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Oct 21, 2018 - Clothing order deadline
Don't forget to put in your VAST clothing order. The deadline is midnight on Monday, October 22nd. Delivery to practice on November 7th and 8th. Here is the link: https://www.maiden605.com/collect...
Oct 16, 2018 - Team clothing order
VAST Merchandise order is now avaialble. Please check out the link below. Deadline is October 22nd. Delivery at practice on November 7 and 8. If you are buying as a gift, email VAST to let Kathryn...
Dec 19, 2016 - No Practice
There will be no practice Monday, December 19th due to pool mainentance.
Oct 25, 2016 - Fall Tri-State Splash
On Saturday, Oct. 22nd 10 VAST swimmers participated in the Siouxland Sharks Tri State meet. Overall the team did an amazing job posting top times in almost every single event. There were many Tri-Sta...
Sep 16, 2015 - Stroke Clinic
The Siouxland Sharks have generously invited VAST swimmers to participate in their one day clinic on October 3rd. It breaks the swimmers into age groups and they learn from a dietitian, meet with a s...
Feb 22, 2015 - B Championship Meet Results
The results for the B Championship meet have arrived and are available here .
Jan 27, 2015 - B Championship Signup
There was a problem with the file we were given for B Championship signups, so the ability to sign up has been removed. When a corrected file is received, it will be posted.
Jan 21, 2015 - Order Your 2015 State Championship T-Shirts and Sweatshirts!
Swimmers who would like to order t-shirts or sweatshirts with the 2015 State Meet logo on them should order them ahead of time rather than trying to get them at the meet. If you wait until the meet, y...
Jan 8, 2015 - No Practice Tonight!
There will be no practice tonight (1/8) at the dome due to the weather. Stay warm everyone!
Jan 7, 2015 - Thursday & Friday Practice Schedule
Practice will be held in the Dome on Thursday and Friday. Thursday No Dryland Practice at 7pm for all groups Friday Practice 5-630pm all groups Remember we are not allowed in any other areas in ...
Jan 5, 2015 - Yankton Practice Cancelled Today
No practice in Yankton today due to weather. Please watch your email for practice announcements.
Dec 17, 2014 - Next Week's Practices
Practices next week- The Summit Activities Center is offering a $3/day fee for VAST swimmers to join us for practice on the dates needed. Just let me know how many are coming and have them check in ...
Dec 13, 2014 - Siouxland Sharks Sign Ups Open
Event information for the Siouxland Sharks First Splash of 2015 meet has been posted. Registration deadline is January 5th.
Dec 9, 2014 - Dome Closed Tonight
The dome is closed tonight (Tuesday) for a basketball game. As always, we are welcome to practice with the Sharks but they are using a different pool until December 28. They are at West High School. ...
Nov 12, 2014 - Sign up for Seahawk Invitational!
Swimmers can now sign up for the Seahawk Invitational. Please have your information entered by Sunday, November 23rd.
Nov 7, 2014 - Next Week's Practice Schedule
Remember there is no practice next week Thursday-Saturday due to Football playoffs in the Dome.
Nov 7, 2014 - Yankton Meet Information
Warmups for session one tomorrow (10 and under) will begin at 8am. Please have your swimmers ready by 7:45am. Coach Stacie will be waiting for them. The meet information has Session Two warmups st...
Nov 3, 2014 - Norfolk Meet Results
Meet results from Norfolk have been uploaded. Once you sign in, go to My Account, and then My Meet Results.
Oct 30, 2014 - Relays for Yankton Meet
We had enough swimmers to have mixed relays in the 8 and under, 9-10, and 13 and over age groups (sorry 11-12). Every swimmers in those age groups is in at least one relay. The coaches will be pract...
Oct 20, 2014 - Yankton Meet Deadline
You can now register for the Yankton meet on our website. This meet is Saturday, November 8. It looks like this meet will be split into sessions. Younger swimmers in session one and the older swimm...
Oct 6, 2014 - No Practice Friday, But Go To The Pool Anyway.
We will not be able to have practice this Friday because USD is hosting a swim meet at 5pm. On a positive note, this a great opportunity to watch a college level event, feel free to take your swimmer...
Mar 3, 2014 - State Meet Results
A big congratulations to all those that attended the South Dakota State Championships this weekend in Spearfish. Yet another great meet with a lot of amzaing results... VAST finished in 8th place, wh...
Nov 5, 2013 - Norfolk Invite Results
MEET RESULTS Eighteen swimmers from VAST participated in the annual Jenna Krivohlavek Invite in Norfolk, NE this past Saturday. Four swimmers took home trophies for either High Point or High Poin...
Oct 21, 2013 - SiouxLand Sharks Tri State Results
Everyone Thanks again for a great meet this past Saturday in Sioux City. 22 swimmers made the trip and all of them did unbelievably well. MEET RESULTS LOCAL SPORTCENTER REPORT: on 106.3 FM and 1...
Oct 18, 2013 - Intersquad Meet Results
Thanks to all the swimmers who came to practice and participated in the VAST intersquad meet on October 17. Thanks to all the parents who were in attendance to support our kids. It was a fun night...
Jul 27, 2013 - State Meet Record For VAST
This afternoon the girls 13-14 400 freestyle relay of Maddie Lavin, Madisen Martinez, Lexie Malimanek, and Araceli Topete reset their overall state record from 2 weeks ago. Their time of 4:21:18 beat ...
Jul 15, 2013 - VAST at Sioux Falls
The Vermilion Area Swim Team had another great meet this past weekend in Sioux Falls. There were many highlights of the weekend. The 13-14 girls 400 Freestyle Relay of Madisen Martinez, Lexie Mal...
Jun 24, 2013 - VAST takes Charity Crown
The Vermillion Area Swim Team cruised to victory in the team standing this weekend at the 50th Annual Yankton Chairty Invite. VAST finished first in front of tri state league members Norfolk and Si...
Apr 12, 2013 - Awards Night - April 26
The VAST 2012-13 Awards Night will be Friday, April 26th. Major awards will be presented, along with a slideshow (parents send Mike your pictures from the year!). That will take place from 6:30-7...
Apr 5, 2013 - Midwest Regional Results
8 Swimmers from VAST competed at Midwest Regionals a few weeks ago and had great results in one of the fastest pools in the country. Maddie Lavin set a new meet record in the 100 yard butterfly. ...
Mar 6, 2013 - VAST swims fast at State!
Another great year and another great finish at the South Dakota State Championships. VAST finished 9th overall, while only bringing 16 swimmers to the 3 day event. Some amazing swims were turned i...
Jan 30, 2013 - VAST takes 2nd in Sioux Falls
Another great meet this past weekend was topped off at the end of the meet during the awards presentation. VAST finished in 2nd place overall for the weekend, taking home the second place team troph...
Jan 14, 2013 - VAST in Sioux City
Congratulations to all swimmers who attended the SiouxLand Sharks meet this past weekend in Sioux City. The two day event was highly successful for all VAST participants. There were many new best ...
Jan 14, 2013 - All Star Swimmers
This season, four VAST Swimmers were selected to the Midwest All Star meet held in Lawrence, Kansas - Jan. 12-13. Maddie Lavin, Madisen Martinez, Lexie Malimanek, and Annika Holdhusen were selected...
Dec 19, 2012 - Yankton Invite Results
The Yankton Invite results have now been posted. To view the full results and VAST only results, please see the link below: Yankton Invite Event Page
Dec 14, 2012 - VAST warmups for Yankton
Warmups for the Yankton Invite on Saturday, Dec. 15 begin at 7:15am . Please make sure that all swimmers are ready to enter the water by 7:10am. Our warmup session is from 7:15-8:00am. Thanks!
Dec 10, 2012 - VAST Results from Lincoln
A big congratulations to ALL swimmers who attended this year's GNST Winter Swimvite. Most of the swims in Lincoln were best times and made for a great weekend of swimming. Maddie Lavin set a new Sout...
Nov 14, 2012 - Sioux Center Results
Great Job in Sioux Center!!!!! Full Results: http://www.mwswim.org/mwslsc/UserFiles/File/ResultsPrint12-13/sch1112_results.pdf You can access VAST only results here: Sioux Center Event Page ...
Nov 8, 2012 - SD Top Times Report
The South Dakota Top 16 times report has been posted today - a lot of VAST swimmers have made the list. Congratulations to all swimmers on the list! Great Job! The list can be found here: SD T...
Nov 7, 2012 - All Stars Information
Please note that the All Stars Information has now been posted on the South Dakota Swimming website (sdswimming.org) and on our site. See the event page for all forms and information. For those t...
Nov 4, 2012 - Norfolk Results
Below are the results from Norfolk in an easy to read PDF format. EVERYONE DID GREAT yesterday. This meet was not only well attended by our team but everyone swam fast and had fun. The coaching...
Nov 2, 2012 - Norfolk Warm Up Information
Everyone, Please note that warm-ups begin tomorrow at 8am at the Norfolk YMCA for those that are going. I am going to ask that all swimmers be ready to go around 7:45/7:50am. This means that we ar...
Sep 24, 2012 - Parent Meeting
There will be a Parent Meeting on Tuesday, October 2 at 7pm. The meeting will take place in room 225 of the DakotaDome - if you enter the buliding on the south east entrance and go down the stairs ...
Aug 3, 2012 - VAST represented at Central Zones
Three VAST swimmers will be representing team South Dakota at the 2012 Central Zones Championships in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. For more information and to follow their progress, click here: Zo...
Jul 31, 2012 - VAST 9th at State!
Congratulations to all 17 swimmers who made the trip to Rapid City this weekend for the Long Course Championships. Four state champions were crowned: Araceli Topete - 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 50 ...
Jul 9, 2012 - Snowfox Meet Results
Another great meet came to an end yesterday in Sioux Falls with 19 VAST swimmers participating in the annual Snowfox Independence Invitiational. There were many best times and amazing swims all w...
Jun 28, 2012 - Charity Invite Champs!
A big thank you and congratulations to all the swimmers from VAST who participated in the 49th Annual Yankton Charity Invite this past weekend. The Vermillion Area Swim Team finished in 1st place w...
May 17, 2012 - Summer Parent Meeting
Parents VAST will have a summer parent meet on Thursday, May 24 at 7pm. Some very important topics will be discussed including the Yankton/Vermillion swim meet on June 22-23. I would expect tha...
Apr 26, 2012 - Awards Night
VAST Awards Night - Thursday, April 26th @ 6:30pm More information to follow, but awards night this year will be held in the DakotaDome upstairs at Coyote Landing. An awards presentation and slides...
Apr 16, 2012 - VAST Updates
Everyone, Please see the letter I emailed to you on Monday, April 16 with important information on upcoming events. Letter to VAST Parents April 16, 2012 Thanks, Mike
Apr 12, 2012 - First Day of Practice for Summer Season
The 2012 Summer Season will being on Tuesday, May 1st in the DakotaDome. Practice times for all groups have been posted: May 2012 Calendar Please see your emails for updated group listings and i...
Apr 2, 2012 - Midwest Regional Results
VAST has just returned from Midwest Regionals in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This meet ended the winter season for VAST and on a high note. Many new best times were posted by our nine swimmers who mad...
Mar 5, 2012 - Two State Champs from VAST!
Madisen Martinez and Lexie Malimanek were crowned state champs five different times during the 2012 South Dakota Short Course State Championships held in Rapid City. Martinez blew away the competit...
Jan 31, 2012 - Parent Meeting
Parents - We will have a Parent Meeting on Tuesday, January 31 in the Dome at 7pm. Location will be announced soon. I am planning on going over lots of important end of year information, such as:...
Jan 29, 2012 - Fast Swimming in Sioux Falls!
Hi Everyone Please see the results that are posted on the events page here: MAC Meet
Jan 16, 2012 - VAST Dominates in Sioux City
Congratulations to all swimmers who attened the Siouxland Sharks annual swimming inviational. 25 swimmers competed in the meet, in which there were many new personal bests achieved. VAST swimmers...
Dec 21, 2011 - Meet Sign Up Reminder
Please remember to get signed up for the meets in January. All information is posted to the events section. Each meet has their specific meet information posted there as well. Email Mike when you k...
Dec 12, 2011 - Lincoln Results
Hi Everyone The meet in Lincoln was a huge success again this year. There were numerous best times against some of the fastest competition we will see all year. Congratulations to ALL swimmers who...
Dec 6, 2011 - VAST Towel for Purchase
Parents and Swimmers: Jenny has contacted Absolute Screen Art in South Sioux City to order VAST team towels. The cost per towel is $30 and include the team logo embroidered on it along with any n...
Dec 3, 2011 - 76 Best Times in Sioux City!
VAST swimmers accounted for 76 personal best times at the Sioux City Mariners Tri State Meet, Saturday, December 3. Twenty four VAST swimmers attended the invite which had some amazing results. In ...
Nov 18, 2011 - 16 Swimmers in the Top 16!!!
The Vermillion Area Swim Team currently has 16 swimmers in the South Dakota Top-16 Times report in numerous events. This report is usually updated weekly by SD Swimming and can be accessed here: ...
Nov 17, 2011 - 30 First Place Swims In Sioux Center!
VAST swimmers touched the wall first 30 different times in Sioux Center, en route to even more best times and a great meet. For full results, please click here: SIOUX CENTER RESULTS
Nov 7, 2011 - Norfolk Meet Results
VAST swimmers made the trip to Norfolk for their first meet of the year. Great Job! For complete results, click here: NORFOLK RESULTS Also, see our results in the Vermillion Plaintalk .