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Amy Ingalls

Hello SWAT families- Can you take a quick moment to complete a survey to emphasize our swimming community priority for an Indoor Aquatic Facility to the city planning committee? (Wouldn't an indoor 50 meter pool be great...when we get cancellations at Witter due to outdoor air quality?) Kevin Eddy (Spokane Parks Aquatic) has been appointed to an advisory committee to help the City of Spokane Parks Department create a 10-year Master Plan Document. As part of the process, we are asking for input from the public (both residents of the...

Spokane Waves Aquatic Team

Hello SWAT, Just a few more things before we start competition tomorrow 1. Attached are the Junior Olympic Heat Sheets. We will not be selling hard copy of preliminary heat sheets. Parents may print their own or purchase from Meet Mobile 2. Please note that we pushed back the start of final on Saturday to 5:30p so that we can take an opportunity to recognize graduating seniors. 3. Parking in the pool parking lot is reserved for coaches, officials, key volunteers, and food trucks. Parents may pull in and drop...

Spokane Waves Aquatic Team

Junior Olympics this weekend! Hello SWAT, We hope everyone is ready for the 2021 Long Course Junior Olympics beginning this Friday at Witter Pool. We will have a few more updates today and tomorrow regarding the meet so please make sure you read the incoming emails. With 89 Swimmers entered in the meet (New Team Record!) SWAT is looking to continue our IES Championship Streak with our sixth consecutive IES 1st Place Finish. Like always this is going to be a team effort. This time not only in regard to...

Amy Ingalls

Hello SWAT families- A quick reminder that we are approaching the end of the window for electronic registration for the 2021-2022 season, July 7th through July 21st for returning SWAT swimmers. We hope to see the majority of the team as returning swimmers and tend to see more new faces in an Olympic year as well. We wish our graduating seniors all the best on your new endeavors! If you are a family that knows you won't be continuing with the team for the next season, please email [email protected] (Amy...

Spokane Waves Aquatic Team

Hello SWAT, The Summer Solstice begins this Friday, June 25. Because we had so many entries in the Friday PM Session we have moved up the meet start time to 3:30pm (warm-up @ 2pm). We are happy to announce that everyone entered in Friday’s Session will get the opportunity to race. There are 118 swimmers from SWAT entered in the meet and over 370 swimmers overall. This is one of the largest Solstice Meets in recent history. This will also be the first time in team history that SWAT is...

Spokane Waves Aquatic Team

SWAT Outperforms Seasonal Bests at the Tri City Open 46 swimmers traveled to Pasco, WA this past weekend for the Tri City Open. SWAT athletes outperformed previous swims accomplished only two weeks ago at the Fazzari’s Invite resetting the All Time Top 10 List and breaking multiple Team Records in the process. Congratulations swimmers on an excellent weekend! Click Here for Tri City Open Meet Results and Improvements Click Here for Individual Best Times and “BB” Junior Olympic (JO) Qualifiers Click Here for the Updated All Time LCM Top 10...

Spokane Waves Aquatic Team

Hello SWAT, Attached is the 2021 Long Course Schedule. We are happy to announce that we can provide our swimmers with excellent training space this summer. It has been two years since we have had a steady and consistent training schedule for our swimmers. First in 2019 we had the renovations at Whitworth and of course 2020 with the COVID interruptions. We hope all our athletes take advantage of the training space we have this summer so coaches can move the swimmers ahead of the curve. For those swimmers that...

Spokane Waves Aquatic Team

Practice Schedule Changes at Whitworth this Friday, June 4 (No Change at EWU) There will be a combined practice for Whitworth Silver, Gold, Platinum and Senior Swimmers not attending the Tri-City Open this Friday from 6:15-7:15pm at Whitworth. Whitworth Ripples, Wave Riders and Bronze Groups remain the same. All EWU Practice Groups Remain the Same Tri Cities this weekend We’re back in action this weekend in Tri Cities. SWAT has 46 swimmers attending the event. Click Here for Tri City Meet Entries Warm-up Times: Friday: (Click Here for Friday Heat...

Amy Ingalls

Hi SWAT families- We had a few inquiries about how to find time standards for swimmers who are starting to qualify above JO level meets. Here is a link to the latest Age group standards for 2021-2024: https://www.usaswimming.org/docs/default-source/timesdocuments/records/age-groups-2024-agmts.pdf You can go to Inland Empire swimming to find time standards: https://www.teamunify.com/team/wzielsc/page/athletes/links-to-time-standards A good place to check for updated Age Group Regional time standards (spring meet) is at the PNS website: https://www.teamunify.com/team/pnws2/page/fast-times/time-standards For Age Group Western Zones (swimmers up to 14 years old-summer meet) and Western Zone Senior Championships: https://www.teamunify.com/TabGeneric.jsp?_tabid_=12738&team=wzone https://www.teamunify.com/EventShow.jsp?id=1171154&team=wzone https://www.teamunify.com/EventShow.jsp?id=1171155&team=wzone...

Spokane Waves Aquatic Team

Fazzari’s Meet Results We hope everyone had a great time at the Fazzari’s Invite this past weekend in Lewiston. SWAT had over 70 swimmers attend the meet. This was a big weekend for our team. Not only was this was the first long course competition in almost two years, it is also the first time since 2019 the entire team has traveled and competed together. This was also the largest group that has traveled to this meet so far. Thank you Parents for supporting the meet and we're glad you...