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Last Updated:
8/31
/2014
 


 
Virginia Swimming, Inc.
P.O. Box 1059
Appomattox, VA 24522
Business Office
Phone:  434-352-5451
Fax:  434-352-0203

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News / Announcements
 
Snapshots
9-10 Girls
at the EZ LCAGC Team Family Luncheon!
11-12 Girls
at the EZ LC AGC Meet!
Send us pics from your event! 9-10 Boys
at the EZ LC AGC Meet!

Welcome to the official home of Virginia Swimming, Inc.!

Host of the:
2014 EZ R2 Speedo Champions Series (South Sectional) and  2014 EZ LC Age Group Championships

The Board of Directors has decided to hire a new Webmaster.
For 10 years, it has been my honor and privilege to have served you by providing the information you needed.  It was my passion to have done so timely and accurately.
I enjoyed the interaction and I hope we all learned some things in the process.
Thanks for the opportunity - I will sincerely miss it!
Michael Downs - Webmaster


Business Office News

2014 Proposed Changes to the USA Swimming Rules and Regulations
The USA Swimming House of Delegates will consider proposed changes to the Rules and Regulations at its annual convention in September.  If you have any questions or opinions on the proposed legislation, please contact a BoD Member responsible for that area.

2014 Proposed Legislative Package

Coach Mentoring Program
Coaches, Virginia Swimming has been approved by USA Swimming for funding to sponsor a Coach Mentoring Program.  The program is setup for coaches to get help in any area they may need.
Learn more.



USA Swimming Announces Toyota Virtual Club Championships
NOVA, PSDN, CGBD, TIDE, and QSTS finished LC 2014 9th, 38th, 88th, 127th, and 145th out of about 2,800+ clubs/teams nationally (Top 5.0%)!

Congratulations!!



Junior Pan Pacific Championships
Townley Hass (NOVA) is representing USA in the Junior Pan Pacs in Hawaii.
He finished 1st in the 200 Freestyle (new Meet Record!), 1st in the 800 Freestyle Relay, 9th in the 400 Freestyle (3rd USA swimmer, but out of the A Final due to 2-swimmer limit for each country), and 1st in the 800 Freestyle.
Congratulations!!



Pan Pacific Championships
Leah Smith (CAV) represented USA in the Pan Pacs in Australia.
She finished 7th in the 200 Freestyle Prelims (3rd USA swimmer, but out of the A Final due to 2-swimmer limit for each country); 9th in the 800 Freestyle, 1st in the 800 Freestyle Relay; and 9th in the 400 Freestyle!
Congratulations!!



Learn-to-Swim Program
The mission of Virginia Swimming’s Learn-to-Swim program is to raise awareness of the need and to provide the motivation, systems, and tools to waterproof our community so that all children have basic swimming skills and are safe around the water. 
Virginia Swimming will invest in grants for learn-to-swim and water safety programs geared towards young people who otherwise would not have the opportunity to participate in such programs.  Make a Splash Local Partner Programs and USA Swimming-registered VSI swim teams are eligible to apply for grant funding.

Learn more / Application


USA Swimming Safe Sport Parents Training
The USA Swimming Safe Sport Program is proud to offer free athlete protection training to the parents of our member athletes.  Parents are a critical component to our overall goal to protecting children from sexual abuse.  The comprehensive online programming includes information about how offenders operate; how to recognize and respond to boundary violations, myths and facts about child sexual abuse and USA Swimming’s Athlete Protection Policies and Procedures.

Flyer     Link to Course

Virginia Swimming Safe Sport Rewards Program     Flyer

USA Swimming Safe Sport Athletes Training
The USA Swimming Safe Sport Program is proud to offer free athlete protection training to our member athletes. 
This training will provide information to athletes about sexual abuse prevention, how to identify inappropriate behavior, and how to report concerns.
Flyer     Link to Course

 

USA Swimming Safe Sport Web Page

Team USA Stop Abuse Web Page

 

If you are interested in serving on the Virginia Swimming Safe Sport Committee, please contact Jerry Hayes, Safe Sport Coordinator.




LSC Meetings
Last House of Delegate's Meeting:  29 September 2013  Agenda   Minutes
Next Meeting:  5 October 2014 1:30pm  Doubletree by Hilton
Agenda   Directions   ByLaws Change   Policies/Procedures Change
Last Board of Director's Meeting:  23 August 2014  Agenda   Minutes
Next Meeting:  5 October 2014  ??   Doubletree by Hilton
Agenda   Directions   ByLaws Change   Policies/Procedures Change

Virginia Swimming Safety-Gram

"Take Caution with Muscle Creams"
With the beginning of another swimming season; sore, tired muscles are to be expected. However, caution should be used in how we treat these sore muscles.  Excessive use of muscle creams containing methyl salicylate, the wintergreen-scented ingredient found in anti-inflammatory liniments such as;
Ben Gay, Icy Hot and Tiger Balm should be avoided. It was reported a couple of months ago that a 17 year old track star died from an accidental overdose of this muscle cream ingredient.  If the tired sore muscles persist, it would be best to seek treatment from a doctor rather than use these types of creams. There has to be a heightened awareness and agreement within the sports community that these products are something that needs to be used under medical supervision.
Learn more ...

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Virginia Swimming strives for Excellence!
We will: 

  • Provide opportunities for swimmers of all abilities to achieve to the highest level of their capability through effective, innovative and inspired events and programs.

  • Support and sustain excellence among all non-athlete members through education, encouragement, and recognition.

  • Embody the highest standards of sportsmanship and, in recognition that swimming is but one part of our existence, promote those values that lead to success in all aspects of life.  

                         

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Virginia Swimming's
2014
Graduating Seniors

(updated 6/18/2014 )

 

Virginia Swimming's
LSC Top 10
SC     LC

(updated 8/13/2014)

 

Virginia Swimming's
Zone Team Top 10
LC

(updated 7/3/2014)

 

Virginia Swimming's
LSC Records
SC     LC

(updated 8/13/2014)

 


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