Flying Fish News - 7/18/2019
Mark your calendars
  • Thursday, July 18 - Sunday, July 21 - Speedo Sectionals; see below.
  • Friday, July 19 - Sunday, July 21 - IL Regionals; see below.
  • Thursday, July 25 - Sunday, July 28 - IL Age Group Championships; see below.
  • Saturday, July 27 - last day of practice for summer season.
  • Monday, July 29 - clinics begin; see below and note that the schedule during the third week is different from the first two weeks.
August swim and water polo clinics
We're offering swim clinics during the break between the summer and fall/winter seasons. Each week will focus on a different stroke and include starts and turns for that stroke. You can sign up for one session or all sessions. We are also offering water polo clinics during this time for 10-14 year olds.

Clinic details per week:
Week of July 29
Swim clinic - butterfly
10-unders:
  • M,W,F - 4:15-5:15 pm
  • Saturday - 2-3 pm

11-14 year olds:
  • Mon. through Fri. - 5:15-6:30 pm
  • Saturday - 12:30-2 pm

Water polo clinic
10-14 year olds:
  • Mon. through Thurs. - 6:30-7:30 pm

Week of August 5
Swim clinic - breaststroke
10-unders:
  • M,W,F - 4:15-5:15 pm
  • Saturday - 2-3 pm

11-14 year olds:
  • Mon. through Fri. - 5:15-6:30 pm
  • Saturday - 12:30-2 pm

Water polo clinic
10-14 year olds:
  • Mon. through Thurs. - 6:30-7:30 pm

Week of August 12 (schedule changes)
Swim clinic - freestyle and backstroke
10-unders:
  • Mon. through Thurs. - 3-4 pm

11-14 year olds:
  • Mon. through Fri. - 4-5:15 pm

Water polo clinic
10-14 year olds:
  • Mon. through Thurs. - 5:15-6:15 pm

Fees
  • 10-under swim clinics: $80 for one week, $70 per week for multiple weeks
  • 11-14-year-old swim clinics: $90 for one week, $80 per week for multiple weeks
  • Water polo clinics: $85 for one week, $75 per week for multiple weeks

Sign up at the front desk. If you have questions, please email Pete.
Information about fall/winter coming soon
Look for information in the next few weeks about the 2019/2020 fall/winter season of the Flying Fish, including details about group placement, schedules, and registration.
Upcoming swim meets
Speedo Sectionals @ University of Minnesota
Thursday, July 18 - Sunday, July 21

Our updated entry is posted here. Good luck, swimmers!


IL Regionals @ Niles North High School, Skokie
Friday, July 19 - Sunday, July 21

A meet email was sent to those entered in this meet. Our updated entry is posted here. This is a short-course (25-yard pool) meet. Good luck, swimmers!


IL Age Group Championships @ Lake Central High School in St. John, IN
Thursday, July 25 - Sunday, July 28

Our updated entry is posted here.
Meet results
IL Senior Championships @ RecPlex, Pleasant Prairie, WI
Thursday, July 11 - Sunday, July 14

Great job swimmers! You'll find individual results here and relay results here.
Highlights, including team records and top ten finishes:
  • Matt Gibson set new team records in the open boys 100-meter back (1:00.63, 11th place), 200-meter back (2:11.39, prelims), 100-meter fly (58.48,14th place) and 200-meter fly (2:05.40, 2nd place).

  • Aidan Dillon placed 6th in the open boys 1500-meter free (16:49.39).

  • Clio Hancock set new team records in the open girls 100-meter fly (1:05.73, prelims) and 400-meter IM (5:05.22. 4th place).

  • Jenna Wild set a new team record in the open girls 1500-meter free (19:27.98, 36th place).

  • Jenna Wild, Erin Long, Lily Consiglio, and Natalie Long set a new team record in the open girls 800-meter free relay with a time of 9:08.47, 19th place. The same group set a team record in the open girls 400-meter free relay with a time of 4:15.29, 27th place.

  • Erin Long, Hana Weber, Lily Consiglio, and Jenna Wild set a new team record in the open girls 400-meter medley relay with a time of 4:46.87, 37th place.

Windy City Conference Championships @ Highland Park High School
Sunday, July 14

Results are posted here. The Flying Fish had many achievements, including these swimmers who swam to first-place finishes:
  • Kyle Day, open boys 100-yard breast (1:10.54), 100-yard fly (1:00.29).

  • Anne Leinenweber, open girls 50-yard free (27.43), 100-yard free (59.39).

  • Oona O'Brien, 11-12 girls 100-yard free (1:04.57).
Support Evanston Swims! through the Great Lake Plunge
Calling all open-water swimmers, including parents! The fifth annual Great Lake Plunge, which is held in Evanston and benefits Evanston Swims!, will take place on Sunday, July 28. You can choose between 1k, 2k, and 4k swims in the lake. Learn more and sign up for this family-friendly event here.
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