Weekly News - November 13, 2023

Amy Parratto


TIGERSHARKS THANKSGIVING INVITE: Congratulations to all our swimmers who competed this past weekend. There were many fantastic swims and a ton of best times! The meet results are now loaded into TU and SWIMS. Way to go Riptide!!!

PRACTICES ON SATURDAY: There is NO Senior or Junior Select practice this Saturday due to the Hastings meet.

HIGH SCHOOL STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS: Good luck to all our Riptide girls competing at their High School State Championships this week!

CUB FOOD FUNDRAISER: We have canceled this December fundraiser.

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE: Our TU practice calendars have been updated to reflect adjustments to the practice schedule over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Please be sure to become familiar with the team practice calendar on the website! If you need help, reach out to your swimmer’s lead coach.

SILVER RECOGNITION MONTH: Our Parent Committee would like to recognize the Silver group with a Gratitude Night on November 17th from 5:30-6:20pm. Swimmers will play games and write gratitude cards. Cookies will be served after the practice.  No Mental Fitness that day. 

RIPTIDE HOLIDAY STORE: See the links below for fantastic holiday items for your swimmer: Limited Edition Riptide Apparel - https://elsmoreswim.com/collections/riptide-swim-team-mnRiptide Stocking Gifts are available at the holiday shop on Etsy - https://mamasmood.etsy.com/.

PROFESSIONAL ACTION SHOTS: December 2nd – Action Photos are available during the Riptide Jingle Bell meet for participating swimmers that sign up - https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090548ABAF23A5FD0-46032896-riptide. On December 3rd there will be Action Photos for those that did not swim on Saturday, or who could not get a slot.  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090548ABAF23A5FD0-46033332-riptide                                                                   


  • Adult Swim Training & Private LessonsGroup Training for Triathletes & Masters; Beginner Adult Swim Classes; Individual and Small Group Lessons going on now! For more information –contact [email protected].
  • Private LessonsRiptide Coaches offer 30 and 60 minute private lessons. If your swimmer is interested, contact your lead coach directly and they can help you out or recommend another coach on our staff.
  • Stroke and Turn Officials - Anyone interested in learning to become a USA Swimming Stroke and Turn Official - please contact Wendy Peterson at [email protected].