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Aug 1, 2021 - Duck Party Information!
Details are provided on the team site " Team Functions " event for the 2021 End of Season Banquet . The times are firm because they are a contract with Splashdown. Please don't be late . Guests no...
Jul 30, 2021 - Sunday Update
Here is a quick synopsis of the discussion with DPRT regarding access to the banquet and pool party: Gerry will provide Splashdown (SDWP) with a guest list for the catering/awards ceremony. SDWP will...
Jul 30, 2021 - Clarification?
I understand there may be some confusion about the events this weekend. I am sorry for that, but there are a lot of changes that are developing and not all answers are available. This news will NOT cl...
Jul 29, 2021 - Coach Appreciation
Swimmers and parents are encourage to draw a picture, make a card, or leave a gift to individual coaches between now and the end of the banquet. There will be an envelope with each coach's name at the...
Jul 28, 2021 - Venue Change for Banquet! Urgent answer Please!
We need a head count for the banquet to make sure enough food is available. 4 easy questions will take less than 3 minutes to answer in the survey: Necesitamos un conteo de personas para el banquete ...
Jul 24, 2021 - ATTENTION: Swimmer Commitment to Divisional Meet Needed
Commitment Request The registration deadline for the Divisional Swim Meet this Saturday is earlier than other swim meets and we are asking that you login to declare whether or not you're going to the ...
Jul 23, 2021 - Picture Night Photos are available for Download
Pictures taken during our team picture night can be viewed and download from our ShutterFly website: https://benlomondswimteam.shutterfly.com/ You can download and print or order prints from ShutterF...
Jul 23, 2021 - Divisional T-shirt Deadline is NOON today!
The deadline for the Divisional T-shirt order is today at NOON! This is not the team shirt but a nice souvenir. You can order now and pay, with check or cash, when you pick up next weekend at th...
Jul 22, 2021 - VETS Swim Meet Information!
The Swim Meet tonight is against Veterans Park Swim Team (VETS). The entries reports (By Athlete and Event) are on the Meet Entries page and the Programs (Both teams and BLST Only) are on the Meet Pro...
Jul 19, 2021 - 2021 Purple Divisional T-Shirt Order
2021 Purple Divisional T-Shirt Order As mentioned at the Team Meeting on Monday, you can now order your Divisional T-shirt. This is NOT the team shirt you ordered last week, but the order process...
Jul 19, 2021 - Picture Night is this Thursday!
Pictures on Thursday, July 22, 2021! As mentioned last week and again at this week's team meeting, team, group and individual pictures will be taken this Thursday. We're going to try something new thi...
Jul 16, 2021 - Montclair Meet Information!
Montclair Meet Information! Our swim meet this weekend is on Saturday, 7/17/2021 at Montclair Country Club (MCC), 16500 Edgewood Drive, Montclair, 22025 . It is about a 30 minute ride from Old Town M...
Jul 15, 2021 - Meet Entries are Posted!
Good Afternoon Ducks! The meet entries are posted to the Meets->Meet Entries-> BLST @ Montclair. You can view in either alphabetical sequence (->By Athlete) or event sequence (->By Event). Copies will...
Jul 14, 2021 - BLST T-Shirt Order
Good Afternoon Ducks! We know that everyone is waiting for their 2021 Duck T-Shirt to commemorate the end of the pandemic and our flock returning to the pool. In years past, we've made poor estimates ...
Jul 14, 2021 - Team Pictures!
Team Pictures As with just about everything we've experienced this season. returning from the pandemic, pictures this season will be different than in the past. Our usual photography company is unable...
Jul 8, 2021 - Meet Entries and Programs are Posted
The Meet Entries can be found on the Meet Entries page , by Athlete or by Event #. The Meet Psyche Sheets can be found on the Meet Programs page , by BLST Only or BLST @ SPST (to see how you'll ...
Jul 8, 2021 - Practice tonight 7/8/2021 is CANCELED!
Good Afternoon Ducks! The PW County DPRT has closed ALL county pools due to "unstable weather forecast." NO practice tonight! Look for meet entries later this evening. Complete the Order Form if ...
Jul 8, 2021 - Friday Meet Information
Sign up for one or more of the many volunteer jobs by 6 PM Thursday. Concessions meals must be ordered by Friday NOON on using order form .
Jul 1, 2021 - Practice tonight 7/1/2021 is CANCELED!
Hey Ducks, Unfortunately, practice is cancelled again tonight. The conditions that PW County DPRT stated if there is a pool clearing there would be no 30 minute wait and see. The radar shows a cell i...
Jun 30, 2021 - Practice tonight 6/30/2021 is CANCELED!
Hey Ducks Due to lightning and radar forecast the rest of tonights practice is cancelled. Tomorrow has a forecast that may also cancel practice, but we will announce around 5:30 PM. Have a great eveni...
Jun 29, 2021 - Chic-Fil-A Sandwich Reservation for Friday, July 2, 2021
Chic-Fil-A Sandwich Reservation for Friday, July 2, 2021 Our new Concession Committee is trying to get you what you want. Here's your chance to help them help you. Practice and virtual meets are dur...
Jun 19, 2021 - Meet Results vs LMST are Posted!
Virtual Swim Meet Summary: BLST @ LMST 6/19/2021 The Flying Ducks completed the second virtual swim meet of the season against Lake Manassas Swim Team. LMST is a larger team with a few more experience...
Jun 18, 2021 - Swim Suit Fitting
Swim Suit Fitting As mentioned many times before, the swim suit is part of your registration fee. To get your swimsuit, you must be fitted at the Riptide Swim Shop. Once fitted, they will apply the te...
Jun 11, 2021 - BLST vs UST Swim Meet Update
Friday 6/11/2021 Swim Meet Update Isn’t this liquid sunshine wonderful? It’s a great thing that Ducks like the water! Weather update : It looks like rain on and off most of the day, some poten...
Jun 11, 2021 - Meet Programs for BLST vs UST on 6/11/2021
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Jun 10, 2021 - Meet Entries for BLST vs UST on 6/11/2021
Meet Entries are Posted Hey Duck Family, The Entry Files have been posted on the Meet Entries page . You can view a list by Athlete in alphabetical sequence or a list in event sequence to see what ot...
Jun 10, 2021 - Thursday Practice Cancelled - Zoom Meeting Instead!
Thursday Practice Cancelled - Zoom Meeting Instead! Practice tonight, Thursday 6/10/2021, is cancelled due to thunder and lightning and radar showing more of the same. Head Coach Ashley Stewart is hos...
Jun 9, 2021 - Swim Suit Fitting
Swim Suit Fitting Information We now have 77 swimmers registered. Yay and welcome back to returners and welcome to our Duck Family. To me this is awesome news. For returning Ducks and for new Ducks th...
May 12, 2020 - Summer 2020 Swim Season is Cancelled!
Dear Duck Families, Thanks to all who responded to the survey. We had 40 responders of which one family responded twice. I will provide details on the survey tomorrow. This evening the Prince William...
May 7, 2020 - BLST Post-Quarantine Survey
Hello Duck Families, Below is a link to a suvey. The survey must be completed by 10:00 am on Monday, 5/10/2020 . https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/XHSX5C2 The purpose of the survey is to try to determin...
May 4, 2020 - Status of 2020 Summer Swim Season Still NOT Clear!
I hope this finds you and your family safe despite the COVID-19 challenges which has had such a devastating impact on so many different parts of our lives. This note is long overdue, so I’ll get to th...
Feb 2, 2020 - Winter Clinic Poolooza this Saturday, Feb 8th
Come join us at Central Park Aquatic Center (10371 Central Park Drive, Manassas VA 20110) from 2pm-4pm for a poolooza (pool party)! All pools will be open for your familys enjoyment. You will also be ...
Jul 23, 2019 - All BLST Practices and Ducklings Cancelled this Morning- 7/23/2019
Good Morning! Looks like weather this morning will become very wet around 7 AM. For Tuesday, 7/23/2019 , Updated at 6:15 AM . Morning Practice : Pool CLOSED - Heavy rains, wind and cool temps in fo...
Jul 22, 2019 - Evening Practice Update for Monday, 7/22/2019
Evening practice for Ducklings and Ducks tonight is cancelled ! Prince William County is in the process of closing all outdoor county pools. A decision on morning practice will be made around 6:00 AM...
Jul 18, 2019 - Meet Entries and Programs are Posted
The meet entries are posted and can be viewed at: https://www.teamunify.com/recpwslblfd/UserFiles/Image/QuickUpload/meetentries-blst-vost-7-20-2019_025438.pdf The meet programs are posted and can b...
Jul 11, 2019 - Evening Practice Cancelled for Thursday, 7/11/2019
Dear Ducks and Ducklings! Evening Practices tonight are cancelled. Splashdown called and said they were closed for the rest of the day due to thunder and lightning. Additionally, forecast includes hi...
Jul 7, 2019 - LMST Meet Results Posted & Weather Warning!
Good Evening Ducks! The results from the swim meet have been posted, by athlete and by event. Please visit the results page to see how your swimmer did at the meet. The weather may be a bit dicey in...
Jul 5, 2019 - Information for Swim Meet @ Lake Manassas on 7/6/2019
The swim meet tomorrow, 7/6/2019, is at Lake Manassas Swimming Pool, 14900 Turtle Point Drive, Gainesville, VA. Please follow the directions on the event page . GPS for this pool has led members to e...
Jul 5, 2019 - Weather Update on Friday Funday and Stroke Clinics this Morning
For Friday, 7/5/2019 , Updated at 6: 15AM . Morning Practice : Pool Open - No restrictions Stroke Clinic : Pool Open - No restrictions No Evening Practices or Ducklings on Fridays At 6: 15AM : Th...
Jun 28, 2019 - Home Meet Reminder!
We still have a lot of volunteer positions that need to be filled. Click here to sign up. We need scorers, data entry, (two jobs are under the pavilion at the top of the hill out of sun), a 2nd sh...
Jun 24, 2019 - All BLST Practices and Ducklings Cancelled Monday Night- 6/24/2019
Good Afternoon Ducks and Ducklings! At 5:25PM: The rain is heavy and bottom of pool is obscured. Storms in the forecast until 7:30PM but too late for 2nd practice. All practices cancelled and Parent M...
Jun 20, 2019 - Entries for Meet vs Montclair are Posted!
The Meet Entry Report for the Swim Meet: BLST vs Montclair on 6-22-2019 are posted the the website Meets => Meet Entries . The report is printed in alphabetical sequence by swimmer. It lists the ...
Jun 17, 2019 - Evening Practice Update for Monday, 6/17/2019
For Monday, 6/17/2019 , Updated at 5:25 pm . Evening Practice 6:15 PM : Pool Open. Rain/Thunders predicted . Check back at 5:45PM Evening Practice 7:15 PM : Pool Open. Rain/Thunders predicted ....
Jun 17, 2019 - Friday Night Setup and Swim Meet Theme!
The theme for ths swim meet this Saturday against Montclair Seahawks is Aloha! Wear your favorite grass skirt, sandles, aloha shirt, puka shells, real or phoney lei, and suntan lotion. Aloha is love a...
Jun 13, 2019 - Training Opportunities
There is training available if you are available and interested in getting trained on how to be an official; stroke and turn judge, starter, and referee. There is no more training provided by PWSL, so...
Jun 6, 2019 - Ducklings Begin Tonight!
Tonight is the first session for the Ducklings. Please arrive by 6:15 PM so that we can take attendance and get swimmers assigned to groups and get the most out of the session. I apologize for the c...
Jul 24, 2018 - Practice For Tuesday Night, 7/24/18 is a GO!!!
Good Afternoon Ducks and Ducklings, We will have a regular practice for Ducks and Ducklings tonight. The threat of lightning and thunder is reduced, with only a 50% chance of rain. Pie the Coach,...
Jul 23, 2018 - Duck Tales for Week 9, 2018 is posted!
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Jul 20, 2018 - Duck Tales Newsletter for Week 8
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Jul 10, 2018 - BLST Apparel Sale on Tuesday, July 10!
This year's and previous year's apparel will be sold at Splashdown in the pavilion where concessions are sold during our home swim meets - on Tuesday, July 10th. While your child(ren) are having their...
Jun 25, 2018 - Team Towels are in!
After weeks of anticipation, the team towels have finally arrived! Claire will bring them to practice on Monday evening. If you have pre-ordered a towel, please be sure to pick it up from her under th...
Jun 20, 2018 - New Duck Tales - Week 3!
This week's Duck Tales is available here .
Jun 8, 2018 - 2018 Apparel for Sale at Time Trials
The 2018 Apparel items will be for sale at Time Trials! Look for Claire's tent at the top of the hill near the entrance gate. Please bring exact cash or check. Below are the prices. Also, if you h...
Jun 5, 2018 - Wanted/Needed Apparel Assistant
Claire, the Apparel Lady, is going to be traveling for the first couple of weeks of the swim season. In order for swimmers to continue to receive their items and for apparel to be available for sale...
May 30, 2018 - Swim Suits to be Distributed 5/31 Rain or Shine!
All swimmers who are paid in full and registered before May 25 should come to Splashdown between 6:15 and 7:30 on Thursday, May 31 to get their suits and swag bags. If the weather is decent and ...
May 18, 2018 - Summer team flyer!
Here's the team flyer for 2018! Print it out and share it with your friends so they can join the fun, or just put it on your refrigerator to remember our practice schedule!
Apr 29, 2018 - Last Chance for Team Suit Fitting
Thursday, May 3 from 4-7 is your swimmer's last opportunity to make sure they get the correct size swim suit for this year! If you didn't have a chance to go to the first fitting, be sure to go on...
Apr 12, 2018 - Bad link in last email
The last email had a link to an old copy of Duck Tales, as well as some old information. I'm sorry about that. The previous page ahs been updated, and the correct text and link is below. The pre...
Apr 11, 2018 - New Duck Tales!
The preseason editon of Ducktales for the 2018 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . *Note* This mess...
Apr 7, 2018 - 2018 Ice Cream Social!
The 2018 BLST Ice Cream Social is this Wednesday, April 11, from 6-8 PM at CPAC! Come join us for some ice cream, to complete your registration for summer swim, and to try on the team's suits for thi...
Jan 31, 2018 - Winter Clinic Duck Tales! Poolooza this weekend!
This weekend at CPAC is the Duck Poolooza! See more details in Duck Tales here .
Jul 29, 2017 - Flying Duck Awards Banquet
Our annual Award Banquet is on Sunday, July 30th beginning at 3:00 PM. Set up will begin at 1:00 PM. The banquest will be at the Coral Reef Pavilion located between the soccer fields and Splashdown Wa...
Jul 28, 2017 - Divisional Meet Update!
I just received notification from Old Bridge Staff. They said that as of right now the Divisional Meet is going as planned. I encourage you to dress for plenty of liquid sunshine early. Plan to arri...
Jul 28, 2017 - Directions to Old Bridge for Divisional Meet!
Address for Old Bridge Breakers: 3600 Beaver Pond Road, Woodbridge, VA Directions: Go East bound on Prince William Pkwy and continue straight onto Old Bridge Road (Rt. 641 East), turn right onto Sm...
Jul 28, 2017 - Advance Setup for Divisionals
Hey Flying Ducks! PWSL just announced that the weather across the county is to variable for a county-wide decision on meets, so they have advised the meet host and all PWSL team reps that the meet dec...
Jul 28, 2017 - Divisional T-Shirt Distribution & Heat Sheets!
If you purchased a Divisional T-Shirt on line , Claire, the Apparel Lady, will pick up the Divisional T-Shirts that were pre-ordered and will distribute them from the volunteer check in table. If you...
Jul 25, 2017 - Cheer Ad Deadline Extended!
Dear Ducks! The deadline for Cheer Grams has been extended through today. A Cheer Gram is like an advertisement in the Divisional Meet Program! You can cheer the team, a group, or an individual. Price...
Jul 25, 2017 - Pie the Coach Night, Parent Relays and Drag Night!
Dear Ducks! Tonight is a very busy night! It all starts at 6:45 PM. First, we'll start with Pie the Coaches . This is a time-honored tradition that may oppose common thought. Having "Pie on your face...
Jul 24, 2017 - Lost and Found
The season has been long and some of you have misplaced some of your gear. It is likely that it ended up in our Lost and Found or SplashDown's Lost and Found. Please take the time this week and look a...
Jul 24, 2017 - Pool Party Tickets On Sale NOW!
At the end of every season, the Ben Lomond Swim Team takes flight to swim at their home pool with complete access to all of the slides, activity areas, Lazy River and regular swim. Some swimmers say t...
Jul 24, 2017 - Team Meeting Tonight at 7:30 PM
There is a lot of information to share tonight about the funnest week in the summer swim season! Meeting starts at 7:30 PM. Hear about Pie The Coach Night, Drag Night, Racing Your Parent, Talent Show,...
Jul 24, 2017 - Duck Tales Week 8
This week's Duck Tales is now available online! There is a lot going on, so be sure to check it out. https://www.teamunify.com/recpwslblfd/UserFiles/File/Duck%20Tales%20Week%2008%20Eng%20%26%20Spa%20...
Jul 21, 2017 - Address for Southbridge Pool!
This week's swim meet is against the Southbridge Seals ! The address for their pool is: 17325 River Ridge Boulevard, Dumfries, VA 22026 Travel time from SplashDown Waterpark is between 45-60 minutes ...
Jul 21, 2017 - After Swim Meet at Marco's Pizza
Dear Ducks! This is a reminder that after the swim meet at Southbridge, the coaches, swimmers and families are invited to meet at Marco's Pizza, 10470 Dumfries Rd, Manassas, VA 20112. Marco's has the ...
Jul 21, 2017 - Warmup Time for BLST is 6:30 am to 6:50 am
Dear Ducks, Our warmup time in the pool is from 6:30 - 6:50 am . Please arrive early so you can get settled in, check in with your coach, get your stroke counts and prepare mentally. Southbridge is...
Jul 20, 2017 - Duck Tales Week 7
The latest version of Duck Tales is uploaded to the website, and can be viewed HERE . A copy will also be available in the team mailboxes.
Jul 20, 2017 - Heat Sheet for Southbridge Meet
The Heat Sheet for Saturday's meet is now available on our team website. Click the Meet Program button on the home page to access it, or you can click HERE . Please be sure to print your copy befor...
Jul 19, 2017 - Divisional Ads and Cheer Grams Information
Show your team spirit by placing a cheer gram · Advertise your business by placing an ad or a special cheer gram for your swimmer. The heat sheet for the Black Division Championship Meet on July 29 th...
Jul 18, 2017 - Clinic is on for July 19
We will have a clinic tomorrow, Jul19th to make up for the cancelled one last week. Clinic will start at 8:30AM.
Jul 11, 2017 - Black Divisional T-Shirts
Black Divisional T-Shirts can be ordered from this link: http://www.eternally-digital.com/ The price is $15.00 each Deadline for orders is midnight, Tuesday, July 18, 2017 The Wave-Force is stron...
Jul 7, 2017 - New Practice Times Begin Monday 7/10/17 - 6:45 PM
New evening practice times begin July 10, 2017. 1st session is from 6:45 - 7:45 PM . 2nd sessio n is from 7:45 - 8:45 PM . Ducklings Program is from 7:00 - 7:50 PM . Since we found out that Splas...
Jul 7, 2017 - Post Swim Meet Gathering!
After the meet, please join the coaches and Duck family at CiCi's Pizza , From 11:00 until 1:00 mention that you are with the Ben Lomond Swim Team and you can enjoy an adult buffet and fountain drin...
Jul 7, 2017 - Friday Night Setup Tonight 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Join us tonight and setup for tomorrow's swim meet. The kids can finish their poster while the tents, lanes, and concessions are set up. See you soon!
Jul 6, 2017 - No Evening Practice Tonight 7/6/2017
Good Afternoon Flying Ducks! While the weather right now seems pleasant, the storms will show up shortly and be most intense around the time our practices start. Splashdown has been closed all day too...
Jul 6, 2017 - Splashdown Pool is Closed this Morning
I just received a call from Splashdown. The bottom of the pool is not visible and the rain will be around for most of the day. The additional threats of thunderstorms and flash floods makes it pruden...
Jul 3, 2017 - Team Meeting Tonight
Team Meeting tonight will begin at 8:05 PM so the parents of the Ducklings can attend. Important information will be shared about apparel, concessions, the next meet, the Lost and Found, Stroke Clin...
Jul 2, 2017 - Stroke Clinic Still Has Lane Space!
This week's Stroke Clinic works on backstroke OR butterfly. Clinics are from 8:30-9:30 AM daily. Cost is only $5 per session. Get the focus to improve your start, stroke, turn and finish to help you d...
Jul 2, 2017 - Team Apparel and Spirit Wear on Monday!
Claire, the Apparel Lady, will be issueing the remaining team gear (bags, water bottles and cooling towels) on at practice Monday evening . Please come get it at that time. It does NOT do you any goo...
Jun 30, 2017 - Warmup Time Changed to 6:25 am.
Dear Duck Family, We were just notified that warmups for our team begin at 6:25 am. Please try to be there and set up in time to get warmed up. Go Ducks!
Jun 30, 2017 - Directions to Lake Manassas Swim Meet
Dear Flying Ducks, As you know, there are many different ways to get anywhere today. Be careful using Google Maps. For some reason it doesn't always get the directions to this pool accurately (unless ...
Jun 25, 2017 - Duck Swag and Apparel Sale
Claire, the Apparel Lady, will have the remaining swag (bags, water bottles and cooling towels) available for pick-up at practice Monday evening . Please come get it at that time. She really doesn't ...
Jun 23, 2017 - Pre-Meet Setup Tonight at 6:30 PM
Dear Duck Family, It has been a busy week. In an effort to make sure the Ducks can get enough rest for tomorrow's meet, tonight's setup will begin at 6:30 PM and should only last about an hour. Toni...
Jun 23, 2017 - Today's Storm has Passed - Just a Little Liquid Sunshine!
Good Morning Flying Ducks, It appears that most of the storm has passed and the boomers are out of the way and of no further concer. We can take to the sky and own the pool. There is a little moisture...
Jun 22, 2017 - Wet Weather Plan for 6/23/2014
Good Evening Ducks! Tomorrow's weather forecast appears to be one that only Ducks or frogs would like. As of right now, the forecast is showing a chance of thunderstorms between 7 and 8 am and a 70-60...
Jun 22, 2017 - Spirit Poster Night Tonigh! ! !
Poster Night is a Spirit Night Event where we get together to make posters about our team. After they are complete, some of the posters will be found on the way into Splashdown for our home meets. G...
Jun 19, 2017 - Practice is cancelled tonight!
Prince William County Parks and Recreation has just closed all the swimming pools in the county due to the current storm which is bringing flash flood and tornado warnings through 9 PM . There...
Jun 16, 2017 - Swim Meet Location Information
We will be swimming against the Urbanna Otters . Our meet is tomorrow, June 17th at Urbanna Swim Club . The address is in Westgate at: 8030 Urbanna Road in Manassas, VA 20109 . There is a parking l...
Jun 16, 2017 - Volunteers Check In to Get Name Badge! !
Volunteers should check in with Gerry Peters for volunteer assignments and name badges. Thanks to all those who have volunteered already and especially to those who volunteered for both shifts. We onl...
Jun 16, 2017 - Post Swim Meet Gathering!
After the swim meet, the Flying Ducks will flock to the Kraze Burger in Manassas Mall, 8300 Sudley Road, Manassas, VA 20109 to get ribbons and celebrate. We should be done by 1:00 PM.
Jun 16, 2017 - Swim Suit Information
Swimmers please wear your new team suit and swim cap for the meet. If you did not receive your suit yesterday, most swim suits will be available for pick up at the meet. See Claire to get them, but br...
Jun 16, 2017 - Swimmers Check In
Swimmers should check in with their coaches immediately upon arrival. Your swimmer’s events are listed alphabetically by last name in the Meet Entry Report on the team website: http://www.benlomondsw...
Jun 16, 2017 - T-Shirt and Silicon Caps Available! ! !
Due to popular demand last night, Team t-shirts and silicone caps will be for sale from 6:30 - 8:30 am during the swim meet at Claire’s tent. T-shirts are $15 and the silicone caps are $12.00 . ...
May 7, 2017 - Early registration ends tonight!
A final reminder that early registration for Summer swim team ends tonight! Starting tomorrow, May 8th the registration fee will jump from $150 to $170 per person. The cost for Ducklings is, and wi...
May 1, 2017 - Early Bird Registration Ends Sunday
Summer swim registration is live, and early bird registration ends this Sunday! Through May 7th, registration for the swim team is only $150 per swimmer. Starting May 8th, registration will be $170 p...
Mar 18, 2017 - Try on our new swimsuits!
Dear Ducks: Come to Riptide at Central Park Aquatic Center (CPAC) on Saturday, March 25 from 1-4 or Tuesday, March 28 from 4-7 p.m. to try on the team;'s new competition suits so that you or...
Mar 14, 2017 - 2017 Ice Cream Social!
The 2017 ice cream social will be held at the “Barn” or the Ben Lomond Community Center on April 4th from 6:30-7:45 PM. Come, eat ice cream, meet old friends and make some new ones while we kick off t...
Dec 5, 2016 - Duck Christmas Party
CORRECTION: The party starts at 6:30pm. Been missing your summer swim teammates? Here’s a chance to catch up with every one! Our annual Christmas Party is set for December 28 th at Hard Times in ...
Jul 25, 2016 - Ducktales Week 8
The Week 8 editon of Ducktales for the 2016 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here. It includes information ...
Jul 24, 2016 - Divisionals T-shirts
Divisionals t-shirts are available for pre-order online . The store will be open until Midnight on Wednesday, July 27th . There will be a limited number of shirts for purchase at the meet as wel...
Jul 18, 2016 - Ducktales Week 7
The Week 7 editon of Ducktales for the 2016 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes information a...
Jul 13, 2016 - Ducktales Week 6
The Week 6 editon of Ducktales for the 2016 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes information a...
Jul 10, 2016 - Picture Night
Don't forget that Monday night (July 11th) is Picture Night for the swim team. Please show up at 7:00 pm in your team suit and this year's team shirt. Ducklings are welcome to join us for the team p...
Jul 5, 2016 - Ducktales, Week 5
The Week 5 editon of Ducktales for the 2016 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes information...
Jun 30, 2016 - Ducktales Week 4
The Week 4 editon of Ducktales for the 2016 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes information abo...
Jun 20, 2016 - Ducktales Week 3
The Week 3 editon of Ducktales for the 2016 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes informati...
Jun 14, 2016 - Duck tales Week 2
The Week 2 editon of Ducktales for the 2016 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes information...
Jun 7, 2016 - Ducktales Week 1
The Week 1 editon of Ducktales for the 2016 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes information a...
May 29, 2016 - Time to Head Back to the Pool
It’s time to head back to the pool! Ben Lomond Swim Team practice starts Tuesday, May 31, at 7:00 pm. Our 10 and under swimmers practice 7-8 pm, and our 11 and up swimmers practice 8-9 pm. All new ...
May 16, 2016 - Preseason Ducktales
The preseason editon of Ducktales for the 2016 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes information...
Apr 6, 2016 - Ice Cream Social Edition of Ducktales
The first editon of Ducktales for the 2016 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes informatio...
Dec 12, 2015 - Holiday Edition of Duck Tales
The Holiday Edition of Ducktales is here! Come out and join us for the annual Holiday party and get ready for Winter Clinic. Follow this link for details!
Aug 8, 2015 - End of Season Wrap Up
Thanks for a great season! Any one who wasn't able to make it to the end of season picnic last Sunday has one more chance to pick up their ribbons and medals. Therese Romagna will be a Splashdown on...
Jul 28, 2015 - Duck Tales Week 9
The 2015 Week 9 editon of Duck Tales, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here. It includes information about all the a...
Jul 22, 2015 - REMINDER FOR DIVISIONAL TEE ORDERS
Hey Ducks! This is a reminder that the deadline for ordering Divisional Tee Shirts is tomorrow, July 23! Don't forget to go to the site listed below to get yours ordered! Remember, these shirts wil...
Jul 20, 2015 - Duck Tales Week 8
The 2015 Week 8 editon of Duck Tales, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes information about tomorro...
Jul 18, 2015 - Plans to Reschedule Meet vs Lake Manassas
We are planning to finish today's meet against Lake Manassas this coming Tuesday, July 21, at the Lake Manassas Pool. Our warm ups will start at 6:00 pm, and we will resume the meet with Heat 2 of Ev...
Jul 16, 2015 - Divisional Tee Shirt Orders
Divisional T-shirts are available for purchase. To order, please go to www.sunnyann.com and click on Orange Division Tee. From there you will be able to choose your shirt size, and specify our tea...
Jul 13, 2015 - Duck Tales Week 7
The 2015 Week 7 editon of Duck Tales, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes results from Saturday's meet,...
Jul 10, 2015 - Meet Set Up
Set up for tomorrow's meet is tonight at 6:30 pm. If you can make it, please come lend a helping hand. The more people we have the faster it will go. See you at the pool!
Jul 10, 2015 - HEAT SHEET (BLST vs Bridlewood)
The Heat Sheet for this week's meet against Bridlewood is now available on our team website under Meet Programs.
Jul 9, 2015 - Volunteers Desperately Needed
Parents. You have heard it many times at the Parent’s Meeting, at swim meets or just during evening practices... It takes many volunteers to run an efficient swim meet. We have a meet this weekend... ...
Jul 6, 2015 - Duck Tales Week 6
The 2015 Week 6 editon of Duck Tales, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes information about this we...
Jun 29, 2015 - Correction to Duck Tales Week 5
We WILL have pratice and clinic on Friday, July 3rd. See you at the pool!
Jun 29, 2015 - Duck Tales Week 5
The 2015 Week 5 editon of Duck Tales, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes results from the Southbrid...
Jun 26, 2015 - Meet Programs
Meet Programs for this week's home meet against Southbridge are now available on our Home Page! LET'S GO DUCKS!
Jun 25, 2015 - Picture Night and Meet Set Up
Don't forget that tonight is picture night. (Keep your fingers crossed that it doesn't rain again tonight!) Swimmers should wear their team shirts and team suits if they have them. Ducklings are ...
Jun 25, 2015 - Friday night set up
Friday night set up has been shifted to 7:45 pm because Splashdown is open until 8:00 pm. Please come help us so we can finish quickly, and come claim your spot on the hill in the process. NOTE: we m...
Jun 23, 2015 - Tonight's BLST practice is cancelled
Due to the severe thunderstorms which are rapidly approaching, tonight's practice is cancelled. See you at the movie tomorrow! Tracie
Jun 22, 2015 - Duck Tales Week 4
The 2015 Week 4 editon of Duck Tales, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes results from the Dale City...
Jun 16, 2015 - Duck Tales Week 3
The 2015 Week 3 editon of Duck Tales, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes results from the Stonewall...
Jun 11, 2015 - Home Meet Set Up, Donations & Heat Sheet Info
Set up for our meet this weekend will begin at 6:00pm. We need as many parents as possible to make set up quick and easy. We are also in need of soda and water for Concessions. The soda requested a...
Jun 8, 2015 - Duck Tales Week 2
The 2015 Week 2 editon of Duck Tales, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes information about the firs...
Jun 4, 2015 - Duck Tales Week 1
The 2015 Week 1 editon of Ducktales, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes information about the upc...
Jun 4, 2015 - Thursday night BLST practice is on (Sort of)
Ducklings (swim lessons) is canceled. The rest of BLST is having practice tonight, but we will not be in the pool. Instead, we will let the swimmers practices starts (using the starter system) in th...
May 19, 2015 - Preseason Ducktales
The 2015 preseason editon of Ducktales, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes information about the up...
Apr 3, 2015 - Ice Cream Social Edition of Ducktales
The first editon of Ducktales for the 2015 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes information ...
Feb 21, 2015 - Feb 21 Winter Clinic is Cancelled
Today's Winter Clinic is cancelled because Central Park Aquatic Center is closing at noon due to the weather. We will see you all next Saturdy, February 28th.
Feb 19, 2015 - Winter Clinic Starts Saturday
Winter Clinic starts this Saturday, February 21, and runs through May 9 , except for March 14 (due to a scheduling conflict at the facility) and April 4 (for Easter weekend) at the Central Park A...
Dec 13, 2014 - Holiday Edition of Duck Tales
The most current copy of Duck Tales is loaded to the website under the news tab or can be read by clicking HERE . It includes information about the BLST Holiday Party, the sponsorship drive, Wi...
Aug 16, 2014 - Post Season Edition of Ducktales
The final edition of Ducktales for the 2014 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes Divisionals ...
Jul 21, 2014 - Week 8 Edition of Duck Tales
The newest editon of Ductales for the 2014 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here. It includes inform...
Jul 14, 2014 - Week 7 Edition of Ducktales
The newest editon of Ductales for the 2014 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here. It includes information ...
Jul 7, 2014 - Week 6 Edition of Ducktales
The newest editon of Ductales for the 2014 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes information abou...
Jun 30, 2014 - Week 5 Edition of Ducktales
The newest editon of Ductales for the 2014 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes results f...
Jun 26, 2014 - Friday Night Set Up
This Saturday's meet is the last home meet of the season. That means that we need help with set-up Friday night. There is one catch this time, though. With Splashdown open on weekdays, set-up is la...
Jun 24, 2014 - Week 4 Edition of Ducktales
The newest editon of Ductales for the 2014 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes results from...
Jun 23, 2014 - BLST Team Picture Night
In case you didn't catch it at the parents' meeting tonight, BLST Team Picture Night is this Thursday, June 26. Order forms are in your mailboxes at practice, and you can see Marcia Thies for extras....
Jun 23, 2014 - Week 4 Edition of Ducktales
The newest editon of Ductales for the 2014 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes results from ...
Jun 16, 2014 - Week 3 Edition of Ducktales
The newest editon of Ductales for the 2014 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes results fro...
Jun 13, 2014 - Duck Alert
Because of the storm that just went through, we didn't get everything set up the way we normally would for a home meet. (We still need to hang posters, pick up everything that blew over, and finish s...
Jun 9, 2014 - Week 2 Edition of Ducktales
The newest editon of Ductales for the 2014 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here . It includes results from th...
Jun 6, 2014 - Meet Programs Dale City Meet
The meet program for this weeks events have been posted on our web page. Click HERE to access our web site. There will not be any copies for sale at our meets. For all home and some away meets the o...
Jun 4, 2014 - One more officials clinic
If you are interested in training to be a Stroke and Turn official, or have been an official in the past, and thought you had missed your chance, you are in luck. To accommodate the large number of i...
Jun 3, 2014 - Spirit Night at Laser Tag is CANCELLED
Due to scheduling conflicts, the spirit night at Laser Tag on Wednesday, June 4th is cancelled. We will reschedule, and send out information on the make up date once we have it. Sorry for the incon...
Jun 2, 2014 - Week 1 Edition of Ducktales
The newest editon of Ductales for the 2014 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here. It includes ...
Jun 1, 2014 - Donations needed for concessions
I know it is hard to believe, but our first meet will be Saturday, June 7, against Dale City Frogs. It is a home meet, which means that we need donations for Concessions this week. Since this is our...
May 29, 2014 - Tonight's Practice
Tonight's practice is cancelled, but Board members will be available in the upper pavilion to answer questions, or accept registration forms from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. If you are planning to register f...
May 29, 2014 - Tonight's BLST Practice
Tonight's practice is cancelled, but Board members will be available in the upper pavilion from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm to answer questions, or accept registration forms. If you are planning to register f...
May 24, 2014 - Preseason Edition of Ducktales
The newest editon of Ductales for the 2014 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or you can read it by clicking here. It includes informatio...
May 18, 2014 - Calling ALL officials (not just Stroke and Turn)
I wanted to let you know that there are 3 remaining Officials Clinics before the start of the summer season. Anyone who is thinking about helping the team by working as a Stroke and Turn Official, Cl...
May 10, 2014 - BLST Yard Sale
Please come join us for the 5th Annual BLST Yard Sale, next Saturday, May 17th, at the Rowe’s home on the corner of Sudley Manor and Dublin. There are lots of ways that you can help, and most only ta...
Apr 28, 2014 - Online Registration Open for BLST Ducklings
Anyone interested in registering a chlid for the Ducklings program now has two options. You can still register using the forms on the team website, or you can register them online. It is the same pr...
Apr 22, 2014 - BLST Apparel
In case you missed it in the last Duck Tales, we have team apparel including hoodies, flannel pants, sweatshirts, polo shirts and visors available again this year from Riptide Swim and Tri. This time...
Apr 5, 2014 - Ice Cream Social Edition of Ducktales
The newest editon of Ductales for the 2014 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the website under the news tab or by clicking here . It includes information about s...
Mar 15, 2014 - BLST Summer Registration is OPEN!
Hello Duck Families, In case you haven't visited the team website recently, I wanted to let you know that our online summer registration is now open. You can complete your registration online and cho...
Feb 15, 2014 - Winter 2014 Duck Tales
The first edition of Duck Tales for the 2014 season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking here . It includes information about Winter C...
Aug 5, 2013 - End Of Season Duck Tales
The final copy of Duck Tales for the season, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking HERE . It includes results from Divisionals, the adult ...
Jul 22, 2013 - Divisionals Edition of Duck Tales
The newest copy of Duck Tales, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking HERE . It includes results from our meet against Old Bridge, lots of ...
Jul 16, 2013 - Old Bridge Edition of Duck Tales
The newest copy of Duck Tales, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking HERE . It includes results from our meet against Westridge, informati...
Jul 9, 2013 - Westridge Edition of Duck Tales
The newest copy of Duck Tales, including the Spanish translation, is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking HERE . It includes results from our meet against Virginia Oaks, infor...
Jul 1, 2013 - Virginia Oaks Edition of Duck Tales
The newest copy of Duck Tales is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking HERE . It includes results from our meet against Lake Manassas, information about the our upcoming meet again...
Jun 24, 2013 - Lake Manassas Edition of Duck Tales
The newest copy of Duck Tales is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking HERE . It includes results from our meet against Urbanna, information about the our upcoming meet against...
Jun 17, 2013 - Urbana Edition of Duck Tales
The newest copy of Duck Tales is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking HERE . It includes results from our meet against Stonewall, information about the our upcoming meet against...
Jun 11, 2013 - Stonewall edition of Duck Tales
The newest copy of Duck Tales is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking HERE . It includes information about the our upcoming meet against Stonewall Park, how to opt out swim...
Jun 2, 2013 - Time Trials Duck Tales
The newest copy of Duck Tales is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking HERE . It includes information about the first Parents Meeting of the season, including a special electi...
May 1, 2013 - Preseason Duck Tales
The most current copy of Duck Tales is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking HERE . It includes information about the our annual yard sale, summer registration, apparel orders, ...
Apr 9, 2013 - Ice Cream Social Duck Tales Edition
The most current copy of Duck Tales is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking HERE . It includes information about the Ice Cream Social, summer registration, the Ducklings progra...
Mar 14, 2013 - 2nd Annual Swim Team Night at the Potomac Nationals Game
The Wellington Dolphins Swim Team is hosting the 2nd annual Swim Team Night at the Potomac Nationals on June 26. The PNats will be playing the Myrtle Beach Pelicans. Click here for a flyer with...
Dec 22, 2012 - Holiday Duck Tales Edition
The most current copy of Duck Tales is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking HERE . It includes information about the BLST Holiday Party, the sponsorship drive, Winter Clinic and...
Nov 18, 2012 - BLST Ducks Winter Holiday Party
It's that time of year again. As you are making plans for the holiday season, make sure to include the BLST Ducks Winter Holiday Party. This year's party will be at the Hard Times Cafe & Cue (upst...
Aug 2, 2012 - Duck Tales 2012 Season Wrap-up Edition
The final copy of Duck Tales for the 2012 summer season is loaded on the web site under the news tab or by clicking here . It includes the results from Divisionals and the Cyber Meet, and informatio...
Jul 23, 2012 - Divisional edition of Duck Tales
The most current copy of Duck Tales is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking here . It includes the result of Saturday's meet, information about Divisionals, Poster Night, the End ...
Jul 16, 2012 - Brookside Edition of Duck Tales
The most current copy of Duck Tales is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking here . It includes the result of Saturday's meet, information about the home meet against Brookside ...
Jul 13, 2012 - Psych Sheet for Wellington Meet
In case you missed it in this week's Duck Tales, Wellington is NOT selling psych sheets for the meet tomorrow. They are available on the BLST website with meet entries, or by clicking here . See ...
Jul 9, 2012 - Wellington Edition of Duck Tales
The most current copy of Duck Tales is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking here . It includes the result of Saturday's meet, information about the away meet against Wellington ...
Jul 5, 2012 - Help needed for set up and clean up
We really appreciate all the families who helped set up last Friday. Unfortunately, that was not our only home meet of the season. We need everyone's help tomorrow night to set up for Saturday's mee...
Jul 2, 2012 - Dale City Edition of Duck Tales
The most current copy of Duck Tales is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking here . It includes the result of Saturday's meet, information about the home meet against Dale City ...
Jun 28, 2012 - Friday Night Set Up - All hands needed
The Ducks need your help! To make our first home meet of the season run smoothly, we need to set up as much as possible Friday night. Unfortunately, we have 2 complications this time. First, we onl...
Jun 25, 2012 - Stonewall edition of Duck Tales
The most current copy of Duck Tales is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking here . It includes information about the home meet against Stonewall this Saturday, Ducks of the Week,...
Jun 18, 2012 - Meadowbrook edition of Duck Tales
The most current copy of Duck Tales is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking here . It includes information about the meet at Meadowbrook this Saturday, Duck of the Week, our next...
Jun 17, 2012 - Reminder about practice schedule change
Congratulations on a great meet this weekend! Now that school is out, though, don't forget that the practice schedule has changed. Starting Monday, there will be both morning and evening practices....
Jun 13, 2012 - Team Spirit Night at Roy Rogers tonight
Are you trying to decide what to do for dinner tonight? Don't forget that tonight is Ben Lomond's first Spirit Night for the 2012 Summer Season. Join us at Roy Rogers (the one across from the hospit...
Jun 12, 2012 - Duck Tales - Lake Manassas Edition
The most current copy of Duck Tales is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking here . It includes information about the meet at Lake Manassas this Saturday, Duck of the Week, and t...
Jun 7, 2012 - Set-up for Time Trials
Set-up for Time Trials is 7:00 - 9:00 Friday night. We need volunteers to help get both pavilions ready, and make sure everything is set for Saturday morning. It is a great way to help the team, a...
Jun 4, 2012 - Duck Tales - Time Trials Edition
The most current copy of Duck Tales is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking here . It includes information about the Time Trials this Saturday, including the variety of voluntee...
Apr 18, 2012 - Are you ready to swim?
The most current copy of Duck Tales is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking here . It includes information about the annual BLST yard sale, registration for the summer season, t...
Jan 26, 2012 - BLST Spirit Night
We will be having a Spirit Night at the Chick Fil A on Sudley Manor on Thursday, February 9 from 6:00 until 9:00. For more information, please see the most current copy of Duck Tales under the news t...
Jan 24, 2012 - 2012 Summer Swim Schedule
The 2012 Swim Schedule is currently located under the "Events" tab then "Swim Schedule" sub tab within the drop down menu. As always the schedule is under the "News" tab then "Meet Results" sub tab as...
Dec 21, 2011 - Coaches and Aides needed for 2012 season
Attention all swimmers, Anybody interested in being a coach, coaches aide or stroke technician for 2012 needs to fill out an application to be considered. Please click the following link to acce...
Dec 18, 2011 - Duck Tales Holiday 2011-2012 edition
The most current copy of Duck Tales is loaded to the web site under the news tab or by clicking HERE . Have a safe and happy holiday.
Dec 11, 2011 - 2011-2012 Holiday Party
2011-2012 holiday party. The 2011-2012 holiday party has been scheduled for Dec 30 th 2011 at Big Joe’s. The event will start at 6:00 pm with a door prize given away somewhere around 8:00pm. You have ...
Nov 28, 2011 - 2012 Sponsorship Drive Kickoff
Sponsors are needed for the 2012 Summer Season. Our goal last year was to raise $2,000 and we raised $2,400. This year we are hoping to reach $3,400 due to some costly equipment expenditures that ar...
Mar 21, 2011 - Coaches Wanted for 2011 Season
Please complete the Coaches/Aide application form at the following link to apply for a position with the team for the 2011 Season. APPLICATION
Dec 4, 2010 - Team Sponsorship
Please help our team by finding team sponsors for next year. Sponsorship Form
Jun 22, 2010 - PWSL Website
You can now view the Prince William Swim League meet results, team standings and top times reports at the following link: PWSL Website
Apr 1, 2010 - DUCK TALES
Did you forget to pick up a copy at practice or were on vacation and want to catch up on everything? Logon to the website and click on the News tab "DUCK TALES" to view the weekly newsletter.
Mar 25, 2010 - BEN LOMOND SWIM TEAM IS IN AFFILIATION WITH SPLASH DOWN
SPLASHDOWN WATERPARK AND PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY PARK AUTHORITY Located in Manassas, Virginia
Mar 25, 2010 - It is never too late to join the Ducks!
It is never too late to join the Ducks! Any child ages 4-18 is welcome to join the team as long as they are willing to swim. No membership is required! Come out to Splashdown during any of our prac...