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Oct 20, 2020 - Coaching swimmers with autism webinar Thursday, October 22
Just received notice of WEBINAR this THURSDAY, OCTOBER 22 at 12 noon (eastern time) focusing on COACHING SWIMMERS WITH AUTISM. Information and link to register can be found under Athletes > Disabi...
Oct 7, 2020 - U.S. Paralympics Swimming VIRTUAL CLINICS
U.S. Paralympics Swimming is offering four virtual clinics via Zoom during October and November. Information with flyers now posted under Athletes > Disability Swimming
Oct 4, 2020 - 2019-2020 PNS RECORDS
Big THANK YOU to Keith Ure, PNS Records Chair! 2019-2020 PNS Records are now posted. Fast Times > PNS Records
Sep 23, 2020 - COACH Members - USA Swimming Health Insurance Opportunity
We are excited to announce the link to the USA Swimming webpage outlining health insurance for coaches is now live and available here: https://www.usaswimming.org/ coaches/popular-resources/ health-i...
Sep 21, 2020 - Zoom Enterprise License Opportunity for Clubs
As noted in Bob's General Chair Update to the LSC in What's PNeu (9/17 News) if your club would like to take advantage of this opportunity, please send an email to office@pns.org with subject line...
Sep 18, 2020 - 2019-2020 Scholastic All America Roster Announced
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – In a competition year shortened by the COVID-19 pandemic, there were 1,087 swimmers whose efforts in the classroom and in the pool successfully earned them the title of Sc...
Sep 17, 2020 - PNS General Chair - UPDATE for the LSC
PNS Update (September 17, 2020) Update on the Activities of Pacific Northwest Swimming and USA Swimming Dear Coaches and Club Leaders, Swimmers, Officials, and Families: Hope that this finds...
Aug 25, 2020 - YMCA of Greater Seattle Unleashing Potential for All Series
Aug 24, 2020 - USA Swimming Tech Suit Restrictions for 12&U Swimmers
The tech suit restrictions, proposed by the USA Swimming Age Group Development Committee, will go into effect for 12-and-under swimmers beginning September 1, 2020. [ click here access USA Swimming w...
Aug 13, 2020 - PNS General Chair - UPDATE for the LSC
PNS Update (August 13, 2020) Update on the Activities of Pacific Northwest Swimming and USA Swimming Dear Coaches and Club Leaders, Swimmers, Officials, and Families: Hope that this finds yo...
Aug 10, 2020 - USA Swimming CLBMS 201 Virtual Course
USA Swimming is offering the Club Leadership and Business Management 201 Course virtually. The next course will be held on Saturday, September 12 th starting at: 11:30 am Eastern / 10:30 am Central ...
Aug 4, 2020 - Virtual Paralympics Clinics - Aug 9 and 16
See information and registration information under Athletes > Disability Swimming
Jul 30, 2020 - PNS General Chair - UPDATE for the LSC
PNS Anti-Racism Statement At the PNS House of Delegates meeting on June 27, the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) Committee presented a motion that PNS publicly and actively support the e...
Jul 23, 2020 - Coach Certification Requirements - EXTENSIONS
Coach Certification Requirements – EXTENSIONS With the continuation of many facilities being closed due to COVID19, coaches may find it difficult to renew some certifications. USA Swimming’s Risk Man...
Jul 9, 2020 - USA Swimming COVID-19 Relief Program Grants - Round 2
USA Swimming Foundation has pledged up to another $1.5M to support phase two of the COVID-19 Relief Program, which focuses on supporting a return to business for member clubs. The application is open ...
Jul 9, 2020 - 2019-2020 NISCA ALL AMERICAN
2019-2020 NISCA ALL AMERICAN The National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association (NISCA) announced its All-America list of the Top 100 swims during this past year’s high school season. Ethan Dang...
Jul 2, 2020 - This week on the Olympic Channel
This week on the Olympic Channel (660 on Comcast), they are showing the 2019 Para World Swimming Championships from London. It is taking place in the Olympic/Paralympic pool used in 2012. There are...
Jun 25, 2020 - PNS General Chair - UPDATE for the LSC
PNS COVID-19 Update (June 25, 2020) Update on the Activities of Pacific Northwest Swimming and USA Swimming Dear Coaches and Club Leaders, Swimmers, Officials, and Families: The process of working...
Jun 24, 2020 - DEI Committee has created LGBTQIA+ Awareness Training
PNS Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee has created ONLINE LGBTQIA+ AWARENESS TRAINING available for athletes, officials, coaches and parents. Training link can also be found under Athletes > ...
Jun 11, 2020 - PNS General Chair - UPDATE for the LSC
PNS COVID-19 Update (June 11, 2020) Update on the Activities of Pacific Northwest Swimming and USA Swimming Dear Coaches and Club Leaders, Swimmers, Officials, and Families: With Governor Inslee’s Jun...
Jun 7, 2020 - Safe Swim Washington
Safe Swim Washington Advocating for a SAFE & RESPONSIBLE Return to Pools The resources shared on this page are for informational purposes. All posted guidelines and plans are expressly those of the pr...
May 28, 2020 - PNS General Chair - UPDATE for the LSC
PNS COVID-19 Update (May 28, 2020) Update on the Activities of Pacific Northwest Swimming and USA Swimming Dear Swimmers, Coaches, Officials, and Families: Hope that you continue to be healthy as Ju...
May 21, 2020 - PNS General Chair - UPDATE for the LSC
PNS COVID-19 Update (May 21, 2020) Update on the Activities of Pacific Northwest Swimming Dear Swimmers, Coaches, Officials, and Families: Hope that this finds you healthy. Washington is gradually ...
May 15, 2020 - USA Swimming Return to Competition Roadmap and June Event Sanctions
USA Swimming Return to Competition Roadmap and June Event Santions USA SWIMMING WEBSITE - Friday, May 15, 2020
May 12, 2020 - PNS hosting meeting for all POOL MANAGERS/OPERATORS in the region
Pacific Northwest Swimming is hosting a zoom meeting for all pool managers/operators in the region to help share ideas and develop strategies around reopening pools. The meeting will be this Thursday ...
May 7, 2020 - PNS Program Operations Slow Road of "Return to the Pool"
Pacific Northwest Swimming Teams: As we embark down the slow road of “Return to the Pool”, Technical Planning would like to share with you some information about swimming competitions for the remainde...
May 4, 2020 - PNS Umbrella Policy
As noted on 4/16/20 BOD Approved Minutes Pacific Northwest Swimming has purchased an umbrella policy through Cincinnati Specialty Underwriters. This provides Commercial general liability coverage for...
May 2, 2020 - PNS Club Improvement Program Grant Application
PNS Club Improvement Program Grant Application Please complete the auto-fill document and email to finance@pns.org by the May 11, 2020 deadline . LSC Statement for those applying for USA Swimmin...
Apr 30, 2020 - PNS General Chair - UPDATE for the LSC
Apr 28, 2020 - Weekly Safe Sport Recognized Club Trainings
USA Swimming Safe Sport Recogntion Progam (SSRP) USA Swimming Safe Sport is currently running weekly Zoom Meetings for Parent, Athletes and Coaches as an opportunity for clubs to become SSRP recogniz...
Apr 23, 2020 - PNS General Chair - UPDATE for the LSC
PNS COVID-19 Update (April 23, 2020) Update on the Activities of Pacific Northwest Swimming Dear Swimmers, Coaches, Officials, and Families: Good day and welcome back to the more typical gray Seattle....
Apr 23, 2020 - PNS Coach of the Year NOMINATIONS
PNS Coach of the Year Awards Nominations for 2019 Development, Age Group and Senior Coach of the Year can be submitted per the criteria indicated to PNS Coaches Rep, Alice Godfred by the Friday...
Apr 17, 2020 - Western Zone Leaders Cancel both Age Group and Senior Zones 2020
On behalf of the Western Zone Board of Directors, I am writing to share with you the outcome of the Western Zone General Chairs Conference Call, regarding both the 2020 Western Zone Age Group Meet and...
Apr 9, 2020 - PNS General Chair - UPDATE for the LSC
PNS COVID-19 Update (April 9, 2020) Update on the Status of Meet Planning for Pacific Northwest Swimming Dear Swimmers, Coaches, Officials, and Families: As the words from the old song by singer Bob...
Apr 6, 2020 - CANCELLED 4/17/20 PNS Age Group Zone Team ATHLETE REGISTRATION PACKET
4/17/20: CANCELLED by Western Zone Leaders Application removed from website. 2021 meet will be at same location. ATHLETE REGISTRATION PACKET for 2020 PNS Age Group Zone Team that will travel to Mt....
Apr 2, 2020 - 2020-2021 MEET BID PACKET posted
MEET BID PACKET for 2020-2021 SWIM SEASON is now posted. Meet/Results > Meet OPS Completed bids are due by E-MAIL to the PNS Office by a date to be determined soon, but no earlier than May 1, 2020...
Mar 26, 2020 - Update/Resources from PNS General Chair
Western Zone Age Group Championship The planning for the annual Western Zone Age Group Championship is underway. The event is currently scheduled for Aug. 5 – 8, 2020, in Mt. Hood, Oregon. The mee...
Mar 25, 2020 - Message from PNS Safe Sport Chair
I hope this finds you all at home and healthy. During this time of home rest, we can be active in promoting the Safe Sport message and tools we have available to clubs, coaches and safe sport club cha...
Mar 24, 2020 - NWAG and Senior Sectionals REFUND PROCESS
3/24/20: Money for Age Group Regionals and Senior Sectionals that was paid through OME has been refunded. Senior Sectional refunds include the relay and individual entry fees less the surcharge ...
Mar 23, 2020 - FREE - Live Webinar
Hello Swimmer and Parents! We hope you are staying safe during these crazy times. Stay positive and good things are coming. To keep bringing you great content and some much needed motivation we have a...
Mar 12, 2020 - USA Swimming COVID-19 UPDATE
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update By USA Swimming | Thursday, March 12, 2020 Dear USA Swimming Members, Over the course of the last seven days, let alone the last 24 hours, the coronavirus (COVID-19) h...
Mar 12, 2020 - PNS COVID-19 SANCTION REQUEST POSTPONEMENT
PNS COVID-19 Update #3 March 12, 2020 Postponement on Any New Sanctions for March, 2020 Pacific Northwest Swimming continues to respond to Health Department recommendations as well as the Governor...
Mar 11, 2020 - PNS COVID-19 UPDATE
PNS COVID-19 Update (March 11, 2020) Cancellation of the Age Group Regional And Spring Showdown Swim Meets Dear Swimmers, Coaches, Officials, and Families: Washington State continues to experience the...
Mar 11, 2020 - NWAG Cancelled by Governor Ban on Gatherings
Due to the announcement by the Washington Governor, Mr. Jay Inslee banning all gatherings over 250 – the Northwest Age Group Regionals Meet is canceled.
Mar 10, 2020 - SENIOR SECTIONALS CANCELLED BY KING COUNTY
SPEEDO SENIOR SECTIONALS MEET CANCELLED BY KING COUNTY. Meet Director will send more information later, but knew some were getting on flight this afternoon.
Mar 8, 2020 - COVID-19 Senior Sectionals UPDATE
Covid-19 Update #2: Dear Senior Sectional Participants, Coaches, Officials, and Families, As you have likely heard Washington State is experiencing a Coronavirus-19 outbreak. At this time, the info...
Mar 3, 2020 - PNS RESPONSE TO THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS
PNS Response to the Novel Coronavirus -- As our communities come to terms with the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Pacific Northwest Swimming (PNS) will utilize the recommendations and...
Feb 23, 2020 - NEW SURVEY LC B meets due to updated schedule
From Program Operations 2/23/20: Due to the issue with Special Olympics requesting the wrong weekend last year, we are going to need to move our LC B series around which created a few changes with th...
Feb 20, 2020 - Boys High School OBSERVED Meets
Best of luck to all of those competing at WIAA Boys Swimming & Diving State Tournament February 21-22 . Those meet results files will be processed and times uploaded to SWIMS when received post mee...
Feb 10, 2020 - U.S. Paralympics Workshops June 6, 2020 at PLU
U.S. Paralympics Swimming is hosting 2 workshops in the Pacific Northwest in June. These workshops are being conducted by Peggy Ewald, consultant to U.S. Paralympics Swimming and Matt Sellman, Head C...
Feb 6, 2020 - USA SWIMMING Western Zone Diversity Select Camp
USA SWIMMING Western Zone Diversity Select Camp Athletes must be Between the ages of 13-16 and cannot have attended the National Diversity Select Camp or the Zone Select Camps. The Zone Diversity Comm...
Jan 23, 2020 - 2020 Long Course PRIORITY Survey
Survey link was sent out to CLUBS via Club Contact list at the PNS Office ( same e-mail addresses that receive weekly "What's PNEU" ) earlier today. Deadline for team to complete SURVEY is February 7,...
Jan 23, 2020 - PAC-12 Swimming & Diving Championships
Coming soon to Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center: 2020 PAC-12 Women's Swimming (W) and Diving (M/W) Championships - February 26-29,2020 2020 PAC-12 Men's Swimming Chamionships - March 4-7, 2020 ...
Jan 23, 2020 - LSC Application for USA Swimming Women's Leadership Workshops
Applications are now posted for LSC selection to attend USA Swimming Women's Leadership (April 17-19, 2020) and She LEADS (April 3-5, 2020) Summits. Women's Leadership Summit application - Diversity...
Jan 13, 2020 - PNS ALL STAR TEAM MEET RECAP
2020 All-Star Meet Recap Congratulations to everyone that was selected to the team! A special thank you to our staff that attended the trip, Connie Hoang, Evan Moline, Amy Meyer, Julian Morales, Tim K...
Jan 9, 2020 - CALL FOR PNS HALL of FAME NOMINATIONS
Pacific Northwest Swimming has a Hall of Fame that honors significant contributors to the sport of competitive swimming in the region (Western Washington). Honorees are considered in four different ...
Jan 6, 2020 - 2020 FEBRUARY DIVISIONALS TEAM ALIGNMENTS
2019 FEBRUARY DIVISIONALS TEAM ALIGNMENTS POSTED. Meet/Results > ALIGNMENTS . Please direct any questions to Scheduling Chair, Suzanne Rychlik.
Dec 28, 2019 - PNS ALL STAR ROSTER
Congratulations and best of luck to PNS athletes named to All Star Team competing at Pacific Coast All Star Meet January 4-5, 2020 in Hillsboro, Oregon. Athletes > Age Group Swimming
Dec 19, 2019 - Happy Holidays - Office closed Dec. 24-Jan. 6
Happy Holidays! PNS Office will be closed December 24 - January 6, 2020. Registrations will be processed as always with either the email date for electronic athlete registrations or postmark date on e...
Dec 14, 2019 - SPEEDO Winter Juniors Familiar Faces
Some familiar faces on deck NOW at Speedo Winter Junior Championships. Thanks all!
Dec 10, 2019 - Winter Challenge 2020 Alignments
2020 WINTER CHALLENGE TEAM ALIGNMENTS POSTED. Meet/Results > ALIGNMENTS . Please direct any questions to Scheduling Chair, Suzanne Rychlik .
Dec 5, 2019 - Speedo Winter Juniors - Federal Way
Speedo Winter Juniors - Come see the fastest 18&Under swimmers in the Country! Tickets are on sale for Speedo Winter Juniors - Federal Way Dec 11-14th! Buy your tickets online now! [ click here ]...
Nov 20, 2019 - Girls High School times in SWIMS
All approved OBSERVED Girls High School meets are now processed with times uploaded to SWIMS. SWIMS times export files have been uploaded to TU as well as posting of the TM SWIMS times export files o...
Oct 30, 2019 - PNS Long Course Training - Olympic Trials Year
PNS Long Course Training – Olympic Trials Year PNS Coaches: PNS Swimming has rented out KCAC on several upcoming weekends to give our National level swimmers an opportunity to train LC in preparation ...