WCSC Newsletter: Note from Coaches, Electronic Handbook, Jobs Update and more!

WCSC Parents and Swimmers,

Greetings from the Walnut Creek Swim Club! Please read below for some important news items:

A Note From The Coaches:

Thanks to all that attended Time Trials and Back to Pool Night.

Related to Back to Pool Night - Our team is constantly evolving and everyone’s attendance is important as our team develops. We have printed a WCSC Info guide for your reference for you to pick up at practice, or the electronic link version is below. Please note that you should always refer to the website for the most current accurate information.

Please note (the one major change from the printed version): Signing out of a meet: For dual meets sign out will close one week prior to the meet. TU will not let you in.  If your swimmer is sick or has an unforeseen circumstance past the close, please send an e-mail to: coaches@walnutcreekswimclub.org

Our summer practice times will start on Monday, June 11th, times are:

Monday thru Friday Standard Summer Swim Times (Non-Meet Days)

   6 & Unders…………..9:45am – 10:15am

   7 – 8 years…………..9:00am – 9:45am

   9 – 10 years………....9:00am – 10:00am

   11 years & Up ………7:30am – 9:00am

Adjusted Times on Meet Days (some Wednesdays & one Thursday):

   6 & Unders…………. No practice

   7 – 8 years…………. 8:30am – 9:15am

   9 – 10 years………....8:30am – 9:30am

   11 years & Up ………7:30am – 8:30am

Also, coaches are available for private instruction this spring and summer, please directly contact the coach you wish to set up lessons with.

Member Information Handbook:  Thank you to Aimee Murphy for putting together the amazing 2018 WCSC handbook which was handed out at the Back to Pool Night! Link to the electronic version is here: https://www.teamunify.com/recwcscwcsc/__doc__/WCSC_member_info_book_2018-FINAL_v1_1.pdf (Note: the handbook is subject to change, please go to the website for the most-up-to-date information.)

Volunteers Needed for Critical Swim Meet Positions: Deck Jobs: Want to be close to the action?  Want to wear reflective sunglasses and look important?  WCSC is seeking 1-2 more volunteers for the exclusive Deck team.  Contact directors@walnutcreekswimclub.org to join this team today!  Training provided and a great way to fulfill job obligations and be a key part of the WCSC team.


  • Job sign-ups are open!  We are asking every family to sign up for 6 jobs this season.  Jobs are 1st come, 1st serve so sign-up as soon as possible to ensure you get a job and date that works for you.  Your family may double up and work 2 jobs in one meet to fulfill the volunteer requirement.
  • Thank you for those who provided the $300 refundable check deposit to Gita made out to Walnut Creek Swim Club at Time Trials. If you were not able to provide your check today at Time Trials, you may provide the check prior to the start of the 1st home meet on June 6th.
  • Please notify Gita if you would like to "buy out" of jobs this season and surrender your deposit.
  • Swimmers will not be eligible to participate in meets until job sign up is completed and the deposit is collected for respective families.
  • If you know someone 16+ that would like to work as a sub and earn extra $$ this summer, please forward their contact information to Gita at jobs@walnutcreekswimclub.org.

Private Facebook Page:  In addition to a public Facebook page to help publicize our team, we also have a private Facebook group that is for current team members to share pictures and chat. For official business we will use the WCSC website (through Team-Unify) and email, however Facebook is also a great tool which has fun updates and pictures throughout the season.  Join WCSC private Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wcswim/

May/June Calendar Highlights:  (note: calendar section on website has all of the latest updates)

  • Wed, June 6th evening away meet against Ygnacio Woods
  • Sat, June 9th morning home meet against Livorna
  • Wed, June 13th evening home meet against REST
  • Thurs, June 14th evening away meet against LMYA (only Thursday meet of season)
  • Fri, June 15th age 6 and under social, time TBD
  • Mon, June 18th Big Buddy, Little Buddy Social at 6pm
  • Wed, June 20th evening home meet against Dewing Park
  • Thurs, June 21st age 13-14 social, time TBD
  • Sat, June 23rd morning away meet against Forest Park
  • Wed, June 27th team photos at 8am to 9am
  • Wed, June 27th age11-12 social, time TBD
  • Wed, June 27th evening away meet at RMST

See you at the pool!