WEST Weekly

Tim Senholtz
Apr 30, 2019

WEST Weekly

Hello WEST Families,

Congrats to all of our marvelous swimmers that competed at Dick La Fave Long Course Kick Off meet this weekend at KCAC! 50 meters is a LONG pool & our WEST crew swam confidently against their fellow competitors. Our home pool is back up and running after having it’s pump replaced and mechanical room renovated for safety. All programs are back up to normal, with the inclusion of an extra lane for our afternoon lessons. Hooray! Read on for more action packed news!

Mayflowers @KCAC

Good luck to all of our shnazzy senior swimmers competed this weekend at Mayflowers! If you’re strolling around Federal Way with time on your hands, pop into our favorite local Olympic-sized natatorium and cheer on our kiddos. Meet info can be found on PNS.org

WEST Schedule Changes:

Friday, 5/3


Senior, Senior Elite (not at meet), & Accelerate: 3:15 - 6:30pm

Disco, Explore, PreComp: Normal

Challenge: Normal

Lap / Open Swim: Normal

Saturday, 5/4

Senior & Senior Elite: No Practice

Accelerate: 8:00 - 10:30am

Challenge: 8:00 - 10:00am

Disco: NORMAL (9-10:30am)

Explore: NORMAL (11 - 12pm)

All PreComp Groups & SwimFit: Normal

Lap Swim: Normal (limited lanes @1:00pm)

Summer Team 2019

Interested in giving your swimmer the swim team experience? Summer team is a fun way to get group lesson swimmers excited to join pre-comp/ other swim teams! This program gives families and swimmers an opportunity to experience competitive swimming in a safe, friendly, and exciting environment. It’s also great for high schoolers wanting to train in the off season! We highly recommend all PreComp and SwimFit swimmers to check it out!   Click here to learn more or to register.


Summer Schedule: Will be announced shortly!


Colman PreSeason Schedule: Begins May 11th - June 24th

As the weather warms up outside, our older age group swimmers and senior swimmers will be getting some long course practices in at Colman Pool in West Seattle. During these preseason practices, swimmers must arrange rides / carpools to Colman. During the summer, there will be a regular bus for these swimmers. Here is our pre-season schedule:


Senior Elite: Tuesdays 4:00 - 8:00pm & Saturdays 8:00 - 10:00am

Senior, Accelerate, Challenge: Fridays 6:00 - 8:00pm


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.


Swimathon Reminder:

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



Please contact us via email for any questions / concerns.


Happy Swimming Everyone!


-WEST Coaching Staff