Weekly News

Kelly Warnagiris
Feb 4, 2019

Hello WST Families!

Thank you to our WST families and friends who came out for the Applebee’s Pancake Breakfast yesterday!! 

This week our Long Course Meet Director Faye Thompson will host a planning meeting for our annual Long Course Invitation swim meet June 21 – 23, 2019.  This event requires a very large number of volunteers.  Please come by the Jim Barnett Park pool Wednesday, February 6th @ 7:00pm for our initial committee planning meeting for hospitality and concessions.  Everyone is welcome.

This Saturday 40 WST swimmers are heading to the one day SNOW February Qualifier meet, Saturday, January 9th at Claude Moore Park.  More information will be out soon regarding warm up times and timer sign up sheet.

Our team has created a closed private group on Facebook for our team parents to use for sharing information that is not public facing.  If you would like to be added to the private group please text 7032839121 with your FB name to be invited to the group.

PRACTICE ADJUSMENTS:

Starting February 18th we will revert back to our pre high school swim schedule at Jim Barnett Park pool.  No changes to the Westminster Canterbury pool practice times.  CLICK HERE FOR PRACTICE SCHEDULE

     Tuesday/Thursday mornings 5:30am to 7am instead of current 6:30am to 7:30am.

     First week of April we will go back to M/T/W/Th/F morning swims.

     Monday/Wednesday 7pm to 9pm

     Tuesday/Thursday/Friday 4pm to 6pm

     Saturday 9am to 11am except for Special Olympic Saturdays 3/23 - 5/18 – 8am to 9:30am

     Sunday – no changes

     No Yoga in the month of May 2019

FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE:

Valentine's Day is February 14.  While you shop for your loved ones please remember to support WST by shopping at smile.amazon.com.
 

WST ANNUAL BANQUET:

All WST swimmers and families are invited to attend the annual WST Team Banquet Sunday, April 7th 1pm to 4:30pm George Washington Hotel, Winchester.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

WST LONG COURSE SWIM MEET:

Time to start planning for our Long Course Meet, June 21 – 23, 2019. WST is looking for volunteers interested in helping out with hospitality and concessions planning.  We would like to organize 2 committees to help plan and organize for this big event.  If you are interested in serving on either one of these committees, please email Faye Thompson at wstlongcourse@gmail.com  We will have a combined informational meeting on Wednesday, February 6th at 7:00pm at Jim Barnett Pool. CLICK HERE FOR WST LC MEET PARENT NEWSLETTER

2019 TYR PRO SERIES MEET:

Virgina Swimming's NOVA Swim Team will be hosting a USA Swimming TYR Pro Series Meet April 10 - 13, 2019 at the Collegiate School Aquatic Center, 5050 Ridgedale Parkway, Richmond.   WST plans to participate in the PSDN Super Heros Splashdown long course meet in Stafford April 12 - 14, 2019.  Several of our team members are planning to attend the Thursday night finals session at the TYR Pro meet @ 6:00pm.  If you are interested in attending please go online asap and ORDER YOUR TICKETS HERE.  Swimswam article on TYP Pro Series Meets.

2019 SWIM CAMP OPPORTUNITIES:

Mercersburg Swim Camp – Mercersburg, PA – great camp for our 9 and over swimmers one hour north of Winchester.

UVA Swim Camps

Navy Elite Swim Camps

VA Tech Swim Camps

LIST OF MANY 2019 SWIM CAMPS

Have a great week!

Kelly Warnagiris

WST Secretary, Officials Chair

703-283-9121

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