Meridian has been using the information provided by the Williamson County and Cities Health District (WCCHD) to guide our decisions for Athletics. As of 11/19/20, WCCHD reported that the County is in the Red / Uncontrolled Community Spread phase, which is characterized by very high community transmission. Due to the fact that athletics are an extracurricular activity, Meridian has suspended indoor sports, with the potential for cancellation, until further notice. We are still hopeful that our outdoor Spring Sports will operate as planned, which means that our Fall and Winter Sports seasons will need to conclude by the scheduled end date. We will update the participants of our Fall Sports with the expected implications to the remainder of their season by Friday, November 27th.
It is the intent for Fall Swimming to begin September 23rd if in Phase II/Yellow by September 14th. The interscholastic competitions that we normally participate in are UIL meets. Because of Covid-19, UIL is limiting the number of participating schools in each meet and Meridian is unable to participate. Therefore, this year’s swim seasons will be conditioning and intramural only.
Fees: The limited practice times are designed to keep cost low so that the value of intramural swimming is commensurate with the fee to our families.
Competitions: Intramural only.
Important Dates for Fall Swimming:
9/9 - Registration opens. Communicated in Lions Share
9/16 - Registration ends. Communicated in Lions Share.
9/16 - Physical forms due
9/18 - Invoices sent via MySchoolBucks
9/21 - Invoices due
9/21 - Online Waiver for Nitro due. (To be sent my Meridian Athletics via email after registration ends.)
9/21 - Parent/Athlete Mandatory Meeting via Zoom from 5:30-6:30 pm
9/23 - First practices if in Phase II/Yellow by 9/14
10/28 - MS Intramural meet (during practice time)
11/11 - HS Intramural meet (during practice time)
11/11 - MS Swim Practice Cancelled (see email from Coach Lindsey Grogan)
11/16 - HS Swim Practice Cancelled (see communication from Coach Makaylee Frederick)
12/2 - MS Intramural meet (during practice time)
12/9 - HS Intramural meet (during practice time)
12/9 - Last practice (MS Fall Swimming)
12/14 - Last practice (HS Fall Swimming)
The following applies to all Meridian Athletics offerings: