News

Sep 13, 2018

Hello WEST Families! Welcome back! We are quickly heading into another action packed season and I wanted to give everyone a heads up of the schedule for this weekend.   Friday Sept 14th: Season Kickoff BBQ The season kick-off potluck will be held at West Coast Aquatics on Friday, September 14 beginning at 6:30pm.  If weather permits, we will be hanging out in the grassy area.  The pool will be open for swimmers to play in during this time, except for the lanes being used for PreComp.   This is a potluck...

Sep 10, 2018

Hello WEST Families, Just a friendly reminder that our team equipment, suit & apparel fitting is TOMORROW Tuesday, Sept 11th. Sylvia’s Swimwear will be at WEST from 5:00 - 7:00pm and will set up in the weight room. This is an opportunity for new swimmers to get the required team gear and returning swimmers to replace broken, missing or outgrown equipment. All Arena apparel (such as hoodies, team jackets, pants, etc) will also be available for order. If your swimmer's practices are on Monday & Wednesdsay (Explore & Discover), we highly encourage you...

Sep 4, 2018

WEST Swim Folk, Welcome back! We hope everyone enjoyed their time away from the pool. School is about to start and fall is just around the corner.   Registration Update Online registration seems to have worked out well, hopefully it was more convenient for everyone. If you missed registration, don’t worry, you are still able to register. We've opened registration again and just email the office if you are having any issues. Any incoming swimmers (new to WEST) are being placed on a waiting list until we finalize returning members...

Aug 23, 2018

First Couple Weeks of Practice We will be staggering the start of our season and groups will practice together for the first two weeks.  During the first two weeks, we won’t practice on weekends and will take Labor Day off as well. We will start our normal practice schedule on Monday, Sept 10 th. Pre-Comp and Lessons start Tues 9/4. Lap & Open Swim start back up Tues 9/4.   Senior & Sr Elite Mon 8/27 – Fri 8/31: 12:30-2:30pm @ WEST Tues 9/4: 4-6pm @ WEST Wed-Fri 9/5-9/7: 4-6pm...

Aug 17, 2018

Registration for the Club Team will open TOMORROW (Sat 8/18) at approximately 10:30am. We have moved the process online this year and it will require everyone to read and agree to the usual forms. We will still require a single signature form (last page) that all swimmers will need to bring with them on the first day of practice. Click Here for the direct link to the Club Team Registration. Click Here to view the entire Club Team Registration Packet. Online Registration will ONLY be open to returning swimmers in...

Aug 13, 2018

Happy Time Between Seasons, I hope everyone is enjoying their time away from the pool right now. We had some great performances at Junior Nationals, Futures, PNS Champs and Zones Meets. We placed 4 th overall at Senior Long Course Champs, our highest place yet and a major testament to the “little team that could’.   Final Billing for Swim Team families – IMPORTANT! Please check your accounts, we have billed for the Colman Bus, Volunteer Hours and Hospitality Fee. Colman Bus will be split by group for those that...

Jul 24, 2018

Hello WEST Folks, Please be aware of these practice schedule changes as we quickly approach Championship season.   Wednesday 7/24 All Groups: NORMAL Practice   Thursday 7/26 Explorer, Disco, Challenge, Accelerate: NORMAL Practice Senior & SrE not at Champs: 7-9pm at Colman. (LAST DAY) *PNS Senior LC Champs Begins*   Friday 7/27 Explorer, Disco, Challenge, Accelerate: NORMAL NO Sr or SrE practices   Saturday 7/28 Explorer, Disco, Challenge, Accelerate NORMAL NO Sr or SrE practices   Monday7/30 Explorer & Disco NORMAL Accelerate & Challenge NORMAL Any swimmers attending Futures, AG...

Jul 24, 2018

Good Morning WEST Families, We are hauling faster than ever through the month of July, I can’t believe that we are nearing the end of long course season. Remember to stay hydrated in the heat - there’s no better place to cool off than at the pool. We have many swimmers participating in championship level meets the next few weeks, so please read these following announcements to stay in the loop! Maintenance Shut Down: Date Correction WEST will be CLOSED for maintenance work August 20 – September 3. The previous...

Jul 19, 2018

A former WEST swimmer and instructor, Francesca Cook, was recently studying abroad for college and while traveling with other students and professors, their ship sank off the coast of Java, Indonesia. Francesca gave up her life jacket and helped guide six students to relative safety before swimming to shore herself. Not only did her physical water skills keep her safe, but her experience from years of swim team for both Jackson and WEST, along with her calm-under-pressure mindset allowed her to help save the lives of others. We are extremely...

Jul 16, 2018

Hello WESTonians, I hope everyone is enjoying their summer and beating the heat!  I just wanted to check in and provide some information as we head into the end of summer. Please be aware of these following practice changes for the week: Senior Elite: No Tuesday/Thursday AM practices. Seattle Age Group Open Address: 8603 Fauntleroy Way SW, Seattle, WA 98136 Age Group Seattle Open is this weekend! (Friday July 20 – Saturday July 21) Because of the meet, there will be NO Accelerate & Challenge practice Friday & Saturday. For...