VAST news March 11, 2019

Suzanne Rychlik
Mar 11, 2019

Valley Aquatics News 2019

March 11, 2019

For billing & administrative questions contact Suzanne @ swimvast@hotmail.com

For group assignments, practice or swim meet questions, contact Derek @ coachderek@swimvast.org

We are getting to the point in the season with many practices changes at WKCAC due to championship season.  Please make sure to pay attention to the update for each weeks practice changes.  There are many Thursday/Fridays in particular that are impacted.

Practice Changes this week:

Monday, March 11,2019: normal all pools

Tuesday, March 12th: normal all pools

Wednesday, March 13th: No KCAC: all practices at Sumner:, Silver Elite: 6-7:30 PM, Gold/gold elite: 5:30-7 PM, Silver: off, Bronze: 5:30-6:30 PM. Senior Sectional swimmers talk to Ted about what time to go to KCAC for meet warm-up.

FWCC: normal, Sumner: normal

Thursday, March 14: No KCAC: all practices at Sumner: Silver Elite: 5:30-7:30 PM, Gold/gold elite: 6-8 PM, Silver: 6-7:30 PM, Blue: 5:30-6:15 PM

FWCC: normal, Sumner: normal

Friday, March 15th, 2019: No KCAC: all practices at Sumner: Silver Elite: 6-7:30 PM, Gold/Gold Elite: 5:30-7:30 PM, Silver: 6-7:30 PM, Bronze: 5:30-6:30 PM

Saturday, March 16th , 2019: Gold/Gold Elite: 8-9:30 AM, Silver Elite: 9:30-11:30 AM, Silver: 10-11:30

Next week:   We will be on an alternative schedule on Thursday-Friday due to age group regionals at KCAC.

Volunteer Opportunities:   Our next hosted meet is age group regionals on March 21-24th.   We need all families to step up to help.   Volunteer jobs are posted here.

We particularly need help with head timers, hospitality, volunteer coordinators, marshalls, and door guards!   Friday help during the day will be amazing!  

Follow us on Instagram: VAST now has an account on Instagram under the name valley_aquatics. Swimmers and parents are encouraged to follow to see photos and videos from meets and practices as well as nutrition tips, motivational posts, and anything else we think will be helpful!

Upcoming Swim Meets:

Championship season: 

Senior Sectionals: March 14-17th  Coaches will be working on entries & relays

Age Group Regionals: March  21-24th.  We host!  This prestigious meet is some of the fastest age group swimmers in the west.   Coaches will be working on entries with qualifiers.

Spring Showdown: March 30, 31st @ KCAC. This meet has qualifying standards that can be found here.  You can commit to the meet and now select your entries. Please commit this week!

The above meets wrap up our short course swim season and will take us into long course. Long Course meets do require a commitment earlier in advance so please make sure to pay attention to deadlines.