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The Corvallis Aquatic Team is greatly appreciative of donations from our members and supporters during the COVID-19 related closures. Donations to the fund will be used to cover the salaries of staff and other ongoing expenses. To make a contribution using credit card, please click the button below. Check donations may be mailed to CAT, c/o Osborn Aquatic Center, 1940 NW Highland Drive, Corvallis, OR 97330. Thank you!!





Seniors, Rick wants you to sign up for a 1 on 1 session with him.
Sign up here.

Note - To honor MAAP, a parent must accompany the athlete on the phone call. Please provide the phone number that you would like Rick to call you at.

Upcoming CAT Events


Due to the expanding situation with COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Osborn Aquatic Center will be closed until April 28. CAT will not be holding practices from Monday, March 16 - Wednesday, April 28. Updates will be made here and via email and social media.

Monthly Calendar

Daily Dryland - April 4


The freestyle video is posted. Check it out when you have some spare time.
Coaching 101 with Rick

Login info for Zoom for Yoga with Live Well Studio. They are offering classes at 10am on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday. You need to pre-register for it at least 1 hr prior to the class start time.

PE with Joe on YouTube

Late Dry land practice for the weekend. Have a great weekend.

Warm-up
30 standing mountain climbers
15 ext. tuck
15 tall plank runs
40 sec. rocketeer - good arch to build up the back muscles
x3

Sequence #1 - on / then off for 10 sec.
3x[15 rocking V /rest 10]
3x[6 pararescue push-ups/rest 10]
3x[15 low plank hops from right to left/rest 10 sec.]
rest extra 20 sec.
x2

3x[20 burpees/20 tall plank foot taps/rest 10]
3x[5-10 power push-ups/20 ski abs/rest 10]listen to your shoulders
3x[10 shuttle runs/5-10 squat push-ups/rest 10]
rest extra 20 sec.
x2

30 sec. mantis - low plank
30 sec. flutter kick on back
5-10 oblique push-ups
1:00 vert leap or 20 squats [a ton of you did these for your goal week]
rest 15
x3

The published workouts and exercises by CAT, its coaches, or staff are intended to provide an optional means for members of the team to exercise from home and continue to improve their physical fitness. Any use of the published exercise or workouts provided by CAT, its coaches, or staff, are completely optional and their use is at the discretion of parents and guardians who are solely responsible for the monitoring, supervision, and safely of their child. Exercising inherently carries the risk of injury, damage, and other harm. CAT is not liable or responsible for any injury, damage, or other harm that may result from using, implementing or attempting any of published workout or exercise.

New Team Records


Congratulations to Maggie Clemens and Lucas Brandt for setting new team records. Maggie bettered Rachel Shaw's time of 30.10 from 2013 in the girls 11-12 50 back getting her hand on the wall in 29.86. Lucas followed that swim with a new mark in the 9-10 boys 200 back with a 2:37.95. That time bettered Nathaniel Hartman's 2012 time of 2:38.77.

Spring/Summer Trophy League with CAT


Prospective Trophy League swimmers! Trophy League registration is currently
on hold during the COVID-19 closures. This section will be updated once we know when
we will be able to resume our programs.

Join us for fun, fitness, friends, and water safety


WHO CAN JOIN? Swimmers ages 5+ who are able to swim 25 yards of freestyle & backstroke and are comfortable in deep water can join our team! Swim meets are available but not required. We also offer Fun Meets during practice time to help get the kids comfortable with the process.

TRY US OUT! Trophy League registration starts April 1 and runs until August 14. We offer each swimmer a trial week to see if we are a good fit for you and your family. Just come to Osborn Aquatic Center any weekday during the school year, go to the deep end of the pool and ask to talk to a CAT coach.

3:30pm-4:30pm for ages 10 & Under
5:30pm-6:45pm for ages 11 to 14
3:30pm-5:00pm for ages 14+


WHAT IS THE PRACTICE COMMITMENT? Practices are offered everyday, but there is no minimum that you must attend. We limit our 10 & unders to 3 practices each week, and encourage our 11 & overs to do at least three. It is easy to work out a schedule that is compatible with other sports and activities.

WHAT IS THE COST? Trophy League is $425 if joining in April, $350 in May, $275 in June, and $200 in July. The lump sum cost includes monthly dues, pool rental fee for practices, USA Swimming fees, meet fees for the four Trophy League meets, a t-shirt, swim cap, end of season Trophy League party, and awards. High school aged swimmers who are not interested in Trophy League meets may join the team on a monthly basis, and should contact the Business Manager for cost information before registering.

HOW DO WE REGISTER? Online registration which was intended to open on March 20 has been delayed; please check back in the future for announcements about registration. Click on "Start Registration" and follow the simple steps. You may pay with credit card or check; if you choose the check option, please leave a check in the CAT dues box at Osborn, which is in the CAT Corner just to the left after you enter the lobby. As part of the registration process, you will choose a password which will allow you to access your CAT account on the website. This account can be used to review your invoices with the team as well as to sign up for meets. Any questions about registration or cost should be directed to our Business Manager, Rhonda Soule', at rhondasoule@gmail.com.