Daily Diary: Swim Team Banquet FUN!

William has been asking me this one question over and over and over again since his Championship Meet on August 5th… “When is the Swim Banquet?”

It was last night. And the boys had the BEST time ever!

There’s something about summer swimming that is so different than winter swimming. Summer swimming is much more laid-back and relaxed. The kids are out to simply have fun, and that’s the BEST part about it. The season is a short 8 weeks, and the incredible coaches make so much out of those weeks! I love seeing my sons make friends on the team. I love seeing my sons learn the beauty of healthy competition, team effort and lifetime memories. I swam for the VERY same team when I was their age, and I have the fondest memories of that time. I’m still friends with the girls I grew up with there, and it’s something I cherish.

This year we signed up 3 of the boys to swim… William, Alexander and Benjamin. My husband jokes that it’s like Memory Lane for me every time I walk through our Swim Club Gates, but it is. There’s a peace in that for me. And I just thoroughly love seeing my boys have the same carefree fun that I had as a child… !

Sitting there last night during the banquet, it brought back sweet memories. But most of all, it was very cool last night seeing 3 of my little men get up and accept their awards for the summer season.
I was BEYOND proud of them. They all stuck with it and they all had a wonderful summer swimming season!

William RUNNING up to get his awards!
Oh, YEAH! 🙂
Alex showing off the goods!
Ben showing off his GOODS, plus his new cap!
William showing off his GOODS!
My handsome men!
A VERY proud Mommy!
Loved seeing the boys all cheer each other on!
McClelland Family!
My Alex... !
My William... !
Grandma and Pop-up... with Ben trying to push Henry out of the photo!
Love this photo with my parents!
Best 10 and under coaches in the world!

Thanks for a GREAT season Kendbrin!

Can’t wait till next summer!

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Audrey McClelland has been a digital influencer since 2005. She’s a mom of 5 and shares tips on her three favorite things: parenting, fashion and beauty. She’s also a Contemporary Romance Author.

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  1. 8.27.12
    Nicole said:

    What great pictures! Such a beautiful family! I had the pleasure of meeting your mom and dad yesterday at a 5k race. We had a fun time!

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