Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Club Bake Sale Scheduled

Friday, Dec. 16

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Time to still be finalized: 2:30-6:30PM?
(Based on sign up sheet)

1) Our club will be hosting a bake sale of homemade goodies outside of the Pella  Walmart.  
2) Each athlete will be asked to bring 3-6 dozen or more of something to sell.  You will be asked to prepackage items so they are ready to sell.  Please attach a card with the items name ex. chocolate chip cookies, schotcheroos...
3) The money raised will go towards meet entry fees and miscellaneous club expenses.
4) Click below to sign up for a time to work and list what you think you will be bringing. 
5) Little Pods will be practicing from 4:45-5:45 that night - we will need the older athlete's to cover this time
6) Deliver items to Melissa at Thursday, Dec. 15 Recreation Practice - this will give her time to price items on Friday.

"Many hands make light work"! (John Heywood)

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Team Pictures - Nov. 21

Team pictures Monday, Nov. 21 
USA pics at 4:45 
Recreation Team pics at 5:30. 
***Please wear your team t-shirt with the sponsors names on the back and a black pair of shorts or sweatpants.  (If you don't have black wear a dark color).  The USA team pic will be used to make posters for around town.  You may also want have a red/black suit or solid red or black suit for the fun team pool pic we are going to take after the rec pictures.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Enrollment Opportunities Mid-Season

Attention Swimmers!!!

MID-SEASON---USA Swimming Opportunity

Are you already swimming with the Recreation Team or High School program and want to swim against some of the best competition in the state?
Here is your CHANCE!

1st Option:
$235 includes
1. USA Swimming Membership ($60) through Dec. 2012
2. Pella Swim Club Membership ($30) through Dec. 2012
3. Access to all USA practices (weekly practices held Wed. nights 4:45-5:45)
4. Access to all USA meets without an additional club splash fee
5. A team cap
   *only additional expense is meet entry fees – average cost/meet $30 – includes 8 events over 2 days

2nd Option:
$110 includes
1. USA Swimming Membership ($60) through Dec. 2012
2. Pella Swim Club Membership ($30) through Dec. 2012
4. Access to USA practices the 2 weeks (2 practices) before their respective state meet if they choose to participate at state    
3. Participation in the ICE meet Dec. 10-11 in Iowa City or CIA meet Jan.  22-23 in Des Moines
   *If the athlete chooses to participate in more than one meet a $10 club splash fee per meet would be due plus meet entry fees – average cost/meet $30 – includes 8 events over 2 days

See Jennie for Registration forms or Contact Melissa Webb at 627-5123 or with questions.
*Must sign up before Jan. 10, 2012

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Athlete Reps. Elected

Congratulations to Peter Bailey for being selected by your teammates to represent and lead the 13 & Over athletes.

Congratulations to Madeline Webb for being selected by your teammates to represent and lead the 12 & Under athletes.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Theisen's Grant Recipient

Congratulations Pella Swim Club!!! 
You have been selected as one of 94 recipients to receive grant money from the 

A copy of the Letter:

Dear Melissa Webb,                                                 Nov. 1, 2011
   We are writing you to share some wonderful news.  The Pella Swim Club is the recipient of the Theisen's More for Your Community Grant of $1,000
   After an independent review of 165 worthy applications, we are honored to fund your request to support the "6 Lane Ropes for The Pella Outdoor Aquatic Center and Lane Rope Storage Reel."
   You will be contacted by phone or email very soon by our local store manager to set up the check presentation and local press coverage.
   We are enclosing a summary report of our 2011 awards and ask that you complete and return the enclosed report form by Dec. 28, 2012 so that we can learn about and celebrate your success.  
   Thanks for all that you are doing for our community,
                                                                                      Jim Theisen, President

We are almost half way there and have secured funding of $1,960, only $2,200 left to raise and then we can purchase the 6 lane ropes and storage reel.  Let's keep up the fundraising.  

USA Memberships till Dec. 31, 2011

If you have a USA membership good through Dec. 31, 2011 and participated in the Pella Swim Club this past year.  Registration has been opened up for two upcoming USA meets.  The BLAST Dec. 2-4 in Cedar Falls
Reg. due Nov. 9

ICE Dec. 10-11 in Iowa City Reg. due Nov. 18

Below is a list of the swimmers that are eligible as well as all current members:
Jacob Lensing
Jon Lensing
Hannah Pickett
Makenna Bogaard
Levi Heschke
Sarah Heschke
Joseph Heschke

The swimmers can register for the meets, pay the regular meet entry fees and would need to pay an additional $10 Pella Swim Club splash fee to participate.

Here is the link for the DASH meet information. Please use the meet registration form when registering.  Payment is required at the time of registration.

Any Questions please contact Melissa Webb at 627-5123.