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Weekly Update: 6/25/2019

posted Jun 25, 2019, 7:50 PM by Louisa Gators Swim Team

Hello Gators,


We have an exciting week ahead…two away meets and a picnic!  Our meet tomorrow night is at Greene Hills Country Club (address & directions below).  Please arrive by 5 PM, our warm-ups are at 5:15.  The pool is located next to the clubhouse and surrounded by the golf course.  All swimmers/families should remain in the pool area and not wander into the club or on the golf course.  The meet begins at 6 PM.


June 26, Away Swim Meet

Greene Hills Country Club   3858 Dundee Rd, Stanardsville, 22973

Take Rt. 33 West from Louisa to Ruckersville. Continue to travel on Rt. 33 West for approximately 4 miles. Turn right at the first traffic light onto Rt. 33 Business. Travel on Rt. 33 Business for approximately 1½ miles. Just as you are going into Stanardsville, turn right onto Rt. 230 East (Madison Road). Follow this for 3 miles to Rt. 619 (Dundee Road) and turn right. The club entrance is 500 yards on the left.


The pool is an L-shaped pool with our team area located at the opposite end from the entrance, around the baby pool.  Please note:  the baby pool is CLOSED and will be off limits to everyone.  They have some deck furniture but you should bring chairs just in case.  This meet will feature the same format which includes Medley Relays & Long Free.


GHG has a create concession with Papa John’s pizza, hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, pasta salads, fruit salads, chips, drinks & sweet treats.  Be aware:  they do NOT accept cards…please bring CASH.


We still need quite a few meet workers:  6 first half timers, 7 second half timers, 2 Clerk of Course – both halves, Gator Wrangler – 2nd half, Table workers/sorters/checkers – 2 or 3 each half.  Please send me a text to sign up for tomorrow!


Team Picnic – June 28

We will have our first family team picnic on Friday, June 28 from 7-9 PM at the pool.  Everyone is welcome to swim!  We will provide hot dogs, condiments, plate & utensils.  Families should each bring a side dish and a dessert to share.  You should also bring drinks for your family.  As our team continues to grow, we may not have enough chairs for everyone so feel free to bring your own!  Swimmers will also receive their ribbons from the first two meets.


July 2 – Away Swim Meet

Elks Club  389 Elk Dr, Charlottesville, VA  22902

From the East of Charlottesville follow Rt. 250 West coming down Pantops Mountain and take a right at the first light onto Rt. 20 North. Go about 1 mile and turn left at the light onto Elk Drive (Elks sign is on left). Entrance to the parking lot is the first left and pool is to the left side of the main building.  We still have lots of worker positions open for this meet as well.  (Note – sign up sheets for meet workers are in the notebook on the front desk, feel free to sign up for the rest of the summer.)  This meet will feature IM’s and Free Relays.  More information will be provided as soon as it is received from the ELKS club.


Practice Schedule thru July 2

Wed, Jun 26    8:30-9:30 AM  Starts/Turns practice, team meeting and getting events

Thur, June 27   NO morning practice, regular evening practice

Fri, June 28   Regular morning practice


Mon, July 1     Normal morning & evening practice

Tues, July 2     8:30-9:30 AM   Starts/Turns practice, team meeting & getting events


NO PRACTICE  - July 3 – 5, we will resume normal practice times on Monday July 8.


As always, let me know if you have any questions or want to sign up for a worker position!

See you soon!


Coach Debra