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AGUA Newsletter
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Great Work 8 and Under Swimmers
Congratulations to our athletes who raced at the BGNW 8 and Under Invitational. AGUA athletes swam new races and executed new skills in their first travel meet of the season.

The AGUA coaches would like to thank Mia Jia and Leila Larson for exemplifying our team values of respect, accountability, and discipline at the meet.

Congratulations to our AGUA Top Three Finishers:
  • Elliott Darwell - 25 backstroke
  • Chloe Fu - 50 breaststroke
  • Rumer Hagmann - 25 butterfly, 50 freestyle, and 100 individual medley
  • Esme Hynes - 25 backstroke and 25 breaststroke
  • Wyatt Lee-Walters - 25 butterfly and 25 breaststroke
  • Benjamin Luding - 25 butterfly and 25 breaststroke
  • Cruz Malick - 25 backstroke and 50 breaststroke
  • Maya Mulholland - 50 butterfly, 50 backstroke, and 100 individual medley
  • Addie Yang - 50 breaststroke, 50 freestyle, and 100 individual medley
Up Next: CPAC November Invitational

Swimmer call times:
  • Friday, Saturday, and Sunday preliminaries: 6am
  • Friday, Saturday, and Sunday finals: Swimmers should confirm their finals call time each day with their lead group coach

Uniform requirements:
  • Friday: black AGUA shirt
  • Saturday: gray AGUA shirt
  • Sunday: green AGUA shirt
  • Swimmers may wear a team suit, solid-colored TYR suit, or a tech suit that adheres to the AGUA swimwear policy.
Winter Meet Updates
  • Meet information
  • Preliminary entries: Please notify your lead group coach of any errors by Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 8pm.
  • When: December 10 to December 12, 2021
  • Where: University of Maryland
  • Who: Swimmers ages 14 and under must meet three qualifying standards to compete in this meet. Swimmers ages 15 and over must meet two qualifying standards.

  • Meet information
  • When: December 16 to December 19, 2021
  • Where: Chelsea Piers, Connecticut
  • Who: All swimmers
Upcoming Birthdays 
November 16
Dara Cassidy
Reese Hagmann
Rodin McKenna
Karan Thakker
Brian Wu

November 17
Allegra Speight-Ray
Estelle Vernhes

November 18
Chloe Comisarow
Mandy Feng
November 19
Zach Levin
Julien Shao
Oliver Shao

November 20
Jolie Loghmanee

November 21
Cruz Malick

November 22
Zahra Kumar
Register Now: Winter Stroke Clinics
Registration for winter stroke clinics is now available via the links below:







Get Involved: Become an Official
AGUA is in need of stroke and turn judges. Being an official is a great way to get involved in your swimmer's life and the sport. You will learn the rules of competitive swimming, and gain a greater understanding of and how meets work. You can take pride in getting involved, and you will be helping the sport improve.

For more details, please click here.
Team Suits and Practice Equipment
Ultimate Swim Shop, our team store, is still open for gear and apparel purchases. If you haven't done so already, you will have to create an account and select “Asphalt Green Unified Aquatics” as your team. To create an account, click on “Register” (right side of page), input your information, select our team, and click “Submit”.

TYR Tech Suit Discounts

AGUA's TYR tech suit discount website is available here (password: AGUAXTYR). Please note, all swimmers must adhere to the AGUA tech suit policy. Tech suits are only permitted at specified meets throughout the season. Check with your lead group coach if you have any questions. Please review the AGUA tech suit policy here.
Parent/Coach Communication 
In order to streamline parent/coach communication, please do not reply to the newsletter. Use the following email addresses for all questions:

Upcoming Schedule Changes
Winter schedule has begun for all groups.

Please note the schedule changes from Friday, November 19 to Sunday, November 21, 2021.

Friday, November 19, 2021
  • Senior I and Senior II will swim from 6pm to 8pm at Asphalt Green's Upper East Side campus.

Saturday, November 20, 2021
  • Senior Prep Green and Gold will swim from 7am to 9am at Asphalt Green's Upper East Side campus. Dryland is canceled.
  • Senior I, Senior II, and National are canceled (see below).
  • UES AG2 Green and Gold will swim from 9am to 10am at Sacred Heart. 

Sunday, November 21, 2021
  • National practice is canceled.
  • Senior Prep Green and Gold practices are canceled (see above).
  • Senior I and Senior II will swim from 7am to 9am at Asphalt Green's Upper East Side campus. Dryland will be from 9:15am to 10am.

Thursday, November 25 to Sunday, November 28, 2021
  • The Thanksgiving weekend practice schedule is now available here.

Thursday, December 23 to Sunday, December 26, 2021
  • Holiday break: all practices canceled.

Monday, December 27 to Friday, December 31, 2021
  • The holiday practice schedule is now available here.

January 3 to February 28, 2022
  • Please review the alternate winter schedule here.
REMINDER: Masks are required for all visitors in all common areas at Asphalt Green, including lobbies, stairways, elevators, and locker rooms. Thank you for your cooperation.