Age-Group State Meet Info You Can Use…

Age-Group State Meet Info You Can Use…

FINAL DRAFT (2/13/18) of OUR Age-Group State INDIVIDUAL EVENT entries is HEREFINAL DRAFT (2/13/18) of OUR Age-Group State RELAY TEAMS entries is HERE. Please support your fellow relay team members; be early, be readydon’t miss.

***MEET INFORMATION from the host team for daily heat sheetspsych sheettimeline (“session report”), event schedule, warm-up/start times, directions, parking, etc. can be found via this link HERE.

PARKING at GA Tech is limited. Click HERE for online reserve parking near the pool.

Go Marlins Go!

Open Red Umbrellas for Grace Bunke!

Open Red Umbrellas for Grace Bunke!


Many Marlins already know Grace Bunke, a fellow swimmer with SwimAtlanta.

Bring your red umbrellas, and click here on Red Umbrellas to learn the story about SwimAtlanta swimmer–“amazing” Grace Bunke (and her amazingly  supportive friend McClain Hermes).

On Sunday at GA Tech, during Age Group State, raise your RED UMBRELLAS to show your support for Grace as she takes on the 50 free.

Raise RED UMBRELLAS for Grace during the 50 Free on Sunday at the Age Group State Meet!

#AmazingGrace

2017 All Star Towel Order NOW!

If you have earned a Georgia Swimming All-Star Towel, please make any corrections to the towel order. Click HERE to see that list.

Please inform us if you do NOT want to have a towel.

Please let us know of CHANGES by February 1.

***If you were a GA Zone Team member and want that on your towel instead of what is listed, please indicate that.***

Please make your response about changes to Coach Lim via yaunlins@bellsouth.net with the subject head: ALL-STAR TOWEL.

Please inform us by February 1.

Towels are $30. Please make a check payable to: Marlins Sports Foundation and give to Coach Lim.

A final draft of the order will be posted so you can double-check your order.

2018 Regular Practice Schedule Resumes!

January 2, 2018 means we’re back to our regular practice schedule at the Mountain View Aquatic Center (MVAC).

Forgotten what those practice times are? Just go to the Practice Schedules page of our website, mymariettamarlins.com

Or take this short cut and click HERE. Print a schedule copy and keep handy.

Cherokee Marlins may contact Coach Michelle for your practice schedule at the Cherokee County Aquatic Center (CCAC). michellemobley8@gmail.com

Welcome back Marlins!

TYR–New Marlins Partner!

We are pleased to announce that TYR, U.S.A. is now the newest Marlins partner!

Marlins will seek to ensure that, by December 31 2018, at least ninety percent (90%) of Marlins will be outfitted in a TYR suit and at least fifty (50%) of Marlins are outfitted in TYR warm-ups and bags.

Marlins Swim Across America!

This past Saturday (Sept. 23) Marlins participated in the annual Swim Across America event held through our GA Swimming LSC at Lake Lanier. Marlins SAA swimmers included: Katie Blankinship, Bayne Dotson, Talan Dotson, J.J. Hankins, Jaycee Hoffman, Rose Jones, and Kelci Walsh. “Swim Angels” (swim accompanists) included:  Alex Blankinship, Harleigh Mobley, Samantha Mobley, and Malena Hankins. Marlins swimmers raised a total of $4,325 for cancer research.

Find out more about the Swim Across America events and the cause for which they are “making waves to fight cancer.”

Click HERE to link up with Georgia Swim Across America open water events.

Click HERE to link up with National Swim Across America.

Way to go Marlins!

UPDATE! This Week at MVAC

This Week at Mountain View–UPDATE!

All Marlins swimming groups are back this week! Click HERE for a copy of the MVAC practice schedule.

UPDATE–Yes, we swim Saturdays!

But “heads up!” Watch for this progressive start-back for the competitive groups, this week and following…

Morning practices THIS WEEK (Sept. 5 week) will be held TUESDAY & THURSDAY ONLY at 5:30-7am for the Sr. & Jr. 1 & 2 groups, and 6:30-8am for the Jr. 1 & 2 middle school option. Regular Saturday schedule for all groups.

Morning practices NEXT WEEK (Sept. 11 week) will be held MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, & FRIDAY ONLY at 5:30-7am for the Sr. & Jr. 1 & 2 groups, and 6:30-8am for the Jr. 1 & 2 middle school option. Saturday, regular schedule for all groups.

Sept. 18 week, full double-sessions, including regular Saturday schedule for all groups.

Please click on the link above for the MVAC practice schedule!

Go Marlins Go!

2017-2018 Swim Team Season Set to Begin…

2017-2018 Swim Team Season Set to Begin…

August 21–September 1 at MVAC (Mon.-Fri. NO SATURDAYS)

Two Weeks: Dry land & swimming for Senior and Junior levels ONLY.

NO DISCOVERY or DEVELOPMENTAL groups until September 5.

Bring running gear/swimming gear/water

30 min. d
ry land & 30 min. swimming
     4:00 to 5:00pm for Sr groups
     5:0
0 to 6:00pm for Jr groups

NO morning or Saturday morning practices yet… 

NO Discovery or Developmental level swimmers on these days

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September 5 EVERYONE IS BACK! (Tuesday after Labor Day) DISCOVERY & DEVELOPMENTAL schedule begins Sept. 5. We are back to full schedule for everyone–all levelseverywhere (MVAC & CCAC).

Click HERE to link with regular practice schedules on our web site. Please note that the Cherokee practice schedule is yet to be determined; will be decided based on demand.

Medical Forms: All Marlins are asked to update their medical information for the new season, using the form HERE. Print, fill out, and mail to us at Marietta Marlins, Inc. PO Box 669503, Marietta, GA 30066.

Email & Text Blasts:  If YOU are not receiving text & email blasts, or SOMEONE you know is not receiving text & email blasts, please go and urge one another to the website front page and follow instructions. We are also posting recent emails on the website; check the front page of mymariettamarlins.com

Go Marlins Go!

Pull Buoy for Sr. Swimmers & All American Swim

All American Swim is the sponsoring vendor for Georgia State Swimming. They are located in the Publix shopping center at Woodstock & King Rds. All American Swim can fit your swimmers with suits, goggles, and gear.

Get directions HERE.


Finis Axis Dual-Function pull buoy

NEW! We want our Giant, National, and High Performance swimmers to use this pull buoy: the Finis Axis, Dual-Function pull buoy. Buoy can be used as a leg or ankle float; has secure grip texture, assists to work the core and rotation.

Coach Lim has a quantity of these for you!

 

Middle School Practice Option…

Thank you for responding!

We want to further gauge interest in a 6:45-8:00am practice time for middle school swimmers (with late school start time).

We want to reserve appropriate lane space, but need to guage your interest. Open only to Jr 1, 2, & Advanced Developmental level swimmers.

Tell Coach Larry at larry@larrybaskin.com 

Depending on response, we would begin the week of September 5.

Please let us know your interest. This practice time would be the Mountain View Aquatic Center (MVAC) only.

Again, thank you for your responses thus far!