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    Tech Team Members, T-shirts, Family Info Session, Mod Pizza Fundraiser

    4/28/2024 

    Greetings Cary Park Sea Dragon (CPSD) Families!

    Less than a month to go until Sea Dragon Swim Season begins! Practices and evaluations start on Monday, May 13th. More information about swim evaluations will be forthcoming.

    Calling all parents/guardians with great tech skills! The Sea Dragons need Tech Team Members for the 2024 season. Tech team members manage the timing software and equipment during time trials and home meets. Pre-season training and onboarding will be provided. Earn all 12 volunteer points. To learn more about the tech team, please email Paul East (VP of Meets) at [email protected].

    Don’t forget to order your Sea Dragon T-shirts! Order Deadline will be mid-May. Check out the Team Store.

    Please mark your calendar to join us for a Family Orientation Session on Monday, May 13th from 4:30-5:15 pm at the Cary Park Clubhouse to learn more about meets, volunteering, swim lessons, and Mini Sea Dragons. New and returning families are welcome to attend!

    Join us for yummy pizza on Monday, May 20th at Mod Pizza at Amberly Place. Support the Sea Dragons: 25% of sales go to our team’s fundraising goal! More information HERE.

    Thanks to our current 2024 sponsors: Avance Care,Bovenizer & Baker Orthodontics, Eyecare For You, North Carolina Dermatology Associates, Parkside Eye Care, Sciencex, Si Young Park, CPA, and 501 Pharmacy.

    NEW INFORMATION

    TECH TEAM MEMBERS NEEDED:

    • Are you looking for a volunteer position that is tech-focused? The tech team is looking for 2 to 3 new team members. Tech team members manage the timing software and equipment during time trials and home meets. Pre-season training and onboarding will be provided. This role will fulfill the 12-point volunteer requirement. If interested, please email Paul East (VP of Meets) at [email protected].

    REMINDER/REPEAT INFORMATION

    CARY PARK SWIM CLUB POOL REGISTRATION:

    • All CPSD swimmers are required to have an active Cary Park Swim Club Family Membership.
    • For complete Cary Swim Club pool registration: CLICK HERE.

    CARY PARK SWIM TEAM REGISTRATION:

    • Early Swim Team Swimmer Registration runs until May 15th 2024.
    • Registrations submitted After May 15, 2024, a $10 late fee will be applied.
    • Team Registration closes June 1st.
    • Note, Cary Park Sea Dragons BOD will confirm that your pool membership has been paid before your swim team registration will be finalized.
    • To register, please CLICK HERE.

    FAMILY ORIENTATION SESSION:

    • New and returning families interested in learning more about the swim team, please join BOD members at our Family Orientation Information Session.
    • The session will review practices, swim meets, and volunteer requirements as well as answer parent questions.
      • Monday, May 13th 4:30-5:15 pm at the Cary Park Clubhouse

    PRACTICE SCHEDULE:

    • The 2024 Practice Schedule and Practice Information are posted to the Team Website.
    • 2024 Practice Schedule: Click Here
    • 2024 Practice Information including attendance, conduct, and equipment: Click Here

    MEET SCHEDULE:

    • The dates and locations for dual meets are posted: CLICK HERE.
    • Subscribe to the team Google Calendar to add events to your personal calendar. Google Calendar: CLICK HERE Public URL:CLICK HERE

    SWIMMER EVALUATIONS:

    • Coach evaluations are required for 1) All new team members 8 yrs and under, 2) All returning Mini Sea Dragons, and 3) Upon the coach’s recommendation.
    • To learn more about evaluation outcomes and team eligibility, Click Here.
    • Reminder, swim team evaluations are designed to assess the current skill level of each swimmer; they are not lessons.
    • More information on evaluation schedule and sign-ups will be forthcoming (closer to season start).

    CPSD TEAM STORE:

    • The CPSD Team Store is open and taking orders for team t-shirts.
    • Shop the Team Store: CLICK HERE.

    SEA DRAGONS TEAM SWIMSUITS:

    • For swimsuit options and/or to purchase the 2024 team suit: CLICK HERE.

    IN-SEASON SWIM CLINICS & LESSONS:

    • Note, all swim lessons through the CPSD team and CP Swim Club will not start until the Cary Park Pool opens (Saturday, May 11th).
    • For CPSD swim team members, swim lessons will be offered by CPSD coaches starting when the Cary Park Pool opens (Saturday, May 11th). Last year’s procedures will apply to team member lessons this summer.
    • For non-swim team Cary Park Swim Club members (ex. siblings that are not on the team), lesson information will be forthcoming once finalized by the new pool management company.
    • For pre- and in-season swim lesson information, please CLICK HERE.

    TEAM FUNDRAISER:

    • Our first team fundraiser event will be Monday, May 20th at Mod Pizza at Amberly Place.
    • Support the Sea Dragons: 25% of sales go to our team’s fundraising goal! More information HERE.

    CPSD TEAM CALENDAR:

    • Subscribe to the team Google Calendar to add events to your personal calendar. Google Calendar: CLICK HERE Public URL: CLICK HERE

    THANK YOU SPONSORS:

    2024 SCHEDULES:

    • Practice Schedule:
      • Mon May 13: First Day Afternoon Practice
      • Sat May 18: First Saturday Practice - Polar Plunge
      • Mon May 27: Memorial Day - No Practice
      • Mon June 17: First Day Morning Practice
      • Thurs July 4: Independence Day - No Practice
      • Fri July 19: Last Day Practice
    • Meet and Event Schedule:
      • Sat June 1st: Time Trials
      • Sat June 8: Volunteer Training Mega Clinic
      • Tues June 11: Home vs. Seven Oaks
      • Tues June 18: Away vs. University Club
      • Tues June 25: Home vs. Scottish Hills
      • Tues July 2: Away vs. Abbington
      • Tues July 9: Away vs. Cary City
      • Sat July 13: Cary City Swim Meet @ Scottish Hills
      • Tues July 16: Home vs. Prestonwood
      • Wed July 17: Mini Meet at Home
      • Sat July 20: TSA Championships (tentative)
      • Tues July 23: CPSD Team Award Ceremony
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