The Cuda Nation

BBST Newsletter, Volume 11, Issue 10--June 16, 2019

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all swimmers must rsvp by 9pm on tuesday, june 18th. If you are not rsvp'd at this time, your swimmer will not swim in the meet. There will be no exceptions.

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Although you can pick events for your swimmers, it is the coaches discretion to make changes to events. They have the final say in what events your child might be swimming.

If your swimmer is trying to get a qualifying time for a particular stroke, be sure to write that in the notes when RSVPing.

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If you are unsure if your swimmer will be available for relays, please make sure you select the appropriate response from drop down menu about relay options. Please also write in the notes that you are not available for morning/afternoon or both.
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record breakers-updated!


8U girls medley relay-BBST v. Wortham 1:19.07

8U girls 25 breast-BBST v. Wortham 20.91

8U girls 25 fly-BBST v. Coles 17.00

7/8 girls 25 free-BBST v. Fairfield 15.69

7/8 girls 25 back-BBST v. Wortham 18.75

7/8 girls free relay-BBST v. Wortham 1:14.81

9/10 girls medley relay-BBST v. Woodlands 1:09.62

13/14 girls free relay-BBST v. Coles 1:57.21

13/14 girls free relay-BBST v. Stonegate 1:56.03

15-18 womens 50 free-BBST v. Coles 27.25

15-18 mens 200 medley relay-BBST v. Fairfield 1:46.29

15-18 mens 50 back-BBST v. Fairfield 59.90

15-18 mens 50 back-BBST v. Fairfield 58.68

15-18 mens 200 free relay-BBST v. Fairfield 1:35.57


8U girls 25 breast-BBST v. Coles 21.42

8U girls 25 fly-BBST v. Coles 17.00

7/8 girls 25 free-BBST v. Coles 16.14

7/8 girls 25 back-BBST v. Coles 18.78

9/10 boys 50 free-BBST v. Coles 32.26

15-18 mens 200 medley relay-BBST v. Coles 1:18.94

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Please use the website and not the app to RSVP your swimmer for each meet.

If you know you will be scratched from the meet prior, please do not wait til the day off. Email as soon as you are aware that you won't be there.

Any scratches done after checkin need to be reported to Amber immediately.

Swimtopia app

Please download the swimtopia app. Your swimmers events, heats and lanes will be listed in the app.

A heatsheet will be sent out prior the meet date. Changes will be made for scratches on the day of the meet.

Away meets might not use the same system, so we will play it by ear until learn these teams.

last pep rally this friday

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championship meet

When: Saturday, June 22nd

Where: Cy-Ranch Pool

10700 Fry Rd

Cypress, TX 77433


  • We will be set up in the back half of the cafeteria at Cy-Ranch, space will be very limited
  • No air mattress or cots will be allowed
  • There will be no age group tents. There will be volunteers gathering 10u age groups to take them to the ready bench
  • There will only be an "A" relay for each age group

The volunteer position sign-ups are open on Spots are limited, so make a decision quickly. Any family with a swimmer attending the championship meet must volunteer.

RSVP for the meet closes Tuesday, June 18th at 9pm and the volunteer sign up closes on Wednesday, June 19th @ 8pm. You must RSVP "no" even if you are not attending the meet.

Swimmers, please arrive at 6:30am to check in. Check in by 6:45am. There will be tables set up in our area for swimmer checkin. You will need to make sure that your swimmers has had their name checked off the list. We will be set up in the back half of the cafeteria, closest to the outside patio.

Coach Amber will begin scratches at 7:15am. If you have not gotten checked in at that time, your child will be scratched from their events.

Warmups are at 7-7:30am.

The meet will start at 8:30am.

If you have any questions, please contact me at

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no need to pack lunch-visit one of our delicious food truck at the championship meet

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awards ceremony

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Attention 8 and under swimmers

All 6u & 7/8 swimmers need to have their names written on their bodies. It makes it easier for the tent parents and ready bench as we learn all our swimmers.

Registration now open

Registration for Red, White & Blue and Ponderosa invitational meets are now open. Information and qualifying times are on the website.

RWB - Red, White and Blue

Campbell Middle School Natatorium
11415 Bobcat Rd, Houston, TX 77064

Meet is Friday, June 28th-Sunday, Jine 30th
Entries and Money Due to BBST by 10 AM Sunday, June 23rd

PI - Ponderosa Invitational

CFISD Natatorium
12550 Windfern Rd
Houston, TX 77064

Meet is Saturday, June 29th and Sunday, June 30th.
Prelims start at 9am with Finals beginning at 5:30 pm.

Entries Due to BBST by 8 PM Saturday, June 22nd

Money Due to BBST by 10 AM Sunday, June 23rd

More information is available on our website and an email went out from our invitational chair, Laura Eshelman.

Invitational meet practice

Here are the times for practice the week of 6/24-6/28. These practice times are only for those swimmers that are attending Red, White and Blue or Ponderosa Invitational meets.
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Bridgeland Bears swim camp

Attention, Barracudas with rising 7th, 8th, and 9th grade swimmers…

Bridgeland High School will offer a summer swim camp the weeks of 6/17 and 6/24, and we would like your swimmer to attend! The camp will go from 10am to 12pm noon, Mon-Thur daily both weeks, and all athletes zoned to BHS are eligible to attend. The cost for the camp is $70, and a current athletic physical is required to be on file at the BHS Trainer’s Office.

More information can be found at this link: .

If interested, please sign up soon, as spots are limited to 40 for the summer camp. If you have questions, feel free to contact Coach Perkins, at

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summer practice schedule

Summer practice will be 5/31-6/20

main pool

16902 Bridgeland Landing
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lap pool

17330 Creekside Crossing Dr
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Mark your Calendar

  • 6/21 Pep rally-no practice
  • 6/22 Championship meet
  • 6/24 Awards Ceremony
  • 6/29 & 6/30 RWB & Ponderosa Invitationals (qualifying times needed)

2019 Bridgeland Barracuda sponsors

Thank you to all of our amazing sponsors!

Cuda Families, we encourage you to show your support of these businesses as a thank you for their contributions to our swim team.

Go Cudas!

Title sponsor

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Charles E. Dyer IV

Gold sponsors

silver sponsors

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The Goddard School

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Bronze sponsors

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· Fleet Summer Camps: Morning, afternoon or full day camps, 4 sessions available starting June 3 – June 28th.

· Fleet Pre-Team Clinics: Weekly training sessions starting June 24 – August 15th.

· Fleet New Member Trial Program gives you an opportunity to join the team on a trial basis without the standard yearly commitment, starting August 19th through September 13th.

· Fleet First Swim School: Offering Group, Semi-private & Private lessons, as well as Mini-Sessions, 4 straight days of swim lessons.

thank you to our 2019 butterfly sponsors

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Contact us

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns regarding the Bridgeland Barracuda Swim team, please feel free to contact the Board of Directors, For individual board members, see the BBST website.

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