February 11, 2020
Your weekly Cascade Swim Club updates
From the Office:
Cascade Swim Club Recognized by USA Swimming for Safe
Cascade is honored to announce it has received Safe Sport Recognition from USA Swimming. This program helps Cascade demonstrate our commitment to creating a safe, healthy, and positive environment for all of its members through the development and implementation of Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention and Anti-bullying, Safe Sport Best Practices, and Athlete Protection Training.
Read more about this honor here: https://www.usaswimming.org/news-landing-page/2020/02/03/twenty-four-teams-receive-safe-sport-recognition-in-january
Applications Due Feb. 14 for Annual Women’s
Applications are now available for two spectacular women’s leadership summits in Black Forest, CO this April. Details in links below, application deadline for both is *Feb. 14, 2020*. Questions can be addressed to PNS Coach representative Alice Godfred (Coachrep2@pns.org).
- Women’s Leadership Summit for Coaches, April
17-19, 2020 in Black Forest, CO. This event is designed for amazing
women to convene, connect, brainstorm with others, and grow their
network. Intent is to recharge career and life with focus both on
and off the deck, for every level coach to grow both personally and
- She Leads – Young Women’s Leadership
Summit, April 3-5, 2020 in Black Forest, CO. This event is designed
to inspire leadership in our female athletes, and build their
confidence to achieve success both in and out of the
From the Cascade Deck:
Kudos & Good Luck, Swimmers!
- Lots of congratulations all around to our swimmers at last weekend’s Bluefin and Blue Heron meets, including several high-point winners!
- Best wishes to our group of 14 & Unders who will travel to the ISCA meet this coming weekend!
- Also, good luck to our senior boys who have high school district meets and state meets in the coming days and weeks.
Cascade is proud of you all and will be cheering you on! Keep up the WHOOSH!!
If you haven’t done so already, please declare your swimmer’s participation in the Cascade-hosted February Divisionals Meet at Madison Pool. Firm deadline is Feb. 16: https://www.teamunify.com/EventShow.jsp?returnPage=%2FEventsCurrent.jsp%3Fteam%3Dpnscsc&id=1090367&team=pnscsc
Please check the team website calendar regularly for any upcoming practices schedule changes or pool closures at each pool ( https://www.teamunify.com/Calendar.jsp?_tabid_=18199&team=pnscsc). Pool closure dates are located in the Calendar tab and also in the “ Pool Closures” dropdown on the team website.
Aqua Club – On regular winter season
Ballard Pool – Closed for major improvement project, anticipated reopening not yet announced.
Evans Pool – On regular winter season schedule. Closed Feb. 17 in observance of President’s Day, please attend Saturday Practice schedule at Madison. Closed Feb. 26 for pool staff in-service.
Madison Pool – On regular winter season schedule. Saturday practice schedule on Monday, Feb. 17.
Queen Anne Pool - On regular winter season schedule. Closed Feb. 17 in observance of President’s Day, please attend Saturday Practice schedule at Madison.
Rainier Beach Pool – On regular winter season schedule.
Shoreline Pool – On regular winter season schedule.
Save The Date/Mark Your Calendar
Feb. 14-17: ISCA Showcase West meet, qualifiers-only meet for 14 & Under, Mission Viejo, CA
Feb. 17: President’s Day holiday – see closures, attend Saturday Practice schedule at Madison
Feb. 29-Mar. 1: February Divisionals Meet (Cascade-hosted), Madison Pool
Mar. 7-8: BBST Last Chance Meet, Snohomish Pool
Mar. 12-15: Speedo Senior Sectionals, KCAC
Mar. 19-22: Age Group Regionals, KCAC
Mar. 28-29: Spring Showdown, KCAC
Apr. 11: Cascade Sprintacular, Madison Pool
July 9-11: Senior Seattle Open, Colman Pool
July 17-18: Chinook Age Group Open, Colman Pool
July 23-26; PNS Senior Long Course Champs, KCAC
July 30-Aug. 2: Futures, Irvine, CA
July 30-Aug. 2: PNS Age Group Long Course Champs, KCAC