12:45 p.m.

At this meet we will recognize our Senior Girls who will be graduating.

**Boys- Away vs. Council Rock
Location: 62 Swamp Road
Newtown, PA 18940
Arrival: 12:45 p.m.
Warm-up: 1:10 p.m.
Start: 1:40 p.m.
With permission, we will recognize our Senior Boys who will be graduating.

SAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

“B” Championships- January 26th

  • Only Swimmers who have swam in 2 of the five regular season dual meets are eligible to swim at champs.
    *This championship is for all swimmers who did not acquire a top 18 time for championships.
    *This championship is a great season ending meet for all those who will not be participating in A Champs and/or the season ending USA meets.
    *TOPS HS swimmers are not required to swim in this championship.

‘A’ Swimming Championships- February 3rd
▪ Only swimmers who have swum in 40% of your dual meets are eligible to swim at champs.
▪ Psych Sheet (top 50 times per event and age group) will be posted-Tuesday, January 15, 2019
▪ Final Psych Sheets (top 50 times per event and age group) will be posted-Sunday, January 20, 2019 by 9am.
**It is expected that our TOPS swimmers who make a top 18 time in an individual event(s) and relay(s), are to attend this meet.

Sunday, February 3, 2019

+Boys –Swimming +
Location: LaSalle University
Doors Open: 7:15 AM
Warm-Up: 7:45 AM (exact time & lane to be assigned)

  • Meet Starts*: 9:15 AM

+Girls –Swimming +
Location: LaSalle University
Doors Open: 12:15 PM
Warm-Up: 12:45 PM (exact time & lane to be assigned)
Meet Starts: 2:15 PM

*THIS IS A USA APPROVED MEET.

Sunday, February 10, 2019Diving- Boys and Girls

8:30 – 9:00 : 11 & UNDER GIRLS WARM-UP
9:00 – 10:00 :11 & UNDER GIRLS LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP DIVING

10:00 – 10:30: 11 & UNDER BOYS WARM-UP
10:30 – 11:30 :11 & UNDER BOYS LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP DIVING

11:30 – 12:00 :12 – 14 GIRLS WARM-UP
12:00 – 1:30: 12 – 14 GIRLS LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP DIVING

1:30 – 2:00: 12 – 14 BOYS WARM-UP
2:00 – 3:30: 12 – 14 BOYS LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP DIVING

3:30 – 4:00:15/O GIRLS WARM-UP
4:00 – 5:30: 15/O GIRLS LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP DIVING

5:30 – 6:00:15/O BOYS WARM-UP
6:00 – 7:30: 15/O BOYS LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP DIVING

*HAVE A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY HOLIDAY! *

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TOPS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS – 12/17/18

QUOTE OF THE WEEK: “Trust the process. We always end up where we were meant to be, right when we are meant to be there.” Anonymous

WHAT’S ON DECK?

PRACTICE FOR THIS WEEK
The practice schedule, posted on the website remains unchanged for Mon. Tues. Wed. Thurs. Sat. and Sun. There is NO practice this Friday.

MONDAY
POTTSTOWN ATHLETIC CENTER
TOPS 1,2 – 6:30 – 7:30 P.M.
TOPS 3- 7:30 – 8:50 P.M.
*We need to be out of the Pottstown Athletic center by 9:00 p.m. Please be at Pottstown to pick up your swimmer by 8:50 p.m. Thank you!
PERKIOMEN SCHOOL
TOPS Pre,1,2 – 6:00 – 7:00 P.M.
TOPS 3- 6:00-7:30 P.M.
ALL TOPS 4,5,6 – 7:00 – 9:00 P.M.

TUESDAY
POTTSTOWN ATHLETIC CENTER
Morning Practice- 5:45 – 6:45 a.m. (HS Swimmers, only)
TOPS 1,2 – 7:00 – 8:00 P.M.
TOPS 3- 7:30 – 8:50 P.M.
*We need to be out of the Pottstown Athletic center by 9:00 p.m. Please be at Pottstown to pick up your swimmer by 8:50 p.m. Thank you!
PERKIOMEN SCHOOL
ALL TOPS 4,5,6- 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
TOPS 3 – 7:30 – 9:00 P.M.
TOPS 2- 8:00 – 9:00 P.M.

WEDNESDAY
POTTSTOWN ATHLETIC CENTER
TOPS 4,5,6 – 6:30– 8:30 P.M.
TOPS 3 – 7:00 – 8:30 P.M.
*We need to be out of the Pottstown Athletic center by 9:00 p.m. Please be at Pottstown to pick up your swimmer by 8:45 p.m. Thank you!
PERKIOMEN SCHOOL
TOPS Pre,1,2 – 6:00 – 7:00 P.M.
+TOPS 3 – 6:30 – 8:00 P.M.
TOPS 4,5,6 – 7:00 – 9:00 P.M.

THURSDAY
POTTSTOWN ATHLETIC CENTER
Morning- 5:45 – 6:45 A.M. (HS Swimmers, only)
TOPS 1,2 – 7:00– 8:00 P.M.
TOPS 3 – 7:30 – 8:50 P.M.
*We need to be out of the Pottstown Athletic center by 9:00 p.m. Please be at Pottstown to pick up your child by 8:50 p.m. Thank you!
PEKIOMEN SCHOOL
ALL TOPS 4,5,6 – 6:00 – 8:00 P.M.
TOPS 3 – 7:30 – 9:00 P.M.
TOPS 2 – 8:00 – 9:00 P.M.

FRIDAY
NO PRACTICE

SATURDAY
POTTSTOWN ATHLETIC CENTER
ALL TOPS 1,2 – 12:00 – 1:00 P.M.
ALL TOPS 3 – 12:30 – 2:00 P.M.
PERKIOMEN SCHOOL
ALL TOPS 4,5,6 – 8:00 – 10:00 A.M.

SUNDAY
NO PRACTICE

LOOKING AHEAD: There will be no practice Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

SAL INVITE
Today is the last day to commit to the 9th Annual Council Rock Hawaiian Invite. This is a SAL Invite and is not USA Approved.

UPCOMING DUAL MEETS
As of this morning, there is no information about the upcoming dual meets in January. These remaining meets are for those who have met the two meet regular season dual meet requirement.

TOPS ORNAMENTS
Yesterday, was the last day to put an order in for a TOPS ornament.

SOCIAL EVENT FOR OUR SWIMMERS
Cathy Horner organized a social get-together for our swimmers which also is a fundraiser.

When: December 30th
Location: 422 Sportsplex
1400 Industrial Highway
Pottstown, PA 19464

SPECIFICS: *Soccer, Dodgeball, Kickball, and Capture the Flag
*$20/child
*Please consider bringing a packaged food item donation for Operation Backpack!

There are two groups: 12 and under (1- 3 p.m.) and 13 and over (3-5 p.m.)

12 and under registration- https://tms.ezfacility.com/OnlineRegistrations/Register.aspx?CompanyID=2450&GroupID=2313088

13 and over registration- https://tms.ezfacility.com/OnlineRegistrations/Register.aspx?CompanyID=2450&GroupID=2313089

Please register ASAP in order for the facility, and Mrs. Horner, to have an honest and accurate head count.
CONTACT PERSON: Cathy Horner – cathycarneyhorner@gmail.com

USA SWIMMING
This weekend we participated in the * LAC Holiday Cup* at Franklin and Marshall. Our swimmers did an excellent job! We had fun, and a by-product of that fun, AND their hard training, was enjoying some time drops.

UDAC CLOSED INVITE- Please commit to this meet if you are interested in attending. Please carefully choose your events and refer to time standards and the swimmer’s times for careful planning.

Please remember:
*No more than three events per day
*Try not to swim back to back
*Swimmers should be choosing their swim- not the parents. The swimmers’ have more ownership of the swims.
*For our TOPS HS Swimmers- This meet is the week before HS districts. Plan accordingly.

REMINDER: As clearly stated at the beginning of the season and upon registration, all TOPS USA Swimmers are to participate in a season ending USA meet; going as far as they can go. E.g. JO swimmers can swim non- JO events at Silvers.

*TOPS USA HS Swimmers. This year Senior Champs will be held at Franklin and Marshall College.

FORTHCOMING
*We will be emailing information about hotels for the season ending meets.

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