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McD Swimming & Diving Organization Meeting for Parents - Tuesday, October 16 at 6:30 p.m. in High School Cafeteria

10/16/2018 19:00
10/16/2018 20:00

A pre-season information and planning meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. All returning and potential new parents to the program should plan to attend this meeting. Students may also attend this meeting but the information discussed will primarily be addressed to parents.

The following topics will be covered:
1. Collect contact information for new and returning members.
2. Review practice and meet schedules.
3. Review meet expectations for swimmers and volunteers.
4. Review general expectations for swimmers.

Diving Program

Any Bishop McDevitt High School student that wishes to participate on the high school's swimming and diving team AS A DIVER must register with a local training program. Bishop McDevitt students are strongly encouraged to register with the age group & high school diving program under the direction of John Ricci. The rules for participation in the diving program and adherence to the policies and payments set forth by Coach Ricci and his staff should be followed explicitly.

Age Group & High School Diving Program

Bishop McDevitt Swimming & Diving 2018-19 Competition Schedule

Bishop McDevitt Swimming & Diving
2018-19 Meet Schedule

*SOME DATES AND TIMES ARE TENTATIVE

Dual & Invitational Meets

Thursday, December 13 Mechanicsburg at Mechanicsburg HS

Saturday, December 15 Kinney Open at Bucknell University - Kinney Natatorium
Qualifying standards for this meet

Tuesday, December 18 Palmyra (midterms) at Palmyra HS

Thursday, December 20 Lower Dauphin at Milton Hershey - Catherine Hall

Thursday, December 27 Big Spring Bulldog Bash at Big Spring HS

Mid Penn Conference Coaches' Meeting - Monday, October 22 at Cumberland Valley HS

10/22/2018 18:30
10/22/2018 19:45

The 2018 MPC Swim Coaches meeting will be held on October 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the HS Cafeteria at Cumberland Valley HS.

The PIAA Rules Interpretation Meeting will follow at 7:15 p.m.

Winter Sport Physicals - Monday, November 5 at Bishop McDevitt High School

11/05/2018 09:00
11/05/2018 12:00

Students who have not yet completed a physical (for the fall season) and handed in the corresponding paperwork should complete a physical exam on Monday, November 5 at Bishop McDevitt High School. Girls appointmenst will begin at 9:00 a.m. and boys will follow. Paperwork will be posted on the Bishop McDevitt High School web site.

Bishop McDevitt Swimming Morning Practices

Morning practices begin Monday, January 8 from 6:00-7:00 a.m. at Central Penn. The morning sessions will occur every Monday and Thursday morning with one exception (see dates below).

Attendance is strongly encouraged for swimmers who have already achieved a qualifying standard or who antcipate doing so in the next month. Morning sessions will NOT replace the required afternoon sessions.

Dates of morning sessions:
Monday, January 8
Thursday, January 11
Monday, January 15
Thursday, January 18 - No morning session
Monday, January 22
Thursday, January 25
Monday, January 29

Bishop McDevitt Swimming Dryland

Bishop McDevitt Swimming dryland begins on Friday, December 8

Please arrive ready to go with sneakers, t-shirt, shorts or sweats. No school uniforms.

Wednesdays: 3:30-4:05 in TRX room at Central Penn
Wednesday sessions will be strength based and are recommended for swimmers with or who expect to achieve district or state times.

Fridays: 3:45-4:05 in the pool solarium at Central Penn
All levels are welcome. The primary focus for Friday sessions will be core strength, stability and flexibility.

Wreath & Greens Fundraiser

Bishop McDevitt Swimming is pleased to work with one of Harrisburg’s premier floral and greenery wholesale suppliers to provide top quality holiday wreaths, greens and other holiday items. Families have found this fundraiser to be a relatively easy and enjoyable to take part as each purchase will bring a little holiday cheer and support Bishop McDevitt Swimming! Simply ask friends, relatives, co-workers, and neighbors to support McD Swimming by purchasing one of the items listed.

Taking Orders:

Yankee Candle Fundraiser

If submitting paper copies of the The Yankee candle order form, these are due to Janeen Lauver by October 25. Please contact Janeen to obtain an order form if you did not already receive one. Janeen - Janeenlauver@comcast.net.

Bishop McDevitt Swimming's group number is: 990103385. Use this number to order online until January 10, 2019 at https://www.yankeecandlefundraising.com/ Online sales are shipped sooner than through the catalog.

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