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4:23:  Parking situation at CSAC on Friday 4/25 - check it out.

4/22:  Current News update on the NASA Meet now up.

4/22: Some volunteer opportunities have been added to the Golf Tournament and are open ready for sign-ups.

4/21:  The pancake breakfast scheduled for 4/26 has been canceled.  The community rooms is being used for another event.

4/10: Silent Auction Job Sign up for day of the event is open.

4/9: Practice changes for 4/25 & 26.

4/9: Junior Group News

4/7: Meet Entry Report for Showcase Classic, Clearwater

4/4: Spring Break Practice Schedule

3:26: Team Records Updated

3.26: Practice Changes for 3/27-30.

3/25:  Warm-ups for Nor'Eastern posted.  There are also session time changes for workers, so be sure to check start and finish times.  Lots of places open to time both in prelims and in finals Friday - Sunday.

3/24: Current News Update

3/24: SR II & III Update

3/20: New Poseidon item.

3/19: Practice changes for Friday, Saturday this week.

3/18:  Nor'Eastern job sign-up opened.

3/15:  Junior National entries now posted.

3/12:  Current News updated with Region and Senior Champs

3/12: Age Group Champs Warm-ups and Timer Assignments

         No scrip order will be placed on Monday, April 7.  Great Lake Scrip will be closed April 7-11.  ScripNow,   Reload and ReloadNow orders will process as usual while the office is closed.  Next order date will be April 14.

3/5:  Senior Champs Warm-ups

2/26:  Poseidon Golf Classic registration open

          Special Olympics regional event, jobs posted

2/25: Senior II & III Update

2/25: Current News Update

2/25: Warm-ups, timer assignments and Psych Sheets for Region Champs

2/19: Warm-ups posted for 9-12 District Champs

2/17:  On 2/20, come to practice (regular time) dressed in team suit, light blue T's and light blue competition cap.  We will be doing a photo session during practice times to update some of our material.  Also at 6:30 PM we will celebrate our  8 & younger champions and cheer on our swimmers attending championship meets over the next few weeks.

2/13:Click here for updated practice changes

2/11: Practice change for Age Group Bronze, Silver and Gold on Saturday, 2/15

2/10: Current News Update

2/10--2/14: Poseidon Positive Awards for Blue Group all week long

2/11: Hot Cocoa Party for Blue Group

2/6:  Worker sign-ups for Senior Champs, March 6-9, will open Monday, Feb. 10, 7 AM.

2/5: Current News Update

1/29: Practice changes for this afternoon:

SR Groups 2:15 - 4:15 with dry land 4:15 - 4:45 pm

Junior Group 4:15 - 5:45 pm

Age Group Gold - Silver 4:15 - 6:00 pm

White - Blue - Bronze 6:00 pm start

Combo 3:30 / 7:15 pm  Canceled -- Please come at 6:00!

1/27: Blue Group News Update 

1/24: Nutrition / Recovery Presentation: Feb 8 - Two sessions 9:00 am SR focus, 10:15 Age Groups/Jr Group -- Parents are welcome / encouraged to attend.  Kelly Fisher is a nutritionist and consultant to the National got milk?/Milk Mustache advertising campaign.  Kelly has a BS in Nutrition, MS in Food Science and Technology and an MBA, all from Virginia Tech.  She has worked in nutrition communications and marketing for 19 plus years.  The recovery nutrition seminar that she’ll provide will explain the different components of exercise recovery, why it is so important for athletes to focus on recovering well from exercise, and give recommendations for food and beverage choices to aid exercise recovery.  She’ll also share details from the latest research on exercise recovery and advice from expert organizations like the American College of Sports Medicine and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

 

1/23: Updated WAC Meet info

1/22: Warm-ups, WAC Meet

1/22: Current News Updated

1/22:  ***All athletes must use the front doors to enter and exit the facility. The pool door on the pool deck is off limits due to the cold temperatures. Please get in the habit of using the front doors moving forward. 

****Bronze group parents - today is the first day for 6:00 PM Bronze

SR 1/2/3 2:30-4:30pm

Junior Group 4:30-6:00pm

Age Group Gold/Silver normal 4:15pm start

White/Blue/Bronze normal 6:00pm start

7:15 combo cancelled (6:00pm opportunity!)

1/21:  Due to predicted snow, we will hold an all-comers practice from 12:00 noon to 1:30 PM today.  Anyone that can make it is welcome - all ages.  All other practices are canceled for today (1/21).  Tomorrow's AM practices (Wed., 1/22) for Senior swimmers and White, Blue and Junior is also canceled.  Watch the website for further practice cancelations or changes.

1/16: Practice changes for upcoming meet weekends.

1/16:  Jumpin' January warm-ups now posted.

1/15: Coach Heather Harwood takes the reigns as Blue Group Lead

1/13: Practice changes for Junior and AG Bronze

1/8: Current News Updated

1/7:  Meet Entry Report now posted for the Poseidon January 18-20 meet.

1/6:Reminder:  January 11 at 10:00 am -- Athlete Education Presentation - Injury Prevention / Rehabilitation - Matt Wren, M.S., P.T., nationally recognized for his work in the area of core and shoulder stabilization for swimmers, and speaks across the country on the subjects. Wren received his Master of Science from Old Dominion University and a BS from The University of Virginia.  This program is geared toward our 11 -13 year olds but is open to any of our swimmers.  Stick around after practice or come just for the presentation.

1/5: Senior II & III Updated

1/2:  Wounded Warrior collection update.

12/30:  The Lang's need our support

12/30:  Job sign-up now open for January meet

12/20: Current News Updated

12/18: Senior II & III News Updated

12/12: Practice changes, updated

12/11 Warm-ups for SEVA and timer assignments

12/10: Current News Updated

12/5: Wounded Warrior Packages

12/5: Current News Updated

12/4:  Tacky Light Tour, 12/20

12/2: Practice changes for the next two weeks

11/27: Poseidon Newsletter, Underwater Current

11/26: Current News Updated

11/21: Thank-Scrip-ing,

          Special on-line ordering promotions for PrestoPay users on Thanksgiving Day.

11/21: Warm-up info for NOVA distance session.

11/20:  Poseidon's Annual Holiday Party info posted

11/19:  Poseidon Gear Order Form,  place your orders by November 22 for Christmas delivery.

11/14: SR II III New Updated

11/13: Current News Updated

11/6: Team Attire for Autumn Splash

11/5: Scrip Orders during busy holiday season.

11/5:  Warm-ups posted for Autumn Splash

11/4:  Current News Updated

10/29:  New addition to the November meet schedule, Friday night at NOVA, 11/22.

10/28: Current News Updated

10/25: Practice Adjustments for the month of November

10/23: More Practice Adjustments Updates

10/23:  Halloween Trick or Trot 5K online registration

                      http://www.raceit.com/Register/?event=23742

10/23: Practice Adjustments Updated

10/16: Meet Shirts Posted

10/16: Meet warm-ups posted

10/16:  Reminder:  USA Swimming Officials Training session, Thursday, 10/17, 6:30 PM, CSAC, weight room.

10/13: Senior II&III page updated

10/10: University of Richmond vs  ODU and UNC Wilmington

          Swim meet held at CSAC Friday 6 PM and Saturday 11: 00 AM, Oct. 11 & 12.

10/7 Team hotel blocks posted for Fall meets

10/7: Practice Adjustments Updated Today

10/7: Blue/White Meet Results

10/7: Officials clinic will be held October 17, 6:30 PM at CSAC in the weight room.  All persons interested in becoming a certified official should attend.

10/3: Blue/White Meet Saturday!

10/2:  Swimmer T-shirts now in! For those swimmers who did not get their 3 T's week 1, they are now on deck ready for pick-up.  Questions or need to swop a size, just contact the office. 447-2787

9/26:  Practice adjustments for October

9/9: "Current News" updated

8/29: Click here for Midlothian Exchange article.

        Some front page pictures are linked to articles.

8/28: "Current News" updated.

        Senior II & III Parent Meeting, 6:30 PM, 9/12 at pool.

        Labor Day Monday -- There will be no practice for any group -- enjoy holiday time with friends and family.

8/27: Officials page updated, includes non-athlete registration form.

7/29: USA Swimming Scholastic All-American application -- Check news on front page

7/15:  Practice changes for next couple of weeks now posted.

6/20:  Warm-ups for Winchester posted.

6/18: Entry report for Last Chance Meet posted.

5/1:  Warm-ups for TIDE Meet, May 3-5

4/30: SR II&III update

4/23:  Saturday practices are canceled for all groups except Senior groups.  They will have practice from 12:00 - 2:00 PM.

4/18:  Take a look, some cool events for summer league teams and potential team members, "Pass the word."

4/15:  Current News Updated

4/11: Want to be a certified SwimAmerica swim instructor?  Once trained you are guaranteed a position with GRAP.  See attached flyer if interested.

3/27:  Current News Updated

3/25:  Parent/Coach Group Meetings announced on front age and on calendar.

3/25: LC Hotel block now posted.

3/20: Top 5 Recovery Snacks for Swimmers

3/20: Spring Break practice posted.

3/18:  Junior National news

3/15:  Newsletter

3/12: NO practices will be held on Saturday, 3/16, due to a meet held at the pool.

3/6:  Warm-ups for Age Group Champs now posted.

        A timer sign-up has been created to get that out of the way before the meet.  Keep in mind that estimated timelines were used.

3/6: See front page for updates on practice today.

2/25:  Practice Changes for 2/28-3/3

2/21: Blue Ridge Region Meet Info

2/20:  Warm-ups for Region Champs and updated entry report

2/18/13 Senior II & III Update

2/12: District Champs Warm-up Times

2/11:  Papa John's this week, Tuesday through Thursday, 2/12-14.  Use the promo code PSDN when ordering to earn money for the team.

2/11: Check out Current News update

2/5: Practice changes for Feb. 14-16.

1/25:  See practice changes for tonight's practices - nothing after 7 PM.

1/25/13:  "Sign-ups" to work Senior Champs will open 1/28, Monday at 7 PM.  Families will be able to sign up for 2 spots up until Monday 2/25 when any remaining spots become available to anyone.

1/23/13:  Championship Suit pricing.  Click here for a list of suits and pricing through Disco Sports.

12/19:  The children of Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, CT will be in a new building when they return to school. The PTA is doing a "snowflake drive" asking that paper snowflakes be sent to the school. They will decorate the halls to make a winter wonderland for the children. On Friday and Saturday, there will be a table set up at the pool for swimmers, coaches and parents who would like to make a snowflake. We will also have a journal for you to write in. The journal and all the snowflakes will be sent to the PTA organizers. Thanks!

12/16:  Collection begins for Peter Paul Development Center.  Looking for donations of school supplies:  solid color pocket folders (not shiny), pencils, highlighters, tape – scotch and masking, small scissors, second grade handwriting books (wide rule pad), Socks (not holiday).  Boxes are set up on the pool deck and at the front desk.  Thanks in advance for your contributions.  We will take items to PPDC at the first of the year.

12/7: Holiday scrip ordering update.

12/6: No before school practice on Monday, 12/10 due to the long competitive weekend.  After school practices will be held at the regular times.

12/4: Practice changes for 12/7-8.

11/27:  Practice changes for this Saturday due to a Randolph-Macon Meet held this weekend at the pool.

11/12: Thanksgiving weekend & Christmas Holiday practice schedule posted under Practice Changes.

11/7:  Food Drive, bins are located on deck for food donations.  Bring your contribution through 11/20.  Thanks Hanna.

          Papa John's "Bake Sale," 15% of sales comes back to the team.  We will run this each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the the second week of the month.  The first is 11/13-15 so eat Papa John's Pizza next week. Click here for flyer.

10/31: New motivational time standards now posted, effective November 1, 2012.

10/26:  Intrasquad Heat Sheet posted.  Updated team list posted.  All this information can be found by clicking on the meet name.

10/25: Updated hotel block list.

Posted 10/24

White and Blue team assignments for the intrasquad meet now up.  Check out information on the meet link.

 

Beginning immediately:  Saturday Practice Procedure

The aquatic center opens to the public at 12:00 noon on Saturdays so we are in the building without the support of the GRAP staff. Poseidon Swimming athletes and parents please follow the procedures below for all Saturday training sessions to provide safety and building security. 

  • All Poseidon Swimming members are to enter and exit the building via the east end competition pool door. No one is to exit through any other door.
  • The front door to the facility must not be opened for any reason.
  • The entrance hallway double doors will remain locked and no one will be allowed to enter the front of the building. Locker room doors will remain locked on the community side of the building.
  • Parents viewing training from the spectator seating must enter and exit the stands via the east end stair well.
  • At the conclusion of Saturday training Poseidon will flip the pool to long course. This is a tremendous assistance to the GRAP staff and can be accomplished quickly will all hands working together.
  • All athletes must depart the building in a timely fashion. There have been many athletes waiting out front long after we are finished. Please be respectful of the coaches time as a designated coach will remain until all athletes are picked up.

Thank you for your attention and support.

Posted 10/2

Spirit Night held 10/4. 

Posted 9/30

NOVA meet entry report now up.

Posted 9/25

Hotel blocks for the 2012-13 season posted under Meets/Events.

Posted 9/18

See "Practice changes"  for Friday and Saturday, 9/21 & 22 modifications.

Posted August 31

NO Practice Monday September 3rd for all Age Groups. Enjoy your last day of summer!!!

Posted August 11

2012 Scholastic All-American Due August 21st

 

Posted 8

Watch the Eastern Zone Championship Meet live with SwimUtopia

Posted Aug 5

Senior Group news

Posted July 31

Senior champs results

Posted July 20

Senior Champs entry report now up.  Check your entries before it's too late!

Posted July 19

AG Champs warm-ups and timer assignments for this weekend's meet  now posted

Posted July 17

 Upcoming Practice changes

New news.

Posted July 11

Under "Team Functions"  the volunteer sign-ups for summer league champs Poseidon information booth is now ready.

Practice changes for Thursday through Saturday 7/12-7/14

Summer Awards warm-ups and timer assignments posted

You can also signup to time for that meet on-line under the meet name.

Posted July 4th

Check out The Current News for information on group coaching assignments, Olympic Team Trials information and upcoming events for Poseidon Swimming.

 

Posted June 22

2012-2013 practice schedule posted

The new practice schedule has been posted under "Schedule & Changes" then click "CSAC". 

 

Posted June 18

Evaluation session dates announced!

Swimmers interested in joining Poseidon are invited to attend an evaluation session. Click HERE to see more.

 

Posted June 13

Check out the new button, "The Current News" right on the front page.

Posted June 12

Last Chance team warm-ups

New hire announced

Posted June 5

The Poseidon Award Ceremony will be held Thursday, July 12 (this is a change).  Location will be announced.  More information will be posted under  "Team Functions."

Posted June 4

New parent education article

Posted May 31

Practice changes for June 1 & 2

Meet Entry Report for June Meet

Posted May 27

PSDN White and Blue Parent Meeting will be held 6:30 pm Thursday May 31  in the community room.  Hope to see you there! 

Posted May 26

USA Swimming Virtual Club Championship current LC ranking 50th --- 24.92% of total points are in the SPRINT category. Fire Up for Fast swimming at the Commonwealth Event Company Last Chance Invite June 15-17

Check out new Sr News posting 

Posted May 16

Long course hotels posted

Posted May 14

Junior group parent meeting will be held Thursday, May 17 at 6:30 PM in the community room at the pool.  A meeting for Poseidon White and Blue parents will be scheduled soon.

Posted May 8

Meet warm-up information

Posted May 4

Summer Practice Schedule

Posted April 24

Newscast from the meet about the new facility .

Posted April 5

Poseidon April Meet closed to additional entries.

Job sign-ups for Poseidon April Meet.

Posted April 1

NOVA Send Off Meet results

Below posted March 30

Updated practice schedule for April 2-7

Below posted March 10

Click here:  Practice times for March 11-17 held at Midlo Y, ST. Catherine's and MAC

Below posted March 7

Warm up and timer assignments now posted.

Below posted March 6

Senior Champs results now up

Below posted March 3

Interim Practice Schedule(just until we are in the new facility)

Poseidon White, Blue and Junior groups, 6:45 -7:45 AM M, W, F at MAC
Age Group Champs and Junior National qualifiers, 5:30-7:30 PM, M-F, at St. Catherine's.

Posted Feb 28

SR Champs SC 2012

Fire Up Poseidon - we are responsible to assist with timing - a sign up sheet will be circulated at the pool for shared support.

Parents and athletes please dress in your Poseidon attire at all times! Athletes see shirt selections at the pool!

Warm up times - on deck times will be determined daily - please plan to arrive 15 min prior to posted times

Thursday 3:00 pm competition begins 4:00 pm

Trials: Friday – Saturday – Sunday 6:30 am Competition begins 8:30 am

Finals: Friday - 5:00 pm Competition begins 6:00 pm

Saturday – 4:45 pm Senior Recognition 5:40 pm Competition begins 6:00 pm

Sunday – 3:30 pm Competition begins 4:30 pm

Sunday distance session TBA last heat finish 5 min prior to finals session warm up   

 

Below posted Feb 22

GRAP website updated  click here to view

Below posted February 20

Blue Ridge Region Champs, entry report posted

New date for "Living the Dream" Celebration, March 15, 6 PM

 

Below posted February 10

Practice schedule for GRAP Pool

District Champs entry report

 

Below posted February 7, 2012

Parent education article:  Praise the Talent or the Effort

 

Below posted January 30, 2012

BAC Meet Results

 

Below posted January 26, 2012

BAC Meet Warm-ups

ASCA Study

 

Below posted January 24,2012

Splashdown, Vol.1, Issue 2

QDD Results

 

Below posted January 19, 2012

Please take a look at this Gatorade commercial as it is a great message...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQnQWdrXNMk

Below posted Wednesday, January 11, 2012

The "What's New" tab is what's new! 

Ever wonder if there are changes buried in the site? Are there new postings since your last web visit? Let's make it quick. Come here for the latest postings and news, hit the hyperlinks to go right to new stuff. It's your one shop stop for changes to the site. 

The Richmond Times Dispatch features the Greater Richmond Aquatic Partnership  

Below posted Sunday, January 8, 2012

Meet Results

Nova New Year Kickoff January 6 - 8, 2012