August 27th-September 1st, 2018

Monday,       MHS, Pool Training                            Jim             9:30-11am
Spring Mill Pond, Open Water                Jim             6-7:45pm

Wednesday, MHS,  Pool Training,                           Jim               9:30-11am

Saturday,     SSS,   Dunham Lake                           Melissa        9:00am

Monday 9/3, Spring Mill Pond, Labor Day Games         Maria           8:00am

 

Noteworthy: This week will be the last week of summer practices until the fall season starts on Monday September 17. Make sure that you take advantage of the above practice times and we hope to see many of you on Labor Day Monday for the games.

 

Tom Welsh will be hosting the Big Swim 3 at his house on Long Lake September 9; don’t miss this event to play and hang out with your MAC family. This will be the perfect end of summer/fall season kickoff! See details below!

 

For everyone interested in this year’s Labor Day Games Trivia, see the coach’s notes below for your final clue!

 

Saturday Open Water Swim: The last SSS for the summer on Saturday 9/1, will be held at Dunham Lake. An email will follow later in the week with further information!

 

Upcoming Events:

September 3                          Labor Day Games, Spring Mill Pond

September 4-16                   No MAC Practices

September 9                          Big Swim 3, Tom Welsh’s House Long Lake

September 17                       Fall Season/Schedule Start

April 12-14, 2019                 (Pending) MI Masters State Meet Waterford Mott HS

Event Details/Results:

 

Labor Day Games: Last year’s Games were such a hit we’re going to bring them back annually! This year the Games will be held on Monday September 3, 8:00am at Spring Mill Pond. We will have games and prizes and (hopefully) brunch/lunch afterwards! Don’t fret we will have trivia for all of you swimming buffs out there so brush up on your history and make sure you know what 6/1 hesitation is…We hope to see you then!

 

Big Swim 3: Once again Tom Welsh has generously offered to host the end of the season Big Swim 3 on Sunday, September 9th @10:00 am at Tom’s house on Long Lake in Hartland (just 20 minutes from Milford).  The lake is approximately 2.5 miles around.  Any distance you want to swim is okay.  There will be a couple kayaks and a pontoon boat to support the swimmers.  Lunch and beverages (water, soft drinks, beer and margaritas) will be provided for an after swim picnic. A small donation will be taken with all proceeds going to the MAC Fund.  MAC swimmers and guests are welcome.  Please RSVP to: twelsh217@gmail.com The address is:  1411 Shady Crest, Hartland, MI.  Don’t miss this great event!

 

From the Coaches:

Kris: Gone for the summer.

Jim: This Wednesday will be the last pool practice of the summer, so I’ve planned a fun “Grab-Bag” workout. There will be some fun swims, group relays, and some surprises! Hope to see you there!

Melissa: Dunham Lake on Saturday 9/1 for the last SSS of the summer! Look for an email later in the week with more details.

Maria: Final clue: Big open water news for 2019!!!

Dianne: I’ll miss you this week but hope to see as many of you as possible at Labor Day Games!

 

On a Personal Note: Coach Jim was excited to see so many MAC faces at the TRex last Wednesday! Rachel Jones (3rd overall and 2nd in her age group), Heidi Ward, George Sveda, Jacqueline Thorpe, Brice Chase, Patrick Sturdy, Clisty Sturdy, April Maunu, Sheryl Walsh, Jim Gordon, Kevin Gilmore, Lisa Pollack, Jim Cremering, and special guest Suzanne Grebe! Congratulations to all the competitors!

Communication: If you have questions for any of the coaches don’t hesitate to ask! Here’s a quick list of emails to make that a bit easier!

wwwmilfordathleticclub.org

  • Password for the Weekly Communication section of the website is: macswimmers

 

Dianne: h2oranger@hotmail.com
Kris: macswimgoblue@gmail.com
Jim: jimjtg@icloud.com
Maria: carpelacusnatavi@gmail.com
Melissa: jrichardson90@comcast.net

Facebook: MAC Swimmers – Unofficial team communications

Remind: www.remindcom

 

Go to: www.remind.com
1. Click Sign Up. You will be prompted for a phone number or email address. If you enter a phone number you will get a 4 digit code texted to you for verification. If you entered an email address, you will not get the 4 digit code.
2. You will be asked to enter: First, Last Name and a Password.
3. The next page will ask who you are: Teacher, Student, Parent, or Administrator. Select “Student”.
3. The next prompt is for a class code @_________. Enter: macsw06
4. Click Join. That’s it!

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