Weekly News

Kelly Warnagiris
Jun 10, 2019

Hello Parents,

Summer session is on its way and we have a lot of fun events planned for our swimmers over the next 2 months.   This weeks calendar….

Monday, June 10th – TONIGHT -New Parent Meeting 7:00pm outdoor pool Jim Barnett Park

Tuesday, June 11th - Annual Board Elections and Ice Cream Social 7:00pm

Wednesday, June 12th – New Swimmer Evaluations 7:00pm

Thursday, June 13th - Swimmers leave for travel meet 9:00am

Thursday, June 13th - Practice SC meet for all swimmers and parents new and experienced


White and Blue Practice Groups: 

          Monday - Thursday 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Bronze Practice Group:

          Monday - Friday dryland 8:00am - 8:30am, swim 8:30am - 10:00am

          Monday - Thursday 7:00pm - 8:30pm

          Wednesday YOGA 7:00am – 8:00am
Silver, Gold and Senior Practice Groups:

          Monday and Friday dryland 7:00am – 7:30am, swim 7:30am – 10:00am

          Tuesday and Thursday dryland 7:30am - 8:00am, swim 8:00am – 10:00am

          Wednesday YOGA 7:00am – 8:00am, swim 8:00am – 10:00am

          Monday thru Thursday 7:00pm - 8:30pm


Tuesday, June 11th 7:15am outdoor pool JBP -  Summer League (SVSL) Hytek computer and dolphin watch training.   Help is very much needed at all 6 SVSL meets for computer operators and officials.  Please email kelly@warnagiris.org for more information.  Annual clinic for USA Swimming Officials is scheduled for September 2019.


Our annual WST hosted Long Course meet is 11 days away.  This home-base meet is our only hosted meet in the Jim Barnett Park outdoor 50-meter pool, June 21 - 23, 2019.  It is our team’s biggest fundraiser.   All families are required to participate and help to make it a success.  Please click on "WST LC Meet 2019" tab at the top of our WST homepage for newsletter that details why we host this meet and the many volunteer opportunities.   The online Volunteer and Donation sign-ups are available, please reserve your spots today, we need everyone's help.   Parents please click on this link for information on our volunteer policy found in the parent handbook and reviewed during online registration…Please contact Jennifer Lilly or Emily Simko wstlongcourse@gmail.com  if you are interested in joining a committee. 


Any family that will be out of town during our Long Course Meet and wants to complete their volunteer responsibility per meet can do so by soliciting a sponsor.  Please CLICK HERE for our meet page with attached documents to help with finding a sponsor.  Please reach out to Tanya Bodinetz if you have any questions or need help with this process 540-398-8857,  tbodinetz@msn.com


WST will be hosting a new swimmer evaluation session on Wednesday, June 12th at 7pm at the outdoor pool at JBP.  If you have any family or friends interested in swimming this summer with our team please ask them to sign up or email kelly@warnagiris.org  Summer is the best time to have fun with summer league meets and figure out if your swimmers would be interested in the year-round program.  2019 - 2020 Online Registration for year-round program is scheduled for 7/10/2019 - 7/17/2019.


The WST nominating committee is still collecting applications for all positions on the 2019 – 2020 board and its committees.   Board positions run a term of July 1 - June 30.   Elections will be held Tuesday, June 11th at the annual Parent Meeting 7:00pm JBP outdoor pool. While we continue to accept applications for all board positions, we have several committees looking for members including Fundraising, Social, Long Course Meet and Volunteer Coordinator.  APPLICATION TO JOIN THE BOARD OR COMMITTEE


Monday, June 17th - Tie Dye T-shirts morning and afternoon sessions

June 21 - 23 - WST Long Course Meet – Jim Barnett Park - all swimmers required to attend and parents to volunteer to help with donations and meet jobs (sign up link now available)

Wednesday, July 10th - SVSL Long Course Meet – 6pm warm ups, 7:00pm start

2019 - 2020 Online Registration for year-round program 7/10/2019 - 7/17/2019

WST night at the Drive In – TBD

Tuesday, July 16th - Packs Spirit Night after SVSL meet

Tuesday, July 23rd - Cacapon State Park after morning practice around 11:00am

Saturday, July 27th - SVSL Championships Meet - Sherando Park

Have a great week!

Kelly Warnagiris


WST Secretary, Registrar & Officials Chair