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Suzanne Rychlik

Beginning October 25, people ages 12 and older will be required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test result to enter certain indoor and outdoor events and establishments in King County. This health order will apply for entry at the Aquatic Center for activities and events. Details about verifications and policies are at https://kingcounty.gov/depts/health/covid-19/current-guidance/verify.aspx A laminated facility card will be used at the Aquatic Center for repeat visitors after the first time proof of vaccination has been provided. This will be an option for team members...

Derek Frenzel

Here is the meet information for the October Challenge this weekend at KCAC. Please read through everything carefully and let me know if you have any questions. You can also share this video with your swimmer: October Challenge Overview Video Warm ups: Each team has assigned lanes and times for warm ups, which makes it very important that your swimmer arrives on time. There is also a limit to how many swimmers can be in a lane, so swimmers will need to listen to the coaches direction before getting in....

Suzanne Rychlik

Valley Aquatics News October 18, 2021 Practice Changes for this week:. No Saturday practices this week due to the swim meets. Practice Schedule: The updated practice schedule can be found here: https://www.teamunify.com/team/pnsvast/page/practice-schedule PLEASE COMPLETE!! King County Vaccination Requirement: PLEASE COMPLETE!! Last week we shared that non school indoor youth sports are required in the vaccine/testing requirement beginning on October 25th (all 12 and over). For swimmers 12 and over that swim at a King County pool (either FWCC or KCAC), please fill out the survey below so we can plan...

Suzanne Rychlik

VAST Mid-Week Update Hi Families, An important mid-week update. Sumner Practice Schedule: The Sumner practice schedule will stay the same as it is this week through mid-November. I apologize for the confusion. It just makes more sense for the high school programs. Vaccination/Negative Test Requirement for all pools in King County: King County recently revised their order for vaccination verification to include indoor public pools and to include athletes/spectators involved in club sports (school sports are still exempt). You can see the order here: https://kingcounty.gov/depts/health/covid-19/current-guidance/~/media/depts/health/communicable-diseases/documents/C19/LHO-proof-of-vaccination.ashx What this means: Athletes/volunteers/spectators 12...

  Its Fall and another swim season is in full swing. As a parent your likely getting acclimated to the refreshing chlorinated air and the sore bleacher behind watching our kid at practice. Around this time of the season a few years ago a VAST parent who is an official approached me and asked if i was interested in becoming a swimming official. To be honest it had never crossed my mind. My wife and I volunteered often being a timer and helping out VAST when hosting meets. Immediately i...

Parents,  As required by law, we need to get the parent athlete formed about the concussion law and any potential issues your swimmer has signed and returned to us so that we can keep it on file.  More information is available below.  Please let us know if you have any questions.  we are being directed to do this by Pacific Northwest Swimming.   Please click here for the form that must be signed and returned to a coach by Friday, October 23rd.   Pacific Northwest Swimming Zackery Lystedt Law Requirements      The Lystedt Law dealing...