Meet Preparation: Swimmers & parents should be aware of a training cycle & the effect that missing all or some of one segment will have on performance. Miss the endurance phase & you might have speed but no endurance. Miss speed phase & you might have endurance but no speed, etc.
Meet Attendance: Meets are fun and motivating. If you must miss a meet, please speak to the coach early & determine which meets are most important to your swimming.
Warmth: Wet swimmers get cold quickly!!! Shivering is repeated muscle contractions in order to raise body temperature to keep warm. Save your energy! Bring extra towels, and a warm track suit. Your clothes, etc. are safer in a gym bag in the pool area, than left in the dressing room (unless you have a locker).Team Attire: You are required to wear a team swim suit; a team bathing cap (if you wear one).Put your name on your equipment (especially goggles).