11/4/19 Lane Lines


Lane Lines
Your weekly Cascade Swim Club updates

From the Office:

General Membership Meeting This Wednesday!

Please join us for our general membership meeting this Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 7pm to discuss and vote on proposed changes to the Bylaws and general club business. The meeting will be held at Calvin Presbyterian Church (18826 3rd Avenue NW, Shoreline 98177). Members are encouraged to attend this session.


Open Board Position

Would you like be part of the team leading Cascade Swim Club into the future?  If you are ready to bring your skills and passion for Cascade to another level, consider joining the Board of Directors.  Please reach out to Board President Pete Williams (, Coach Orr (, or any current Board member to share your interest.

Officials Clinics

We had a great turnout for the Cascade-hosted officials clinics last weekend, and we still need more hands on deck! Please contact each clinician directly to secure a seat. Upcoming clinics include:
- Stroke & Turn Clinic, Nov. 10 in Mill Creek is full, waiting list in progress: rsvp to Aline Bensen (
- Administrative Official (AO) Clinic, Nov. 21 in Bellevue: rsvp to Linda Vicik (

PNS officials clinic dates are listed at the following link and updated regularly: .

Have questions about becoming a Cascade official or need help on your journey to becoming #officiallyawesome? Contact Officials Committee Chair, Robin Lesh (

Upcoming Meet Volunteer Signups

Volunteer signups for our one-day distance meet on Nov. 10 will open tonight around 9pm:

Volunteer signups for the Age Group Invitational at Snohomish will open on Sun., Nov. 10 around 9pm:

We need all hands on deck for these Cascade-hosted meets, so please help out where you can.


From the Cascade Deck:


Good Luck to High School Swimmers!

Good luck wishes go to all our high school girls competing in post-season champs meets for their schools this week and next. Cascade sends you a big WHOOSH!


November Practice Schedules

The practice schedule has shifted a bit for some training groups and locations for the month of November due to extended pool closures and pool availability. Please see the updated practice schedule on the team website:


Register for Upcoming Meets


Upcoming Holiday Practice Schedules

  • Veteran’s Day Practice Schedule
    On Monday, Nov. 11, the Saturday practice schedule will be in place at Ballard Pool from 8am to 1pm, with all other City pools closed for the day.  Shoreline and Aqua Club locations have normal practice schedules that day.
  • Thanksgiving Week Practice Schedule
    Thursday, Nov. 28 – No practice and Happy Thanksgiving!
    Friday, Nov. 29 - Ballard pool will run Saturday practice schedule from 8am to 1pm, Aqua Club open for regular practices, Shoreline Pool closed.



Location Updates
Please check the team website calendar regularly for any upcoming practices schedule changes or pool closures 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 – Renovation is underway and the lower parking is unavailable. Please use the upper lot for parking & drop-off/pickup of swimmers, or park in appropriate spaces in the neighborhood. Closed 11/28.
Ballard Pool – Saturday practice schedule on 11/11 and 11/29. Closed 11/28.
Evans Pool – May be closed for high school swim meets on some Fridays, see team website calendar.
Madison Pool – Closed for major improvement project, anticipated reopening December 2019.
Queen Anne Pool – May be closed for high school swim meets on some Fridays, see team website calendar. Closed on 11/11, 11/28, 11/29.
Rainier Beach Pool – May be closed for high school swim meets on some Fridays, see team website calendar. Closed on 11/11, 11/28, 11/29.
Shoreline Pool – Closed on 11/7, 11/28, 11/29.


Save The Date/Mark Your Calendar
Nov. 6:              Cascade General Membership Meeting, 7-9pm at Calvin Presbyterian Church in Shoreline
Nov. 10:            Cascade Distance Invite (CSC Hosted) at Snohomish Aquatic Center
Nov. 11:            Veteran’s Day, see above for limited practice schedule
Nov. 23-24:       Age Group Invitational at Snohomish Aquatic Center
Nov. 28:            Thanksgiving, all pools closed and no practice
Nov. 29:            Post-Thanksgiving limited practice schedule, see above
Dec. 5-8:           Husky Invitational at King County Aquatic Center (KCAC)
Dec. 7-8:           Fall Divisionals meet in Marysville
Dec. 11-14:       Winter Junior Nationals at KCAC
Dec. 19-22:       PNS Short Course Champs at KCAC