It's almost Show Time!
Please read the email below for information regarding the show and end of year updates.
Weekend Practice Info-- note the location change!
(due to the swim meet taking place at Camana Bay)
Teal Team 5-7pm
Open Pool 4:30-7pm (any routines that would like extra music time)
Preseason Squads 2-4pm (Sapphire, Purple, Gold, Aqua)
1:30-3:30pm Blue, Preseason & Teal
Saturday, December 10th-- the Big Show!
If you have not already purchased your tickets to the show, please visit EventPro.ky -- spread the word!
Matinee Show @ 3:30pm
Performances by All Squads
Evening Show @ 6:30pm
Performances by Blue Team, Sapphire, Purple, Gold, Aqua & Teal Teams
This year's show is going to be bigger than ever!
📷 Photo Booth
✂️ Handmade Crafts (Made by the Team )
🍷 Cayman Spirits Company
🍔 Burger Shack
Show Day Reminders:
In addition, apologies for the delay on the invoices for the May 2022 WWI event in Coral Springs as these will be sent shortly.
Mon, Jan 9th: Normal Practice Resumes
For swimmers who age up into new teams, schedule information and team expectations will be sent out
January 13-15: CARIFTA & Jr National Team Selection. Keep stretching!
Hi Everyone! Please read the email below for important team updates and upcoming event info
*Thursday AquaSprites ASA will go ahead at the pool -- 3:00-3:45pm
*No Synchro Oct 18th-22nd (MidTerm Break) -- Teal Team check with Coach Romina re: training schedule over break
*All swimmers will be required to have a plain, black swimsuit for STAR Testing & the Holiday Show -- if you would like to order one with the team, please fill out this form no later than Monday, Oct 17th: https://forms.gle/RRNySTAM7eFK5ybNA
*Looking for a CBAC team suit? These are only required for swimmers that travel for competition, but are encouraged for all -- these are great suits!
Please contact Susannah Sweetman to order a suit (322-2075)
Sponsorships: Know a company or family who might sponsor Caymanite Synchro to fund scholarships for teammates?
Contact Erin Galatopoulos by WhatsApp at 926-0770
WorldWide Invitational 2022 Invoices will be circulated this week -- please transfer funds to Coach Alissa by Oct 30
Bingo Fundraiser Night!
When: Wednesday, Oct 26th @ 7pm
Where: Hard Rock Cafe
Who: All ages welcome!
Price: $25 for 5 bingo cards
Why: Support our National Team athletes!
RSVP: To reserve seats/tables or to donate a prize to the event, please email email@example.com
When: Saturday, Oct 29th @ 4-6pm Where: Camana Bay Pool
Who: Friends & Family are all welcome!
Price: $25 per child/swimmer
Pizza, popcorn, water-proof facepainting, pool party, costume contest... going to be a blast! Swimmers 11+ will be invited to stay for a "Float In Movie" at 6:30pm
Coffee Cart Kick-Off
Who hasn't wanted a coffee or cold drink when sitting at the pool on a Saturday?
Starting Nov 5th from 8-11am, we are kicking off the Synchro Coffee Cart -- coffee, cold drinks, baked goods -- all for sale to support CBAC Synchro
Blue Team will be running the first Coffee Cart-- please connect with Team Parents Stacey & Anita for your coffee time slot, baking talents, etc.
Pirates Landing & Water Performance
Swimmers in our older training groups will be featured in the Pirates Week Festival -- come cheer them on!
*Note that all training groups will be cancelled on Nov 12th so that the team can come support the swimmers
When: Saturday, Nov 12th @ 2:30pm
Where: George Town Harbour
Come as you are or dressed as a pirate-- excited to have Cayman's biggest festival back in full force! Gold, Aqua, 12U, Purple, Teal must register via iClassPro to confirm participation in the Pirates week show -- click HERE (Show Sign-Up)
When: Saturday, Nov 19th
Level 1 - 10:00am-11:00am
Level 2 & 3 - 11:00am
Level 4 & 5 - 12:30pm
Who: AquaSprites (2nd Year), Yellow & Blue Teams
**If your swimmer is new to AquaSprites and would like to do STAR Testing, please check in with coaches before registering
Judges: Teal & Aqua Team Members + Judges
To register, please use your iClassPro account: https://app.iclasspro.com/portal/camanabayaquaticclub/booking
STAR Testing Certifications List
Visit the CBAC website for a list of Levels 1-5 Skills
There will be no regular AquaSprites class on Nov 19th
When: Saturday, December 10th
Who: All swimmers!
*AquaSprites will need to attend Saturdays as well as midday to participate in the show
Finale Routine Rehearsal: December 4th -- must attend this rehearsal to participate in the finale routine (final number)
Tickets will go on sale in November
If you would like to volunteer to help make the show amazing, our next parent planning committee meeting is on Thursday, Oct 27th @ 7:30pm via Zoom -- please join us! (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6097650875?pwd=NnMyYUdKU0N6V1VEdDhkNjhSZmlTQT09)
Big huge shout out to Aureum Re, the first ever corporate sponsor of the Caymanite Holiday Synchro Show!!!
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Artistic Swimming Coaches
Camana Bay Aquatic Club
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For easy access, here are the links referenced in the update below
First off, a HUGE congrats to all of the athletes that participated in The 2021 Caymanite Invite-- we are so proud of you!
This is the third year of hosting the Caymanite Invite and the first competition for most of our team.
Each year we learn more, build confidence and create plans to make the next one "bigger and better".
Second, massive "thanks" to everyone who made the event possible:
Next up, OUR ANNUAL SUMMER SHOW!
We know that several families had their summer plans changed by the recent British Airways flight changes.
Please confirm your swimmers' attendance (yes or no) for the summer show and rehearsal: Click HERE to fill out the form
SUMMER FAMILY BEACH BBQ
Sunday, June 27 @ SMB Public Beach Cabanas
Sign-Up for Contribution HERE
Please feel free to bring the whole family to enjoy a day at the beach and celebrate a fun season!
SUMMER SKILLWORK SESSIONS
Stay tuned for schedule-- some midweek sessions will be offered for the month of July for skillwork
We will have a training break from July 21-27th
"SYNCH UP" NEW SWIMMER COURSE
We will open up for new swimmer Intro courses in August this summer-- if you know of a swimmer that has been dying to join, please feel free to pass on contact info and more info will be available in the coming weeks.
Darkness to Light Training
Darkness to Light training is being offered for a limited time through CIASA (CI Aquatic Sports Association) -- please take advantage of this opportunity!
Info from CIASA Secretary can be found below:
Darkness to Light is currently offering their 'Stewards of Children' online training for free for a limited time only. This training helps adults to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.
Our federation is committed to the DCFS campaign to educate our volunteers, officials and staff and we would ask that you register for this training, complete it and have your certificate as proof of training.
To register online with Darkness to Light, please use the following link.
Once your account has been created, add the 'Stewards of Children' course to your cart. At check-out use the code "Theology" to receive the training for free.
Please register now to take advantage of this promotion.
Tomorrow is the day!
Looking forward to an awesome event to celebrate the end of the year and this awesome team of young athletes.
Due to the large number of swimmers that missed rehearsals this week (great timing for a virus to make the rounds...),
I've adjusted the afternoon call times so that we can run additional practice/warm-up for the routines. We want everyone feeling confident for the show!
PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY-- SWIMMERS SHOULD BE READY TO SWIM AT THE TIMES LISTED
10:30am-11:15am AquaSprites Rehearsal
11:15am-12:15pm Yellow, Orange, Maroon, Gold Rehearsal
3:15pm TEAL Warm-Up
3:45pm AQUA Warm-Up
4:20pm SILVER Warm-Up
5:00pm FULL Finale Rehearsal **ALL GROUPS
5:30pm TEAM PHOTO
WE STILL NEED VOLUNTEERS!!!
Sign Up Here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1181H4_YZzB734DlMsGXA8fv2mra45rpijqatFwjG_w0/edit?usp=sharing
The goal is to share the load so that parents can all enjoy the show rather than expecting some to carry the whole weight
Should my swimmer come dressed in their costume suit?
Swimmers can wear normal practice suits for the warm-up/rehearsal then change into their costume suits for the team photo
Can my swimmer borrow a noseclip?
Please bring any spare noseclips to lend to friends!!
In October, we shipped 300 noseclips via FedEx and they are lost in the customs shuffle-- we will have them for sale immediately after they clear, but we don't have many spares for the show.
What cap will my swimmer need?
Swimmers will get caps to borrow for the show -- holiday themed! :) They must be returned at the end of the show... If your swimmer has a cap from last year (I know there are a couple out there) please bring it so that everyone has a fancy cap
What is seating going to be like?
We have rented risers (stadium-style seating), plastic chairs and cafe tables-- if you'd like to bring your own chair, you absolutely can, but it's not necessary
Is there food/drink available for purchase?
Both the lobby bar restaurant and pool restaurant will be open -- please support our hosts and feel free to purchase from either location or one of the servers.
Where can I find livestream info?
Livestream will be found on the team Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/caymanitesynchro
Recording of the show will be available for download as well as drone photos and event photographer photos.
We are counting down until our virtual meet with Jamaica and routines are getting cleaned up-- exciting!
Just a reminder of the schedule:
Saturday, Nov 21
9:30am Lap Warm-Up
10:00am 12U Figure Warm-Up
10:30am 12U Figure Competition
..... (13-15 Figures & JR Elements to follow)
1:00pm Solo Warm-Up
1:30pm Solo Competition
... (Duet Competition & Team Exhibition to follow)
**this timeline might change due to weather, technical issues (yay, zoom!), etc.
All swimmers should either have their hair gelled or in tight braids pinned up into a bun.
Since it's been a while since our last gelling adventure, here's a helpful resource to refresh: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fa-dwAQip5qSlDkPhCXoUL-cd08TS8gQYzK-jruPABc/edit?usp=sharing
**Please visit the store this week/weekend to make sure that you have all of the necessary supplies
Some of the swimmers have suggested gelling as a group to make the process go quicker-- awesome idea! They should plan to arrive at the pool with gelled hair DRY with headpiece in
All swimmers will need to have BLACK SUIT and WHITE CAP for Figures in the morning-- COSTUME SUITS for routines
Competition suit sizing will be done this week before practices on Wednesday and Friday:
Juniors: WEDNESDAY @ 4:45-5:45 at my house with Coach Hannah
12U/13-15: FRIDAY @ 3:30-4:15pm at my house
I have told the swimmers that they can wear whatever make-up they choose for the meet-- as long as they match their routine partner :)
No Goggles for Routines
Unless there is a medical excuse, all swimmers will be swimming routines without goggles-- we will start doing run-throughs without goggles this week, but not for the full practice.
Please ask your swimmer to ensure they have contact cases to store lenses in if they take them out, eye drops to minimize irritation and anything else that will prep them for success.
We are going to go ahead with training today at Don Foster's with slightly different pick-up/drop-off procedures.
The pool and deck surrounding it are dry and have not been affected by the storm or waves, however, the parking lot is getting some water from the waves.
To ensure swimmer safety,
Thank you for your help in enforcing the safety rules so that we can still run practices for the kids this evening. If you have any questions, feel free to WhatsApp (325-7905) or email
PS: The latest update on Camana Bay pool is that we are waiting on a particular part to arrive on island to repair the last leak. Once that is completed, we will be good to go-- we will update immediately when we know of any changes. Thanks!