The 2023 Speedo Southern Premier (March 3-5) in Nashville, TN has been added to the 2022-2023 short course meet schedule. This meet has qualifying time standards (SES qualifying time standards are used). It will replace both the Southeastern Swimming Short Course Championships and also the NCSA Junior National Championships. As we approach the championship season there will be more communication about this competition. The meet schedule has been updated in the meets-info/results section on the website. See the updated Baylor Swim Club meet schedule and the meet information below.
The scratch deadline for this meet is Wednesday, January 18th. Please Attend / Decline for the meet via TeamUnify.
There are two very important meet-scratch deadlines approaching. The scratch deadline for the TNAQ Winter Invitational (Jan. 6-8, 2023) at t in Knoxville, TN, and the MCC January Invitational (Jan. 14-15, 2023) at the McCallie School is Thursday, December 15th. See complete details about both of the January meets below.
This Sunday, December 11th over thirty Baylor Swim Club athletes will travel to Dalton, GA to compete in the Jingle Bell Classic at Dalton High School. See complete information on warm-up and meet start times below.
Meet & Warm-Up Schedule
All Ages AM Session: 2ndWarm-up 7:40-8:05 AM (Please arrive by 7:30 AM) | Meet Starts at 9:00 AM
RELAYS There are NO RELAYS entered in this swim meet
What to Bring
Baylor cap (RED BAYLOR CAPS ONLY), Arena team suit, goggles, two towels, NEW Baylor Swim Club RED registration t-shirt, sweatshirt/pants, activities, water bottle, and healthy snacks. Please be sure to wear some warm clothing before and after you swim, this includes socks and or shoes to keep your feet warm.
Here are some Important Things to Remember About Going to a Swim Meet
Prior to the beginning of the meet, ALL parents should write the events the child will be swimming on the child’s arm. This should include event #, heat #, and lane #. (This information can be found by accessing a heat sheet, which will be posted on the Carpet Capital Aquatics (CCAC) website. This will enable the swimmer to determine if he/she is in the correct place.
Facility Entrance:There is considerable construction on the DHS campus. Everyone will need to enter the school through the east parking lot breezeway. It has a large sign with “GYMNASIUM” on the side.
Clerk of Course for 8 & Under events– there will be a clerk of course for ALL 8 & Under events at this meet. All 8 & Unders should report to the clerk of course prior to their race, and then parent volunteers will line them up in the proper heat and lane.
Crash Area- The crash area will be in the upper stands of the gymnasium that is adjacent to the pool. Please stay off the gym floor.
Bathrooms and Locker rooms – The bathrooms on the pool deck and the locker rooms on either side of the gym are for athletes only. The boys’ bathroom and locker room are on the starting block end of the pool. The girls’ bathroom and the girls’ locker room are on the pool’s diving board end. Bathrooms for adults are through the gym walkway and to the left.
Concessions: There will not be concessions offered at this meet.
All Baylor swimmers will be sitting together in a designated area. All swimmers must remain in that area while they are not swimming an event. Only swimmers, coaches, and meet volunteers will be allowed on the pool deck during the meet. Only swimmers, coaches, and meet volunteers will be allowed on the pool deck during the meet.
Immediately before and after each race, your child should see the coaching staff to get feedback on their performance. This is the best time for the child to get a clear understanding of what things they did well, and what they still need to work on.
All swimmers are responsible for getting behind the blocks in their correct heat and lane before each race.
Parents, please remember that the coaches are not responsible for getting swimmers to the blocks for their race. The coaches need to make sure they watch every child’s race. Go out and have fun, and swim your best.
All parents must remain off the pool deck and in the stands above the pool during the swim meet. The pool is reserved for swimmers, meet officials, and meet volunteers ONLY.
PLEASE REMEMBER: We are not all about awards and time standards. Your child may not always have a best time or get an award, but they may do other things that the coaching staff and the swimmer should be proud of.
For more detailed information regarding attending swim meets please see the following pages in your team handbook: page 13- Swim Meet Policies, pages 14-16- Competitions, and page 16-17- Meet Entries. (Baylor Swim Club Team Handbook: 2022-2023 Season)
What exciting news! The Baylor Swim Club has been awarded by United States Swimming the distinction of being a nationally ranked Silver Medal swim club in the USA Swimming Club of Excellence program for the 2023 swimming season!
What exactly does this mean? This means that Baylor Swim Club is recognized as one of the top clubs in the country based on organizational professionalism and athletic performance. To qualify for this award, Baylor had to submit an extensive report to United States Swimming, documenting club professionalism as well as both national and world-class performance.
We are going to celebrate the season with a holiday pool party on Tuesday, December 13th. All should make every effort to attend as it will be a great time. There will be NO practice for all the swimmers/divers on this date, in place of practice we will be having our Holiday pool party.
WHO’s Invited: Juniors, Age Group (AG), & Developmental (Red, White, & Grey)
WHAT: Baylor Swim Club Holiday Pool Party
WHEN: Tuesday, December 13th (6:15-7:15 PM)
WHERE: Baylor School Natatorium
WHAT TO BRING: Cookies and Drinks will be provided. Dinner will not be served during this party so swimmers should eat before they attend. DO NOT FORGET TO BRING YOUR SUIT.
If there are any parents that would be willing to bring in a dozen or more cookies for our holiday party please email Coach Brian. Thank you to all those in advance that are willing to help at this fun event for our swimmers.
The coaching staff has gone ahead and made some practice schedule changes during the Middle School and High School swimming seasons because of meets being held at Baylor. If the practice group was not canceled, rescheduled, or listed then practice will be held at the regularly scheduled time.Please be sure to make a note of these changes.
New folders have been created for the 2022-2023 season and are available. All awards from meets and past meets will be filed in the athletes’ folders on the pool deck. Each athlete on the Baylor Swim Club should have a folder where these awards will be placed after meets. Please have your child check the folders on the pool deck after practices. The folder boxes are located on a table next to the staff office on the pool deck. If for some reason your child does not have a folder, please email Coach Brian.