Welcome to the Chicopee Amberjacks Swim Team!

REVISED 1/20/2024

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Winter Season: October 2, 2023 through the end of January 2024

*Parent/Family Member Volunteering is Mandatory and we can't run this team without you all!

*Remember, your swimmer must attend a minimum of 2 practices a week to compete in the meet that week, unless discussed ahead of time with a coach.

Practice: Monday - Thursday unless otherwise noted below

Times: 1st Practice: 5:40-6:40 PM, Doors open by 5:30pm

     2nd Practice: 6:45-8:00 PM

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**NO PRACTICE on the following dates:**

Monday, October 9th- Holiday

Thursday, October 26th - Chicopee Spooktacular- swimmers/families encouraged to attend

Tuesday, October 31st - Halloween

Thursday, November 2nd- No Practice, Meet on Friday

Tuesday, November 7th - School Closed

Wednesday & Thursday, November 22nd & 23rd - Thanksgiving Break

Tuesday, December 12th - High School Meet- No Practice

Wednesday, December 20th- No Practice

Thursday, December 21st - High School Meet- No Practice

Monday- Thursday, December 25th-28th- Christmas Break

Monday, January 1st- New Years' Day

Tuesday, January 9th - High School Meet- No Practice

Monday, January 15th- Martin Luther King Day

Tuesday, January 16th - High School Meet- No Practice

Thursday, January 25th - High School Meet- No Practice

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***As Always, if school is closed due to weather, we will not have practice.  *** 

(with the exception of summer swim)

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Winter Meet Schedule

(CHECK BACK WEEKLY. TIMES/DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to listed warm-up time below.

**check the 'Directions to Pools' tab for addresses for Away Meets

Meet #1- Friday, November 3rd - AWAY MEET - Amberjacks @ Longmeadow (Longmeadow High School)

Check in: 5:15 pmWarm up: 5:30 pmStart time6:00 pm


Meet #2- Saturday, November 11th  - HOME MEET- Amberjacks vs. Hampden/Wilbraham Falcons

Check in 8:15am, Warm up 8:30 am, Start time is 9:00 am


Meet #3- Saturday, November 18th - HOME MEET (Tri-meet)- Amberjacks vs. Belchertown & Montague

Check in 8:15am, Warm up 8:30 am, Start time is 9:00 am


Meet #4Saturday, December 2nd - AWAY MEET- Amberjacks @ Amherst (Amherst Regional Middle School)

Check in8:00amWarm up: 8:30amStart time9:00am


Meet #5Saturday, December 9th - AWAY MEET (Tri-meet) - Amberjacks @ West Springfield & Monson

Check in7:45amWarm up: 8:00amStart timeDirectly after warm-ups


Meet #6- Saturday, January 6th  - HOME MEET- Amberjacks vs. Palmer

Check in8:00amWarm up: 8:30amStart time9:00am


Meet #7- Saturday, January 13th  - AWAY MEET- Amberjacks @ Springfield (Central High School)

Check in8:10amWarm up: 8:20amStart time9:00am


Meet #8- Saturday, January 20th - HOME MEET - Amberjacks vs. Ludlow 

Check in: 11:15amWarm up: 11:30amStart time: 12:00pm


**CHAMPS WEEKEND**

Saturday, January 27th

Saturday Morning - Ages: 8 & Under

Location: Chicopee High School

Warm up: 7:00 amStart time: 8:40 am


Saturday Afternoon - Ages: 11 & 12

Location: Chicopee High School

Warm up: 1:00a pmStart time: 2:40 pm

 Sunday, January 28th

Sunday Morning - Ages: 9 & 10 and 10 & under relays

Location: Chicopee High School

Warm up: 7:00amStart time: 8:40am


Sunday Afternoon - Ages: 13 -18

Location: Chicopee High School

Warm up: 1:00a pmStart time: 2:40 pm

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MORE MEET INFO:

To qualify for champs you must attend a minimum of 4 meets and be paid in fill two weeks prior to 1/28/24.

Meets in the PVSL (Pioneer Valley Swim League) WINTER season have one format and typically last about 3 - 3.5  hours.

Meets in the PVSSL (Pioneer Valley Summer Swim League) SUMMER season have one a short format at last about 2.5-3 hours.

  • Meets last about 2.5 - 3 hours.