CRANBROOK SWIM CLUB

CSC is the place to be all summer long.


Back by popular demand! The Sugar Skull t-shirts are available for this week only through the Varsity Shop! This is your chance to order the awesome Rock and Roll CSC shirts! Orders will be delivered to CSC in 2-3 weeks!  Interested in ordering? Click this link  sale .


Orders need to be in by Sunday, June 24 by 11:00pm.  

Please note that we have a few silicone caps available as well!

If you have questions, please contact Chris Knoper at knoperfamily@gmail.com 




Swim Lessons at CSC

The dates for group swim lessons are June 25th-August 2nd. The cost is $120.00. There will be no class July 4th but there will be a makeup class on August 6th. Sign ups are posted on the bulletin board. 

Adult Lap Swim

We will be offering lap swim time daily, with the exception of home meet days, from 6:30PM-7:30PM. We will not be offering morning lap swim this season as it was not well attended last season. There is a BHC  tri team that swims on Friday mornings at 5am. Contact the club for details. 

Swim Team


 

For those swimmers who can swim 2 full lengths in 2 competitive strokes.  It does not have to be pretty or perfect - they just have to be able to get across the pool.  If they aren't ready, consider our Pre Team.  If you are not certain whether your swimmer belongs on the team or pre team, please either bring your child between 5-5:30pm after May 21st, or have your child attend a pre team practice, (5:00 - 5:30), after May 29th and coaches will assess and advise.  (Registration for team and pre team are the same.)

Click here for 

SWIM AND PRETEAM REGISTRATION 

 Please contact the swim chairs at swim@cranbrookswimclub.com for any pressing questions!

Head Coach

Kate Murphy continues as our head coach for the third year. Coach Kate is the Birmingham Blue Dolphins (BBD) 9-10 Lead Age Group Coach and Assistant Coach for the 11-12 Age Group.  She is a Groves High School Teacher in the Social Studies Department and an Intervention Specialist in the Social Studies Department at Berkley High School.  We are super excited to have her leading our Cranbrook Dolphins!

Coach Kate can be reached at  headswimcoach@cranbrookswimclub.com

Swim Team Parent Handbook
Click here for the Parent Handbook

Pre Season Practice Schedule 

May 14- June 15 (excluding Monday, May 28th) M - F

Preteam to begin Tuesday, May 29 - June 14

Group A (13 &up) - 3:30 - 5:00

Group B (9 - 12) - 4:45 - 6:00

Group C (8& Under) - 5:45 - 6:30

Pre Team   5:00 - 5:30 

Swim Team Apparel

This year team suits will be available through the Varsity Shop. They will have samples available for sizing.  The last day to order spirit wear is May 29th at 11:59pm.

This year your child may only wear a CSC team cap at a meet, no other caps will be permitted during meets. Team caps (latex and silicone) will be available for purchase at designated practices to be announced after the start of the preseason.  Team caps make our swimmers easy to spot when racing.


Swim Team Calendar 

April 1 - May 28 regular swim team registration 

May 14 Preseason Practice begins at CSC

May 29 - June 15 Late Registration period

June 1 -Parent Swim Meeting

June 2- Time trials and practice meet @ CSC (AM)

June 14 - Last day to register for swim team

June 15 -Last day to drop from team and receive refund

June 16 -9 -10 Mini meet @ CSC

June 18 - CSC @ BHAC

Saturday June 23 - 11 & up mini meet @ Beverly Hills Athletic Club

Saturday June 23 - Late Night Party

Monday  June 25- FGAC @ CSC

Wednesday June 27 Pictures and Pancake Breakfast

 Thursday June 28 CSC @ Forest Hills 

Satuday June 30 - 8 and Under Mini-Meet @ Woodside

Sunday July 1 - Car/Dog Wash 

Monday July 2  - Woodbroke Hills @ CSC

Monday July 2 - Ice Cream Social 

Friday July 6 - Finny Frenzy

Monday July 9 - CSC @ BWRA

Wenesday July 11 - Swim-A-Thon

Thursday July 12 - Woodside @ CSC

Friday July 20- Pasta Poster and Cheers

Saturday July 21- B Finals 

July 23 - July 27 A finals practices times TBA

July 27 - Spaghetti Shave Down Dinner

July 28 & 29 - A finals @ Beachwood

July 29 - A finals banquet

 

 


2018 Swim Team Meet Schedule and Information

Monday May 14- Pre-season practice begins 

Friday June 1 - Parent meeting 6:30

 Saturday June 2 - Time Trials/Practice Meet 8:00AM @ CSC

Thursday June 14 - Last day to register for swim

Saturday June 16-  9-10 Mini Meet @ CSC

Monday June 18 - CSC @ BHAC

Saturday June 23 - 11 & up mini meet @ Beverly Hills Athletic Club 

Monday June 25- FGAC @ CSC

Thursday June 28 - CSC @ Forest Hills 

Saturday June 30 - 8 and Under Mini-Meet @ Woodside

Monday July 2  - Woodbroke Hills @ CSC

Monday July 9 - CSC @ BWRA

Thursday July 12 - Woodside @ CSC

Saturday July 21- B Finals 

 Saturday and Sunday - July 28 & 29 - A finals @ Beachwood

For order of events in our dual meets please click here

Saturday July 21- B finals @ Woodbrooke Swim Club 

11 & Up Meet AM

10 & Under Meet PM

Saturday and Sunday - July 28 & 29 A Finals @ Beachwood

 For meet information including start times, maps, other club addresses, meet results and much more

  CLICK HERE

to go to the Northwest Suburban Swim League website, (nssl).

Already know that you cannot make a meet?  

Please click here to sign up on the "Cannot Swim" sheet. 

Please sign the "I Can't Swim Sheet" on SignUpGenius as soon as you know your child won't be available for a meet -- LATEST 2 days before the meet.  If you realize less than 2 days before a meet that your swimmer(s) cannot attend, please email Coach Kate immediately -

mailto:headswimcoach@cranbrookswimclub.com . 

It causes lots of craziness when there are late changes...so please reserve those for emergencies.

 

 2018 Swim Team Practice and Clinic Schedule 

beginning June 18, 2018

Group A  (13& up) -   8:00 - 10:00

Group B (9-12) - 9:45 - 11:15

Group C (8 & Under) - 11:00- 11:45

Pre team 9:30 - 10:00

Stroke Clinics (optional) 12:00-12:30, 12:30-1:00Mon.- Thurs.

Starts and Turns Clinics Mondays and Thursdays 1:00 - 1:30

 Clinics are run by Coach Betsy with help from the other assistant coaches.  Each stroke clinic is 30 minutes for 4 days at a cost of $40 per week.  Starts and Turns clinics are held each regular season meet day for 30 minutes at a cost of $10 per swimmer.  Please see the swim board at the club for clinic sign ups.

Swim Team Member Regular Season Volunteer Requirements

Each family is required to volunteer for at least 2 slots during the season (2 slots for dual parent families and 1 slot for single parent families).  SIGN UP EARLY TO GET THE SPOTS YOU WANT

For season:  (Questions?  mailto:swim@cranbrookswimclub.com )

Please click here to volunteer 

To receive timely announcements from the swim team join Remind

please join our Remind group by texting the message @cranbroo to 81010 from your smart phone or get email notifications by emailing to cranbro@mail.remind.com


Interested in more indepth information about the swim leagues? Check out the NSSL link for details on event line up and much more! 

Click here: https://bit.ly/2l9vWmA

 

Upcoming events

    • 23 Jun 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • BHAC

    11 & Up mini meet - all relays all fun!

    • 23 Jun 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
    • CSC
    Register

    Super fun late night party for swim team members -- Dinner, music, sundae bar and more......$5 per swimmer. This is a swim team only event. 

    Any swimmer <8 Years Old needs a Parent Chaperone.

    Please note that  be no refunds given if you do not attend. 

    • 25 Jun 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • CSC

    We invite Farmington Glen for a friendly competition! 

    • 27 Jun 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • CSC
    Register

    Individual pictures will start ~9am --  Our all you can eat yummy pancake breakfast will go from 9:30-11:00.  Team pictures will start approx 10:30.  Guests are $3 per person.


    Remember to wear your team attire!


    • 28 Jun 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • Forest Hills

    Swim meet @ Forest Hills

    • 30 Jun 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Woodside
    Register

    Mini Meet for all 8&Unders

    **Sign up for up to 2 events.  Coach Kate will choose relay teams.

    • 02 Jul 2018
    • 5:30 PM
    • CSC

    Woodbrooke Hills comes to CSC!  

    • 09 Jul 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • Beachwood

    We are going meet our friends at Beechwood for a friendly competition.

    • 12 Jul 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • CSC

    Our friends from Woodside visit CSC for some friendly competition.

    • 20 Jul 2018
    • 6:00 PM
    • CSC
    Register

    Eat pasta and make posters for all our B final swimmers

    • 21 Jul 2018
    • 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
    • Woodbrooke Hills Swim Club

    B Finals Swim Meet at Woodbrooke Hills  - Sign up for 2 events.  There are no relays at B Finals.

    11 & Up Swimmers are in the AM (warm ups approx. 7:45 AM, meet start 9:00 AM)

    10 & U are in PM (warm ups approx. 12:15 PM, meet start 1:30PM)

    REMEMBER TO SIGN THE "I CAN'T SWIM SHEET" IF YOUR SWIMMER(S) CANNOT MAKE THIS MEET 

    http://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a0b4fabab2aa57-20171

     


    • 27 Jul 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • pavilion - 5 tables reserved


    • 28 Jul 2018
    • CSC

    Breakfast for A Finals 13 & Up Swimmers.

    • 28 Jul 2018
    • CSC

    A Finals Breakfast for Championship Swimmers.

    • 29 Jul 2018
    • CSC

    Breakfast for A Finals 13 & Up Swimmers.

    • 29 Jul 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • Cranbrook Swim Club
    Registration is closed

    End of Season Swim Team Banquet at CSC.  Dinner with friends (catered by Woodpile BBQ), speeches, DJ and our end of year gifts will be distributed. 

    **Can sign up for Coaches Gifts if or if not attending.

    Please note that  be no refunds given if you do not attend. 

     


Address: 30580 Evergreen  (just south of 13 mile)

Phone: 248.642.5424


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