This is a great opportunity for new and returning parents to get all their questions about Overlee Swim answered, find out all the details for the 2019 schedule, meet coaches and fellow parents, and learn more about volunteer opportunities. We’ll keep it informative and brief. Feel free to email us with items you think we should cover ([email protected]). And of course, there will be time for you to ask questions.
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This is a dinner just for Seniors-swimmers who are 13 or older by June 1, 2019. Not only will Seniors be enjoying the usual pizza dinner and coaches’ talk, they will also have the opportunity to plan for the upcoming season’s pep rallies, meet themes, and t-shirts! Here’s the Sign Up Genius for RSVPs and items to bring!
Swim: Thank you to all the Overlee Swim Families for a wonderful season and to the Overlee community for all your support and patience! Good luck to all the swimmers competing in All Stars on Saturday.
Dive: Congratulations to the Overlee Divisional divers who were quite impressive at last Sunday’s Division 2 meet! Good Luck to our four divers, Hannah Karlin, Annika Creedon, Cici Yen and Ben Cabalu, who qualified to compete in the NVSL All Star Dive Meet at Oakton on Sunday!
Synchro: Thanks to the Synchro Team for a fabulous show! And many thanks to all who came out for the Synchro show last week, the Overlee Board for their support and all the assistance from Greg and his staff over the summer. The team has grown in size significantly over the last couple of years and we’re looking forward to another fun season next year!
Swim: Congratulations to our Flying Fish for coming in second at the NVSL All Star Relays on Wednesday night. We are so very proud of our Flying Fish! Our final NVSL dual meet is this Saturday at Chesterbrook at 9 am. 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.
Synchro: One week until the annual Synchro Show! The “Welcome to the Future” synchro show will be Wednesday, July 25 at 8:00 pm after the Ice Cream Social. Rain date is Thursday, July 26th.
Performance Week Practice Schedule:
Sunday, July 22: Practice 9:00 – 10:30 am; Rehearsal Dinner in the clubhouse 6:30 – 8:00 pm; Rehearsal 8:00 – 10:00 pm
Wednesday, July 25: 5:30 pm Arrival for hair and makeup in the Team Room (below front desk). Show at 8:00 pm in Lap Pool
Dive: Overlee Diving fielded six divers in the annual Wally Martin Memorial 3 Meter Meet last Sunday. Michayla Eisenberg was the 2018 Junior Girls Champion, and her name will be in the record book forever (like Coach John – 1981 Champ)! Hannah Karlin was 2nd place for Senior Girls; Cecelia Yen was 3rd place for Freshman Girls; Chris Cobey scored a 5th place finish for Junior Boys; Harry Burmeister was 10th place in Intermediate Boys and Jonathan Teitelbaum was 12th place for Senior Boys. Congratulations to all of our divers! The Dive Team was again victorious against Crosspointe on Tuesday night, continuing their undefeated season at 4 and 0. Many thanks to our Coaches, Team Reps, food purchasers, table workers, judges, and all who gave their time for such a great experience.
Overlee Divers will finish the regular season next Tuesday with a home meet against Dunn Loring at 6:00 pm. Come watch and visit our Overlee Dive Bar (snack bar) to support the dive team.
Swim: Last Wednesday night was the Division 1 Relay Carnival at Chesterbrook Pool. While Overlee placed second overall to Chesterbrook, nineteen of our relay teams qualified for All-Star Relays. Special congratulations go to our Girls 13-14 Freestyle Relay (Alexis Lee, Emmie Ridgeway, Elyse Hartmann and Kate Bailey) for breaking the NVSL Record!
Next up is our Saturday meet as we host Tuckahoe at home at 9:00 am. All-Star Relays follow on Wednesday, July 18th, at Lincolnia Park on Wednesday. Good luck, swimmers!
Dive: The Overlee Dive team finished up its 3rd week of the season with another win against the Fairfax Frogs with a score of 49.5 – 22.5. Freshman girls Izzy Eisenberg and Cici Yen took 1st and 2nd in their age group; Junior girls, Michayla Eisenberg, Avery Stoker and Ella Radus swept the junior girl division; Senior girls, Annika Creedon, Hannah Karlin and Juliette Mitrovich also took 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, and Intermediate girls Samantha Brady and Sophie Hartmann came in 2nd and 3rd place. Freshman boy Liam Heavner took first place in his first competitive meet; Haynes Deegan tied for 3rd; Chris Cobey took first place in the Junior boy category; Ben Cabalu took 3rd in intermediate boys, and Senior boys Jacob Kreider and Jonathan Teitelbaum came in 1st. Way to go, divers!
This week, the Overlee divers will be away at Crosspointe on Tuesday and we will be hosting all of the Arlington pool’s developmental divers for our all Arlington Meet on Thursday. Come join us to cheer on our divers and stop by the Overlee dive snack bar for dinner.
Synchro: The Synchro Team is selling popcorn and sno-cones during Movie Night this Sunday, July 15th, so come on out and show your support for our team.
Practice schedule this is:
Sunday, July 15, 9:00 – 10:30 am
Wednesday, July 18, 7:30 – 9:00 pm
**Thursday July 19, 7:30 – 9:00 pm (new date)
Sunday July 22: Practice 9:00 -10:30 am; Club house Dress Rehearsal Dinner in the clubhouse from 6:30 – 8:00 pm; Dress rehearsal 8:00-10:00 pm
Reminder: Join us for the Synchro “Welcome to the Future” show on Wednesday, July 25th at 8:00 pm.
Swim: A huge congratulations to our Overlee swimmers for their victory against Highlands this past Saturday! Join us this Saturday in welcoming Langley to Division One for what is sure to be an awesome meet at Overlee. Our meet theme will be “Overlee Out” so wear all of your Overlee Gear! On Monday July 9th, we will be traveling to Highlands for our developmental meet at 6:00 pm.
Dive: Overlee divers remain undefeated after hosting our second Super Strong win of the season against Arlington Forest. Though Tuesday’s afternoon thunder cancelled our warm-ups, the divers patiently took everything in stride and delivered a 52 to 20 finish.
Next Tuesday, July 10th, we host Fairfax in a 6:00 pm match up. Come and cheer our divers on, and get a burger, dog, drinks, and snacks from the Overlee Dive Bar (snack bar). Congratulations Divers!!!!
Synchro: Team parents and supporters, please plan to attend and volunteer to help with concession sales for Overlee’s Movie Night on Sunday, July 15th as it’s a fundraiser for our Synchro Team. Sign up HERE to volunteer.
This week’s practice schedule:
- Sunday, July 8: 9:00-10:30am
- Monday, July 9: 7:30-9:00pm
- Sunday, July 15: 9:00-10:30am
Mark your calendars now for the “Welcome to the Future Synchro Show” on Wednesday, July 25th at 8:00 pm.
Dive: Overlee’s Dive Team took first place at their season opener at Tuckahoe on Tuesday. The first home dive will be Tuesday, July 3rd against Arlington Forest at 6:00 pm followed by a developmental meet with Lee Graham on Thursday, July 5th. The Dive (Snack) Bar will be open too, so come by, get some food and see us flip and twist! Come see our Divers on July 4th in their annual Showcase at 12:30 pm.
Swim: Congratulations to our Flying Fish for a great win against McLean last Saturday!
Coming up, please don your Red White and Blue and cheer our team at 9:00 am this Saturday as we take on Highlands at Overlee. We’ll also be hosting McLean at 6:00 pm on Monday (7/2) for our Monday Night Meet. The theme is also Red White & Blue. School of Fish has an away meet against Highlands on Sunday, July 8th.
Synchro: As part of the July 4th festivities there will be a Synchro See It & Try It demo from 1:00 -1:30 pm with the Head Coach and swimmers from NoVa Synchro team. Please sign up HERE to help at the July 4th fundraiser for the Synchro team.
Synchro practices times this week are:
- Sunday, July 1 from 8:00 – 9:30pm
- Wednesday, July 4th NO PRACTICE
- Thursday, July 5th from 7:30 – 9 pm
- Sunday, July 8th from 9:00 -10:30 am
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/.
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.
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!
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.
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.