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Special Events

Annual Parents' Meeting 

Saturday, May 11 (6 p.m. - 7 p.m.), HCC Gym

Our 2019 annual parents' meeting will take place in the Herndon Community Center gym. All parents should attend this meeting to get information about the upcoming season.

Swimsuit Fitting

Thursday, May 30 (5 p.m. - 7 p.m.), HCC

Riptide Swim Shop will have our new team swimsuit available for sizing. Please make sure to try on the team suit before getting in the pool for practice. You may not try on suits while wet. Swimmers who are interested in purchasing a suit can place an order with the Riptide representative. If you miss the fitting, suits may still be purchased online through the Riptide Swim Shop.

Officials Training 

Wednesday, June 5, or Monday, June 10 (7 p.m. - 9 p.m.), HCC 

You must attend one of the official's training sessions to volunteer for the Stroke and Turn, Referee and Starter positions for any of the swim meets.

Halibut Team Pool Party

Saturday, June 8 (6 p.m. - 8 p.m.), HCC

This year, instead of time trials, we will have a team pool party to start the season. Swimmers and the number of family members who are attending must RSVP on the website for this event.

Team Breakfasts

Team breakfasts are provided on certain Fridays during our summer season. Dates for 2019 are June 21, July 5, and July 19. The breakfasts will be held after the swimmers’ scheduled practice times.

Olympic Swim Clinic 

Monday, July 8 (2 p.m.), Kingston Chase 

There will be an Olympic Swim Clinic held on this day in preparation for the Herndon Olympics the next day. EVERYONE is encouraged to attend this clinic. Swimmers will have the opportunity to listen to Olympic swimmers tell their stories as well as a chance to get in the water and learn from the best! The cost is $55 and includes a shirt, goodie bag, and dinner with the Olympians! The form will be posted on the Town of Herndon website when it is available. Complete the form and return it to Kerstin Severin. There will also be a chance for autographs at the end of the clinic.

Herndon Olympics

Tuesday, July 9 (time TBD), Kingston Chase 

The Herndon Olympics is a special meet held during the season in which teams from a number of different leagues come together to compete. Coaches choose twp of the fastest swimmers in each age group for each event to participate. Not everyone on the team will be able to swim in this meet. The coaching staff will notify swimmers if they will be participating in this meet. 

The event will be held at Kingston Chase again this year. Specific information regarding arrival time and scheduled events will be given to qualifying swimmers near the beginning of July. For the rest of the team, there will be no practice on July 9th. We are co-hosting this meet and will need a lot of parent participation. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU SIGN UP TO HELP!

End of Season Party

Saturday, July 13 (5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.)

All swimmers and their families are invited to attend this event to celebrate the success of the season! Everyone on the team and their families are invited to attend. Each swimmer may have 3 additional family members attend at no additional charge. There will be a $10 charge for each family member beyond this. This additional fee is due by the RSVP deadline to cover the cost of the additional food needed. Each swimmer will be given awards for their achievements throughout the season. If you will be participating, please RSVP through the Sign Up Center. We need to know the number of family members who will be attending and order your food for each family member.

All League Meet (a.k.a. Champs and All Stars) 

Saturday, July 20 (7:30 a.m.), Four Seasons 

Champs/All Stars is the end of the year, all league meet. Every team in the Herndon Swim League participates in this meet. For those swimmers who do not get to participate in Herndon Olympics, the All League Meet serves as an excellent chance to experience a competitive, multi-team meet. Everyone on the team will have a chance to participate in this event, so please plan on attending this last meet of the season.

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COVID-19 Operations Protocol for Halibuts

  • All swimmers should shower prior to coming to the swim pool and should come to the pool dressed ready to swim
  • Swimmers will enter the pool through the hallway door entrance.
  • Swimmers will place their towels on the deck, physically distanced from each other.
  • Swimmers will remain physically distanced in the lane they are assigned.
  • At the conclusion of practice swimmers will exit through the locker room.
  • Swimmers may dress in the locker room, but showers will not be available.
  • Parents should wait in their cars for their swimmers. There is no waiting area on the pool deck or in the HCC.
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