Monday, May 27, 2013

Swim Team

This year we decided to try swim team.  The kids have really excelled:)  It is a huge time commitment as practice is everyday from 4:30-6:30, but it has been fun.  They seem to enjoy it and are noticeably more tired at night.

AM in her new suit from Gramma:)

 AC working her goggles:)
and sporting one of her MANY suits.  She has so many since she gets all the hand me downs!

We are the fighting frog therefore we wear a bunch of green...Here is AM.

We have really only been to one meet...There is a lot of waiting around for your event.  It is all new to me, but you have to be there at 7am to "warm up", but then your event might not be for a couple hours...

CMJ and his goggles:)

We found some ways to entertain ourselves.  C is in a a zen state balancing the foil ball we made on his head...

They even have a little spirit yelling before the swimming begins.

So, as it turns out, AC is very young for swimming in meets.  She was actually the only one in the "tadpoles" class that coach asked to attend the meet.  It took her 7 min 31 seconds to make it the 25 m of the pool.  Which means she shaved a minute or so off her time trials time.  She just holds on the lane rope and puts her head underwater ever foot or so.

It was so sweet at the meet because that's AM trying to help her and tell her what to do.  She was showing her the how to do freestyle.  She is a great big sister:)