Weekly News - January 22, 2024

Amy Parratto


RIPTIDE SNOWBALL INVITE: Congratulations to our swimmers who competed this past Saturday. It was a super long meet, but our swimmers swam great! The meet results are now loaded into SWIMS and TU. Thank you to all of our volunteers who helped to run a fantastic meet. You are the best!!!

HURRICANE INVITE: This coming Saturday and Sunday, Riptide swimmers will compete at the U of M at the Hurricane Invite. Our meet page will be updated by Wednesday with the latest meet details. Good luck to our swimmers!

PRACTICES ON SATURDAY: There are no practices for our Gold and Junior Select groups on Saturday, January 27th.

JUNIOR SELECT SOCIAL: Junior Select swimmers have an Ice Cream Social after practice on Friday, January 26th.

CHAMPIONSHIP T-SHIRTS: End of season / championship T-shirts will be billed on March 1st. Stay tuned for distribution details.

LAST DAY OF PRACTICE: The last day of the season for those swimmers not competing at any of the state championships is Thursday, February 29th.

FIRST DAY OF THE LONG COURSE SEASON: The long course season (spring / summer) begins Wednesday, April 3rd.

QUESTIONS: If you have any questions, please reach out to your swimmer’s lead coach. If you have questions regarding billing and registration, please reach out to Cara Pavek. Our contact information is listed below. Thank you 😊


  • 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].