Swim Meets and Events

Sat Jun 1

HC @ Regency
Regency: 2806 Mayfair Dr, San Antonio, TX 78217

Sat Jun 8

Summerfield @ HC
Hunters Creek
Start: 8:30 AM
Warm-up: 7:00 AM
End: 11:00 AM (estimated)

Please arrive by 7:05 am and be ready to get in the pool by 7:20 for warm-ups. Our team and families will set up on the grassy area behind the blocks. Castle Hills Forest will set up in the area around the baby pool. Parking will be tight! Plan ahead; carpool if possible, and be considerate of our neighbors.

HC warm up: 7:20-7:50

Summerfield warm up: 7:55-8:25

Meet start: 8:30

Timer/S&T Judge Meeting with Referee: 8:15

Sat Jun 15

Canyon Springs @ HC
Hunters Creek
Start: 8:30 AM
Warm-up: 7:00 AM
End: 11:30 AM (estimated)

Please arrive by 7:05 am and be ready to get in the pool by 7:20 for warm-ups. Our team and families will set up on the grassy area behind the blocks. Canyon Springs will set up in the area around the baby pool. Parking will be tight! Plan ahead; carpool if possible, and be considerate of our neighbors.

HC warm up: 7:20-7:50

Canyon Springs warm up: 7:55-8:25

Meet start: 8:30

Timer/S&T Judge Meeting with Referee: 8:15

Sat Jun 22

HC @ Knights Cross
Knights Cross: Socoma HOA 1000 Knights Cross Dr, San Antonio, TX 78258

Sun Jun 30

Division C Championships
NISD 8400 N Loop 1604 W // San Antonio, Texas 78249 //
Warm-up: 1:00 PM

We are waiting on league to provide final date/time info for this meet - we will swim in Sunday's afternoon session - and will provide further details as they become available

Biggest meet of the season - slightly different meet entry procedures and rules - please read all info below.

  • Swimmers pay a fee per event to enter this meet ($4 per individual event, $2.50 per relay event)
  • Just like with other meets, we will ASSUME ALL HURRICANES WILL BE ATTENDING THIS MEET, and will CHARGE each family according to the number of events entered.
  • If you WILL NOT be at the meet, it is IMPERATIVE that you
    • tell/email a coach AND
    • go online and "declare" your swimmers' absence (click on the green “meet entry”icon for this meet to do so)
  • DEADLINE to declare your swimmer's absence and/or tell a coach your swimmer won't be at the meet is THIS THURSDAY, JUNE 20. If you plan to attend the meet, you don't have to do anything - we'll enter your child in the meet and let you know how much you owe. If you wait till AFTER June 20 to let us know your child won't be swimming, we will STILL CHARGE YOU THE MEET ENTRY FEE.

Please arrive at the natatorium at TBD - Be ready (suit, cap, goggles on) to jump in for warm up at TBD (HC will warm up in lanes TBD).

MEET START TIME TBD

  1. Swimmers will sit with the team (look for green HC banner) on the lower level by the pool; parents will sit above (2nd floor) and watch from the viewing area above (no parents, aside from meet volunteers with a deck pass, are allowed on deck with swimmers). Swimmers will not be allowed to up/down from the viewing area during the meet. The team will provide a cooler (or 2) of water/fruit. Consider sending a small snack/beverage with your swimmer, but keep in mind, swimmers are NOT ALLOWED to bring in personal coolers (there just isn't space).
  2. No posters/banners/streamers/confetti allowed in the facility.
  3. No cake or pastires allowed in the facility.
  4. No body-painting/body glitter/"eat my bubbles", etc is allowed on swimmers' bodies (allowed: only name and event #/heat/lane)
  • The Divisionals/Champs meet is the biggest (and most exciting) meet of the season.
  • The Hurricanes will be competing against the other 4 teams in our league's division at the same time, in a large, deep, very "professional" pool setting.
  • It's a large, LOUD, fast-paced event. Swimmers stay on deck down below; parents watch (and cheer!) from the observation deck on the upper level. Note - parents/swimmers DO NOT sit together at this meet. Coaches and a handful of our team's volunteers (those with deck passes only) will be with the swimmers on deck, helping them get to their events.
  • Due to the size of the meet, we are limited in the number of swimmers/relays we are allowed to enter in each event; at this meet, your swimmer MAY end up swimming events that they don't routinely swim. We try to make sure we enter a relay in every event, so sometimes we ask our younger swimmers to "swim up" with older relays so Hunters Creek Hurricanes are represented.
  • Swimmers earn MEDALS for 1st-3rd places (always fun to get, am I right?) and ribbons for up to 16th place. Plaques will be given to the boy and girl who score the most points in their respective age group. Banners will be given to the team that scores the most points in each age group, by gender (these are the banners that we proudly dipslay along the fence at the pool.)

I explain all of this because, sometimes, swimmers (and parents?) are intimidated by the large, deep pool, high starting blocks, amount of noise, and the fact that they can't sit with their parents between events. For most, it's a fantastic opportunity to swim in "fast pool" (tall starting blocks, lane ropes, gutters, etc designed to decrease turbulence) with a cool automated touch-pad timing system. Our swimmers tend to break their own personal records at this meet - and there are ALWAYS super-exciting finishes to watch! It's a great experience, and we hope that ALL HURRICANES will participate and believe that knowing some of the above details will help your swimmer (and you) be adequately prepared. Please reach out to a parent board member or coach if you have questions.