We are pleased to announce Lauren Stockton as the 2017 Head Coach. You can find her bio on the About Us page.
** TIME TRIALS** Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at the Washington Park District Pool. Swimmers should arrive at 5:20 pm. Warm-ups start at 5:30. Parent meeting in the picnic area at 5:30. Time Trials start at 6:00 pm.
Registration will open on April 3, 2017 for previous Water Jet swimmers. Registration forms will have to be completed in person at the Washington Park District Office, 105 S. Spruce St.
General registration will open on April 11 and can be completed online or at the WPD office.
Open House Dates:
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 5:30-7:30 PM
Saturday, April 29, 2017 10:00AM-Noon
A stroke clinic or pre-season warm up will be offered again this year. It will appear in the Washington Park District Spring catalog.
3-2323-17 10 & Under boys and girls Mon&Wed May 1-May 24 5:00-6:00PM $35/40
3-2326-17 11& Up boys and girls Mon&Wed May 1- May 24 6:00-7:00 PM $35/40
($resident/non resident fee) Location: Five Points Washington Pool
Water Jet Practice Schedule:
Practices start Thursday June 1 and will be at the following times for the first two weeks:
11 yr old & Up : 8-9:15AM
9-10 yr old: 9:00-10:15AM
8 yr old & Under: 10:00-11:00
Regular Practice Times start Monday June 19th at the following times:
11 yr old & Up : 7:00-8:15AM
9-10 yr old: 8:00-9:00AM
8 yr old & Under: 8:45-9:30AM
In general, home meets are held on Tuesday nights throughout the summer swim season, usually 6pm. Thursdays are typically away meets and invitationals are on Saturdays.
The meet schedule is still being confirmed but here are a few dates to note…
June 6, Tuesday – Time Trials will be in the evening (This is just Water Jets swimming to collect times. We will also have the parent meeting and volunteer training)
June 10th, Saturday – Eureka Invite
June 17th, Saturday – El Paso Invite
July 15, Saturday – Peoria Journal Star Invite
July 22, Saturday – Tazewell County Invite, Water Jets are hosting at Five Points Pool
Fun Fridays are back! This is an opportunity for the kids to have fun with the coaches in the water after they have worked hard all week long! Sign-up here to volunteer to bring treats.
The Washington Water Jets Swim Team in Washington, Illinois is a summer swim team operated in conjunction with the Washington Park District. All practices and home meets are held at Washington Park Pool (map).
If you missed the open house dates, the forms are available to pick up at the park district office. Sample swim suits are also at the park district to try on for size. Information to order your team suit is available here.
Registration is still open for this year and may be done online or at the Park District Building at 105 S. Spruce St.
For more information, please contact one of the Parent Board members listed on the About Us page.
Check out the team Facebook page – see the Facebook tab on the right edge of this page