Dolphins Swim Team



Swim Team
Samantha Batko, Swim Team Representative
703-283-3458
Dori Krause, Swim Team Coach





The Dolphins Swim Team needs your help!  Please click here and sign-up for the
Please Complete the Registration Form prior to practice




The Dolphins Swim season is going to be exciting and fun!
http://www.ns-sc.org/dolphins-swim

Hello Dolphin Swim Team and Little Flipper parents! Hope you have had a great fall, winter, and spring. We are gearing up for the upcoming summer swim season. Below you will find information about Swim Team, including a full meet schedule, followed by  information on our Little Flippers program (click the link to view the Little Flippers Program information). 

Hello swim team parents and prospective swim team parents! We are gearing up for the upcoming summer swim season! We will be in Division 17 this summer and will be releasing a full meet schedule imminently. As always, we are looking forward to a fun swim season full of great races and events! But, we cannot do it without you! We are looking for parent volunteers who are interested in taking on roles during swim meets such as stroke and turn judges, referees, timers, table workers, among others. Some of these roles require training prior to the start of the swim season. If you have volunteered for a position in the past and will continue to do so or, if you are interested in volunteering for a position, please contact Sam Batko (assistant swim team representative) at <sbatko@gmail.com>.

If you have any questions about swim team, team representatives will be at the general membership meeting held prior to the pool opening and will be hosting a parent information meeting in the first two weeks after the pool opens. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any swim team related questions.

The Mighty Dolphins Swim Team is being formed now.  Come and join us to be a part of our team!  

The swim meet schedule for the swim season Division 17 can be seen at The NVSL North Springfield Team Schedule web page or the NSSC Events Calendar page.










NVSL Referee Clinic
7:00 PM  @  Lee-Graham Pool

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
@  Fairfax County Government Center

NVSL Coaches Clinic
8:00 AM - 12:00 NOON
Sign up today -- <nvslcoachclinic@gmail.com>




Swim League Records for North Springfield Dolphins can be accessed at the NVSL NS Team Records Web Site.





DOLPHINS SWIM / DIVE TEAM PARENT MEETING

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
7:00 PM @ NS-SC.org Pool Picnic Area

You will receive a packet of information. Come to meet everyone and ask questions.
Bring a new potential members of the swim team!
Please, if you have not yet filled out emergency contact forms or paid the fee—this would be a good night to take care of that.

Contacts:   
Dori Krause         Swim Team Coach                        <dori50free@gmail.com>
Sam Batko           Swim Team Representative          <sbatko@gmail.com>

REGISTRATION DETAILS:

There is a $85.00 activity fee associated with participating on the swim team. 

There are a variety of ways to register for the swim team. You can register when you pay your member dues. We will also have forms available at the parent information meeting on Tuesday, May 31 at 7:00 pm

Parents are also required to fill out a medical release form for all swimmers. Those forms will be available online (Home page under “Contact Us”) and at the May 31 parent information meeting.





SWIM TEAM PRACTICE SCHEDULE
Monday, June 6th through Friday, July 24th :

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM     Sundays -- dry land and practice

Monday through Friday, June 6th through Thursday, June 23rd:  Evening Practices ONLY

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM     Swim Practice ALL Ages
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM     Swim Practice ALL Ages

*If your child would like to participate in swim team, but cannot make it to the evening swim practices times listed for prior to the last day of school, please contact Sam Batko (sbatko@gmail.com). We will be attempting to create practice opportunities for children at these earlier times.

Beginning on Friday, June 24th through Friday, July 24th:  Morning and Evening Practices

Morning Practices:        Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM     Swim Practice 10 & under
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM     Swim Practice 11 & older
Evening Practices:     Monday - Thursday
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM     Evening Practice for ALL Ages




NS-SC Dolphins Swim Team Calendar





SWIM MEET SCHEDULE  (B-Meets will be added on some Mondays)

Saturday, June 17:  Time Trials @ NSSC Pool
*  For swimmers unable to attend Time Trials, time trials will be conducted during a TBD evening practice at NSSC Pool.

A-MEETS SCHEDULE
Saturday, June 24:  [A-Meet HOMEEdsall Park @ NSSC
Saturday, July 1:   [A-Meet HOME] Springfield @ NSSC
Saturday, July 8:   [A-Meet] NSSC @ Pinewood Lake
Wednesday, July 12:  SWIM--Relay Carnival @ Edsall Park
Saturday, July 15:  [A-Meet] NSSC @ Broyhill Crest
Saturday, July 22:  [A-Meet HOME] Newington Forest @ NSSC
Saturday, July 29:   [A-Meet] SWIM Divisionals @ Broyhill Crest

B-MEETS SCHEDULE
Monday, June 26:  [B-Meet] NSSC @ Fox Hunt (7204 Spaniel Road, Springfield, VA  22153)
Monday, July 3:  [B-Meet] Daventry @ NSSC
Monday, July 10:  [B-Meet] NSSC @ Rolling Valley
Monday, July 17:  [B-Meet] NSSC @ Springboard

PLEASE NOTE:   NO IM Carnival this year

ADDITIONAL SWIM EVENT SCHEDULE (Subject to Change)
Tuesday, May 30:   Parents Info Meeting @ NSSC [HOME]
Friday Night Spirit Nights  (June 16 -- July 28)
Friday Pancake Breakfasts  (June 23 -- July 28) @ NSSC [HOME]
Sunday, July 30:   Swim and Dive Team Banquet @ NSSC [HOME]




PARENT VOLUNTEERS

We cannot run a swim meet or create a fun-filled season for the team without your help!! 

We are looking for parent volunteers who are interested in taking on roles during swim meets such as stroke and turn judges, referees, timers, table workers, among others. Some of these roles require training prior to the start of the swim season. If you have volunteered for a position in the past and will continue to do so or, if you are interested in volunteering for a position, please contact Sam Batko (assistant swim team representative) at <sbatko@gmail.com>.

We are also looking for parents interested in planning some fun events for the team over the course of the summer--particularly our Friday Night Spirit Nights. If you are interested in helping plan a Spirit Night, please contact Sam Batko (assistant swim team representative) at <sbatko@gmail.com>.

TEAM PICTURES

Team pictures will take place on Thursday, July 7th at 6:00 pm.

QUESTIONS?  Contact:

Swim Team Representative Samantha Batko, sbatko@gmail.com,  703‐283‐3458





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Summer and NSSC Swim Team Season is upon us.  Swimmer's ear is an infection of the outer ear canal.  The medical term for it is acute otitis externa (AOE).  It is associated with "swimmers" since residual water in the ear canal creates a moist environment that can lead to bacterial growth.  However, any excess moisture due to sweat, other water activities, or even high humidity can contribute.  Some people are simply more prone to it than others. 

PREVENTION OF SWIMMERS' EAR
  1. Make a mixture of 2 parts rubbing alcohol and 1 part white vinegar.  Put into a droppper bottle.
  2. After leaving water for extended period, dry each ear and put 2-3 drops of solution into each ear.  DO NOT rub ear canal with towel or Q-tip.  Allow gravity to let the water out.
  3. After last swim, when at home, re-apply drops, let dry for 2 to 3 minutes, then gently blow the ear canal dry with a hair dryer on low heat and low speed.

5 FOODS SWIMMERS SHOULD EAT
  1. Whole Grains: cereals, bagels, pasta and bread. (These provide you good long lasting energy)
  2. Proteins: Peanut butter, lean meat and dairy. (You should have protein before and after workouts)
  3. Fresh Fruits and Vegetables: Bananas are a great source of potassium and minerals. (Regulates water levels in the body and helps prevent cramping.)
  4. Calcium Rich Foods: Cheese, yogurt and milk. (For strong bones and protect from injury.)
  5. Fiber Rich Foods: Whole grains, apples, berries, almonds, legumes. (Helps keep athletes full and regulate the digestive tract.)






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