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Curtis Din

This past weekend the FISH competed in the 2020 Retriever Classic held in Baltimore, MD. As a team the FISH placed 3rd overall, and helping to contribute to the many great swims, we had 3 individual high point winners: Lila Sherman, 10 & Under female; Bridget O’Shaughnessy, Open female; and Sam O’Brien, Open male. Congratulations to everyone who competed!

Curtis Din

The 2020 Swim-A-Thon is coming! The FISH is a nonprofit organization and this annual fundraiser helps keep us in operation and covers expenses. Like last year, we are putting a portion of our funds raised toward helping Children's National Hospital of DC. We hope that by expanding our Swim-A-Thon event to support those in our community, we can all be Happy, Healthy, and Strong! So let's go out and collect pledges and donations and make a big difference! After collecting pledges and donations, swimmers will attend the following Swim-A-Thons: Mini-FISH...

Curtis Din

FISH was named a Silver Medal Club by USA swimming for the 2020 year. Swims during the 2019 year helped us qualify for this award which names the top teams in America. All online meet entries for long-course meets are given FINA power point values and added up for team totals. Congratulations FISH! Full results of all medaling teams can be found at USA Swimming.

Curtis Din

Annual Holiday Bowling Party December 21st, 2019 1:00 – 2:15 pm This year’s bowling party will be held at Bowl America in Chantilly from 1:00pm to 2:15pm. There will be no practice that evening for Age Group and Mini FISH. Santa will make a special appearance to deliver a holiday gift to all of the FISH swimmers in attendance. Siblings and family members are welcome to attend. Bowl America Chantilly 4525 Stonecroft Blvd. Chantilly, VA 20151 Cost: $20 per attendee, charged to your account Please R.S.V.P. on the events page...

Ryan Westhafer

Tomorrow, Saturday, September 28th, is our 4th Annual Fish 5K & Fun Run at Americana Park in Annandale, VA. We are looking forward to seeing our swimmers and their families at this energetic fund raiser. Online registration closes tonight, Friday Sept. 27th at 9 pm, so be sure to register before then at: http://4thannualfish5kfunrun.racewire.com/ Please click here for more details!

Ryan Westhafer

Reminder to Sign-up for our 4th Annual Fish 5k & Fun Run! This coming Saturday, Sept. 28th, is our first fundraiser of the season and we are hoping everyone will register for this event to show their support! Please take a moment to sign-up today at: http://4thannualfish5kfunrun.racewire.com/ This is a fantastic way to start off the 2018-2019 season that the whole family is encouraged to participate in. Race Day Specifics: Directions to Americana Park: From Mclean/Tysons take 495 S to exit 52 A – Little River Turnpike, take immediate left...

Ryan Westhafer

Don’t Forget to Register for the 4th Annual Fish 5K & Fun Run It’s less than two weeks away and we need your support! This is a fantastic way to start off the 2019-2020 season! The whole family is encouraged to participate in this great event. After the Race, please join us for breakfast and refreshments before our awards ceremony. Keep in mind that you can still support this event by registering, whether you are able to attend or not; though we’d love to see you all there! Register at:...

Ryan Westhafer

Saturday, September 28th 2019 4th Annual Fish 5K & Fun Run The FISH Swim Team is excited to start off the 2019-2020 season with this energizing fundraising event for the whole family. The race will be taking place at Americana Park in Annandale, Va. Check-in: 7:00 am, Race Starts: 7:30 $35 per runner or $100 max per family if registering before event. $45 per runner if registering at event; no family discounts. Exact cash only. There will be no set time to accomplish the race; there will however be numerous...

Monika Paris

By Bridget O’Shaughnessy        As we are approaching the end of the 2019 Fish Training Trip, there is no doubt that all swimmers have been counting down the days until Thursday at 4:45 am when we will depart from Southern Utah University.        With only two days of swimming left on our trip, we started today with our normal morning routines of rolling out of bed at 6:10 am to shuffle to the dining hall to have some much needed nutrition before practice.  Yesterday, the coaches discussed the importance of eating...