Weekly News - April 1, 2024

Amy Parratto


BACK IN ACTION: Riptide swimmers are back in action starting this Wednesday. 8&U, Bronze, and Silver group swimmers who practice on T/TH/F’s will start practices on Thursday. If you have any questions regarding practices, please reach out to your swimmer’s lead coach!

RIPTIDE TEAM BANQUET: We will hold our 2nd Annual Riptide Banquet on April 20th. Registration is open on our team events page. We hope to see everyone there to celebrate our swimmers and Riptide! Registration closes on April 8th.

RIPTIDE WATER POLO TOURNAMENT: We will hold our 2nd Annual Water Polo Tournament on Saturday, April 27th from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Check out our events page for more details!

CLINIC REGISTRATION: Clinic registration will open tomorrow on our events page. Check out all the helpful clinics that our coaching staff runs throughout the season.

MN SWIMMING WORKSHOP: MN Swimming is hosting a workshop on Saturday, April 13th at the University of St. Catherine in St. Paul. Coaches, athletes (12 and older) and parent(s)/guardian(s) are invited to attend! The workshop takes place from 8:00am to 12:30pm. See the detailed description on our TU social feed. Space is limited so be sure to register by Sunday, April 7th. To register for the events, click here - https://www.gomotionapp.com/team/czmnlsc/page/events#/team-events/upcoming/1489756.

TEAM T-SHIRT SALE: Look for a sale on our old championship t-shirts in the lobby this week!

QUESTIONS REGARDING BILLING AND REGISTRATION: If you have questions regarding billing and registration, please reach out to Cara Pavek. Our contact information is listed below. Thank you 😊


  • First Day of the Long Course Season: The long course season (spring / summer) begins Wednesday, April 3rd.
  • 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].