Dear fellow pool members,

After a lot of hard work and the completion of several large projects, we are ready to kick off the 2018 Virginia Hills Swim Club season. Below you will find helpful information about the pool, its operations and upcoming events.
Board News:

The Board would like to thank all of you who helped in our work weekends. We could not open this pool if it was not for all the volunteers that helped us the past couple of weekends.

It is our hope that you have a great 2018 pool season! Please feel free to reach out to any one of us if you have questions or concerns about the pool.

As a board, we meet regularly to discuss pool operations, receive committee updates and plan. If you have a desire to discuss a topic with the board or have interest in joining a meeting, please let a board member know and we can arrange for that.

Keep in mind that we are a voluntary board and open to all. If any of you are interested in joining the board, attending a board meeting, or just have a question please let me know president@vahillspool.org
Pool Operations:

Hours from May 26-June 15:
Weekends: 11-8 pm (breaks at 45 past the hour)
Weekdays: 4-8 pm (breaks at 45 past the hour)

From June 16-Aug 26
Main Pool: 11-8:30 (breaks at 45 past the hour)
Wading Pool: 10-8:30 pm except Sundays - 11-8:30
Reduced hours on July 4 

August 27-31st:
Weekends: 11-8 pm (breaks at 45 past the hour)
Weekdays: 4-8 pm (breaks at 45 past the hour)

Safety Rules:
  • Kids under the age of 12 need to pass a swim test to swim unaccompanied in the big part of the pool 
  • Stay within 2 feet of your non-swimmer in the big pool--Many younger patrons are not yet familiar with water safety. An adult should be constantly monitoring their child in the pool, including in the wading pool
  • No running on deck
  • Obey the lifeguards
  • No food on deck
  • No glass anywhere!
  • If thunder is heard/lightning is seen, all must be off the pool deck and in cars immediately

You can find all this information and much more by going to our website at http://www.vahillspool.org
2018 Emergency Forms:

Please be aware that for you and your families safety we must have updated emergency forms form every member or family. You can download the form by clicking Emergency Form 2018 or find it in the Documents page of our website.

Once filled out please hand your form in at the guard shack.
Pool management:

We have partnered with a new pool management company this year!

Titan Pool Services will be handling our lifeguard servers as well as our pool operations. We are excited about this new partnership and have already been impressed with their pool preparations and staffing.

Speaking of your pool staff I am pleased to introduce you to our 2018 staff:

  • Manager: Andrew Jurkowski
  • Assistant Manager: Alexis Tuttle
  • Javi Talavera
  • Jean-Paul Talavera
  • Patrick Klempner
  • Colin Klempner
  • James Swanson
  • Max Anderer
  • Will Dobson
  • Zach Fuhrman

Please give them a warm welcome when you see them and remember they are all here to ensure our safety and enjoyment of our pool.
Sponsorship:
Our next Spirit Night is at Noodles & company
Monday May 28 and Tuesday May 29th between 4-9 pm.

If you are looking for an easy and testy dinner that also helps support the pool, please visit the Noodles & Company at Mt. Vernon Plaza 7702 Richmond Hwy Alexandria, VA 22306. Show your cashier the attached flyer and 25% of your purchase will go toward the pool's fundraising goals.

Please click Noodles and Company for more details

I also want to take this opportunity to thank all of our 2018 sponsors and I ask that you consider our sponsors when making future decisions:

Gold Club:
  • Moore and Wright Tree Service
  • Contracting Resources Group Inc.
  • Independence Landscape & Lawn Care
  • Southern Pest Control
  • Anne Carter, Realtor

Royal Blue Club:
  • Kim Muffler, Realtor
  • The Irish Plumber
  • Paisano's Pizza
  • Nations Capital Swim Club
  • Michael C. Montante, CPA & Associates PC
  • Zip's Dry Cleaner

Tidal Wave Club:
  • McGee Landscaping
  • Hughes Orthodontics
  • Stone Hot Pizza
  • Candy Thompson, Realtor

If you are a business owner or know one that may be interested in sponsoring the club, please review the following Call To Membership for Sponsorships . If you have any questions please contact Diane at vahillspoolmarketing@gmail.com
Swim Team:

Swim Team will start its 2018 Division 10 season promptly at 4:30pm on Tuesday! The team will be practicing in lanes 1-4 from 4:30 - 8:00 while school is still in session.
  
Please review the practice schedule on our website for times per age group and send any questions to Caitlin & Anne at  vahillstidalwave@gmail.com
  
Everyone must be pre-registered for swim team by this Sunday at the latest. We sent registration links to all existing team members and to anyone new who emailed us their intention of joining. Please check your email and complete your registration. We are officially at capacity for swim team and are starting a wait list.

New Swimmer assessments for anyone pre-registered (no walk-ups) will be from 5:15pm - 5:45pm Tuesday through Friday this week. Pick one day to come, not all 4 days.   

Please look for a welcome email over the weekend with more information.   
If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to me at president@vahillspool.org .

Thank you,
Jeff Govert