Weekly News

Kelly Warnagiris
Feb 18, 2019

Congratulations to our 12 and under swimmers who participated in the Virginia Swimming Northern District Championships this weekend at the Prince William Aquatic Center/Colgen High School.  Our team had a great showing with many trips to finals, top 8 finishes and personal best times. Several swimmers earned Age Group Qualifying times advancing them to the championship meet in Christiansburg, VA March 7 – 10. 

This coming weekend our 13 and over swimmers head to Virginia Swimming Northern Regional Championships at the Jeff Rousse Aquatic Center, Stafford, VA.   We will post meet psych sheets, warm up/timer assignments etc. as soon as we receive them from the host team. 

WST monthly board meeting is Wednesday, February 20th, 6:45pm in the JBP pool lobby.

PRACTICE ADJUSMENTS:

Our practice schedule at Jim Barnett Park now thru May 24 will revert back to our pre high school swim schedule.  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

Spring Break - Jim Barnett Park Pool:

12 and under - February 18 - 24, 2019

13 and over - February 25 - March 3, 2019

Senior Championship Qualifiers - March 4 - 10, 2019

Age Group Championship Qualifiers - March 11 - 17, 2019

Spring Break - Westminster Canterbury Pool:

April 15 to 23, 2019

WST ANNUAL BANQUET APRIL 7, 2019:

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 FOR FULL INFO AND TO REGISTER

WST LONG COURSE MEET JUNE 21 – 23, 2019:

Parents please click on this link for information on our volunteer policy for our upcoming hosted meet at Jim Barnett Park outdoor pool...

CLICK HERE FOR WST LONG COURSE PARENT NEWSLETTER

FACEBOOK PRIVATE WST PAGE:

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 or email address to be invited to the group.

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.  Several swimmers have shown interest in the June 16 – 20 Swim Camp at Mercersburg Academy in Pennsylvania (1 hour from Winchester)  Our team has participated in this swim camp over the last 10 years.  If our team has 5 – 9 swimmers register then we are eligible for an additional $25 discounts.  Please text Jackie Shirk 301-788-1390 of your swimmer(s) plan to attend this camp.  If you have any questions on the camp, I’m happy to help, please email kelly@warnagiris.org.

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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