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SWIM CLUB (FAYSON GATORS)
Fayson Gators Latest News
The Swim Board is happy to announce that Mackenzie Orr will be our Head Coach and Elyse Shouldis will be our Assistant Coach. We are thrilled with their commitment to the Gators!
The Board has been hard at work getting ready for the 2019 summer swim season. We can't wait to see our lanes moving again. If you did not pick up your registration packet please contact a board member and we will get it to you.
We are in great need of officials! If you are interested in serving in this capacity please contact Julie Connelly at 201-874-0796.
Fayson neighbors and friends of the swim team, please be on the look-out for plant sale order forms in your mailboxes! This is our largest fundraiser - please support the Gators!
We are setting up a clothing donation drive to raise funds for our lake to host the A's Championship meet in August. Anything that does not give you joy will give our swimmers joy! The date of the drive will be announced shortly but in the meantime please save those donations!
Dates to Remember:
- Plant Sale Orders Due: April 28
- Plant Sale Flower Delivery: May 10 WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!
- Registration & Apparel Orders Due: May 23
- New Swimmers Meeting: May 16
- Pre-season Practice begins: June 17
Fayson Lakes is Hosting the A Championships This Year
The Fayson Gators Swim Team Board would like to inform the membership that we will be hosting the A Championship meet on August 10, 2019, and we are in need of many volunteers. Please Note: The Beach will be "Closed" That Day. This fabulous event allows us to showcase our new swimming lanes and beautiful facility! It's also a wonderful opportunity to get involved and show your community spirit! There are many committees needing help. They include: Security, Communications, Equipment, Facility, Event Management, Food Concessions, Fund Raising, and Parking. Planning for the Championships is underway so please consider lending a hand. Let us know ASAP if you can help by sending an email to email@example.com or speak to any swim team board member.
We are looking forward to a wonderful event!
The Swim Team Board
A Season to Remember
The 2018 swim season was a banner one for the Gators and their families! The unveiling of our fabulous new pool with its unique touches such as custom starting blocks, a personalized brick walkway and original artwork by former Gator, Stephen Zechmeister, made us all proud. Our facility is truly the envy of all in our area and we cannot thank all of the volunteers enough for their hard work and dedication to our community. It was wonderful to showcase our swimmers in our brand new pool as we welcomed the league to host the Coaches' Choice invitational.
Huge thanks go out to our coaches Steve and Mackenzie! The service they provide our team is immense and it looks like they have fun while doing it! Parent volunteers play an integral role in a successful season. Whether it was timing, marshaling, setting up or breaking down during meets, or serving as a chair or volunteer for one of our social events, our parents always make it fun. Your participation made for a great summer. Special thanks to all who sent in pictures for our end-of-season slideshow and to Tom Connelly for compiling them with fantastic music.
Lastly, how do we thank a coach that has dedicated so many summers to our kids? From the bottom of our hearts - that's how! Steve Papendick helped raise countless Gator swimmers as well as fostered the love of swimming and summer fun! He has also molded the heart of this team, instilling community values, respect for our competitors and a great balance of summer fun and competition. Thank you, Coach Steve! We wish you leisurely summers and look forward to cheering on the team with you in the stands.
Wishing all Gators and their families a happy, successful and healthy school year. Just keep swimming!
The 2018 kick-off meeting is on Tuesday, March 20th from 6:30 - 8:00 PM at the Clubhouse.
The annual plant sale begins Wednesday, March 21st.
One week remaining for the Swim Team plant sale - orders are due to Sandi Stubbs by 5/1. Questions? Contact Sandi at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fayson Gators are Seeking Volunteers
For More Information - Please Contact:
Robin Malone (973) 476-1843, email@example.com
Pool Renovation - LOL Campaign
It is no laughing matter! As a community, we Love Our Lanes!
Why? The swim lanes greatly benefit the community as a whole, as it helps create a sense of identity at Fayson, with everything from Sunday races, to Labor Day relay races to the Gators swim team itself. This all helps make Fayson such a great place to live, improving the community as a whole, adding services and lifting property values.
Join the LOL campaign as we raise the funds needed to rebuild our swim lanes which is going to be a major construction project. We strongly believe that with the Board and the Fayson community at large, it only makes sense that the swim team and their families are seen as doing everything that they can to lessen the financial burden to the community as whole. As the driving force to this campaign, the swim team has created a number of initiatives to raise money - from the brick sale to the DVD sale and more, but we still have work to do.
What can we do? The swim team decided to cut to the chase and create a place where people can make donations directly to support the new swim lanes. We understand that families at Fayson are coming from all different financial situations, so we ask only that people give what they can and know that every donation counts. We have secured a match for the first $5,000 that we raise, so know that your donation will go a long way. We would also note that anyone can give, so if you know of anyone outside of this list who might be interested in donating (Fayson alumni), please spread the word.
There are 2 ways to give:
- Send a check/cash to Megan Fischbeck (the best option for us, no fees associated) - checks should be made payable to Fayson Lakes Swim Club and mailed to Megan Fischbeck - 6 Edgemere Terrace. Megan's email is Megan.firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or want to help in this fundraising effort.
- Donate Through Paypal - Paypal/Credit Card - The swim team put together a paypal account for the pool reconstruction - Click on this link to make a donation using PayPal or your own credit card - .
THANK YOU in advance for your support!