News

WEST Officials, Thank you for a great weekend.  SEVEN WEST officials were working towards the next level of qualification (4 novice S&T and 3 novice Starters).  For the Novice S&T Officials, you are encouraged to finish your novice sessions at almost any of the meets (you might not be allowed to complete the novice sessions at the PNS Champs – Dec 9-11).    Keep working on the novice sessions so that we are sure to have a strong officials team for the next WEST hosted meet (Age Group Invitational) February...

We had a fecal incident in the pool tonight (lessons), so there will be no Discover, Challenge 2 or Explore practice this evening.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  We will be open at our normal times tomorrow. thanks. Staff

Hello Everyone, Here is a review of last night's meeting of the TM minds: The focus was the upcoming WEST Winter Bash to be held:  Monday, December 19. Start time: 6:35pm (immediately following end of Accelerate practice). All who can will meet at WEST at noon on December 19th for set up and decoration of the facility...swimmers are welcome to help, too! Several swimmers will be making paper snowflakes prior to set-up. If you know of any other swimmers/swimmer siblings/swimmer parents that would like to contribute their paper-cutting talents, please...

Due to the meet, there will be no practice for Challenge/Accelerate groups tomorrow;  However, we will still have Discover/Explore practice at its normal time.  Finally, please see the attached document for your swimmers to read as we start to rest for our meets! thanks. Staff

Dear WEST swimmers, parents and patrons,   This is a pivotal week here at WEST. We are hosting our first meet of the year this upcoming weekend, and we are starting to prepare to enter the December Championship season.    PNS Newsletter   Click here to read the first PNS Newsletter of this season. It provides some useful information for parents and swimmers alike.   Holiday Scrip Order   The Holiday Shopping Season is nearly upon us! WEST will be placing an order for Fred Meyer/QFC Scrip. Denominations available are $25,...

  Greetings!   Thanks to everyone who has volunteered to help out at the November Invite meet that we host at Kamiak High School pool this next weekend.  There are still a few openings; if you haven't signed up yet please do so by clicking here.   Our estimated timeline shows morning sessions to be 8a -12p and afternoon sessions 12p - 4p, with the first hour as warmups.  Please use this as a guideline for volunteer shifts as the sessions are shorter than we originally aniticipated.    If you...

Dear WEST parents, swimmers and general fans,  What an exciting week at WEST. We are coming off some of our heaviest training and getting prepared for our November Age Group Invitational, our first hosted meet of the season! November AG Invite  Meet Information is available by clicking here.  Entries have been posted to the website. Please visit the team tab and scroll down to Important Links, then click on Team Stats and Entry Info.  Please make sure all Volunteers check-in with Pam Williamson at the meet to make sure you...

  Please Read the below note from Chris Pressler recapping the "Team Moms" Meeting they had last week.    Thank you to those that were able to attend. To those who could not: We missed you!   Here is a summary of last night's meeting:   Who Are We? Tracy (aka Phil) Carpenter - Ian (Challenge 2) Tannys Chow - Megan (Explorer) & Maddy (Discover) Mary Forsberg - Ethan (Challenge 2) Nobuko Limberg - Justin (Discover) & Nicole (Challenge 1) Jaci Lucien - Brianna (Accelerate) Jennifer Park - Spencer (Challenge...

Good afternoon WEST swimmers and parents. It is another solid week at the pool.  We are already in the midst of week 11, if you can believe it.  For the challenge and accelerate groups, this will be the hardest week in our training cycle before Christmas, as we will already be starting to bring our training volume down in preparation for our December championship meets following this week. In other news, we have sorted out our parent volunteer hour requirements.  Please review this:   WEST 2011-2012 Swim Season Volunteer Requirement...

Our next general Board meeting will be held December 13th at 7pm. Everyone is encouraged to attend.