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Jun 8, 2021 - Parent Meeting Tonight
Don't forget! The Parent Meeting is tonight in the bleachers by the West Pool. See you there!
May 18, 2021 - Waves 2021 Season
Welcome Back Waves Parents, The season is almost here and we are super excited to see our swimmers back in the water. Last summer was different based on the safety restrictions we had to work around...
May 14, 2021 - Tomorrow is the Last Day to Register Returning Swimmers
Tomorrow, May 15th, is the last day to register your returning swimmers! Thank you to all that have done so already! If you do not register your child by tomorrow we will not be able to accommodate yo...
May 10, 2021 - Last Week to Register Your Returning Swimmer
This is the final week to register your swimmer if they have been on the team or Junior Waves in the past. If they took the year off last year they do not need to try out for the team again. We ...
May 3, 2021 - Returning Swimmer Registration
Returning Swimmer Registration is Open Registration for returning swimmers will close on May 15th . If your swimmer did not swim last year but swam previously they do not need to try out again. I...
Apr 19, 2021 - Returning Swimmer Registration is Open
Reminder: Returning Swimmer Registration is Open Registration for returning swimmers will close on May 15th . If your swimmer did not swim last year but swam previously they do not need to try out...
Apr 12, 2021 - New Swimmer Tryouts
If your swimmer was on Junior Waves last year they do not need to try out. Likewise, if your child was on the team in the past they do not need to try out. Tryouts for new 8 and under swimmers will ...
Mar 11, 2021 - Registration is Open for Returning Swimmers!
Registration is now open for returning swimmers! New swimmer registration will open on May 17th and tryouts will be held on May 26th for 8 and under swimmers and on May 27th for 9 and over swimme...
Jul 31, 2020 - Final Meet Ribbons
I'm Back.... The final Mini Meet results are listed on Team Unify. If your child placed 1st-6th, there are ribbons waiting for them at the front desk. Have a great rest of the Summer! WSSC Waves
Jul 23, 2020 - Parent Volunteer's NEEDED for Tomorrow's Meet
Waves Parents, We are still in need of volunteers for tomorrow's meets. Please consider helpng out. We will not be able to run the meet efficiently if we do not have all volunteer positions filled. Th...
Jul 22, 2020 - Meet Reminders
Just a reminder, the meet tomorrow is for Junior Waves swimmers only. The meet will be from 10-10:50 and this will be their last day of practice. All other age groups will have their meets on Friday d...
Jul 22, 2020 - Last Call Coaches Gift
Waves Parents! Tomorrow (Thursday) is the last day to contribute to the coaches gift. Please remember how hard these young men and women have worked during these unprecedented times. I will be collect...
Jul 22, 2020 - Final Meet Volunteers Needed!
Hello Waves Parents! There are still a lot of open volunteer positions for the final meet of the season. Please consider volunteering during your child's designated meet time. Thanks, WSSC Waves
Jul 21, 2020 - Upcoming Meets
Good afternoon parents! We have a few deadline reminders for the end of the season. The sign up for the Junior Waves meet will close tonight at midnight, so if your child would like to swim in the Jun...
Jul 20, 2020 - Reminder: Coaches End of Year Gift
Hello Waves Parents! Just a friendly reminder that I'm collecting donations for our amazing coaches until Thursday, 7/23. If you'd like to contribute, please leave an envelope at the front desk titled...
Jul 19, 2020 - 9/10 Mini Meet Volunteers Needed!!
9/10 Parents, We still need multiple parents to help out with the swim meet tomorrow. We can not run the meet without parent volunteers. Please consider helping. Thanks, WSSC Waves
Jul 16, 2020 - Coaches End of Year Gift
Waves Parents, It's hard to believe the summer swim season is almost over. We appreciate your continued support during these unprecedented times. Our coaches have worked SO hard trying to give our sw...
Jul 15, 2020 - 11&Up Volunteers Needed or Mini Meet is Cancelled
11&Over Parents, As of this moment, we do not have enough volunteers to run the mini meet tomorrow. If we do not receive more help, we either will not start the meet until we do or cancel it all toget...
Jul 15, 2020 - 11 & Over Mini-Meet Volunteers Needed!!
11 & Over Parents, We need volunteers for tomorrow's 11& Over mini-meet. Please consider volunteering for this event. We can not hold the meet without parent volunteers. Thank you! WSSC Waves
Jul 14, 2020 - End of Season Updates
Hello Parents! As the end of the season is quickly approaching, we will be making a few changes for the upcoming week. The 9/10s will have their makeup mini meet on Monday, July 20. Registration for ...
Jul 13, 2020 - 8&U Mini-Meet VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Hello Again.... We still need several volunteers for tomorrow's meet. Specifically timers. PLEASE consider helping us out. Thanks, WSSC Wavess
Jul 13, 2020 - Mini Meet Reminder
Hello Parents! Please remember to wear a mask and follow proper social distancing guidelines while attending the mini meets. Thank you, WSSC Coaches
Jul 13, 2020 - 8U Mini Meet Volunteers Needed!
8&U Waves Parents, We are need of several volunteers for tomorrow's (Tuesday, 7/14) mini-meet. Please consider volunteering. We cannot run these meets efficiently without the help from all of you! Tha...
Jul 13, 2020 - 8&U Meet Volunteers Needed- TODAY
8&U Waves Parents, I know it's last minute but if anyone would considering volunteering for today's meet we would greatly appreciate it. Thanks, WSSC Waves
Jul 10, 2020 - Upcoming Mini Meets
Hello Waves Parents! The 8 & Unders will be having their mini meets on Monday and Tuesday of this upcoming week, and the 11 & Overs will have their mini meet on Thursday. Registration for these meets ...
Jul 10, 2020 - Swim Team Apparell Is In!
Waves Families! The Swim Team Apparel will be available for pick up at the end of your child's practice on Monday, 7/13. The Caoches and I will be there to help distribute the items. Have a great week...
Jul 9, 2020 - Swim Team Will Resume Monday
Hello Parents. To clear up any confusion, swim team will resume practices this Monday, July 13. We are very excited to get back in the pool! Best, WSSC Coaches
Jul 8, 2020 - Swim Team Update
In an effort to prioritize the safety of all swimmers and staff, the WSSC has made the decision to cancel swim team until further notice. Thank you for your cooperation. Best, WSSC Coaches
Jul 8, 2020 - Practice Cancellation
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Jul 5, 2020 - IMPORTANT: Upcoming Mini Meets
Hello Parents! The mini meets went very well last week, so we have decided to continue with the mini meets during practices throughout the next couple of weeks. This week, the 9/10 age group will have...
Jul 1, 2020 - 11+ Mini Meet Volunteers Needed
Good Morning 11+ Waves Parents! We are in need of some volunteers for tomorrow's 11 & Up Mini-Meet. Please consider logging into team unify and sign up for a volunteer spot. We can not run these meets...
Jun 30, 2020 - IMPORTANT! Please Read
Good Afternoon Parents, We are so fortunate to have gotten our swim team underway during this unprecedented time. To our knowledge, there are no other summer swim programs offered and we applaud our ...
Jun 30, 2020 - 8 & Under Mini Meet Registration
Hello 8 & Under parents! If you would like your child to swim in the mini meet tomorrow and they are not registered, please email us before 3 pm. If we do not receive your email before 3 pm we will no...
Jun 30, 2020 - 8U Mini Meet Volunteers Needed!
Hello 8 & Under Parents! We still need volunteers for tomorrow's mini-meet. Please consider volunteering. We cannot run these meets successfully without the help from you. Thank You! WSSC Waves
Jun 29, 2020 - 9/10 Mini Meet Volunteers Needed!!
Hello Waves Parents! We are in need of volunteers for the 9/10 Mini-Meet that is scheduled to take place during their practice. Please consider helping out. The job sign-up is available through Team ...
Jun 26, 2020 - Swim Team Cancelled
Unfortunately there has been more lightning, so practices for the rest of the day will be cancelled. We will see everyone on Monday! Best, WSSC Coaches
Jun 26, 2020 - 9/10 Practice Cancelled
9/10 swim team practice will be cancelled today due to lighting. As of right now, all other age groups WILL have practice today. We will send out updates for other practices through email and also thr...
Jun 24, 2020 - New Meet Schedule
Good afternoon Waves parents! We know that swim meets are a very important and exciting part of swim team. In an effort to give kids the swim meet experience, we will be holding mini swim meets next w...
Jun 23, 2020 - Masks Required
Hi Parents! Just a reminder - according to the IDPH and CDC guidelines, masks are required for EVERYONE upon entering and exiting the facility. If your child does not have a mask on when they enter, t...
Jun 23, 2020 - Tonight's Meet Cancelled
Waves Parents and Swimmers, We have decided to cancel meets until further notice. The CDC and IDPH protocols regarding socially distancing, have not been followed. The Western Springs Pool wants every...
Jun 22, 2020 - Parent Volunteer's STILL NEEDED for Tomorrow's Meet
Hello Waves Parents! We are still in need of several volunteers for tomorrow's meet. We need to ensure the health and safety of our swimmers is our number one priority. We would really appreciate your...
Jun 22, 2020 - SPIRIT Wear Extension!
Good Morning Waves Parents! The spirit wear store is extended until tonight. Last call to get your orders in! Link below: https://https-wsscwaves2020.itemorder.com/sale Thanks, WSSC Waves
Jun 22, 2020 - Parent Volunteer's NEEDED for Tomorrow's Meet
Waves Parents, We need 18 volunteers to help keep the kids safely socially distanced for tomorrow's meet. This job will involve you to be responsible of 10 kids in a group and get them safely to th...
Jun 21, 2020 - LAST CALL ON SPIRIT WEAR
Hi All! Today's the last day to order your 2020 Waves Spirit Wear. The e-store closes at midnight tonight! Don't forget to order your gear before the deadline. Link is attached below. https://https-w...
Jun 20, 2020 - SPIRIT WEAR AVAILABLE NOW!
Don't forget to deck yourself out in Waves Spirit Wear! Orders, for the 2020 season, are due by the end of the day TOMORROW June 21st!! Link to the website is below: https://https-wsscwaves2020.itemor...
Jun 16, 2020 - IMPORTANT: Swim Team Updates
Jun 16, 2020 - Waves Spirit Wear Available Now!!
You can now order your Waves Spirit Wear for the 2020 Season!! The e-store will be open until the end of the day on 6/22. Order your waves apparel now!! https://https-wsscwaves2020.itemorder.com/sale...
Jun 13, 2020 - Urban Tri Gear 6/15
Hi Waves! Urban Tri Gear will be at practice on Monday 6/15 selling team suits, goggles, and other swimming gear. Feel free to come check it out! Best, WSSC Coaches
Jun 12, 2020 - 2020 Tryout Results
Thank you all for attending tryouts, we had a great turnout this year! The results are posted under the documents tab on our website and are also posted on the front door of the pool. Please registe...
Jun 10, 2020 - WSSC Swim Team Has a New Look for 2020
We are so excited the IDPH has given us an ok to move forward with Waves Swim Team. Due to COVID 19, we have made some changes to our team for this summer. Our goal is to still give all our swimmers...
Jun 9, 2020 - Waves Tryouts
If your child has been on the team in the past you do not need to sign them up for tryouts. Only new swimmers need to attend. There will be no A and B team this year so we will not be having time tr...
Jun 9, 2020 - SignUp Genius For Swim Team Tryouts
Swimmers 8 years and Under click here to schedule your tryout time. Swimmers over the age of 9 click here to schedule your tryout time.
May 12, 2020 - Swim Team Try Outs Postponed
We will not be able to hold swim team try outs next week as planned due to the governor's order. As soon as we know when we can safely hold try outs we will pass that information along. Any swimmer ...
Apr 22, 2020 - WSSC Waves Dryland Training
We hope you're enjoyng our Meet the Coaches Videos on Facebook! If you haven't seen them be sure to head to Facebook and like the Western Springs Swim Team page. Next they will be putting out drylan...
Apr 19, 2020 - Junior Waves and Tryout Information
We are constantly monitoring the COVID 19 information and as of right now things are rolling along as planned. If any adjustments for the team tryouts need to be made we will let you know as soon as w...
Apr 15, 2020 - Like us on Facebook to Meet Our Coaches!
Hey moms and dads! Like us on Facebook! Our coaches have come up with some creative ways to keep in touch with their swimmers until the day comes that they can join them at the pool again! Click he...
Apr 13, 2020 - Urban TriGear Online Shopping!
Urban TriGear is making it easier than ever to get your suits and swim accessories for the upcoming season. You can place your order and they will deliver it to the pool as the season gets closer. ...
Apr 2, 2020 - Swim Team Registration is Open for Returning Swimmers!
Swim team registration is open for all returning swimmers! It will remain open until May 18th.
Feb 29, 2020 - Registration for returning swimmers is now open!
Registrstion for all returning swimmers is now open! Returning swimmer registration will close on MAy 18th so we can see how much room we have for new swimmers. If your child swam on the Junior Waves ...
Jul 19, 2019 - A Conference Pasta Party (A Team only)
A Conference Pasta Party! The A Conference Pasta Party is this Friday! Please arrive at the Western Springs Pool around 5:30 and we will be set up in the back field! The party will only last about...
Jul 16, 2019 - A Conference Roster
A Conference Roster 8 & Under Girls Comes, Maeve Danaher, Maeve Eder, Kate Fagans, Anna Follstad, Arden Krueger, Stella Miller, Sofia Posluszny, Claire Soncini, Cora Steffens, Reagan Stuut, Emily 8 ...
Jul 10, 2019 - B Conference Roster
B Conference Roster 8&Under Girls Ahrens, Nellie Baechle, Marra Bushnell, Sarah Davis, Annabelle Eavenson, Lola Fosburg, Eleanor Glosniak, Avery Glosniak, Magiie Gray, Hannah Henry, Charley Hunt, ...
Jul 8, 2019 - Junior Waves Meet- register ASAP
Good Morning Parents! We just want to send a reminder about the upcoming Junior Waves meet on Friday! It is a great experience for the kids to have and a fun way to show off all of their hard work thi...
Jun 18, 2019 - Pizza Party Update
Parents, Don't forget to declare your swimmer, in Team Unify, for the Pizza Party! This event is for all Waves swim team and Junior Waves members. The photographer will be available for individual pho...
Jun 17, 2019 - Pizza Party Volunteers Needed
We are still in need of some Volunteers for the Pizza Party on Wednesday. This event is always a blast for the kids. Please consider volunteering. We can't pull off this event without the help of you!...
Jun 9, 2019 - LAST CHANCE TO ORDER WAVES SPRIT WEAR
Waves Parents, Today is the LAST DAY to order Waves Spirit Wear. The online store will close, for the season, by the end of today. Don't miss out! https://wsscwaves.itemorder.com Thanks, WSSC Wav...
Jun 7, 2019 - Waves Spirit Wear Deadline is Approaching!!
Fellow Waves Parents! You only have 2 MORE DAYS to order your Waves apparel for the 2019 Season. Deadline is Sunday, June 9th. Order your Waves Spirit Wear today!! https://wsscwaves.itemorder.com T...
Jun 6, 2019 - A Lemont Meet Sign Up Fixed
Good afternoon Parents! We realized there were issues in signing up for the A Lemont meet next Tuesday but we believe we have fixed it. Those of you who were unable to sign up for the meet should no...
Jun 4, 2019 - Waves Parent Meeting
Waves Parents, The Coaches will be hosting a parent meeting on the following dates. This is a perfect opportunity for new (and old members) to review goals and expections for the 2019 Waves Season. T...
Jun 3, 2019 - Waves Team Suits
Waves Parents, There have been some questions regarding the team suit. We are using the same suit as last year. If you are a new member or need a new suit, please visit Urban Tri Gear as soon as poss...
Jun 3, 2019 - WAVES Apparel Order Now!!
Ladies and Gents! You have less than one week to order your WAVES Spirit Wear! Don't miss out. Order your spirit wear today!! https://wsscwaves.itemorder.com Thanks! The Western Springs Waves
May 29, 2019 - WAVES Spirit Wear is Available!!
Fellow Waves Members!! Who's got spirit?? You do?? Then order your Waves gear today!! We have a lot of new merchandise to offer. Please log on to the below link to view our apparel. The store will cl...
May 25, 2019 - WAVES Spirit Wear is Available!!
Fellow Waves Members!! The Spirit Wear Store is open! We have a lot of new merchandise to offer. Please log on to the below link to view our apparel. The store will close on Sunday, June 9th, so orde...
May 24, 2019 - Clarification about lists
Hi Parents, We just wanted to clear up any confusion about the lists that came out. If your child is a NEW MEMBER, they would be on the "Made the Team" list (Waves tryout list) or the Junior Waves ...
May 24, 2019 - Swim Team Decisions
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May 23, 2019 - RETURNING SWIMMERS ONLY
Attention Returning Families! If your child was on the team last year and is planning to participate again this year, please make sure you have them registered by FRIDAY MAY 24! Thank you! WSSC Co...
May 22, 2019 - 5/24/19 Tryouts and Time Trials decisions announced
Hi Waves Parents! We want to thank you all so much for an amazing turnout at tryouts and time trials this week! It was awesome to see so many new and returning kids, it's going to be a great year! D...
Jul 14, 2018 - B Conferene Lineup
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Jun 27, 2018 - Waves Apparel Is In!!
Great News! The Waves Apparel has arrived! If you'd like to pick it up tomorrow, I will be at the pool around 10:30am for the U8 swim practice. I will also be at the B Meet tomorrow evening. Otherwis...
Jun 20, 2018 - IMPORTANT! Team Assignments for Pizza Party TONIGHT!!
Parents! We are looking forward to a fun evening at the pizza party tonight! Please see the attached document for your swimmers team and event assignment. We ask that you PLEASE write your swimmer's ...
Jun 20, 2018 - Pizza Party Update
Parents! We are looking forward to the Pizza Party on Wednesday 6/20. Individual pictures will take place starting at 4:30pm. The Waves team photo will be taken around 5:00pm. Please plan your arrival...
Jun 4, 2018 - Parents Meeting
The Waves and Jr. Waves Parent Meeting will be held on Monday, June 4th! - 2 Times: 9:30am OR 7pm in the West Pool Coaches and Coordinators will be discussing imporant information regarding the 201...
Jun 4, 2018 - Parents Meeting Recap
May 31, 2018 - Time Trial Volunteers STILL Needed 6/5-6/6
Parents, We are STIL IN NEED of volunteers for time trials on 6/5 & 6/6! Please email us at [email protected] and put in the subject: Time Trial/Timers if you are available for the follow...
May 25, 2018 - Time Trial Clarification
WSSC Team Members, There seems to be some confusion regarding the time trials taking place on June 5 th and 6 th . TIME TRIALS ARE OPTIONAL. Only members who wish to tryout for the A Team need to a...
May 24, 2018 - Time Trial Volunteers Needed 6/5-6/6
Parents, We are need of volunteers for time trials on 6/5 & 6/6! Please email us at [email protected] and put in the subject: Time Trial/Timers if you are available for the following: Tuesd...
Aug 16, 2017 - Team Photos
There are still many photos in the files at the pool. The files will be out for about 1 more week. Don't forget to pick them up! Have a great school year and we look forward to seeing you all next yea...
Jul 12, 2017 - A Conference
Congratulations to everyone who qualified for A conference! Click here to see the full list. The A Conference meet will be held on Sunday, July 16th at the Lemont Park District Pool located at 160...
Jul 11, 2017 - IMPORTANT CONFERENCE INFORMATION
This message contains important information regarding A and B conference. A conference Since the A conference list has not yet been published, practice tomorrow ( Wednesday 7/12) is open to all A tea...
Jul 5, 2017 - A Conference Availability
A Conference is almost here! In order to make the best line up we can, we will need to know if your swimmer is available to swim in the meet. The A Conference meet will be held on Sunday, July 16th ...
Jul 3, 2017 - B Conference
Congratulations to everyone who qualified for B conference! Click here to see the full list. The B Conference meet will be held on Sunday, July 9th at the Lemont Park District Pool located at 1602...
Jun 29, 2017 - B Conference Availability
Good morning! B Conference is quickly approaching! In order to make the best line up we can we will need to know if your swimmer is available to swim in the meet. The B Conference meet will be held o...
Jun 28, 2017 - Junior Waves End of Season Meet
Junior Waves End of Season Meet The Junior Waves inter squad meet is right around the corner! On July 7th at 11:15 (their regular practice time) the kids will put into action all that they learned ...
Jun 28, 2017 - Junior Waves Correction
The correct date for the Junior Waves Inter Squad Meet in July 7th!
Jun 9, 2017 - When To Arrive At Swim Meets
For the Tuesday/Thursday swim meets, please have your child(ren) arrive at 6:00pm. Warm-ups begin at 6:15pm, so we want the kids to be ready to go at that time. For the Saturday morning swim meets, p...
Jun 6, 2017 - !!!!VERY IMPORTANT!!!!
We just realized late last night that there was a schedule mixup for our A and B meets. The website has been updated for all meet locations, so please check the new meet schedule. Just to clarify, the...
Jun 5, 2017 - Late Meet Entries & Parent Meeting
Just a reminder... There is a parent meeting on Friday (6/9) at noon. If you attended the first meeting, you do not need to attend this one. All meet sign-ups are due 2 days before the swim meet. The...
May 30, 2017 - Time Trial Results and Other News
Congratulaions to all the new A team swimmers! Click here to see the results. Please make sure all swimmers are registered for the team before tomorrow night, May 31st. Registration will close aft...
May 30, 2017 - *IMPORTANT*
​Please be aware that registration for swim team will close May 31st at midnight . We cannot accept late registrations. If you have not already registered your child, you must do so before the deadli...
May 29, 2017 - REMINDERS
A couple of reminders... 1) Time trials tomorrow May 30th 8 and under -- 4:00-5:00pm 11/12 -- 5:00-6:00pm 2) Team Gear Our team swim suits can be purchased through Urban Tri Gear. Urban Tri Gear will...
May 25, 2017 - VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!
For time trials, we ask parents to volunteer to be timers and help with other tasks. For the 9-10 age group time trials on Thursday May 25th, from 4:00-5:00pm, we need 12 volunteers to be timers and...
May 24, 2017 - IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Welcome to the 2017 Summer Swim Season! We are very excited for the season to begin. This announcement contains important information for those on the swim team only. TIME TRIALS For time trials, if y...
May 23, 2017 - Results for the 2017 Season
If your child is listed as a new team member Congrats! Proceed to the registration tab and sign them up for the swim team. Time trials for the A and B teams are coming up. The time trials for the...
May 10, 2017 - Parent Meeting New Information!
There will be two dates to choose from for the Parent Meeting. May 31, 2017 6:00 pm. Meet in the bleachers by the pool. June 9th, 12:00 pm. Meet in the bleachers by the pool.
Mar 17, 2017 - Time Trials ~ Please read carefully
Time trials for swimmers in the 9-10 age group will be held on May 25th at 4:00 pm . Time trials for swimmers in the 8 and Under group will be held on May 30th at 4:00 pm . Time trials for swimm...
Mar 17, 2017 - New Swimmer Tryouts