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BUTTERFIELD BULLFROGS GEAR STILL AVAILABLE FOR ORDER
 By: Sara June on 9/5/17 3:06PM

Good Afternoon Bullfrogs,

We hope your school year is off to a GREAT start!

This is just a quick note letting you know we do still have Butterfield Bullfrogs Gear for sale and thought we would send you the Bullfrogs Gear Order Form to see if you wanted to show off some team spirit as it starts to get colder! The order form is attached to...   more


Documents:
End of Season BULLFROGS GEAR ORDER FORM
 
End of Season Awards and Ribbons
 By: Sara June on 8/6/17 8:36PM

If you have not picked up your awards and ribbons from this past season please pick up by Friday August 11th. The awards and ribbons will be put into storage after August 11th.

You can pick up your awards between the hours of 8:30am -4:30pm. If you need to pick up at a different time please contact sjune@butterfieldpd.com.

Thank you!

...   more
 
End of Season
 By: Sara June on 7/31/17 10:22AM

Good Morning Bullfrogs,

Hard to believe the swim season is already over! If you were not able to attend the Awards and Splash Party yesterday please feel free to stop by the Butterfield Park District office between the hours of 8:30am - 4:30pm.

If you need to stop by at a different time please contact sjune@butterfieldpd.com or erika@butterfieldpd.com and we...   more

 
A Conference Volunteers
  By: Greg Smaistrla on 7/25/17 1:29PM

Good afternoon everyone!

I have attached the list of volunteers for Saturdays meet. Let me know if you cannot make the meet. I am looking forward to seeing the Bullfrogs swimming some amazing races!!!

Good luck swimmers!!!

Greg

...   more

Documents:
Updated 2017 A Conference White Volunteer Request Form
 
Additional A Conference Information & End of Season Notes
  By: Sara June on 7/24/17 8:51PM

Good Evening Bullfrogs,

Attached is the detailed schedule for A conference this Saturday July 29th and the parking information for Itasca.

The Pasta Party will take place on Friday July July 28th at 6:30pm please provide a pasta dish, salad or fruit to share. Please email bugkids@sbcglobal.net to let Nancy Meyers know what you will be bringing. This event...   more


Documents:
2017 DSDC A Conf Meet Info
Parking Info 2017
 
A Conference Volunteers
  By: Greg Smaistrla on 7/24/17 3:30PM

We need a few more volunteers for Saturday's meet. Please look at the list and let me know asap. We need to get this over to Itasca by tomorrow.

Thanks

Greg Smaistrla

Volunteer Link: http://butterfieldbullfrogs.swim-team.us

...   more
 
A Conference - Practice Information and Warm Up
  By: Sara June on 7/24/17 1:08PM

Message from Coach Michelle:

Practice for the 13+ will alter slightly, Tuesday and Wed. beginning at 7:15-8:15am--since we are tapering and doing less yardage.

On Thursday and Friday the practices will begin 7:30am-still ending at 8:15am for 13-14 and 15-18.

8 and under swimmers  please arrive at 8:30am for the rest of the week, you will practice...   more

 
Pasta Party is inside
  By: Sara June on 7/21/17 6:04PM

Good Evening,

Due to the threat of a possible thunderstorm the Pasta Party is inside the park district building in activity room 3.

Thank you!

...   more
 
Pasta Party Reminder
  By: Sara June on 7/21/17 12:12PM

Greetings Bullfrogs,

Just a reminder about the pasta party this evening at the pavilion (if it is raining you will be in room 3 inside the park district building) starting at 6:30pm.

We are in need of a few more Pasta Dishes to share.

If you ordered a conference shirt they will be available for pick up at the party. 

Please let us know if you have...   more

 
Swim Team Practice Canceled today
  By: Sara June on 7/20/17 6:21AM

Good Morning,

Practice is canceled today Thursday July 20th due to weather forecast.

Thank you!

...   more
 
A Conference Program Ad Sale Information
  By: Sara June on 7/19/17 5:34PM

A Conference Program Ad Sale Information is attached. Please contact Larry Orrico if you have any questions. He is part of the the Itasca Dolphins team: larry.or9@gmail.com or 847-927-6903.

The deadline is July 23rd to submit and he does apologize for the short notice on this. The attached document has all the information you need to submit 

...   more
 
Final B Conference Listing
  By: Greg Smaistrla on 7/19/17 8:17AM

 Thank you for volunteering!

Here is the final (somewhat final) list of spots we have for Saturdays meet. Let John or myself know if you can't make it. We have a few open spots to fill if you can help just a little more.

Thanks again!

Greg

Volunteer Link: http://butterfieldbullfrogs.swim-team.us

...   more

Documents:
Copy of B CONFERENCE DECK Final Volunteers
 
B ConferenceVolunteers Needed
  By: Greg Smaistrla on 7/19/17 8:15AM

 We need the following helpers for B Conference:

1 - Timer Events 51-70

1 - Backup timer

2 - Runners

3 - Bullpen

Please email me or John to let us know what spot you want to fill in. I need to get these last few spots filled.

John Miskovic - jmiskovic@att.net

Greg Smaistrla - ghdsmais@sbcglobal.net


Volunteer Link: http://butterfieldbullfrogs.swim-team.us

...   more

Documents:
Copy of B CONFERENCE DECK Final Volunteers
 
B Conference Information - Update
  By: Sara June on 7/18/17 11:55AM

Good Morning,

Information for B Conference Meet is attached. Please review the schedule and map for the facility. B Conference swimmers please arrive by 7:15am.

The Barlett Aquatic Center is located at 620 W. Strearns Rd. Bartlett, IL 60103

Please let us know if you have any questions.

Go Bullfrogs!

...   more

Documents:
2017 B Conf Info (1)
BAC Map
 
Upcoming Bullfrogs Events
  By: Sara June on 7/16/17 9:51PM

Greetings Bullfrogs,

We have many events happening in the upcoming final 2 weeks of the season. Please see the schedule and information below:

  • Practice will continue at regular scheduled times this week.
  • A & B Conference line ups have been posted at the park district. Please take a look at the list to see if your swimmer is entered into one of the conference...   more
 
B Conference Volunteers
  By: Greg Smaistrla on 7/16/17 3:16PM

We need 5 more timers, 3 bullpen and 2 runners. If you haven't signed up, now is your chance. I need to get this turned in to Bartlett by tonight.  It is our responsibility to volunteer at the meets.

Thanks

Volunteer Link: http://butterfieldbullfrogs.swim-team.us

...   more
 
Home Swim Meet Saturday July 15th
  By: Sara June on 7/14/17 12:05PM

Greetings Bullfrogs,

We have a home swim meet THIS Saturday July 15th! It is our last home meet of the season. Please arrive at 6:30am for check-in, warm ups will take place at 6:45am.

If you are able to volunteer for our last home meet please feel free to pick up a spot.  

Please feel free to park in the back Western Acres Parking...   more

 
B Conference Volunteers
  By: Greg Smaistrla on 7/13/17 7:54AM

Just to be clear, Timers do not need to be certified. I will modify the forms next year.

Thanks


Volunteer Link: http://butterfieldbullfrogs.swim-team.us

...   more
 
B Conference Volunteers
  By: Greg Smaistrla on 7/12/17 3:09PM

We will need to have our volunteers filled out by Saturday's meet for the B Conference. I will talk to Michelle tonight to make sure all the swimmers know what division they will be swimming in. We will need everyones help for both A and B conference volunteers.

Thanks

Greg Smaistrla

Volunteer Link: http://butterfieldbullfrogs.swim-team.us

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We need some more Volunteers
  By: Greg Smaistrla on 7/11/17 10:56AM

 We need a strong finish to our season! We need some help filling the timers positions along with other spots as well. Please take the time and help your team on these last two meets. I wanted to let everyone know that you DO NOT need to be certified to time. Only judges need to be certified.

Thanks for all your help!!

Volunteer Link: http://butterfieldbullfrogs.swim-team.us

...   more
 
SWIM TEAM TRIP INFORMATION
  By: Sara June on 7/11/17 7:52AM

Hello Bullfrogs!  Here is some further info regarding the outing to Raging Waves on Thursday!

The waterpark is open from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.  You will need to arrange your own transportation. Some families make their own arrangements to carpool or caravan together.  We will have a gathering spot where people can put towels, bags, etc., inside the park.

Food...   more

 
Swim Team Practice - Remaining practices cancelled
  By: Sara June on 7/10/17 7:22AM

Good Morning,

Due to the weather forecast for the next couple of hours we will be cancelling the remaining scheduled swim practice times this morning.

If your child is enrolled in stroke clinic we are going to try and get that in as the weather is supposed to clear up around 10am.

 

Thank you!

...   more
 
Bullfrogs Team Gift and Bullfrogs Gear
  By: Sara June on 7/9/17 8:38AM

If you did not pick up the team gift you can pick up your item from the front office or on Wednesday at the swim meet. Once all items have been distributed to team members we will sell the shirts.

Bullfrogs gear is in and items have been sorted for those who pre-ordered items. Feel free to stop by the Butterfield Park District office any day this week to pick up your...   more

 
Important Swim Team Information
  By: Sara June on 7/7/17 10:47AM

News you can use:

  • Bullfrogs have a home swim meet tomorrow (Saturday July 8th) - swimmers please arrive by 6:30am for check in. Warm ups will begin at 6:45am.
  • Please feel free to park in the back Western Acres parking lot and walk through the back grass area to the pool DO NOT park in the Western Acres Main Parking Lot - this helps free up our main parking...   more
 
SWIM MEET THIS SATURDAY JULY 8th - VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED!!
  By: Sara June on 7/6/17 11:22AM

Greetings Bullfrogs,

We have a home swim meet THIS Saturday July 8th! Several volunteer positions are still available. Please pick up a volunteer spot for Saturday! You must fulfill your volunteer requirements for the season. We need your support and without it we cannot run an efficient meet!  

We are also in need of some concession...   more

 
Bullfrogs Schedule July 1 - 5
  By: Sara June on 6/30/17 9:13AM

Good Morning Bullfrogs,

Due to the holiday we would like to modify practice on Monday July 3rd. We will have practice from  8:00 - 9:15am for the 11 and over age group and 9:15 - 10:15 am for 9-10, 8 and under and juniors.

We will NOT have practice on July 4th!

No swim meets on Saturday July 1 or Wednesday July 5. We will have a swim meet on Saturday...   more

 
Bullfrogs Away Swim Meet Tonight
  By: Sara June on 6/28/17 4:01PM

Swim Meet this evening Wednesday June 28th at Barlett please arrive by 5:30pm. Warm ups are from 5:45-6:15pm. Please dress for the weather.

Address for Barlett is 620 W Stearns Rd, Bartlett, IL 60103.

Go Bullfrogs!

...   more
 
Bullfrogs News
  By: Sara June on 6/23/17 3:37PM

Greetings Bullfrogs,

NEWS YOU CAN USE:

  • Home Swim meet tomorrow Saturday June 24 - Swimmers need to arrive by 6:30am warm-ups are from 6:45-7:15am
  • ​Volunteers are needed for tomorrow's swim meet - feel free to sign up!
  • Bullfrog parents/families we have additional parking available to us and would ask that you please park in the back Western Acres...   more

Documents:
Raging Waves flyer 2017
PARKING MAP SWIM MEET
 
We need some more Volunteers
  By: Greg Smaistrla on 6/23/17 8:08AM

 Good morning everyone


We are in need of a few more people for this Saturday's meet. Please check the website and sign up!!

Thanks for your help!!

Greg Smaistrla
Volunteer Link: http://butterfieldbullfrogs.swim-team.us

...   more
 
Home Swim Meet Tonight
  By: Sara June on 6/21/17 12:44PM

Greetings Bullfrogs!

We have a swim meet this evening Wednesday July 12th! Please arrive at 5pm to check in. Warm ups will begin at 5:15pm.

Parking is available in the back Western Acres lot. Please feel free to park in the back and walk through the grass to the pool area to allow more parking for our visitors. 

Parents if you are able to volunteer please...   more

 
We need some more Volunteers
  By: Greg Smaistrla on 6/19/17 1:42PM

Please help out for Wednesday's meet. It is our first home meet of the year and we need more helpers than away meets. 

Thanks for helping

Volunteer Link: http://butterfieldbullfrogs.swim-team.us

...   more
 
Judges Class
  By: Greg Smaistrla on 6/19/17 1:34PM

We will be holding one more judging class on June 29th at 7pm. I have been asking anyone and everyone to take this class so we have more people certified to Judge. Judging is not only swim techniques but also for the turn and finish. Please let me know if you are interested on Wednesday or Saturday. This way we will have an idea how many are coming.

Thanks for all your...   more

 
Wednesday's meet Volunteering
  By: Greg Smaistrla on 6/17/17 12:46PM

Good afternoon everyone,

I was just checking on our first meet volunteers and it looks like we need some more help. If you could, please sign up and give a hand.

Thanks

Greg Smaistrla

Co-Meet Director  

Volunteer Link: http://butterfieldbullfrogs.swim-team.us

...   more
 
reminder to tomorrow's meet for volunteering
  By: Greg Smaistrla on 6/16/17 8:27PM

 Thanks for helping!!

Volunteer Link: http://butterfieldbullfrogs.swim-team.us

...   more
 
NEW COMMUNICATION TOOL FROM COACH MICHELLE
  By: Sara June on 6/16/17 10:23AM

Hello All,

Coach Michelle would like to implement a tool to help with quick communication from her phone.

Attached are the directions for a mobile app that will allow for immediate communication. We encourage you to sign up for this app.

Please contact bullfrogs@butterfieldpd.com for any questions!

Thank you!

...   more

Documents:
SKM_C454e17061608310
 
AWAY SWIM MEET TOMORROW JUNE 17
  By: Sara June on 6/16/17 9:29AM

Just a reminder regarding the Swim Meet tomorrow Saturday June 17 at Itasca Park District. Check-in is at 7am warm ups are at 7:15am.

Any questions, comments or conflicts please email bullfrogs@butterfieldpd.com/erika@butterfieldpd.com/sjune@butterfieldpd.com

Go Bullfrogs!

...   more
 
AWAY SWIM MEET TOMORROW JUNE 10
  By: Sara June on 6/9/17 12:08PM

Bullfrogs have an AWAY swim meet tomorrow Saturday June 10 at Roselle Park District.

Warm ups are at 7:15am. Please arrive to check in with coaches by 7:00am. Directions list is enclosed.

Thank you!

GO BULLFROGS!!!!!

...   more

Documents:
DSDC_PoolLocations2017
 
Conference Shirt Order Forms
  By: Sara June on 6/8/17 8:45AM

Good Morning All,

Attached is the conference shirt order form. Please submit your order form and payment to the Park District front desk. Our office is open 8:30-4:30pm. You can place your order form and payment in the drop box outside our front doors or drop box outside our front desk before or after our office hours. The deadline for this order is June 19th.

If...   more


Documents:
dsdc tshirt order form Butterfield
 
Practice Schedule - Update
  By: Sara June on 6/5/17 2:55PM

REGULAR SEASON PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Morning practice will be taking this week Monday - Friday and for the rest of the season. 

Schedule times

7:00 - 8:15 am - 13+ years

8:15 - 9:30am - 9-12 years

​9:30 - 10:15am - 8 and under

Juniors will practice Monday, Tuesday & Thursday from 9:30-10:15am.

OPTIONAL...   more

 
Swim Meets this week and Locations
  By: Sara June on 6/5/17 10:06AM

Our first swim meet starts this week on Wednesday June 7th at Carol Stream Park District and Saturday June 10th at Roselle Park District. Meet locations are attached.

Please arrive by 5:30pm to check in with coaches. Warm ups will begin at 5:45pm.

If you have any questions please let us know! Go Bullfrogs!

bullfrogs@butterfieldpd.com

erika@butterfieldpd.com

sjune@butterfieldpd.com

...   more

Documents:
DSDC_PoolLocations2017
 
Bullfrogs Gear - Order deadline extended to Thursday June 8
  By: Sara June on 6/4/17 2:08PM

Get your BULLFROGS GEAR! New this season our own BULLFROGS GEAR! Show your team spirit with a towel, shirt or swim cap.

Order form is enclosed. Please submit your order form and payment to the Butterfield Park District front desk. We will be place orders this week!

Questions? email Sara at sjune@butterfieldpd.com or Erika  at erika@butterfieldpd.com 

...   more

Documents:
Bullfrogs Gear Order Form
 
Black and Gold Meet Time change
  By: Emmie Pawlak on 6/2/17 10:06AM

Since all of our Saturday meets start so early, We are going to start the Black and Gold meet at 8 am and not 7 am. Please be prepared to kick off this season with learning meet.  There will be bagels, fruit and juice served after the meet. Everyone can get to know one another ask any questions they are unsure of or just get a understanding on what swimming...   more

 
Big Brother Big Sister
  By: Greg Smaistrla on 6/2/17 6:12AM

Friendly reminder

Sign up today for the Big Brother Big Sister. It closes at 9 am.

...   more
 
Black and gold meet
  By: Greg Smaistrla on 6/1/17 9:04PM

Good Evening everyone,

 

Since all of our Saturday meets start so early, We are going to start the Black and Gold meet at 8 am and not 7 am. Please be prepared to kick off this season with learning meet.  There will be bagels, fruit and juice served after the meet. Everyone can get to know one another ask any questions they are unsure of...   more

 
Swim Judge Training Reminder - June 5th
  By: Sara June on 6/1/17 4:38PM

Reminder to all Bullfrogs swim team parents - on Monday June 5 at 7pm, Butterfield will be hosting training for those interested in becoming a swim judge or starter/referee for this swim team season.

We need volunteers to fill these important positions at our swim meets. Prior experience on swim team is not necessary to be a swim judge. Training takes about one hour...   more

 
Black and Gold Meet & Conference Shirt
  By: Sara June on 5/31/17 11:16AM

Greetings Bullfrogs!

Just a quick note to RSVP for the Black and Gold Swim Meet scheduled to take place this weekend and to RSVP for the swim meets throughout the season.

The Black and Gold meet is designed to get swimmers warmed up for the season with an introduction to swim meets and how they operate. We will provide breakfast items for all swimmers...   more

 
Big Brother/Big Sister RSVP
  By: Emmie Pawlak on 5/28/17 6:52PM

 Please indicate your child's willingness to be a part of the Big Brother/Big Sister program.  We'd like to be able to match kids for the Black and Gold meet!

RSVP Link: http://butterfieldbullfrogs.swim-team.us

...   more
 
Bullfrogs Picture Day Information - This Tuesday!
  By: Sara June on 5/19/17 2:43PM

Bullfrogs Picture Day is Tuesday June 13th at 7am

​*All Bullfrogs, Jr. Bullfrogs & Dive Team please be on the pool deck promptly at 7:00am for pictures.

*Please remember to bring your order form and payment on the day of pictures (order form is attached). Paper order form will be handed out at practice on Monday morning.

*We will not have...   more


Documents:
Picture Day Electronic Order Form
 
Bullfrogs Gear - Place your Order TODAY!
  By: Sara June on 5/19/17 2:39PM

Bullfrogs Gear Order Form is attached. Orders are due by May 31

...   more

Documents:
Bullfrogs Gear Order Form
 
Important Team Information - Part 1
  By: Sara June on 5/19/17 1:54PM

Good Afternoon,

Just a quick note that the season is coming quickly! Afternoon pre-season practice will begin Tuesday May 30th - June 2nd

​4:15-5:15pm - 11 & up

5:15-6:15pm- 10 & under

The pre season week include the following practice days-

Regular Swim Team will practice will be Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

Junior...   more


Documents:
2017 swim and judge class
2017_swim_team_schedule
2017_bullfrogs_parent_guide
2017_junior_bullfrogs_parent_handbook
 
Bullfrogs Website Open for Registration and RSVP/Volunteer
  By: Sara June on 5/3/17 12:54PM

Good Afternoon,

All returning swimmers who have registered with Butterfield Park District have been marked as active as well as the parent/guardian attached to the swimmer. If you have trouble signing on please let me know.

You are now able to accurately RSVP to swim meets and sign up for volunteer positions. I will be gradually adding more information to this...   more

 
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