2018 SSL Clinics

​Mission Statement

The Wedgewood Waves is a fun, inclusive, and competitive swim team for all swimmers ages 4-18. Our goal is to create an environment where every swimmer, regardless of ability or experience, is able to have a positive experience while improving himself or herself both in and out of the water.


​​​​​Special Meets
 Sunday, June 24, 2018...Odd Age Meet @
Skyline (Warm-up at 8:00 am, Meet Starts at 9:00 am)

Sunday, July 1, 2018...Stars & Stripes @ Penn Acres (Warm-up at 7:30 am, Meet Starts at 8:30 am)

Sunday, July 8, 2018...Boys & Girls Mini Meet @ North Star (Warm-up at 8:00am, Meet Starts at 8:45 am)

 
Championships
 Sunday, July 15, 2018
            13-18 Championships Time Trials @
Oakwood Valley
            (First Warm-up at 2:15 pm, Meet Starts at 3:45 pm)
Monday, July 16, 2018
            11-12 Championships Time Trials @
Oaklands
            (First warm-up at 4:15 pm, Meet Starts at 5:30 pm)
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
            9-10 Championship Time Trials @
Yorklyn
            (First warm-up at 4:15 pm, Meet Starts at 5:30 pm)
Wednesday, July 18,2018
            8 & Under Championship Time Trials @
Skyline
            (First warm-up at 4:15 pm, Meet Starts at 5:30 pm)
Saturday, July 21, 2018
            Championship Finals @
Western Y
            (First warm-up at 7:30 am, Meet Starts at 9:00 am)

Calendar of Events (suit fitting, practices, meets, special events, etc.)

https://calendar.google.com/calendar/embed?src=wwavesswimteam%40gmail.com&ctz=America%2FNew_York

Meets

Saturday, June 16, 2018……..Yorklyn @ Wedgewood
Wednesday, June 20, 2018….Skyline @ Wedgewood
Saturday, June 23, 2018…….Wedgewood @
Bear-Glasgow Y
Wednesday, June 27, 2018….Drummond Hill @ Wedgewood
Saturday, June 30, 2018……..Fairfield @ Wedgewood
Saturday, July 7, 2018………..Wedgewood @
North Star
Wednesday, July 11, 2018…...Wedgewood @
Persimmon Creek
Saturday, July 14, 2018………Wedgewood @
Oaklands

​​Family Participation

Volunteering
Every family is expected to volunteer either 4 full meets or 8 half meets.  In addition, other family members not swimming are also welcome to volunteer. 

We need the following volunteer positions at every meet:
Starter/Referee, Stroke & Turn Judge, Place Judges, Clerk of Course, Head Timers, Runners, Scorers, Timers, Announcers, and Snack Bar helpers.

All starters, referees, and stroke and turn officials for League Dual and Championship meets must attend a League Officials Clinic each year to become certified within the League.


Fundraising
Each family is expected to participate in at least one fundraiser.

  • June 9th, 8:00am-10:00am Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiserlocated at the Applebee's in Peoples Plaza.  We are asking that each family try to sell a minimum of 4 tickets.  Tickets are $12 per person and includes, unlimited buffet style of pancakes, eggs, sausage, coffee, OJ and water. Please contact Jolanda Chance at jchance74@gmail.com for tickets and additional information.
  • ​Additional fundraisers TBD

Fun Stuff

  • Fun themed Home meets
  • Dairy Queen dinner nights after Wednesday night meets
  • Parent sponsored pancake breakfast
  • Team t-shirt decorating 

​Points of Contact​​

League Representatives:
Sandie Prather | sandie.prather@gmail.com
Shakyra Freeman | SHAKYRAF@msn.com


Head Coach:
Michael Morton | michaelmorton0322@gmail.com


​​​​Our team consists of first time swimmers and experienced year-round swimmers.  Participation provides an environment for learning and an opportunity to work/play together while improving through teamwork, sportsmanship, discipline, and fun.  We compete in 8 swim meets on Wednesday nights and Saturday mornings, as well as optional competitions as part of the Suburban Swim League.  The season runs from the Tuesday following Memorial Day until about the middle of July each year. We accept children aged 4-18 on May 31 for each year. You must be a pool member to join the swim team. *** Requirement***- Your child must be able to Swim one full length of the pool unassisted.




 

For more information about Suburban Swim League and directions to swim meets visit the website:http://www.sslswim.org 

​Swim Meets

There are 8 meets and they are held on Wednesday evenings at 6:00pm and Saturday mornings at 9:00am. Swimmers are expected to be ready for warm-up 45 minutes before the meet starts.

On days of Wednesday home swim meets, the pool will remain open after 5:00pm only to swim team members and families, spectators, and volunteers in order to allow for set-up and for the swim meet itself. In addition, the pool may open later than normal on days with Saturday home swim meets. All members are invited to watch, cheer, and help with the swim meet in any capacity. ​​ 


Each additional child's fee is $5 less than the previous until the 5th. The fee is only required for the first 4 children per family.

First: $35 Second: $30 Third: $25 Fourth: $20 Fifth or greater: $0 (free)​​

Wedgewood Waves Swim Team