Meets & Events

Sat Jun 8

Time Trials 2019
Bethesda Outdoor Pool
Start: 7:30 AM
Warm-up: 7:45 AM
End: 12:00 PM

What are Time Trials? Time Trials is a "scrimmage" swim meet (against ourselves) that allows kids to get their first official time of the new summer season in each event that they want to swim.

What is the purpose of Time Trials?

1. It allows the coaches to determine the first Saturday "A" meet lineup. Lots of things change over the summer (e.g., kids grow, start (or stop) winter swimming, age up into longer events, etc.), so last year's times don't always tell you how fast a kid will be this year. And, of course, if a child is new to swim team or is swimming a 50 instead of a 25, you don't have times for him or her at all.

2. It gives the swimmer a starting time that s/he can work to improve over the season.

3. It gives kids who are new to swimming (and those who may have forgotten over the winter) the experience of swimming in a meet. New swimmers learn how to report to the Clerk of Course, how to line up for their events, what a starting machine sounds like, and what it's like to race.

Time Trials also are great for parents, giving them a chance to learn (or remember) what they need to do at meets. It lets them brush off their rusty timing skills or figure out where the team's coffee pot went over the winter. New meet managers and team reps get a practice run, hopefully making the first dual meet go more smoothly. Also, Time Trials lets you see all your summer friends again and catch up on what they and their families have been up to since last summer.

Sat Jun 8

Sign Up for Next Saturday's Meet
Go to www.bebarracudas.org, click on "Meets & Events" tab
Start: 4:30 PM
End: 5:30 PM

Sun Jun 9

Training for Stroke & Turn Judges, Starters & Referees
Olney Swim Center (16605 Georgia Ave, Olney, MD 20832)
Start: 8:00 AM
End: 9:00 AM

Tue Jun 11

Training for Stroke & Turn Judges only
Germantown Swim Center (18000 Central Park Cir, Boyds, MD 20841)
Start: 7:00 PM
End: 8:00 PM

Wed Jun 12

Deadline to sign up for Saturday meet
Go to www.bebarracudas.org, click on "Meets & Events" tab
Start: 9:00 PM
End: 10:00 PM

Fri Jun 14

1st Morning Practice
Bethesda Outdoor Pool
Start: 8:00 AM
End: 9:00 AM

Sat Jun 15

1A 2019 Meet: Country Glen @ Bethesda THEME - Super Heroes
Bethesda Outdoor Pool
Start: 7:30 AM
Warm-up: 7:45 AM
End: 12:00 PM

Barracudas,

We look forward to our 1st A-Meet of the season against Country Glen (CG) at our HOME pool.  Please be at the Bethesda pool by 7:30am. See below for important details. 


Who is swimming?  Coach Malka will send out a lineup of who qualifies to swim this Saturday.  Swimming at A meets is highly prized, so if you confirmed but later find that you (your swimmer) can’t attend, please notify Coach Malka ((240) 461-1768 or [email protected]) immediately so that we can give another swimmer the opportunity to swim at the meet.

Location: Bethesda Pool: 6300 Little Falls Pkwy, Bethesda, MD 20816. Driving directions.

Parking: Please use the parking lot adjacent to the pool. Overflow parking is located @ Little Falls Pkwy and Arlington Road.
Important Times

  • BE Warm-up: 7:45am - 8:15am
  • CG Warm-up: 8:20am - 8:50am
  • Officials' Meeting: 8:15am
  • Timer Meeting: 8:30am
  • Scratch Meeting: 8:45am
  • Meet Start Time: 9am

Volunteers: If you haven’t already done so, please sign up for a job to help us run Saturday’s meet. To sign up:

  • Click on "Meets & Events" tab
  • Scroll down to "June 15"
  • Click on the "Job Sign-Up" button
  • Choose a job to perform

Dress-Up Theme:  Super Heroes

BE Team Seating Area: Our team will sit in the grassy area closest to the diving boards and slides. The visiting team will sit in the portion of the grassy area along the fence closest to the Crescent Trail (+ the bleachers), so please don’t sit in that area. There is little shade, so bring tents.

What to bring to the meet: See here

Programs: We will email programs to you Friday night to circulate to your team. We will have programs at the meet to give to officials & reps but not for others, so please print out a hard copy of the program if you want one at the meet.  We will try to have a running display of the meet via Meet Mobile.

Food: Our concession stand will sell food and drinks at the meet.

We look forward to seeing you Saturday. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Malka or any Team Rep.


Go Barracudas!

Sat Jun 15

Sign up for Wednesday Meet
Go to www.bebarracudas.org, click on "Meets & Events" tab

Sat Jun 15

Sign Up for 'A' Relay Carnival
Go to www.bebarracudas.org, click on "Meets & Events" tab

Mon Jun 17

Deadline to sign up for Wednesday Meet
Go to www.bebarracudas.org, click on "Meets & Events" tab
Start: 9:00 PM
End: 10:00 PM

Wed Jun 19

1B 2018 Meet: Bethesda @ Rockville THEME: 80's Workout
Rockville Swim and Fitness Center, 355 Martins Ln, Rockville, MD 20850
Start: 5:00 PM
Warm-up: 5:15 PM
End: 9:00 PM

We're looking forward to our first B-Meet, which will be an AWAY meet at the Rockville Ray's pool.

IMPORTANT TIMES

Bethesda Barracuda warm ups - 5:15pm – 5:45pm

Officials Meeting – 5:15pm

Timers Meeting – 5:30pm

The meet will begin at 6:00pm

DRESS-UP THEME:  80's Workout!

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Parents are greatly needed and required to volunteer in order for meets to be successful!! PARENTS, please sign up by clicking on the green "Sign Up for jobs" button above. No experience required!!! On the job training!! Many thanks for volunteering!.

FOOD

Rockville will have a concessions stand that will sell food and drinks.

BETHESDA TEAM SEATING AREA

Our team area is located in the grassy area behind the diving boards and slide. If you have tents, please bring them since there is not a lot of shade at the pool.

MEET PROGRAMS

We will post the meet program on our homepage and will not sell programs at the meet.

WHAT TO BRING: See here.

Go Barracudas!  

Wed Jun 19

Deadline to sign up for Saturday meet
Go to www.bebarracudas.org, click on "Meets & Events" tab
Start: 9:00 PM
End: 10:00 PM
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