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Hello! The world continues to be impacted by COVID-19, and those impacts continue to be felt by the Vashon Seals. The Fall session will have just 24 athletes, all from the Bronze/Silver/Gold groups. Hopefully things can improve in 2021! We look forward to having the smaller Seals back into our pond soon. SEASON DATES -- Monday September 14 - Wednesday December 16 REGISTRATION OPENS -- Wednesday September 9 -- Go to the "Programs & Registration" page SWIM MEETS -- All TBA NO SWIM DATES -- Wed. Nov. 11 (Vets Day)...

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Summer 2020 Seals Program: July 8 - August 19 Due to COVID-19 we have very limited space in the pool this summer and have decided to re-start our program with the Gold and Silver groups first. This is the process that the other PNS teams (those with pool access - there aren't many) are following as well. If restrictions from the state ease up and we have the facility and coaching resources available, there is a chance that we could expand the program to include other groups. Right now we...

Vashon Karl Swim Team

The Seals would like to congratulate Kasey Kirshling on graduating Vashon High School - class of 2020. You have been such a huge part of the Seals for more than a decade and we will miss you. Here is a look back at your career from head coach Randy Turner: It has been my great pleasure to have coached Kasey Kirschling during his swimming career. He has turned into a great young man that has a very bright future. He has served as Seals Captain since he was 14. He...

Vashon Karl Swim Team

A message from coach Vanessa: As many of you know, I am an emergency room nurse practitioner. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, I have decided to go to New York City with another nurse practitioner from my clinic. Due to the lack of protective supplies for healthcare workers, I have decided to reach out to my fellow islanders to ask for their help. To date, the response has been overwhelmingly positive and I am working with Vashon Fire Rescue and Medical Reserve Corps Vashon / Vashon Be Prepared to...

Vashon Karl Swim Team

We wanted to provide you with a quick update on all things related to the Seals program. The spring session was set to begin on April 13. At this time we are not sure if that date will hold and have decided to postpone registration until we know more. We will reach out to everyone once a date is set. Bubble down is scheduled for April 25-26. If this changes, we will let you know. For now, please save those dates and once we have a confirmation to move forward,...

Vashon Karl Swim Team

We would like to share the following important dates. Thank you for your time and continued support of our program. Winter session ends Friday, April 3 - no swimming during spring break (April 6-10) Spring Session starts on Monday, April 13 and will run until Friday, June 12. Registration will begin Tuesday, March 17 There are three all team activities coming up and we need your help. March 20 - April 20: Seals Cash Splash Raffle We are planning to hold a raffle to raise fund for the Seals and...

Vashon Karl Swim Team

Our swimmers who participated in the Winter Challenged were featured in the Beachcomber: https://www.vashonbeachcomber.com/sports/vashon-seals-excel-in-winter-swim-meet/

Vashon Karl Swim Team

This past fall you may have noticed a few new faces on deck coaching our swimmers. We are happy to announce three additions to the Seals coaching staff. Holly Galliway will be coaching our Level 1 and 2 groups and her daughter Savannah will be joining the team as a swimmer. Holly is an accomplished competitive swimmer and coach. Assisting Randy with our Level 3 swimmers will be Vanessa Rawlings and Terra Boulse-Archaro. An emergency room nurse and avid swimmer, Vanessa recently moved to Vashon from Miami. Many of you...