MAC Weekly: September 6th-12, 2020

MAC Weekly Schedule: 
September 6th-12, 2020

Monday, September 7th –  Labor Day Games – Its not too late to sign up! – See Below for Details and link

Wednesday, September 9th – MAC at Novi Sports Club  – REGISTRATION LINK is OPEN – See Below for Details 

Friday, September 11th – MAC at Novi Sports Club – See Below for Details 

Saturday, September 12th – Final – Big Swim – See Below for Details 

Pool News: 

This week we received good news – indoor pools in Michigan can re-open on September 9th.  That being said; Huron Valley Pools & Fitness (HVPF) will need a couple weeks to re-staff and get their pool and facilities ready to open.  As scheduled, MAC will swim the month of September at the Sports Club of Novi. Ideally we will be back at Milford the first of October and are expecting to run our typical winter schedule of 8 practices per week. Also beginning October 1st, we will be using the new MAC, LLC memberships.  If you have MAC Visits leftover from HVPF from before the shutdown, please visit the front desk after they re-open. HVPF is trying to figure out some sort of compensation for swimmers with remaining punches on their old cards. We are not sure that this will happen, but we are hopeful.
Please watch for future emails with more information about the new MAC memberships, and MAC swimming back at the Milford Pool, once we have the green light from HVPF.

MAC Labor Day Games – 2020 

(Free Event) 

Monday (Labor Day) Sept. 7th  8:30 – 10:30am

At Spring Mill Pond, Island Lake State Recreation Area

Join us for the annual Labor Day Games!  Bring friends and family to this free and fun event!   We’ll play games and you’ll get some exercise at the same time!   Make sure you sign up here:  CLICK HERE

BBQ After (10:30 till whenever):   Bring whatever meat you want to grill and a dish to pass!  We’ll hang out a bit after, eat, relax and enjoy the weather!

Map here:  CLICK HERE

Saturday September 12th, 2020

Tom Welsh has once again graciously offered to host the LAST Big Swim of the summer on Saturday September 12th!  MAC swimmers, guests, and non-swimmers are welcome. Tom will host MAC at his home on Long Lake in Hartland (just 20 minutes from Milford). The lake is approximately 2.5 miles around.  Swimmers can choose any distance they want to swim.  There will be a couple kayaks and a pontoon boat to support the swimmers.  We try to hit the water by 10:00 and then lunch at noon. Food and drinks will be provided and all the swimming you could ask for, especially now!  A small donation can be made to the MAC (ALL proceeds going to the MAC Team fund).  Please RSVP to: twelsh217@gmail.com The address is: 1411 Shady Crest, Hartland, MI.  Don’t miss this great event!

Come swim, eat, and drink with us! We all miss our MAC family!

The Sports Club of Novi 

September 9th-30th
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays
11:00am – 12:30pm

Sign-Up:  Due to COVID we will be limited to only 18 swimmers per practice. Slots will be available two days before practice via the MAC website – on a first come, first served basis. Each practice will cost $10. You must be registered for USMS in order to participate. To register with USMS, please visit: www.usms.org.  Club: MICH, Workout Group:  MAC

Cancellation Policy: Because of the costs associated with pool rental, you will be charged for practice if you do not show up. If you sign up for a spot and cannot make it, please cancel before 8am so other teammates will have a chance to sign up. Any cancellations after 8am will also incur a $10 charge.  To cancel, send an email request to coach Jim at:  jimjtg@icloud.com

Facility Rules: Please enter the pool facility through the snack shop gate by the front entrance. You will exit the pool at the far end of the deck when leaving. Showers and locker rooms are not available but restrooms are available if needed. Masks are required when entering the building to use the restroom. There is no equipment available for our use so bring your equipment bags with your toys – including kickboards

Waivers: You must sign a liability waiver from The Sports Club as well as our new MAC waiver and Medical Information form. Please complete and submit the wavier before your first practice. – CLICK HERE

The Sports Club of Novi, 42500 Nick Lidstrom Drive, Novi, MI 48375

The Sports Club has been generous to offer their pool for our practices. Please remember that you are a guest and respect the facility at all times.

For complete detailed information please visit our website – or CLICK HERE.

Team Communication:

We use REMIND app/website, to send out last minute schedule changes, or messages. To sign up, and for more information – CLICK HERE

Coach Contact Info:

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

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