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Aug 15, 2020 - NEW SWIMMER TRYOUTS!
COME ONE>COME ALL! Piranhas Swim Club is hosting tryouts on August 25th and August 27th from 7:30-8:30pm at the Life Fitness Center in Bettendorf. We will have someone greeting you at the entrance...
Mar 18, 2020 - Covid-19 Update 3/18
Piranhas Swim Club Families- We hope you are well during this time of uncertainty. As the situation with the coronavirus (Covid-19) develops, PSC is going to abide by the recommendations of USA S...
Sep 16, 2019 - New Swimmer Tryouts- October
The October dates for New Swimmer tryouts are as follows: - 10/5 Saturday @PVHS POOL 10:30-11:30am -10/15 [email protected] POOL 6:15-7:15pm -10/26 [email protected] POOL 10:30-11:30am
Aug 20, 2019 - New Swimmer Tryouts-September
New Swimmer Tryouts: These dates are subject to change but are tentatively scheduled at PVHS Pool: - September 7th 10:30am-11:30am - September 12th 6:15pm-7:15pm - September 14th 10:30am-11:30am...
Jul 29, 2019 - ACTION SHOTS FROM STATE
Here is the link for the action shots that were taken at State. http://cposephoto.pixieset.com/ password - touchpad
Mar 28, 2019 - April Tryouts!
We will have another set of tryouts for those of you who couldn't make it in March! Two Options Available: April 4th 6-6:30pm @PVHS POOL April 8th 6-6:30pm @PVHS POOL
Jul 22, 2018 - Piranhas Swim Club Tryouts
Our team is offering new swimmer tryouts in the month of August. We have 5 tryout dates available. At the tryout, swimmers will have a short in-water evaluation with a coach in which they will be re...
Jul 22, 2018 - FALL/WINTER REGISTRATION
We are excited to be using online registration once again this season! Registration will open on the following dates: - Returning Piranhas (Summer Season Swimmers) : August 6th You returning me...
Jun 28, 2018 - Augustana signs Aviana Zahara!
Piranhas swimmer Aviana Zahara recently signed to swim at Augustana College come the Fall. Her decision to stay close to home, instead of pursuing offers from numerous D-1 schools, is a testamant to...
Mar 5, 2018 - Piranhas are Stellar @ State Championships
The past two weekends both went to plan for the Piranhas Swim Club. Overall we took 70+Kids to the State Championship swim meets. Both the Senior Team and Age Group Team finished in 4th place, with ...
Feb 6, 2018 - Team Shines in Chicago!
Over the weekend, PSC took 35 swimmers to compete in Chicago! Every swimmer who swam preliminaries contributed to the team by appearing in Finals. We used this meet as a last tune-up for the State...
Jan 9, 2018 - Piranhas win Moline New Year Meet!
Over the weekend the Piranhas Swim Club competed at the Moline New Year Invite. With 9 teams in attendance PSC finished as overall meet champs. The boys were victorious by a landslide and the girls ...
Nov 27, 2017 - Kontos signs with Western Illinois
Nick Kontos has been a long time member of Piranhas Swim Club and we are proud to announce he has signed with Western Illinois for next year! The leathernecks have picked up a versatile athlete, in ...
Nov 13, 2017 - PSC takes on the Midwest!
Over the weekend, Piranhas Swim Club took 19 participants to compete in the Speedo Midwest Challenge. This meet was contested over three days and held at The University of Iowa. Our swimmers represe...
Nov 13, 2017 - Dassow inks with Western!
Piranha swimmer, Caitlin Dassow, has commited to swim next year at Western Illinois University. She joins a long list of PSC swimmers to move on and compete at the collegiate level. Caitlin is an o...
Oct 30, 2017 - PSC High School Girls Advance to State!
The Piranhas Swim Club will be well represented this Saturday at the: Iowa High School Girl's Swimming State Championships! We wish these swimmers the best of luck as they battle it out for their ...
Oct 30, 2017 - Piranhas have strong showing at Mizzou!
This weekend we took 20 swimmers to The University of Missouri for the Jim Devine Invitational. The meet had over 1300 swimmers in attendance and 54 teams! Our kids showed poise and heart as they race...
Oct 2, 2017 - Piranhas attend Iowa Swimming House of Delegates!
On Sunday we had 6 representatives attend the Iowa Swimming House of Delegates meeting. At these meetings important decisions are made regarding our sport and governance. PSC was lucky to have 5 ath...
Jul 31, 2017 - Piranhas Perform Great @State!
This past weekend the Piranhas Swim Club took over Iowa City! Swimming at the University of Iowa against the top competition in the State, PSC took home 6th place as a team and was the top team from t...
Jul 24, 2017 - Allaman, Everhart, Tallman, and Xing Clean-up at 8&Under State!
Our club sent 5 athletes to the 8&Under State Meet this past weekend and the Piranhas were well res presented on the podium! Addison Allaman - 4x Podium Finisher, Top finish was Runner-Up 25 Free! Ow...
Jul 24, 2017 - Piranhas Outstanding at Regionals!
This past weekend the Piranhas Swim Club traveled to Iowa City to compete in the Regional Championships. This meet was a great opportunity for all of our athletes to gain valuable Meet experience and ...
Jul 24, 2017 - Allaman, Everhart, Tallman and Xing clean up at 8&Under State!
Our club sent 5 athletes to the 8&Under State Meet this past weekend and the Piranhas were well represented on the podium! Addison Allaman - 4x Podium Finisher, Top finish was Runner-Up 25 Free! Owe...
Jul 10, 2017 - Small but Mighty Piranhas Compete in Palatine!
Our team took 29 swimmers to the Speedo Summer Sizzler this past weekend in Palatine, IL! Although we were the second smallest team in attendance the Piranhas finished 6th of the 13 in attendance, c...
Nov 22, 2016 - Ali Staver is heading to EMU!
Congratulations to Ali Staver, one of our Elite Piranhas has committed to swim at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, MI. Ali has been a huge contributor and life-long member of the Piranhas S...
Nov 2, 2016 - Sarah Schemmel Commits to Iowa!
Sarah Schemmel of the Piranhas Swim Club has elected to stay in-state and will join the University of Iowa ‘s class of 2021. TOP TIMES 50 free – 23.07 100 free – 49.97 200 free – 1:51.18 100 fly – 5...
Jul 31, 2016 - Swimmers of the Month - June
Check out June's Swimmers of the Month! Don't forget to congratulate them for all their hard work and commitment to the team when you see them at the pool! Click the link below to check out the recipi...
Jun 27, 2016 - Zones Swim Meet Info
Jun 8, 2016 - PSC Home Meet Info
Piranhas! Here is some info about our home meet this weekend at the Davenport North YMCA located at 624 W 53rd St, Davenport, IA 52806 . We are only running one session each day so swimmers of al...
May 18, 2016 - New Long Course Meet Added to Schedule
We have added a new long course meet to our schedule for this summer. It will be hosted by ACAC at the Grinnell College pool July 16 - 17. This is a fast new pool and will be a great chance to sneak...
May 18, 2016 - April Swimmers of the Month!
Check out the April Swimmers of the Month! Mkae sure you congratulate them for all their hard work and commitment to the team when you see them at the pool! P2 - Rohan Bhandarkar P1 - Edward Ning Br...
Jan 17, 2016 - Swimmers of the Month - December
Check out December's Swimmers of the Month! Don't forget to congratulate them for all their hard work and commitment to the team when you see them at the pool! Click the link below to check out th...
Dec 16, 2015 - Swimmers of the Month - November
Check out November's Swimmers of the Month! Don't forget to congratulate them for all their hard work and commitment to the team when you see them at the pool! Click the link below to check out th...
Oct 20, 2015 - Swimmers of the Month - September
Check out Septmeber's Swimmers of the Month! Don't forget to congratulate them for all their hard work and commitment to the team when you see them at the pool! Click the link below to check out t...
Aug 25, 2015 - Fall Registratin
We are currently in the process of re registering swimmers for the fall season. If you have not registered yet, please do so soon. If you have problems logging into your account, please contact Jenn...
Jul 18, 2015 - Swimmer of the Month - June
Check out June's Swimmers of the Month! And don't forget to congratulate them for all their hard work and commitment to the team when you see them at the pool! Click the link below to check out the...
Jun 23, 2015 - Swimmer of the Month - May
Check out May's Swimmers of the Month! And don't forget to congratulate them for all their hard work and commitment to the team when you see them at the pool next! Click the link below to check out...
Apr 23, 2015 - Mizzou Meet Hotel
Hi All, Sorry for the multiple emails. We actually have a team hotel set up for you to reserve a room. Right now we have 20 double delux rooms blocked for our team at Stoney Creek in Columbia, MO fo...
Apr 23, 2015 - Upcoming Meets
Hi Piranhas Families, Our first 3 meets are up and ready for sign up! We are also trying to put a team hotel and bus together for our travel meet to Columbia, Missouri. If you are interested in either...
Apr 17, 2015 - On-Line Payment Processing
Hello Piranhas Families! It’s finally here….. ON-LINE PAYMENT PROCESSING!!!!!! We are pleased to introduce secure online c redit card and/or eCheck Bank processing to our billing system that will ...
Mar 24, 2015 - Parent Meeting:Thursday April 2nd
Hi Piranhas Families, The Board will be having a parent meeting on Thursday, April 2nd from 6:30-8:30pm at Bettendorf Library. All are welcome to attend. *Correction Made to the Title of this ne...
Mar 23, 2015 - New Member Registration Week
Hi Piranhas Families, This week we will be having an evaluation week for new swimmers wanting to join our team. If you know any families that would be interested please feel free to pass the word al...
Mar 9, 2015 - Piranhas End of Season Banquet!
REMINDER! The Piranhas end of season banquet will be held this Wednesday, March 11 from 5:45-7:30 in the PVHS cafeteria. Please RSVP for the event on the Meets and Events page of our web site. In...
Mar 8, 2015 - February Swimmers of the Month
Dear All, Below is an attached link to the February Swimmers of the Month. Congratulations to all who were selected! http://www.teamunify.com/SubTabGeneric.jsp?team=isbpvst&_stabid_=117894 Go Piranh...
Mar 7, 2015 - Practice Schedule March 9-12
Mar 5, 2015 - Piranhas in the Record Books!
Piranhas in the Record Books Below is a listing of Iowa State records broke at this years State Championship Meets....way to go Piranhas!!! Iowa State Records Girls 10&U 50 Free 26.47 Scarlet Martin, ...
Feb 27, 2015 - Practice Schedule Mar 2-7
Feb 23, 2015 - Totally Terrific Taper Tips
TOTALLY TERRIFIC TAPER TIPS - DON’T : waste your energy. After beginning your taper, you’ll probably find yourself full of energy, don’t go out and run 10 miles just because you feel like you can or ...
Feb 23, 2015 - Revised Practice Schedule Feb 23-28
Feb 18, 2015 - Practice Schedule Change
Dear All, Thursday AM practice has been cancelled and moved to Friday, 2/20, 5:30am to 7:00am. Thank you.
Feb 18, 2015 - Wednesday Practice Cancelled
Dear All, Due to maintenance issues PV pool is closed, there will not be practice at this facility tonight. The Pasta Party will go on as scheduled at 7pm in the PV cafeteria. Pre-Senior and Senior ...
Feb 15, 2015 - STATE SHIRTS: Last Day To Order!!
Hi Piranhas Families, TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO ORDER STATE SHIRTS!!! Long Sleeve: $19 Short Sleeve: $13 To Order email: [email protected] Please include sizes and quantity You will get ...
Feb 13, 2015 - Important Information for STATE SWIMMERS
Important Information for STATE SWIMMERS! STATE SHIRTS We have finalized our design for State shirts! The image is attached. There is both a long and short sleeve version. Please place your order b...
Feb 12, 2015 - Practice Schedule Feb 16-21
Feb 9, 2015 - Changing or Updating Your Account
Hi Piranhas Families, I have had quite a few families email me over the past month looking to either change their email or add another email to our list serve so I figured I would send something out...
Feb 9, 2015 - January Swimmer of the Month
Dear all, Below is the link to the January Swimmers of the Month. Congratulations to all that were selected. Go Piranhas! http://www.teamunify.com/SubTabGeneric.jsp?team=isbpvst&_stabid_=117894
Feb 6, 2015 - Practice Schedule Feb 9-14
Feb 6, 2015 - HSP cancelled Friday 2/6
Dear All, Very sorry for the short notice but High School Prep practice tonight at PV is cancelled. Thank you, Coach Jay
Feb 2, 2015 - Practices on 2/2
Dear All, There will be no practices tonight at PV due to the school closure. There will be practice at Augie for Gold and Pre-Senior groups, 600-730pm. Thanks and stay warm
Jan 30, 2015 - No practices at PV 1/30
Dear All, Unfortunately they are still having issues with the pool at PV. Because of this tonight's practice has been cancelled. I will let everyone know about Saturday morning practices as soon as I ...
Jan 30, 2015 - Practice Schedule Feb 2-7
Jan 30, 2015 - End Of Season News
Hi Piranhas Families, Just a couple of reminders as we get into our last month of the season. REGIONALS The deadline to sign up for the Regionals swim meet at Bettendorf is February 6 th . This is...
Jan 29, 2015 - The Daily Deeds of a Great Swimmer
The Daily Deeds of a Great Swimmer Courtesy of Agustin Grihalba –Spanish National Team Coach Reaping what you’ve sown in any sport is only possible with good training, great mental strength and an out...
Jan 23, 2015 - Practice Schedule Jan 26-31
Jan 17, 2015 - Linn mar Meet Info
Dear All, Below is the link for all the information regarding the Linn Mar Meet tomorrow....warm-up times, timelines, psych sheet, etc. Go Piranhas! https://www.teamunify.com/ TabGeneric.jsp?_tabid_...
Jan 16, 2015 - Piranhas New Emergency Text Notifications
Hi Piranhas Families, We have set up a texting service to inform members of any last minute changes to practices or cancellations due to weather or burning cars on bridges. Below are the steps needed...
Jan 16, 2015 - Coach Spotlight for January
Dear All, Please visit the link below for more informaton on Coach Mike, our Spotlight Coach of the month. http://www.teamunify.com/SubTabGeneric.jsp?team=isbpvst&_stabid_=91949
Jan 16, 2015 - Practice Schedule Jan 19-24
Jan 9, 2015 - Practice Schedule Jan 12-18
Jan 3, 2015 - Practice Schedule Jan 5-10
Dec 28, 2014 - Revised Practice Schedule Dec 29-Jan 3
Dec 19, 2014 - Practice Schedule Dec 22-27
Dec 12, 2014 - Linn Marr Meet Info
Dear All, Below is all the info for the Linn Marr Meet this weekend. Also attached is a link to the warm-up assignments Location The Linn-Mar Aquatic Center is located at 3457 North Tenth Street in Ma...
Dec 8, 2014 - Revised Practice Schedule Dec 8-13
Dear All, Due to PV parking lot being closed on Thursday and a basketball double header on Friday the practice schedule for this week has changed. Please see the link below for the group calendar http...
Dec 5, 2014 - Piranhas Holiday Party!!
Hi Piranhas Families, Just a reminder that the Piranhas Holiday party will be this Sunday, December 7th at Riverdale Heights Elementary School from 5-7:30 . If you forgot to sign up that is O...
Dec 3, 2014 - November Swimmers of the Month
Nov 29, 2014 - Revised Practice Schedule Dec 1-6
Nov 23, 2014 - Life is not like the movies
Life is not like the movies The way we react to adversity. The manner with which we face it. The attitude we prop up in order to soldier on when all we want to do is retreat and bow. And I realize...
Nov 21, 2014 - Lane 4 Meet info
Below are the warm-up times for this weekends meet at Bettendorf High. Thanks, Coach Jay Saturday AM Session 1: 7:40am (Please arrive 15 min early) Saturday AM Session 2: 11:20am (please arrive 15...
Nov 18, 2014 - Swim-A-Thon Last Night to Sign Up!!
Hi Piranha Families, Swim-A-Thon 2014 is quickly approaching. We FINALLY got the online donation tool working on Team Unify. Sorry for any inconvenience! Tonight is the LAST NIGHT TO SIGN UP!! Plea...
Nov 17, 2014 - Team Merchandise Order: LAST CHANCE
Hi Piranhas Families, Because of a mistake in a few of our merchandise orders will be re-ordering some of our products. If you have already made an order but have not received your merchandise DO ...
Nov 17, 2014 - Swimming Nutrition
How much and what a swimmer should eat? Nutritional misinformation can harm the swimmers just as much as it can help them. Proper eating can help the swimmers to recover faster, build muscle, and pe...
Nov 16, 2014 - Record breakers in Iowa City
Piranha power was on full display this weekend in Iowa City at the Speedo Midwest Championships in Iowa City. Some notable records were broken against some of the fastest competition in the entire mid...
Nov 16, 2014 - Swim-a-Thon Online Donation
Hi Piranhas Families, The Swim-a-thon online donation tool is not working correctly. We apologize for any inconvenience. We hope to have it functioning Monday. We will send a message when it is up an...
Nov 14, 2014 - Practice Schedule Nov 17-23
Nov 14, 2014 - Piranhas Intrasquad meet Tomorrow Morning!
Hi Piranhas Families, Couple of updates before the intrasquad meet tomorrow... 1. We will have limited lobby use because of a basketball scrimmage so please plan on sitting in the bleacher area ....
Nov 13, 2014 - I-Fly Meet Psych Sheet
Dear All, Below is the link to the I-Fly Meet Psych Sheet It is the link for the ifly psych sheet http://www.iflyswimclub.com/ SubTabGeneric.jsp?team=iauif&_ stabid_=89408
Nov 13, 2014 - Swim-A-Thon
SWIM-A-THON Swim-a-thon time is here! For those new to Piranhas, Swim-a-thon is our largest fundraiser. This event raises money for our swim team and 5% of the money collected will go back to USA ...
Nov 13, 2014 - Warm-Up Times
Dear All, We have 2 meets this weekend. Below are the warm-up times for both. 1.) PSC Intra-Squad Meet : Saturday Nov 15 Warm-Ups @ 9:00am 2.) IFLY meet (IA City) have not received a pysch s...
Nov 10, 2014 - Piranhas Meet Sanctioned
Hi Piranhas, Our Intra-Squad swim meet coming up this weekend has been Sanctioned!! Because of this we have opened the meet registration UNTIL TUESDAY AT MIDNIGHT! I had tons of families come up ...
Nov 10, 2014 - Veterans Day Flag Volunteers
Hi All, Just a reminder for all the volunteers helping out tomorrow for our Veterans Flag Fundraiser. You will meet at Crow Creek Park and then break into two groups a driver and three flag handlers...
Nov 6, 2014 - Practice Schedule Nov 10-15th
Nov 4, 2014 - Swim Suits are In!
Hi All, If you orderd a team swimsuit through Splash Multisport and it was put with the team order I just got them in today. Because these are nice expensive swimsuits I will not be leaving them in ...
Nov 4, 2014 - October Swimmers of the Month
Nov 2, 2014 - November Coach Spotlight
Oct 31, 2014 - Revised Practice Schedule Nov 3-9
Oct 31, 2014 - Practice Schedule Nov 3-9
Oct 30, 2014 - Meet Deadlines approaching
Dear All, Just a reminder about some meet deadlines 1.) Deadline of today October 30th to sign-up: Lane 4 Meet on Nov 22-23 @ Bett 2.) Deadline of Saturday Nov 8th to sign-up: Home Intra-Squad Meet ...
Oct 28, 2014 - Swim-a-Thon Save the Date
Hi Piranha Families, PSC will be having our annual Swim-a-Thon on Friday, November 21st at PV high school. This is the major fundraiser for our club and we look forward to seeing everyone there....
Oct 25, 2014 - Ehrecke and Hundley become Cyclones
Senior group swimmers Ashton Ehrecke and Evan Hundley have both committed to swim next year at Iowa State University. Ashton and Evan have been swimming with one another since they we're 8 yrs old and...
Oct 25, 2014 - Swimming in College?
A comprehensive website with everything you need to know about swimming in college. http://www.stswim.net/CollegeSwim-082013.htm#Top
Oct 24, 2014 - Practice Schedule Oct 27-Nov 1
Oct 22, 2014 - Peoria Meet Warm Up Times
Hi Piranhas Here are the warm up times, psych sheet and estimated timeline for the Peoria meet this weekend. Saturday Session: 12-12:30 Sunday Session: 12-12:30 Timeline Psych Sheet Thanks! Please l...
Oct 20, 2014 - Parent Meeting this Wednesday!
Hi Piranhas Families, First, I want to thank everyone for showing up to our merchandise night tonight! I hope everyone was able to get a team suit and maybe some other gear as well. Splash Multi ...
Oct 19, 2014 - Team Merchandise
Hi All, REMINDER: Tonight is the last night to order team merchandise! Go to the event page to see all of our options and follow the directions in each event. Also, reminder that our merchandise ev...
Oct 15, 2014 - Staver commits to Mizzou
Dear All, . We would like to congratulate Nick Staver for his big announcement yesterday. Nick has verbally committed to swim for the University of Missouri next Fall. Nick will be a valuable asset to...
Oct 15, 2014 - Practice Schedule and Meet Warm-Ups revised
Dear All, Please go to the following link below to view the changes to the practice schedule due to Augie's pool not being available yet. Some practice times have modified for Thursday and practices w...
Oct 9, 2014 - Summary of Age-Group study
Aug 3, 2014 - State Meet 2014 Wrap-Up
Dear All, Piranhas Swim Club finished up the summer season on a high note at the Iowa State Championships in Iowa City last weekend. PSC swimmers were responsible for one third of all victories in t...
Jul 13, 2014 - End of Season Articles
Dear All, Below are a couple of great articles by John Leonard. John is the director of the American Swim Coaches Association and has had a successful 33 year career in the sport. Coming from someone ...
Jun 4, 2014 - Scott Co Park Practices
Dear All, Just a reminder.....Those of you planning on attending Scott Co Park practices this summer, please be aware that speeding is strictly prohibited thru the park. The Park Rangers do enforce ...
May 27, 2014 - Wednesday Reminder and Summer Schedule
May 27, 2014 - Equipment Needs for Scott Co Park
Dear All, Swimmers in Silver, Gold, Pre-Senior & Senior who plan on attending summer morning practices at Scott Co. Park will need the following equipment. 1. Kickboard 2. Pull-buoy 3. Fins- (Sporti F...
May 4, 2014 - Equipment Needs for Scott Co. Park
Dear All, Swimmers in Silver, Gold, Pre-Senior & Senior who plan on attending summer morning practices at Scott Co. Park will need the following equipment. 1. Kickboard 2. Pull-buoy 3. Fins- (Sporti F...
Apr 29, 2014 - Bridging the Gap with PSC
BRIDGING THE GAP with Piranhas Swim Club What is a bridge program? Often called Pre-Team, Stroke Development, or Youth Fitness, bridge programs are an extension of swim lessons where competitive str...
Apr 21, 2014 - The Day After.....
The Day After The workout on the day after a swim meet is critically important to attend. Why is it so important? It’s an opportunity for the coach to recognize the good performers in front of all t...
Apr 17, 2014 - Swim Lessons Info
Piranhas Swim Lessons @ Pleasant Valley High May session swim lessons will be offered at Pleasant Valley High School beginning Monday May 5 th at either 4:30-5:00pm or 5:00-5:30pm These will be s...
Apr 11, 2014 - "My Coach Doesn't Like Me"
"My Coach Doesn't Like Me" by David Benzel Our heartstrings and our pride react when we hear our child come home from practice and share their hurt feelings in the form of "I don't think my coach like...
Apr 6, 2014 - Is your child getting enough daily activity?
Another Reason To Love Having Your Child on the Swim Team [Editors note: This recent article by Nanci Hellmich in USA Today reminds us of how wonderful our sport of swimming is. Our swimmers are con...
Mar 27, 2014 - Congrats to award winners from Banquet
Dear All, Just wanted to recognize the award winners from our Fall/Winter season banquet....great job!!! If I left someone off the list who won an award please let me know and I'll update. Coach Jay...
Mar 26, 2014 - Revised Summer 2014 Meet Schedule
Piranhas Swim Club 2014 Summer Meet Schedule * Indicates a good meet for beginner swimmers May 3-4th - Senior A-BB Invite at Mercer Park (Iowa City) Groups: Gold/Pre-Sr/Senior *May 10th - CRAA pentath...
Sep 26, 2013 - What Happens After I Sign Up For Meet?
Sep 20, 2012 - How to Sign Up for a Swim Meet
HOW TO SIGN UP FOR A SWIM MEET Click Here for a visual document on how to sign up for a swim meet. Written directions below. How do I get more information and sign up for a swim meet? Sign-in to you...