Away Meet Info & Thursday and Friday practice

Hi Torpedoes Fam,

Please read this entire email!  Info for the SWIM MEET and Practice changes for Thursday and Friday!

AWAY SWIM MEET: Thursday, June 8th - Torpedoes vs. Green Trail Gators at Green Trail Pool


Setup Crew: 4:15PM

Swimmer/Volunteer Arrival time: 4:15PM

New Territory Team Warm-up Time: 5:20 - 5:50pm

Timer/Judge Meeting: 5:40PM

Meet Start Time: 6:00PM

***Please account for TRAFFIC on 99 and I-10. It will be better to be early than late!  If your swimmer is not present and checked in my tent marshall by 5:15, they will not be allowed to swim. 

Swim Meet Location:

Green Trails Pool
808 Crescent Green Dr 77094
Gerri Ayers Pool

Map to Green Trails Pool
Google Maps


You might note to your team that for swim meets most people park on the North side of Kingsland Blvd in the Medical Facility and then walk across Kingsland using the cross walk. The directions we have are to our pool. It is only about 100 yards of walking and looks farther than it is in this picture. 


This is a six-lane pool. See map for where the visiting team sets up.


Swim Meet Entries will be posted and emailed out tomorrow evening. We will have an estimated length of the meet tomorrow, but the meet will probably go until 11PM.


See attachment for items and pricing.

VOLUNTEERS ARE STILL NEEDED for Thursday's Swim Meet - see below of needs!

Contact Beth Lee at [email protected]

7/8 boys Marshal -  2nd shift
7/8 girls Marshal - 2nd shift
9/10 girls Marshal - 2nd shift
Set Up/Take Down - NEED 2 more People
Awards  - 2nd shift

(Please remember this is volunteer driven, and we can't do this without everyone helping even if that means you take on an extra shift).  Thank you!

Set up/ Take Down Crew: Thank you to Andrew Bordt for taking and bringing home our tents to both away meets!  Crew, please be ready to help Andrew unload the tents and get setting up.  He will also need help loading them into his truck at the end of the night.  

Meet Survival Tips
(the abridged version):

- Bring your own chairs for you and your children & cooler for drinks
- Label everything
- Write swimmer events/heats/lanes on BEFORE sunscreen
- Bring Cash or Venmo for concessions
- Bring extra dry clothing and towels (EVERYTHING gets wet)
- Bring a few stationary activities for the kids to stay busy and under the tents. Tablets, coloring books, action figures or dolls, or games like beyblades work well.
- Make sure to check in for your volunteer shifts at the Volunteer Check-In table!


Thursday, we will have condensed practice time at the Club (see below) and LATER PRACTICE ON FRIDAY! (we realize this is a change so if you can't make it, don't worry, but we have a meet on Monday and want to make sure we are prepared)

Thursday Practice (6/8)
8:00-8:30-11 and over

8:30-9:00-6 and under

9:00-9:30-7 and 8

9:30-10:00-9 and10

10:00-10:30-11 and over

Friday Practice (6/9)
Open: 8-9
6under: 9-9:30
7/8: 9:15-10:15
9/10: 10-11
11up: 10:45-11:45

Join the private New Territory Facebook Group for pictures of the kids, Swimmer of the week and updates and also download the Swimtopia App for all the details updates.




NT Torpedoes President
[email protected]

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