Practice Dates and Times
Swim practices are divided into three age groupings: 8 and under; 9 - 10; and 11 - older.
Practices will begin on Tuesday, May 28, and will run from 5 to 7 PM.
Practice is held MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY!
Practice for swimmers 11 and older will be from 5:00 to 5:45 PM.
8 and unders will practice from 5:40 to 6:15.
9 and 10s will practice from 6:15 to 7:00.
Starting on JUNE 4, Minis will practice from 6:15 to 6:45 TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY
BEGINNING FRIDAY, JUNE 21, Friday evening practices will be GAME DAYS. Please note these times for Friday evening practice: 5:00 - 5:30 11 & older; 5:30 - 6:00 10 & under.
ALL swimmers should be on deck at 6:00 to meet with coaches before heading down to the potluck dinners!
Beginning June 24, morning practice will be added from 9 to 10:30 AM.
8 and unders will practice from 9:45 to 10:30.
9 and 10s will practice from 9:00 to 9:45.
11 and older will practice from 9:00 to 10:30.
There will be NO PRACTICE on the following evenings because of swim events:
No AFTERNOON practice on: June 24, June 26, July 8, July 10, July 15, July 22
July 4, Independence Day: NO MORNING OR EVENING PRACTICE
Practice and swim meets take place in the rain. However, any sound of thunder or instance of lightning clears the pool until at least 30 minutes have passed without a recurrence. The safety of all swimmers is of the greatest importance. Decisions to close the pool are made by the lifeguards; please follow their instructions. If there is stormy weather in the area, please call the pool to see if it is open for practice (703-765-9628). Please note that weather can vary greatly in our area -- it can be pouring in Old Town and sunny in Hollin Hills. On the flip side, remember that the sun beats down hard in the mornings in summer. Urge your children to use a waterproof sunscreen before practices or meets, and to bring a water bottle to stay hydrated.
Respect for Other Pool Members
Many people enjoy the Hollin Hills Pool and support the Swim Team through their dues. We encourage Swim Team families to be sensitive to the needs of other pool members throughout the summer, both during practices and before and after meets.