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Cool Pool News – 2024 – No. 11

Barracudas Win the Relay Carnival
Congratulations to the Broyhill Crest Barracudas who won the Division 17 Relay Carnival held on Wednesday, June 26th at Ilda Community Pool. This is a huge accomplishment by the entire team and coaches Eric and Micaela. If anyone knows the last time the Barracudas won the Relay Carnival, please forward it to VP Daniel Gushue at First correct responder will get a shout-out in next weeks’ CPN.
Pampered Chef Barracuda FUNraiser!
Shop until July 12, find summer values, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Barracuda swim team!

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Get ready to P-A-R-T-Y!!!! Join us on Saturday, July 13 from 6-11 p.m. for SUMMERFEST! Enjoy freshly cooked roast pork, sausages, vegetarian options, sides, desserts, and plenty of beverages. Swimming until 11 p.m. – and LIVE MUSIC from Zac Quintara. Don’t miss out – book your babysitter now!!! Advance ticket sales – now until July 10th – are $20 per person. After July 10 and at the door: $25. Open to all (not just pool members!) – so invite your friends, family from far and wide! The perfect way to share our neighborhood backyard with others.
To pull this off, we need your help! Plan to spend a couple of hours helping to cook the pork, setting up, cleaning up, or preparing a side dish! Sign up here.
Ricardo’s Lunch Bar is in full swing!
Hours we plan to open (subject to volunteer support):
Tuesday and Thursday – 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday – 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The lunch bar will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, snacks, and drinks – CASH ONLY. However, without volunteers to grill, cooked items may not be available. Remember, it takes a village – and you are an important part of this village! WE NEED YOUR HELP! Please volunteer a few hours of your time to make our pool the Coolest Pool around. Instructions will be available in Kathy’s Korner – no experience necessary; a willing spirit, some common sense, and a smile are all that is required!
I’m In!
Get Ready for the Bike Parade!
Kids can bring their bikes, trikes, scooters, wagons, strollers to the pool on Wednesday, July 3rd from 3 – 6 p.m. to decorate their bikes. Get those creative, patriotic juices flowing and bring your streamers, ribbons, tassels and more to decorate your own bikes and perhaps some extra to share. We may have a few decorations to get you started…
Get Ready for a Fun Day – Your Help Needed
Make plans to help out at our Fourth of July celebration! As an annual tradition, we open our gates to the entire community from Noon until 4 p.m.…there will be food, games (with prizes), and of course our annual greased watermelon contest! We need your help to make the day a success and welcome our community. Plan to spend a couple of hours flipping burgers and dogs, selling food, setting up and cleaning up, and more. Many hands make light work!!!
Count on Me!