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No 7:30-9pm Thursday practice during MEA

posted Oct 20, 2016, 3:48 PM by Minnesota Aquafins

Just a quick reminder that the late practice 7:30-9 for our 7th-12th grade swimmers has been cancelled for October 20th due to a coaches meeting/MEA. Our 1st-6th graders will practice as usual 6-7:30 on the 20th still! 

Saturday October 1st - Practices at SLP Middle School Cancelled

posted Sep 30, 2016, 2:41 PM by Minnesota Aquafins

Due to the ongoing pool temperature issues,  practices which usually are at St. Louis Park Middle School on Saturdays are cancelled for 10/1. The practices at SLP High School will continue AS SCHEDULED.

Swimmers from the Middle School practices who have not completed skills assessments are HIGHLY ENCOURAGED to attend the 12:30-2:30 practice at the SLP High School to complete their assessments tomorrow. We only have 5-6 swimmers to wrap up their skills assessments and then we will begin assigning final practice schedules and routines!!

Thanks for your cooperation as we deal with this pool issue! There just is not a safe and productive option to get all 70+ swimmers into a single HS practice slot tomorrow. 

Thursday 9/29 Practices will be at SLP High School

posted Sep 28, 2016, 8:21 PM by Minnesota Aquafins

Due to the cold water temperatures at SLP Middle School, all Thursday Aquafins practices on 9/29 will be at the St. Louis Park High School again - an initial email about switching to SLP Middle School due to the Girl's Speed Swimming Meet was sent followed by a correction email late Wednesday night when we received confirmation of the heating issue with the Middle School Pool. Please have swimmers at SLP High School for practices prepared for both dryland and water practice. As done last week, swimmers will meet in the hallway before moving to another location in the building for dryland until the meet is complete and we are able to get in the pool. Thanks for being flexible!!

**GIRLS WHO PRACTICE AS SLP MIDDLE SCHOOL ON SATURDAY - PLEASE WATCH EMAIL FOR FURTHER COMMUNICATION REGARDING PRACTICE PLANS FOR THIS WEEKEND. AS SOON AS WE KNOW WHAT OUR OPTIONS WILL BE WE WILL LET YOU KNOW**

1st-6th Grade Parent Info Meeting & 7th-12th Grade Middle School Practice Time Change

posted Sep 16, 2016, 6:52 PM by Minnesota Aquafins

A few quick announcements regarding Saturday September 17th!

PARENTS Info Meeting for all 1st-6th grade swimmers and parents begins at 10AM Saturday September 17th - we will meet in the St. Louis Park High School Cafeteria. Practice will follow for the girls until 12:30pm as usual.

7th-12th Graders @ SLP MIddle School for Saturday practice - due to the above mentioned parents meeting, practice times for this Saturday 9/17 have been adjusted. First practice (usually 10:30-12:30) will now be 11:15-1pm and second practice (usually 12:30-2:30) is now 1-2:30pm. Thanks for your flexibility!

"Give Aquafins A Try" Practice for Grades 1-6 Start This Week!

posted Sep 10, 2016, 6:34 PM by Minnesota Aquafins   [ updated Sep 10, 2016, 6:37 PM ]

Who: Open to all new and returning Aquafins swimmers or potential swimmers looking to learn more about our program
What: An opportunity to meet new teammates, begin learning about our program, check out the newly remodeled pool @ SLP High School and more!
When: Monday September 12th 6-7:30pm and Thursday September 15th 6-7:30pm
Where: St. Louis Park High School Pool


Important Details:
- Swimmer Information Form (under Parent Resources tab) must be completed for swimmers to be allowed in the pool
- Registration with SLP Community Ed is NOT required but RECOMMENDED before first in-water practice.

Saturday September 17th

1st-6th Grade Information Meeting begins at 10AM in the St. Louis Park High School Cafeteria with practice to follow for swimmers (practice complete at 12:30pm). Swimmers attend meeting with parents initially before heading to the pool while parents wrap up the meeting.

As always, email with any questions or concerns! Looking forward to seeing our returning swimmers and meeting new teammates and friend!

7th-12th Grade Parents Meeting/Kick-off Day Saturday Sept. 10th

posted Sep 8, 2016, 6:59 PM by Minnesota Aquafins   [ updated Sep 8, 2016, 7:05 PM ]

Hello Everyone! We're looking forward to our first day of Aquafins practice on Saturday for our 7th-12th grade swimmers!

Here's what our first day will look like!

11:30 - Parents and swimmers will attend a start-of-season informational meeting in the Cafeteria at St. Louis Park High School. This meeting usually lasts about 1 hour - we HIGHLY recommend at least one parent attend the meeting. Documents/information covered will be placed on our website after the meeting under PARENT RESOURCES for you to reference as needed.

About 12:20-2pm - After the meeting wraps up, swimmers will head to the pool area for the first practice. PRACTICE will end at 2PM this weekend, as having all our girls at one practice (usually divided into 3 practices on Saturdays) does not make swimming much of an option :) Swimmers should come prepared with their suits/caps/goggles but will most likely only be in the water for a brief bit.

*IMPORTANT - swimmers are NOT required to be registered with SLP Community Education by the first practice. HOWEVER - we do REQUIRE the swimmer information sheet to be completed via our team website (under PARENT RESOURCES) in order for girls to be allowed in the pool. We will have a computer or two available at the meeting to fill out the form if it is missing for your swimmer but please fill out before the meeting if you haven't done so already.

As always, please email us at mnaquafins@gmail.com with questions and concerns! Looking forward to the start of another wonderful season!

~MN Aquafins Coaches

Registration is Open for 2016-2017!

posted Aug 21, 2016, 11:08 AM by Minnesota Aquafins

Please go ahead and register for the upcoming MN Aquafins Season ASAP! 

Registration can be found through SLP Community Education HERE

Parents must also submit the SWIMMER INFORMATION FORM under the Parent Resources tab BEFORE the first time their swimmer is in the pool. 


Grades 1-6:
Give Aquafins a try practices will be  Monday September 12th 6-7:30 and Thursday September 15th 6-7:30 at St. Louis Park High School Pool. Registration through SLP Community Ed is NOT required before these two practices but the Swimmer Info Form must be completed. Parents meeting and regular season kick off will be on September 17th.

 Grades 7-12:
Fall session will begin on Saturday September 10th with a Parent/Swimmer Info Meeting before first practice. Temporary practice schedules will be sent out after this first practice - it is VERY IMPORTANT that ALL swimmers attend this first practice so we can finalize our schedule for the swimmers as quickly as possible. 

Reminder - No Practice Tonight

posted May 9, 2016, 1:56 PM by Minnesota Aquafins

Hey Everyone!

Just another quick reminder that there is NO practice tonight Monday May 9th - enjoy a break from practice after the Region C Championship Meet this past weekend!!

PRACTICE CANCELLED 2/2

posted Feb 2, 2016, 12:34 PM by Minnesota Aquafins

Hello Everyone! Both practices for Aquafins tonight at SLP High School are CANCELLED due to snow. Per our team policy, we cancel practices whenever SLP District is closed, and they cancelled afternoon and evening activities as of 2:00PM. Drive safe and enjoy the snow! Please have your swimmers deck and do some dryland tonight if possible!

2015-2016 Aquafins Registration is OPEN!!

posted Aug 15, 2015, 11:59 AM by Minnesota Aquafins   [ updated Aug 15, 2015, 12:02 PM ]

Hey Everyone!

 Registration for the fall session of Aquafins is now available on the SLP Community Education website - click on REGISTRAION & FEES on the navigation bar above for a direct link! 

Also, be sure to complete the 2015-2016 Swimmer Information Form under the "PARENT RESOURCES" tab of the navigation bar above.

**IMPORTANT NOTE: Registration format has CHANGED for our 7th-12th grade swimmers to reduce confusion. Swimmers can register for 2x per week or 3x per week but no additional information is up on the website regarding practice dates and times. Rather, take a look under the "ABOUT AQUAFINS" Navigation bar drop down above for more details which are posted under the "Practice Schedules 2015-2016" heading.

Don't hesitate to email us at mnaquafins@gmail.com with any questions or concerns!  We're looking forward to another exciting season!


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