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Winter Swim 2017-2018 is right around the corner!

The Mosby Woods Raiders will once again have the opportunity to swim at Oak Marr on Saturday nights from 7-8pm.

The Fairfax County Park Authority is only able to provide the team with four lanes. Due to the possibility of limited space, we will have to make the signups first come first served.

This program provides swimmers with the Mosby Woods Raiders the opportunity to maintain the skills they acquired during the summer. Though it is meant to keep team members swimming through the winter, it is not designed to teach mechanics as it is only a once-a-week program (there are, however, many options in the area for those interested specifically in working on technique: Parktakes classes, the YMCA, the Machine stroke school, the local year-round teams, et cetera).

Also, all swimmers, including guppies, must be able to swim across the pool unassisted. This is a Fairfax County rule. Once we have our registrations, I will follow up with another email to all swimmers that are 8 and under. There are some more logistical details for our younger swimmers.

Practices will be run by some of our talented summer coaches with the help of other older members of the swim team. They will be following a series of workouts designed by Coach Aubrey that will build over the course of the year to ensure that swimmers will continue to be challenged.

The program will run from September 23rd, 2017 through May 19, 2018. Currently, we anticipate that there will be practice on all Saturdays EXCEPT the following: 10/7, 11/4, 11/18, 11/25, 12/9, 12/23, 12/30, 1/13, 1/27, 2/3, 2/17, 3/24, 3/31 and 4/14. If it becomes necessary to cancel practice on any additional Saturdays, those registered will be informed via e-mail as soon as possible.

The program will cost:

    $175 for 1 child

    $350 for 2 children (same family/residence)

    $475 for 3 or more children (same family/residence)

To enroll your swimmer(s) in this year’s winter swim program, please click here to complete our Google registration document. 

The registration form on that page will need to be filled out separately for each swimmer you wish to have participate. Payment, made payable to Mosby Woods Swim Team, will be collected at the first practice on September 23rd.

To ensure that all interested Raiders have a chance to participate, registration will be restricted to current team members and their siblings for the next two weeks. Beginning on August 20, we will open up registration to all members of the Mosby Woods Pool. Thus, please register before August 20 to be sure of having a place in this program.

If you have any additional questions, please don’t hesitate to use this e-mail address to ask. As this year’s winter swim coordinator, I am happy to help!


Dena Imbergamo

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