Pacific Northwest Association of Masters Swimmers
The Orca Swim Team is an active masters swim team and social club whose and returned to Seattle to promote an informal gay swim at the Queen Anne Pool. Seattle U's men's and women's swim meet against Simon Fraser, scheduled for Saturday, has been canceled due to inclement weather. Swim PNA is home of USMS in the Pacific Northwest. and Walt Reid offers advice on travel to August's XVIII FINA World Masters meet in South Korea.
If this is your first time participating or if you just need some tips to be a better fundraiser, click here. It will walk you through the participant center and teach you how to email donors, share on social media sites and download the fundraising app. You may support the swimmer of your choice by making an online donation.
Or you may send a check, payable to Swim Across America, to the address below: Contact here with any questions. All swimmers and volunteers must complete the waiver found here. Wetsuit Rentals and Purchases: You can find more info here. The winners will be chosen by this criteria: Highest fundraiser 1 month out from the swim August 9 Highest fundraiser at the swim Sept.
Please be prompt, we want you included! South parking lot shuttles and car pools depart for 2 mile swimmers to Mercerwood Shore Club. We will have at 2 shuttles to accommodate the 2 mile swimmers — you may also take individual carpools to Mercerwood as needed. Please note that anyone driving to Mercerwood Shore Club must park along East Mercer Way and walk down to the beach area.
Please do not park in the Mercerwood Shore Club parking lot.
Kids gather for the Kids' Splash Awards ceremony Click here for information about parking and our event location. Click here for information about water temp and quality of Luther Burbank Swim Beach. Don't want to swim in the lake? September 8, - 6: Check-in at the same location as the open water event!
Saturday Swim Meet Canceled - Seattle University
Transportation to the pool will be provided. Pool Open for Warmup 7: National Anthem You may swim any or all of the following: Shuttle back to Luther Burbank swim beach for awards ceremony and pancake breakfast Fundraising: Calendar About Orca Swim Team The Orca Swim Team is an active masters swim team and social club whose mission is to promote the sport of swimming and to educate the public about the value of sports in community-building.
Orcas promotes competitive and fitness swimming for lesbians, gays and their friends in a team-oriented, coached setting. If you are looking to make friends, get in a great workout, or compete against great swimmers from throughout the region, the nation or the world, or all of the above, Orcas is the team for you! All ages and ability levels welcome! Our membership includes first time swimmers who have never competed in swim meets or swam on a team to experienced competitive swimmers.
Summer Swim League registration is open now!
Some of our social activities include: The team generally works out for 1. You can swim as many or as few practices as you would like and swim in a lane that best matches your speed and ability.
Each practice will focus on improving stroke technique and building strength, endurance, and aerobic conditioning. While we enjoy fitness and socializing, Orcas also takes competition seriously!
Some swimmers swim in more meets, and others less or not at all. The choice is yours!