Wednesday, August 15th – Parent Meeting, 7:00pm
Oak Room at the Bartlett Park District
This meeting is for all current BEST families. This will be an opportunity to meet with Bullets founder Bill Schalz and me, and to get information regarding registration, group placements, fees, etc. We will be on hand to answer any questions you might have.
Thursday, August 16th – Registration for SC season begins
Registration will be open for any swimmer who swam for BEST in the 2011-12 SC season or 2012 LC season. You can find information regarding how to register for the upcoming season by clicking here. Here, you will find documents outlining the SC season fees, practice schedule, and group placements (all up soon). You will also find general team information, such as club philosophy, group descriptions, and anything you need to know about the Academy Bullets on this site.
You will register on academybullets.com as a NEW MEMBER. Families who register by 11:59pm on August 26th will receive a $25 discount per swimmer.
Tuesday, August 28th – Wednesday, August 29th – New Swimmer Tryouts, 4:45pm – 5:45pm
Bartlett Park District
Tryouts will be from 4:45-5:15pm for all swimmers 10 years of age and younger. Tryouts will be from 5:15-5:45pm for swimmers 11 years of age and older. Sign-up for the tryouts begin at 4:15pm on August 28th at the pool. Swimmers should plan to attend both days of tryouts. There is no cost to tryout. Please note - swimmers who competed for BEST in the past 12 months do not need to attend tryouts. The minimum requirement to try out for the swim club is to be able to swim one length of freestyle and one length of backstroke without stopping. We will be holding new parents meeting on August 29th at 5:15pm during the tryouts. Swimmers will be notified via email and our web site within 48 hours of the completion of the tryouts whether or not they made the team.
Tuesday, September 4th – Practice begins for Gold and Senior Groups
Tuesday, September 4th – Friday, September 7th – Stroke Clinic, 4:15pm – 6:00pm
Bartlett Park District
Our Stroke Clinic Program is open for anyone wishing to attend - not just current Academy Bullets team members. Swimmers must be able to swim 1 length of the pool freestyle and backstroke without stopping to attend the clinics. The clinic dates are Tuesday, September 4th through Friday, September 7th at Bartlett Park District. Swimmers must notify us they are attending prior to the start of the clinic, as we only have a limited amount of space within our stroke clinic program. Anyone choosing to attend our stroke clinic must email Coach Kelly to notify her that they are attending and which stroke clinic program they are choosing by August 31st. You can find more information regarding Stroke Clinic dates and times by clicking here.
Monday, September 10th – Practice begins for Bronze and Silver Groups