Flying Fish News - 10/31/2019
For the calendar
  • November 11: Baker School closed - no Purplefish or Copperfish practice.
  • November 12: Michigan Shores meet at Michigan Shores; see below.
  • November 17: McGaw YMCA 10-Under meet; see below.
  • November 22-24: Swift Aquatics meet; see below.
  • December 11: Michigan Shores meet at the YWCA. (In the past, this meet has been held in February.) Look for more information in the weeks ahead.
Swimsuits are in; pick up ASAP
If you ordered a swimsuit during our suit fittings, your order is in! Please pick up your suit ASAP at the front desk of the YWCA.

If you would like to order additional suits or other equipment, you'll find our vendor, All-American Aquatics, here.
Next session of girls water polo starts Sunday
The next 6-week session of our new Flying Fish Girls Water Polo Club kicks off this Sunday, November 3, from noon to 1 pm at the YWCA. This club is open to all girls ages 9-13 and the cost is $65. Learn more here.
Good luck, high school girls!
Good luck to all of our Flying Fish girls (some of whom are pictured here) who are representing their high schools in championship meets.

Swim fast! We look forward to seeing you when your high school season is over. Go Fish!
Upcoming swim meets
Note: Please check the entry for each meet. If necessary, we can make changes until November 6.

Michigan Shores Club meet @ Michigan Shores Club, Wilmette
Tuesday, November 12

Our updated entry is posted here. Currently, all swimmers are entered only in freestyle and backstroke. If there are opportunities for additional events, we will determine that at the meet. We will put information in swimmers' folders and send an email with details next week.
  • Warm up at 5:30 p.m.


McGaw YMCA 10-Under meet @ McGaw YMCA, Evanston
Sunday, November 17

Our updated entry is posted here. We will put information in swimmers' folders and send an email with details next week.
  • Warm up at 8:00 a.m., meet starts at 9:30 a.m.


Swift Aquatics Triple Crown @ Niles North High School, Skokie
Friday, November 22 - Sunday, November 24

Our initial entry is posted here. We will send an email with meet details the week of November 11.
  • Friday PM - IM and distance events
  • Sat/Sun AM - 12-unders
  • Sat/Sun PM - 13-over
Meet results
CWAC Howloween meet @ University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
Saturday, October 26 - Sunday, October 27

Results are posted here. Great job, swimmers!


LFSC Monster Mash @ RecPlex, Pleasant Prairie, WI
Saturday, October 26 - Sunday, October 27

Results are posted here. Congratulations to all who participated, including the swimmers pictured.


NASA Fun in the Wild @ Northwestern University, Evanston
Friday, October 4 - Saturday, October 5

Results are posted here.
Get involved at YWCA Evanston/North Shore
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Don't miss our annual YWomen celebration on Saturday, November 9, at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel in Chicago. We'll honor three inspiring women leaders: Sekile-Nzinga Johnson, Alpana Singh, and Cindy Hartwig; and enjoy dinner and dancing. Buy tickets here.
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