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Practice Info

Welcome to the East View Patriot Swim Team. The Patriots will be training at the Village Pool in the afternoons from 3:30 to 5:30 pm. The pool is located at 370 Village Commons Blvd. Georgetown, TX. 

A bus will transport the swimmers from East View HS to the Village Pool. All swimmers must have transportation back home after practice. 

Swimming as a sport requires proper technique, strength, and endurance. As such, regular, progressively intense practices are required. All swimmers are expected to attend all regularly scheduled practices and must be enrolled in the athletic period. Remember that this is a school team; participation (attending and swimming) requirement is the same as in the classroom. A student cannot skip swim practice just like a student cannot skip regular school classes like English or Math.

PARENTS are NOT ALLOWED on the pool deck during practice.

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Equipment

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GISD provides a pull buoy, kick board, paddles, and fins.

Required Equipment
> Practice suits (2 or more recommended, practice suits wear out and must be replaced as needed.)
> Swim snorkel (example: https://www.swimoutlet.com/p/arena-swim-snorkel-pro-8132704/?color=9325)
> Goggles (2 or more recommended)
> Practice swim caps (2 or more recommended)
> Water bottle, preferably 1/2 gallon insulated sport jug
> Dry land exercise attire
> Running/gym shoes

Suggested Equipment
> Swimmer’s ear drops – use after every swim
> Sunscreen for outdoor swim
> Nose clips, if needed (2 or more recommended)
> Yoga mat
> Jump rope
> towel 
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BAD WEATHER

In the event of bad weather, practice will be held unless you are otherwise notified by the school or coaches. If there is thunder or lightening, we will not be in the water as required, but we will do dry land exercises or other activities.

CLUB TEAMS & PARTICIPATION

A GISD swimmer may come late or leave early to attend a USA swimming club practice no more than three days a week. The student athlete must spend at least 60 minutes of the GISD practice participating with the team.

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