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Join the PVS Safe Sport Day

Coaches, Athletes, Parents and Volunteers:

The PVS Athlete Committee is hosting a Safe Sport day on Sunday, February 5, 2017. This is the first of its kind not just in PVS but nationally for USA Swimming! Please plan to attend. Below is additional information and a link to RSVP.

What - PVS Safe Sport Workshops and Networking

Where - Overlee Community Pool, 6030 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA

When - Sunday, February 5, 2017

9-11am - Trends in Safe Sport
PVS Coaches, Parents, Volunteers, Come have breakfast and meet USA Swimming Maggie Vail, Safe Sport Education Specialist as she shares with us valuable information on trends and case study statistics. You'll have an opportunity to network with other PVS members, and participate in Q&A ... here is a chance to have your questions about Safe Sport answered.

1-3pm - Athlete to Athlete: Safe Sport Real Talk
PVS Athletes, come out and learn more about Safe Sport and what it means to you as an athlete. You will participate in athlete facilitated case scenarios and interactive activities. We'll have snacks, USA Swimming swag giveaways and time to network with other PVS athletes off the deck. See you there!!

To RSVP for either workshop please use this link by February 1, 2017

Questions? email Murphy Freal, PVS Athlete Rep at pvsathletechair@gmail.com

USA Swimming Adopted Legislation Effective Jan. 1

Most of the USA-S legislation adopted at the September convention goes into effect when the 2017 Rulebook is effective on May 1, 2017. However, some of the rules went into effect on January 1. Read and be aware of them.

ADOPTED Legislation with Jan 1, 2017 Effective Date

2017 USA-S Club Excellence Program

Four Potomac Valley teams made the 2017 USA-S Club Excellence List

Gold - NCAP (#1 overall)
Silver - FISH, RMSC
Bronze - MACH

2015-2016 Potomac Valley Scholar Athletes

Congratulations to this year's PVS Scholar Athletes.
If you submitted an application, and your name is not on the list, contact the Program Coordinator.

PVS Top Times Lists

The first 2016-2017 PVS Top Times Lists have been updated. The lists are based on the swimmer's age at the time of the swim, which is not necessarily their current age.

These times will be used to create the USA Swimming Top Ten Lists in September. Report any corrections to the PVS SWIMS Coordinator.

The Eastern Zone is now posting Top Times Lists for your information. Now you can easily see where you rank within the Zone.

2017 USA-S Club Excellence Program

Four Potomac Valley teams made the 2017 USA-S Club Excellence List

Gold - NCAP (#1 overall)
Silver - FISH, RMSC
Bronze - MACH

Calling PVS Athletes

Are you interested in having a voice in the operation of Potomac Valley Swimming?

Information & Application for the PVS Athletes Committee are now available. Questions can be addressed to the PVS Athletes Committee Chair

2017 Time Standards

2017 Phillips 66 National Championships - June 27-July 1, 2017
2017 US Open - August 2-6, 2017
2017 Junior National Championships - August 8-12, 2017
2017 Futures Championships - Dates TBD
Eastern Zone Spring 2017 Speedo Sectionals - March 30-April 2, 2017
Summer 2017 Long Course Senior Zone Meet - August 3-6, 2017

USA Swimming 2015-2016 Scholastic All America Program

Congratulations to the 60 Potomac Valley Swimmers named to the USA Swimming 2015-2016 Scholastic All America Team.

USA Swimming 2015-2016 Virtual Club Championship

Several PVS clubs placed in the top 100 of the 2015-2016 Virtual Club Championship

SCY: NCAP (1), RMSC (3), MACH (16), PM (77), OCCS (81)

LCM: NCAP (1), RMSC (6), MACH (42), OCCS (87)

2016 LC Zone Championships

August 3-6, 2016, East Meadow, NY

Potomac Valley Swimming won the Boys & Combined Team Championships. Congratulations!

Complete Results