July 29th-August 8th, 2018

Weekly Schedule (07/29-08/04):

Monday,          MHS,    Pool training                                        Dianne             9:30-11am

Spring Mill Pond, Open Water                       Maria              6-7:45pm

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

Thursday,        MHS,    Pool Training,                                      Jim                   7-8:30pm

Saturday,        SSS,     Handy Lake                                         Melissa                7:45am

Noteworthy: This week we hit August already! Last year Maria hosted a Labor Day Games at Spring Mill Pond on Labor Day Monday! It was such fun and a huge success that we have decided to hold it again this year! We will have fun, games, and of course prizes! We may also decide to head out for brunch/lunch afterward. We hope to see you there! Labor Day, Spring Mill Pond, 8:30am.

Saturday Open Water Swim: This Saturday’s (8/04) SSS is at Handy Lake in Hartland, hosted by Kim Yarima. More details to come later in the week via e-mail and Facebook.


Upcoming Events:

August 4-5                              Lakeside Masters Invite Louisville, KY

August 13                               Senior Olympics Oakland Univ.

August 19                               Swim to the Moon Half Moon Lake

August 22                               TRex Tri Island Lake

September 3                           Labor Day Games

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

Lakeside Masters Invitational: This invitational will be held and August 4 and 5 and is a 2-day meet. Lakeside is located in Louisville, KY within the Highlands. The facility is a converted rock quarry that holds 3.2 million gallons of chlorinated water and contains an eight lane 50 meter course as well as a six land 25 yard course used as a warmup/warmdown area. This truly is a unique swimming and competition pool. I strongly recommend you add this meet/pool to your swimming bucket list!

Senior Olympics: Are you 50 or older? Here’s your chance to attend an awesome meet, win some medals, and have a great time with your MAC teammates! Monday, August 13th at Oakland University is the pool meet and for the first time an Open Water Race has been added that is actually Swim to the Moon. Registration for both swimming portions is here: http://www.michiganseniorolympics.org/

Swim to the Moon: August 19th at Half Moon Lake! Let’s continue MAC’s tradition of excellence and participation in this fantastic event! Check out the website (https://epicraces.com/event/swim-to-the-moon/) and also our spin-off Facebook page MAC to the Moon!

From the Coaches:

Melissa: Next week’s SSS is at Handy Lake in Hartland, hosted by Kim Yarima. More details to come later in the week via e-mail and Facebook.

Dianne: Hoping to see you this week for some awesome free/IM training!

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!


•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.remind.com


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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