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Hello all, With the difficult training your swimmers are doing daily, the question you must ask as a parent is if they are meeting their nutritional needs.  Here is a great article on the USA swimming webpage giving tips on how to keep your kids gaining weight and getting enough calories to maintain their energy: http://www.usaswimming.org/ViewNewsArticle.aspx?TabId=0&itemid=3851&mid=8712 Enjoy! Staff

Good Day WEST swimmers and parents,  We are off to another busy and exciting week at WEST.  Parent Meeting Wrap Up We held a breif parent meeting last night, giving us a chance to meet many of the new parents on the team. We mostly discussed the basics of being a swim parent as well as how to navigate and use the new team website. We reminded everyone that our office hours are Mon, Wed and Fri between 11am and 3pm, and ask that you please give us 24 hour...

Almost forgot: We have the November Age Group Invite coming up.  We will be selling ads in the heat sheet at $100 for full page, $50 for half, $25 for quarter page ad.  Please email Pam Williamson if you have questions: [email protected]  Thanks. Staff  

Good Day WESTonians, It's been quite a busy week and we are entering some of our heaviest training of the season. Let's make sure the swimmers are eating and drinking enough water as well as getting enough rest. Remember, the work we do now will carry us into the rest of our season. Oct Challenge Meet Wrap Up What a great meet we had this past weekend. Many swimmers acheived their Gold and PNS qualifying times and we had far-less DQs than we usually have at the first meet of...

Below is the Session timeline for this weekend's Challenge meet.  As stated in the email before, Session 1 saturday A.M. and Session 3 Sunday A.M. will have warmups at 8 a.m. with the meet starting at 9 a.m.  Please arrive around 7:45.  For Saturday Session 2, the timeline shows that the meet will start at 1:00 pm, and the morning session ending around 12:20 p.m.  Please arrive around 11:45 a.m. just to be on the safe side.  As for Sunday, Session 4, it looks like they will not start the...

  Hello All.  I did not realize that when I posted the parent meeting time, I posted it as 8:30 a.m.  when in fact it will be at 8:30 p.m. at the pool.  I apologize for the miscommunication.  Furthermore, I realize that this may be a bit late, but we are just trying to work around our schedules and find a time where you all are not at work as well.  We will post a summary of the meeting afterward for those who could not attend. thanks. staff

  Good Morning West folk. As you all know, this weekend is the First challenge meet of the season at Kamiak High School.  We have received alot of questions regarding the timeline, which has not been posted yet.  However, when we receive one we will send it out to all of you.  Should be ready by tomorrow.  Until then, here is the link to the order of events/session break up: http://www.swimsscd.com/sscd/__eventform__/153725_October%20Challenge%20Order%20of%20Events.pdf Morning sessions (sessions 1 and 3) will have their warm up begin at 8:00 a.m.  Please try and be...

Happy Thursday all WESTies. We are already 7 weeks into our season and getting into the thick of our training.  Over the next 6 weeks or so, We are going to be in the most intensive phase of our training cycle.  As we continue to push the intensity, please keep in mind a few things for your swimmers: Managing Time:  Make sure they are getting their homework done during any spare time so they aren't getting up too early or staying up late to do it.  Staying on a standard...

If you have not already done so, please turn in your Meet Declaration Form to the front office AS SOON AS POSSIBLE! We have sent out more than 3 reminders, however we still only have a handful of forms. If we DO NOT have a form for your child, they WILL NOT be participating in any meets. Entries are due for our first couple meets and we don't want your swimmer to have to miss out. Blank forms are available by clicking this link.

  Website We are setting up our new website, feel free to check it out at  westswimteam.com.    NEW TEAM EMAILS With the new website, we are also moving to new email addresses. So far we have set up the following:   [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] [email protected]   Yardsale - THIS SATURDAY! This Saturday is our annual Fall Yardsale. Please bring your donations to the pool on Friday night at 5pm. If you don't have anything to donate, we will also be featuring a bake sale, and we warmly welcome...