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Team Updates: June 22nd – July 1st

Swim: Our first NVSL Dual Meet of the season will be at McLean this Saturday, June 23rd at 9:00 am. Our second Developmental Meet of the season will be at Donaldson Run on Monday, June 25th at 6:00 pm. Please come out and cheer on our Flying Fish!!
The Swim Team meet and practice schedules are here: https://overlee.org/teams/swim/meet-activity-schedule/.
Volunteers are still needed so sign up now to help the team: https://overlee.org/ teams/swim/sign-up-for-jobs/.

Synchro: Mark your calendar for the 2018 Synchro Show “Welcome to the Future” on Wednesday, July 25th at 8:00 pm!
Practice Schedule: A few of the regularly scheduled Wednesday practices have been moved to another day of the week. There are also two Sunday practices, June 24th and July 1st, that will be held at night. Please check the calendar changes. The full practice schedule can be found here.
More volunteers are needed for the Synchro team’s 4th of July fundraiser to help with grilling. Please sign up here.
Dive:

We are looking forward to another fantastic season! Check the schedule, come out to support Overlee Diving, and get good eats from the Dive Snack Bar on Tuesday home meets!
The Orange and White Meet is this Saturday, June 23rd from 10am–12noon. Please sign up on the sign up genius to volunteer at the orange and white meet. A parent/diver social will be held after the meet in the clubhouse. Everyone should plan to bring an appetizer to share!

Team Updates for Swim,. Dive and Synchro

Swim: All swimmers must be registered and paid in full before the Orange & White meet tomorrow, June 16th, or they will not be able to participate. Register here: https://overlee.org/teams/swim /registration/.
There is still space available on School of Fish, Overlee’s developmental swim program for 8&Under swimmers. Please email us at [email protected] if you are interested.
The Swim Team meets and practice schedules are here: https://overlee.org/teams/swim /schedule/.
Dive: Developmental Dive team practice starts this week: Tuesday and Wednesday from 4:30-5:30 pm, with competitive divers following from 5:30-6:30 pm. The regular Summer schedule begins on Thursday with developmental team practice in the morning from 10-11 am, and competitive team practice from 11 am-12 noon. Evening practice times for the developmental team are from 5:00 – 6:00 pm and the competitive team from 6:00 -7:00 pm.
The Dive Orange and White Dive Meet is next Saturday, June 23rd from 10:00am–12 noon. This is a great time for first-time divers to experience a dive meet in a friendly and encouraging environment. It is also a great time to teach new dive families all of the different jobs we need help with at dive meets. Please sign up on the sign up genius to volunteer at the orange and white meet. A parent/diver social will be held after the meet in the clubhouse. Everyone should plan to bring an appetizer to share.
Synchro: The Synchro Team’s Bagel Brunch will be held after practice this Sunday, June 17th. Also, please check out the online Synchro practice schedule for changes to the regular schedule in the next few weeks, to include an evening practice from 8:00-9:30pm on Sunday, June 24th.

Schedule Update: June 15th – 23rd, 2018

Friday, June 15th:

Early Bird Lap Swimming 6 – 9 am

Pools Open 3 – 9 pm*

Evening Lap Swimming 7 – 9 pm, shared with Adult Lessons 8 – 8:45

*Note Swim Team will be in Lap Pool 3:30 – 5 pm, Dive Team will be in Dive Well 4 – 5:30 pm

Saturday, June 16th: Orange & White Meet

Swim Team Orange & White Meet in Main Pool 7 am – noon

Lap Pool will open 3 lanes laps / 3 lanes general swim at 10 am

All Other Pools will open 15 minutes after the conclusion of the Orange & White meet (expected opening 12 Noon)

All Pools Close 9 pm

Sunday, June 17th: Happy Fathers Day to All Dads!

Pools Open 10 am – 8 pm*

*Note Synchro Team will be in Dive well 9  – 10:30 am

 Monday, June 18th: Developmental Swim meet HOME vs. High Point

Early Bird Lap Swimming 6 – 9 am

Pools Open 3 – 8 pm*

*At 4:45 pm break, Main Pool and Dive Well will be cleared for Swim Meet. At 5 pm, Lap Pool will open 3 lanes lap swimming / 3 lanes general swim and remain shared until 8 pm when it will return to 6 lap lanes until 9 pm.

Tuesday, June 19th – Wednesday June 20th (Last day of Arlington Public Schools):

Early Bird Lap Swimming 6 – 9 am

Pools Open 3 – 8 pm*

Evening Lap Swimming 7 – 9 pm

*Note Swim Team will be in Lap pool 3:30 – 7 pm, Dive Team will be in Dive Well 4:30 – 6:30 pm, and Synchro Team will be in Dive Well Wed 7 – 8:30 pm

Thursday, June 21st: Main Summer Season Begins today!

Lap Pool Open 6 –11 am, 12 Noon – 3:30 pm, 5  – 10 pm (Adult Swim only from 9:00 – 10:00 pm)

All Other Pools Open 10 am – 9 pm*

*Dive Team is in Dive Well 10 am – 12 noon. Main pool is shared with Swim Team and lessons 10 am – 11 am.

Friday, June 22:

Lap Pool Open 6 am –11 am, 12 Noon – 3:30 pm, 5 pm – 9 pm (shared with Adult Swim Clinic from 7:30 – 8:15)

All Other Pools Open 10 am – 9 pm*

*Dive Team is in Dive Well 10 am – noon.  Main pool is shared with Swim Team and lessons 10 am – 11 am.

 Saturday, June 23rd: Dive Team Orange & White Meet

Swim Team AWAY Meet at McLean

Dive Orange & White in dive well 10 am – 12 noon (other pools remain open as normal beginning 10 am)

All pools open 10 am – 9 pm

Sunday, June 24th:

All Pools Open 10 am – 9 pm*

Lap Pool open until 10:00 pm – Adults only.

*Synchro practice in dive well 9-10:30 am.

Team Updates for June 8th – 17th, 2018

Swim Team:

Synchro Team:

  • The Synchro Team’s Bagel Brunch will be held on Sunday, June 24th, right after practice.

Dive Team:

  • Register your child for the Dive team here: https://overlee.org/teams/dive/registration/.
  • SAVE THE DATE: The Dive Team’s Orange and White meet (for both developmental and competitive divers) will be held on Saturday, June 23rd.

Team Updates: June 1st – 10th, 2018

Swim Team:

Dive Team:

  • Dive Team registration is open. Register here: https://overlee.org/teams/dive/registration/.
  • Practice for our competitive divers is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-5:30 pm. Anyone considering joining the dive team or wondering what it is all about is invited to come and watch a competitive practice.

Synchro Team:

  • Synchro practice will be on Sunday, June 3rd from 9:00-10:30 am and Wednesday, June 6th from 7:00–8:30 pm.  The full practice schedule can be found here.
  • The Synchro Kick-off Dinner will be held in the Clubhouse on Wednesday, June 6th from 5:45–7:00 pm.
  • We need volunteers! This sign up covers all of the volunteer positions and sign up opportunities for social events for the season.

Team Updates: August 5th – 12th, 2017

Swim:  Overlee Winter Swim – It’s never too early to start getting ready for next summer!  Registration for Overlee Sunday Night swim opens in mid-August and can be accessed through the Active Registration System.
Year Round Swim Programs –   If you are interested in keeping your Flying Fish in the water even more this winter, there are a number of great programs in the area.  Some of the larger ones include: AAC, Clark, Fish, Machine, and York.  Please contact them directly for more information about their programs.
Swim Season Photos – A giant thank you to our amazing swim team photographers for another year of gorgeous pictures.  Here are the links for photos from the last three seasons:
2017 Overlee Photos
2016 Overlee Photos
2015 Overlee Photo
Slide Show DVDs –   And if you would like to get a DVD of the incredible End of Season slideshow, please email Kate Bowers ([email protected]).
Synchro: A big thanks to everyone who came out to support the 2017 Synchro Swim this season! Although Mother Nature derailed the originally scheduled event, the girls rallied and put on a spectacular, fun-filled show Monday night to a huge crowd. The program is really growing and participation has nearly doubled in the last 2 years with many of our swimmers competing year round. We’re already looking forward to 2018!
Dive:  Congratulations to the Overlee Divisional divers!  They were quite impressive at last Sunday’s Division 1 meet!

  • Izzy Eisenberg placed 7th for Freshman girls
  • Georgi Malko placed 9th for Freshman girls
  • Nate Cohen placed 13th for Freshman boys
  • Olivia Morgan and Harry Burmeister placed an impressive 1st place in Junior girls and boys
  • Avery Stoker placed 12th for Junior girls
  • Matthew Kress placed 5th for intermediate boys
  • And our senior girls were awesome with Hannah Karlin placing 1st, Annika Creedon placing 3rd, and Laine Stoker placing 4th.

Good Luck to Hannah, Annika, and Olivia as they compete at Oakton this Sunday for the NVSL All Star diving meet!!!

Team Updates: July 28th – August 4th

Swim:  This past Saturday, our Fearless Flying Fish once again faced the Chesterbrook Tiger Sharks.  Although Overlee did not win, we had amazing swims, incredible sportsmanship, and fantastic spirit.  Thank you to all the families who came out to support our awesome swimmers!  And so our Flying Fish wrap up the 2017 Season with an NVSL Record of 4-1, and as Champions of Divisional and All Star Relays – way to go!!
We’d like to recognize graduating Senior Ellie Ridgeway for earning the 2017 NVSL Spirit Scholarship.  Ellie has been a member of the Overlee Swim Team for the past 11 years and will be attending the Georgia Institute of Technology this fall.  She was selected for the scholarship based on her swim team commitment and leadership, as well as her school and community involvement.
This Saturday our Flying Fish will be participating in Individual Divisionals at McLean Swim and Tennis Association and then Individual All Stars on Saturday, August 5th.
Synchro: Practice to prepare for the show will be on Sunday, July 30th from 9:00AM – 10:30AM.
Monday, July 31st:  6:00PM Arrival for hair and makeup in the Team Room;
9:00PM for the “Circus Splash” Synchro Show in the Lap Pool
Dive:  Congratulations to the Overlee dive team, finishing the season 2-3 in Division 1 with a hard fought loss (32-39) to Walden Glen on Tuesday evening.
The following divers will be representing Overlee at the Division 1 championship meet this Sunday at Walden Glen Pool:
Freshman Girls:  Izzy Eisenberg, Georgie Malko, Cecilia Yen
Junior Girls:  Avery Stoker, Olivia Morgan
Senior Girls:  Hannah Karlin, Laine Stoker, Annika Creedon
Freshman Boys:  Nate Cohen, Chris Cobey
Junior Boys:  Harry Burmeister
Intermediate Boys:  Matthew Kress
Good luck divers!!!

Overlee Divisional divers

The following divers will be representing Overlee at Walden Glen for the Division 1 Championship Meet.  Congratualtions Divers!
Izzy Eisenberg FG
Georgie Malko FG
Cecilia Yen FG
Avery Stoker JG
Olivia Morgan JG
Hannah Karlin SG
Laine Stoker SG
Annika Creedon SG
Nate Cohen FB
Chris Cobey FB
Harry Burmeister JB
Matthew Kress IB

Team Updates: July 22nd – 29th, 2017

Swim:  Congratulations to our Flying Fish for winning the NVSL All Star Relays Wednesday night at Greenbriar Pool.  Despite the heat, our swimmers just couldn’t be beat!!  An especially huge congratulations to the Overlee Girls 15-18 Medley Relay for breaking the team and NVSL Relay Carnival Record!  Way to go Mary Kate Reicherter, Kayle Park, Ellie Ridgeway, Michaela Morrison!!
We’d also like to recognize graduating Senior Ellie Ridgeway for earning the 2017 NVSL Spirit Scholarship.  Ellie has been a member of the Overlee Swim Team for the past 11 years and will be attending the Georgia Institute of Technology this fall.  She was selected for the scholarship based on her swim team commitment and leadership, as well as her school and community involvement.
Our final NVSL dual meet will be this Saturday (7/22) with Chesterbrook.  Both teams are undefeated, so the Division One title is on the line yet again!  Please come out to cheer on our amazing Flying Fish in what is sure to be an exciting meet!!  We’ll be celebrating our graduating seniors prior to the meet, so please plan on arriving by 8:40AM.
Synchro:  New Overlee Synchro shirts have arrived! If you purchased a shirt, please pick up at next practice.
Performance Week Practice Schedule:
Sunday, July 23rd:  8:00PM – 9:30PM in the Dive Well
Monday, July 24th:  7:45PM – 9:30PM on the Pool Deck with land work to start
Tuesday, July 25th:  7:45PM – 9:30PM on the Pool Deck with land work to start
Wednesday, July 26th, Rehearsal:  6:30PM – 8:00PM Team Dinner in the Clubhouse;
8:00PM – 9:00PM in the Dive Well;
9:00PM – 10:00PM in the Lap Pool.
Thursday, July 27th, Show Night:  6:00PM Arrival for hair and makeup in the Team Room;
9:00PM for the “Circus Splash” Show in the Lap Pool
Dive:  Overlee Diving had another thunder-threatened Tuesday night as we hosted Vienna Woods in another Division 1 Showdown.  Vienna Woods ended up on top, with a final score of 41 to Overlee’s 31.  Our finalists included:

  • Freshman Girls – Izzy Eisenberg, 3rd place
  • Junior Girls – Michayla Eisenberg, 1st place
  • Senior Girls – Hannah Karlin, 1st place;  Annika Creedon, 3rd place
  • Freshman Boys – Chris Cobey, 2nd place
  • Intermediate Boys – Matthew Kress, 2nd place
  • Senior Boys – Jacob Kreider, 1st place; Thomas Hassett, 2nd place; Adam Schifsky, 3rd place

Overlee Diving goes in to the final week of regular season action on Tuesday against Walden Glen.

Team Updates: July 14th – 22nd, 2017

Swim:  Congratulations to the OVL Swim Team on winning the Division 1 Relay Carnival at Overlee on Wednesday night. Next up is our Saturday meet (7/15) at Tuckahoe followed by All Star Relays at Greenbriar Pool on Wednesday (7/19).
Congratulations goes to all our new Overlee team record holders:

  • Boys 18&Under 200m Freestyle Mixed Age Relay (T. Weber, B. Weber, R. York, S. Ellison)
  • Girls 9-10 100m Medley Relay (G. Callahan, A. Young, M. Eisenberg, C. Wilhite)
  • Girls 13-14 200m Medley Relay (Overlee & Pool)(A. Lee, S. Grabman, K. Bailey, A. Bruce)
  • Girls 13-14 200 Free Relay (K. Bailey, A. Lee, E. Ridgeway, A. Bruce)

And congratulations to our NVSL record breakers:

  • Girls 15-18 200m Medley Relay (Overlee & Pool & NVSL) (M. Reicherter, K. Park, E. Ridgeway, M. Morrison)
  • Boys 15-18 200m Medley Relay (Overlee & Pool & NVSL) (N. Pasternak, P. Kinsella, J. Day, S. Ellison)

Synchro:  We are selling popcorn and sno-cones during Movie Night this Sunday, July 16th.
Schedule for the week:
Sunday, July 16th – practice cancelled (stay tuned for make-up day announcement)
Wednesday, July 19th – 7:30PM – 9:00PM
Save the date!  The Synchro “Circus Splash” Show will be on Thursday, July 27th at 9:00PM.
Dive:  In the third meet of the season, Overlee Diving enjoyed its second win defeating Dunn Loring.
Top scoring divers were:

  • Freshman Girls- Paige Baskin 1st place, Sophie Deegan 2nd place
  • Junior Girls- Michayla Eisenberg 1st place, Olivia Morgan 3rd place
  • Intermediate Girls- Avery Stoker 1st place
  • Senior Girls- SWEEP!  Hannah Karlin 1st place, Annika Creedon 2nd place, Laine Stoker 3rd place (tie)
  • Freshman Boys- Nate Cohen 2nd place
  • Junior Boys- SWEEP!  Chris Cobey 1st place, Flynn Shoji 2nd place, Peter Kress 3rd place
  • Intermediate Boys- Matthew Kress 2nd place

The final score was Overlee 42.5 – Dunn Loring 29.5.
Kudos go out to Michayla Eisenberg, Avery Stoker, and Chris Cobey for diving up an age group (and winning their events!).
Special thanks to our supportive parents and reps who judged, worked the scoring table, and cheered us on!
Overlee Dive will host Vienna Woods on Tuesday July 18th….come and support our team, get team Swag, and get some burgers and dogs from the Overlee Dive Bar!