Below are some of the Parental Responsibilities for our swim team:Attend the parent meeting. This is the best way to have your questions answered and to address any team issues. Bring your check book, as payments are due at the time of order.
Know where the swim team box & information notebook is on the front desk at the pool. Keep informed.
Read the bulletin board at the pool OFTEN!
Make sure that your swimmer(s) are at the pool on time and stays for their practice
Post the team calendar in your home and know your swimmer(s) schedule
Transport your swimmer(s) to and from meets and practices (directions to pools are on the website, and in the handbook)
Swimmers MUST STAY for the ENTIRE meet! Relays are not set up until the break right before the relays are held. Many times the meet winner is determined by the Relays—Stay and cheer on your teammates!
Supervise your children at meets and activities
Notify the coaches of swimmer availability for Saturday meets as soon as possible (they must know by Wednesday if your child is not available for Saturday’s meet).
Help with your swimmer(s)' nutrition
Contribute/volunteer to the team activities
Refer to the PMSL handbook for swimming and meet rules, locations, phone numbers, times, records, etc.
Volunteer your time at least 3 full meets during the season. Your child(ren) will not swim until you have signed up for your sessions. We need help for both Home and Away meets. Sign up sheets are posted on the bulletin board on the pump house. Help is needed with:
You can also attend clinics to become a certified official such as the referee, stroke & turn, starter, automation. There are a variety of jobs to suit everyone's interests!
Do not talk to your child during practice unless there is an emergency.
Any question or comments you have for the coaches should be addressed before or after practice or put a note in their folder in the team box.
Cheer for all children, not just your own.
- Snack bar sales (Cheverly Relays)
- Action Accents sales
- Ribbon writing
- Cookout after Home meets
- Clerk of course
- Automation (helping the data manager)
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 13 June 2012 )