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    Medals for all Swimmers

    If you were unable to attend the End of Season Party, your kids medals are in the green box located in the pool office. For those that are new to the team, every swimmer receives a medal. Please stop by and pick them up while lifeguards are there, as the

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    End of Season Party and Raffle!

    It's hard to believe the end of another Deerfield Dragon Swim Season is over! Come celebrate our swimmers and their accomplishments this season! Join us tomorrow from 6pm-8pm for food and fellowship.

    Our annual raffle is back, as well! Below is a list of items that you can

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    Champs info. and End of Season Party-please RSVP!

    What a Great Champs Meet yesterday! Very proud of all of our swimmers for their sportsmanship and all of our parents for supporting our kids. We were told that we will not have results from the Champs Meet until Tuesday or Wednesday. I will send an email regarding the outcome just…

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    Heat Sheet for Champs is posted

    The heat sheet is now posted on our website. Meets>Meet schedule>Champs Meet>Heat Sheet.

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    Movie Day is tomorrow! Still have some seats available!

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    MOVIE TIME!!

    Join us on Friday, June 23rd at 1:45 pm at the Santikos Palladium Theater @ RIM (17703 W IH-10). Don't forget to wear orange and show your Deerfield Dragon Spirit!

    There are limited seats available if you are interested in attending tomorrow. Stop by the office

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    Waiting on Info. for the champs meet

    Hello all,

    I am waiting on more information from the other team about the meet on Saturday. I do know that the meet will start at 8:00 am with an arrival time of 7:00 am. As soon as I get the heat sheet, I will post that along…

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    MOVIE WITH COACHES IS TOMORROW!

    Our team movie is tomorrow! If you have not already done so, please stop by the office to pay for your tickets today between 8:30-12:30. Don't forget to wear your Deerfield orange as we take over the whole theater to see Cars 3!!

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    Third time is a charm! ***UPDATED TIMES***

    Let's try this again! The times below are correct, I promise :-) The 7/8's practice will overlap with the 5/6's.
     

    Reminder that this weeks practice is only for those kids attending the meet.

    Practice Schedule:

    5/6 - 8:30-9:00

    7/8 -

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    MOVIE DAY WITH THE COACHES!

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    MOVIE TIME!!

    Join us on Friday, June 23rd @ 2:00 pm at the Santikos Palladium Theater @ RIM (17703 W IH-10).

    Please RSVP (both adults and children) by Monday, June 19th. You can RSVP by signing in to our site>Calendar>June 23>RSVP. 

    A

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    Champs Meet Correction!

    I'm sorry for the confusion about the RSVP date for the Champs Meet! Champs is on Saturday, June 24. The deadline to RSVP for the meet is this Friday, June 16. 

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    Champs Meet Correction!

    I'm sorry for the confusion about the RSVP date for the Champs Meet! Champs is on Saturday, June 24. The deadline to RSVP for the meet is this Friday, June 16. 

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    Champs Meet Correction!

    I'm sorry for the confusion about the RSVP date for the Champs Meet! Champs is on Saturday, June 24. The deadline to RSVP for the meet is this Friday, June 16. 

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    SAVE THE DATE FOR END OF SEASON PARTY - June 28!

    Our End of Season Party is fast approaching! Save the date for Wednesday, June 28th to celebrate our swimmers and families. Be on the lookout for an email with more information.

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    NIGHT PRACTICE FOR 13 & UP!!!

    Parents,

    Night practice has always been a fun event for the kiddos that turn 13! We will have night practice for our swimmers 13 years and older from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm, this Thursday, June 15. They​ will​ have morning practice as well.

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    Deerfield vs. HP results 2017

    Thank you to all of the swimmers and volunteers for working so hard today to make this a great meet! 

    Final Results: Deerfield - 740  Hollywood Park - 688

    Get some rest and we will see you on Monday morning.

    Deerfield Management

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    Heat Sheet for the Deerfield vs. HP meet

    The heat sheet is now posted on our website. Meets>Meet schedule>Deerfield vs. Hollywood Park>Heat Sheet. There have been many changes to the relays due to kids being under the weather. The heat sheet does not reflect the relay changes. Coaches will talk to the kids about relays at the meet.

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    SPIRIT ITEMS

    Good morning!

    Tomorrow we will be selling Deerfield Swim Team spirit items during practices. If you have already purchased something, please come by to pick it up! If you want to show some extra spirit you can purchase the following:

    Tumbler Green or Slate - $20.00

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    Results from the Deerfield vs. Encino Park meet

    Thank you to all of the volunteers, parents and swimmers for another successful Home Meet!                                                       

    Final Score: Deerfield 806

                        Encino Park 646                            


    Results are posted on the website. Meet Schedule>Deerfield vs. Encino Park>Results.

     

     

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    Deerfield vs. Encino Park - Home Meet - 6/6/2017

    Heat Sheets and Meet Entries are posted on the website. Go to Meets>Meet Schedule>Scroll down to the Encino Park vs. Deerfield Meet and you will see the links to both of those.

    SWIM  MEET INFORMATION

    Here's some handy information for our meet tomorrow afternoon...

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    Deerfield vs. Encino Park - Home Meet - 6/6/2017

    Heat Sheets and Meet Entries are posted on the website. Go to Meets>Meet Schedule>Scroll down to the Encino Park vs. Deerfield Meet and you will see the links to both of those.

    SWIM  MEET INFORMATION

    Here's some handy information for our meet tomorrow afternoon...

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    Lost and Found

    Hello Dragon Parents,

    If your child has lost their towel, goggles, swimsuit, clothes, action figures, or sandwich (I threw it away ;-), then it is probably in the lost and found in front of the office. The smell radiating from the lost items is quite an unusual smell

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    **AM PRACTICE SCHEDULE & CHAMPS SHIRTS ORDER INFO**

    If you are ordering a Champ t-shirt, please place your order in the green box in the "Order Forms" folder.

    Beginning tomorrow, June 2nd, the morning practice schedule will be as follows:

    5/6s - 8 - 8:30am

    7/8 - 8:30 - 9:30am

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    Updated times for the Swim-a-thon TODAY!!


    The times for the swimmers are as follows:

     

    5/6 - 4-4:30

    7/8 - 4:30-5:15

    9/10 - 5:15-6

    11/12 - 6-6:45

    13&up - 6:45-7:30

    We look forward to seeing everyone at the pool today to

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    Results from the Hidden Forest vs. Deerfield meet

    The results from the meet are now on the website. Go to the Actions tab>Parents Page>in the "your swimmers" box click on the swimmer icon. You will see all of their times from this past Friday's meet.

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    Practice is cancelled for the 7/8 age group

    Practice for the 7/8 age group is cancelled. Will update other groups later.

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    PRACTICE CANCELLED FOR 5/6 - Wednesday, May 31st

    Practice for the 5/6 age group is cancelled. Will update other groups later!

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    Practice Optional for 13&Up

    Last but not least, practice for the 13&Up age group is optional. Practice will proceed as long as weather permits. 

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    Practice is cancelled for the 11/12 age group

    Practice is cancelled for the 11/12 age group today, May 30. Will determine the 13&up soon.

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    Practice is cancelled for the 9/10 age group

    Practice is cancelled for the 9/10 age group today, May 30. Will update the rest of the age groups later.

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    Practice is cancelled for the 7/8 today, May 30

    Practice is cancelled for the 7/8 age group today, May 30. Will decide the older age groups later.

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    PRACTICE CANCELLED FOR 5/6 - Tuesday, May 30

    Practice for 5/6 is cancelled for today, May 30. Will decide on the other age groups soon. 

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    Champs T-Shirts - Resend

    I apologize if you have already received this message. There was an error and only half of the team received the email.

    I know it is early to start thinking about purchasing shirts for champs, but things are a little different this year. Since champs are not going

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    Champs T-shirt Order

    I know it is early to start thinking about purchasing shirts for champs, but things are a little different this year. Since champs are not going to be at the Davis Natatorium, I have to take orders for shirts now. We do not know which swimmers will be in the

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    CHAMPS SHIRTS

    I know it is early to start thinking about purchasing shirts for champs, but things are a little different this year. Since champs are not going to be at the Davis Natatorium, I have to take orders for shirts now. The shirts will be in on time for kids to…

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    Meet Score and No practice on Monday

    Thank you to all of our swimmers and fantastic volunteers for making our first meet a success! For those of you that are new to the team, I hope you are recovering after the meet ;-) Meets can be a little bit overwhelming, but you hung in there and our…

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    There WILL be tarps for the older kids!!


    Correction about the tarps, we WILL have them for the older kids that are in the grassy area!

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    Spirit Day and Picture Info.

    Tomorrow is our first Home Swim Meet! To show your Dragon Pride, wear your Deerfield Dragon shirts!

    Also, pictures are in and you can find them in the green box outside of the office filed under your last name. Check your box periodically for any ribbons or other items…

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    NEW TIME FOR STROKE CLINICS - MAY 27

    Stroke clinics are coming up on Saturday, May 27th. You can sign up for these at the pool. Space is limited and payment is due within 48 hours to guarantee a spot. Private lessons are scheduled directly with the coaches. Clinics are $20 per swimmer per clinic and are for

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    PRACTICE CANCELLED FOR 5/6 - OPTIONAL FOR 7&UP - MAY 22

    Practice for the 5/6 swimmers is canceled. Optional practice for 7 & Up.

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    STROKE CLINICS RESCHEDULED FOR NEXT WEEKEND

    Due to the fabulous weather, the stroke clinics have been postponed to next Saturday, May 27.

     

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    Pictures are today! Bring a towel!

    Don't forget to bring a towel for after your kids take pictures. The kids get in the pool for their individual photos and will be very cold after. 

     

     

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    Results from Time Trials

    If you would like to see your swimmers' times from time trials, they are now on the website. Go to the Actions tab>Parents Page>in the "your swimmers" box click on the swimmer icon. There you will see all of their times from this past weekend and from previous swim meets

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    RSVP DEADLINES 2017 - PLEASE READ!!

    Your RSVP's are very important to us.  They are the only way we will know your swimmer’s intention.  Additionally, it allows us to make sure the coaches have enough time to create meet entries, and coordinate with the other teams.

    What swimmers will

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    INFORMATION FOR TIME TRIALS

    Hello Dragon families,

    Time Trials is tomorrow! Please have your swimmer at the pool by 8:00 AM. There will be a check in table for you to check in your swimmer and if you are volunteering.

    Heat Sheets will be posted by

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    PRACTICE CANCELLED FOR 5/6 OPTIONAL FOR 7&UP MAY-10

    Hello all,

    Practice is cancelled for the 5/6 swimmers. Optional practice for 7&Up. We will try again tomorrow and hope the sun comes out soon!

    Rachel Krueger

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    TIME TRIALS ARE THIS SATURDAY - MAY 13!!

    Dear Parents,

    Time Trials are scheduled for this Saturday, May 13th. Time Trials (a.k.a. mock meet) are run similar to a meet minus the relays, and help swimmers mentally prepare for meets. Time Trials also help the coaches evaluate each swimmer; to see what strokes they are legal…

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    TUESDAY - May 9 - Practice for 8 & under cancelled

    Practice for 8 and under is cancelled. Practice is optional for 9 and Up weather permitting. I'll send another email if anything changes. 

    Rachel Krueger 

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    8 and Under Cancelled The Rest Optional

    Hello All!

    Due to the cooler weather today, the pool temperature is just too cold for our 8 and Unders. The rest of the age groups WILL have an optional practice today.

     

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    Stroke and Turn Clinic-TONIGHT! 6:30

    If you are volunteering as a Stroke and Turn Judge, there will be a clinic tonight, Thursday, May 11. The original time was set for 6:45, but had to be moved up to 6:30. The clinic will be held at the Deerfield pool. If you have any questions, please contact Rachel.

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    **MEET SCHEDULE CHANGE**

    Hello All!!

    Our Saturday, June 17th meet has been moved to MONDAY, June 19th at 5:30pm. It will still be held at Vista Del Norte. There has also been a change in the volunteer assignments for this meet, so please check your volunteer commitments ASAP. You can do

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    NEW PARENT ORIENTATION AND TRYOUT INFO. (APRIL 30)

    For new swimmers that have not been seen by the coaches, please plan on being at the pool at 5:30 pm this Sunday. Have your swimmer bring their swimsuit and towel. 

    For those of you new to swim team, there will be a new parent orientation at the pool,

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    PRACTICE STARTS THIS MONDAY, MAY 1!!

    It's that time of year again! It's time for the 2017 Deerfield Dragon swim season to begin! Practice starts this Monday, May 1. 

    May 1 - June 2nd - Afternoon Practice Times

    Age Groups                            

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    New Parent Orientation, Dive certs, and Swimsuit info.

    Hello all,

    A reminder to new families that new parent orientation is Sunday, April 30 at 6:30 pm at the Deerfield Pool

    Also, if your child has not been able to make the dive certification, we are working on a location and a date. Be on

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    LAST DAY FOR REGISTRATION!!

    Today is the last day to register for swim team! We will be at the pool today (4/9) from 4:00-6:00. You can purchase your swim gear from Swim Freak and pay any outstanding dues. See you there!

    Rachel Krueger

    Deerfield Swim Team Manager                                                                                                                                              

     

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    REMINDER - SECOND DIVE CERTIFICATION DATE - APRIL 1

    NEW SWIMMERS: If you weren't able to make the first dive certification, please be at the next one this Saturday, April 1st at 12:00 pm. The pool is located next to the Josh Davis Natatorium - 12002 Jones Maltsberger Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216​. This is the FINAL dive certification

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    ONSITE REGISTRATION DATES AND OTHER INFORMATION

    There will be two onsite registration dates at the Deerfield Pool: Monday, April 3 - 6:00 pm-8:00 pm and Sunday, April 9 - 4:00 pm-6:00 pm. Our swimsuit vendor, SwimFreak, will be at both of the registration days. This will be an opportunity for new families to purchase your kids…

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    SECOND DIVE CERTIFICATION DATE - APRIL 1

    If you are unable to make the Dive Certification tomorrow, we have been given a second date. They will be held Saturday, April 1 at 12:00 pm at the Walker Pool (same location).

    Deerfield Management 

     

     

     

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    REGISTRATION FOR NEW FAMILIES STARTS TOMORROW!

    If you know a family in our area that would like to join our fabulous team, please let them know registration starts tomorrow! Signs will be posted around the neighborhood with our website information. 

    Deerfield Management

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    Errors with registration fees

    Hello all,

    The glitch with registration has been fixed.  However, if we discovered that you had errors, then we will be contacting you within the next 24 hours.

    Thanks,

    Deerfield Management

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    Deerfield Dragons Registration Glitch

    Good Morning!

    Registration has been temporarily closed due to a glitch in the system. We are working to correct the problem and will send out another email as soon as it is fixed. We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused.

    We appreciate your patience!

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    DEERFIELD Pre-registration starts tomorrow!

     

    This is a reminder that the Deerfield Dragons online pre-registration for returning families starts tomorrow, Monday, February 27 at 6:00 a.m!

    We will open pre-registration to new families on Monday, March 20 so make sure to register

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    REGISTRATION FOR DEERFIELD DRAGONS 2017!

    Hello Dragon Families!

    Welcome back to summer swim!  Yes, I know it’s only February, but summer will be here before we know it!!  As we prepare for another exciting swim season, I wanted to share some key upcoming dates with everyone.

    Online Registration:

    Pre-Registration

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    Kelly Huber

    Deerfield Swim Families,

     

    With heavy hearts, we come to you to let you know of the death of our beloved Swim Team Manager, Kelly Huber. She passed away Thursday morning in a tragic accident in Colorado.  Both daughters sustained injuries during the accident.  The girls

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    Swim Clubs in San Antonio

    Hello all,

    If anyone is interested in continuing with swimming, here is some information regarding the different swim clubs in San Antonio:

    Alamo Area Aquatics (Blossom Athletic Center and Northside Block)
    http://www.aaaa-sa.org

    SA Wave (Alamo Heights and UTSA)
    http://www.sawave.org/Home.jsp?team=stsaw

    Streamline (UIW)

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    Champs Results, Ribbons/Medals, Raffle, & Lost and Found

    Dragons - yesterday was pretty amazing! Our swimmers were on fire... We walked away with 8 of the 12 banners (a Deerfield record, and possibly a league record) and several high point awards!!  We should all be very proud. 

    Individual and Relay results from the Champs meet…

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    End of Season Party RSVP

    Good evening - we have your families RSVP for the End of Season Party tomorrow night, but we have not yet received payment.  Please bring your payment with you to the event.  As a reminder, tickets are $8.00 each.

    Thank you and have a great night.

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    Champs Entries....

    ...have been posted to the site.  As always, relays are subject to change up to the time of the event.  Additional details regarding Champs will be coming out tomorrow!

    Swim Fast

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    Lost and Found

    Parents,

    We have a lot of items in the lost and found. There are quite a few towels hanging over the rail under the patio, and many items of clothing, etc. in the patio area also.

    Please check and see if any of the items belong to…

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    Champs Practice - Thursday, June 23, 2016

    Parents,

    Every year we hold a short practice for swimmers attending champs at the Davis Natatorium located at Blossom Athletic Center. The address for the Josh Davis Natatorium is: 12002 Jones Maltsberger Rd, San Antonio, TX 78216.

    This gives swimmers a chance to get familiar with…

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    2016 Champs Roster and End of Season

    Dragons - Happy Father's Day to all of the dads!  We hope you've all had a wonderful day with your faimilies today!

    The 2016 Champs Roster has been posted.  Please go to Meets, Meet Schedule, and select "Roster" next to the Champs Meet. 

    Yesterday was the…

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    Deerfield @ Hollywood Park Results

    Deerfield: 814

    Hollywood Park: 600

     

    Results have been posted to the website.

    Congrats on a great season Dragons!

    #FireonWater

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    Vineyard @ Deerfield Results....

    Final Score:

    Deerfield: 832

    Vineyard: 615

    Individual and Relay results have been posted to the site.

    Congratulations Dragons!

    #FireonWater

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    Deerfield Dragons Home vs. Vineyard Meet information

    THERE WILL BE PRACTICE TOMORROW MORNING FOR ALL AGE GROUPS FOR MEET PREP, SO PLEASE PLAN ON ATTENDING!!


    LARGE CHAIRS WILL NO LONGER BE PERMITTED IN THE DRAGON KEEPING AREA!! The chairs take up too much room and some swimmers end up sitting in the grass away

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    Hidden Forest @ Deerfield Meet Results

    Results have been updated for this meet - the original posting showed the results based on "yards" course times - our pool is "meters" and the results have been converted appropriately.  My apologies for any confusion.

     

    drum roll please.....

                                                                      Deerfield: 818.5

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    Entries and Heat Sheet Posted for Vienyard @ Deerfield

    Parents,

    The entries for our meet on Tuesday vs Vineyard have been posted to the web site. After logging in, select Meets > Meet Schedule and then click on "Entries" or "Heat Sheet."  Remember to print and bring a copy of the Heat Sheet with you to the meet.  **Relays

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    Picture Make Up Day - Saturday, June 11 @ 9am

    Reminder - if you were unable to attend picture day in May, we will be holding a make-up session for individual pictures only on Saturday, June 11th from 9am-10am.  Order forms are available at the office.

    If this make-up date does not work for your family, please contact the photographer, Kim Sutlive…

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    TIME CHANGE - Night Practice - TONIGHT - 8:30-10:00

    Parents,

    We will have night practice for our swimmers 11 years and older from 8:30 pm to 10:00 pm, tonight. Theywillhave morning practice as well.

    For those of you new to the team, night practice is something fun we do for our older…

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    Hidden Forest @ Deerfield Meet Results

    drum roll please.....

                                                                      Deerfield: 818.5

                                                                 Hidden Forest: 630.5

     

    Results have been posted to the website - there are 2 documents, individual event results and relay results.

     

    and YES, there is practice in the morning!

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    PRACTICE CANCELED FOR 7/8 TODAY - JUNE 2

    Practice is canceled today for the 7/8 group today. Please come back for the food and fun at 6:00!

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    PRACTICE CANCELED FOR 5/6

    Practice is canceled for the 5/6 group. Please come back at 6:00 for food and fun!

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    SWIM-A-THON!

    Summer is officially here... what better way to kick it off than with the annual swim-a-thon.  Below is a schedule of tonights events (assuming mother nature cooperates).  We look forward to seeing everyone there!

    Swim-A-Thon Lap Swimming Schedule  
       
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    PRACTICE CANCELED FOR 13 AND UP

    Practice is canceled for the 13 and Up today.

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    Stroke Clinics on Saturday, June 4th

    Dragon Families - just a reminder that our second (and final) set of stroke clinics for the season will be held on Saturday, June 4th.  Please visit the Stroke Clinic page for the links to SignUpGenius to register.  Space is limited.  

    If you have already registered, payment is

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    9/10 GROUP 1 PRACTICE CANCELED

    Practice for the 9/10 Group 1 is canceled.

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    7/8 GROUP CANCELED

    The 7/8 group practice is canceled today as well. 

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    PRACTICE CANCELED FOR THE 5/6 GROUP

    Practice for the 5/6 group is canceled today due to the weather. We will update 30 minutes prior to each group to notify if practice is canceled for any other times.

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    Monday, May 30th

    Dragons - the optional practice tomorrow is canceled as the pool is open to the public for the holiday.  We will extend the deadline to RSVP for swim-a-thon to Tuesday, May 31st.  

    Hope you all have a wonderful weekend!

    -Kelly

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    Final Score

    Deerfield: 853.5

    Encino Park: 593.5

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    PICTURES ARE IN!

    ...and available in the office for pickup!

    (sorry for all of the emails today)

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    Spirit Items are IN!!!!

    Your long awaited spirit items have arrived.  I will be at the pool from 5:15-8 tonight if you would like to pick up your items this evening.  Thank you!

    Kelly

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    Spirit Items are IN!!!

    Your long awaited spirit items have arrived.  I will be at the pool from 5:15-8 tonight if you would like to pick up your items this evening.  Thank you!

    Kelly

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    DEERFIELD DRAGONS SPIRIT DAY!!

    ATTENTION ALL DRAGONS!! Tomorrow is Spirit Day, so wear your swim team shirts to school and represent the Deerfield Dragon Swim Team! #fireonwater

     

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    DEERFIELD DRAGONS SPIRIT DAY!!

    ATTENTION ALL DRAGONS!! Tomorrow is Spirit Day, so wear your swim team shirts to school and represent the Deerfield Dragon Swim Team! #fireonwater

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    Individual Pictures Make-Up Date: June 11, 2016 @ 9am

    Dragons - if you were unable to attend picture day this morning, we will be holding a make-up session for individual pictures only on Saturday, June 11th from 9am-10am.  Order forms are available at the office.

    If this make-up date does not work for your family, please contact the…

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    Individual Pictures Make-Up Date: June 11, 2016 @ 9am

    Dragons - if you were unable to attend picture day this morning, we will be holding a make-up session for individual pictures only on Saturday, June 11th from 9am-10am.  Order forms are available at the office.

    If this make-up date does not work for your family, please contact the…

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    ALL PRACTICES CANCELED TODAY, THURSDAY, MAY 19

    Due to the amount of rain we have had and the water temperature being too cold, we have decided to cancel practice today for all age groups. 

    Rachel Krueger

    Communications Manager

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    PRACTICE CANCELED FOR 8 AND UNDER TODAY

    Practice has been canceled for 8 and under today. We will send an update for the other age groups by 3:00.

    Rachel Krueger

    Communications Manager

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    SWIM PRACTICE FOR 5/6 CANCELED-PRACTICE IS OPTIONAL FOR 7/8

    Practice has been canceled today for the 5/6 group due to the temperature being low. For the 7/8 group practice is optional. All other practices will be held today at their regular time. 

    REMINDER: Payment for swim clinics on Saturday, May 21, is due PRIOR to Saturday!

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    PICTURE DAY, CLINICS & PRIVATE LESSONS

    Dragon Families - thanks to all who made it out on Saturday for Time Trials. It was a successful event and allowed new swimmers and families to get a feel for how our upcoming dual meets will run. A special thank you to the volunteers that pitched in, especially those

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    HEAT SHEETS AND ENTRIES POSTED FOR TIME TRIALS

    Parents,

    The heat sheets and entries for Time Trials tomorrow have been posted to the web site. After logging in, select Meets > Meet Schedule and then click on "Heat Sheet" or "Entries".

    Rachel 

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    Last Call for Spirit Items Orders

    Reminder that we are accepting additional orders for Spirit items through Friday, May 13th.  If you are interested in getting a shirt, ball cap, visor, or yard sign, please place your order by this Friday.  This will be the final order for the season and items will be in prior to the first…

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    Practice Time Changes beginning Monday, May 9th

    Good morning Dragons!

    We are making an adjustment to the daily practice schedule by placing all 11/12's in the 6:30-7:15 time slot and all 13+ in the 7:15-8:00 time slot.  This will allow each group to be more focused on prepping for upcoming swim meets.  I believe one…

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    Intra-Team Meet and Dates for the Swim Season

    Intra-team meet will be held next Saturday, May 14. We are trying something new and running this just like we would a regular swim meet. Please make every effort to attend, coaches will use the times from this meet to seed both the individual events and the relays for the

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    Spirit Items, Lost and Found, and Practice Expectations

     

    Spirit Items:

    The spirit items are in (with the exception of the camouflage shirts that should be in early next week) and we will be distributing them today and tomorrow at the pool during practice. Please plan on coming today or tomorrow to pick up your items.

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    Please confirm your Volunteer Positions

    Deerfield Dragon Families,

    As we approach our first swim meets, we are in the process of finalizing volunteer positions.  Due to various issues, we had to make a few adjustments with existing positions, and also assigned positions to those who were unable to sign up online or registered

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    PRACTICE FOR MONDAY MAY 2

    Hello everyone,

    All swimmers should attend practice at their regular time. Due to the temperature, 8 and under will not get in the water today. The coaches want to talk with all of the kids and will work with them out of the water.  Swimmers 8 and under

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    Let the 2016 Season begin....

    Dragon Families – in just 3 short days our season begins….  We hope you are as excited as us for another great season.  As we get started we want to share some important information with you.  Please take a few minutes to read below:


    New Families: Our new…

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    New Parent Meeting

    Welcome New Dragon Parents!

    We are excited to have you with us and ask that you join us for a new parent meeting. 

    DATE: Sunday, May 1st

    TIME: 6:30 PM

    LOCATION: Deerfield Pool

     

    This will be a…

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    Dive Certification Make-Up Day

    The Dive Certification make-up day will be this Sunday, from 2pm-3pm @ the Deerfield pool.  Swimmers will be required to swim half the length of the pool to pass.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

    Thank you, 

    Kelly Huber

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    2016 Practice Schedule

    Dragon Families,

    The practice schedule has been posted.  Please log into the website, click "Our Team" and then "2016 Practice Schedule" to see which group your swimmer is in.  Practice starts Monday, May 2nd!  Just two more weeks!!!

    #FireonWater

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    REMINDER: Dive Certification for all NEW Swimmers is TODAY!

    Reminder that dive certification for all new swimmers is today, from 12-2pm @ the Walker Pool (next to the Josh Davis Natatorium) at Blossom Athletic Center.

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    ACTION REQUIRED: Final Registration Not Complete!!

    Dragon Family, 

    You are receiving this email because we missed seeing you at one of the Final Registration events.  Please contact Kelly Huber at your earliest convenience to complete the registration process.  

    #FireonWater

    Kelly Huber

    210-771-5114

    huberka@att.net

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    LAST CHANCE! - Final Registration this THURSDAY @ SWIM FREAK

    Final registration for the Deerfield Dragons Swim Team is this Thursday, and we are looking forward to seeing you at Swim Freak!

    If you missed pre-registration but are still interested in joining the team, you can still register by attending final registration.

    All families

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    Onsite Registration

    If you missed pre-registration but are still interested in joining the team, you can still register by attending one of the final registration days.

    All families must attend one of the final registration days to sign registration forms, confirm 4 volunteer spots, and pay registration fees. You will

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    Online Pre-Registration Ends on Sunday, March 27th

    Pre-registration ends this Sunday, March 27th at 5:00 p.m.

    If you have already registered, please take a minute to make sure your spirit items are correct, and that you have your 4 volunteer spots chosen. If you find you need to make a change to your spirit items or

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    Pre-Registration Starts Tomorrow, Monday, February 29th

    This is a reminder that the Deerfield Dragons online pre-registration for returning families starts tomorrow, Monday, February 29th at 6:00 a.m!

    We will open pre-registration to new families on Monday, March 14th so make sure to register early!

    After pre-registration opens, go to the website (www.DeerfieldDragons.com

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    SAVE THE DATES! Deerfield Dragons 2016 Summer Swim Schedule

    Good morning Dragon Families!

    Welcome back to summer swim!  Yes, I know it’s only January, but summer will be here before we know it!!  As we prepare for another exciting swim season, I wanted to share some key upcoming dates with everyone.

    Online Registration:

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    San Antonio Wave Stroke Clinics

    Parents,

    The San Antonio Wave still has some slots open for 12 and over swimmers in their upcoming Stroke Clinics.

     

    From The San Antonio Wave ...

    We are pleased to offer a FREE Stroke Clinic, which can also serve as a…

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    Deerfield Dominates Champs !!!

    Wow !!! What an awesome end to our season!!!

    In addition to being undefeated in the regular season, today we ...

    Won 7 age group high point banners ...

    Had 7 swimmers win their age group's high point award ...

    Had 16…

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    Revised Champs Heat Sheet

    Parents,

    There were some adjustments made to the Division A Championship entries.Event 20 (Boys 13-14 Freestyle) and Event 40 (Boys 13-14 IM) have been re-seeded. If you have a swimmer in one of these events, please download and reprint the revised heat sheet from our web site. All…

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    Championship Meet

    Parents,

    The Division A Championship Meet will be held this Saturday, June 27th at the Josh Davis Natatorium.

    For those families and swimmers attending the Championship meet, it is very important that you arrive on time and ready to swim the day of the meet.

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    Coaches Movie Day This Friday, June 25th

    Dragon Families,

    The coaches would like to invite all Dragon families to join them Friday afternoon to see Inside Out at the Regal Huebner Oaks theater at 2:45 p.m. (11075 Interstate 10 Frontage Rd, San Antonio, TX 78230).

    *Make sure you bring money for the movie

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    Division A Championship Heat Sheet

    Parents,

    The heat sheet for our champs meet on Saturday has been posted on the web site. Click on "Heat Sheet" next to the champs meet under "Meet Schedule".

    Thanks,
    David

     

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    Last Chance to RSVP for the End of Season Party

    Dragon Families,

    If you haven't RSVP'd for the End of Season Party and would still like to have dinner with the team, you have until Thursday evening to do so.  We will be taking the final count on Thursday so we can start our preparations. This is our

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    Swim Team pictures are ready

    Dear Parents,

    Our team pictures are ready and have been placed in your family folders. You can stop by to pick them up any time this week when the pool is open, or at the party on Sunday.

    Important:  Please tell your swimmers not to retrieve

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    Lost and Found

    Parents,

    We have a lot of items in the lost and found.   There are quite a few towels hanging over the rail under the patio, and many items of clothing, etc. in the patio area also.

    Please check and see if any of the items belong…

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    Championship Practice at Davis Natatorium

    Parents,

    If your swimmer is on the champs roster ...

    Every year we hold a short practice for swimmers attending champs at the Davis Natatorium located at Blossom Athletic Center. This gives swimmers a chance to get familiar with the venue. Our practice is scheduled on

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    Deerfield vs Hidden Forest Final Score

    Deerfield - 804.5

    Hidden Forest - 650.5

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    The Hidden Forest Meet is Still On

    Even though it's a little soggy outside, the meet this morning is still on. It will not be canceled or postponed unless there is lightning in the area.

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    Hidden Forest vs Deerfield Heat Sheet/Entries

    Parents,

    The heat sheet and entries report for our meet with Hidden Forest has been posted to the web site. After logging in, select Meets > Meet Schedule and then click on "Heat Sheet" or "Entries" next to the meet.

    Thanks,
    David 

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    Deerfield vs Hidden Forest Meet Parent Info

    Directions

    The Hidden  Forest  Swimming Pool  is located  at  15522  Partridge  Trail  (also 831 Sherman Oak-it’s on a corner) just  off  of  Bitters  Road between  Hwy  281  and  Blanco  Road  and  across  from  the  entrance  to  the Silverhorn Golf  Course.   The pool is located just down the street

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    USA Swimming Foundation

     
     
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    End of Season Party RSVP Deadline is Monday

     

    RSVP Deadline is this Monday, June 22nd

     

    If you haven't already RSVP'd for our End of Season Party and would like to help us celebrate yet another great Deerfield Dragon season, RSVP by Monday.  Our

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    Volunteer Information - Away vs Hidden Forest 6/20

    If you and/or another family member scheduled as a volunteer for our away meet against Hidden Forest on Saturday, June 20th, please make sure you know the what, where and when of your volunteer position by following the checklist below.

    Volunteer Checklist:

    1. Review your
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    Night Practice Canceled Due to Weather

    Our 11 and up night practice scheduled for tonight has been canceled due to the weather. 

    We are working on rescheduling for next week, and will give everyone an update as soon as possible.

    Deerfield Dragons Management Team

     

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    Night Practice!

    Don't forget that our second night practice for swimmers 11 years and older is tonight at 8:30.

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    Hollywood Park vs Deerfield Final Score

     

    Deerfield            847

    Hollywood Park  586

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    Picture Day is this Wednesday, June 17th

    On Wednesday, June 17th the day will start at 9:00 AM sharp with individual swimmer pictures broken into two groups (see schedule below), followed by the team picture.

    We will have Picture Order Forms (click here for sample) at the pool starting tomorrow.   Please pick one

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    Hollywood Park vs Deerfield Meet Notes

    Parents,

    A couple of notes concerning our upcoming  meet on Tuesday with Hollywood Park.

    1. Please check the entries list posted on the web site carefully to see which events your child is swimming. We have a few "Swim Ups" this time so you may not…

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    Hollywood Park vs Deerfield Heat Sheet/Entries

    Parents,

    The heat sheet and entries report for our meet with Hollywood Park has been posted to the web site. After logging in, select Meets > Meet Schedule and then click on "Heat Sheet" or "Entries".

    Thanks,
    David 

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    Deerfield vs Encino Park Final Score

    Deerfield ...... 861

    Encino Park ..584

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    Champs RSVP Important Information

    The RSVP Deadline for the indicating your availability for the Championship Meet is next Thursday at 5:00 p.m.

    Swimmers attending the championship meet are selected by the coaches based on a number of factors including swimmer's availability, swimmer’s times, sportsmanship, practice, attendance, work ethic and entry restrictions.

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    Volunteer Information - Home vs Hollywood Park 6/16

    If you and/or another family member scheduled as a volunteer for our home meet against Hollywood Park on Tuesday, June 16th, please make sure you know the what, where and when of your volunteer position by following the checklist below.

    Volunteer Checklist:

    1. Review your
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    Thank You !!!

    Parents,

    On behalf of the team managers and coaches I want to thank everyone for their tremendous support. Because of you, our first two meets of the season have run extremely well.

    Everything you do results in our coaches being able to concentrate on giving our

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    End of Season Party RSVP

     

     

     

    Come help us celebrate yet another great Deerfield Dragon season at our End of Season Party on Sunday, June 28th at the Deerfield pool from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Dinner will be

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    Deerfield vs Encino Park Parent Information

    Deerfield vs Encino Park
    Parent Information

     

    Here's some handy information for our meet this evening..

    It is very important that you arrive on time and allow time for parking, walking and setting up.  We do not have much time between warm-ups and

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    Deerfield vs Encino Park Heat Sheet

    Parents,

    The heat sheet for our meet with Encino Park has been posted to the web site. After logging in, select Meets > Meet Schedule and then click on "Heat Sheet".

    Thanks,
    David 

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    Stroke Clinic

    Parents,

    The sign up sheet for the clinic on Saturday will be posted on the office window. The clinic is for swimmers 7 years and older. 

    Thanks,
    David

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    Volunteer Information - Away vs Encino Park 6/08

    This is a reminder that we have you and/or another family member scheduled as a volunteer for our away meet against Encino Park on Monday, June 8th.

    Please make sure you know the what, where and when of your volunteer position by following the checklist below.

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    Swim-A-Thon is Today

    Join us on Thursday, June 4th (4:00 - 8:00 p.m.) at the Deerfield Pool 
    for our Annual Swim-A-Thon & End of School Celebration!
                        

    Sit back, relax and let the

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    Oak Meadow @ Deerfield results posted

    Parents,

    The results from our meet Friday night with Oak Meadow have been posted on the office windows as well as our website. After logging in to the web site, select Meets>Meet Schedule and then click on "results" next to the Oak Meadow meet.

    Archived results…

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    Oak Meadow vs Deerfield !!!

    Parents,

    Our first meet of the season is tomorrow. A couple of items ...

    1. The Heat Sheet and Entry Report are available on our website. Select Meets>Meet Schedule from the main menu. Click on the document name to the right of the "Home vs Oak…

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    Summer Practice Schedule

    Parents,

    Starting Friday, June 5th the practices will be moved to .the mornings

    8:00 - 8:30 5/6
    8:30 - 9:30 7/8
    9:30 - 10:30 9/10
    10:30 - 11:30 11/12
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    Volunteer Information - Home vs Oak Meadow 5/29

    If you are a family scheduled to volunteer, please make sure you know the what, where and when of your volunteer position by following the checklist below.

    Please make sure you know the what, where and when of your volunteer position by following the checklist below.

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    Optional practice for 13 and over

    Parents,

    Some of the older kids wanted to get in a practice today. This is an optional practice for swimmers 13 years and older. It will start at 6:30 this evening.

    Thanks,
    David

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    Stroke Clinics

    Parents,

    The sign up sheets for the clinics on Saturday have been posted on the office window. The clinics are for swimmers 7 years and older. Please pay me when you sign up.

    Thanks,
    David

     

    Breast/Fly 10:30 - 11:30

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    T-Shirts / 7&8 Practice / Lost Swimsuit

    Parents,

    I started handing out T-Shirts and silicon swim caps yesterday. If you didn't get yours please see me during practice.

    All 7 & 8 year olds will practice together starting Monday from 4:00 - 5:00.

    A team swimsuit was turned in to me…

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    Please watch your kids

    Parents,

    I understand that yesterday after I left the pool an epic "Noodle" battle occurred. At one point a kid was being hit to the point of crying.

    There are a few rules that we ask you and your children to follow ...

    1…

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    Meet RSVP Deadlines

       

    Dragon Families,

    Listed below are the RSVP deadlines for the season. Your RSVP's are very important to us because they are the only way we will know your swimmer’s intention.  Additionally, it allows us to make sure the coaches have

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    The swim season is upon us !!!

     

    WOW!

    Can you believe that swim practice starts on Monday? Here's what's going on over the next few days.

    Saturday - Dive Certifications/New Swimmer Evaluations #2

    If you have a new swimmer who hasn't completed the Dive Cert & Eval, you

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    Deerfield Dragons Have Another Awesome Season!

    The 2014 summer swim season was terrific for the Deerfield Dragons!  The team consisted of 180 athletes between the ages of 5 and 18 led by Head Coach Patrick McCloskey and Assistant Coaches Jennifer Jones, Michael Talley, and Luke Shaw.  Practices began on Monday, May 5th with the Deerfield Dragons

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    Construction on 281 done for the weekend

    Parents,

    KSAT is reporting that the work being done on 281 this weekend has been completed and all lanes are open.

    Thanks,
    David

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    Championship Heat Sheet

    Parents,

    The heat sheet for the division A championship is at http://www.lsssl.org/files/2014_division_a_heat_sheet.pdf.

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    Championship Meet

    Parents,

    The Division A Championship Meet will be held this Sunday, June 29th at the Josh Davis Natatorium. It is very important that you arrive on time and ready to swim the day of the meet.

    Construction

    All northbound lanes and the access road of

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    Coaches Movie Day Tomorrow AM

    Dragon Families,

    The coaches would like to invite all Dragon families to join them tomorrow (Saturday) morning at 11:30 to see How to Train Your Dragon 2 at the Santikos Embassy 14 theater (13707 Embassy Row San Antonio, TX 78216).

    *Make sure you bring money for

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    Swim Team pictures are ready

    Dear Parents,

    Our team pictures are ready and Kelly Multach will be distributing them tomorrow during all practice times. 

    If you can't make it to the pool tomorrow, pictures will be placed in the family folders and can be picked up any time this week when

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    Remaining Practices

    Parents,

    The 11 and ups will not be swimming today but will meet at their regular time ... 11:00. The coaches are meeting with each age group to go over the championship meet.

    The 12:00 to 12:30 practice has been canceled.

    Thanks,
    David

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    Practice plans for 7/8's and 9/10's

    Parents,

    Regardless of the weather, 7/8's will meet at 9:30 to discuss this weekend's championship meet with the coaches. 9/10's will meet at their regularly scheduled time(10:00) and practice if weather permits or discuss the championship meet with the coaches.

    Also, the Davis Natatorium is safe…

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    Practice Canceled for 5/6's this morning

    Parents,

    There are some more thunderstorms moving through downtown and headed north at the moment. At this time, we're cancelling practice for 5/6's

    Thanks,
    David

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    Champs Practice at Davis Natatorium

    Parents,

    We will be holding regular practice on Thursday morning as well as meeting at the Davis Natatorium at 1:30pm.

    Thanks,
    David

     

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    Scores/Results/Champs Information

    Parents,

    I'm catching up on a few things as we enter champs week ...

    1. The final score for our last meet was Deerfield - 794, Hollywood Park - 611.

    2. Results have posted to the website for our previous two meets.

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    Volunteer Information - 06/29 Championship Meet

    If you are scheduled as a volunteer for the championship meet on Sunday, June 28th, please make sure you know the what, where and when of your volunteer position by following the checklist below.

    Volunteer Checklist:

    1. Review your volunteer commitment (click here).
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    Deerfield Championship Info

    Dear Deerfield Dragon families,

    What a wonderful season this has been!  Thank you for the opportunity to coach your kids over the last two months.  Also, thanks for bringing your kids to practice each day and volunteering at our meets.  This season was a success because of your…

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    Deerfield vs Hollywood Park - Bring lawn chairs for the kids

    Parents,

    The area where our swimmers will be sitting is a covered pavilion with a cement floor and picnic tables. I would suggest bringing lawn chairs for your swimmers to sit in so they don't have to sit on the hard concrete.

    Thanks,
    David

     

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    Hollywood Park Meet Information

    Our next meet is on Saturday Morning at Hollywood Park. The Heat Sheet has been posted on our website. 

    Hollywood Park’s pool is located at 701 El Portal. From 1604 and Blanco head east, taking your first right onto Voigt Drive. Follow Voigt Drive and turn right onto

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    Meet Prep Practice - Friday, June 20th

    Parents,

    In preparation for our meet on Saturday, we will be slightly adjusting the schedule for tomorrow, Friday, June 20th only. 

    Age Group Practice Time
       5 & 6's   8:30 - 9:00 A.M.
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    Volunteer Information - 6/21 Away vs Hollywood Park

    If you are a family scheduled to volunteer, please make sure you know the what, where and when of your volunteer position by following the checklist below.

    Please make sure you know the what, where and when of your volunteer position by following the checklist below.

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    End of Season Party RSVP Deadline is June 23rd

    Deerfield Dragon Families,

    This is a reminder to please RSVP by June 23rd for the End of Season Party.  This is our last event of the season, and we are asking everyone to RSVP to make sure we have an accurate count of meals.

    To RSVP,

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    Deerfield vs Hidden Forest - Entries and Heat Sheet Posted

    Parents,

    Meet Entries and the Heat Sheet have been posted on the web site. To access them, log in to the web site, select "Meets" and then "Meet Schedule. Click on "Meet Entries" or "Heat Sheet" next to "Home vs Hidden Forest" to open the documents.

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    Meet Prep Practice - Tuesday, June 17th

    Parents,

    In preparation for our meet tomorrow evening, we will be slightly adjusting the schedule for tomorrow, Tuesday, June 17th only. 

    Age Group Practice Time
       5 & 6's   8:30 - 9:00 A.M.
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    Lost and Found

    Parents,

    We have a lot of items in the lost and found pile. Please check and see if any of the items belong to your family. The lost and found table is in front of the office.

    Thanks,
    David

     

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    Stroke Clinics

    Parents,

    I know it was announced at the last minute but we still have plenty of spots open for our stroke clinics. If you didn't get a chance to sign up today at the pool, I'll be taking sign-ups by email. Just let me know which time and…

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    Meet Prep Practice - Tuesday, June 17th

    Parents,

    Our next home meet will be on Tuesday, June 17th. We will be having a meet prep practice on that morning and ask that everyone attend practice for their appropriate age group. Minor changes have been made for 9/10's and 11 and ups .... see the schedule…

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    Night Practice Correction

    Parents,

    The 11 and ups will practice at their normal time (11:30 to 12:30) on Friday as well as having the night practice in the evening.

    Thanks,
    David

     

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    Deerfield vs Harmony Hills Final Score

    Oops! ... I forgot to announce the final score of the Harmony Hills meet.

    Deerfield - 828
    Harmony Hills - 625

    Once again, we had a lot of outstanding swims and personal best times.

    Thanks,
    David

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    Night Practice for 11 and ups

    Parents,

    We have scheduled two night practices for our swimmers 11 years and older. The first will be this Friday, June 13th and the second will be Sunday, June 22nd from 8:30 to 10:00pm. On days when we have night practice, there will not be a practice for them…

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    End of Season Party RSVP Deadline is June 23rd

     

    GET READY TO PARTY!!

     

    Come help us celebrate at the Deerfield Dragons End of Season Party on Sunday, June 29th at the Deerfield pool from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Dinner will be will be served from

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    11 and up practice cancelled

    Parents,

    There is some lightning along with this storm that's passing through. 11 and up practice is cancelled.

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    Deerfield vs Harmony Hills Results

    Parents,

    Results have been posted for our meet with Harmony Hills.

    To access the PDF report, log in to the website, select Meets>Meet Schedule. Click on "Results" next to Away vs Harmony Hills.

    To see your individual swimmers results go to the "Parents Page"…

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    Picture Day is scheduled for Wednesday, June 18th!

    On Wednesday, June 18th the day will start at 9:00 AM sharp with individual swimmer pictures broken into two groups (see schedule below), followed by the team picture.

    Schedule of Events:

    1) 9:00 – 9:30 AM – Individual swimmer photos (Last name A-K)

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    Volunteer Information - 06/17 Home vs Hidden Forest

    If you are a family scheduled to volunteer, please make sure you know the what, where and when of your volunteer position by following the checklist below.

    Please make sure you know the what, where and when of your volunteer position by following the checklist below.

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    Deerfield vs Harmony Hills Entries and Heat Sheet Posted

    Parents,

    Meet Entries and the Heat Sheet have been posted on the web site. To access them, log in to the web site, select "Meets">"Meet Schedule. Click on "Meet Entries" or "Heat Sheet" to open the documents.

    Relays

    Most of the relays have changed…

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    Meet Prep Practice - Friday, June 6th


    Parents,

    I apologize for the late notice but tomorrow is a meet prep day so all 9 and 10 year olds will practice from 10:00 - 11:00 am. All other groups will practice at their regularly scheduled time.

    Thanks,
    David

     

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    Schools Over! Morning Practice Schedule Starts


    Starting tomorrow (Friday, June 6), we will begin practicing in the mornings at the following times ...

    Age Group Practice Time
       5 & 6's   8:30 - 9:00 A.M.
       7 & 8's
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    Swim-A-Thon is Tonight - June 5th

    We have received reports that some families were not aware that the Swim-A-Thon was scheduled for tonight (see details below). 

    If you did not receive the email sent on 5/29 about the Swim-A-Thon, please let a manager know so we can try and determine why.  Another great source…

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    Volunteer Information - 06/07 Away at Harmony Hills

    If you are a family scheduled to volunteer, please make sure you know the what, where and when of your volunteer position by following the checklist below.

    Volunteer Checklist:

    1. Review your volunteer commitment (click here).
    2. Review the what, where and when of your
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    Deerfield vs Encino Results

    Parents,

    The results from Friday's meet with Encino Park have been posted on the web site. After logging in, select Meets>Meet Schedule from the main menu. Next to the meet "Home vs Encino Park" click on "Results" to download/open the PDF file.

    Also, results are now…

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    Deerfield vs Encino Park Final Score

    Encino Park - 726

    Deerfield - 724

     

     

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    Deerfield vs Encino Park Heat Sheet

    Parents,

    The heat sheet for tomorrow's meet has been posted on the web site. After logging in, select Meets>Meet Schedule from the main menu. Next to the meet "Home vs Encino Park" click on the words "Heat Sheet" to download the PDF file.

    Please print a…

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    Meet Prep Practice - Thursday, May 28th - Update

    Parents,

    Tomorrow will be our last practice before our meet on Friday. We are adjusting the schedule slightly so that relay team members can practice together.

    All 9/10's will practice from 5:00 to 6:00

    11 and ups will practice from 6:00 to 7:00

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    Spirit Day/Encino Park

    Parents,

    To get pumped up for our first swim meet against Encino Park, we're asking all Deerfield Dragons to wear their team shirt to school on Friday if your school allows it. Huebner Elementary especially will be a sea of orange!

    Thanks,
    David

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    Practice Canceled for 11 and up

    The weather just seems to be getting worse so we're canceling the 11 and up practice as well.

    Enjoy your Memorial Day ... stay dry!

     

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    Memorial Day Practice

    Parents,

    We will be holding an optional practice tomorrow (Memorial Day) morning ...

    5/6's 9:00 - 9:30

    7/8's 9:30 - 10:30

    All 9/10's 10:30 - 11:30

    11 and over 11:30 - 12:30

     

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    Volunteer Information - 05/30 Home vs Encino Park

    If you are a family scheduled to volunteer, please make sure you know the what, where and when of your volunteer position by following the checklist below.

    Volunteer Checklist:

    1. Review your volunteer commitment (click here).
    2. Review the what, where and when of your
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    Parent Relays

    Dear Dragon Parents,

    As many of you may know, Deerfield has been swimming parent relays during the meets after the coaches relays.  It is great fun and the children love seeing parents get into the action. 

    We would like to continue this tradition and are calling

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    Time Trials Information

    Parents,

    Here's some information for families attending time trials this Saturday ...

    We hold time trials mainly to get current times for each swimmer for each event they can swim legally. These times are used when entering meets to help ensure that swimmers are in heats…

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    Practice optional today for 8 and under swimmers

    Parents,

    Since it's still fairly cool and a stiff breeze is blowing, practice will be optional for swimmers 8 years old and under.

    Thanks,
    David

     

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    First Day of the Season!

    Wow! The first day of practice is in the history books! After months of preparation, it was great seeing the team finally in the pool. The water is 10 degrees warmer than last year which I'm sure makes everyone in the water feel much more comfortable.

    A couple of…

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    Meet RSVP Deadline for ALL Meets is Friday, May 16th

    The RSVP deadline for ALL meets is Friday, May 16th at 5:00 P.M. 

    This year we are asking all families to RSVP for all meets (Time Trials, Regular Season Meets & Champs) by Friday, May 16th.

    By the deadline date,

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    Practice Schedule

    Parents,

    The practice schedule for the team has been set.

    We have a very large group of 9 and 10 year olds and they are split into 2 groups. If you have a 9 or 10 year old swimmer, you can log into the website, click…

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    Registration Information

     

    If you missed registration but are still interested in joining the team, please contact our team manager, David Bogard, at (210) 863-8251 or dbogard@swbell.net.

     

     

     

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    End of Season Survey

    Dear Dragon Families,

    We would like to thank all the families for being a part of the Deerfield Dragons Swim Team this season. We have had so much fun!

    As our season has come to a close, we ask that you please take a few minutes to

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    Club Tryouts

    Dragon Parents,

    North San Antonio is lucky enough to have several excellent year round swim clubs and organizations. Each organization is unique and one of them is sure to be the perfect place for your swimmer to continue to hone their technique and stay in shape. All of

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    Parade Clarification

     Team,

    Everyone on the swim team is invited to come walk in the parade ... not just Deerfield residents. However, I think only Deerfield residents will be considered for the awards.

    David

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    Fourth of July Parade

    Team,

    Coach Patrick and I think it would be fun to celebrate our recent victory and share it with the rest of the neighborhood by walking in the annual Fourth of July parade together! Wear your swim team shirt and we'll come up with some kind of banner for

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    End of Season Party - Location Change

    Parents,

    Depending on where you look, the chance of thunderstorms is anywhere from 20 to 60% this evening.

    Instead of risking a rained out End of Season party, we're moving it!

    Longhorn Cafe is able to accomodate us at their location at Rittaman and Harry Wurzbach and

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    And this year's new Division A Champions are ...

     

     

    !!! The Deerfield Dragons !!!

     

    While not an officially recognized championship award, Deerfied scored the highest combined points at today's meet. This is a huge accomplishment for our team and is a first in our club's history. Unlike the age group awards, this…

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    Thursday Practice/Josh Davis Natatorium

    Parents,

    Swimmers going to champs will still have regular morning practice as well as the trip to the Josh Davis Natatorium in the afternoon. Please arrive at the natatorium at 12:45 and be ready to swim.  We only have 30 minutes in the pool this year and we

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    Lost and Found Items

    Parents,

    I have two lost and found items that I'd like to make sure get back to their proper owners.

    #1.   A T Shirt from a concert.

    #2.   A game for a portable video gaming system.

    If you think they may belong to your…

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    Champs Meet Information

    Parents,

    The Division A Championship Meet will be held this Saturday, June 29th at the Josh Davis Natatorium. The Davis Natatorium is an 8 lane, 25 yard indoor pool with an automatic starting and timing system and stadium seating for spectators. It is very important that you arrive on

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    Pre-Championship Visit to the Josh Davis Natatorium

     Parents,

    We have reserved the Josh Davis Natatorium at 1:00pm this Thursday for a Pre-Championship visit to familiarize the swimmers with the facility. For those who haven't been there before, it can be a little overwhelming swimming in larger pool with taller blocks. Please try attend if at all

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    Swim Team pictures are ready

    Dear Parents,

    Our team pictures are ready and Kelly Multach will be distributing them tomorrow during all practice times. 

    If you can't make it to the pool tomorrow, pictures will be placed in the family folders and can be picked up any time this week when the pool

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    Night Practice Tomorrow! Correction

    Parents,

    CORRECTION ... There WILL BE regular morning practice for this group in the morning as well as the night practice.

    There will be a night practice for swimmers 11 years and older tomorrow (Tuesday) from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Pizza and drinks will be served.

    Thanks,

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    This week's practice

    Team,

    Just a reminder that all swimmers are welcome to practice this week ... not just swimmers entered in champs. Please refer to the schedule that Patrick sent out earlier today.

    Thanks,
    David

     

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    Practice this week

    Dear Dragon Parents,

    The coaches are incredibly proud of how well our swimmers did against Hidden Forest yesterday.  To be within 23 points of the reigning Division A Champions is phenomenal!  It was a great meet to end the regular season with.  I'm also very impressed with our parents

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    Deerfield vs Hidden Forest Heat Sheet

    Parents,

    The heat sheet for tomorrow's meet has been posted to the web site. After logging in, select Swim Meets>Meet Schedule and then click on "Heat Sheet" to the right of the meet.

    ***  Relays are subject to change ***

    Volunteer heat sheets will be printed on

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    End of Season Party Reminder - RSVP by June 24th!

    Please make sure to RSVP

    by Monday, June 24th!

     

    To RSVP, please return the RSVP form with your payment in an envelope to our collection box during regular practice times.  The collection box (black box) is mounted on the wall outside
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    Deerfield vs Hidden Forest Meet Entries

    Parents,

    Our entries for the meet on Saturday with Hidden Forest have been posted to the website. After logging in, select swim meets>meet schedule and then click on "Entries" to the right of the meet.

    ***  Relays are subject to change ***

    Volunteer heat sheets will be

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    Practice Friday

    Dragon Parents,
     
    Saturday morning is our last dual meet at Hidden Forest.  Therefore, practice on Friday will be as follows:
     
    5/6's:      8:30 - 9:00 am
    7/8's:      9:00 - 10:00 am
    9/10's:    10:00 - 11:00 am
    11 & up:  11:00 - 12:00

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    Deerfield vs Vista Del Norte Final Score

     

    The final score of tonight's meet was ...

    Deerfield 885.5

    VDN 519.5

     

     

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    Deerfield vs Vista Del Norte Entries and Heat Sheet

    Parents,

    The entries and heat sheet for our meet tomorrow with VDN have been posted to our web site. After logging in, select Swim Meets>Meet Schedule. The documents will be listed to the right of the VDN meet.

    Please print a copy of the heat sheet to bring…

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    End of Season Party Reschedule

    Parents,

    Due to an unforseen scheduling problem, we need to reschedule the End of Year Party. Instead having it on Tuesday, July 2nd, we will have on Sunday, June 30th.

    I apologize if this inconviences any one but there were no other options.

    More information and details…

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    End of Season Party - RSVP by June 24th!

    GET READY TO PARTY!!

     
    Come help us celebrate yet another great Deerfield Dragon season at our End of Season Party on Sunday, June 30th at the Deerfield pool from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Dinner will be catered by our sponsor Longhorn
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    Deerfield vs Hollywood Park

    Team,

    With only 8 days left in the regular season, the coaches and managers of both teams feel like there's just not enough time to reschedule the meet as well as swim the remaining two dual meets. Sadly, I have to report that the meet will not be rescheduled

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    Practice Tomorrow

    Dragon parents,

    We are all disappointed the weather was not cooperating with us the past 48 hours. So what the coaches would like to do, is have a mock meet tomorrow morning (no volunteers needed)!  We are going to run it like time trials with the events your

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    Deerfield vs Hollywood Park Meet Cancellations

    Team,

    Thank you for your patience, understanding, and flexibility over the last two days. You guys have been great!

    We were really hoping that the weather would cooperate long enough for us to continue this evening. I know that there a lot of disappointed swimmers on both teams…

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    It's Still On !!!

     Parents,

    It's clearing up at the pool. We're being optimistic and plan to start the meet at 7:00pm.

    Thanks,
    David
     

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    New Heat Sheet

     Parents,

    A new heat sheet has been posted to the web site.

    If it's not too late. Please throw any heat sheets away from last night. The meet has been reseeded and there is good chance that your swimmers' lane assignments have changed. We will have a limited

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    Meet Rescheduled

    Parents,

    We have rescheduled tonight's meet for tomorrow at the same time.

    Swimmers: Please drop me an email if your swimmers were entered in the meet but can't attend tomorrow or if they were not entered in the meet but can swim tomorrow.

    Volunteers: If you were…

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    Championship Meet RSVP Now Open

    Dear Parents,

    We will start working on entries for the Division “A” Championship meet which is scheduled for Saturday, June 29th, soon.   This will be the last meet of the season. It is a special meet where each team in the "A" Division will converge at the Josh

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    Tuesday Morning Practice

    Dear Dragon parents,

    On Tuesday, June 11, we have our first home meet!  In order to best prepare for the meet and practice the correct relays, we need all of our swimmers to attend their appropriate age group practice on Tuesday morning.

    The practice schedule

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    PICTURE DAY is scheduled for Wednesday, June 12th!

    The day will start at 9:00 AM with individual swimmer pictures broken into two groups (see schedule below), followed by the team picture.

    Schedule of Events:

    1) 9:00 – 9:30 AM – Individual swimmer photos (Last name A-K)

    2)

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    Swim-a-Thon ... Hamburgers Too!

    Parents,

    Surprise! HEB has generously donated hamburgers as well as hot dogs for tomorrow's Swim-a-Thon. You can choose either for the same price ... $5.

    David

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    Final Score Deerfield vs Encino Park

     

    Encino Park      550

    Deerfield           533

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    Deerfield vs Encino Park Heat Sheet

    Parents,

    There have been some changes to the relays. In addition to the heat sheet, please print and bring the "Final Relays" document. After loggin in, select "Swim Meets" and then click on "Final Relays" next to the Encino Park meet.

    If you've already printed your heat sheet…

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    Deerfield vs Encino Park Heat Sheet

     Parents,

    The heat sheet for our meet against Encino Park has been posted to the web site. After loggin in, select "Swim Meets" and then click on "Heat Sheet" next to the Encino Park meet.

    Thanks,

    David

     

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    Swim-A Thon Information

    We have had several reports that the first Swim-A Thon email sent did not have content.  We apologize and have resent the email.

    Click here for Swim-A Thon information.  Is also located on the website in the "Bulletin Board" menu item.


    **To RSVP, log into

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    Parent Relays

    Dear Dragon Parents,
     
    As many of you may know last year we started swimming parent relays during the middle of our childrens swim meets along with the coaches relays.  It was great fun and the children loved seeing the parents get into the action. 
     
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    Deerfield vs Encino Park Parent Information

    Deerfield vs Encino Park
    Parent Information

     

    Our first regular meet of the season is on Monday, June 3rd at Encino Park.

    It is very important that you arrive on time and allow time for parking, walking and setting up.  We do not have much time

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    Message from Coach Patrick RE: Sunday practice

    Dear Dragon Parents,
     
    We hope everyone had a great and safe holiday weekend!  
     
    The coaches are extremely proud of how well our swimmers are doing so early in the season!  Their attitudes have been terrific and we think this is the beginning of…
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    Summer Practice Schedule

    Parents,

    Here's the morning practice schedule that will begin on Friday, June 7th.

     

    8:30 - 9:00 5/6's
    9:00 - 10:00 7/8's
    10:00 - 10:45 9/10/11 Group A
    10:45 - 11:30
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    Remaining Practices Cancelled - Friday, May 24th

    Parents,

    We're cancelling the remaining practices for the day. Have a great weekend and remember that there is no practice on Memorial Day.

    Have a great weekend!

    David Bogard

     

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    Practice Status - Friday May 24th

    Parents,

    Even though it looks like it's clearing up, San Antonio is temporarily sitting in a clear spot of a long band of thunderstorms that reach from Laredo to Austin. The storm is moving north and the rain will probably start back up soon.

    At this point we're…

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    Friday May 24th - Snow Cones and Night Practice!

     

    Just a reminder that tomorrow is snow cone day!

     

    Also, swimmers 11 and older will have another night practice from 7:00 to 9:00.

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    Time Trial Volunteers

    Time Trials are this Saturday at the Deerfield pool from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.   We have you and/or another family member scheduled as a volunteer at time trials so please make sure you are on time and ready to begin your volunteer shift as shown below:

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    - RSVP Deadline Approaching

    This is a reminder for all Dragon families to log into the website and RSVP (either Yes or No) to let us know if your swimmers will be attending the Time Trials and the meets.  The website RSVP feature will be the only way that we will know your swimmer’s…
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    Practice Starts Monday & More Coaches!

    Dragon Parents,

    The weather's been a little cool but we're starting practice on Monday as planned. The coaches have some dryland planned if the water is too cold. In case you're wondering, dryland is what swimmers call any exercise that takes place out of the water.

    I'm

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    April Newsletter/Practice Schedule

     

    In this issue ....

     

    1. Welcome!

    2. Be careful what you wish for!

    3. Group Rosters/Practice Schedule

    4. New Parent Meeting

    5. Older Swimmers Needed!

    6. U.S. Olympic Team Trials

     


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    February Newsletter

     

    In this issue ....

    1. Online Pre-Registration
    2. Help bring the 2016 Olympic Swimming Trials to San Antonio
    3. 2013 Season Schedule - Dual Meet dates added

     1. Online Pre-Registration

    Registration for the 2013 season is almost here!

    This season we…

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    January Newsletter

    Dragon Parents,

    I know it's a little early to start with a monthly newsletter but swim season will be here before you know it!

    David Bogard
    Deerfield Dragons Team Manager

     

    In this issue ...

    1. Summer League prep programs
    2. Olympic trials…

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    More Year Round Swimmers !!!

     

    I missed a few new year round swimmers. Congratulations to all!!

    San Antonio Wave

    Andrea T
    Jacob S
    Lily M

    Streamline

    James P

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    New Year Round Swimmers !!!

    Parents,

    I'd like to congratulate all of our new year round swimmers. This season, 17 Deerfield Dragons joined a year round swim program for the first time ... that's around 10% of the team! A big thank you to our coaches and veteran club swimmers for inspiring so many

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    AAAA North East Tryouts

    Parents,

    At the end of the season, I sent out a list of clubs for those of you who expressed an interest in year round swimming. Some of those clubs are now at capacity.

    I spoke to David Johnson at Alamo Area Aquatics Association - North
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    Family Folders Will Be Removed Soon

    Parents,

    Can you believe summer is almost over?

    I want to remind everyone that the family folders will be removed from the pool office on Thursday, August 23rd. If you need to pick up ribbons, pictures, or awards please do so before then.

    Thanks!

    David Bogard

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    End of Season Survey

    Dear Dragon Families,

    Thank you so much for a wonderful season and the opportunity to get to know you and your children. We have had so much fun! As our season comes to a close, we ask that you take a few minutes to fill out an end

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    Keep On Swimming !!!

    Dragon Parents,

    Just because summer league is over doesn't mean your children have to stop swimming!

    North San Antonio is lucky enough to have several excellent year round swim clubs and organizations. Each organization is unique and one of them is sure to be the perfect

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    Championship Results

    Dragon Parents,

    The results of the Lone Star Summer Swim League - Division A Chamionship have been posted to the web site.

    From the home page select "Swim Meets" then "Results" next to "Championship Meet".

    Thanks,

    David Bogard

     

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    End of Season Information

     

     

     

    Dear Parents,

    Our end of season party is scheduled for tomorrow (Tuesday, 7/3 beginning at 6:00 PM). Please join us -- All are welcome... It is a family affair!!! Bring your bathing suit, if you want to swim. Lifeguards will be on duty.

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    Reminders for Sunday

    Dear Parents,
    For the meet tomorrow...
    Please talk to your children before the meet and make sure your swimmers are familiar with what they will be swimming. We do not want anyone to miss their events.
    Please mark your swimmer’s arm with the events they will be
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    Information for Friday, June 29th

    Dear Parents,

    Thank you to all who attended practice this afternoon at the Josh Davis Natatorium. It was a great turn out with over 50 swimmers attending. The coaches were able to work on starts, finishes and relay hand offs.

    It was a very hot and steamy

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    Reminder - Practice at Josh Davis Natatorium

    Dear Parents,

    This is a reminder....in addition to morning practice tomorrow (Thursday, June 28th), there will be an optional practice offered at the Josh Davis Natatorium from 3:00-3:45 PM.  Attendance is highly encouraged if this is your first time swimming at this venue.

    Thank you,
    Brenda Bogard

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    7/8 Practice for Thursday/Friday 6/28 & 6/29

    Dear Parents,

    On Thursday and Friday, June 28th and 29th the 7/8 swimmers entered in Champs will be working on starts, finishes and relay hand offs.  We ask that if you have swimmers not entered in the Championsheet Meet that you attend the group that begins at 9:00 AM. See the schedule below.

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    End of Season Party RSVP Reminder

    If you haven't already RSVP'd for the End of Season Party and would like to join us to celebrate a great 2012 season, please send us your RSVP by Friday, June 29th.

    The party is on Tuesday, July 3rd at the Deerfield pool from 6:00

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    Your Champs Volunteer Position

    Dragon Champs Volunteers,

    We have you scheduled to be a volunteer at the Championship meet this Sunday.  To see where we have you scheduled, please review the volunteer list (click here).

    For the what, where and when of your volunteer position, please review the Volunteer Information Document

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    Night Practice Reminder

    Dear Parents,

    The coaches and kids enjoyed the last night practice so much...we thought we'd do one more!!!!

    Please have your kids come to practice Wednesday morning  to get in their "real practice" time. Then, have them return later in the evening to have some fun!!!!

    Night Practice for 11+
    Wednesday, 6/27

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    Champs Meet Information - Heat Sheets Have Been Posted

    Dear Parents,

    The Division A Championship Meet will be held this Sunday, July 1st at the Josh Davis Natatorium. The Davis Natatorium is an 8 lane, 25 yard indoor pool with an automatic starting and timing system and stadium seating for spectators. It is very important that you arrive

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    Olympic Trials TV Schedule

    Deerfield Dragons,

    The USA Swimming Olympic Trials will be on TV starting Today, Monday, June 25. The trials event and TV schedules can be viewed on USA swimming website at the links below: 

    Olympic Trials Event Schedule (click here)

    Olympic Trials TV Schedule (click here)

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    Champs Week Information

    Dear Parents,

    We will be preparing for the Championship Meet scheduled at the Josh Davis Natatorium on Sunday, July 1st. Please try to attend as many practices as you can this week. The kids will be working on starts, finishes, relay hand offs and honing individual skills so that

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    Weekly Report - Week 7

    Dear Parents,

    It is hard to believe that the season is coming to an end. It has been so much fun watching all the kids swim and visiting with parents. We hope everyone had as much fun as we did. Thank you so much for sharing your children and this experience

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    Championship Entries Have Been Posted

    Dear Parents,

    Entries have been posted for the Championship Meet. Practice will continue at the normal times for all age groups and everyone is welcome to participate. Those entered in Champs are highly encouraged to attend practice this week because the coaches will be working on honing individual

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    Hollywood Park vs Deerfield Meet Results

    Dragon Parents,

    Results have been posted from our meet this morning at Hollywood Park.

    Due to technical difficulties, we are unable to run the standard report that lists seed times as well as the final times. I apologize and will post the regular report as soon as possible.

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    Final Score: Deerfield vs Hollywood Park

    Dear Parents,

    The final score for our away meet against Hollywood Park was Deerfield 734, Hollywood Park 705.  This was a very fun and exciting meet! Thank you to our coaches and volunteers.  We couldn't have done it without you.

    A very special note of thanks to all our

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    Heat Sheets Posted for Away Meet at Hollywood Park

    Dear Parents,

    Please note address and direction corrections listed below.

    The Heat Sheet has been posted. Please make a copy and bring it with you to the meet. Heat sheets will not be sold at the meet.

    A few reminders for the morning...

     If you

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    Away Meet - Deerfield vs Hollywood Park

    Dear Parents,

    Friday morning is meet prep. for our Saturday morning meet against Hollywood Park. Please try to attend practice. The kids will be working on starts, finishes, relay hand offs, etc.

    We will notify you when heat sheets are posted for this meet. Print a copy of

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    Hollywood Park Entries

    Dragon Parents,

    The entries for our meet Saturday morning at Hollywood Park are posted on the web site. After logging in, select "Swim Meets" and then "Meet Entries" next to "Meet: Away at Hollywood Park.".

    Thanks,

    David Bogard
    863-8251

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    Meet Information for Away Meet at Hollywood Park 6/23/12

    Dear Parents,

    Meet and volunteer information has been posted for our away meet against Hollywood Park on Saturday morning 6/23/12.

    Meet Information
    Volunteer Information

    Brenda Bogard
    Manager - Deerfield Swim Team
    416-8581

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    Dragon Keeper Volunteers 6/23 Away vs Hollywood Park

    Dragon Keepers,

    This is a reminder that we have you/and or another family member scheduled to be a Dragon Keeper tomorrow morning at our meet at Hollywood Park.

    WHEN DO YOU NEED TO BE AT THE SWIMMER TENTS?

    Dragon Keepers (Pre-Meet) - 6:45 a.m.

    Dragon Keepers

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    Timer Volunteers 6/23 Away vs Hollywood Park

    Deerfield Dragon Timers,

    Please remember to check-in with our Head Timer, Karen McCloskey after you arrive at the meet tomorrow morning.

    Make sure to attend the timers Meeting (all timers 1st and 2nd half) which is scheduled for 7:45 a.m. on the far end of the pool

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    Your Volunteer Reminder - 06/23 Away vs Hollywood Park

    RESEND: CORRECT DATE AND MEET - SORRY ABOUT THAT!!


    This is a reminder that we have you and/or another family member scheduled to volunteer on Saturday, June 23rd at our away meet against Hollywood Park.

    Please make sure you know the what, where and when of your

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    Practice Canceled - Wednesday 6/20 for 5/6, 7/8 Groups

    Dear Parents,

    Due to weather this morning.  We are canceling practice for the 5/6 and 7/8 groups today. Please keep checking your email and the web-site throughout this morning for weather updates, if you have children in the older groups.

    Thank you,
    Brenda Bogard
    416-8581

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    Deerfield vs Encino Park Results

    Dear Parents,

    Tonight's meet showed the tremendous progress our team has made. We knew it would be a close meet and that we had to be "spot on" in our races. We came within two points of winning the meet which is a HUGE accomplishment. Encino Park is the biggest

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    Champs Prep Practice Update

    Dear Parents,

    We noted in our latest Weekly Report that a Champs practice at the Josh Davis Natatorium was scheduled for Thursday, 6/21.  That date has been changed to Thursday, 6/28 from 3:00-3:45 PM. We will notify those swimmers who may need to attend this Champs preparation practice once Championship

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    Heat Sheet Posted for Home Meet: Deerfield vs Encino Park

    Dear Parents,

    Heat Sheets have been posted for our home meet tomorrow against Encino Park.  Please print a copy for yourself and bring it to the meet.  Heat Sheets will not be sold at the meet.

    Tuesday morning is meet prep day.  Please try to attend practice.  The

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    Dragon Keeper Volunteers 6/19 Home vs Encino Park

    Dragon Keepers,

    This is a reminder that we have you (or another family member) scheduled to be a Dragon Keeper tomorrow at our home meet against Encino Park.

    We have added Pre-Meet Dragon Keepers to the list of volunteers for the meet.

    The Pre-Meet Dragon

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    Timer Volunteers 6/19 Home vs Encino Park

    Deerfield Dragon Timers,

    This is a reminder that we have you (or another family member) scheduled to time at our second home meet tomorrow against Encino Park.

    Please check-in with our Head Timer, Karen McCloskey after you arrive at the meet.

    Make sure to attend the

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    End of Season Party

    Come help us celebrate another great Deerfield Dragon season at our End of Season Party on Tuesday, July 3rd at the Deerfield pool from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Dinner will be catered by our sponsor Longhorn Cafe, and will be served from 6:00 – 7:00

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    Weekly Report - Week 6

    Dear Parents,

    We had an awesome week!!! Our meet at VDN was so much fun with parents, kids and coaches swimming. Check out this very cool time-lapse video we received from VDN  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LjA0ZywrL1. Coach Patrick got his head shaved in his 2nd annual "Buzz the Fuzz" celebration and new swimmers of the week

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    What is Buzzing Around the Pool...

    Hey Kids!

    Come see Coach Patrick get his head shaved! Yes, you heard it right...Coach Patrick is going to get Buzzed all for YOU in his second annual, “Buzz the Fuzz” ceremony on Friday, June 15th. Here's how it works....At the end of each practice group, Coach Jennifer will

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    Your Volunteer Reminder - 06/19 Home vs Encino Park

    This is a reminder that we have you and/or another family member scheduled to volunteer on Tuesday, June 19th at our home meet against Encino Park.

    Please make sure you know the what, where and when of your volunteer position by following the checklist below.

    Volunteer Checklist

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    Deerfield vs. VDN - Final Score and Results

    Dear Parents,

    The results are  posted for our meet against Vista Del Norte (VDN). The score was Deerfield 825, VDN 551. There will be adjustments in the freestyle relay (events  #1 and #2) but it shouldn't change the overall outcome.

    Thank you to our coaches and volunteers who helped out at

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    Weekly Report - Week 5

    Dear Parents,
    Last week was great! We accomplished so much. We had our first meet and the kids did a great job! It was a very fun meet to watch. Pictures were taken on Wednesday, we held our first two clinics and had night practice for the 11+ group.
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    Heat Sheet Posted for Away Meet at Vista del Norte


    Dear Parents,

    Heat Sheets have been posted for our away meet at Vista Del Norte on Monday, 6/11. Please print a copy and bring it to the meet.  Heat sheets will not be sold. 

    Also, an updated entries list has been posted that includes heat and

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    Deerfield @ Vista del Norte Entries

    Dragon Parents,

    The entries for our meet Monday evening at Vista del Norte are posted on the web site. After logging in, select "Swim Meets" and then "Meet Entries" next to "Meet: Away at Vista Del Norte".

    Thanks,

    David Bogard
    863-8251

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    Meet Information Posted - Away @ VDN 6/11

    Dear Parents,

    Our second meet of the season is scheduled for Monday, June 11th at Vista Del Norte. Meet information for swimmers and volunteers has been posted to the website under Swim Meets. We will send an email notification as soon as entries have been finalized and posted.

    Meet

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    Team Achievements

    Dear Parents,

    As we prepare for the remainder of our season, I want to give you some information on how our kids did the first meet. I think you'll be amazed at our team's achievements...

    Indvidual Events Swum - 391
    Best Times Achieved - 250

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    !!! Vista del Norte Parents Challenge Deerfield Parents !!!

    Dragon Parents,

    The gauntlet has been thrown down !!!

    In addition to the the wildly popular coaches relay, the parents at Vista del Norte have challenged the Deerfield parents to a no holds barred grudge match ... ummm ... grudge swim.

    The event will be a 100…

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    Your Volunteer Reminder - 06/11 Away at Vista Del Norte

    This is a reminder that we have you and/or another family member scheduled to volunteer on Monday, June 11th at the away meet against Vista Del Norte.

    Please make sure you know the what, where and when of your volunteer position by following the checklist below.

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    Send Us Your Swim Team Photos

    Dragon Families,

    We have been posting pictures on the website for everyone to enjoy.  The "Photos" page is secure, so you will need to log in before viewing.

    If you have swim team photos that you would like to share, please forward them to Melinda Jenkins at:

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    Vista del Norte RSVP

    Dragon Parents,

    If you are receiving this email, it means that we haven't heard from you concerning your plans on attending our meet at Vista del Norte on Monday, June 11th at 5:30pm. The deadline has passed and you won't be able to RSVP via the website.

    The coaches

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    Deerfield vs Hidden Forest Results

    Dragon Parents,

    The results of last night's meet have been posted to the web site. After logging in, click "Swim Meets" then "Results" next to "Meet: Home vs. Hidden Forest".

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    Deerfield vs Hidden Forest - Final Score

    The final score of our meet against Hidden Forest was: Hidden Forest -751, Deerfield - 687. Results will be posted soon.  Thank you to all our swimmers and volunteers. 

     

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    Home vs. Hidden Forest Heat Sheets

    Dear Parents,

    Heat Sheets have been posted on the website. After logging in, select "Swim Meets" and then "Heat Sheet" next to "Meet: Home vs. Hidden Forest". Please print a copy and bring it to the meet.  Heat sheets will not be sold.

    Tuesday morning is meet prep day.  Please

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    Deerfied vs Hidden Forest Entries

    Dragon Parents,

    The entries for our meet tomorrow with Hidden Forest are posted on the web site. After logging in, select "Swim Meets" and then "Meet Entries" next to "Meet: Home vs Hidden Forest".

    Thanks,

    David Bogard
    863-8251

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    Dragons Weekly Report - Week 4

     

    Dear Parents,

    We have completed our 4th week of practice otherwise known as…"Technique Week". The coaches along with the help of several older year-round swimmers worked on stroke technique with each practice group. Thank you to all who were able to attend.

    Tuesday, June 5th is

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    Volunteer Reminder - 06/05 Home vs Hidden Forest

    This is a reminder that we have you scheduled to volunteer this Tuesday, June 5th at our first home meet against Hidden Forest. Please make sure to check-in when you arrive at the pool. To see the volunteer schedule for this meet, click here.

    Please review the "

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    Meet Information Posted - Home vs Hidden Forest 06/05

    Information for our first meet of the season against the Hidden Forest Piranhas on Tuesday, June 5th has been posted to our website under Swim Meets.  As soon as the meet entries have been finalized and posted, we will send an email notification.

    Please review "Meet Information"

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    Important Dragon Keeper Information

    Dragon Keeper Volunteers,

    Thank you so much for your time volunteering this season!
     
    Our first meet is just around the corner. If you are an experienced Dragon Keeper, we ask that you please help the new volunteers understand how Dragon Keeping works. If you
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    Deerfield vs Hidden Forest RSVP

    Dragon Parents,

    If you're receiving this email, it's because we haven't heard from you regarding your plans to attend our first meet ... Deerfield vs Hidden Forest on June 5th. This is a reminder that tommorrow, May 29th at 10:00pm is the deadline to RSVP. Please log in to…

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    Dragons Weekly Report- Week 3

    Dear Parents,

    We've just completed our third week of swim team. I am very proud of our swimmers and the effort they have put forth during practices. 

    Time Trials went well with lots of good sportsmanship and friendly competition among our swimmers. Thank you to all our volunteers who helped

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    Timer Information & Responsibilities

    Deerfield Dragon Timers,

    Timers play an important role during a swim meet.   If you are a returning timer or new to timing, please take a minute to read through this important document: Timer Information & Responsibilities (click here).

    It is an excellent source of information and

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    Time Trials Information

    Dear Parents,

    Time Trials are scheduled for Saturday, May 26th (see schedule below). Time Trials (a.k.a. Mock Meet) are run similar to a meet minus the relays, and help swimmers mentally prepare for meets. Time Trials also help the coaches evaluate each swimmer; to see what strokes they are

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    Time Trial Volunteers

    Time Trials are this Saturday at the Deerfield pool from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.   We have you scheduled as a volunteer at time trials so please make sure you are on time and ready to begin your volunteer shift as shown below:

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    Morning Practice Schedule - Starts Thursday, May 31st

    5-6                    8:30 to 9:00 AM
    7-8 Group A*    9:00 to 9:45 AM
    7-8 Group B*    9:45 to 10:30 AM
    9-10                 10:30 to 11:30 AM
    11 and Up        11:30 to 12:30 PM
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    7/8 Group Assignments

    Dear Parents,
     
    Due to the size of the 7/8 group, the coaches feel that the children will get better instruction and more attention by splitting the group. Below are the group assigments for morning practices starting on Thursday, May 31st.. 
     
     
    Group A: 9:00 AM -…
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    Dragons Weekly Report - Week 2

    Dear Parents,

    Our second week of practice went well. We did have a little "foul issue" with a possum outside of the pool area but, I am happy to report that Animal Control picked up the remains on Friday. Sorry for the "stink" of Thursday. However, we ended our…

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    Please RSVP for Meets and Time Trials

    This year we are asking all Dragon families to log into the website and RSVP (either Yes or No) to let us know if your swimmers will be attending the meets. There will not be a “Meet Absence Book” at the pool this season. The website RSVP feature will be…
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    Important Practice Information for Tuesday, May 15th

    Dear Parents,

    Due to the weather today (Tuesday, May 15th), practice is cancelled for 8 and under groups.  

    At this time, practice is optional for 9 and up groups. Please check your email and the website closer to your practice time for any further changes to the schedule

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    First Week of Practice

    Dear Parents,

    We had a great first week of practice! Even with the 2 days of bad weather, we accomplished a lot.  The kids are looking good and becoming more comfortable in the water with each passing day.  Thank you for everyone's participation in the Racing Start Certifications on Friday and

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    Practice Optional for 9 and Up - Thurs., May 10th

    Dear Parents,

    Practice is optional for the 9/10 and 11 and older group today.

    We will be watching the weather for tomorrow closely and will let you know if we have to reschedule racing start certifications, as soon as possible.

    Thank you,
    Brenda Bogard
    Manager -…

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    Practice Cancelled for 5/6 &7/8 Groups - Thursday, May 10th

    Dear Parents,

    Due to the weather, practice has been cancelled today (Thursday, May 10th) for the 5/6 and 7/8 groups.

    We are watching the weather for tomorrow closely and will let you know if we have to reschedule the racing start certifications, as soon as possible.

    Thank

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    Racing Start Certification Reminder

    Friday, May 11th - Racing Start Certifications (During Normal Practice Times)
    3:30 -6:30 PM Oak Meadow Pool 14330 Vantange Hill. If you have multiple swimmers, please bring them ALL at the same time and they can be certified together.
     
    This certification process is for:
    1…
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    Practice Canceled for 9/10s and 11&Up - Tuesday, May 8th

    Dear Parents,

    Due to the weather, practice has been cancelled today for 9/10s and 11&Up.

    Brenda Bogard
    Manager - Deerfield Swim Team
    416-8581

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    Practice Canceled for 7/8s - Tuesday, May 8th

    Dear Parents,

    Due to the weather, practice has been cancelled for the 7/8 group today.

    Brenda Bogard
    Manager  - Deerfield Swim Team
    416-8581

     

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    Practice Cancelled for 5/6's For Tuesday May 8th

    Practice for all 5/6 swimmers has been cancelled for today (Tuesday, May 8th).

    We are closely watching the weather, and will update you on the other practice groups as the day progresses.

    If you have a swimmer that is 7 and up, please stay tuned

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    Racing Start Certification

    Dear Parents,

    USA Swimming and the Lone Star Summer Swim League have implemented a policy to ensure that swimmers can safely perform racing starts. The policy requires that all swimmers are properly trained and certified before they will be allowed to dive from the edge of the pool or…

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    Your Volunteer Commitments

    Deerfield Dragon Volunteers,
     
    All Dragons Families should be receiving emails from the team website, including an email sent in late April explaining how to log in.  If you have not been receiving emails, please let us know ASAP and we will troubleshoot to find out why.

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    Afternoon Practice Reminder

    Dear Parents,

    Mark your calendar, the fun is about to begin...Afternoon practice starts on Monday, May 7th. Be sure to check the website for your child's practice times.

    See you at the pool!!!
    Brenda Bogard
    Manager - Deerfield Swim Team
    416-8581

    Go Dragons!

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    5/6 Year Old Practice Group Assignments

    Dear parents of 5/6 year olds:

    We are resending this email with the group assignments correctly assigned to each group.   We apologize, we are still learning the system and working out the kinks.

    Below are the practice group assignments for your children during the month of May. Please keep…

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    New Parent Meeting Reminder

    Welcome New Dragon Parents!
     
    We are excited to have you with us and ask that you join us for a new parent meeting. 
     
    DATE: Sunday, May 6th, 2012
    TIME: 6:00 PM
    LOCATION: Deerfield Pool
     
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    Dear parents of 5/6 year olds:
    These are the practice group assignments for your children during the month of May. Please keep in mind that coaches may need to make changes in group assignments as they further evaluate your children. We try
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    5/6 Practice Group Assigments

     
    Dear parents of 5/6 year olds:
    These are the practice group assignments for your children during the month of May. Please keep in mind that coaches may need to make changes in group assignments as they further evaluate your children. We try to keep the
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    5/6 Year Old Practice Groups

    Dear parents of 5/6 year olds:
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    Practice Times, Volunteer Commitments and Website Updates

     

    Welcome Dragon Families,

    Thanks for being part of the Deerfield Dragons Swim Team!  We are 164 swimmers strong and are looking forward to a fun season!

    After school practice times and your volunteer commitments have been posted on the website. Practice times can be found

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    Afternoon Practice Schedule: May 7th to May 30th

    5-6 Group 1a*   3:30 to 4:00 PM
    5-6 Group 1b*   4:00 to 4:30 PM
    7-8                  4:30 to 5:30 PM
    9-10                5:30 to 6:30 PM
    11 and Up        6:30 to 7:30 PM

    * Group assignments will be emailed soon.

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    Deerfield Dragon Swim Team Registration

    WHEN:
    Thursday, March 29th from 6:30 - 8:30 PM
    Sunday, April 1st from 1:00 - 3:00 PM

    WHERE:
    Deerfield Pool - 15674 Deer Crest, San Antonio, TX 78248

    WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING:
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    Swim Team Eligibility of children who turn 5 in May

    Our Handbook incorrectly addressed the date used to determine swimmer eligibility. If your child turns 5 in the month of May, they are welcome to join the team. However, due to the League’s insurance, they may not practice with the team until after their 5th birthday. In addition, they will

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    Deerfield Swim Team registration is just 2 days away

    Registration for the Deerfield Dragons Swim Team starts this Thursday, so mark your calendar!

    WHEN:
    Thursday, March 29th from 6:30 - 8:30 PM
    Sunday, April 1st from 1:00 - 3:00 PM

    WHERE:
    Deerfield Pool - 15674 Deer Crest, San Antonio, TX

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    2012 Registration Information

    Important Information has been posted to the website:

    Registration Forms
    Swim Team FAQ's
    Updated Handbook
    Volunteer Requirements

    Show Dragon pride by putting your Swim Team yard signs out!

    Please take a moment to check out the website……

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    Important Information - 2012 Season

    Hello Dragon Parents!

    We are very excited about Swim Team this year and hope you are, too! Below is some information regarding the 2012 Swim Team schedule.

    Registration:
    Thursday, March 29th from 6:30 - 8:30 PM
    Sunday, April 1st from 1:00 - 3:00 PM

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    Deerfield Dragons 2011 Volunteer Job Descriptions

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