10/7/19 Lane Lines


Lane Lines
Your weekly Cascade Swim Club updates

From the Office:


Cascade Team Gear Orders Due Today!
A friendly reminder that today, Monday, October 7, is the last day to purchase Cascade Team Apparel for your swimmer or yourself via our Sylvia’s ordering website. The website will be available through the end of the day.
Please see the attached directions for information on how to access our team's ordering website and online ordering instructions. Please note that all orders will be delivered directly to your home address and that deliveries will occur 3-6 weeks after October 7th. 
If you want to have a personal suit fitting, visit one of the Sylvia's retail stores in Shoreline or Bellevue and they can assist figuring out suit sizes for you. There are also size charts included on the website for most items.
Be sure to review your final order carefully, including checking the spelling of names if you included personalization on an apparel item. All apparel items that have the Cascade logo cannot be returned, exchanged, cancelled, or refunded. If you have any questions, please email Apparel Coordinator Liz Spaulding at



Cascade Team Shirts via T-Walla Walla

A reminder that Cascade Team shirts are available for purchase year-round from T-Walla Walla at the following website:

A link to this ordering site is also available from the partners section on the front page of the Cascade website.



Current and future deck officials!

The season is underway and we are forging ahead with great things. Please join us on deck as an official! Cascade will host upcoming officials clinics/training at the Spartan Recreation Center in Shoreline on Sunday, Nov. 3, 9:45am to 12pm.

  • Stroke & Turn (S&T): no experience necessary. Rsvp directly to clinic instructor Aline Bensen ( to reserve a seat in class.
  • Starter: minimum 1 year as an S&T official prior to taking the Starter clinic. Rsvp directly to clinic instructor Lisa Vetterlein (

These two clinicians bring decades of officiating experience at the local, national, and international levels. We are excited to have these superstars based in our area and leading these clinics. Please rsvp immediately to reserve a space in the right clinic for you! If you want to take a clinic but can’t make it on Nov. 3, other currently scheduled clinic dates are listed here:

Please email Officials Committee Chair, Robin Lesh ( with any questions.



From the Cascade Deck:


Register for Upcoming Meets

It was a great meet this weekend in Bellingham. Let’s take those updated baseline times for our first meet of the season, and put them into goals for our upcoming meets! Please register your swimmer for meets by the following deadlines:
- Fall Classic registration deadline: Sunday, Oct. 13 (
- Bob Miller Sprint/Distance deadline: Sunday, Oct. 20 (
- Husky Invitational deadline: Sunday, Nov. 17 (



Location Updates
Please note the upcoming no practice/closure dates at each pool. Pool closure dates are located in the Calendar tab and also in the “ Pool Closures” dropdown on the team website.

Aqua Club – Practice schedule remains the same, but the planned clubhouse and locker room renovation will begin in October. AC families should stay tuned for additional info in the coming weeks. The pool itself will be unaffected by this construction.
Ballard Pool – Extended maintenance closure planned for later this fall, after Madison Pool reopens. Closed for high school swim meets on Fridays: Oct. 11, 18.
Evans Pool – Closed for high school swim meets on Fridays: Oct. 11, 18, 25, Dec. 6, 13, 20
Madison Pool – Closed for major improvement project, anticipated reopening in December 2019.
Queen Anne Pool – Closed for high school swim meets on Fridays: Oct. 11, 18, 25.
Rainier Beach Pool – Closed for high school swim meets on Fridays: Oct. 11, 18, 25.
Shoreline Pool – None to date.


Save The Date/Mark Your Calendar
Oct. 7:              Team gear orders due
Oct. 16:             CSC Board Meeting, 6:30pm, location TBD
Oct. 27-28:        Cascade Fall Classic (CSC-hosted) at Snohomish Aquatic Center
Nov. 2-3:           Bob Miller Sprint/Distance meet, Bainbridge Island
Nov. 3:              Officials clinics, 9:45am to 12pm, Spartan Recreation Center. Rsvp required, see above.
Nov. 23-24:       Age Group Invitational at Snohomish Aquatic Center
Dec. 5-8:           Husky Invitational at King County Aquatic Center (KCAC)
Dec. 7-8:           Fall Divisionals meet, location not yet assigned
Dec. 11-14:       Winter Junior Nationals at KCAC
Dec. 19-22:       PNS Short Course Champs at KCAC