2019 SYNCHRO SEASON ATTENDANCE POLICY Captains practice is not mandatory, but we highly encourage all swimmers to attend. The first day of mandatory practice is March 5th.Swimmers may not miss any portion of the first week of practiceBasic skills will be taught and tryouts will be held during this time Total of 5 absences can used during the season (this includes all illnesses, family events, school meetings etc.) If part of a practice is missed (leaving early included*) this will count as one of the 5 absences If swimmer is present at pool but not swimming due to injury this will not count as an absence Spring break is not included in these 5 absences, but swimmers are expected to attend if not traveling Coaches must be notified of any absences it least 24 hours prior by parents or guardians via email Consequences for >5 absences: Forfeiting spot on team and small routines, swimmer will not be able to letter. More to come. Special circumstances will be granted for weekly after practice activities (i.e.: church) that requires swimmers to leave 5-10 minutes early. Nonetheless this needs to be discussed and established with coaches during the first week of practice.