Old FCSL Logo

Fairfield County Swimming League

Home | Key Dates | Swim/Dive Schedules | Water Polo Schedules | Club Phone #'s & Directions | FAQs |
FCSL 2012 Logo

FCSL Key Dates for 2023 TENTATIVE!

This schedule is subject to change. Please check back regularly for the latest info.
Thursday, 6/8Annual League KICKOFF Meeting at Country Club of Darien
Advance Kickoff REGISTRATION Required
Invite Info will be posted with Registration info.
Checkin 5:45 pm,
Separate Swim Coaches and Swm Chair meetings 6 pm
League meeting starts 6:45 pm
Two attendees included in Club Dues, additional attendees approx $50 each.
Appropriate Club attire Required - NO denim, T-shirts, flip-flops!
Thursday, 6/8Kickoff info continued:
All times , date are APPROXIMATE- check back later!
5:45pm Check-in 6:00pm Mandatory Swim Chair Meeting
5:45pm Check-in 6:00pm Mandatory Swim Coaches Meeting
6:15pm General Check-in 6:45pm Kickoff League Meeting & Dinner

Attendance by at least one Swim Coach and Swim Chair per club is MANDATORY.
Send completed Swim Chair Proxy OR Swim Coach Proxy if truly cannot attend.
Monday, 6/19DIVING Coaches and Referee/Judges Training Meeting
Location, Date & Time TBD (possibly at New Canaan Field Club )
ALL Club DIVE COACHES & ALL DIVE REFEREES must attend. Possible $100 fine for Coach/Referee no-shows.
MANDATORY: ALL Club DIVE CHAIRS should attend (if not at Kick-off Dinner), all welcome.

Dual meet Dive Referees will be appointed by the League in advance of dual meets.
Email any questions or specific requests to Joe Somma at whirlwinddiving@gmail.com prior to this meeting.
NOTE: Place, Date and Time TBD/tentative.
Anyone planning on becoming a Swim Referee MUST contact Officials Chair, Rick Lewis
Referee Rules TEST to be completed PRIOR to meeting!
Meeting will include Swimmingly as it pertains to Referees/Officials.
Review USAS & FCSL rules & meet conduct.

QUESTIONS: Contact FCSL Officials Chair, Rick Lewis, lewisshark@aol.com
NOTE: Neutral Swim Referees for FCSL dual meets will be assigned by Rick Lewis, FCSL Officials Chair.
Wednesday, 6/21WATER POLO Coaches Meeting/Referees Training
7:30 PM at Burning Tree Country Club
MANDATORY for Water Polo Coaches & WP Referees, and WP Chairs (unless at Kickoff meeting)
Remember updated USAWP competitive rule changes were applied to games(2020/1), with some specific FCSL changes 21/22.
WP Referees will be appointed by WP Coaches Rep Paul Ramaley.
All questions to FCSL WP VP Jim Lewis and/or FCSL WP Coaches Rep. Paul Ramaley
Saturday, 6/24All Club Team Rosters DUE before first dual meet/game
Via Swimmingly app input
Submit Team Manager/TeamUnify compatible Roster file before athlete participation.
Include ALL eligible swim/dive/water polo athletes before first participation in any dual meet or in any WP game.
Minimum Roster info Required : name, gender, date of birth
Friday, 7/21DIVING CHAMPIONSHIP ENTRY DUE by date & time: TBD PM
All Championship SHEETS should be emailed before this time to whirlwinddiving@aol.com
with club name, diver name, and dive numbers. Absolutely NO late entries!!!
Monday, 7/24WARMUP TIMES for all Diving Counties TBD (possibly 7:30 AM.)
A timeline will be set for the Championships at Later Date & Time TBD.
Will be sent to all dive coaches and will be posted on website.
Wednesday, 7/2614/U & 17/U 1M & 3M DIVING Championships, at Shorehaven Golf Club
Times AM TBA
Wednesday, 7/26ALL SWIM Divisions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 ENTRIES DEADLINE.
All Swim Championships Entries due by 7/26, 6 PM

thru' Swimmingly input OR by compatible file emailed to entries@fcsl.info.
NOTE: Any non-conforming entry times (Yds) MUST be converted to SCM before submitting entry.

Entry 'How-To' Instructions are posted in Downloads Rules:,
look for following under APPENDICES heading:
XX - Divisionals- Email Entry:Hy-Tek Upd2021 OR
XXs - ..........: Swimmingly Entry 2021

Hy-Tek Meet Event files available to use in Team Mgr (after updating to 2023): look under SWIMMING heading for
All Divisional Team Mgr Event zip files 2019
*NB: Change course to S to convert YDS times to SCM times

NOTE: All dual meet results should be input on FCSL web site within 24 hours of meet using Club Login
Thursday, 7/2710/Under 1 Meter DIVING Championships, at New Canaan Field Club
Thursday, 7/27Championship Diving Meeting
After 10/U Counties at NCFC:
Final coaches meeting following diving events
Meeting Discussion: 2023 season, 2023 award nominations, 2024 season, any rule change requests?
If you have any ideas/changes for next year, this is the best time to discuss.
A coach is REQUIRED to attend meeting from each club.
FCSL Rules state meeting NO Shows will be fined!
Questions: contact Diving VP Lisa Frangione or Diving Coaches Rep, Joe Somma
Friday, 7/2812/Under 1M & 3M DIVING Championships, at The Lake Club
Times AM TBA
Saturday, 7/29 Possible DIVING RAINDATE for DIVING Championships
Monday, 7/31Division 1 Swim Championships, at Innis Arden Golf Club
Monday 7/31 - AM Times TBA
Monday, 7/31Division 3 & 6 Swim Championships,at Burning Tree Country Club
Monday 7/31 - AM Times TBA
Divisions 3 & 6 scored separately but swum combined
Monday, 7/31Water Polo Championship Tournament Location, Dates, Times ALL TBD
Clubs need to come forward to host these tournaments.
Cannot happen if no hosts.
Dates generally after all dual games completed and qualifiers determined.
Dates often during week of Divisional Champs, including Mon/Tues afternoons.
Games usually start at 3:30 pm but all TBD
Tuesday, 8/1Division 2 Swim Championships, at Roton Point Club
Tuesday 8/1 - AM Times TBA
Tuesday, 8/1Division 4 & 5 Swim Championships, at Greenwich Country Club
Tuesday 8/1 - AM Times TBA
Divisions 4 & 5 scored separately but swum combined
Tuesday, 8/1Last date for Championship (Counties) Program ADS ! Subject to change.
Counties Program may be printed or virtual - TBD
Ads cannot wait until after the Counties Seed Meeting (printer deadline)
Word, Power Point or PDF files must be received by TBD (2 PM, Aug 2 ?)
Please send file to ads@fcsl.info, check made out to FCSL to TBD
Each Club has prepaid for one b/w ad in club dues (size differs by division)
Questions to ads@fcsl.info
Wednesday, 8/2FCSL Meetings - , Location, Date (Wed AM*), Times TBD
Very TENTATIVE times from last yr:
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM: 2023 2024 Dual Meet Scheduling Meeting - Swim Coaches*
11:15 AM - 12:00 noon: 2023 2024 Water Polo Scheduling Meeting - WP Coaches*
Head Coaches must attend, & should check with their clubs for any possible 2024 conflicts. (*Chairs welcome to also attend but every club must participate!)

12:00 noon - 1:00 PM: 2023 County Swim Champs - Scratch & Seed Meeting (Counties)
* DATE TENTATIVE, may be held instead with Annual Meeting! Or even virtually.

Coaches please check with your swimmers re your swimmers 2023 Counties availability BEFORE this meeting!
Thursday, 8/3Annual League Meeting, at TBD,
NB: DATE, TIMES, still TBD (Possibly Thurs 8/3 or Fri 8/4 ?, usually dinner meeting but possibly lunch meeting)
check-in 6:30 PM Buffet Dinner 7 PM - 8 PM, Speeches & Awards
Two attendees included, paid in Club Dues. Additional attendees are $50 each.
Attendance by at least one Swim Coach and Swim Chair per club is required.
DRESS CODE: collared shirt (tucked in), slacks, closed toed shoes for men.
NO denim jeans. No hats.
NO voice cell phone usage!
Invite & Proxy info will be circulated by email, forms linked here in future.
Only the "Swim Chair" and the "Swim Coach" need to complete a Proxy form for non-attendance.
Advance REGISTRATION required - check Invite for reg'n info and for proxy forms.
Thursday, 8/3SENIORS Water Polo Championship Tournament (at Rocky Point Club?), Old Greenwich, Date, times & location TBD
Schedule will be posted when known.
Saturday, 8/5FCSL Swim Championships 'COUNTIES' 2023 at Wilton YMCA
Times TBD!
Live Video (with commentary) may be available so other spectators can watch at home.
Spectators per family may be limited!
Parking likely at Wilton HS across street.
The Volunteer Assignments by club for Counties are very important so the meet can run smoothly.
Counties Volunteer Assignment Letter will be posted.