Away Swim Meet Details for 6-21-22 FPST at CRHP

Hello Falcon Point Pirate Families!

Our last swim meet of the 2022 season is coming up tomorrow, Tuesday, June 21st! This will be an away meet swimming against the Highland Park Hurricanes. Below is all the information you will need in regard to the meet.

Pool Address: 4909 Gaston Road, Katy, TX 77494

Directions: take Grand Parkway (Hwy 99) South, exit Cinco Ranch Blvd and go West. Take Gaston Road North, and the pool will be on your right. You can park in the Kilpatrick Elementary School parking lot.

4:30pm – pool will open for visitors
5:15pm – swimmers need to have checked in with their Ready Bench parents
5:30pm – warm-ups for Falcon Point Swim Team
5:40pm – Officials’ Meetings (by the ribbons table)
6:00pm – Meet starts


Map Of Pool

  • I have attached a copy of the pool layout so you can see where to set up.
  • The diving board and wading pool are always off-limits.


Volunteer Information

  • If you are scheduled to volunteer at this meet, you will receive a confirmation/reminder email prior to the meet with your needed arrival time, check-in information and important details regarding your role. If you have any questions, please contact either Selene Malek and/or Joy Bastawrous.
  • There are plenty of jobs still available. Please sign up and help us make this a successful swim meet for our kids.
  • Timer’s meeting and Judge’s meeting will be called at 5:40pm. They will be held over by the ribbons table near the southwest corner of the pool.


Swim Meet Information:

  • Team warm-ups will begin at 5:30 pm. Please plan on arriving at 5:00 pm to have your swimmers ready to get in the water promptly at 5:30 pm.
  • Swimmers should proceed directly to their Ready Bench (Look for our yellow tents) before warm-ups to be checked in. If your child is not there by 5:30 pm, they will be pulled from any relays they were scheduled to swim. Please note that failing to show for Relays can result in 3 other swimmers who showed up on time not being allowed to swim and your child being pulled from relays for future meets. Please be considerate of others.
  • Swimmers must wear their team suits. Plain black, one-piece swimsuit.
  • The official meet will begin at 6:00 pm. The ending time will vary based on many factors, and some swimmers may be finished earlier than others. Your Ready Bench parents can let you know what event your swimmer’s final event for the day will be. Do not leave without knowing that your child is finished swimming and that the Ready Bench parent knows you are taking them.
  • The meet begins with freestyle relays, freestyle, and then backstroke. All swimmers in all age groups will compete in freestyle and backstroke. 6&U's do not swim any events following backstroke. We are limited to fewer heats for IMs, breaststroke, and butterfly. The meet concludes with the Medley Relay.
  • You can follow along with which event and heat we are currently on through the “SwimTopia” app


Parking Lot

  • You may use the elementary parking lot across the street from the pool.
  • DO NOT PARK ON THE STREET, DO NOT PARK IN THE DAYCARE PARKING LOT, YOU WILL GET TOWED


Concessions: They will have concessions for sale, CASH ONLY. Some of the items they will have are pizza, Raising Cane’s, chips, candy, water, and Gatorade. Kona Ice will be in the parking lot for cash or credit card.


What to bring:

  • towels, goggles, swim cap (wear team suit and shirt, which will be handed out this Friday) having backups is a good idea.
  • folding chairs, for both your swimmers and spectators. All of the pool seating is utilized for set-up and volunteers
  • pop up tents or canopies for shade if you have one.
  • water and snacks (food will be available for sale)
  • sunscreen and mosquito spray
  • books/tablets, quiet games, or coloring books to keep your swimmer entertained between events


Swim Team Conduct

Parents, please speak to your swimmers before the meet regarding behavior. We expect all swimmers to be respectful of all adult volunteers, coaches, and other swimmers. Swimmers are expected to always stay at their ready bench and be responsible for their own trash and clean up the area we are in.

Let's make this a great last dual meet of the year!

Go Pirates! Arrrggh!

Sarah Sherwood
FPST Director

***Do not forget to complete the Athlete Protection training and submit the certificate to us, or you will not be allowed at the meet and will lose any points you would have earned. https://training.swimwhale.com

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