July 7, 2016
This week's meet is sponsored by Occoquan Swimming. The mission of OCCS is to develop the character traits, technical skills, work ethic, and intense desire necessary for maximal realization of each individual’s potential, both as a person and as a competitive swimmer. OCCS achieves excellence through individualized growth and team unity by providing quality leadership and instruction. OCCS maintains a safe team environment where every swimmer is encouraged to build friendships, work hard, and have fun while developing and perfecting their swim skills. OCCS provides the motivation and discipline necessary to develop skills and self-esteem, resulting in a winning experience. Registration is now open for the 2016-2017 season - check out the attached OCCS flyer, or visit www.swimoccs.org for more details.
Please arrive at the pool at 6:00 - 6:15 to check in, the Brookside warmups begin at 6:30. We are not distributing the heat sheets as Dale City sells these during the meet.
Address: Birchdale Pool is located at 14730 Birchdale Ave., Woodbridge, VA 22193, in Dale City. The pool facility is on the corner of Dale Blvd. and Birchdale Avenue. The entrance to the pool is immediately to your left upon turning onto Birchdale Ave.
Parking: The pool has a small parking lot, it fills up quickly. We have a few reserved spots for our concessions, DCST equipment and handicapped, otherwise, spots are first come, first served.
Please observe parking signs for the town home community across the street from the pool. There is plenty of street parking on Birchdale and surrounding streets. Please respect owners’ driveways.
There is parking on the dead-end side of Birchdale, by the ball field and Good Shepherd United Methodist Church. There is a circle there and parking on one side of road. Also, you may park in the lower lot of the church, but NOT the front lot, as there are services there on Saturday 9-noon.
Team Area: Visiting teams may set up around outside the fence adjacent to the road and in front of the hillside from the upper parking lot, and inside the fence along hillside towards diving boards. There are entrances beside the shed, next to hillside, and the double main gate near the Concessions. Dale City sets up in the grass inside the fence closest to the main entrance. Please gather all belongings and pick up all trash before leaving.