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Volunteers for Y Regionals- April 8-10th, 2016

posted Apr 5, 2016, 6:23 AM by Jennifer Helton

VOLUNTEERS FOR Y REGIONALS 2016

 

“Clarifications and Instructions”

 

·        Requirements:--All Gymcat families--Including Level 3’s (or if not competing)

o   Work “Set Up OR Clean Up”

o   Work 2 additional sessions/time slots

·        Adult volunteers are needed for the majority of the positions

o   Families are encouraged to work 2 separate sessions/time slots-- if at all possible—anyone can represent your family—notify in the sign ups

o   We have many positions to fill to run a successful meet

·        Warm Up Timers (on Events)—Must be 18 or older/Adult

·        Fall Timers (on Events)—should be 13 or older

·        Gymnast Award Distributors— DO NOT count as a session worked for a family

·        Volunteer Check In table –Located inside the Rocket Plaza doors at Parking Area 4

o   You must check in for each session/time that you are signed up to work

·        Instructions for various areas will be given as needed—please see job descriptions on the Volunteer Sign Up page on the website for further details

·        Volunteers may need to be shifted to Priority Areas if we are short in those areas to run the meet/positions

·        Volunteer T-shirts will be provided at volunteer check in to each adult to wear during their session(s)

o   Volunteer Shirts will not be passed out until after Set Up before the first Friday session

o   It is to be worn for every session/time worked

o   “Yes”—you get to keep the shirtJ

·        Gymnasts are asked to wear their Gymcat Warm Up jacket when distributing awards or volunteering (if old enough)

·        Please feel free to sign up for more than required—this meet helps our own gymnasts-- as well as “paying it forward” to future gymnasts

o   If you are able to work for more than you sign up for once the sign up is closed, contact Cindy Krotzer (Volunteer Chairman) during the Regional Meet weekend (at the Volunteer Check In table) and I’m sure she will be able to find you a place to help out

 

“THANK YOU TO EVERYONE!”

“WE COULDN’T DO THIS WITHOUT ALL THE EXTRA HELP!”

REGIONAL COMPETITION SCHEDULE

posted Mar 28, 2016, 6:13 PM by Casey Koenig

Please see the attached document for the 2016 YMCA Great Lakes Gymnastics Championships.  Be aware that we had to add a Friday evening session to avoid a late finish on Sunday night.  
Reminder - parents must fulfill their volunteer obligations even if your Gymcat is not competing in this meet.  This is a Parents Association event - Pay it forward as so many Gymcat parents have before you!

Regional Volunteer Positions- OPEN!

posted Mar 28, 2016, 5:23 PM by Jennifer Helton   [ updated Mar 28, 2016, 5:28 PM ]

***ATTENTION GYMCAT FAMILIES...REGIONAL SIGN-UPS ARE OPEN***

Attention Gymcat Families, below is a breakdown of the requirements for ALL Gymcat Families- regardless if your gymnast is competing this year or not, for the Regional Championship Meet. The meet will be held Friday April 8 thru Sunday April 10, 2016 at The University of Toledo Savage Arena.

Every family needs to sign up for:

(1) Set-Up OR Clean-Up
(2) Sessions

These commitments are MANDATORY. They can be fulfilled by any family member or friend (just please specify by the sign up who the gymnast is). If you are still in need of fulfilling your regular season requirement, please sign up for additional sessions. There are PLENTY of positions available.

Please go to the "Volunteer Sign-Up" tab. There are Position Descriptions available as well. Any questions please see a member of the Parent Association.

2016 YMCA REGIONAL MEET INFO

posted Feb 29, 2016, 1:18 PM by Casey Koenig

See below for the waiver form to be turned in with your entry fees.  ALL fees and waivers are due March 12.  Please fill out the graduating senior info and email a photo to ckoenig@ymcatoledo.org by March 12.

Gymcat Spring Leo

posted Feb 28, 2016, 8:34 AM by Jennifer Helton

The Gymcat Spring leo order is here! This year they've added capris to match the leo. Orders are due Saturday, March 12. All orders must be prepaid.

Attached you will find the order from and pictures. 

Leo de Janeiro Dois Order

posted Feb 28, 2016, 8:32 AM by Jennifer Helton

GK's limited edition Leo de Janeiro Dois is available to order until Friday, March 4. (I apologize for the short ordering time frame). Order forms are available at the sevice desk. All orders must be prepaid at the service desk. 

Attached below is the order form and a picture. 

1st Responders Needed

posted Feb 23, 2016, 3:34 AM by Jennifer Helton

***ATTENTION PARENTS***
Are you a 1st Responder? Do you know a 1st Responder?

We are looking for volunteers who are 1st responders (EMT's, Paramedic's, Physicians, RN's, Sports Trainers, or any other qualified and trained 1st responder) to help run the First Aid Station during our Regional Championship Meet. The meet will be held April 8-10. Rough estimates of times are as follows:
Friday April 8th- 5:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.
Saturday April 9th- 8:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Sunday April 10th- 8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Once we have the final number of competitors, we will be able to finalize the number of sessions we will need covered.

If you are a 1st Responder and could help us out it would be greatly appreciated! It would also count as one of your required volunteer sessions for the Regional commitment. Please email: JenHelton76@gmail.com if you have a lead. THANKS! 


YMCA DISTRICT MEET INFO - URGENT!

posted Feb 12, 2016, 1:38 PM by Casey Koenig   [ updated Feb 12, 2016, 3:49 PM ]

Registration is now open for the Northwest Ohio District YMCA Championships!  The timeline for registering is short, so don't delay!
ALL ENTRY FEES NEED TO BE PAID AT THE GC SERVICE DESK BY MONDAY, FEB. 22.  Fees are $40 per gymnast, all levels, NO REFUNDS!
The dates of the meet are March 18-19 at the Tiffin YMCA.  Please turn in your completed waiver with your fee - if you already paid, please send your waiver in to the GC (see below).

All qualified Gymcats are expected to attend this meet (exception: USAG State Meet competitors). Gymnasts must compete at a minimum of 2 meets on all four events to qualify - after the Feb. 20 home meet, all Gymcats should be qualified.

The schedule depends on the number of entries received and we will not get that schedule until AFTER fees are due.  Please do NOT contact Tiffin directly - this is unacceptable.  As soon as we receive updates - we will post them. 

The deadline for ordering program ads, apparel, or submitting graduating senior info is FEB. 24 - send these DIRECTLY TO TIFFIN YMCA  as instructed on the forms (see below).

2nd Half of the Season Beverage Donations

posted Jan 4, 2016, 11:25 AM by Casey Koenig

Gymcat Parents: See below for the 2nd half of the season beverage donations.  Sorry for the late notice, but they are due by the meet this weekend.  Please let Melissa Lewicz or Missy Madigan know if it is a true hardship for you to meet the deadline.  Thanks to all for everything you give to the Gymcats!

CONCESSION STAND DRINK DONATIONS

posted Nov 4, 2015, 1:09 PM by Casey Koenig

See below for the donation schedule for the first half of the season.  Please bring in your donations by NOVEMBER 14.  Label clearly with your Gymcat's whole name and place it behind the concession stand upstairs, do not drop off at the Service Desk please.

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