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Mar 20, 2018 - OCA WELCOMES NATE O'BRIEN TO THE STAFF
We are pleased to announce the addition of Nate O?Brien to our staff. Nate comes from a very accomplished swimming background. He was on the Canadian Olympic Team in 2004 placing 14th in the 200 back ...
Feb 7, 2018 - KELLEN GIBSON CHOOSES CARNEGIE MELLON
OCA senior Kellen Gibson is headed to Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA next fall. Kellen accepted the school?s offer of admission to its Computer Science program through the early decisio...
Jan 2, 2018 - EMMETT RALSTON SELECTED TO PNS ALL STAR TEAM
EMMETT RALSTON SELECTED FOR THE PNS ALL STAR TEAM Congratulations to Emmett Ralston for being selected to the PNS All Star team which will compete this weekend January 6-7th at Snohomish Aquatic Cent...
May 6, 2017 - SYDNEY HARTFORD CHOOSES UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO
OCA high school senior Sydney Hartford has chosen the school she will attend this fall. Sydney who is graduating from Liberty High School this spring, will attend the University of Idaho in Moscow, I...
Nov 18, 2016 - KELLEN GIBSON SELECTED FOR USA SWIMMING SAFE SPORT FELLOW
OCA Senior swimmer Kellen Gibson has been selected for the 2017 USA Swimming Fellowship Program. Kellen was select from a nationwide search for a small group of athlete's to play leadership roles in ...
Nov 15, 2016 - OCA'S ADAM TUCKER RECEIVES NATION WIDE ACADEMIC HONORS
CONGRATULATIONS ADAM TUCKER!! October 2016: Adam is in the news again by scoring perfect scores on 2 advanced placement scores. See a great profile on Adam on KING5 TV September 2016: Senior sw...
Aug 15, 2016 - OCA SWIMMERS STEP UP AT ZONE CHAMPS WITH ALL-STAR TEAMS
OCA swimmers made big contribution to the success of PNS Zone All-Star teams in early August at the Western Zone Championship meets! Jack Siekhaus competed with the 14&U Zone team in Kearns, Utah. ...
Jun 1, 2016 - HELENA SHIELD CHOOSES CAL TECH
OCA high school senior Helena Shield has chosen the school she will attend this fall. Helena who is graduating from Mercer Island High School has chosen to attend California Institute of Technology i...
May 20, 2016 - OCA RECEIVES AWARD FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE
Olympic Cascade Aquatics was honored for its community service in the management of Mary Wayte swimming pool by the Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA). OCA has worked tirelessly w...
May 12, 2016 - PNS ATHLETE NEWSLETTER
OCA senior swimmer Eva Smerekanych is an athlete representative to the Pacific Northwes Swimming board of directors and she has taken on the project of editor of the PNS Athlete newsletter. The first...
May 2, 2016 - DARYL KWAN CHOOSES SKIDMORE COLLEGE
OCA high school senior Daryl Kwan has chosen the school he will attend this fall. Daryl who is graduating from Mercer Island High School has chosen to attend Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY....
Oct 30, 2015 - NUTRITION TIPS FOR A HAPPY HALLOWEEN
BY CHRIS ROSENBLOOM//RHD, RDN, CSSN With Halloween just around the corner, the sugar debate is bound to heat up. We all know we should eat less sugar, but how can young swimmers enjoy Halloween withou...
Apr 30, 2015 - OCA SENIORS PICK COLLEGES
OCA high school seniors Tanner Martinez and Michael Lorr have chosen colleges to attend this coming fall. Tanner who is graduating from Mercer Island High School has chosen to attend Rhodes College in...
Sep 15, 2014 - OCA ALUM HALEY ANDERSON FEATURED IN WSU ATHLETE PROFILE
OCA Senior Team alum Haley Anderson walked on Washington State Universtiy's team as a Freshman and was profiled this week in the school newspaper (The Daily Evergreen) as she enters her final year. H...
Sep 14, 2014 - SABRINA KWAN NAMED USA SWIMMING SCHOLASTIC ALL-AMERICAN
Congratulations to our athlete, Sabrina Kwan, for being selected as a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American! This great program recognizes those athletes from across the country who not only reach a hi...
Sep 11, 2014 - CAN NUTRITION HELP MUSCLE CRAMPS?
CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RDN, CSSD A young swimmer asked if there were any nutritional strategies that prevented muscle cramps. If you have experienced the pain of an exercise-induced muscle cramp, you...
Jul 15, 2014 - CONGRATULATIONS MELANIE BANTLE
Congratulations to Melanie Bantle for being chosen for an automatic spot on the Age Group Western Zone Team representing Pacific Northwest Swimming. We wish her the best of luck in her Championship...
Jun 19, 2014 - OCA TRYOUT DATES
If you are interested in trying out for the OCA Competitive team please see the following information regarding our upcoming tryouts TRYOUT DATES AND INFORMATION
Jun 18, 2014 - 10 FOODS SWIMMERS SHOULD BE EATING
10 FOODS SWIMMERS SHOULD BE EATING 6/17/2014 BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RDN The mystery behind what to eat is never-ending, partly because miracle foods are constantly surfacing while other foods fa...
Jun 11, 2014 - A QUICK LESSON IN ANTIOXIDANTS FOR SWIMMERS
BY CHRIS ROSENBLOOM//PHD,RDN, CSSD A young swimmer emailed me and wanted to know if antioxidants would help her swim better and recover faster. A great question, so here is a primer on antioxidants,...
Jun 5, 2014 - MENTAL TOUGHNESS TOOLBOX
MENTAL TOUGHNESS TOOLBOX: RESPONDING TO PROBLEMS BY ALAN GOLDBERG//COMPETITIVEDGE.COM There are a lot of things that can happen to you as a swimmer, both in practice and at meets that can potentia...
May 29, 2014 - FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND STUDY SHOWS SWIMMERS GAIN AN ADVANTAGE
5/29/2014 Grabbing chocolate milk after a hard swim could give swimmers a performance edge, according to new research presented at one of the nation?s top sports medicine conferences ? the American ...
May 13, 2014 - CONGRATULATIONS TANNER MARTINEZ
Senior 2 swimmer Tanner Martinez was recently asked to serve on the PNS Board of Directors as one of the athlete representatives. Tanner has serves as OCA's athlete rep for the last year and has got...
May 11, 2014 - THE FAT FIX
BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RDN Fat gets a bad rap in the world today, its consumption associated with heart disease and obesity. But, fat has a beneficial role for humans, and for the growing swimmer, it can...
May 1, 2014 - 7 SIGNS THE YOUNG SWIMMER ISN?T EATING ENOUGH FOOD
BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RDN Food is fuel. Just like a car needs fuel to operate, so does the body. Without enough food, changes happen in the body affecting a number of daily functions, including athletic...
Mar 11, 2014 - 10 NUTRITION STRATEGIES FOR THE BIG RACE DAY
BY JILL CASTLE, MS, RDN usa swimming At the end of the season when you?re laying everything on the line, don?t let a misstep in nutrition or poor planning sabotage your goals. Here are a few things to...
Mar 9, 2014 - GRIT: CAN IT BE DEVELOPED OR IS IT INNATE?
BY DAN MCCARTHY//HIGH PERFORMANCE CONSULTANT USA SWIMMIMG Do you know an athlete who not only never misses a workout, but never misses a yard of their training, or a rep in the weight room? No matter ...
Jan 24, 2014 - TOP TIPS FOR CHOOSING QUALITY CARBOHYDRATES
TOP TIPS FOR CHOOSING QUALITY CARBOHYDRATES BY CHRIS ROSENBLOOM, PHD, RDN, CSSD There are some crazy ideas out there about carbohydrate intake and swimming. I?ve heard everything from ?carbohydrate ...
Nov 14, 2013 - MI SCHOOL BOARD APPROVES EXTENSION OF OCA MARY WAYTE MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT
The Mercer Island School Board aproved an extension of the management agreement for Mary Wayte Pool between Olympic Cascade Aquatics and the Mercer Island School District. The agreement extends opera...
Nov 1, 2013 - SUCCESSFUL SWIMMERS
Want your kids to become successful in the pool? This article written by Competitive Advantage has some good tips for parents. As parents you are part of the key role to your child's success take a fe...
Oct 19, 2013 - DOLPHIN KICKS IN RACES
DOLPHIN KICKS IN RACES 1 1 10/7/2013 BY RUSSELL MARK//HIGH PERFORMANCE CONSULTANT Dolphin kicking has transformed from a fad of the 90s to a skill that is essential to success in tod...
Aug 5, 2013 - OCA SWIMMERS AT CHAMPIONSHIP MEETS
Congratulation to all of our swimmers attending post season championship meets this week. USA Swimming Junior National Championships Aug 5-9th Irvine CA Sam Petrini North America Challenge Cup Aug 8...
Jul 12, 2013 - TYLER ALDERMAN NAMED TO ZONE CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM
OCA's Tyler Alderman will join Pacific Northwest Swimming's (PNS) All-star team headed to Roseville, CA for the Western Zone Age Group Championships August 7-10. Tyler will represent PNS and compete ...
Jul 4, 2013 - FIVE OCA SWIMMERS JOIN PNS ALL-STAR TEAM
Five OCA swimmers will join the Pacific Northwest Swimming All-Star team competing at the North American Challenge Cup August 8-10 in Federal Way. Melanie Bantle, Noah Davis, Alex Williams, Sabriana ...
Jun 28, 2013 - OCA BEGINS SWIMMING EXCHANGE PROGRAM
OCA will welcome a swimmer from Grenoble France to its senior training group next week. This is a start to what the team hopes will be a long term program of exchange of coaches and swimmers between ...
Jun 12, 2013 - OCA ANNOUNCES SUMMER TRYOUT SCHEDULE
Olymppic Cascade Aquatics announces it's summer team tryout schedule. Athletes interested in joining the team for the Fall of 2013 can meet OCA coaching staff and show them your skill. Find out abou...
May 24, 2013 - OCA SENDS TEAM TO CANADA CUP MEET
Head Coach Alice Godfred is traveling to Vancouver, BC with tweleve swimmers this weekend for the Mel Zajac International/Canada Cup. OCA swimmer will compete in this World Championships tune up even...
Apr 12, 2013 - LINDSEY SEIDNER SELECTED FOR USA SWIMMING ZONE CAMP
OCA's Lindsey Seidner was one of 28 12-13 year old girls invited to USA Swimming's Western Zone Select Camp which will take place May 30-June 2, 2013 at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ. Linds...
Mar 12, 2013 - OCA ALUMS ROCK COLLEGE CHAMPIONSHIPS
OCA alums made a big splash across the country in the last few weeks as the college swimming championship season comes to a close. Lauren Poli , a sophomore at NC State, led the way helping her team...
Feb 4, 2013 - OCA COACH COLLEEN HEALY JOINS FINIS STAFF
Livermore, CA ? (February 4, 2013) FINIS, a world leader in technical swimming products that maximize your fitness potential and technique, announces Colleen Healy as the new Custom Sales Support ...
Jan 23, 2013 - JACKIE BEAL CHOOSES WHITWORTH
Jackie Beal Chooses Whitworth Jackie Beal has been accepted by Whitworth University in Spokane, the only school she applied to. ?I visited Whitworth in my Junior year and fell in love with it. ...
Jan 20, 2013 - TEAM SWIMS FROM OLYMPICS TO CASCADES ON FEBRUARY 8TH
On February 8th OCA, as a team, will swim the distance between the Olympic and Cascade mountain ranges, which is approximately 157 miles. The goal of the event is to have fun and raise funds for the ...
Jan 9, 2013 - MADDIE LARKIN HEADED TO POMONA
OCA senior Maddie Larkin is headed to Pomona College in Claremont, California next fall. Pomona is one of the top small liberal arts colleges in the nation and has a very successful women's swimming ...
Dec 23, 2012 - OCA ATHLETES PLACE 7th AT PNS 14 & UNDER CHAMPIONSHIPS!
OCA ATHLETES PLACE 7 th AT PNS 14 & UNDER CHAMPIONSHIPS! Congratulations to all OCA team members that competed at the 2012 PNS 14 & Under PNS Championships. OCA swam with tremendous tenacity a...
Nov 29, 2012 - PNS ALL STARS UPDATE
Pacific Northwest Swimming All-Star Information Who, When, How to qualify, and How to apply! For swimmers age 11-12 and 13-14 (age as of January 5th, 2013) Once again the Pacific Northwest Swim...
Nov 12, 2012 - OCA WOMEN ROCK AT HIGH SCHOOL STATE
We are very proud of all the OCA girls who participated in the 3A/4A State High School Championship over the weekend. Special recognition to freshman Sabrina Kwan for winning the State Title in the...
Sep 5, 2012 - OCA'S KNOX YOUNG NAMED SCHOLASTIC ALL-AMERICAN
USA Swimming's Scholastic All-American Team was named this week and it included OCA"s Knox Young. Knox just started his freshman year at Williams College In Massachucetts. Congratulations to Knox as...
Sep 4, 2012 - OCA TRYOUT OPPORTUNITY SEPTEMBER 8
Do you love the water and like to race? There is a tryout opportunity for Olympic Cascade Aquatics competetive program next week. Please stop by to show us what you can do and learn about our progra...
Aug 11, 2012 - SAM PETRINI COMPETES AT US JUNIOR NATIONALS
Sam Petrini headed to Indianapolis, Indiana to compete at US Swimming's Junior National Championships. At 15 Sam will be one of the youngest competitors at the meet and will swim the 200BR, 400IM, 20...
Jul 26, 2012 - OLYMPIC SWIM TEAM RELEASES FUN MUSIC VIDEO DAY BEFORE RACING STARTS
Team USA is having a blast in London and is ready to go. The team put together a great music lip-synch video to "Call me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen. WATCH IT HERE!
Jul 23, 2012 - OCA HOST SPLASH BASH TO CHEER ON OLYMPIC TEAM
OCA is getting together to cheer for our TEAM USA superstars and celebrate the end of an awesome summer season! The opening ceremony for the Olympics in London is Friday and then eight straight days ...
Jun 17, 2012 - USA OLYMPIC TEAM TRIALS ON NBC
The Trials for the 2012 USA Olympic Swimming Team begin on June 25th in Omaha, NE. Check out information about the Olympic Trials HERE and make sure to watch some fast swimming and high drama on NB...
May 24, 2012 - OCA SENIOR KNOX YOUNG CHOOSES WILLIAMS COLLEGE
OCA National Team memeber Knox Young will attend Williams College in Williamstown, MA in the fall. Knox will be a center piece of the team's effort to improve on its top 10 finish at Division III NCA...
May 23, 2012 - OCA SENDS TEAM TO MEL ZAJAC INTERNATIONAL
Head Coach Alice Godfred is traveling to Vancouver, BC with eight senior and national group swimmers this weekend for the Mel Zajac International/Canada Cup. OCA swimmers Maddie Larkin, Kendra Clinto...
May 1, 2012 - OCA SENIOR MARINE BEHR CHOOSES CAL POLY
OCA senior Marine Behr has committed to attend California Polytechnic University in San Luis Bospibo. Marine's outstanding academic accomplishments in her school's International Bacheloreate program ...
Apr 30, 2012 - KYLE JOHNSON JOINS OCA’S COACHING STAFF
Kyle Johnson will be joining OCA?s coaching staff on a full time basis. He will be working in many aspects of the team to help build a great foundation from our pre-competetive and instructional prog...
Apr 28, 2012 - OCA SENIOR DAMON PERRY CHOOSES SEATTLE UNIVERSITY
Damon Perry has committed to attend Seatlle University next year and help their men?s swimming program step up to Division I level. Damon is an outstanding student already attending courses at Seattl...
Apr 16, 2012 - OCA AND MERCERWOOD SHORE CLUB EXTEND PARTNERSHIP TO 2015
OCA AND MERCERWOOD SHORE CLUB EXTEND PARTNERSHIP TO 2015 : Olympic Cascade Aquatics and Mercerwood Shore Club have agreed to extend their pool lease agreement for three years through 2015. This ag...
Apr 14, 2012 - OCA TAKES MSC BUBBLE DOWN
Volunteers from OCA took the bubble down at Mercerwood Shore Club and wrapped it up for the summer. Lots of sunshine and 30+ team members got the work done in record time. Next week the team will tra...
Mar 17, 2012 - OCA FOUNDATION SPONSOR NUTRITION PRESENTATION: MARCH 19
NUTRITION PRESENTATION: The OCA Foundation is sponsoring a parent focused swimming nutrition presentation by Emily Edison MS Registered Dietician www.mometum4health.com on Monday March 19 from 7...
Feb 17, 2012 - Local swimming community loses two coaches.
The local swimming community lost two coaches, Rob Marshall Hill and Seth Dawson , in a fatal plane crash early Wednesday morning. Rob, Seth, and their friend, Liz Redling were flying in a single...
Feb 13, 2012 - OCA Senior Kendra Clinton chooses Whitman College
OCA National Team swimmer Kendra Clinton will attend and swim for Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA next fall. Kendra is a Senior Sectional qualifier and top student in her high school's Internation...
Jan 26, 2012 - OCA Swimmers going to PAC-12 Champs
OCA's Regional and Age Group swimmers will be going down to KCAC for ?practice? on Thursday February 23rd. The team will volunteer on deck at the finals of the Women?s Pac-12 conference swimming cham...
Jan 20, 2012 - Saturday practices at Mary Wayte
The power is back on at Mary Wayte so we will be able to have practices tomorrow morning . The schedule will be as follows: Developmental: 11:00-12:00 Novice: 11:00-12:00 Age Group...
Jan 20, 2012 - All Practices/Goodbye Party Cancelled 1/20
Due to power outages at our pools on Mercer Island, there will be no practices or the farewell party today, Friday 1/20 . Please stay posted regarding Saturday practices.
Jan 19, 2012 - All Practices Cancelled 1/19
All OCA Practices have been cancelled for today due to weather conditions. WEATHER PRACTICE POLICY: It is amazing how fast a little Pacific Northwest rain can turn into snow . In case this ...
Jan 18, 2012 - Practices Cancelled Today Wednesday 1/18
All OCA Practices have been cancelled for today due to weather conditions. WEATHER PRACTICE POLICY: It is amazing how fast a little Pacific Northwest rain can turn into snow . In case this ha...
Jan 17, 2012 - Weather Policy
WEATHER PRACTICE POLICY: It is amazing how fast a little Pacific Northwest rain can turn into snow . In case this happens OCA will handle weather issues in the following manner. We will do our ...
Jan 11, 2012 - January Challenge Timeline/Update
To those families attending The January Challenge meet, it is being held at Dick Hannula Pool at Wilson High School , NOT Foss High School Pool as was previously listed. Address: Dick Hannul...
Jan 6, 2012 - Entries Posted
Entries have been posted for the January Challenge, Round Robin, and Washington Open. Please look under the event listings to find the entries.
Jan 2, 2012 - January Update
The January Update has been posted to the website. Please click here to view the newsletter.
Jan 2, 2012 - Calendar for January
The calendar is up for the month of January. Please make sure to check it carefully as there have been some changes from the fall schedule. Please click here to view the calendar.
Dec 28, 2011 - Reminder: Lost Dutchman Deadline
Please remember that the sign-up form for Lost Dutchman must be submitted by Friday December 30th . If you need the form, please click here . This is a fast meet with a great opportunity for our swi...
Dec 9, 2011 - Practice Changes for Monday Dec 12
OCA Families, The schedule for practices on Monday, December 12th have changed somewhat. The new schedule is: DEV: 4:45-5:45 at MW NOV: 4:00-5:15 at MSC AGE: 6:00-7:30 at...
Dec 8, 2011 - PNS Practice Today 6:00-7:30 at MSC
There is practice today for all swimmers attending PNS Champs from 6:00-7:30PM this evening at MSC. Relay-only swimmers should also plan to attend this practice. To see tentative relays, please click...
Dec 2, 2011 - Practice Change Today for Novice/Developmental groups
Practices are being changed slightly today. The Novice and Developmental groups will not be doing dryland today, making the Novice practice only 4:00-5:00PM , and Developmental 5:00-5:45PM .
Dec 2, 2011 - Lost Dutchman Travel Information
We are in the process of putting together our travel plans for Lost Dutchman for our Age Group, Regional, and Senior Swimmers who meet the time standard requirement. If you are interested, please cli...
Nov 30, 2011 - Timeline for Divisional Champs Posted
The timeline for Divisional Champs has been posted to the event listing. Please be sure to check and see when you should be there for warmups on the event listing. Thank you.
Nov 23, 2011 - Entries for Husky Invite and Divisional Champs Posted
The entries for OCA have been posted for the Husky Invitational and Divisional Championships meets. Please take a look by clicking on the event listing for each event.
Nov 23, 2011 - Results for November Age Group Invite Posted
The results from the November Age Group Invite have been posted under the meet results tab. To see the results, click here .
Nov 18, 2011 - PNS Athlete Newsletter
To read the latest edition of the PNS Athlete Newsletter, please click here .
Nov 14, 2011 - Timeline for AGI Posted
The timeline for the AGI meet has been posted under the event listing. Please check to see when you need to be there for warmups.
Nov 13, 2011 - AGI Entries Posted
The OCA entries for the Age Group Invitational Meet have been posted. To see the entries, click here .
Nov 8, 2011 - Results posted for Chinook Pentathlon
The results for the Chinook Pentathlon have been posted under the Meet Results 11-12 Tab. To see the results, click here.
Nov 7, 2011 - OCA Swimmer featured on America's Swim Team Athlete Focus
OCA's own Ellie Williams was recently featured on the USA Swimming website on the Athlete Focus page. Congratulations Ellie! To see the webpage, click here .
Nov 3, 2011 - Timeline for Chinook Pentathlon Posted
The timeline for the Chinook Pentathlon meet has been posted under the Event listing. Please make note of the warmup times for your child as well.
Nov 2, 2011 - Long Course Meters Records Updated
The team records for Long Course Meters have been updated under the Team Records Tab. Take some time to look at them and see how many records were broken and fast times were swam! Let's see how many S...
Oct 30, 2011 - USA Swimming Scholastic All-American
Congratulations to our athlete, Knox Young, for being selected as a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American! This great program recognizes those athletes from across the country who not only reach a high...
Oct 30, 2011 - Nutrition Speaker
We will be having a nutrition talk which will be taking place on Wednesday, November 2 from 7:00-8:00PM. This is a great opportunity to hear important information that can help your child's performan...
Oct 27, 2011 - PNS Top Times Rankings Updated
Pacific Northwest Swimming has posted the most recent top times rankings for our LSC. Take an opportunity and see how you rank up within the LSC! To see the rankings, please click here .
Oct 21, 2011 - Open Spaces for Bubble Up Day Still Available
There are still open slots for helping put up the Bubble at MSC tomorrow starting at 8am. This is a great opportunity to fill your volunteer hours quota, as well as a fun experience. Please sign up to...
Oct 19, 2011 - PNS Athlete Newsletter
The new PNS Athlete Newsletter has been posted to the website. Please take some time to read it and stay up to date on what is happening in our LSC. Please click here to read it.
Oct 19, 2011 - Chinook Pentathlon Entries Posted
The entries for the Chinook Pentathlon have been posted under the Event Listing. Please make sure to look at it and see what your child will be swimming.
Oct 18, 2011 - October Challenge Results Posted
The results from the October Challenge Meet have been posted. To take a look at how your swimmer did click here . There were lots of great swims from our athletes this weekend. GO OCA!!
Oct 18, 2011 - Time Standards Updated
The Time Standards Tab has been updated, with some changes to the standards for Senior Sectionals in the spring, as well as the standards for some of the summer national meets have also been posted. P...
Oct 7, 2011 - October Challenge Entries Posted
Entries for the October Challenge have been posted under the Event listing. Please take a look and see what your child is swimming.
Oct 7, 2011 - Chinook Pentathlon Information Posted
The meet information for the Chinook Pentathlon Meet has been posted. This meet fills quickly, so we need to have our entries submitted soon. The deadline to decline to attend the event will be Oc...
Sep 30, 2011 - October Calendar and Age Group Competition Schedule Posted
The October practice Calendar has been posted. Please check often to make sure that you are at the correct practice location. The Age Group Competition Calendar has also been posted, please take a lo...
Sep 29, 2011 - Lysted Law Form due by October 5
Please remember to turn in the Lysted Law Form to your coach. This is a state-mandated law which we must comply with. If we have not received a Lysted Law form for your child by October 5th, they wil...
Sep 22, 2011 - Sylvia's Swimwear Order
Sylvia's Swimwear and Teamwear Orders are due October 4th . Please click here for detailed information on how to order from Sylvia's. Swimsuits, goggles, swim equipment and teamwear can all be o...
Sep 21, 2011 - Updated September Calendar
A new September Schedule has been posted on the Schedules/Locations tab. The new schedule affects most swim groups. Please check the new calendar to be sure you are at the correct location for pr...
Sep 16, 2011 - Nutrition Information
At the recent group meetings this week we have had some parents asking about nutrition for their swimmers. USA Swimming is a great resource for information on this topic, I have attached a link to US...
Sep 14, 2011 - PNS Athlete Newsletter
The new PNS Athlete Newsletter is out, to read it click here . The newsletter is full of fun and interesting information all related to swimming in our LSC, so make sure and check it out!
Sep 13, 2011 - OCA Back to Swim Party
Remember, OCA's Back to Swim Party and BBQ will be this Sunday, September 18th from 3:30PM-6:00PM at Island Crest Elementary. Please be sure to RSVP through the event listing on the website. GO OCA!!
Sep 10, 2011 - BACK TO SWIM PARTY WAS A SUCCESS
Thank you all for attending the Back to Swim Party. Swimmers got caps & t-shirts. Lystedt Concussion forms were turned in by 100% of the swimmers attending. Team and squad photos were taken. Cookies ...
Sep 8, 2011 - OCA launches new website
As of today, OCA has launched the new website. Look it over and keep checking back for new updates!
Sep 5, 2011 - OCA Swimmers Compete at 2011 USA Nationals, Junior Nationals, and NACC
OCA swimmers took on the best of the best at the North American Challenge Cup (in Mexico), the USA Junior Nationals , and the USA National Championships . Qualifying for these meets were great ac...
Sep 5, 2011 - OCA Welcomes New Coaches Mary Orlosky and Heather DiLuzio
OCA welcomes the addition of two new individuals to our coaching staff. Coach Mary Orlosky will be the lead coach for the Developmental Group, and Heather DiLuzio will serve as lead coach for the Age ...