Weekly News

Kelly Warnagiris
Jul 8, 2019

Hello Parents,

Hope that our families that attended the SVSL summer league meet vs Sherando on Saturday had an enjoyable time with some FAST swims! 

SVSL long course meet scheduled for Wednesday, July 10th has been cancelled.

This week 23 WST swimmers are heading to VSI North Summer Awards at Jeff Rouse Aquatic Center, Stafford, VA.  This is the long course championship meet for some of our swimmers.  Swimmers with Senior or Age Group Championships qualifying times can not swim those events at this meet.  The psych sheet, timeline/session report, warm up and timer assignments from the host team are posted to the meet page.  Times are needed for Sunday morning session only.  If you missed the deadline to preorder a meet t-shirt there will some availalbe for sale at the meet, go early (Friday)  Good Luck Swimmers!!

2019 - 2020 REGISTRATION:

Online Registration for year-round program will be open to current team members this Wednesday, July 10th @ 12:00pm and run through Wednesday, July 17th.  The practice group roster was emailed to all team members last week.  It is also posted under the challenge set event page.  After July 17th we will open up registration to new team members.  Please email kelly@warnagiris.org if you have any questions or need any help.   2019 - 2020 ROSTER

OFFICIALS TRAINING:

Help is very much needed at all 6 SVSL meets for computer operators and Stroke and Turn officials.  With a one-hour training and a little homework you could be ready to help us on deck.  Please email kelly@warnagiris.org for more information.  Annual clinic for USA Swimming Officials is scheduled for September 2019.

CALENDAR REMINDERS:

July 10th - SVSL Long Course Meet @ JBP – arrive 5:30pm

July 10 – July 17 – WST Online Registration for 2019 – 2020 (will open 12:00pm)

July 12 – 14 VSI North Summer Awards Meet – Stafford, VA

July 14 - Deadline to sign up for Senior Champs and Age Group Championships

July 15 - Deadline to sign up for Zone Championships 9pm

July 15 - WST Night at the Family Drive In - Stephens City, VA SPIDERMAN (after evening practice) 

July 16 - SVSL Stonebrook @ WST with stop at Packs Dairy Corner Spirit Night after the meet - Rt. 7.

July 18 – 21 VSI Senior Championships – Lynchburg, VA

July 20th - SVSL WST @ Clearbrook

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

July 25 – 28 VSI Age Group Championships – Christiansburg, VA

July 27th - SVSL Championships Meet - Sherando Park

August 12th – start of 2019 – 2020 season for Bronze, Silver 2, Silver 1, Gold and Senior practice Groups (Jim Barnett Park pool)

September 3rd – start of 2019 – 2020 season for White and Blue Practice Groups (Westminster Canterbury Pool)

UPDATE YOUR CELL PHONE NUMBERS FOR TEXT MESSAGES:   During the summer we use the text messaging system often to give last-minute weather-related messages.  Please confirm that you have added your cell phone number to the SMS section of your profile along with your cell phone carrier.  They will send you a 4 digit verification code you need to enter into your profile.  Then you should be good to go.  Click on "MY ACCOUNT" > "MY ACCOUNT" > enter cell phone number in SMS field > click green "SAVE" button in upper right corner of the page.

ARENA SWIMSUIT FITTING AND ORDERING:

If you missed the visit from Swim and Tri you can still order suits online from the link on our homepage.   LINK  We will schedule our next fitting in the fall Sept/Oct time frame.

Have a great week!

Kelly Warnagiris

kelly@warnagiris.org

WST Secretary, Registrar & Officials Chair

703-283-9121