The Cuda Nation

BBST Newsletter, Volume 9, Issue 3

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for those unable to attend time trials...

All times MUST be submitted to no later than 5P.M. on Tuesday, May 9th. If times are not submitted by that deadline, your swimmer may not swim in the first meet.

Go Cudas!

swim suits are in

If you ordered your swim suits before April 15th, they will be available at practice on Monday 5/8. Please email Wendy at if there are any questions.
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a Note from volunteer coordinator

Cuda Parents,

As we all know, life happens and things come up. If you are have signed up for a shift to volunteer and you can't make it, please email me at as soon as possible.


Liz Gilbert

Picture day-Take 2

Pictures have been rescheduled to the Wednesday 5/10. Individual pictures will begin at 5pm and the team picture will be at 5:30. Please arrive early to get your team shirts. The picture form is on the website under "links" in the top left hand side. Please come with your order form filled out and ready to go.

speaking of pictures...

Do you have pictures of your favorite cudas? Did you post them on social media. Use the #Cudas2017 and your pictures could end up in the newsletter. You can also send them to

Pasta pump up pep rally

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first meet is at home!

Bridgeland Barracudas v. Lakes on Eldridge Dolphins

When: May 13th

Where: Bridgeland Pool

16902 Bridgeland Landing

The volunteer position sign-ups will open at 9:00 P.M. TONIGHT (Sunday, May 7th) on Spots are limited, so make a decision quickly. Please be respectful when choosing a volunteer spot. Do not take the maximum per family right away as it will mean others cannot sign up.

RSVP closes Tuesday, May 10th at 5 P.M. and Volunteer sign-ups close on Wednesday, May 11th at 9 P.M. If you have any questions regarding any of this, please feel free to email

Go Cudas!

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School Year Practice schedule

Now thru May 25th

NO PRACTICE Memorial Day, May 29th

13 & up **
4:15-5:15 P.M.

6 & Under & new 7 year olds *
5:15-5:45 P.M.

7 & 8 year olds
5:45-6:30 P.M.

9 & 10 year olds
6:30-7:15 P.M.

11 & 12 year olds **
7:00-8:00 P.M.

*All new-to-the-team 7 year olds must attend the 6 & under practice until the coach says it is time to move to the 7/8 practice.

**Swimmers 11 & Up will need tennis shoes everyday for dry land exercises (first 15 minutes of each practice). They may want to wear shorts and/or a shirt over their suit for this portion.

Summer practice schedule

June 6th-June 23rd

Mondays are afternoon practices are at the same time as "School Year" schedule times due to pool cleaning and maintenance.

Tuesdays through Thursdays

9 & 10 year olds
7:00-7:45 A.M.

7 & 8 year olds
7:45-8:30 A.M.

6 & Under & new 7 year olds
8:30-9:00 A.M.

11 & up
8:45-9:45 A.M. (with 15 minute dry land)


Make sure your 11 & Up swimmer remembers their fins on Wednesday each week as this is when the coaches will be using them.

Looking ahead

  • 5/10-Team pictures
  • 5/12-Pep rally @ Lakeland Village Park
  • 5/13-Swim meet v. LOE (home)
  • 5/19-Pep rally @ Lakeland Village Park
  • 5/20-Swim meet v. Cy-Mills (away)
  • 5/26-Pep rally @ Lakeland Village Park
  • 5/27-Swim meet v. Copperfield (away)
  • 6/2-Pep rally @ Lakeland Village Park
  • 6/3-Swim meet v. Deerfield (home)
  • 6/9-Pep rally @ Lakeland Village Park
  • 6/10-Swim meet v. Jersey Village (away)
  • 6/12-Cudathon
  • 6/16-Pep rally @ Lakeland Village Park
  • 6/17-Divisionals @ Cy-Ranch HS
  • 6/19-End of season party @ Bridgeland pool
  • 6/24 & 6/25-Invitationals

thank you to our butterfly sponsors

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2017 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

Bronze 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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