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Suzanne Rychlik

Valley Aquatics News 2020 May 25, 2020 As a reminder, if you are not following VAST on Facebook or Instagram you are missing out. We have been posting some great profiles on the amazing swimmers on our team as well as some fun resources for your swimmers. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/valley_aquatics/?hl=en Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Valley-Aquatics-125633614157110/ Safesport Training: Please use some of your freetime to learn about Safesport and help our club reach certification. More information can be found here. Meeting codes: In order to try and keep our meetings as safe as possible, I...

Suzanne Rychlik

Dear VAST Families, I hope this email come at a time that your families are safe and healthy. As many of you know, the opening of swimming pools is in the 3rd phase of the Governors’ reopening plan. We have been in contact with both the managers at KCAC and Sumner and both pools plan to reopen in some capacity during phase 3. Currently, we are not sure about the reopening of UPS or Federal Way Community Center. (We historically do not use FWCC in the summer due to their...

  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...