SHRSL - Southwest Houston Recreational Swim League

Apr 28

2021 League Update #2

HELLO ALL! It’s that time. I know it’s been quiet – thanks for those that are reaching out! Just lots of balls in the air!

SO…… Below is a breakdown of updates by category. Next meeting date will be shared soon. If something is missed, please reach out to SwimSHRSL.

2021 Specifics:

  • FIRST Day of PRACTICE | Per bylaws, no earlier than: April 26, 2021
  • DROP DEADLINE for Club/USA Swimmers: April 30, 2021
  • FIRST MEET: June 7, 2021
  • MEET of CHAMPS: July 5, 2021(Results due by Wed, July 7 at 12pm)

o Swim the meet Friday or Saturday or Monday.

o Swim the meet Tuesday but pay attention to weather

o Email with any concerns.

  • ALL STARS: July 9, 2021

 

MEETS:

  • As of now, VIRTUAL within your own team.
  • Relays…swim your relays.
  • MONDAY MEETS:

o Swim a meet format on Monday afternoon, great.

        • Swim meet events during normal practice time on Monday, great.
        • Swim meet Saturday – Tues. Make it work.
  • Possible head to head competition, virtually once team sizes/strength are determined
  • Meet of Champs: Virtual, at this time
  • All Stars

o Limited spectators at this time

o Normal format (as of now), 10Under in AM, 11Up in PM

o Swimmers will be seated outside, regardless of facility

 

 

DATA:

  • Swimtopia must have:

o   Registration info for all swimmers

o   COVID release

o   INDEMNITY release

o   CORRECT ages for swimmers.

  • Swimtopia – Meets

o   Working on DATA info, to distribute soon

o   We’ll use a combo of Team Manager & Swimtopia

  • Report Dates:

o   Rosters must be IN SWIMTOPIA prior to starting practice

o   Swimmers must be IN SWIMTOPIA prior to touching the water

  • Mark any drops CLEARLY
  • Questions: Contact Christine

o   Meet Reports

    • Meet1: Results due June 9, 12:00 noon
    • Meet2: Results due June 16, 12:00 noon
    • Meet3: Results due June 23, 12:00 noon
    • Meet4: Results due June 30, 12:00 noon
    • MOC (July 5): Results due July 6, 10:00 am
      • Individuals, follow rules as posted at SHRSL.ORG
      • Relays, yes.
    • All Stars (as of now):
    • Top 16 (+ 2 alternates) finishers from across the League
    • Relays, TBA.

 

AWARDS:

  • FIND RIBBONS? LOSE RIBBONS?
      • Contact Christine
      • If there’s an issue, Christine will contact you.
  • Please pass this to your Awards folks ASAP
  • MOC: Using normal awards again
  • All Star Awards: Will have meet specific awards.

 

BACKGROUND CHECKS:

  • No change. Every 3 years. Jeff to send list.
  • Background checks for those with “direct contact with the swimmers”.
  • Please don’t send to your entire team. Timers/Scribes/Awards – no.

 

FINANCIALS:

  • $15 per swimmer fee for 2021

o Insurance

o Awards

o All Stars Facility Rentals

  • Invoice #1

o Have been sent. Didn’t get one? Email JEFF.

o Will be invoiced at 50% of 2019 numbers

o Due Mid May

  • Invoice #2

o Adjustment Invoice after Meet 1

o Due within 7 days of receipt. We’ll need to pay insurance bill!

INSURANCE:

  • Insurance is now mid-June to mid-June.
  • Insurance is good to share with HOA’s. If you need something or missed an insured, contact JEFF.
  • SHRSL Indemnity Forms – no change: https://shrsl.org/bylaws-forms/
      • Should be in digital format, in Swimtopia
      • Questions – contact Christine.
  • Covid Form for registration and ANYONE on deck – attached.
      • Should be in digital format, in Swimtopia
      • Questions – contact Christine.

 

STROKE/OFFICIAL CLINICS:

  • If you were current in 2019, attend a 30 min clinic (short clinic)
  • If you were NOT current in 2019, must attend a long clinic
  • 2019 CLINIC attendance, attached.
  • Current Clinics:
      • Greatwood (GG) | May 15, 7:30a short, 8:00a long
      • Maplewood (MW) | May 22, 7:30a short, 8:00a long
      • Sweetwater (SW) | May 22, 11:00a short, 11:30a long
      • New Territory (NT/NW) | June 5, 7:30a short, 8:00a long
      • NOTE: Still looking for hosts – contact Steve or Mel.
        • Shadow Creek (SK) would like to host.
        • Anyone else? Greatwood is on the board – date soon!

 

 

Mar 15

2021 League Mtg #1 – NOTES

HELLO ALL! Hope this post finds you healthy, happy & safe! Below is a breakdown of what was discussed at the meeting. We’ll get the “next meeting” date out soon.

Please watch for more communication as teams are modifying POOL USE rules due to changes in mask mandates.

2021 Specifics (as we know now):

  • FIRST Day of PRACTICE | Per bylaws, no earlier than: April 26, 2021
  • DROP DEADLINE for Club/USA Swimmers: April 30, 2021
  • FIRST MEET: June 7, 2021
  • MEET of CHAMPS: July 5, 2021(Results due by Wed, July 7 at 12pm)
    • Swim the meet Friday or Saturday or Monday.
    • Swim the meet Tuesday but pay attention to weather
    • Email with any concerns.
  • ALL STARS: July 9, 2021
  • Full House at League Meeting (3/8/21) for the most part
    • TW – no one attended meeting/have not heard from TW.
    • AV: No team this year, as of 3/6/21. Interested in helping? Email [email protected]
Meets:
  • As of now, VIRTUAL within your own team.
    • Each team makes meets work within the confines of their home pool
    • Follow meet rules for entries at meets – more on this soon
    • Swim a meet format on Monday afternoon, great.
    • Swim meet events during normal practice time on Monday, great.
    • Swim meet Saturday – Tues.
    • Results due by Wednesday at noon.
    • More info on Team Manager, Meet Manager, Swimtopia
  • Communicate as things change (HOA rules, City/Count rules).
  • Once team sizes/strength are determined, possible head to head competition, virtually
  • Meet of Champs: Virtual, at this time
  • All Stars
    • Limited spectators at this time
    • Normal format (as of now)
    • Swimmers will be seated outside, regardless of facility
Awards
  • Need exact ribbon counts by Saturday, March 13 at 7p. Email to [email protected]
  • CHRISTINE: SP – ZERO ribbons.
  • Please pass this to your Awards folks ASAP
Background Checks
Financials
  • $15 per swimmer fee for 2021
    • Insurance
    • Awards
    • All Stars Facility Rentals
  • Invoice #1
    • Will be invoiced at 50% of 2019 numbers
    • Due Mid May
  • Invoice #2
    • Adjustment Invoice after Meet 1
    • Due within 7 days of receipt. We’ll need to pay insurance bill!
Insurance:
  • Insurance is now mid-June to mid-June. Your insurance is good now to share with HOA’s.
  • 2020 Insurance > Attached
  • SHRSL Indemnity Forms – no change: https://shrsl.org/bylaws-forms/
  • Covid Form for registration and ANYONE on deck – attached.
Stroke Judge Clinics: Looking for hosts
  • If you were current in 2019, attend a 30 min clinic (short clinic)
  • If you were NOT current in 2019, must attend a long clinic
  • Maplewood would like to host 5/8/2021
  • 2019 CLINIC attendance, attached.
TEAM UPDATES:
  • 2 Teams are looking for head coaches. Have someone in mind?
  • A few teams are looking for assistant coaches. Have someone in mind?
  • Ashton Village Update: Due to lack of parental participation, AV will NOT have a team this year. If this is arrive to you as an AV Board member, please reach out if you have ideas on how we can help!
  • This contact list is a MOVING TARGET and Mel is managing the best she can. Follow up with REMOVALS and ADDS please.

Feb 10

2021 – LET’S DO THIS!

HELLO 2021! HAPPY NEW YEAR ALL!

Let’s SOUND OFF on teams for 2021.

As far as we know, all 24 teams will be back for 2021!

Please email [email protected] your teams’ intentions!

 

Feb 09

2021 – SWIM IS ON

IT’S A GO FOLKS! LET’S DO THIS!

It’s a DEFINITE, DEFINITE go for the 2021 SHRSL Summer Swim Season. What It’ll look like, who knows but the SHRSL Board is meeting this week to start hammering things out. NEED YOUR HELP!
 
Need the following: New boards & coaches (email: [email protected]). Need BATHER/VISITOR load limits for your home pool. Need to know if the “limit” is a city/county/HOA rule. A few teams are looking for a coach, holler if you know of someone! Who needs a coach? Who needs assistant coaches?
 
Miss y’all. Watch for updates at https://shrsl.org. It’ll take a bit to get the League Distribution list updated, but it’ll be fast there!