WEST Weekly

Tim Senholtz
Apr 9, 2019

Good Afternoon WEST Families,

Hope everyone had a relaxing weekend! Make sure to check these important news items out!

Schedule Changes this Weekend:

Swim-A-Thon for team swimmers is THIS Friday & Saturday! Woohoo!

Friday, 4/12/19

Sr & Sr E: 3:15-6:30pm (SWIMATHON 4:30 - 6:30)

Accelerate 4-6:30pm (dryland 4-4:30pm, then SWIMATHON)

Challenge, Disco, Exp, PreComp: All Normal practices

Saturday, 4/13/19:

SrE & Sr Practice: 6:00-8:30am, count for Swimathon after.

Challenge, Discover, Explore SWIMATHON 8-10:30

Accelerate Practice: 10-12:00pm

PreComp: Normal practices

McCollum Practices starts NEXT WEEK for our senior elite swimmers! Please communicate carpools with other swimmers and or parents.

Monday - Thursday (4/15 - 4/18)

Senior Elite:

3:00 - 3:45 dryland @WEST

4:00 - 6:30 in water @McCollum


3:00 - 3:45 dryland @WEST

4:00 - 6:30 in-water @ WEST

Friday, 4/19/19: NO McCOLLUM

Senior & Senior Elite: No practice, Distance Meet @WEST. Details can be found under Events.


We understand that there are some Senior & Senior Elite swimmers that cannot make the early time slot on specific days- we will be able to make appropriate accommodations. Please have your swimmer contact their group coach.

**Explore, Disco, Accelerate, Challenge: No Change to schedule next week. Practices are at normal time @WEST for age group swimmers, NOT McCollum.

Practice Plan for April 22 - 28: TBD

WEST is currently setting schedules for all our competitive team groups to practice at McCollum. Practice schedules will be announced shortly. All PreComp practices & Group Lessons will be cancelled and credited for this week.  

WEST Closure - April 22-28

Click here to read more.

Swimathon Reminder

Wowzers, we are up over $16,400 in Swimathon donations! That is incredible! Keep up the hard work! Offline donations by mail are being updated daily and should reflect individual swimmer’s earnings accurately!


This year’s fundraiser earnings will go towards:

-a new pool pump & chlorinator

-resurfacing our pool deck

-new equipment and storage on deck

-new pace clock

-renovations to WEST’s pump room.

-Facility updates to increase energy efficiency


Last day to get donations into WEST is Saturday, May 25th 2019. Please contact the office for any donation matching at office@westswimteam.com.


Spring Meets Reminder:

Pasco and Arizona meets are coming up. Please contact your group coach to confirm / decline for Arizona. Last day to reserve a room for Pasco is on 4/30/19. Please view this past WEST Weekly for hotel reservation links.


Employment Opportunities at WEST

As WEST gears up for summer, we are always looking for instructors and lifeguards that are reliable and hardworking. Think you know someone who is right for our crew? Send them our flyer that can be found on this link here.


Quesitons? Contact us at the front office at office@westswimteam.com and we will be happy to help!

Happy Swimming Folks!


-WEST Coaching Staff