Swim Team

Fallen Timbers Swim Team is a team with a mission to help children learn and enjoy the sport of swimming. Swimmers need to be a member of FTFRC. We accept swimmers ages 5 to 18 (swimmers should be able to make one lap of the pool in some way. It does not have to be a perfect stroke).

 

This year it would be nice to see the team register 150 swimmers! Everyone counts! Each swimmer has the opportunity to participate in meets, earn ribbons, participate in fun practices, meet new friends, receive end of season gift, and most importantly build a love of swimming!

We look forward to ending this winter and having some fun in the sun!
Go Frogs!

 

SWIM TEAM NEWS

 

Attention returning FROG swim team families and interested swimmers! 

 

We will be having our registration and suit fitting (new 2 year team suit this year!) on Sunday May 6th from 1-3pm at the CLUBHOUSE.  

Come out to sign up for the team, order your suit and spirit wear and meet all of the coaches.

 

2018 swim team information packet is attached.

 

We are so excited for this summer swim season and are looking forward to our returning swimmers and hopefully many new ones! 

Parent meeting will be Sunday June 3 at 6pm in the Clubhouse and practices begin bright and early on Monday June 4.  

 

As always we need lots of volunteers to help our team and season run smoothly so please bring your calendars to registration and be ready to sign up for your work hours!  

2018 swim team information packet.pdf
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FTFRC SWIM TEAM REGISTRATION FORM 2018.p[...]
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2018 FT Important Information.pdf
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Stroke Clinic Information 2018.pdf
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Wilkinson’s Swim Wear order form for our team suit and spirit wear:

Deadline:

Important Dates:

Parent Meeting on Sunday June 3rd at 6pm

Banquet on July 31st

PRACTICE

First Day of Practice June 4th
Practices run M-F
10 and Under 9am-10am
11 and Older 10am-11am

Swim Meets

The Fallen Timbers Frogs are a part of the Ohio Michigan Summer Swim League (OMSSL) along with teams from Green Hills, Lincolnshire, Brookwood, Delta, and Bohn. We will have a total of 3 home meets and 4 away meets. All swim meets are on Tuesday mornings, except champs, which is on July 28th and will last all day. We rely on parent volunteers to help with these meets. We ask that each family complete at least 10 volunteer hours. Please see our parent reps at practices for more information.

2018 FTFRC Swim Meets
        Warm Up Start Time
Week 1 Tuesday, June 12th HOME Mock Meet @ FT     ALL swimmers be there @ 9am
Week 2 Tuesday, June 19th HOME Lincolnshire @ FT 9am 10am    
Week 3 Tuesday, June 26th AWAY FT @ Delta 9am 10am    
Week 4 Tuesday, July 3rd HOME Bohn Pool @ FT 9am 10am    
Week 5 Tuesday, July 10th  AWAY FT @ Green Hills 10am 11am    
Week 6 Tuesday, July 17th  AWAY FT @ Brookwood 9am 10am    
  Saturday, July 28th  AWAY CHAMPS @Green Hills 11 yrs and up 7am      11 yrs and up 8am
        10 yrs and under 1pm 10 yrs and under 2 pm
Swim Meet Checklist:
Swimmers:   Parents:  
Towels Suit Chair Sunglasses
Goggles Team Cap Beverages Sunscreen
Healthy Food      

Our Swim Head Coach is:

Caroline Lathrop swimteamcoach@ftfrc.com 419-262-1700

 

Coaching Staff:

            Head Coach and 8 & Under Coach: Caroline Lathrop

            9-10 and 13 & Up Coach: Jacob Sobczak

            11-12 Coach: Gretchen Rudolph

            Future Frogs:   Paula Kirby

meet the coaches 2018.pdf
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Our swim team parent volunteers are:

Julie Meeker swimteam@ftfrc.com  419-345-0745

Lisa Ellison swimteam2@ftfrc.com  419-320-6293

PLEASE NOTE: It is important that parents notify their coach when a child will miss practice for several days. It is especially important to let a coach know if a child will miss a meet. This is extremely important when the coaches are putting together meet lineups. If a swimmer misses a meet and a coach is not informed ahead of time the swimmer will be taken off relays for the following meet. Please, don’t let your team down. We need you!!

Please try to make plans on attending as many meets as possible but at least two to be eligible for champs. Also, we need as many swimmers as possible for the Brookwood and Green Hills meets. 

Stroke Clinics & Swim Lessons

Great way for younger siblings to learn to swim or for swimmers to develop strokes and get 1-on-1 attention. See Coach Caroline for more information!

 Text alert information for swim team:

Remind 101 Poster 2018.pdf
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OMSSL Summer Swim League Website:  http://omssl.weebly.com/

SIGN UP FOR WORK HOURS

Each swim family is responsible to work 10 hours.

VOLUNTEERS

As you may be aware, it has been extremely difficult in the past to secure enough volunteers to work at our meets. 

 

As a result of this continued need each family will be required to give a $75.00 deposit at the time of registration, which will be held until 10 work hours have been completed for the Swim Team.  (The required 5 FTFRC work hours will be included in these 10 hours worked.)

 

It is requested that you first consider working meets, however, if this is not possible, there are additional Swim Team work hours available. 

 

All checks will be returned upon verification of work hours completed. 

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