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Mar 25, 2020 - 3/[email protected]:30-KKW Public Board Meeting- See Below
First of all- Thank you, membership, for all your patience. We understand the changes and uncertainty surrounding COVID-are difficult for everyone in our community. Given the COVID-19 local and nat...
Jan 8, 2020 - Next KKW Board Mtg
Due to scheduling conflicts our December KKW Board meeting was canceled on December 18. Our next regular board meeting will occur on January 8, 2020 at 5:30-7:00 PM in the Rec Center Activity Room. A ...
Jan 3, 2020 - Looking for Assistant Coaches
KKW is looking for assistant coaches for our program. If you have taught swimming,. or had experience coaching previously, was a swimmer. You must love working with young swimmers. This is a part-ti...
Nov 20, 2019 - last Day to Sign up for November Time trials
Today is the last chance to sign up for the November Time Trial that will be Saturday
Jun 25, 2019 - Patrick Goodbye
To KKW swimmers and parents: August would mark 5 years that I have served as Head Coach for the Ketchikan Killer Whales Swim Club. I have enjoyed working with the kids and parents on the club throu...
Jun 13, 2019 - KKW Community Action
Ketchikan Killer Whales Swim Club: This upcoming season we will be doing a community-related donation drive or activity each month. I am excited for the club to have opportunities to strengthen our co...
Jun 11, 2019 - 4th of July Parade
KKW PARENTS, It is that time of year again that we are gearing up for the 4 of July parade. We are requesting families to bring bags of candy so that our children will be able to toss to the crowd. ...
May 21, 2019 - Team Banquet RSVP
Hello KKW parents and swimmers! Another great swim season is coming to an end & it’s time to celebrate! The end-of-season Banquet is this Saturday 5/25/19 3-5PM at the Crow’s Nest. Hope to see you all...
Apr 8, 2019 - KKW Team Sponsorship Fundraiser
Dear KKW Parents, It is that time again for our Sponsorship drive. Sponsorship packets will be available online. Please remember, families who previously received an amount from a business the pr...
Apr 2, 2019 - Senior Practice Schedule
The Senior Group practice on Mondays and Fridays has been changed effective 5 April 2019 until the end of the season in May. The Senior Group will have practice on Mondays and Fridays 4:30-6:30pm ...
Mar 19, 2019 - April Time Trial Volunteer Positions Available
Positions are now posted and available to sign up and help at the April Time Trial. Please log into your account and navigate to the events tab from the main website. Select the April Time Trial and ...
Mar 19, 2019 - April Birthday Cupcakes Volunteer Positions Available
Positions are now posted and available to sign up and help at the April Birthday Cupcakes. Please log into your account and navigate to the events tab from the main website. Select the April Birthday...
Mar 12, 2019 - KKW Spring Break Practice
KKW will not be holding regular practice over spring break. We will be doing a stroke clinic the week of spring break, 18-22 March 2019. All groups are welcome to attend each evening 5-6pm for this...
Mar 6, 2019 - Updated IMX and Virtual Club Championships
Running results for the IMX and IMReady Program are posted to the website and can be found by clicking HERE . These programs are important because they teach diversity in the sport and ecourage swimm...
Feb 20, 2019 - Team Pictures and Swim-A-Thon
Reminder that team pictures are Friday 22 February 2019 (This Friday). All swimmers are expected to be attending for the team photo in their KKW 2018-2019 team t-shirt. Individual pictures are start...
Feb 20, 2019 - Alaska Swim Camp Opportunity
Hi Team! We have some exciting news! We have been invited to attend a five-day Elite Technique Academy being produced by Fitter and Faster at the UAF Patty Pool in Fairbanks on June 17th-21st! ...
Feb 13, 2019 - KKW Raffle Tickets
KKW Parents, I will be out of town from the 14th thru the 18th. Nissa Dash has graciously agreed to handle the raffle tickets in my absence. You can contact her at 509-792-4497 if you are in need of ...
Feb 6, 2019 - KKW Raffle Tickets
KKW Parents, Due to the cancellation of practice today due to weather and road conditions, I will not be at the pool to assist with raffle tickets. I will be at the pool as scheduled Thursday when pr...
Feb 6, 2019 - No KKW Practice Tonight 6 February 2019
Due to the road conditions and the schools canceling their after school activities we will be canceling practice tonight Wednseaday 6 February 2019. Get home safe and have fun playing in the snow. ...
Jan 31, 2019 - KKW Annual Raffle Start
It’s time for the KKW annual raffle! This year we have put together some amazing prizes that will appeal to everyone. The funds raised will go towards our pool fees, equipment, and making sure that ou...
Jan 30, 2019 - February Inter Squad Meet Volunteers needed
At this point we do not have enough volunteers to successfully put on the Time Trial this weekend. If we do not have enough sign ups for volunteer spot by tomorrow evening we will cancel the Time Tri...
Jan 23, 2019 - March Birthday Cupcakes Volunteer Positions Available
Positions are now posted and available to sign up and help at the March Birthday Cupcakes. Please log into your account and navigate to the events tab from the main website. Select the March Birthday...
Jan 23, 2019 - March Inter Squad Meet Time Trial Volunteer Position Available
Positions are now posted and available to sign up and help at the March Inter Squad Time Trial. Please log into your account and navigate to the events tab from the main website. Select the March Int...
Jan 23, 2019 - Swim-A-Thon job sign ups available
Positions are now posted and available to sign up and help at the annual KKW Swim-A-Thon Please log into your account and navigate to the events tab from the main website. Select the KKW Swim-A-Thon ...
Jan 23, 2019 - 10 and Under Alaska State Championships Results
The results for the 10 and under State Championship Postal meet have been finalized and awards will be handed out at the Alaska Age Group Championship meet in February. Overall our team did outstand...
Jan 11, 2019 - Updated IMX and Virtual Club Championships
Running results for the IMX and IMReady Program are posted to the website and can be found by clicking HERE . These programs are important because they teach diversity in the sport and ecourage swimm...
Jan 11, 2019 - KKW Swim a Thon Start
It's that time! Time to start raising money! On 2/22/19 at 5:00 PM , the Ketchikan Killer Whales will be running the KKW 2018 Swim-A-Thon event to raise critically needed money to fund team ope...
Dec 31, 2018 - KKW Practice Resumes Wednesday 9 January 2019
Practice will resume the evening of Wednesday 9 December 2019. The Time Trial Themes for January and February have been swapped. Here are some important dates coming up: Winter Break, No Practic...
Dec 20, 2018 - KKW Practice Canceled tonight 20 December 2018
We are going to cancel practice tonight Thursday 20 December 2018. The pool is still working on the air handling unit and the part to replace is arriving today and still needs to be installed. We wi...
Dec 20, 2018 - KKW Team T-Shirts
Good afternoon KKW, Due to today’s practice cancellation Patty will be at the pool tomorrow to hand out team t-shirts around 4:30 PM instead. Everyone gets one. See her tomorrow to get yours.
Dec 19, 2018 - KKW Team T-Shirts
Hi Swimmers & Families, I will be at the pool tomorrow (Thursday Dec. 20th) between 5:30 & 5:45 pm to distribute team t-shirts. See you all tomorrow. Patty
Dec 19, 2018 - KKW Practice Canceled tonight Wednesday 19 December
Due to the the air handling unit being broken and poor air quality in the pool we will be canceling practice tonight Wednesday 19 December 2018. We will have practice as regularly scheduled tomor...
Dec 16, 2018 - KKW Mike Smithers Decathlon Success
Thank you all for a very successful weekend in Ketchikan hosting the Mike Smithers Decathlon. The meet was a great success in no short part to Nissa Dash as meet director and every family who gave...
Dec 14, 2018 - KKW Team T-Shirts
Hello KKW swimmers and families, Team shirts will be ready next week. If you’d like to have your shirt personalized with either your first name, last name, or first initial & last name please let Pat...
Dec 4, 2018 - February Birthday Cupcakes Positions Available
Positions are now posted and available to sign up and help at the February Birthday Cupcakes. Please log into your account and navigate to the events tab from the main website. Select the February Bi...
Dec 4, 2018 - February IMX Challenge Time Trial Volunteer Positions Available
Positions are now posted and available to sign up and help at the February IMX Challenge Time Trial. Please log into your account and navigate to the events tab from the main website. Select the Febr...
Nov 21, 2018 - KKW Competition Caps
color:="" font-variant-east-asian:="" font-variant-numeric:="" new="" style= "font-size: 10pt; font-family: " times="" vertical-align:="" white-space:="">Competition Caps are in and available from you...
Nov 20, 2018 - KKW Mike Smithers Decathlon Hospitality
As we are gearing up to host the Mike Smithers Decathlon, we are in need of food for the hospitality room. The sign-up sheet for food needed is located outside the coach’s office and attached to this ...
Nov 5, 2018 - January Birthday Cupcakes
Positions are now posted and available to sign up and help at the January Birthday Cupcakes. Please log into your account and navigate to the events tab from the main website. Select the January Birt...
Nov 5, 2018 - January Black vs White Intra Squad Meet Volunteer Positions Available
Positions are now posted and available to sign up and help at the January Black vs White Intra Squad Meet. Please log into your account and navigate to the events tab from the main website. Select th...
Nov 5, 2018 - Alaska 10 and Under Postal Championship Meet Volunteer Positions Available
Positions are now posted and available to sign up and help at the Alaska 10 and Under Postal Championship Meet. Please log into your account and navigate to the events tab from the main website. Sele...
Nov 5, 2018 - KKW Mike Smithers Decathlon Volunteer Positions Available
Positions are now posted and available to sign up and help at the 2018 Mike Smithers December Decathlon Swim Meet, hosted by us. Please log into your account and navigate to the events tab from the ma...
Oct 16, 2018 - November Pentathlon Time Trial Job Sign Ups available
Positions are now posted and available to sign up and help at the November Pentathlon Time Trial. Please log into your account and navigate to the events tab from the main website. Select the Novemb...
Oct 16, 2018 - November Birthday Cupcakes Volunteer Positions Open
Positions are now posted and available to sign up and help at the November Birthday Cupcakes. Please log into your account and navigate to the events tab from the main website. Select the November Bi...
Sep 20, 2018 - KKW Swim Cap Online Ordering is Available
Swim Caps are available via the instructions included. The team store for ordering swim caps closes on 10 October 2018. These caps are competition caps and all swimmers are required to have them ...
Sep 4, 2018 - Kayhi Kings Home Meet Volunteer Job Opportunities Available
Positions are open for the Kayhi Kings Home Meet held in October. Kayhi give KKW a donation for supplying volunteers and running a successful meet annually for them. All families are required to sup...
Sep 4, 2018 - October IMX Challenge Time Trial Volunteer Positions Open
Positions are now posted and available to sign up and help at the October IMX Challenge Time Trial. Please log into your account and navigate to the events tab from the main website. Select the Octob...
Sep 4, 2018 - October Birthday Cupcakes Volunteer Positions Open
Positions are now posted and available to sign up and help at the October Birthday Cupcakes. Please log into your account and navigate to the events tab from the main website. Select the October Birt...
Aug 27, 2018 - Officials Training
KKW Parents I want to thank you for the great turnout we had for the Stroke & Turn Official class. It was great to hear that we had so many show up. Again, I would like to say a HUGE THANK YOU to Za...
Aug 20, 2018 - KKW 2018-2019 Team Registration is open
KKW Families, Registration is open for the 2018-2019 swim season. Families are required to register their swimmers through our online registration portal on our website. To proceed through the ...
Aug 17, 2018 - Officials Training Scheduled
THANK YOU EVERYONE THAT HAS SIGNED UP FOR THE CERTIFIED STROKE AND TURN OFFICIALS CLASS. A SPECIAL THANKS TO ZAC FOR VOLUNTEERING HIS TIME AND TEACHING THIS CLASS. MARK IT ON YOUR CALENDER!!!! SUNDA...
Aug 15, 2018 - Officials Training Scheduled
OFFICIALS TRAINING SUNDAY AUGUST 26TH AT NOON . PLACE: IBEW HALL (NEXT TO SALVATION ARMY THRIFT STORE ON STEDMAN STREET) THIS IS THE FIRST PART OF THE TRAINING. YOU WILL HAVE TO ALSO DO AN ONLINE EX...
Aug 15, 2018 - Evening Practice Starts Monday
Evening practices start on Monday. The team calendar on the website has the practice times updated for the season for each group. Please aquainte yourself with the practice times. Group definitions ...
Aug 9, 2018 - Pumpkin Palooza Meet Changed
The hosts of the Pumpkin Palooza meet in Poulsbo, Washington have canceled the meet for this year. In its place is a meet very similar being held in Snahomish, Washington that we will travel to. S...
Aug 3, 2018 - Volunteer Spots Open for September Birthday Cupcakes
Positions are now posted and available to sign up and help at the September Birthday Cupcakes. Please log into your account and navigate to the events tab from the main website. Select the September ...
Aug 3, 2018 - Volunteer Spots Open for September Time Trial
Positions are now posted and available to sign up and help at the September Time Trial. Please log into your account and navigate to the events tab from the main website. Select the September Time Tr...
May 10, 2018 - 2018-2019 Team Meet Schedule Available
The KKW Meet schedule is now available on our website under the "Events and Meets" tab. Please take some time to look it over and mark your calendars for the upcoming year. Coaches are available t...
May 3, 2018 - Summer Practice Schedule Available
Summer practice for the Killer Whales is available on our website. It is found under the calendar tab in the top left portion of the website. Once navigating to the calendar page select the group yo...
May 3, 2018 - KKW Board Elections
Apr 18, 2018 - KKW Sponsorship
Hey everyone, just a quick reminder that we are down to just a month left in our sponsorship program. This is our last fundraiser of the season and last chance for members to meet their fundraising c...
Apr 1, 2018 - Team Apparel
We have apparel for sale at the pool for those that are interested. Let one of the coaches know what you are interested in and we will get you what you would like. We will bill your account so no ca...
Mar 1, 2018 - Age Group Boys Locker Room
The boys are still continuing with the 10 minute locker room time limit after practice. This means that the boys have until 6:10 daily to be changed and out of the locker room. Please remind your swi...
Sep 1, 2017 - Team Equipment
We have had many swimmers in the water without their daily equipment with them. Depending on the group swimmers are required to have equipment with them daily. The pool has pull buoys and kickboards ...
Sep 1, 2017 - KKW Coffee
Does KKW sell coffee? Yes we sell coffee!!!! We realized that quite a few of our members are not aware that we sell Killer Whale coffee roasted fresh weekly by the The Green Coffee Bean Company right...
Sep 1, 2017 - Team Caps
Competition Caps are in and available from your coaches. -Swimmer are required to wear the appropriate cap when competing. Time trials are a sanctioned meet and are considered competition. - Blac...
Feb 26, 2017 - KKW Represents at Age Group Champs in Fairbanks
KKW Represents at Age Group Champs in Fairbanks Four members of KKW recently traveled to Fairbanks for the Alaska Age Group Championships meet hosted by the Northern Area Aquatics Committee. The gir...
Jan 29, 2017 - KKW Sends 3 to AK Senior Champs
Alaska Senior Championships (Homer) January 27-29, 2017 (3 swimmers) Three members of KKW traveled to Homer in late January to swim at the Alaska Senior Championships meet. The team placed 10th out ...
Jan 15, 2017 - KKW Travels 17 to Craig Winter Games
Winter Games South (Craig) January 14-15, 2017 (17 swimmers) KKW brought 17 swimmers to Craig in January for the Winter Games South invitational meet. Out of 136 swims, Killer Whales improved in 52 ...
Dec 4, 2016 - KKW Finishes 3rd at Southeast Champs
2016 Savannah Cayce Southeast Champs (Juneau) December 2-4, 2016 (12 swimmers) Lindsay Byron earned 1st place in all of her events, scoring a combined 63 points. She swam best times in the 100 fre...
Nov 28, 2016 - Killer Whales Win November Rain Invite
Oct 26, 2016 - Opening Meet Success in Poulsbo
Alaska swimming and Ketchikan were represented in the Pumpkin Palooza Invite over the weekend in Poulsbo, Washington by the Ketchikan Killer Whales Swim Club. Six swimmers traveled south to race and ...
Apr 24, 2016 - Three Swimmer earn High Point at Junior Olympics
The Ketchikan Killer Whales Swim Club traveled to Anchorage this past weekend for the annual Alaska Swimming Junior Olympics Meet. The Killer Whales are the only swimming team in Ketchikan affiliated...
May 17, 2015 - Summer Practice Schedule & Fees
Summer Practice Schedule begins Monday, June 8, 2015. Summer Fees (Fee covers June, July & August) $75 Precomp $100 for all other age groups $150 for non KKW swimmers plus the $40 seasonal USA Regis...
Apr 29, 2015 - KKW on Break May 23-June 7
Summer Practice Schedule begins Monday, June 8, 2015. Summer Fees (Fee covers June, July & August) $75 Precomp $100 for all other age groups $150 for non KKW swimmers plus the $40 seasonal USA Registr...
Apr 29, 2015 - Killer Whales At Junior Olympics
Dec 10, 2014 - Southeast Champs Results
The Killer Whales Swim Club had a successful meet this past weekend in Juneau competing in the Alaska Southeastern Championships. The Killer Whales finished third overall in the team standings. Addit...
Sep 29, 2014 - 2014-2015 KKW Sweatshirt Orders
We will be having our annual KKW Sweatshirt Order for team Sweatshirts. The sweatshirts are black and The Design is KKW on the front and last Name on the back. Orders will be taken and forms are av...
Aug 28, 2014 - USA Swimming Info Session
Bill Krumm, a representative from USA Swimming, will be doing a one hour presentation for KKW parents and swimmers on Thursday, August 28th that will cover some of the resources available to swimmer...
Jul 24, 2014 - Join us Sunday at 2 PM to say Farewell Coach Chad!
Please join us to wish Coach Chad farewell this Sunday the 27th at 2 PM at Ward Lake. If you can, brings snacks or drinks and come out to wish him well! See you there!!
Jul 24, 2014 - Board Update on Coach Search
Hello Killer Whale Families! As you know, Coach Chad has decided not to renew his contract with KKW for the upcoming season. He will be leaving us at the end of July. We have very much enjoyed the...
Jul 7, 2014 - Practice Schedule Changes for week of July 7th
Reminder that the pool will be closed the week of July 7th. Below is a schedule for what the team will be doing that week for practice. We will be taking some days of that week. But are also trying...
Jun 30, 2014 - No Practice July 4th
No Practice July 4th. Come join the team as the walk in the parade.
May 31, 2014 - Lap-A-Thon/End of the Season Breakfast Party
Lap-A-Thon followed by the End of the Season Breakfast Party: We will be ending our Short Course season with a last chance for families to meet their fundraising requirements, along with a chance for ...
Apr 16, 2014 - Congratulations to our Spring Raffle Winners
Congratulations to the winners of our Spring Raffle Prizes. Thanks to all the swimmers and families that participated in selling raffle tickets. And a very special thanks to all those that purchased...
Feb 19, 2014 - Team Shirt Order
To give everyone a chance to get their orders in to Coach Chad. We will be pushing back the deadling to Wednesday (2/26) after practice. Please get your orders in ASAP. Thanks Chad Team Shirts: At...
Feb 4, 2014 - 2014 Budget Meeting
Our 2014 Budget Meeting will be Wednesday February 5th at 5:30 in the Arts and Crafts Room. Anyone interested in assisting in this years budget is welcome.
Jan 22, 2014 - 2013 Raffle Results
Results for the 2013 Raffle are finalized. Congatulations to all the winners: Ketchikan Killer Whale Swim Club 2013 Annual Raffle Congratulations to our 2013 Winners!! Grand Prize : Holland Americ...
Jan 18, 2014 - Officials Training
We will be having another Officials Training on Saturday January 18 th at Houghtaling Elementary from 1pm-5pm. Ingrid Jones will be teaching the class. The class will begin at 1PM and towards the e...
Dec 13, 2013 - KKW gets 3rd at SE Champs
Congrats to all of our swimmers that participated in the SE Champs meet December 6-8. Our team recieved the Percentage of Best Times awards and also got 3rd overall. Great job everyone and lets keep...
Nov 22, 2013 - Officials Training
Parents, Diana Chaudhery is going to give stroke and turn training next Tuesday November 26 at 4:00pm. It will be at the UAS Robertson building across the street from Tasuda???s grocery store. If you ...
Nov 4, 2013 - Raffle Ticket Update
Our annual raffle sales have been underway for just about three weeks!! Thank you to those families out selling!! I wanted to reach out to any families that may not have gotten tickets to sell, I am u...
Oct 18, 2013 - KKW makes a Splash in Sitka
The KKW team started the year off with a bang in Sitka this past weekend. We had 10 swimmers travel to the meet and about half those were first time travelers for a meet. The team started off fa...
Sep 18, 2013 - KKW Fall Order from Sylvia's
Our fall order for team gear (including suits for this season) is up and ready to go on Sylvia's Swim Shop. Below is a link to a page with all the details on how to order things. Remember the team ...
Sep 9, 2013 - Team Sweatshirt Orders
Parents, We will be having a Sweatshirt Order for team Sweatshirts. The Design pictures of the KKW on the front can be seen under news online or the order form. We would like to have all the ord...
Jun 17, 2013 - No Practice July 4-July 10th
Due to work being done at the Rec Center the building will be closed and the Killer Whales will not be having practice those days.
Jun 2, 2013 - End of the Year Ice Cream Social
Come join the the coaches and team in celebrating another great season for the Killer Whales. The team will provide the ice cream and are asking families to bring their favorite topping for ice cream...
May 27, 2013 - No Practice May 27
There will be NO PRACTICE on Monday May 27 due to Memorial. Enjoy the long weekend.
May 20, 2013 - Another Great Time Trial to wrap up the season
Congratulations to all the swimmers that participated in this weekends Time Trial. We had a lot of great swims and it was great to end the year with a whole team doing some relays together. It was a...
May 1, 2013 - Killer Swimming for the Killer Whales at JOs
The Killer Whales participated in the AK JO meet this past weekend and had a great meet. We had tons of great swims throughout the weekend and finished 9th as a team out of 28 total teams. Congrats ...
Apr 10, 2013 - KKW wins the Spring SE Meet
Congrats to all the swimmers that participated in the Spring SE Meet this past weekend. We had tons of best times over the weekend and we had a bunch of new JO swimmers. Great job Killer Whales. M...
Apr 7, 2013 - NO PRACTICE (4-8)
Reminder NO PRACTICE Monday 4-8-13 for all groups except for JO swimmers in the Senior group that are traveling to the JO Meet.
Mar 29, 2013 - SE Champs Info
Quick update on all the things going on for SE next weekend. 1) Timeline: Attached is the timeline for everyone to check out and get an idea of what time things will be happening. Remember that this i...
Mar 12, 2013 - JO Information Meeting
We will have a meeting for anyone interested in going to JO's on March 12 at 6:00PM. This meeting is a chance for anyone interested in going to the JO meet, to see who else is going and work out deta...
Feb 21, 2013 - Group Parent Meetings
We will be having MANDATORY Group Meetings for parents in a couple of weeks. The goal of these meetings are two-fold, one we need to go over some budget planning and voting. And two, I would like to...
Feb 12, 2013 - KKW Swims fast in Seattle
Congrats to all of our swimmers that participated in this weekends King Aquatic Club Valentine Classic. The Meet ran great and we had tons of best times from our swimmers that attended the meet. I w...
Feb 9, 2013 - No Practice February 9
Due to the Seattle Meet, we will NOT be having any practice on Saturday February 9th. Enjoy the extended weekend.
Jan 28, 2013 - AK Swimming Top 10
Alaska Swimming has posted the Top 10 Times for this season. It is broken down by Age Group and Event. Please check out all the KKW Swimmers on the list. http://www.teamunify.com/wzaslsc/UserFiles...
Jan 23, 2013 - Congrats to our 3 swimmers at the Winter Games
Congratulations to Gabe Bowlen, Lukas Oswald, and Jaret Warstler for a successful Winter Games Invite in Craig this past weekend. We had a number of best times and lots of top place finishes. Way to...
Jan 8, 2013 - Budget Committee Meeting next Tuesday
Parents, We will have our yearly Budget Committee Meeting next Tuesday January 15 at the Pool. The Meeting will be at 5:30. Anyone interested in attending can talk to Rob Stebe. Thanks Coach Cha...
Dec 23, 2012 - No Holiday Break Practice
There will be no Killer Whale Swim Practice from December 24-January 5 due to Holiday Break. Enjoy your time off.
Dec 22, 2012 - Congrats on a Successful Time Trial
Congrats to all the swimmers that participated in the December Time Trial. The Meet ran great with tons of best times and tons of swimmers completing events for the first time. The Coaches are extre...
Dec 13, 2012 - Sweatshirt Orders
Parents, We will be having a Sweatshirt Order for team Sweatshirts. The Design pictures of the KKW on the front can be seen under news online or the order form. We would like to have all the order f...
Dec 13, 2012 - KKW drops MAJOR time in Juneau
The past weekend out swimmers participated in the SE Winter Champs in Juneau. We had 6 swimmers attend the meet and as a team got 5th place (not bad considering most teams sent over 20 swimmers). In...
Nov 29, 2012 - Thanks for all the help for Winter Arts Faire
With the help of some great families, the 2012 Winter Arts Faire was a great success!! We made over $2,000.00 before expenses were taken out! Over 120 bags of coffee were sold!! And I am Selling more ...
Nov 21, 2012 - 2012 Raffle Sale begins this week
Our 2012 Raffle Ticket begins this week and will run until the drawing on November 21. Mio Rhein is in charge of this years raffle and will begin to hand out raffle booklets this week (look for him...
Nov 12, 2012 - Petersburg Meet Results
Congrats to all 8 of all swimmers that competed in the Petersburg November Rain Invite this weekend. We had a 3 kids pick up new JO Cuts (John Coss, Levi Buker, and Zach Tighe). We also had 3 kids ...
Nov 8, 2012 - Saturday Practice Schedule
Saturday Practice Schedule will remain the same: 9-11AM Age3 and Senior Group 10-11AM AG1 and AG2 We will NOT shift earlier like in years past.
Oct 29, 2012 - No Practice October 31
We will not have any practices October 31 due to Halloween. Enjoy the day off and have a save and fun night.
Oct 22, 2012 - October Time Trial Results
Congrats to all the fast swimming this weekend for both Killer Whales and Craig swimmers. The meet ran very smoothly and we had a lot of great swims. Results for the meet can be found here .
Oct 16, 2012 - Re-Scheduled Officials Training Class
NEW OFFICIALS CLASS: We have re-scheduled a training for new stroke and turn officials for Tuesday, October 16, 5-8pm. This is a great opportunity to learn more about your child's sport and become a...
Oct 16, 2012 - Sylvia SwimShop Directions
Instructions for logging in and ordering equipment for this season can be found here . Below are the requirements for each group. Any questions please let Coach Chad know. Senior StrechCordz Drag...
Oct 13, 2012 - Different Door to get to the Pool
Parents, I have been told by the Rec Center staff that starting today (and hopefully ending at the end of this week), that we need to use the door to the pool by the outside play area. They have clos...
Sep 25, 2012 - First Time Trial of Season Begins with some Speed
Congrats to all the swimmers that swam in the Time Trial on September 22. The Killer Whales started the season with some great swims and a lot of speed. Results are posted below for everyone to loo...
Sep 24, 2012 - Treasurer Position is Open
We are currently looking for people interested in the Treasurer position on the Parent Board. Anyone interested please contact Coach Chad.
Sep 2, 2012 - Fall Picnic Planned
We will be having our annual beginning of the season Picnic on September 2nd, 2012 at Ward Lake under the usual shelter. This year we will be having an Ice Cream Buffet instead of grilling out. The ...
Aug 27, 2012 - KayHi Meet a Complete Success
Special Thanks to all the parents that helped out on Friday and Saturday with the KayHi Meet. The meet ran extremely smooth and without any problems. All the Coaches from the visiting schools were v...
Aug 20, 2012 - First Time Trial at New Pool a great Success
We had our first Time Trial at the new pool this weekend and although we only had a small number of swimmers, they still broke the pool in with some fast times. Attached are the results here . Reme...
Aug 9, 2012 - Meet Schedule is Posted
Our 2012-13 Meet Schedule is posted. We are still working the details out on a couple of the travel meets and have not recieved an exact date for the Craig Meet in January but the Time Trials and Hom...
Aug 9, 2012 - Practice Schedule is Up
With the new pool our practice schedule is much simpler this year with the only changes throughout the season coming on Saturdays. The complete schedule can be found on the website here ( https://ww...
Aug 6, 2012 - Blueberry Festival is Complete Success
KKW Blueberry Festival was a complete success. We had tons of kids and families stop by the tent and get a chance to play our Bucket Toss Game and get to hear about the Swim Team. It was a great way...
Jun 25, 2012 - Summer Schedule
June 25-July 11th Regular Schedule at the Old Pool July 11th-July 30th: No Practice July 31 and on: Regular Schedule at the New Pool. This is all based on things progressing on schedule. Any change...
May 21, 2012 - KKW Board Member Voting
Hello KKW Families! KKW Board elections will be held nextweek. If you are interested in running for a position on theboard, please email me by Friday. Available positions are vice-president (2-year...
May 21, 2012 - Saturday Time Trial Results
Congrats to all the swimmers that swam in the meet on Saturday. Everything ran great and it was awesome to see some of the Pre-Comp kids compete in their first meet. Results can be found here .
May 1, 2012 - KKW Shines at Alaska JO Meet
Congrats to all the swimmers that participated in this weekends JO Meet. All swimmers dropped time over the weekend and everyone had a great meet. Scorer's for KKW were: Chance Rhein: 500 Free (15th...
Apr 16, 2012 - Results from Mad Dash Meet
Congrats to all the swimmers for a great Mad Dash meet. We had tons of great swims with big time drops. The Coaches are very proud of all the swimmers and can't wait to see how the team does at JOs ...
Mar 5, 2012 - Results from Saturday's Time Trial
Congrats to all swimmers for a great Time Trial this weekend. Results can be found here . Any questions about the results please let Coach Chad know.
Jan 30, 2012 - Results from Saturday's Time Trial
Congrats to all the swimmers that swam in this weekends Time Trial. The meet ran very smoothly and we had a number of great swims. We also had a bunch kids pick up new cuts Age Groups as well as JO'...
Jan 6, 2012 - Officials Training
We are in need of additional Stroke and Turn, Starter, and Referee officials. No prior experience in swimming is required. Becoming an official is a four step process. First, you take a class (app...
Dec 6, 2011 - Morning Practice
Morning practices will begin for the Senior Group starting on Monday December 12. We will be swimming 6-7am Monday, Tuesday, and Friday. (Reminder no morning on December 26 or January 2)
Dec 6, 2011 - SE Meet Results
Parents Top Finishers for the SE Champs Meet are: Levi Buker: 25 Free (2 nd ), 50 Free (2 nd ), 100 Free (2 nd ), 25 Breast (2 nd ), 50 Breast (3 rd ), 50 Fly (2 nd ), 100 IM (2 nd ) John Coss: 50 Fre...
Dec 1, 2011 - Raffle Ticket Winners
Congrats to all the winners: Grand Prize Winner Holland America Cruise for 2 plus $750 cash Jason Spear 2 Alaska Airlines Tickets to Anchorage or Seattle Julie Landwehr Red & Black "Crazy Quilt", ma...
Nov 29, 2011 - Raffle Ticket Seller Awards
Top Sellers for this years Raffle Tickets are: Levi Buker, Rian Farvour, Ellie Randall, Lilli Otte, Zach Tighe, Kyan Klinger and Ali Stebe Also, special thanks to these Pre-Comp swimmers that also ...
Nov 16, 2011 - KKW swims FAST in Petersburg
This past weekend we had 5 swimmers travel to the Petersburg November Rain Invite. The team had over 85% Best Times for the meet. The hard work has really started to pay off with kids not dropping a...
Nov 16, 2011 - Raffle Table Information
Sign Ups for the Raffle Tables can be found on the website here (Updated 11-9). You must sign up through Mishele Rhein and we will update the sign ups each weekend. This will be the last weekend t...
Nov 8, 2011 - Congrats to KayHi Swimmers at State
Congrats to KayHi swimmers who participated in the State High School Swim Meet. The Boys and Girls teams both had great meets, here is a list of those that scored points for the team. Leading the Gi...
Oct 31, 2011 - Congrats to the KayHi Swimmers at the Conference Meet
Congrats to all the KayHi swimmers on a very successful Conference Meet. Listed below are all the qualifiers and alternates for the Alaska State Meet. Kassandra Navales: Diving Aly Walker: Diving (A...
Oct 26, 2011 - Switch to Winter Practice Schedule-Nov. 2
Oct 24, 2011 - No Practice-October 31 for AgeGroup 3 and below
On October 31 we will be cancelling practice for Age Group 1, 2, and 3 due to Halloween. The Senior swimmers will practice till 5 and get out early. Reminder, we will be having our Halloween Party o...
Oct 24, 2011 - 2011 Raffle News
Starting today, October 24 Raffle Books will be available from 5-6pm for sale. The raffle will run till November 22, with the drawing on November 23 at 6:15 in the pool lobby. The sale is for all Co...
Oct 24, 2011 - Halloween Party
We will combining our Friday Friday and Halloween Party this year on Friday, October 28. All swimmers on the team on welcome to come (including Pre-Comp) to celebrate. The older groups (Age Group 3 a...
Oct 19, 2011 - New Cuts earned at the our 2nd Time Trial
This past Time Trial the Killer Whales picked up numerous new cuts for the season. Below is a list of the new cuts earned (for a complete list of qualifiers for each member check out the "Qualifiers"...
Oct 17, 2011 - Sweatshirt Sales
The Killer Whales will be placing an order for team sweatshirts for this season. The Hoodies will have "KKW" on the front with the swimmers name on the back. Adult sizes are $61 and youth sizes are$...
Oct 17, 2011 - Time Trial #2 Results
The Killer Whales had a great second Time Trial of the Short Course season. With over 80% best times and numerous cuts picked up, the Killer Whales are looking forward to a great year. Results for t...
Oct 10, 2011 - Thanks and Congrats for KayHi Meet
Thank you to all the Parent and Swimmer Volunteers over this past weekend that made the KayHi Meet a success. The Meet ran very smoothly and was a great chance for the younger swimmers to see how Hi...
Oct 10, 2011 - Birthday Cupcakes
Let's celebrate KKW birthdays with cupcakes! If it's your birthday in October, please bring one dozen cupcakes to share. Birthday cupcake day is Thursday, October 20th. After practice swimmers can st...
Sep 30, 2011 - October Board Meeting
October Board Meeting will be October 4th in the Coach's Office at 6:00pm for anyone interested in attending. Also, Board Meeting Agenda's and past Minutes can be found under KKWSC Board tab.
Sep 27, 2011 - Meet Results for Time Trial #1
Our first Time Trial was a great success. The coaches were very happy to see the progress made by the swimmers this quickly in the season and are very excited to see what we will be ready to do at ou...
Sep 12, 2011 - Sylvia's Online Store Open
Sylvia's Online Store is open for the Killer Whales. Follow instructions here to access the store. Equipment Requirements for each group can be found here. Order Deadline for discounted prices, ...
Sep 1, 2011 - No Practice Monday Sept. 5
The Pool will be closed on Monday Monday September 5 due to Labor Day, so the Killer Whales will not be practicing. Enjoy your day off. Sorry for the late notice, I just found out today the pool would...
Jun 7, 2011 - New Board Members
Congratulations and Thank You to the New Board Members for the 2011-2012 Swim Season! Also, a huge thanks to the outgoing board members for your time over the past swim season. You will notice that ...
May 6, 2011 - Killer Whales Find Success at JOs!
Nine Ketchikan Killer Whales swimmers joined with 10 swimmers from Craig and Sitka to compete as SEAK at the JO meet last weekend in Anchorage. Highlights for KKW : 10 and under boys division : ...
Apr 25, 2011 - JO News!
Nine KKW swimmers will join together with swimmers from Sitka and Craig to compete as SEAK at the Junior Olympic State Championship meet April 28- May 1. Check the Real Time results throughout the ...
Apr 19, 2011 - Board Elections May 15, 2011
REMINDER: Board Elections will take place at the End of Season BBQ. If you are interested in a board position for next year, please email Natasha O'Brien at [email protected] with your name and the p...
Mar 1, 2011 - SEAK and KKW Best Times and Points per Swimmer Winners!
Five KKW swimmers joined two swimmers from Sitka to compete at the Alaska State Age Group Championship Meet in Fairbanks February 25-27. The SEAK team of seven swimmers won two team awards: Mos...
Jan 10, 2011 - Coffee Prizes
Hello All!! Time again for our Coffee Sales Prizes for the past few months! Prizes for the months of September through December are as follows: 1. Buker $30 Selling 97 bags of coffee 2. Schul...
Jan 5, 2011 - New Board Members appointed
Denise Buker has stepped up to be our new membership coordinator. This voting position on the Board is responsible for recruiting new members and updating team information for current and potential ...
Dec 17, 2010 - KKW brings back the award chevron
KKW is bringing back the American Swim Coaches Association award chevrons. Earn these patches by working your way up from 'B' to 'AAAA' level swimming. Here is your guide. After you've graduated fr...
Dec 3, 2010 - KKW wins 'pound for pound' title at SE
KKW finished the 2010 Southeast Regional Championship in third place in the team rankings, and earned the two coveted titles of 'Best Times Percentage' and 'Most Points per Swimmer'. A true team effo...