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General Schedule

Specific dates vary year to year: this is intended to give the big picture. 

When What Description
March Online registration opens Registration opens (pay dues, provide contact information for parents and swimmers); Early registration discount for residents during 1st two weeks of registration; registration usually open into early June
April Orientation In-person registration, meet coaches and swim committee, orientation meeting
May Parent meeting
Pool opening
Carwash fundraiser
Parent Meeting (mandatory) - review volunteer opportunities
Memorial Day weekend is the traditional opening weekend for pool; first team practice is the day after Memorial Day
End of May to early June Afternoon practices Team practice Monday to Friday, after school day, 5:30-8:30pm, using a few lanes in pool while other residents swim in the rest; one hour sessions, divided by age group
mid-June AM practices
and start of Mini Cyclones practice

Monday after last day of Fairfax County schools close, practices will shift to the morning; uses whole pool before it opens to all residents, same 1 hour sessions sorted by age, 7am-10am Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri. Mini-Cyclones will also start this day, 8-10am, 30 min sessions, three days a week. No morning practices on Wednesdays due to PM meets.
mid-June Evaluation

In-practice evaluation of swimmers to ensure all can swim one pool length unassisted

mid-June Time Trials

A practice home meet, usually on a Saturday morning, with no opponent; provides baseline times for swimmers. All swimmers are asked to participate inTime Trials. This is also a practice meet for parent volunteers.

late June Meets 6-8 meets per season against 1-2 opposing teams, into late July, Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings, each roughly 3 hours; locations home or away, Centreville to Herndon
mid-late July All League Meet Day-long Saturday meet including all teams in league
late July End of season party Banquet and swim party to celebrate the season, awards ceremony, thank parent volunteers and sponsors
August Clinics (if available) Optional small-group coaching clinics, usually on weekends
year-round Organizational meetings Occasional organizational meetings
year-round "Social" events Variety of teambuilding, fundraising, and community improvement activities
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