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Practice Schedule this week-end

We will have a modified practice schedule this week-end due to the swim meet Saturday, November 3: Senior, Junior, NPG, High School practice is canceled. Silver Rec & Silver Competition will swim 8:30-9:30 Sunday, November 4: Scarlet 1, 2 Gold practice is canceled Intro to Swim Team is canceled.  We will hold a make-up Saturday 8:30-9:30 or next Saturday 9-10 (you pick one that works). Senior, Junior, NPG, High School - NO change

Show your Team Spirit

We have added quite a few team items to our custom shop at SwimOutlet.    All of these items utilize our team logo.  We also anticipate adding items with an alternative logo with the words Buckeye Swimming and no USA code (our USA code is BKYS).  Those should be available late next week. These items can be ordered year round and require no minimums.  Here is a small sample of some of the new items.  8% of your purchase will benefit the Boosters! Shop our Spirit Shop HERE

10x Amazon Rewards 10/29-11/2!

AmazonSmile is increasing the donation rate 10x from Oct 29 - Nov 2 Thanks to our customers shopping at, AmazonSmile has donated over $100 million to charities around the world! To celebrate, we're launching our biggest bonus donation to date — 5% for 5 days . From Oct 29 - Nov 2, we're donating 5%, ten times our usual rate, on all eligible purchases. You can use the copy and banners below to spread the word. Through Nov 2, AmazonSmile is donating 5% (ten times the usual amount) to Buckeye Swim Club Boosters Inc when you shop at . #AmazonSmile #StartWithaSmile

Last Call! Cap & Shirt Order

All cap and shirt orders must be placed by Friday--update!! SUNDAY 11/4 IS THE NEW DEADLINE, you should have received this on 10/30 & did not. Check the condition of your cap - we likely will not place another order until January of 2020!  Every swimmer receives a free t-shirt with registration.  Parents can also order a t-shirt! This years shirt will be a Gildan 8000 5.5oz 50/50 DryBlend in Graphite Heather. Our logo will be on the front of the t-shirt. The swimmer's shirts will say 'Fearless in the Pursuit' on the back. Parents shirts will say 'Fearless in the Bleachers' on the back. Parent shirts are $10 each and can be ordered on our website. DO NOT ORDER A SHIRT FOR YOUR SWIMMER! Cap Orders Caps will be the same as last year. We are down to our last 6 caps, and need to order a new supply.  You can order a the team cap for $10 OR you may add your name to the cap for $2.50 more per cap (minimum order two caps). All ordering is through PayPal ch

Fitter & Faster at Worthington Pools

We have some very exciting news. We are proud to announce that there will be a Fitter and Faster swim camp at Worthington Pools on November 17 & 18! We encourage all of our swimmers to please click the link below to register for this incredible opportunity! CLICK HERE for details and registration There will be 4 sessions. The curriculum at each session will be: November 17th:     *Session 1: 12 & Older Dives and Underwater Dolphin Kicking     *Session 2: 11 & Under Dives and Underwater Dolphin Kicking     *Session 3: 11 & Under Fast and Efficient Freestyle Technique November 18th:     *Session 4: 12 & Over Elite Sprint Freestyle Technique Sign up for one or BOTH sessions for your swimmer’s age group! SAVE: Prices will rise October 25th! Each session will be led by two elite clinicians! Brett Hawke is a two-time Olympian and coach to Olympians. Many consider him one of the greatest sprint coaches in the world! Also leading eac

Online Training for Parents and Athletes

We are currently working on earning our SafeSport Team credentials.   To do so, each of our swimmers age 12-over and parents need to take this online course. Please do so at your earliest convenience. Safe Sport for Athletes Online Course This course is designed for athletes 12 and older and will cover: The basics of Safe Sport, Understanding the three types of boundaries, and What to do if you or someone you know is being harmed. Parents and coaches can use the facilitation guide in the course to open up a conversation about Safe Sport and healthy boundaries.  Preview the facilitation guide below. ATHLETES   may access the course via Safe Sport for Parents Online Course This course is designed for swim parents to understand the Safe Sport program and their role in working with the swim club to provide a safe, healthy, and positive environment for the swimmers. PARENTS may access the course via  learn.usaswi

Buckeye Swim Club SafeSport Policies

We have several policies in place to help ensure a safe environment for our athletes.  Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with each of the following: Lindsay's Law:   The Ohio Department of Health requires that each parent watch the following video & read the corresponding handout. Sudden Cardiac Arrest Once you have done so, please sign and return this form:  Signature Form Action Plan to Address Bullying Please familiarize yourself with our club policies regarding bullying and how we address this behavior. Handout Electronic Communication Policy We have several limits in place preventing our athletes from communicating directly with coaches.  All communication must be open/include a parent or guardian.  Handout Parent Code of Conduct Athlete Code of Conduct Coach Code of Conduct All of our SafeSport policies and more information, including how to report violations are on our website:

UASC Golden Bear

The meet deadline was Monday (last night).  Several swimmers did not respond to the invite.  This is a reminder that you must respond that you either will or will not attend before the deadline.  If you meant to sign up and did not you have just a few more hours to email Laurie and get in the meet.

Add our Google Calendars to your phone

You can follow our google calendars and have them auto update to your phone calendar!  Simply click on the plus symbol next to the words Google Calendar in the lower right hand corner of the calendar you wish to follow. Meet & Events Calendar ( includes entry deadlines ) Senior, Junior & NPG Calendar Scarlet Calendar (includes Scarlet 1, 2, 3 & Gold) Silver Calendar (includes Silver Recreation & Silver Comeptition) Intro Calendar

Jose Cerda Memorial Swim Clinic

PROGRAM   October 28, 2018   EIGHTH ANNUAL JOSE CERDA MEMORIAL SWIM CLINIC CHAMPION ATHLETES SHORT BIOGRAPHIES ZANE GROTHE 2018 PAN PACIFIC GOLD MEDALIST MARGO GEER   2018 PAN PACIFIC SILVER MEDALIST Hometown:   Boulder City, Nevada.   Birth date: April 22, 1992.   College:   Auburn University ‘14 Zane had his first swimming lesson at 6 weeks old to learn water safety.   He attended Boulder City High School and graduated in Aerospace Engineering from Auburn University in 2014.   Zane swims 13,000 yards/meters a day ... 4 hours a day ... 2 workouts a day, 6 days a week. Zane won gold in the 800 freestyle; silver in the 1500 and bronze in the 400 at the Pan Pacific Championships held in Tokyo, Japan in August 2018.    He was the champion in the 400m and 800m free at 2018 Phillips 66 Nationals and set the American records in the 500y and 1650y free at the 2017 Winter National Cha