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AGUA Newsletter
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
AGUA Season Starter
  • When: October 9, 2021 to October 10, 2021
  • Where: Asphalt Green's Upper East Side Campus
  • Who: All practice groups

Heat sheets will be available online Thursday, October 7, 2021. As a reminder, spectators are not permitted at the meet. All sessions will be available for viewing on our Saturday and Sunday livestreams.
 
Swimmer call times:
AGUA swimmers will check in with their Asphalt Green ID at the front entrance.
  • Saturday Session 1 ages 9 to 12: 7:30am
  • Saturday Session 2 ages 13 and over: 12:45pm
  • Sunday Session 3 ages 9 to 12: 7:30am
  • Sunday Session 4 400 IM: 12:15pm (updated call time)
  • Sunday Session 5 ages 6 to 8: 2pm

Uniform requirements:
  • Saturday: gray AGUA shirt
  • Sunday: green AGUA shirt
  • 14 and under swimmers are permitted to wear AGUA team suits only. Swimmers aged 15 and up are permitted to wear AGUA team suits or solid-colored, non-technical TYR suits.

Family service:
  • We still need volunteers! As a reminder, AGUA families are required to complete 10 service hours between October 2021 and July 2022. Each uncompleted hour will result in a $35 fee at the end of the season. Volunteers must check in on the second floor via the outdoor staircase.
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November Meet Updates
LIE FALL CLASSIC

  • Meet Information
  • When: November 5, 2021 to November 7, 2021
  • Where: Hofstra University
  • Who: All 9 to 12-year-old athletes and 13 and over non-Senior Mets qualifiers

BGNW 8 AND UNDER MEET
  • Registration will be available in the coming weeks
  • When: This meet has been changed from Saturday, November 13 to Sunday, November 14.
  • Where: Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester
  • Who: All 8 and under athletes

CPAC NOVEMBER INVITATIONAL
  • Registration will be available in the coming weeks
  • When: November 19, 2021 to November 21, 2021
  • Where: Chelsea Piers, Connecticut
  • Who: Senior Mets Qualifiers
Sign Up Now: Fall Cocktails with Coaches
We are excited to be hosting another virtual Cocktails with Coaches on Tuesday, October 19 at 7pm. Coaches will provide program updates followed by a Q&A session.

As a reminder, please RSVP to receive the Zoom link. The Zoom link will be distributed on the morning of October 19, 2021.
Apply Now: AGUA Group Parents
Applications are still open for our AGUA group parents for Senior I, Senior II, and BPC AG3. If you are interested in any of the groups below, please complete the application form.

Group parents help with questions regarding logistics, direct parents with concerns or questions to a lead group coach, and promote AGUA’s philosophy and expectations. They also help organize group social events throughout the season.
Upcoming Birthdays 

October 5
Kay Zachary

October 8
Herschel Tan

October 9
William Levine
Trent Miele

October 10
Sophia Schnabl

October 11
Henry Doherty
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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 (PW: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
Saturday, October 9
  • National will swim 6am to 8am at Asphalt Green's Upper East Side campus.
  • All other practices canceled.

Sunday, October 10
  • National will swim 6am to 8am at Asphalt Green's Upper East Side campus.
  • All other practices canceled.

Monday, October 11
  • BPC and UES AG1, AG2 (Green and Gold), and AG3 (Green and Gold) practices are canceled.
  • Senior Prep Green and Gold will swim 5pm to 6:30pm at Asphalt Green's Upper East Side campus.
  • Senior I, Senior II, and National will practice as regularly scheduled.
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.