• If you will not be at a meet - email hwacnoshow@gmail.com
  • At least 48 hours in advance if possible.
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Congratulations A Finals Swimmers

Congratulations to all of the A finals swimmers! Meet results will posted to the handouts section once available! 


Congratulations B Finals Swimmers!

Congratulations to over 65 Hurricanes who swam some personal bests at B Finals this weekend, in spite of the heat!  To those who swam their first Finals, congratulations on a great job in your first championship meet!  The meet results are available in the handouts tab!

Don't Forget Your Ribbons!!!

All the ribbons/awards from all the meets are now in the swimmers' files in the locker room hallway at the rec. center. Please, pick up your ribbons, certificates, and medals from this year, 2015, and some of you, from 2014!!  Put them in your scrapbook! We will be removing them and recycling them at the end of August, 2015.

Thank you!

The Ribbon Ladies (Gail & Jen)

Article from the Sunday 7/21/15 Birmingham Eccentric



2015 black HWAC adult large t-shirt

girls team suit (size 28) at home meet against PR.

HWAC Team Banners - may be hiding in someones garage after being used for an event!  Please check your home - as we would like to use them for the 4th of July Parade/Float!!. 

A pair of matte black Ray Ban sun glasses - lost at Thursday's 6/18 meet.  

Found ...

At A Finals 2015 black HWAC youth large t-shirt

After B Finals am session;  a black baseball cap with the letters GG on the front &

After B Finals pm session: a pair of blue/purple kids goggles

Please e-mail team at hwacswimteam@gmail.com


Finals Parade T-shirts

Finals Parade T-shirts will be distributed before the parade on Sunday morning.  If anyone is interested in purchasing one, a very limited number of extra's have been ordered in various sizes.  Please contact Julie Buccallo to see if the size you want is available.  They are $15.00 cash or check made payable to Hurricane Swim Team.  She can be reached at buccalo@wowway.com or by phone for text or call. 248-302-4191.

Practice Information

Thursday July 23 @ HWAC

8:00 am -- 9:00 am combined team yoga/parade practice

9:00 am - 10:00 am swim (if swimmer's schedule permits)


Friday July 24 @ HWAC POOL

Attention: A Finals Swimmers! combined practice Friday 7/24/15, stretch at 7:45 am, swim at 8:00 am.

Pancake Breakfast for A Finals Swimmers at the Rec Center immediately following practice.


Please contact Erin Carpenter at elcarp23@gmail.com to make arrangements to pick up your spirit wear.

HWAC Team Banquet

July 26, 2015 – 06:30 PM

Our team banquet is held at the Huntington Woods Rec Center (in the gym) on Sunday evening 7/26/15 at 6:30 pm after the A Finals meet.  The registration form is on the team website in the handouts tab.  Registrations are due to the black box by Monday 7/20/15 with payment of $10/per person – checks made payable to Hurricane Swim Team.  If you’ve not had a chance to complete your volunteer opportunities – the banquet would be your last chance this season!  Consider helping out!  


Red & Black Charity Meet

July 12, 2015 – 09:00 AM

Thank you to everyone who came out to support the Special Olympics by participating in this year's Red & Black Charity meet! Thank you Olivia Nave for organizing this event!

Email and Text Alerts

If you want to be informed on any late breaking news (pool closing, practice changes, etc), please sign-up for Text & Email alerts.  It’s VERY easy to do and you can register multiple email addresses and cell phone numbers – so make sure to register mom, dad, swimmer, nanny, grandma – anyone who wants to have up-to-the minute news delivered quickly.   Note – these messages are short and this will NOT be used for sending newsletters, handouts, etc – only “emergency” type notifications.

Simply click on  “Game Cancelled” where the lightning bolt is on the far left side of the screen.  Click on Get Started.  On the next screen, click on Sign Me Up!  Enter the email address where you want alerts to be sent and then make sure the “create a FREE account button” is highlighted and click Submit.  You will receive an email verification code sent to the email address you just submitted – enter that on the next screen, choose a password and complete your contact information.  (You must be 13 years old to create an alert account.  If you want your swimmer to receive alerts and they are younger than 13, you will need to “override” their birthdate.)   Once you submit that information, the next screen will ask for your cell phone number and carrier for text alerts.  Again you will be sent a verification code which you will enter on the next screen.  After your phone number has been validated, you will be asked which alerts you would like to receive.  We recommend you sign-up for “All Team Members & Coaches” and also for the age group(s) of your swimmer(s).  After you click on save, you are done and you will be the first to know all the latest news from HWAC!  

Team Email Address

Our team email address is...HWACSwimTeam@gmail.com. Please make a note of it.