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Apr 10, 2018 - WEST Weekly
Hello WEST Families! I hope everyone has enjoyed the past few weeks of 3-day weekends. Spring weather is peeking through the clouds here and we are finally getting some sunny days! I hope everyone e...
Mar 20, 2018 - WEST Weekly
Mar 13, 2018 - WEST Weekly
Mar 5, 2018 - WEST Weekly
End of Short Course Season & Start of Long Course Swimmers will individually finish their short course season either this weekend at the Last Chance Meet, next week at Sectionals or the following week...
Mar 2, 2018 - Letterwriting Reminder: TOMORROW 3/3
Feb 22, 2018 - Swim-A-Thon Letter Writing Breakfast
Feb 22, 2018 - WEST Weekly
Hello WEST families, I hope everyone has been staying warm during this chilly cold front. Remember it?s cold and flu season, so make sure you and your swimmer are taking the necessary precautions ...
Feb 16, 2018 - WEST Weekly
Feb 15, 2018 - Upcoming Open Water Clinics
Attention Triathletes and Open Water swimmers: WEST is hosting a series of clinics over the next several months to help gear up for the season and create a network of athletes to help each other train...
Feb 7, 2018 - WEST Weekly
Hello WEST families, Thank you to everyone who came out to our Olympian Clinic this past weekend and had a chance to hang out with Team USA?s Jacob Pebley. We are extremely grateful as a club team t...
Feb 1, 2018 - Olympian Clinic Feb 2-3 Reminder
Jan 29, 2018 - WEST Weekly
Hello WEST Families, Great job to all our swimmers who competed at Winter Challenge this past weekend! We had a lot of fast swimming and couldn?t be happier with how everyone swam. Please keep these u...
Jan 25, 2018 - WEST Weekly Part II
Jan 23, 2018 - WEST Weekly
Hello WEST families, I hope everyone is staying warm and dry on this drizzly Tuesday. I just wanted to take a moment to reiterate any information and dates that are coming up this week. Please read th...
Jan 18, 2018 - WEST Weekly
Good Afternoon WEST Families, I hope everyone has been enjoying the past few days of beautiful weather outside. As we head into Spring and prepare for summer, I wanted everyone to take a moment to l...
Jan 11, 2018 - WEST Weekly
Hello WEST Families, I hope everyone is having a great week so far! Please keep in mind these few updates as we head into another meet weekend. Senior & Senior Elite: Washington Open at KCAC this w...
Jan 4, 2018 - WEST Weekly
Good afternoon WEST Families! It?s awesome to see everyone back at the pool after winter break! A huge congratulations to Mate Pallos for making Pacific Coast All-Star meet this weekend, hosted at S...
Dec 29, 2017 - WEST Weekly, Practice adjustment for Sat. 12/30)
Good Evening WEST Families, I hope everyone has been enjoying their winter break in and out of the pool, and has had a productive and warm holiday season! Here are a few quick announcements to keep ...
Dec 19, 2017 - WEST Weekly, Practice Schedule change for Wed 12/20
Good Afternoon WEST families, We hope you?ve been staying dry and healthy as we head into the holiday season. A huge congratulations goes out to all the swimmers who competed at Senior Champs this pas...
Dec 13, 2017 - WEST Weekly
Welcome back to WEST, it?s good to be home! Thanks for everyone?s patience as we worked through the recent fire. Congratulations to everyone that competed this past weekend at both PNS Age Group Champ...
Dec 10, 2017 - Pool Repair Update - RETURN TO WEST TOMORROW!
I am very pleased to announce that our new pool heaters have been installed and running since Friday and the pool temperature is back up. We will be returning to WEST and our normal schedule for all ...
Dec 4, 2017 - Pool Repair Update, Practice Schedule
Hello WEST Families, Pool Repair Update We had crews working through the weekend to prep the area for the new heaters to go back. Parts were delivered today and we begin install of the new pool he...
Nov 29, 2017 - CHANGE to Practice Schedule
Sorry for the confusion but there has been another change to the schedule that IMPACTS TONIGHT: Senior & Senior Elite will practice at Kamiak HS (NOT Explorer MS). We have firmed up the schedule fo...
Nov 28, 2017 - *Edited* UPDATED Practice Schedules for rest of week
Apologies, there were a couple typos/ambiguities in my first email: 1) Pre Comp 2 Practice time is fixed. 7:30 - 8:15 2) Mariner is a high school with a 6 lane competitive pool and dive tank, locat...
Nov 28, 2017 - UPDATED Practice Schedules for rest of week
Hello WEST Families, Here is our updated practice schedule effective Wednesday through this week: PROGRAM SCHEDULE: WED 11/29 - SAT 12/2 Senior & Sr Elite : Wed/Fri :Dryland @ WEST 5:45-6:30pm /In-...
Nov 27, 2017 - UPDATE for Today's Programs
Hello WEST Families, UPDATE: As of 2:00pm 11/27 Team Practices will run as NORMAL for tonight. Swim Lessons are CANCELLED. Pre-Comp practices tonight are OPTIONAL . Tomorrow, Tuesday (11/28)...
Nov 27, 2017 - Fire @ WEST & Tomorrow's Schedule
Dear WEST Membership, By now, most of you have heard about the fire we had on Sunday 11/26. Here is some more information on what happened, where we are currently at and our immediate course of acti...
Nov 26, 2017 - Emergency: Fire at WEST Today
We had a small fire at the pool today and at this point in time, it is unclear what the impact will be to our programs. TOMORROW (Mon 11/27) ? All morning programs (High School practices, Lap Swim, Wa...
Nov 21, 2017 - WEST Weekly
Nov 7, 2017 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swim Folks, Hope you are all staying warm. We appreciate your patience over the past few weeks with our boiler / pool issues, we are hopefully back to normal now. Good job to all WEST girl...
Oct 25, 2017 - WEST Weekly 10/25
Dear WEST Swim Families, We hope you have been keeping warm in the pool, we apologize for the cold water the past couple of days. We had a flooding here at the pool and we are slowly but surely gett...
Oct 19, 2017 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swim Folk, Fall is fully here and Halloween is only a couple weeks away! Thank you to everyone that came out to help run our Senior Circuit meet last week and thank you in advance for ever...
Oct 11, 2017 - WEST Weekly
The days are quickly getting colder, training and school are getting more demanding ? make sure you avoid getting sick during this busy time. Extra rest and proper nutrition are both crucial to stayin...
Oct 5, 2017 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST folk, Fall is here and Halloween is right around the corner. Make sure to stay warm as the weather gets colder, and stay rested as training and schoolwork continue to become more demanding. ...
Sep 12, 2017 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swim Families, Welcome back! Hope everyone enjoyed their summer, we are really excited about kicking off the season. Thank you to everyone that participated and helped out with the Annual Co...
Sep 6, 2017 - Practice Cancelled TODAY and Other Reminders
With little to no improvement in air quality and Puget sound Clean Air Agency advising against outdoor activity, we are CANCELLING TONIGHT?S PRACTICE (Wed 9/6) at McCollum . We will return to practic...
Sep 5, 2017 - Practice Cancelled due to Air Quality
Hello WEST Families, With air conditions continuing to get worse and weather warnings advising to stay inside, we are going to be CANCELLING ALL PRACTICES for tonight at McCollum. We will plan for p...
Sep 4, 2017 - Beginning of Season Schedule
Hello WEST Families, I hope everyone had a refreshing Labor Day weekend! Everyone at WEST is excited to be back at the pool, and we just wanted to send out a quick reminder of schedule start dates t...
Aug 15, 2017 - 2017-2018 Registration Now Open
Dear WEST Swim Families, Hopefully everyone is getting some much deserved time off this summer. Thank you to everyone helping and participating in our Summer Camp Clinics, we are excited about the ent...
Jul 28, 2017 - Pool Closed - Friday 8/4
Good afternoon WEST families, Due to unexpected maintenance work, WEST will close at 9am on Friday, August 4th for an all-day project. Lap swim will be available from 530am-9am on Friday, and nor...
Jul 24, 2017 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swim Folk, Congratulations to everyone that competed this past weekend at Senior PNS Champs! WEST had the best finish in recent history ? 5th place overall, the girls finished 8th and the ...
Jul 18, 2017 - WEST Weekly
Dear West Swim Folk, Halfway through July and the end of the season is upon us! We only have a few more weeks of club team and then lessons and summer team will also wind down. Hope everyone gets some...
Jul 13, 2017 - WEST Weekly
Dear WESTonians, I hope everyone had an enjoyable and safe 4th of July. I can?t believe the end of the season is nearly here! We still have several weeks of Summer Team and Lessons, so the pool will...
Jul 3, 2017 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST community, Welcome to summer and happy Fourth of July! The pool is closed and we aren?t running any programs, so everyone have a fun and safe time with family and friends. WEST represented...
Jun 16, 2017 - Spring Clean Up Day TOMORROW & Next Saturday
We need all the help we can get over the next two Saturdays as we do our annual community spring cleaning. This is one of the LAST opportunities for swim team families to satisfy their service hour re...
Jun 13, 2017 - WEST Weekly
Dear WESTonians, Only a couple weeks of school left before Summer hits! We are doing our best to stay on top of communication during this very busy time, so we appreciate everyone?s patience. If you...
Jun 11, 2017 - Spring Clean Up Days - Next 2 Saturdays!
It's that time of the year again. In an effort to get more involvement, we are having 2 clean up days for swim team families to satisfy their volunteer service hour requirement. We will plan to work i...
Jun 8, 2017 - WEST Weekly
Good Afternoon WEST Families, Summer Schedule Summer is just around the corner, please remember that summer schedule starts June 26th. Click here for the pool schedule . WEST Swim Team Banquet Thi...
May 12, 2017 - New WEST Team Towels
Hi West swim families! We have a fun, new option to show your love for West and dry yourself off at the same time: We are getting team towels! They will be offered in two colors, shown below, and c...
May 12, 2017 - WEST Weekly & 2017 Summer Schedule
WEST Swim Folk, Midway through May and things are getting busier by the minute. Thank you to everyone that came out to help with our Double Header Meet last weekend. I was impressed to see many of t...
Apr 21, 2017 - WEST Weekly
Dear West Swim Folk, The end of April is approaching and May is almost here and long course season is about to start! McCollum & Practice Schedule Change UPDATE We just received word that McCollum...
Apr 18, 2017 - 2017 SwimAThon Recap
Good afternoon WEST families, A huge thanks to our hospitality team, parent volunteers, swimmers, coaches, and Kara Lynn Joyce for making this year's SwimAThon a great success! We had some awesome ...
Apr 12, 2017 - WEST Weekly
Dear WESTonians, Spring is here and we are finally getting some sunny days! I hope everyone enjoyed their spring break and has had time to reflect and recover from the end of SCY season, and is ready ...
Mar 15, 2017 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swim Community, Spring is here, we are halfway through March and St. Patrick?s Day is only a couple days away! Congratulations to all WEST swimmers that competed at Divisional Championships ...
Mar 7, 2017 - SwimAThon Letter Writing Wrap Up
Good afternoon WEST families, We had a great turnout on Saturday for our annual team SwimAThon Letter Writing party and we're already seeing some online donations come in for our swimmers. In case ...
Mar 1, 2017 - Note from Olympian Kara Lynn Joyce
Dear WEST Parents, Swimmers, and Coaches, As championship season approaches, it's time to start getting in the right mindset to swim fast. The swimmers have done the work in the pool, but menta...
Feb 24, 2017 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST swim folk, Thank you in advance to everyone working at the WEST hosted AGI Meet at Kamiak this weekend and good luck to all swimmers competing! We appreciate everyone?s patience today as...
Feb 23, 2017 - Welcome to SwimAThon Season!
Good afternoon WEST families, We are excited to announce the opening of our WEST 2017 SwimAThon Fundraiser! We are going to kick everything off with our annual Letter Writing Breakfast next Saturday...
Feb 13, 2017 - WEST Weekly
Thank you to everyone that made the trek out to Bainbridge Island this weekend for their Invite Meet. We had many best times and several new qualifiers for the upcoming Age Group Invite we host at Kam...
Feb 6, 2017 - POOL OPEN TODAY!
Good afternoon WEST Families, The snow is still lightly coming down here at the pool, but roads are staying clear and everything is beginning to melt as the temps go up. We will be running all les...
Jan 30, 2017 - 2017 Summer Travel Meets
We are looking forward to summer and there are many great meet opportunities that involve traveling. While these meets are all essentially optional, travel meets are great team bonding experiences and...
Jan 23, 2017 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST aquatic community, The end of January is nearing and we are deep in some of our heaviest training. The kids have been working extremely hard for several weeks now and it is really starting...
Jan 12, 2017 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swim Community, Midway through January and it?s cold. Let?s make sure we bundle after swimming as we aim to stay healthy during this important training phase. Rest is crucial, but having goo...
Jan 5, 2017 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swim Folk, Happy New Year! I hope everyone had an enjoyable holiday. Thank you to everyone that made training a priority during this crucial time for swimming. I am very proud of the swimmer...
Dec 14, 2016 - WEST awarded Bronze Medal from USA Swimming as one of the nation's Top 200 teams
Congratulations everyone. Our team was awarded a Bronze Medal for being one of the top 200 teams in the country. This is an amazing feat, especially considering the small size of our team. Click here...
Dec 13, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Junior Nationals Recap Congratulations to Jon Cook, Kelly Morgan and Nicole Limberg for participating last week at USA Swimming?s Junior Nationals at Texas A&M University. WEST as a team ended up scor...
Dec 9, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swimming Community, Welcome to December! Hope everyone is staying healthy and warm. We apologize for the temperature inside the pool and are working as quickly as we can to get the new windo...
Dec 1, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swim Folk, Welcome to December. Thank you for your patience with us while we continue to work on the building. The pool deck is colder than normal and we are working hard at getting the wi...
Nov 17, 2016 - WEST Weekly
The days are getting shorter and the weather is getting colder. Make sure swimmers are bundling up and staying healthy during this busy time. Girl?s High School State Meet Recap Congratulations to a...
Nov 9, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Aquatic Folk, Team Apparel & Equipment Please make sure you have picked up your team T-shirts, caps and any equipment ordered at the team fitting day. Once all the shirts are distributed, we...
Oct 27, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear West Aquatic Community, Thank you for your patience while we close for repairs today and tomorrow. The work on the blocks is going as planned and the windows will be worked on mostly tomorrow aft...
Oct 24, 2016 - Pool Closed THURS & FRI
We appologize for the inconvenience but we must close the pool this week for some repairs. We will be fixing the block anchor in lane 1 and replacing some roof windows over the pool. In an attempt to ...
Oct 20, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear West Swim Folk, I hope everyone is staying dry these past few weeks. Thank you for your patience with our emergency closure on Monday due to the light circuits shorting out. Olympian Clinic ? T...
Oct 20, 2016 - Olympian Kara Lynn Joyce at WEST This Weekend
On Oct 21st and Oct 22nd , WEST will be joined by three-time Olympian Kara Lynn Joyce! Kara is working with WEST and will be spending time meeting with the coaching staff to discuss training technique...
Oct 17, 2016 - URGENT - ALL PROGRAMS CANCELLED TONIGHT
Good afternoon WEST families, Unfortunately, the storm this past weekend has knocked out our lights on the pool deck so it is unsafe for swimmers to be in the water. We will need to close the pool ...
Oct 14, 2016 - Oct 15 Schedule - Possible Power Outage
Good evening WEST families, With power outages spreading through the area, we want to update you on our schedule for tomorrow. We still currently have power, so practices and events will runs as li...
Oct 12, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swim Folk, Almost halfway into October and meet season has begun! We had some great swims and many time drops at last weekend?s October Challenge, congratulations to all WEST swimmers that...
Sep 28, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swim Folk, I can?t believe September is almost to an end. Meets are starting up over the next couple weeks and Halloween is right around the corner! Cold season is also here, so please make ...
Sep 15, 2016 - WEST Weekly
WEST Weekly 1 st Annual Community Meet was a success! Thank you to everyone that participated this past weekend at our Community Swim Meet. It was great to see all the new swimmers and we had some ...
Sep 10, 2016 - REMINDER: No PreComp or Lessons Today!
Good morning WEST families, This is a reminder that we are running our 1st Annual Mill Creek All-City Swim Meet this morning, so there will not be any lessons or PreComp practices today. Normal pool ...
Sep 8, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear Parents, Welcome back! We are very happy to kick off another swim year, and look forward to building on the success of last year. We can see the excitement of the Olympics and the amazing perfo...
Sep 1, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Good afternoon WEST families, Happy September! Our coaching staff is learning and planning for the upcoming season (and weathering hurricane Hermine!) at the International Swimming Coach?s Clinic in ...
Aug 23, 2016 - Upcoming 2016-2017 Season
Good evening WEST families, We are happy to announce that the Team Registration Packet for the 2016-2017 season is now available! Click here to download the PDF. Updates for Coming Weeks: All ...
Jul 27, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Members, Thank you to everyone that volunteered to help make the WEST Hosted PNS Senior Championship Meet such a big success. The team finished 6 th Place overall, 6 th on the Men?s side a...
Jul 19, 2016 - WEST Weekly & End of Season Reminders
Senior Champs Relays ? This is a tentative list of each of our relays for this weekend and when they are scheduled to swim based on the psych sheet. Changes may still be made depending on scratches a...
Jul 14, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Good afternoon WEST families, We're right in the middle of our summer schedule with only a few weeks left before the end of our season. Please make sure you see our updates below and ask any questi...
Jun 23, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swim Community, Welcome to SUMMER! Schedules change on Monday, 6/27 so make sure you familiarize yourself with the new practice times. Click Here for the 2016 Summer Schedule. Last chanc...
Jun 16, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear WESTonians, Summer is almost here! The days are certainly getting longer and everyone is really busy finishing up with school and taking advantage of sunny days. Please remember to drink lots o...
Jun 15, 2016 - Intent to Return Survey
Good afternoon WEST Families, We are happy to announce the launch of our 2016-2017 Intent to Return Survey . Please click the link below to complete this short 3-minute survey if you plan to re...
Jun 9, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swim Families and Patrons, The hot weather is here and Summer is almost officially here. Make sure we are drinking enough water and staying on top of school work so we can remain focused dur...
May 25, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear West Swim Folk, Happy Spring! Memorial Day Weekend is here and Summer is right around the corner. Make sure you familiarize yourself with our Summer Schedule and prepare in advance for the ti...
May 20, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Clean Up Day ? TOMORROW! We are planning several big projects this year and trying to organize our efforts to maximize effectiveness. The two main priorities are The Back Wall of the Pool - we need to...
Apr 29, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swim Folk, April is almost over and we are meet season is starting up again. Thank you to everyone that came and helped out to make the Gold?s & West April Showers Meet such a success. We ...
Apr 28, 2016 - 2016 Summer Schedule
Here is the entire program schedule for the summer, starting with Team Training Groups, Other Programs, Lessons and Lap & Open Swim. For those that are more visual, here is our spreadsheet of lane us...
Apr 22, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear Parents, Swimmers and Members, What beautiful weather we?ve had, can?t believe it is still April! As we get closer to summer, things will only get busier from here, so make sure you are staying u...
Apr 13, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear West Swim Folk, Welcome to the Spring / Summer Season at WEST! We hope everyone that took some time off over the past couple weeks had a great break and we thank those that continued to swim for ...
Apr 6, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Mar 24, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swim Fans, Congratulations to all WEST swimmers that competed this last weekend at Senior Sectionals. We had some outstanding performances including 3 rd place finishes by Nicole Limberg an...
Mar 17, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST swim family, Congratulations to all WEST swimmers that competed last weekend at the Northwest Age Group Regional Championships. Top finalists include Elli Straume, Max Fang, Justin Limberg a...
Mar 16, 2016 - SwimAThon Letter Writing Party - THIS SATURDAY
Good evening WEST families, This is a reminder that we have our annual SwimAThon Letter Writing party this Saturday, March 19th for all groups! Below is all the info you'll need to start your 2016 ...
Mar 3, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST folk, A huge thanks to all families who volunteered their time this past weekend at our February AGI - we had a great meet with lots of fast swims and new qualifiers for the championship m...
Feb 25, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST folk, We are heading into the end of February and Spring Championships are quickly approaching! Congratulations to all of the swimmers who competed at Boy?s High School District and State ...
Feb 3, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST aquatic family, Great job this past weekend to all WEST swimmers that competed at the Winter Challenge Meet. We had many best times and several new qualifiers for the Age Group Invite and ...
Jan 28, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear West Swim Folk, January is coming to a close and each day has a little more sunlight. Everyone is working hard both in the pool and in school with finals. Make sure we are getting adequate rest...
Jan 21, 2016 - WEST Weekly
Dear WCA community, I hope 2016 is off to a great start. We are very busy around the pool, bouncing back from December Championships and quickly refocusing on the quickly approaching March Championshi...
Dec 15, 2015 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST swimmers, parents and members, With holidays right around the corner and several championships meets this past and coming weekend, this is a very exciting time! Championships Meet Recap Co...
Dec 14, 2015 - Holiday Food Drive
Good afternoon WEST families, We are happy to announce that WEST will be collecting non-perishable food items this week to donate to our local Mill Creek Food Bank for this holiday season. Come by...
Dec 3, 2015 - WEST Weekly
Dear West Swim Fans, Welcome to December, I hope everyone had a wonderful thanksgiving. I can?t believe 2015 is almost over and championship season is upon us! There is a lot going on, so please rea...
Nov 20, 2015 - WEST Weekly
Dear WESTies, Here we are, almost through November now. The WEST Hosted Age Group Invite is this weekend at Kamiak High School and Thanksgiving is next week! Girls High School State Championship Con...
Nov 10, 2015 - WEST Weekly
No Early Morning Practice for Senior & Elite Groups As we begin to focus on the upcoming championship season, it is crucial we increase the amount of rest and recovery we get to handle the increased i...
Oct 29, 2015 - NOTICE! Lost & Found Donation
Lost a water bottle, swim suit, or goggles? Now is your last chance to claim them! We will be donating all of our lost and found items next week - so be sure to check!
Oct 28, 2015 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST swim fans, There goes October! Halloween is this weekend, November and holidays are right around the corner. That means girl?s High School State Championships are almost upon us and the wint...
Oct 16, 2015 - Swim Team Parent Meetings - TOMORROW
Reminder! We are holding Parent Meetings for all Club Team members to discuss the Service Hours / Team Volunteering Policy for this upcoming year. We have a few minor changes to help make things more ...
Oct 9, 2015 - WEST Weekly
October Challenge, Bellingham - this weekend! Warm-ups for session 1 (12&U Boys, 10&U girls) start at 8am on Saturday . Warm-ups for session 2 (11&O Girls, 13&O Boys) are scheduled to start around...
Sep 30, 2015 - WEST Weekly
October is here and things are settling back into normal. We start having meets this month, with our first home meet at WEST this weekend! We are very excited about unveiling our new timing system. ...
Sep 30, 2015 - WEST Masters Annual Update
We would like to recognize the accomplishments of several of our WEST Masters swimmers over the past summer. While much of our energy and focus is on the Club Team, Pre-Comp and Swim Lessons, it is im...
Sep 15, 2015 - WEST Weekly
Welcome back to another exciting and busy week at WEST. Hopefully everyone is getting back into rhythm with the start of school and practice schedule. Cook Out ? This SATURDAY 1:30-4pm We will hold ...
Sep 3, 2015 - WEST Weekly Welcome Back
Dear WEST Folk, Welcome to the 2015-2016 Club Team Swim Season! We are very excited to be back and looking forward to a great year. If you have not turned in a Registration Packet by Tuesday, Sept...
Jul 25, 2015 - Thank You Volunteers - WEST finishes 9th Place at PNS Champs!
Well done! Pulling off a meet of this caliber is no small task and we couldn't have done it without the dedication, commitment and hard work of our parent volunteers. I am proud to be a part of such a...
Jul 15, 2015 - WEST Newsletter
WEST folk, I apologize for the length of this newsletter, it is very busy around the pool and we have a lot going on as we wind down our annual season and get ready to take our longest break of the ye...
Jun 18, 2015 - WEST Newsletter
Summer is here! School finishes this week and next week we will switch over to our Summer Schedule . Next Week Practice Changes Due to Montana Next week is our Team Travel Trip to compete at the Fi...
Jun 12, 2015 - WEST Newsletter
Dear Parents, Summer is just about here! There is a lot going on, so make sure you stay in the loop. If you have questions or are confused, please speak up - we are happy to help. Summer Schedule ...
May 28, 2015 - Office Manager Welcome Letter
Hello WEST members, I want to introduce myself, my name is Lori and I am the new Office Manager. I will be assisting with the administrative responsibilities of the team and club. If you have any acco...
May 27, 2015 - WEST Newsletter
Whelp, there goes May! We are just about into the last month before Summer Schedule officially starts. Remember, Summer Schedule starts June 22 nd . Pasco Meet This Weekend ? Practice Changes With C...
May 14, 2015 - WEST Newsletter
Dear Parents, Swim A Thon Donations PAST DUE Thank you everyone that has turned in their Swim A Thon donations. We are still updating the system and anyone that did not meet their minimum requiremen...
Apr 28, 2015 - WEST Newsletter
Long Course season is officially here with many of our swimmers competing last weekend at the annual Dick LaFave Meet. It is great to see the kids go best times and get close to PNS Champs times so ea...
Apr 20, 2015 - WEST Newsletter
Dear Parents, Here we are at the end of another busy week. Thank you to everyone that helped out and participated in the Swim-A-Thon last week. Whether you were part of the Water Aerobics, Masters, ...
Apr 8, 2015 - WEST Newsletter
Mar 18, 2015 - WEST Newsletter
Mar 10, 2015 - "Touch the Wall" Movie Screening
If you haven't heard yet, West is holding an exclusive showing of the swimming documentary "Touch the Wall" at Alderwood Mall Theaters on April 11th at 11am (right after Swim-A-Thon)! Tickets are $14 ...
Mar 6, 2015 - West Newsletter
Dear Parents, Thank you to everyone that donated their time and effort last weekend at the WEST February AG Invite. We had some great swims and the meet ran well despite the normal hiccups. Welcome ...
Feb 26, 2015 - West Newsletter
Dear Parents, Thank you everyone that helped out at the West Sprint & Relay Meet last weekend and the joint-team training breakfast. Everyone had a great time and it brought the team closer together...
Feb 16, 2015 - West Newsletter
Coaching Change Importance Announcement Coach Perry will no longer be part of the West coaching staff. Although we are sad to see him go, we are thankful for the opportunity to learn from someone with...
Feb 5, 2015 - WEST News
Dear Parents, Welcome to another exciting week at WEST. We are training hard and about to enter spring meet season, with champs right around the corner. There?s been nasty germs going around so stay...
Jan 22, 2015 - Annual Open Board Meeting
We will have our Annual Open Board Meeting on Friday, Jan 30th at 6:30pm at WEST. We will be holding our annual Vote of Confidence in the current direction of the club.
Jan 9, 2015 - WEST Weekly
Happy New Year everyone! I hope you all had a great holiday season. The swimmers did a great job with our grueling Holiday Training and we were very excited to have Gold's Aquatics senior group come t...
Dec 16, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Dec 4, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Nov 20, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST swimmers and parents, Congratulations to the Jackson High School Girls Swim Team for winning state! Congratulations to Maddie Pressler for winning the 200 free and Nicole Limberg for winni...
Nov 6, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST folk, Get ready for things to get busy! We've got our Distance Meet next weekend and our Age Group Invitational the following weekend. This week the High School Swim Team girls compete at Di...
Oct 29, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Whelp, there goes October! Happy Halloween everyone, let's make sure we are safe when trick-or-treating and don't get sick from eating too much candy at once! A big thank you to everyone that chipped ...
Oct 23, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Busy, busy, busy. Hope everyone is staying healthy as the weather (and leaves) continue to change. Girl?s High School season is almost over with District and State Championships right around the corne...
Oct 8, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Dear Swim Fans, Here comes swim meet season! Our swimmers will compete at the October Challenge this weekend and set their mark for this short course season. Here is the link for the October Challenge...
Oct 2, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Dear Swimmers and Parents, Welp, there goes September. It?s already October, Halloween and Thanksgiving aren?t too far out and we are entering meet season! Its starting to get cold at night, so please...
Sep 17, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Welcome back WEST swim fans! By now, everyone should be getting back into the groove of school and our fall swim season is off to a great start. Last Gasp of Summer Open Water Swim - This Saturday Sev...
Sep 5, 2014 - WEST Weekly - Welcome Back!
Welcome back everyone to the first official week of WEST practices and fall schedule! It?s great to see how much the kids have all grown over the summer. Parent Meeting ? Wednesday, Sept 10 th - 7pm ...
Aug 21, 2014 - Welcome Back
Dear Parents & Swimmers, I hope everyone is enjoying a well deserved break from practice and having a great summer. We are very excited for the upcoming season and happy to announce registration is no...
Jul 17, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Dear Parents, PNS Champs is right around the corner and we are only 1 week away from the end of the summer season! Our last day of practice for the year-round team will be Wednesday, July 23rd. WES...
Jul 8, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Busy, busy, busy.... I can't believe the end of the swim season is almost here! Please stay connected and ask questions if you are confused! Age Group Seattle Open - This Friday & Saturday Entries are...
Jul 3, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Happy 4th of July! Have fun but be safe. No Practice or Lessons on Friday, July 4th. WEST Pool will close at 12noon. Wow, the summer swimming season is almost over! We will start tapering soon and the...
Jun 25, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Dear WESTies, Happy Summer! Let's make sure we are all remembering to wear sunscreen and to stay extra hydrated during these longer days. Seattle Senior Open - This Thursday, Friday & Saturday Meet I...
Jun 13, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST folk, Congrats to all our graduates, Happy Father's Day to all our Dad's and Happy Summer to all the kids out of school already! This is a busy time of year, so please stay informed and sp...
Jun 5, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Dear Parents and Swimmers, Welcome to June! Summer is right around the corner, make sure you are up-to-date with our summer schedules . This Week Practice Schedule Reminders: (all schedules are norma...
May 28, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Dear Parents, Hope everyone is ready for the Pasco meet! We will be offering limited practices for those NOT going because most of our coaches will be at the meet. For those NOT attending the meet, he...
May 21, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST fans, Here we are, midway through another exciting week and approaching the end of May. Summer is right around the corner. Team Pictures are here - check your family folders. If you need to...
May 15, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Dear Parents, Well summer is right around the corner! The weather these past couple weeks has been amazing, I hope you have all been enjoying it. It is a very busy time of the year, so please stay c...
Apr 29, 2014 - WEST Weekly
What a beautiful week! We kicked off our Long Course season this past weekend with great swims at the Dick LaFave Annual Kick-Off Meet and our seniors compete at the May Flowers Meet this weekend. Ann...
Apr 24, 2014 - WEST Weekly (includes Summer Schedule!)
Apr 17, 2014 - Sports Psychology Articles By Dr. Alan Goldberg
Parents, I would like to take a moment to address the mental side of training. The kids all work tremendously hard physically, however the mental side of performing is equally important and often ne...
Apr 8, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Hello WEST swimfans, Congratulations to all swimmers that participated in the Lock-In and Swim-A-Thon. A big THANK YOU to all parents that helped organize and supplied food. Early Morning Wednesday & ...
Mar 27, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Dear Parents, It?s another important week around WEST as we prepare to finish off the short course season and start gearing up for the summer. Good luck to all our swimmers competing at Divisional C...
Mar 20, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Dear Parents, Such an exciting time around WEST, we have a lot to announce and much going on so please read closely. Practice Schedule Changes This Friday & Saturday Due to our coaches attending t...
Mar 7, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Congratulations to our swimmers who competed at the WEST February Invitational meet this weekend ? there were lots of personal best times! A huge thank you to all volunteers. It is wonderful the w...
Feb 27, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Here we are at the end of February already and our second WEST hosted meet of the year is this weekend! WEST Hosted Age Group Invitational @ Kamiak Make sure you double check your volunteering assig...
Feb 21, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Happy Friday! I can't believe the month of February is almost over and our second WEST hosted swim meet is upon us. Championships are right around the corner and Boy's High School State Championships ...
Feb 14, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Dear Swimmers, Parents and Members, Happy Valentine's Day! It has been a busy week and we are approaching a very important time of the year, so make sure you stay connected with everything going on....
Feb 11, 2014 - WEST - National Swim-A-Thon WINNER!
Thanks to everyone's donations and hard work, WEST has been awarded the Gold Medal by USA Swimming for Swim-A-Thon points in our respective team-size category! This is a great honor and speaks volumes...
Feb 7, 2014 - WEST Weekly
February Challenge - Timeline Posted! Here is the link for the Meet Info page where you can find the timeline, psych sheet and other useful meet information: http://www.pns.org/EventShow.jsp?id=32530...
Jan 24, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Happy Friday Everyone, hope you are all enjoying today's sunshine. February Challenge Meet - Entries Posted - Please let us know of any corrections immediately. The purpose of the Challenge Meets is f...
Jan 15, 2014 - WEST Weekly
Happy New Year and Welcome Back everyone. We've been very focused on training these past few weeks and the team has made enormous strides. During this heavy training, it is crucial to make sure we are...
Jan 1, 2014 - Proposed Bylaw Changes for January 2014 Meeting
Proposal 1 The proposed change to the bylaws are: - Reduce the board size number from 7 to 5 - Reduce the number of Non- WCA board members from 2 to 1 - Remove that the board members sign the "Con...
Dec 18, 2013 - WEST Weekly
What an exciting time around WEST! Not only are the holidays and New Year quickly approaching, but we are also in the midst of our Mid-Season Short Course Championships. Last weekend we had outstandin...
Dec 16, 2013 - WEST Holiday Team Practice & Lap Swim Schedules
WEST will be operating under a modified schedule from Monday, December 22nd until Sunday, January 5th. This is a crucial time of the season - not only does the work done support our training that will...
Dec 5, 2013 - WEST Weekly
This WEST Weekly was posted and intended to be sent Thursday. I apologize for the delay in communication. Welcome to December! I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving and make sure you stay warm an...
Dec 2, 2013 - Board Meeting - Thursday Dec. 5th, 7pm
We will hold our next public board meeting on Thursday, December 5th at 7pm in the WEST weight room. All are encouraged to attend.
Nov 26, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Dear Parents, Swimmers and Club Members, Congratulations to all swimmers that competed this weekend and thank you to all volunteers that made the WEST November AG Invite a success. The meet ran smooth...
Nov 21, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST swim fans, This weekend is our first hosted swim meet! The Age Group Invitational will be held Saturday and Sunday at Kamiak High School in Mukilteo. All meet information, including timeline...
Nov 8, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST folk, Here we are in November and it is starting to feel like winter. Daylight savings helped with those early morning workouts this week and we are starting to get geared up for the Thanksg...
Oct 30, 2013 - Halloween Practice Schedule Reminder
Just to remind everyone, we will be operating on a modified schedule for Halloween, Thursday Oct 31st. Below is the schedule: Lessons - Normal Schedule Pre-Comp - Normal Schedule Explore, Discover, Ch...
Oct 24, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST swim fanatics, Midway through October and here comes meet season. WEST swimmers had a great showing at the October Challenge last weekend with many time drops and for many of our newer swimm...
Oct 11, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Dear Parents, Swimmers and Members, Welcome to another exciting week around WEST. Good Luck to the WEST swimmers competing this weekend at Kamiak High School for the October Challenge Meet. Here is ...
Oct 2, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Here is October and it is starting to feel like Winter already! Make sure we are taking vitamins and staying warm outside to avoid getting sick. We are busy as ever around WEST, so please stay connect...
Sep 27, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST swim fans, Well there goes September and here comes October. It's been a very busy month and things are about to get busier. Fall Yard/Gym Sale - Next Saturday Our first fundraiser of the y...
Sep 16, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Here we go! We are now midway through September and the kids are starting to get settled into the normal schedule. Team Kick-Off Party 2-5pm - This Saturday, Sept 21st (Pool Closed until 5pm) The tea...
Aug 31, 2013 - WELCOME BACK
Happy Labor Day Weekend everyone, I hope everyone is excited about getting back to swimming and school! Summer went by way too fast, like it always does, but everyone around WEST is looking forward to...
Aug 24, 2013 - "Optional" Practices Start Next Week and Other Reminders
Hope everyone has had a great summer. Optional Workouts start next week and we strongly encourage everyone to attend. This is a great opportunity for team bonding and to get a headstart on the season....
Aug 9, 2013 - WEST Swim Team 2013-2014 Registration - NOW AVAILABLE
We hope everyone is enjoying their summer and time away from WEST. Registration is now open for the 2013-2014 season - we will give first priority to currently enrolled WEST swimmers until August 23rd...
Jul 31, 2013 - Friday "Optional" Practice - Group Open Water Swim Instead
This Friday, we will NOT be holding our "optional" workout at WEST. Instead we will do a group open water swim at Martha Lake from 8-10am. Please meet at the main beach of Martha Lake ( click here for...
Jul 30, 2013 - The Little Team That Could
Thank you to everyone for such a successful PNS Championships! The meet ran very smoothly, even despite some technical challenges with the KCAC touchpads and starting systems. We had great feedback al...
Jul 24, 2013 - NO PRACTICE THURSDAY OR FRIDAY This Week & Optional Practices Schedule Next Week
We will NOT be holding practices at WEST this Thursday or Friday due to PNS Champs. The pool will be open, anyone still interested in swimming, contact your coach for a workout to do on your own. Also...
Jul 21, 2013 - Practice Schedule This Week
With taper this week and PNS Champs, we will operate under a reduced practice schedule through Thursday. No practice Friday or Saturday. Next week, we will swim through Thursday August 1st and then go...
Jul 14, 2013 - Taper Practice Schedule Next Week
Next week, we will operate under a different practice schedule due to swimmers traveling to compete at Senior Sectionals. Explore, Discover and Challenge Groups will operate under the normal schedule...
Jul 11, 2013 - Practice Schedule Changes Due to Seattle AG Open
Due to the majority of our swimmers and coaches attending the Seattle Age Group Open this weekend, we will operate under the following practice schedule for the next two days. Friday & Saturday: Explo...
Jul 11, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST fans, Championship season is here! Several of our Senior squad travel to Mt. Hood next week to compete at Senior Sectionals while the rest of us prepare to host PNS Champs July 25-28th. Seat...
Jun 26, 2013 - WEST Weekly
The month of June has come and gone and we are just around the corner of championship season! The kids have been training very hard, with the number of practices increasing drastically once school got...
Jun 20, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Here is Summer! Please read carefully and email us with any questions as the pool is going to be much busier and coaches will be traveling for meets and practices. Annual Awards Banquet Thank you ever...
Jun 13, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Ready, Set, Go! Summer starts next week, make sure you check the summer schedule (I summarized it below, so please keep reading...) No Colman practice this Friday - pool still closed for maintenanc...
Jun 11, 2013 - Team Banquet - Last Call!
This Saturday is our Annual Team Awards Banquet. We plan to honor our graduating seniors and recognize the swimmers for their hard work through out the year. We encourage everyone to attend! Today is ...
Jun 7, 2013 - WEST Weekly
I can't believe it's June! School is almost out and we will go to our Summer Schedule starting Wednesday, June 19th. Colman - Temporary Maintenance Closure NEXT WEEK There will be no Colman practice...
Jun 4, 2013 - WEST Dryland Bootcamp - Now Started!
What is Dryland Bootcamp? WEST has partnered with Engineered Sports in Everett to offer a functional strength training class. The class will focus on body awareness and strength that directly applie...
May 30, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Practice Clarification There is practice Thursday, Friday and Saturday for any swimmers from Accelerate & Senior groups not attending Pasco. Thursday - 3:30-6:30pm at WEST Friday - 5-8pm at Colman Sat...
May 27, 2013 - Team Practice Reminders
Reminder: NO PRACTICE TODAY. WEST is open normal hours . Accelerate & Senior Groups: tomorrow is the first day of Colman Pre-Season. Tuesday Practices will be as follows: Explore, Discover & Challen...
May 23, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Happy Memorial Day Weekend everyone! I can't believe May is almost over and Summer is right around the corner. Continue to stay rested as finals and end-of-the-year homework piles up. Remember to drin...
May 16, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Board Member Needed We are looking to fill a vacancy on the board, anyone interested, please contact Eddie or Nick by Friday, May 17 at 5pm. Swim-a-Thon Update Money is trickling in, but not near...
May 7, 2013 - Sockeye & Thunderbird Meets - IMPORTANT!
I have just received word from both Meet Directors for the Sockeye (KCAC) and Thunderbird (Anacortes) Meets (May 18th & 19th) and we can squeeze some swimmers in each meet. Sockeye has room for our 13...
May 2, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Swim-a-Thon: This Saturday! All swimmers were given brightly colored caps this week. They can be decorated with permanent markers and should be worn during Swim-a-Thon. Contact the coaches if you didn...
Apr 26, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Dear Swimmers, Parents and Members, Spring is here and May is just around the corner. Stay healthy and on-top of school work as the academic year winds down! NO PRACTICE SATURDAY - due to the majority...
Apr 17, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Dear Parents, Swimmers and Members, Welcome to another exciting week at WEST. The weather is starting to look like spring, let's hope it continues! Spring Clean Up Day - THIS SATURDAY Come lend a hand...
Apr 10, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST swimmers, parents and members, Welcome back to another fun week at WEST. Several of you are just returning from vacation and some of you are leaving for vacation now. WEST vs. Pac Dragons Re...
Mar 28, 2013 - WEST Weekly Part 2
Dear Parents, Swimmers and Members, With everything going on this week, we need to send out an update to the WEST Weekly. Practice Schedule Update s - I forgot about early AM practices and dryland f...
Mar 26, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Parents, Swimmers and Members, Welcome to another exciting week at WEST. Spring is here and this past weekend officially concluded the short course season. We had some amazing performances at the Nor...
Mar 22, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Happy Friday Everyone, Here we are in another busy week around the pool. Congratulations to those WEST swimmers that represented us at the Western Sectional Champs last weekend. We swam well and conti...
Mar 13, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Sectionals Psych Sheet Click Here for the Psych Sheet for this weekend's Senior Sectional Meet: http://www.usaswimming.org/_ Rainbow/meetpsychsheets/803_ Western Region SC Section Championship.pdf ...
Mar 6, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Divisional Champs THIS WEEKEND Check entries online . Click here for the PNS Meet Info Page. Timers Needed at Divisionals Occasionally we are required to provide timers at non-WEST-hosted meets. This...
Mar 1, 2013 - WEST Weekly
REMINDER: This Saturday is the Swim-a-Thon Letter Writing Party and Parent Meeting. Letter writing will take place immediately after each group's practice. While we will have a limited supply of form ...
Feb 21, 2013 - Friday & Saturday Practice Sxchedule (due to meet) and T-Shirt Distribution
With the meet this weekend, we will have an amended practice schedule as follows: Friday No Early AM Practice Accelerate & Challenge (swimmers not attending the meet): 4-6pm Pre-Comp, Explore & Discov...
Feb 21, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Here we go, WEST hosts our second swim meet of the year this weekend at Kamiak. Remember, we ask that everyone helps out and that working WEST hosted Swim Meets is the only way to satisfy the Voluntee...
Feb 14, 2013 - Important Message
Team Pictures THIS SATURDAY Please wear your Black WEST Swimming shirt and Team Suit we will be doing photos both in and out of the water this year. Order packets are in your family folder or can be...
Feb 7, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Feb 6, 2013 - POOL OPEN TOMORROW, Thurs Jan 7th
Thankfully, the pool pump has been repaired and we will be back to our Normal Schedule TOMORROW, Thursday January 7th. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate everyone's continued support. ...
Feb 6, 2013 - POOL CLOSED - Pump Down
UNfortunately, WEST will be closed today, February 6th 2013 due to electrical problems with our pool pump. We are working to fix it as quickly as possible and hope to be back open tomorrow. Please be ...
Feb 1, 2013 - Practice Saturday Feb 2
Due to the February Challenge there is NO practice tomorrow for Discover or Explore. Any Challenge swimmers (1 or 2) that aren't swimming in the meet, should come to Accelerate practice from 6-9am.
Jan 23, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Dear Parents, Here we go into another wild week at WEST. Weather has been getting cold, hope everyone is staying warm and healthy. We had a great time snow tubing last weekend, thanks to everyone that...
Jan 18, 2013 - Tubing and MLK Day Practice Schedule
Thank you everyone that responded to the team tubing trip this Sunday. We have almost 50 people RSVP and still have a couple extra tickets if anyone has decided late that they want to join. Unfortunat...
Jan 14, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST folks, Welcome back to another fun-filled week at WEST! We had great swims this past weekend at the January Challenge at Juania High School. It's great to see the changes that we've made thr...
Jan 5, 2013 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Community, Happy 2013! Hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable New Year, and good luck on your resolutions. WEST Annual General Board Meeting - Wednesday January 30th 7pm in Weight Room Pleas...
Dec 26, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Welcome Back Everyone! Hope everyone not only survived the holiday, but had a restful and happy day. We have a busy schedule this week with our traditional Holiday Training. Here is the remaining sche...
Dec 11, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swimfans, What a busy week, WEST swimmers competed at both the PNS 14&Under Championships and Junior Nationals. We had many outstanding swims, team records broken and top finishes at PNS, ev...
Dec 4, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Good Day WESTonians. Here we go, championship season is here in full force. Last weekend we had outstanding performances at Divisional Champs and great representation at the annual Husky Invitational....
Nov 28, 2012 - WEST Weekly (Part II)
Given all the excitement around WEST, I need to send out a couple more reminders: Thank you to everyone that attended last night's parent meeting. We wanted to also update everyone on the coaching pla...
Nov 27, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST swim fans, I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. We have been busy as ever around the pool as we prepare for upcoming Championship meets over the next three weekends! Be sure to check th...
Nov 26, 2012 - Important Reminders
Team Meeting - Tomorrow 7pm in Weight Room The board will be holding a meeting tomorrow night to answer any questions about the recent staff changes. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Team Gea...
Nov 21, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swimmers, Members and Families, Happy Thanksgiving! Can't believe holiday season is here and championships are right around the corner. This has been a very busy week around WEST, please sta...
Nov 20, 2012 - Important Parent Meeting - Next Tuesday 7pm
The Board will be holding a Parent Meeting on Tuesday, November 27th at 7pm in the WEST weightroom, to answer any questions about the recent staff changes. All Swim Team parents are invited and encour...
Nov 15, 2012 - Important Coach Message
Dear WEST Swimmers, Parents and Members, Ken has decided to leave WEST following 14 & Under Championships held December 7-9. We thank him for all that he has brought to WEST during his time with the...
Nov 14, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear Swimmers, Members and Parents, Here we go, into November, holidays just around the corner and our first hosted meet of the year! Age Group Invite - This Weekend! Click Here for the Timeline Click...
Nov 5, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Folks, Welcome to the start of another busy week here around the pool. I can't believe it is November already and the holidays are right around the corner. It's getting colder outside, so le...
Oct 25, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST swimmers, members and families, Fall is here and winter is well on its way. Things are busy as ever around the pool with Girls High School season coming to a conclusion soon and Boys season ...
Oct 18, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST, Lot's going on around the pool and the seasons are changing quickly. People are getting sick, so make sure you are taking your vitamins, eating right and staying warm after practice. We had...
Oct 12, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WESTies, Swim Meet This Weekend! NO PRACTICE for those attending the meet. Practice on Saturday for anyone NOT attending will be held from 8-10am. We would like to remind everyone to please be 30...
Oct 3, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Folk, Fall Yardsale - This Saturday, Oct 6th We are now accepting donations for our annual Fall Yardsale taking place this Saturday. You can sign up on line or at the pool to help out with t...
Sep 26, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swimmers, Parents and Community Members, Team Equipment - Orders Due TODAY! There is still time to get your team equipment ordered and receive the sponsorship discount prices. We have to bul...
Sep 25, 2012 - Team Equipment Order - Closes Tomorrow
Team Equipment - Orders Due by TOMORROW, Sept 26th There is still time to get your team equipment ordered and receive the sponsorship discount prices. We have to bulk order items to get the discounts ...
Sep 19, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swimmers, Parents and Community Members, Team Equipment - Orders Due by WEDNESDAY, Sept 26th There is still time to get your team equipment ordered and receive the sponsorship discount price...
Sep 19, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swimmers, Parents and Community Members, Team Equipment - Orders Due by WEDNESDAY, Sept 26th There is still time to get your team equipment ordered and receive the sponsorship discount price...
Sep 11, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WESTies, Welcome to the second official week of practices, things are starting to settle in around the pool as we hope the kids are doing in school. This past weekend's Kick Off BBQ was a great s...
Sep 7, 2012 - Email Miscommunication
I apologize for the several emails, apparently the WEST Weekly that was intended to be sent August 30th, only just went out last night. I am sorry for the confusion, here are some important reminders....
Sep 6, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swimmers, Parents and Members, Welcome back to the first official week of practice, hope everyone is adjusting to their new schedules. Registration Paperwork - please turn it in ASAP We need...
Aug 30, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swimmers, Parents and Members, Welcome back! Hope everyone enjoyed their time off and make the most of the next few days before school starts back up. Swim Team Billing - Registration Error ...
Aug 30, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swimmers, Parents and Members, Welcome back! Hope everyone enjoyed their time off and make the most of the next few days before school starts back up. Swim Team Billing - Registration Error ...
Jul 31, 2012 - REGISTRATION OPEN for 2012-2013 Season
Registration has begun for the 2012-2013 season and will be done on a first-come,first serve basis with priority given to returning swimmer: Click Here for the 2012-2013 Registration Packet
Jul 31, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swimming Fanatics, Well we did it, we hosted a very successful PNS Long Course Championship Meet! Much thanks to the volunteers that made the meet run as smooth as possible and GREAT JOB to ...
Jul 24, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Well, here it is: the final week of official practices for the Summer and PNS Long Course Champs this weekend! We've all worked really hard all season, and this weekend will be the culmination of all ...
Jul 19, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swim Fanatics, More than halfway through July, where has time gone this summer? PNS Champs are one week away and the WEST pool continues to be packed with kids and families all day, everyday...
Jul 13, 2012 - Important Reminders for Saturday July 14th
Happy Bastille Day tomorrow! Here are a few quick reminders: POOL CLOSED Saturday July 14th until 5pm for Summer League Meet. Lessons will still be held during their normal times. There will still be ...
Jul 10, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swimmers and Families, Here we go, championship season is quickly approaching and we are very busy around WEST getting prepared for all the excitement to come over the next few weeks. Seattl...
Jul 5, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swimmers and Families, Here we are, into July and it's just starting to feel like summer. I hope everyone had an enjoyable and safe Fourth of July. Seattle Senior Open - This Weekend There's...
Jun 26, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swim Fanatics, If you have been by the pool this week, you can tell that summer is here! Things are jam-packed at the pool all day long and finding an open lane for lap swim can be quite a c...
Jun 24, 2012 - Summer Schedule Starts Tomorrow - NO 7-9am Accelerate Practice
Reminder: Summer Schedule Starts Tomorrow! However, NO 7-9am Accelerate Practice Monday Morning as we transition into the new schedule.
Jun 20, 2012 - Practice Schedule Next Week - Those Still in School
We understand that many kids are still in school next week and will have a transitional practice schedule to accomodate. We strongly urge everyone that can make it, to come to the new schedule to help...
Jun 19, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear fellow WESTies, August Championship Meet Following feedback from several of you, we are going to plan to attend the Age Group Zone meet as a post PNS Championship meet. Swimmers will represent no...
Jun 12, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swimmers, Parents and Patrons, Close to the middle of June already and things are busier than ever around WEST. We've got some time off from meets right now to focus mainly on training and...
May 30, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST folk, Welcome to June! Spring is flying by and summer is almost upon us. The team heads to Pasco this weekend for the Tri-Cities Invitational and we've got lots going on as we gear up for ou...
May 30, 2012 - Practice Schedule - Not Going to Pasco
If you are not attending the Tri Cities Invite in Pasco, there still will be practice at the following times: Thursday - normal schedule Friday - normal afternoon schedule, no AM practice Saturday - E...
May 23, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST swimmers, members and families, We had a great meet last weekend at the Pacific Coast Invitational - lots of best times including several new qualifiers for Champs - great job everyone. Also...
May 17, 2012 - Vacant Board Seat
Please disregard my last email about the vacant board seat. The board met on Monday May 14th, reviewed nominations and voted on the vacant position. Krissy Davis was selected, congratulations. We look...
May 17, 2012 - Vacant Board Seat
Please disregard my last email about the vacant board seat. The board met on Monday May 14th, reviewed nominations and voted on the vacant position. Krissy Davis was selected, congratulations. We look...
May 17, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST fans, Halfway through May, and spring is certainly here. It has been busy around the pool as we gear up for the Pac Coast meet this weekend. Help Needed at Pac Coast SSC was very nice to let...
May 9, 2012 - Vacant Board Seat
We currently have an open "at large" board position that needs to be filled. The board will be voting on a replacement during our next closed board meeting on Monday May 14th. If you would like to be ...
May 9, 2012 - Vacant Board Seat
We currently have an open "at large" board position that needs to be filled. The board will be voting on a replacement during our next closed board meeting on Monday May 21st. If you would like to be ...
May 8, 2012 - WEST Awards Banquet - May 26th
We are going to hold our first annual WEST Spring Awards Banquet. Select swimmers from each group will be receiving awards and we will be honoring our graduating seniors. I Where: Old Spaghetti Factor...
May 8, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear Swim Fans, Well Spring is certainly here: getting lighter at night and finally some absolutely beautiful weather. Things are busy as always around WEST, here is the run-down. Yardsale Success Las...
Apr 25, 2012 - Dick LaFave - Final Entries & Timeline
Several WEST swimmers were cut out of the Dick LaFave meet for this weekend because the meet was oversubscribed and we mistakenly entered some swimmers that did not have the necessary qualifying tim...
Apr 24, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST swimmers, parents and members. Here we go, into our second full week of the season and with our first long course meet coming up this weekend. Thanks again to everyone that participated in t...
Apr 19, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST swimmers, parents and members, Off to another busy week at WEST. Most of you got a chance to meet our newest addition to the coaching staff: Ken. He is really excited to be part of WEST and ...
Apr 13, 2012 - Thank You
Hello West, Just wanted to write and say thanks to all for letting me share this last year with you. I really valued my time here at West and will miss each and every one of you. Never have I felt...
Apr 13, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Going Away Party for Sam We will be having a brief going away party for Sam at the pool tonight from 6:15-7:15pm. Hope to see everyone there! Reminder: SWIM-A-THON TOMORROW! Participation is mandatory...
Apr 10, 2012 - Practice Reminder
We would like to remind everyone that the swim team will return to practice tomorrow, Wednesday April 11th. The new schedule and group move-ups all go into effect tomorrow. Also, there will be NO morn...
Apr 6, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear Swimmers, Parents and Club Members, This week WEST swim team is on break and will return to practice Wednesday, April 11th. As most of you have heard by now, Coach Sam will not be returning to WE...
Mar 27, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear Swim Fans, Well here it is: our last week of the short course season. Age Group Regionals are this week and we will take our spring break next week. Age Group Regionals Meet Info Please be aware ...
Mar 21, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Swimming Fanatics, Welcome to another pivotal week here at WEST. We've got lots going on, preparing for champs, planning field trips and gearing up for the long course season. Friday Field T...
Mar 19, 2012 - NCAA Tickets
We plan to attend the Men's NCAA Championship this Friday, March 23rd. Finals start at 7pm so we will leave the WEST pool following practice. We have been working on carpools and currently have Eddie ...
Mar 16, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST families, Welcome back to another very exciting week around the pool. We've got a lot going on, so please read closely! Late Fees Due to the lack of response setting up the autopay feature o...
Mar 8, 2012 - WEST weekly
Happy Thursday all WEST members, Hope everyone is enjoying the warmer weather and sunshine. Want to kick off this WEST weekly with important member news. All Member News: As you may know by now, we...
Feb 29, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear Swim Fans, What an exciting time to be a part of WEST! We just had our second home hosted meet of the year and it was a great success. The coaching and management team would like to thank everyon...
Feb 22, 2012 - WEST weekly
Good afternoon WESTers, Here we are in the middle of week 27! It seems spring is just around the corner, and it is that exciting time again where fast swimming will be occuring all through the coun...
Feb 20, 2012 - Lake Washington Masters Meet Results
WEST Masters, Great work this weekend at the Lake Washington Masters Meet. You all rocked some great Personal Records. And we posted a few photos on our FB page =D Results are HERE: https://www.team...
Feb 19, 2012 - Monday (Presidents Day) Practice Reminder
Reminder: practice for challenge and accelerate groups will be held from 5:30 to 7:30am. There will NOT be any afternoon practice, enjoy the day off!
Feb 17, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST families and patrons, Here we are in another pivotal week around the pool. We are only a few weeks out from championships and about to start taper, so it's critical we start mentally prepari...
Feb 9, 2012 - WEST
Dear WEST members, swimmers and parents, Here we are, in the middle of another exciting week and enjoying some much appreciated sunshine. Things are busy as always at the pool, with several important ...
Feb 6, 2012 - Swim-A-Thon Letter Writting Information
We are gearing up for our annual Swim-A-Thon. This is our LARGEST fundraiser of the year, and in the past has allowed WEST to take on projects such as resurfacing the pool and updating the facility. T...
Feb 1, 2012 - PLEASE SET UP AUTO-PAY
The monthly dues have been processed today, and many people are still not set up for autopayment. PLEASE, log-in to your account and set up the autopayment option. Memberships will be SUSPENDED and LA...
Jan 31, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear WESTonians, Welcome back to another exciting week at WEST. Hope everyone is sticking to their new years resolutions and enjoying the nicer weather. Port Angeles Challenge Meet Please click here t...
Jan 24, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Dear parents, swimmers and race fans, Welcome back from our unexpected break from swimming, hope everyone survived the storm. Thanks again for your patience and cooperation with amended schedules last...
Jan 20, 2012 - Open for Business
WEST is open for business! Please stay tuned to the weather stations as an official 'State of Emergency' has been declared for Washington and Oregon. Flooding and power outages are anticipated. Be s...
Jan 20, 2012 - Normal Swim team practice today/tomorrow
There will be normal WEST swim team practice tonight (Friday) and tomorrow morning (Saturday). Additionally, the pool is open and back on normal hours for all members. thanks. staff
Jan 19, 2012 - Practice Canceled - WA Open Update
Dear Parents and Swimmers, The Washington Open's Thursday events are CANCELED. The meet is planning to start tomorrow morning as regularly scheduled. Please call the KCAC weather hotline at 206-296-44...
Jan 19, 2012 - WA Open Update for Friday session
Dear parents and swimmers, The Friday morning prelims session of the WA Open has been canceled. Friday's events will be swum as TIMED FINALS starting in the afternoon. Warm-Ups: 1pm Meet Start: 2:15pm...
Jan 19, 2012 - OPEN Friday 1/20
WEST will be open for normal operating hours on Friday January 20th.
Jan 18, 2012 - Closed Thursday
WEST will be closed on Thursday January 19th. All classes, lap/open swim, and lessons are canceled.
Jan 18, 2012 - Practice Canceled - Club Closed
Dear parents, swimmers, and members, Due to the current weather, we are CANCELING this morning's (Wednesday, January 18) practice. The club is also closed at the current moment and all classes and pr...
Jan 17, 2012 - Pool still closed.
The pool is still closed at this time. No Tuesday lessons.
Jan 17, 2012 - TUES PRACTICE - 11:30am ALL GROUPS!
Tuesday, January 17th: Due to the snow, we will be holding practice for ALL GROUPS starting at 11:30am. Challenge and Accelerate Groups: 11:30am - 2pm Explore and Discover Groups: 11:30-1pm Please dri...
Jan 17, 2012 - Closed
At this time, WEST is closing (effective 8:05 AM on 1/17/12). We may re-open later today if conditions improve. Stay tuned.
Jan 17, 2012 - WEST weekly
Hello all; Thank you to those who attended today's practice and risked life and limb! Roads don't seem too bad as of now. Given the forecast tomorrow (lots of snow in the afternoon) and assuming all ...
Jan 17, 2012 - Offials Clinic at WEST - Jan 27 6pm
WEST Officials (and future officials), Jeff Moorman will be holding an Initial Stroke and Turn Clinic at WEST on Friday, 27 January, at 6pm. Please pass this on to other interested parents. There...
Jan 16, 2012 - Lessons Canceled and Pool Closed Early
WEST will be closing tonight at 4:00 PM due to the anticipated severe weather and poor road conditions in the local neighborhood. Swimming lessons will be CANCELED this evening, Monday January 16th. ...
Jan 15, 2012 - PRACTICE CANCELLED - Monday Jan 16th
Due to the weather and icy road conditions, ALL Practices Monday (Jan 16th) morning are cancelled . The pool will still be open , so feel free to come by for a swim if you are brave enough to ventur...
Jan 11, 2012 - WEST Weekly
Jan 6, 2012 - Next Board Meeting - Wednesday January 25th at 7pm in weight room
We have three board positions we will be voting on at the next Board Meeting: Secretary and 2 At-Large board positions. Please mark your calendar so you are present to vote. Let Diane Kennedy ( di...
Jan 5, 2012 - WEST weekly
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Jan 1, 2012 - Reminder: Back to Normal Schedule Mon, Jan 2nd
Happy New Year! We hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable holiday this past week and are very excited to get back to our normal schedule. We will be returning to our normal operating schedule tomorro...
Dec 29, 2011 - WEST weekly
Good morning all WESTies, Hope everyone had a great christmas and is looking forward to an even better new year. We have been in a heavy training load down at the pool. Thanks to all those who hav...
Dec 19, 2011 - WEST weekly
Good afternoon, WEST! Hooray, the Christmas invitationals are now complete! This past weekend we had Conner McGinnis, Matt Williamson, Lauren Cooley, Brianna Lucien, Clara Cannon, Mariah Williamson, ...
Dec 19, 2011 - Board Meeting & Elections Coming Up
Our next Board Meeting in late January will also consist of board elections. Anyone interested in running for a board position should notify a current board member or email Nick ( nick@westswimteam.co...
Dec 13, 2011 - WEST weekly
WEST weekly Good Afternoon WEST members/supporters/parents/fans, wanted to start this WEST weekly by congratulating all 24 swimmers who competed in last week's PNS championships. It truly was ...
Dec 12, 2011 - No A.M. practice for Challenge 1/2 this week
There will be no Morning practice for Challenge 1 and 2 swimmers this Wednesday (December 14th) or Friday (December 16th). thanks. Staff
Dec 12, 2011 - REMINDER: Board Meeting Tomorrow Night
We will hold our next regular board meeting tomorrow, December 13th at 7pm in the weight room. Hope all can attend.
Dec 8, 2011 - Reminder: No PM Practice for Challenge or Accelerate Friday Dec 9th
Just to remind everyone, there will be no afternoon practice Friday December 9th. Everyone is encouraged to attend the morning practice at 5am.
Dec 8, 2011 - Practice Friday; PNS warmup reminders
Hello all, A reminder for a few things. 1. Practice for Accelerate will be at normal time tomorrow A.M. (and any non-PNS Challenge 1/2 Kids that would like to attend) but there will be no practice f...
Dec 8, 2011 - IMPORTANT: Please physically send in December payments
Dear WEST Families and Patrons, The club's recent computer issues did not allow this past month's billing to be processed automatically as it usually is, and virtually everyone now has an outstan...
Dec 7, 2011 - Hot Tub - Closed Indefinitely
Due to repetitive and complex issues with every aspect of the hot tub system (pump, drain cover, pipes, and now heater unit) WEST will focus its facility attention elsewhere at this time and the hot t...
Dec 7, 2011 - *Attention* New Billing Instructions
Dec 6, 2011 - WEST weekly
Good afternoon WEST members, We've started our final couple weeks of our holiday Championship meets; We successfully kicked off our December championship season with some outstanding performances bot...
Nov 30, 2011 - Divisional Champs timeline
Hello all. Those attending the divisional championship meet, here is the scheduled timeline. Please arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled warmup! thanks. staff http://www.teamunify.com/pnsoac/__do...
Nov 30, 2011 - WEST Weekly
Good Day WEST swimfans, Buckle up, we are into Championship season! This weekend we will be competing both at the Divisional Championships in Bremerton and Husky Invitational at UW. Next weekend is PN...
Nov 23, 2011 - Thank You Note from Meet Director
I am thankful to be part of such a great TEAM. Thank you all for rolling up your sleeves at this busy time of year and contributing to our great team effort in putting on the WEST November Age Grou...
Nov 22, 2011 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST Parents, First off, let me congratulate everyone on a great hosted meet. Everything ran very smooth and we had some good swims accross the board. To view the results, click here . Winter...
Nov 21, 2011 - Thank You Officials!
WEST Officials, Thank you for a great weekend. SEVEN WEST officials were working towards the next level of qualification (4 novice S&T and 3 novice Starters). For the Novice S&T Officials, you are e...
Nov 21, 2011 - Discover/Explore Practices Cancelled tonight!
We had a fecal incident in the pool tonight (lessons), so there will be no Discover, Challenge 2 or Explore practice this evening. We apologize for the inconvenience. We will be open at our normal t...
Nov 21, 2011 - Team "Mom" Meeting Recap
Hello Everyone, Here is a review of last night's meeting of the TM minds: The focus was the upcoming WEST Winter Bash to be held: Monday, December 19 . Start time: 6:35pm (immediately following ...
Nov 18, 2011 - no practice for challenge/accelerate tomorrow
Due to the meet, there will be no practice for Challenge/Accelerate groups tomorrow; However, we will still have Discover/Explore practice at its normal time. Finally, please see the attached docume...
Nov 16, 2011 - WEST Weekly
Nov 15, 2011 - Note from Meet Director
Greetings! Thanks to everyone who has volunteered to help out at the November Invite meet that we host at Kamiak High School pool this next weekend. There are still a few openings; if you haven't...
Nov 9, 2011 - WEST Weekly
Dear WEST parents, swimmers and general fans, What an exciting week at WEST. We are coming off some of our heaviest training and getting prepared for our November Age Group Invitational, our first ho...
Nov 7, 2011 - "Team Moms" Meeting Recap
Please Read the below note from Chris Pressler recapping the "Team Moms" Meeting they had last week. Thank you to those that were able to attend. To those who could not: We missed you! Here is ...
Nov 2, 2011 - WEST WEEKLY
Good afternoon WEST swimmers and parents. It is another solid week at the pool. We are already in the midst of week 11, if you can believe it. For the challenge and accelerate groups, this will be t...
Oct 28, 2011 - Next Board Meeting - December 13 at 7pm
Our next general Board meeting will be held December 13th at 7pm. Everyone is encouraged to attend.
Oct 28, 2011 - Nutrition? Here is food for thought...
Hello all, With the difficult training your swimmers are doing daily, the question you must ask as a parent is if they are meeting their nutritional needs. Here is a great article on the USA swimming...
Oct 25, 2011 - WEST Weekly
Good Day WEST swimmers and parents, We are off to another busy and exciting week at WEST. Parent Meeting Wrap Up We held a breif parent meeting last night, giving us a chance to meet many of the new...
Oct 20, 2011 - WEST Weekly
Good Day WESTonians, It's been quite a busy week and we are entering some of our heaviest training of the season. Let's make sure the swimmers are eating and drinking enough water as well as getting e...
Oct 20, 2011 - One More Weekly Note
Almost forgot: We have the November Age Group Invite coming up. We will be selling ads in the heat sheet at $ 100 for full page, $50 for half, $25 for quarter page ad. Please email Pam Williamson i...
Oct 13, 2011 - Posted Timeline for Challenge Meet
Oct 12, 2011 - WEST Weekly
Good Morning West folk. As you all know, this weekend is the First challenge meet of the season at Kamiak High School . We have received alot of questions regarding the timeline, which has not...
Oct 12, 2011 - Parent Meeting Clarification
Hello All. I did not realize that when I posted the parent meeting time, I posted it as 8:30 a.m. when in fact it will be at 8:30 p.m. at the pool . I apologize for the miscommunication. Furthe...
Oct 6, 2011 - West Weekly
Happy Thursday all WESTies. We are already 7 weeks into our season and getting into the thick of our training. Over the next 6 weeks or so, We are going to be in the most intensive phase of our train...
Sep 30, 2011 - Meet Declaration Forms NEEDED ASAP!
If you have not already done so, please turn in your Meet Declaration Form to the front office AS SOON AS POSSIBLE! We have sent out more than 3 reminders, however we still only have a handful of form...
Sep 29, 2011 - WEST Weekly
Website We are setting up our new website, feel free to check it out at westswimteam.com . NEW TEAM EMAILS With the new website, we are also moving to new email addresses. So far we have set up ...