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Oct 23, 2014 - 4 Spots Left for Turns with the Seniors
Turns with the Seniors Clinic November 1, 8:30-9 am Back by popular demand! PAC's Senior Swimmers will host a turn clinic at Dishman from 8:30-9 am on Saturday, October 4 for the first 20 ( due t...
Oct 20, 2014 - PAC Second at Hood River Harvest of Gold and One Team Record
Over 100 PAC swimmers race very well at the Hood River Harvest of Gold swim meet in beautiful Hood River, OR. It as an exceptional weekend in Hood River and our swimmers competed extremely well in th...
Oct 10, 2014 - Hood River Meet Warm-ups, Timers, Officials, Timeline, No Dishman WO's
PAC Warm-up Schedule: Please arrive 15 minutes early to check- in with the coaches (especially Saturday and Sunday so we can finalize relays, etc.). Friday- 4 pm- Jody and Charlie Please note there w...
Oct 9, 2014 - Volunteer- Become an Official
Parents, There has been much confusion about the Stroke and Turn Clinics listed below. These clinics are for parents interested in becoming an official, not for swimmers. PAC needs officials and off...
Oct 6, 2014 - Seniors Train 14 Swimmers Dives
PAC's Senior 1, 2 and Gold 1, 2 Swimmers worked with 14 of our Bronze and Silver swimmers this past Saturday at Dishman. It was a fun filled learning experience for all swimmers and I know they all e...
Oct 2, 2014 - Swim Psychology: Goldberg Shares Mental Training for Peak Performance
On Sunday September 28 th , PAC Coaches, Swimmers, and Families took advantage of mental toughness workshop sessions conducted by visiting Sports Psychologist, Dr. Alan Goldberg. Here?s a sample of wh...
Sep 23, 2014 - Yakubovich Under 2016 Olympic Trials Cut
PAC's own Max Yakubovich posted a time last summer that would qualify him for the US Olympic Trials in Omaha, NE in June 2016. Max posted a 54.74 at the Western Regiona Senior Sectional Championships...
Sep 23, 2014 - Take PAC to the Next Level this Sunday!
PAC has hired Dr. Alan Goldberg - Internationally renowned sports psychologist to share his wisdom on the mental side of swimming at Matt Dishman Community Center Sunday Sep. 28th! Let's take PAC sw...
Sep 22, 2014 - PAC Personalized Swim Caps
PAC Personalized Swim Caps Deadline: October 1, 2014 You will be able to order new team PAC Caps in Red (back by popular demand) and have your name on them. The deadline to do this is October 1, 2...
Sep 15, 2014 - Congratulations Coach Dustin
Coach Dustin was named Portland Parks and Recreation's Employee of the Summer! We would like to congratulate Coach Dustin for his hard work and commitment to Portland Parks and PAC! Way to go Dustin...
Sep 11, 2014 - Practice Schedule Update
PAC will begin its 2014-15 season Monday with our Senior swimmers and hypbrid swimmers training at Grant pool. Columbia will have regualr practices as will Mt. Scott (until September 12 as it will be...
Sep 8, 2014 - USA Swimming: Growing Champions for Life Webinar
Dear Parent, It?s important for children to learn how to adapt to different coaching styles to get the most out of their practice. For that reason you?ll want to go to the Parents page of our web sit...
Sep 8, 2014 - Ethan Hanson Earns Scholastic All- American Award
Sep 3, 2014 - Easy Volunteer Hours- Become an Official
Officials Clinics in Lincoln City Updated date: Monday, September 1, 2014 - 16:41 Officials clinics will be at the Taft High school in Lincoln City on Saturday, October 4. 10:00AM ? 11:30PM: ? Trai...
Sep 3, 2014 - PAC Tryouts and New and Returning Swimmers Picnic!
Aug 19, 2014 - Great Zones: Three PAC Records Go Down!
Great job Josh Bottelberghe and Katie Manzione at Zones last week in Federal Way, WA. Josh and Katie represented PAC as members of the Oregon Zone Team. Here is a link to real time results ! Good ...
Aug 10, 2014 - PAC at US Nationals: 50 Fly = One PAC Record!
Max Yakubovich represented PAC at USA Swimming's 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, CA. He competed in the 50 Fly and 100 Fly. Here is the link to USA Swimming's National Championsh...
Aug 5, 2014 - The season finale of Summer Blast meets!
Imagine this basket filled to the brim with lollypops! That's how the last Summer Blast meet started, and as swimmers checked in and out with their coaches, gradually, the lollypops went to deserving ...
Jul 30, 2014 - PAC Finishes Second at 13 and Over State
PAC sent nearly 30 of its 13 and Over athletes to Mt. Hood Aqautic Center this past weekend primed and ready to swim their fastest of the year and the exceeded my expectations. Although not every swi...
Jul 30, 2014 - Two PAC Swimmers Selected to OSI Zone Team
2014 Western Zone Team Good Luck Josh and Katie! Updated date on OSI: Monday, July 28, 2014 - 12:16 The 2014 Wester Zone Championships are August 6-9 in Federal Way. The Oregon Swimming team will t...
Jul 23, 2014 - PAC on Fire @ 12 and U Championships!
It may have been warm on deck, but PAC swimmers set the water on fire! Michelle Vu set two new team records, in the 50 Butterfly and in the 100 Butterfly, and the 10 & under girls: Quinn Brown, Haze...
Jul 23, 2014 - Gold, Silver, Bronze I-II, Sr. Prep Practices: July 28- August 1
All, PAC's practices will consolidate for the final week of the season next week with all Bronze I-II, Silver, Gold, and Senior Preps training at Dishman Pool form 4- 5:30 pm on Monday- Friday. We ar...
Jul 21, 2014 - Six PAC Records and Men Finish 23rd at Sectionals
PAC's 13 swimmers joined nearly 650 athletes from 13 states at the Western Region Speedo Champions Series Sectional Championships this past week at Mt. Hood Community College. Our swimmers broke six ...
Jul 10, 2014 - Summer Blast 3
Summer Blast Three was an amazing summer evening, filled with swimming, sunshine, and smiles. Of the 71 PAC athletes entered in the meet, more than a third got two personal bests on their swims of the...
Jul 3, 2014 - Summer Blast Three Heat Sheet- Revised
The third Summer Blast meet is a great A/B/C level meet for all swimmers on PAC . This meet has been updated with the 400 IM as event one and the 200 Breast event 14. It is a unique long course me...
Jul 1, 2014 - 4th of July Weekend Schedule
All, There will be no practices on Friday, July 4th for all PAC swimmers. Please have a safe holiday weekend. PAC's Seniors and Senior Preps will have practice at Dishman (even if you are in the mee...
Jun 30, 2014 - TEAM Eugene Summer Invite
Great swims in Eugene this weekend! Many first place finishes for Quinn Brown and Kenneth Sugiantoro. Lots of personal bests and A times from: Liliana Bauman, Isella Wallace, Annika Fougli, Mischa Bro...
Jun 29, 2014 - Three PAC Records and Over 130 Best Times
PAC took over 30 of our 13 and Over swimmers to the Howard Jones Senior Open at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center on June 20- 23 with outstanding results. PAC's swimmers treated the meet like a warm- up for St...
Jun 27, 2014 - PAC storms at Howard Jones Age-group Meet with Nine PAC Records!
Neither rain, nor cold, nor wind, nor early warm-up hours, nor computer glitches can deter PAC swimmers from their appointed duty of achieving best times, new A times, and having great times! (With a ...
Jun 10, 2014 - Howard Jones Memorial Age Group Open Updated Timelines
Important Session Changes!!!! Saturday morning has been moved to Saturday afternoon due to graduation at MHCC Meet Information - New 6/6/14 PAC Individual Entries PAC Relays with possible names PAC En...
Jun 10, 2014 - Four PAC Records and Nearly 200 Best Times at Summer Blast Two!
On another beautiful night at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center Kenneth Suggiantoro continued his assault on the PAC 9-10 Boys team records breaking the 50 Free (31.39) record by nearly two seconds and the 200 ...
Jun 5, 2014 - Summer Blast Two- Heat Sheets and Announcer Needed!
The second Summer Blast meet is Saturday evening with over 120 PAC swimmers entered . Per our coaches meeting at Summer Blast One the 400 IM (now event 1) and 200 Breast (now event 14) have been mov...
Jun 4, 2014 - USA Swimming Parent Webinar: Give Your Child Emotional Intelligence for Sports
Webinar: ?Give Your Child Emotional Intelligence for Sports and Life? Register Now! Dear Parent, Wouldn?t it reassuring to know the best strategies for helping kids handle their emotional ups and...
May 27, 2014 - Two Wins, Two Records and 9th Place Overall in Arizona
PAC sent 15 swimmers to Scottsdale, Arizona for the Cactus Classic this Memorial Day weekend with great results. Our swimmers competed against swimmers from Arizona, Montana, California, and Canada i...
May 21, 2014 - Memorial Day Weekend Schedule
Happy Memorial Day weekend! For those not going out of town this weekend PAC will have normal practices on Friday and Saturday. Starting tomorrow Coach Jody will be with some of our swimmers in Ariz...
May 20, 2014 - Lights Out at Summer Blast One= Three PAC Records
The lights went out early at Summer Blast One as over 100 PAC swimmers competed on a beautiful night at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center. It was a much different evening than Summer Blast One last year where ...
May 16, 2014 - Summer Blast One Saturday- Heat Sheets Posted!
The first Summer Blast meet will be held this Saturday at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center with over 100 PAC swimmers competing. Please come ready to have fun and swim fast. Unfortunately, it looks like the ...
May 15, 2014 - Stroke and Turn Clinc in Lake Oswego
Stroke & Turn Clinic in Lake Oswego From Oregon Swimming: Updated date: Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 11:08 There will be a S&T clinic on Saturday June 7th, 10am at the Lake Oswego pool. Contact Joe Da...
May 13, 2014 - Sextathlon Trophy Winners!
MHA Sextathlon The annual Sextathlon hosted by Mt. Hood Swim Team was once again a big hit with our swimmers, as trophies are always a fun reward for a weekend of successful swimming. With a last-mi...
May 5, 2014 - Fast Swimming in Bend
PAC's first long-course meet of the season was a swimming success! PAC took over 50 swimmers to Bend last weekend, and we came home a second place team finish and tons of new A, B, and best times! Coa...
Apr 28, 2014 - Lincoln City Meet Fun and OSI Records Broken
PAC swam well and won the meet by nearly 1000 points! Needless to say we brought home lots of best times and a passle of ribbons! Galluchi's was delicious and dry,while the beach was drenched with dri...
Apr 25, 2014 - PAC Senior Practice 'Crashed'
Yesterday afternoon PAC's Senior Practice was 'crashed' by world record holders, Olympians, and Olympic Gold Medalist, Rebecca Soni and Ariana Kukors. Coach Jody received an email months ago asking a...
Apr 24, 2014 - New!!Practice Update Lincoln City Weekend
This weekend 84 PAC swimmers will be competing in Lincoln City and PAC will be adjusting the training schedule due to the meet. Friday: Senior and Senior Preps will have morning practitce at Columbia...
Apr 15, 2014 - Order Custon Red PAC Caps
Personalized/ Custom PAC Caps Deadline: April 24, 2014 You will be able to order new team PAC Caps in Red (back by popular demand) and have your name on them. The deadline to do this is April 24...
Mar 24, 2014 - PAC Breaks Ten Team Records
PAC took 20 swimmers to Federal Way, WA for the 2014 NW Region Age Group Swimming Championships and our swimmers came away with 37 best times, one regional title, 20 top 8 finishes, and 10 team record...
Mar 17, 2014 - Three PAC Records Broken at Senior Sectionals
Luke Hutchinson led the way for PAC at Senior Sectionals breaking PAC's 1000 Free record by three seconds last Wednesday. On Sunday he broke the the 1650 Free record by another three seconds. Luke h...
Mar 12, 2014 - EMSL Highlights
Mar 11, 2014 - Special AGR Practice Saturday with Sr and Sr. Preps
This Saturday our Seniors and Senior Preps will swim from 7:30- 9 am at Dishman. I would like to invite all Age Group Regional Swimmers to this practice with Coach Laurie and Coach Sheri. We will no...
Mar 10, 2014 - Big Drops at Senior State
PAC took a small, but strong group of Senior and Senior Prep swimmers to the OSI Senior State/ Region XII Championships in Gresham, OR this past weekend. Our swimmers performed extremely well, swimmi...
Mar 4, 2014 - PAC 8th and Harquail Wins High Point at 11-14 Champs
PAC's 11-14 year old swimmers raved well, cheered loud, and showed amazing strength and dedication over four days in Corvallis last weekend at the OSI 11-14 Swimming Championships. The PAC coaching s...
Feb 27, 2014 - PAC Rocks the 10 & Under Championships
Photo caption: PAC's award-winning 8 & Under boys relay, left to right: Phineas Silverman, Henry Cannon, Jack Isackson, Atticus Wahab. Making PAC proud! 2014 State Championship meet for 10 & Under Swi...
Feb 24, 2014 - PAC Swimmers Outstanding at OSAA State Meets
PAC was well represented at the 2014 OSAA High School State Meets in Gresham this past weekend. In the 4A,3A,2A,1A meet Keenan Robinson and Ly Van competed wtih Keenan finishing 8th in the 100 Back a...
Feb 17, 2014 - Great Swims at HEAT Last Chance
Hopefully the only casualty of last weekend's snow and ice storm was the Hillsboro meet being cancelled. Luckily for some PAC swimmers, HEAT hosted a last-minute, last-chance meet for those on the cus...
Feb 13, 2014 - Swim a Thon Schedule on Saturday and Friday Schedule Changes
All, Friday morning will be the last morning until April at Columbia for our Senior and Senior Preps. There will be no afternoon practices at Dishman and Columbia tomorrow due to swim meets. The swim ...
Feb 11, 2014 - PAC Champs Shirts: Order Now
"PAC Championship Team" t-shirts Order your 2014 PAC Championship T-shirts to celebrate this championship season! We want all of our swimmers and parents, too, in PAC attire all weekend at the upcomi...
Feb 10, 2014 - Columbia, Dishman and Mt. Scott Open tonight and No SWCC
PAC's policy is to follow Portland Public Schools closures for the safety of our swimmers, parents. However, due to the faster melt and lack of practices over the past four days the Seniors will swim...
Feb 9, 2014 - No Morning Practice at Columbia Tomorrow
There will be no morning practice tomorrow for Seniors and Senior Preps due to the weather. We are hopeful the warming will continue tomorrow and all pools should be open in time for practice in the ...
Feb 7, 2014 - No Practice Tonight
Due to Portland Public Schools closures and Portland Parks closures today, and the safety of our swimmers, parents, and coaches PAC will not have practice at all sites tonight. We will send out inform...
Feb 7, 2014 - No Practice Tomorrow
Due to Portland Parks closures tomorrow, and the safety of our swimmers, parents, and coaches PAC will not have practice at Dishman for our Seniors and Senior Preps. Enjoy the snow and be careful!
Feb 7, 2014 - HEAT BC Cancelled
All, Due to the weather condtions the HEAT BC Meet has been cancelled this weekend. We are working with HEAT to set up at meet next Sunday.
Feb 1, 2014 - Thank You From Coach Jesse
Hello PAC Family, We are overwhelmed by joy and love for the outpouring of your support and willingness to help with the early arrival Franklin Arthur! Jamie is doing amazing being a mom, and was disc...
Jan 31, 2014 - Congratulations Coach Jesse
Congratulations Coach Jesse and his wife, Jaime as they welcomed Franklin Arthur Raskauskas yesterday afternoon weighing in at 5 lbs. 6 oz! Coach Jesse appreciates all of the well wishes and wanted t...
Jan 28, 2014 - PAC loads up on A times @ VSC!
PAC swimmers dropped time and took home a bundle of ribbons at this year's Vancouver Meet. Mt. Scott : Jesse wants to congratulate all of his swimmers on their accomplishments at the Vancover meet! He...
Jan 22, 2014 - VSC Warm-up Update and Officials Needed!
Swimmers competing at VSC next weeked please note the afternoon session warm-ups will start later than noted in the meet information. Also, parents the meet still needs officials! Swimmers please wea...
Jan 21, 2014 - Seniors Shine at WA Open
PAC took 28 Senior Swimmers to Federal Way, WA for the Washington Open this past weekend and our swimmers came out of the meet with new 'A' times, Age Group Regional times, and Senior Sectional times....
Jan 17, 2014 - Follow PAC at WA Open
PAC's swimmers are off to a fast start at the Washington Open. Follow your teammates on realtime .
Jan 15, 2014 - Th.- Mon. Sr and Sr Prep Schedule Update
With nearly 30 PAC swimmers competing Thursday- Sunday at the Washington Open in Federal Way, WA we will have some slight adjustments to the practice schedule for our Senior and Senior Preps. Thursday...
Jan 7, 2014 - Special Saturday Practice for Gold Swimmers
On Saturday, January 18 all Gold Swimmers are invited to join PAC's Sr. Preps and Seniors from 7:30- 9 am at Dishman Pool with Coach Laurie.
Jan 6, 2014 - CAT Swimmers Start the Year off Fast!
The first event Saturday, saw Aymara Marquez drop time in the 200 free and take 4th place. On the boys side Alex Hatzikos took 2nd and Kai Hilbourne took 3rd, both dropping time and finishing with 2:0...
Jan 6, 2014 - Columbia Pool Closed Monday
Unfortunately Columbia Pool will be closed one more day today due to some issues with the annual maintenance. We are sorry for the inconvenience and are excited to get our swimmers back in the pool t...
Jan 3, 2014 - KATU Spotlight: Monica Bottelberghe
Teen swimmer overcomes rough waters to win state title By Nate Bynum, KATU Sports Published: Dec 30, 2013 at 2:35 PM PST Monica Bottelberghe, a local high school swimmer, just capped off a third...
Jan 3, 2014 - CAT Warm-ups
PAC Swimmers, Please review the meet information and the updated warm-up/ estimated timelines for this weekend. Let's swim fast in Corvallis! Seniors- Due to the holiday training schedule this year w...
Dec 20, 2013 - Holiday Training Schedule
Holiday Training Schedule 2013- 14 Swimmers and Parents starting on Monday, December 23 PAC will move into its holiday training schedule . Columbia and our Seniors will have changes in their schedul...
Dec 19, 2013 - Bottelberghe Named All Region Swimmer of the Year
All-Region girls swimmer: Monica Bottelberghe Columbia River's senior overcame ailment to win title By Paul Danzer , Columbian community sports reporter Thank you Columbian Newspaper Published: Decem...
Dec 19, 2013 - Harquail Named to All- Star Team
Congratulations Sam Harquail! From Oregon Swimming: 2014 Team for Pacific Coast All Star Meet Oregon Swimming will be represented by 32 athletes for the All Star meet January 4 and 5, 2014 in Olympia...
Dec 17, 2013 - Felicia Anderson Roars at Junior Nationals
Felcia Anderson competed in her first Junior Nationals last week in Greensboro, NC with outstanding results. It was her first time competing at this prestigious meet and she was excited to do her bes...
Dec 17, 2013 - PAC Seniors Swim Tough and Fast at HEAT Jubilee
PAC Senior Swimmers arrived at the Hillsboro Heat Jubilee meet this past weekend with 3 goals: Swim "Tough", Swim "Fast" and make PAC look good. And our 12 Senior Swimmers ages 12-14 delivered on a...
Dec 17, 2013 - 12 and U's Shine @ HEAT
Right off the get go Abby Blackford announced she was ready to swim! Friday night she went 5:46 in the 500 free and throughout the weekend she dropped time. She went under a minute in the 100 free fo...
Dec 13, 2013 - PAC Inclement Weather Policy- Update!
With the talk of snow recently and the frozen fog on Tuesday the coaching staff felt we should update our families on PAC's inclement weather policy. In the event of inclement weather, disaster, etc....
Dec 10, 2013 - PAC Gives Back this Sunday at Dishman
PAC Swimmers we are continuing "PAC Gives Back." Our goal is to provide volunteer service to community through the swim programs provided by Portland Parks and Recreation. We want to demonstrate our a...
Dec 10, 2013 - HEAT Updates
All 14 and Under PAC swimmers who meet the time standards for this meet should enter (14U seniors not attending Husky should enter). The meet can be confusing with swimmers having to meet different t...
Dec 10, 2013 - PAC wins the Forest Grove meet!
Cold temperatures couldn't keep PAC's 150 swimmers from staying warm, and doing amazing at the Forest Grove Christmas invitational meet. PAC easily won the meet, scoring 1027 points! Beating Multnoma...
Dec 9, 2013 - Follow Felicia Anderson at Junior Nationals
From USA Swimming: Greensboro Set to Host Over 1,200 Swimmers at Speedo Junior Nationals 12/9/2013 National titles will be on the line for more than 1,200 of the country?s top up-and-coming swimmers t...
Dec 9, 2013 - PAC's Seniors Shine at Husky
PAC took 12 of its Seniors to the Husky Invitational at King County Aquatic Center this past weekend competing against over 1000 swimmers from WA, OR, CA, MT, ID, and many college swimmers (including ...
Dec 3, 2013 - Forest Grove Warm-up and Officials Update
PAC Swimmers and Parents, PAC has nearly 150 swimmers competing this weekend in Forest Grove. Please review the updated warm-up information below and parents please come prepared to time or officate ...
Nov 28, 2013 - Bottelberghe on The Morning Swim Show
PHOENIX, Arizona, November 28. OUR special Thanksgiving edition of The Morning Swim Show features teenager Monica Bottelberghe discussing the road back to the pool after surgery removed cancer cells...
Nov 27, 2013 - Thanksgiving Updated Schedule
Here is PAC's Thanksgiving weekend schedule: Thursday, Nov. 28: Happy Thanksgiving! No workouts at all sites!!!!! Friday, Nov. 29 Senior and Sr. Prep practice at Columbia from 6:30- 8:30 am (our la...
Nov 18, 2013 - Age Group Madras Trip
PAC's first Age Group trip to Madras was a complete success thanks to our parent volunteers! From making sure everyone was on board, to feeding us pizza, to timing and officiating everyone stepped up ...
Nov 18, 2013 - Bottelberghe Wins WA State HS 3A 200 Free
Swimming: Bottelberghe caps prep career with another title River senior swims to 200-yard freestyle state title By Erik Gundersen , Columbian Trail Blazers writer Published: November 16, 2013, 11:12 ...
Nov 18, 2013 - Raffle Winners
Here are the winners from the PAC Raffle: 1st Prize- Toshiba 50? LED 1080P TV was won by Courtney Lobo 2nd Prize- iPad Mini was won by Marin Jurgens 3rd Prize- Xbox 360 console & Kinect w/ Michael Phe...
Nov 18, 2013 - PAC Coaches Win Coaching Excellence Award at OSI Awards Banquet
___PAC Swimmers recognized at Oregon's Top-5 Ceremony & PAC Coaching Staff receive Coaches Excellence Award___ Sixteen PAC swimmers were recognized at Oregon Swimming's 33rd Annual Awards Ceremony, w...
Nov 18, 2013 - Senior and Senior Preps Swim Well in Bend
PAC took nearly 30 swimmers to Bend for the one day Hi- Desert Classic this past Saturday. Our swimmers and parent chaperones met at 6:30 am at Dishman for our team trip to Bend. On the way we stopp...
Nov 15, 2013 - Bottelberghe Signs with Boise State & Named Swimmer of the Year!
Monica Bottelberghe officially signed with Boise State today at an exciting college commitment signing ceremony at Columbia River High School. Monica was joined by her parents, grandparents, and many...
Nov 14, 2013 - Yakubovich on USA Swimming- Scholastic All- America List
PAC's own Max Yakubovich (now a Freshman at Harvard) was among the nearly 1400 swimmers from across the country to have a 3.5 GPA or higher and achieved an time standard set by USA Swimming. This is ...
Nov 14, 2013 - Holiday Training Schedule
Holiday Training Schedule - Please note Columbia will be closed from 12/14/13- 01/05/14. So, 12/16- 20, Columbia Bronze I-II, Silver, Gold and Senior Prep swimmers will train at Dishman from 4:30- ...
Nov 13, 2013 - Great Fall- In- SWCC Narrowly Wins Pool Battle!
PAC brought Fall- In back to Dishman with outstanding results in and out of the pool. First, the coaching staff would like to thank the meet directors, countless volunteers, officials, timers, etc. f...
Nov 6, 2013 - Bottelberghe in The Seattle Times
The Medley girls? swimming blog | Week 7 Posted by Joel Petterson By Doug Drowley | Special to The Seattle Times - Thank you for sharing. Bottelberghe kicks past cancer on road back to state The shoc...
Nov 5, 2013 - Fall IN Starts Friday- Updated Afternoon Warm-ups
Fall-IN is our meet hosted at Dishman Pool and we have 190 swimmers entered! Please note there is limited parking this weekend near Dishman (parking at the pool is for officials). Parents, please n...
Oct 31, 2013 - PAC Team Photos Saturday
SMILE . . . It?s PAC TEAM PICTURE Time! DATE : Saturday, November 2, 2012 TIME: 7:15 a.m. (sharp) - 9:00 a.m. be there at 7:15 a.m. so we can get organized. If you g...
Oct 17, 2013 - Great Swims at Hood River- Mt. Scott Wins Best Times Battle
PAC took over 100 swimmers to Hood River this weekend with great results (including one team record). All of our swimmers competed well and PAC had hundreds of best times at the meet. With the start...
Oct 16, 2013 - Stroke and Turn Clinic in Vancouver
From Oregon Swimming: Stroke & Turn Clinic in Vancouver Michael Green will be holding a stroke and turn official's clinic on October 23rd at 6:30 pm at Salmon Creek Round Table Pizza (13009 NE Hwy 99 ...
Oct 15, 2013 - Swim Clinic for Bronze I, II, and Silver Swimmers
Swim with PAC's Seniors Swim Clinic October 26 , 8-9am Back by popular demand! PAC's Senior Swimmers will host a stroke, turn, and start clinic at Dishman from 8-9 am on Saturday, October 26 for the ...
Oct 14, 2013 - General Membership Meeting Tonight
PAC Board Officers, Pool Parents, and Head Coach Jody Braden will present information relating to PAC business and financial matters, and a summary of the team?s accomplishments and coming year. An o...
Sep 30, 2013 - PAC Photos- November 2 at Dishman Pool
SMILE . . . It?s PAC TEAM PICTURE Time! DATE : Saturday, November 2, 2012 TIME: 7:15 a.m. (sharp) - 9:00 a.m. be there at 7:15 a.m. so we can get organized. PLACE: ...
Sep 27, 2013 - More Official's Clinics
From Oregon Swimming: Official's Clinics at the Multnomah Athletic Club Official's Clinics at the Multnomah Athletic Club on Saturday, Oct 5th at 10:30am Stroke & Turn - contact Julie Carpenter: jm...
Sep 24, 2013 - PAC Inspiration from the Columbian Newspaper
Thank you to the Columbian for this great article on PAC Senior Swimmer, Monica Bottelberghe, who should be an inspiration to all. By Candace Buckner Columbian staff writer Tuesday, September 24, 201...
Sep 23, 2013 - Officials Training- Thursday, September 26, 6:30- 8 pm
Officials are more precious than gold, and we have a special training with one of our own SWCC families! This will happen in the evening hours of Thursday, September 26th (6:30- 8pm), at Darcy & Jeff...
Sep 16, 2013 - Update!! Practice Time & Location Updates: 9/16- 29
PAC Families, During the first few weeks of the season PAC's Senior Group, SWCC swimmers, and Mt. Scott swimmers train at multiple locations due to Portland Parks summer maintenance schedule. Please ...
Sep 16, 2013 - PAC T- Shirts for New and Returning Swimmers
Now is the time to order your PAC 2013- 14 team t- shirt. For all new swimmers these shirts are part of your registration fee! For returning swimmers and parents, siblings, friends, grandparents,...
Sep 16, 2013 - Become and Official
Clinics for Officials and People Who Want to be Officials - 9/28 in Forest Grove Clinics will be held at Pacific University in Forest Grove. Rooms will be announced soon. 09:00AM ? 11:30PM- Clinics fo...
Sep 13, 2013 - Nearly 20 PAC Swimmers on Prelimary OSI Top 5 List
The initial Top 5 list for the 2012-2013 season has been posted. Please take a few minutes to go over the list and send errors to the Oregon Swimming Office . As of today there are 17 current and...
Sep 13, 2013 - PAC Polo Shirts
Parents and Swimmers, Many of you have asked for PAC Polo shirts and now we have them. Please download the attached file and return to JD Pence by September 27th. We are offering Red, White, or Bl...
Sep 12, 2013 - Order Your PAC Custom Swim Caps
Personalized/ Custom PAC Caps Deadline: October 9, 2013 You will be able to order new team PAC Caps in Red (back by popular demand) and have your name on them. The deadline to do this is October 9...
Sep 6, 2013 - Tryouts Sunday and Picnic is a Potluck
Our tryouts and picnic are on Sunday from 10 to 2. Tryouts from 10 to 11; 11 to 12 All swim with PAC swimmers and new potential PAC families; 12 to 2 Picnic. The Picnic is a Potluck. PAC will provid...
Sep 4, 2013 - PAC Tryouts this Sunday at Grant Pool
Sep 4, 2013 - Practices Begin Next Monday
PAC Starts the 2013- 14 Season on Monday, September 9th!
Aug 19, 2013 - Great Swims at Zones
PAC's three swimmers competed well and had a blast at Zones this year. For Sam Harquail and Katie Manzione it wass their first experience at Zones, whiole 13 year old Josh Bottelberghe was the vetera...
Aug 8, 2013 - Yakubovich Breaks Two PAC Records Today
Max Yakubovich moved from 157th to 87th in the 100 Back today at Junior Nationals. He went out in a new PAC record of 28.40 and finished in another record of 59.63. Monica Bottelberbeghe finished 15...
Aug 7, 2013 - Bottelberghe and Yakubovich Compete at Junior Nationals
Monica Bottelberghe finished 103rd in the 100 Free yesterday at Junior Nationals while Max Yakubovich finished 45th in the 100 Fly today. There are nearly 1400 swimmers from 392 teams competing in t...
Aug 7, 2013 - Follow Bottelberghe, Harquail, and Manzione at Zones
Good luck Josh Bottelberghe, Sam Harquail and Katie Manzione at the Western Zone Age Group Swimming Championships! Please follow them here with the live results !
Aug 5, 2013 - Two Records at Summer Blast Four
PAC's swimmers swam fast at the last Summer Blast meet, with two records shattered: Aymara Marquez broke the 11-12 200 Fly record with a time of 2:46.01, and 10-year-old Kenneth Sugiantoro swam the 40...
Aug 5, 2013 - PAC Swimmers Explode at Far West
PAC sent a small group to San Jose, CA for the Far Western Swimming Championships with great results. Enrike Marquez and Jared Dana both walked out of the meet with 100% best times. Enrike was PAC's...
Aug 5, 2013 - Yakubovich Breaks PAC Record by 2.5 Seconds
Max Yakubovich swam at the Speedo USA Swimming Junior Naitonals today finishing 33rd in the 200 Fly with a 2:04.73. He moved up from his 58th place seed and lowered his own PAC record by 2.5 seconds....
Aug 5, 2013 - Bottelberghe and Yakubovich Swim at Juniors
Junior Nationals start today with Max Yakubovich competing in the 200 Fly, 100 Fly, 100 Back, and 50 Free and Monica Bottelberghe starts tomorrow in the 100 Free, 200 Free, and 50 Free. Here is a lin...
Aug 4, 2013 - Marquez Breaks PAC 200 Fly Record
Aymara Marquez broke PAC's 11-12 Girls 200 Fly record last night at Summer Blast Four posting a 2:46.01!
Aug 4, 2013 - Manzione Breaks PAC 400 Free Record Today at Far West
Katie Manzione broke PAC's 11-12 Girls 400 Free record today in San Jose, CA at the Far Western Championships posting at 4:59.69!
Aug 2, 2013 - Yakubovich Flies at US Open
Max Yakubovich competed in his first US Open for PAC on Thursday with outstanding results. Max was seeded 102nd in the 100 Fly and finished 59th. He was out in a new PAC record at the 50 in 25.94 an...
Jul 30, 2013 - PAC Finishes 9th at 13 and Over State
PAC's 13 and Over State Team swam to 65% best times and a 9th place finish at the new 13 and Over Oregon Swimming Championships this past weekend in Gresham, OR. PAC had two swimmers win titles with ...
Jul 29, 2013 - Three PAC Swimmers on Oregon Zone Team
This year Oregon Swimming will be represented at the Age Group Zone Championships in Roseville California by 11-12 girls Emma Brady BEND Natasha Cameron NCSC Ariana Chin THSC Alyssa Gustaff LOSC Elise...
Jul 25, 2013 - Coach Jody to be on Swimming World TV Thursday!
The following comes courtesy of Swimming World Magazine PHOENIX, Arizona, July 25. TODAY'S edition of The Morning Swim Show takes us to Portland, Ore., where Jody Braden is working to make his swimm...
Jul 23, 2013 - Three Records Broken at Senior Sectionals
PAC's Senior Sectional Team took the pool with a storm last week breaking three records and having a great battle between the boys and girls in scoring. The girls won this summer 14- 12, but overall ...
Jul 18, 2013 - PAC's 12 and Under Swimmers Shine at State!
Columbia Pool: Aymara Marquez' last swim for Tom was memorable as she won the 200 fly, just missing the team record by less than a second. Minutes later Alex Hatzikos swam his best race of the meet, g...
Jul 15, 2013 - One Record at Summer Blast Three
On a beautiful and warm Saturday evening PAC sent nearly 80 swimmers to Mt. Hood Aquatic Center for Summer Blast Three. Our swimmers showed up ready to swim fast and they sure did. One of the many h...
Jul 12, 2013 - Special Get Ready for State Practices
Special MHAC Workout on July 12, 24 & 25 On Friday, July 12 Coach Tom, Coach Laurie and Coach Jesse will be running a special long course workout for all 12 and Under State swimmers on PAC from 9:15...
Jul 9, 2013 - Blue Skies and Fast Swimming
Under blue skies and at the beautiful Amazon Pool in Eugene, PAC added a Zone time by Leila Alejos in the 200 back (2:50) and new A times by Addison Smith in the 200 free, Ella Bogdanski in the 200 br...
Jul 1, 2013 - PAC Sr and Sr Preps Pow Wow at Sun Country
PAC took 22 swimmers to Bend for Sun Country Invitational and PAC took advantage of the warm weather and the hospiitaility of our parents who drove them and took care of them all weekend. Thank you t...
Jun 25, 2013 - Volunteer Opportunities- PAC Recruiting
Great volunteer opportunity. Hours: 9am to 1 pm at various locations listed below. Must pick up table and recruiting materials at 5906 N. Moore Ave, Portland OR. Make arrangements with barbaraosbo@gma...
Jun 24, 2013 - Great Swims at Howard Jones Memorial Senior Open
PAC sent thirty of our 13 and over swimmers to the Howard Jones Memorial Senior Open with great results. PAC had many best times, Max Yakubovich broke the meet record in the 100 Fly and we saw many o...
Jun 23, 2013 - A High Point Winner and PAC Finishes 5th at Howard Jones Age Group Memorial Open
The 11-12 girls 400 medley B relay of Jamie Diep, Katie Oppenheimer, Aymara Marquez and Abby Blackford, owned the PAC record for 5 minutes on Sunday (5:27) until the A relay : Lydia Van, Lejla Biberic...
Jun 18, 2013 - Beautiful Night = Fast Swimming+ One Record
PAC sent nearly 140 swimmers to Mt. Hood Aquatic Center fo Summer Blast Two and our swimmers were as hot, if not hotter than the sun! Nearly every PAC swimmer had at least one best time, we added num...
Jun 11, 2013 - PAC Updated Friday- Tuesday Training Schedule
PAC Swimmers and Parents, We are sorry to give you such late notice about the pool schedule for this weekend. Typically Portland Parks has their summer in- services on the before our summer schedule ...
Jun 10, 2013 - PAC Swimmers at Blue Makos
Thank you to all of the PAC swimmers (especially those in PAC attire) who showed up at Dishman Pool on Sunday morning to help out with the Portland Parks Blue Makos! You really make a difference in a...
Jun 4, 2013 - Summer Blast Two Saturday- Heat Sheets Available, Timers and Officials Needed!
Heat Sheet and Tentative Timeline Posted- 6.04.13 The second Summer Blast will be this Saturday and it looks to be about 30 degrees warmer than Winter Blast One in May. Please bring sunscreen, shade,...
May 31, 2013 - Congratulations PAC Graduates
With the end of school fast approaching PAC would like to thank its graudating Seniors and wish them well on their journey to college and beyond. 2013 High School Graduates: Keenan Grobart- undecided...
May 29, 2013 - PAC Shines at Speedo Grand Challenge
PAC sent a small, but tough group of swimmers to Irvine, CA for the Speedo Grand Challenge over Memorial Day weekend. Max Yakubovich led with way with a grea final swim and had an in season best time...
May 22, 2013 - Memorial Day Weekend Practice Schedule
Here is an update on PAC's schedule for Friday- Monday. Please have a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day weekend! Friday: Senior and Senior Preps: No morning practice today at Columbia! Si...
May 22, 2013 - Amazing Summer/ Winter Blast One!
PAC sent over 100 swimmers to chilly, rainy, and windy Mt. Hood Aquatic Center last Saturday night with amazing results. Our swimmers braved the cold and the rain, no blocks at the start end for the ...
May 16, 2013 - Summer Blast One Heat Sheet Available and Officials Needed!
Please Print Your Heat Sheet and Volunteer to Time or Officiate this Saturday! The first Summer Blast meet is a great A/B/C level meet for all swimmers on PAC . It is a unique long course meters me...
May 13, 2013 - PAC Hauls in Trophies at Sextathlon
11 and 12 Girls Take Top 5 Spots! Great job swimmers and thanks to all the fantastic swim moms who spent part of their day at the pool! PAC brought an enthusiastic and fast group of swimmers to David ...
May 6, 2013 - PAC Third in Bend
PAC took just over 30 swimmers to Bend this weekend for Bend's Spring Long Course Invitational. Bend won the meet with 2395 points, CAT 1081 and PAC 991. Our swimmers raced very well for their first...
Apr 30, 2013 - PAC Wins Lincoln City Invitational
PAC took nearly 90 swimmers to Lincoln City last weekend with hundreds of best times and our swimmers winning the team title! Columbia: Great job swimmers and parents for making our annual trip a fu...
Apr 16, 2013 - Officials Trainings Coming April 20- 25
From Oregon Swimming : Officials Clinics in Beaverton Tualatin Hill Swim Club (THSC) is going to host several Officials training clinics. The schedules are as follow: ? Stroke & Turn (S&T) Clinic: 1...
Apr 4, 2013 - PAC Banquet: April 21 at 2 pm!
Sign Up Now! This is a change in time!! Banquet now 2pm to 4:30 pm with Ice Cream Bar Celebrate the hard work all PAC swimmers put in throughout the year! Where: Oaks Park "Dance" Pavillion When: ...
Mar 26, 2013 - One Champion and One Record at Age Group Regionals
PAC took 26 swimmers to Age Group Regionals with great results. Luke Hutchinson led the way with a victory in the 15-18 500 Free (he is 15) and also placed 7th in the 200 Fly while the 11-12 Girls 40...
Mar 25, 2013 - Three PAC Swimmers and Coach Jody off to Olympic Training Center
Congratulations Felicia Anderson, Monica Bottelberghe, Max Yakubovich for their selection to the Oregon Swimming Altitude Training Camp to be held April 25- 28 at the United States Olympic Training Ce...
Mar 18, 2013 - Two US Open Cuts and Seven Records at Sectionals
PAC took nine Senior swimmers to the Speedo Champions Seniors Northwest Section Senior Swimming Championships this past weekend in Federal Way, WA with amazing results. Max Yakubovich came away with ...
Mar 18, 2013 - PAC Swimmers Help at Blue Makos
Thank you to our swimmers and parents who volunteered this weekend at the Portland Parks Blue Makos meet at Dishman pool on Sunday. From the size of the smiles it looks like it was a huge success! W...
Mar 17, 2013 - PAC 4th at 11-14 State and Two Team Records
PAC finishes Fourth at 11-14 Oregon State Championships! Last weekend, 39 PAC swimmers competed at the 2013 Oregon Short-Course State Championships, placing fourth. PAC athletes swam mightily and magn...
Mar 12, 2013 - Vu Breaks Four PAC Records at EMSL
Michelle Vu from PAC's Mt. Scott site broke four PAC records this weekend setting the tone for a great weekend of swimming at the East Metro Invitational. She broke the 8 and Under Girls 200 Free rec...
Mar 12, 2013 - Follow PAC at Senior Sectionals
PAC is sending 9 swimmers to 2013 Speedo Champions Series Western Region Sectional Championships starting tomorrow afternoon (we swim in the Men's 800 Free Relay Wednesday at about 5 pm). This meet ...
Mar 4, 2013 - Outstanding Swims at Senior State
PAC sent 16 Senior swimmers to Mt. Hood Aquatic Center this weekend for the OSI/ Region XII Senior Championships and our swimmers came to race. We had a small, but strong group of swimmers who all ca...
Feb 18, 2013 - Donohue, Lanker and Yakubovich Win State Titles
Nearly 20 PAC swimmers competed this past weekend in the 1- 4A, 5A, and 6A OSAA Swimming Championships at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center with Ida Donohue winning the 5A Girls 100 Fly, Max Yakubovich winning ...
Feb 18, 2013 - PAC Makes a Big Splash at 10 & Under State!
PAC swam great at the 2013 10 and Under State meet bringing home lots of medals and one team record. The 10 and under girls got 6 th , in the Medley Relay, and 4 th in the Free Relay. The 10 and U b...
Feb 13, 2013 - Best Times Were Flowing at HEAT
PAC took second place @ the HEAT BC/Last Chance Championship, as we only took swimmers who were trying to make State A times or who were swimming off events or events they had NT in. Many A times were...
Feb 9, 2013 - Dishman Closed Saturday Morning
Sorry for the late notice but Dishman is having some pool issues and there will be no practice from 8- 10 am today for our Senior and Senior Preps.
Feb 5, 2013 - 10 More Days to Turn in Money for the PAC Swim A Thon
Swimming is over, so now is the time to collect those pledges. Be sure to turn in your money by February 15 to be considered for the prizes. Total donations turned in as of Saturday, February 2, 2...
Jan 28, 2013 - Over 200 Best Times at VSC
PAC took over 100 swimmers to Vancouver for the VSC Winter Invitational (Super Bowl Meet) with amazing results. Our swimmers raced well and shined in the pool having over 200 best times among them. ...
Jan 24, 2013 - Swim- A- Thon Alert!
Swim-A-Thon Update Donations reported to me ( Cindy Strecker ) as of 1/23/2013: First Place: Columbia Pool at $1,290 (17% of the Columbia Pool goal) Second Place: SWCC at $660 (6% of the SWCC goal) ...
Jan 24, 2013 - Two PAC Records!
We are sorry we missed these two records at Fall- In and at this past weekend's MLK Invite: Michelle Vu broke the 8 and Under Girls 100 Breast record at Fall- In with a 1:42.63 and Isabella Wallace b...
Jan 23, 2013 - VSC Warm-Up and Meet Update
VSC?s Winter Invitational is coming this weekend. PAC will have practice at all sites on Friday evening and the Seniors and Senior Preps will have Saturday practice from 7- 9 am. On Friday evening C...
Jan 23, 2013 - PAC Championship Team T- Shirts!
2013 Championship T-Shirts Respect All. Fear None. $15.00 each Red short sleeve t-shirts with PAC logo on front and list of Championship meets on the back with quote. Price for each shirt ordered...
Jan 22, 2013 - PAC Swims Tough at WA Open
PAC sent a young, but tough group of Senior Swimmers to the 37th annual Washington Open at King County Aquatics Center in Federal Way, WA. For many of these young seniors it was there fist time compe...
Jan 21, 2013 - Great Swims at MHA MLK Meet
PAC sent a small but strong group of swimmers to the Mt. Hood Aquatics MLK Meet this past weekend in Gresham, OR. PAC's contingent of swimmers raced well and came away with over 70 best times! In add...
Jan 7, 2013 - PAC Wins Comfort Suites CAT A/B Open and Breaks Two Team Records
PAC started off 2013 right where it left off winning another meet! This past weekend nearly 80 PAC swimmers competed in the Comfort Suites CAT A/B Open in Corvallis with outstanding results. PAC won...
Jan 5, 2013 - Portland Aquatic Cookbook in the running for Morris Press Cookbook of the Year!
Portland Aquatic Cookbook is for sale in the new year while supplies last! In the running for Morris Press Cookbook of the Year, Portland Aquatic Cookbook is a prize-winner in our eyes no matte...
Jan 5, 2013 - Felicia Anderson Competes at All- Stars
From Oregon Swimming: The 2013 Pacific Coast All Star meet will be January 5-6, 2013 in Santa Rosa California. Southern California, Pacific (California), and Pacific Northwest. Felicia Anderson repre...
Jan 1, 2013 - Senior and Senior Prep Mornings Resume 1/2/13
Happy New Year! All Senior and Senior Prep morning practices resume on Wednesday, January 2 at Columbia pool starting at 6 am!
Dec 21, 2012 - 2013 Swim- A- Thon Starts Now
It?s time to get ready for Swim-A-Thon 2013! PAC will be holding its annual Swim-A-Thon event to raise money critical to funding team operations, and we need YOUR help. Each pool will be holding the...
Dec 18, 2012 - PAC Wins First HEAT Jubilee and Shines at Winter Invite
PAC swimmers displayed some amazing swimming and racing skills this weekend at the first annual HEAT Jubilee and HEAT Winter Invitational at the Shute Aquatic Center in Hillsboro. For many of our swi...
Dec 17, 2012 - PAC Jacket Orders Back by Popular Demand
Swimmers and Parents, Many of you have asked about the beautiful PAC jackets our Zone and National swimmers were wearing last summer and now seen on the kids who purchased them during our special Than...
Dec 13, 2012 - Holiday Training Schedule
PAC's Senior Group will have their annual holiday training workouts at Dishman starting on 12/17 while Mt. Scott and SWCC will have the same schedule over break other than no practice on 12/24, 25, 31...
Dec 12, 2012 - Eight PAC Records Broken at Husky
PAC sent 13 swimmers up to King County Aquatics Center for the 64th Annual Husky Invitational. This year it was quite a meet with over 1000 swimmers coming from Alaska, Montana, Washington, Oregon, U...
Dec 10, 2012 - PAC Cookbook- Orders Extended to 12/31!
Place your orders for Portland Aquatic Cookbook now ! Congratulations, our recipe collection has gone to press! While awaiting the exciting release, we?re taking cookbook orders, so place yours...
Dec 10, 2012 - Monica Bottelberghe SW WA Swimmer of the Year
All-Region Girls Swimming: Monica Bottelberghe Monica Bottelberghe, Columbia River By Paul Danzer Columbian Sports Reporter Monday, December 10, 2012 For the second year in a row, Monica Bottelberghe...
Dec 10, 2012 - HEAT Jubilee and Winter Invite Warm-up Times
Here are the warm-up times for the HEAT Jubille and Winter Invitational this weekend (note the Jubille warm-ups are starting 15 minutes earlier than originally stated and the meet starts 30 minutes ea...
Dec 6, 2012 - This Saturday!! Training Opportunities for New Officials and Trainers
Train the Trainer Clinic and Stroke and Turn Officials Training There will be a Train the Trainer Clinic, to be held 12/08, at 10-11 a.m., to be immediately followed by a Stroke and Turn Clinic from ...
Dec 3, 2012 - PAC Swimmers Shine at FGSC Christmas Invitational
Nearly 100 PAC swimmers competed this past weekend at the Forest Grove Christmas Invitational inside (away from the horrible rain) the Forest Grove Aquatic Center. PAC's swimmers came away with many ...
Dec 3, 2012 - Becoming a Swim Official
Nov 27, 2012 - Husky Invitational Notes
The University of Washington Husky Swimming Foundation is bringing back the Husky Invitational again this year to help with a fund to bring back swimming to the University of Washington and to support...
Nov 27, 2012 - Forest Grove Meet this Weekend
PAC has nearly 100 swimmers competing this weekend at Forest Grove. Please note we willhvae practices at all sites on Friday and Seniors and Senior Preps will have Saturday morning practice from 7- 9...
Nov 21, 2012 - PAC Headwear Orders
PAC hats and beanies are back by popular demand! Order now and have them before winter and the holiday season! We are offering two hats and beanies this year all for only $10 each: 1305 is Mini Ripst...
Nov 21, 2012 - "PAC Friday" Jackets on Sale Now!
Swimmers and Parents, Many of you have asked about the beautiful PAC jackets our Zone and National swimmers were wearing last summer (not our team sweats which you may purchase at JD Pence). By popul...
Nov 19, 2012 - PAC Finishes Third at Hi- Desert Classic
PAC took its annual one day bus trip with great results in the pool with a snowy and fun trip home! We took 35 swimmers and parents to Bend for the Hi Desert Classic which includes a bus trip which s...
Nov 14, 2012 - Thanksgiving Week Schedules (11/17-24) and Holiday Schedule Update
On Saturday, November 17 there will be no workout at Dishman due to the Bend trip for our Senior and Senior Preps. On November 22, Thanksgiving, there will be no workouts at all sites. On Friday, Nov...
Nov 14, 2012 - PAC Fall IN a Huge Success
PAC's first year hosting Fall- In at MHAC may have seen its share of bumps, but the swimmers, coaches, and parents rolled with the broken starting blocks, a team not showing in the heat sheet (thanks ...
Nov 13, 2012 - OSI Top 5 Ceremony Sunday
OSI Top 5 Ceremony Sunday The 2011-2012 Top 5 preview has been posted with 19 PAC swimmers (including Sam Berman listed as Nike) listed. Coach Laurie will represent the PAC coaching staff. All t...
Nov 12, 2012 - Monica Bottelberghe State Champion at Washington 3A HS Championships
Monica Bottelberghe represented Columbia River High School at the Washington State High School Girls 3A Championships in Federal Way, WA this weekend winning the 200 Free in a PAC record of 1:50.05 ...
Nov 6, 2012 - Become an Official
News from Oregon Swimming: Trainings to become Electronic Timers, Trainers, and Stroke and Turn Officials PAC needs more officials! Please attend one of the clinics listed below. ET Clinic at the MA...
Nov 1, 2012 - Train the Trainer Official's Clinic
Former PAC parent and Referee, Christine Cook will host a trainer's clinic next Tuesday, 11/6, at Old Wives Tales, 1300 E. Burnside, at 6:30 p.m. People should contact her at 503-709-4343 or christin...
Oct 30, 2012 - PAC Alumni to Compete in Corvallis Saturday
On Saturday, November 3rd Ivette Dailey- Deaton (OSU) and Jessica Bottelberghe (Boise St) will represent their teams in a college dual meet at 11 am in Corvallis, OR. Ivette is a senior Fly and IM sp...
Oct 29, 2012 - PAC Picture Day, November 3rd at Dishman Pool
Oct 23, 2012 - Swim with the Seniors this Saturday!
Swim with the Seniors Swim Clinic October 27 , 8-9am Back by popular demand! PAC's Senior Swimmers will host a stroke, turn, and start clinic at Dishman from 8-9 am on Saturday, October 27 for the f...
Oct 15, 2012 - Outstanding Swims in Hood River
PAC sent over 100 swimmers from Columbia, Dishman, Mt. Scott, and SWCC to Hood River this weekend for some amazing swimming. For many this was their first experience competing in a USA Swimming meet ...
Oct 10, 2012 - Hood River Harvest of Gold Meet Update!
This is our annual early season ABC meet in Hood River! PAC has nearly 120 Bronze I-II, Silver, Gold, Senior Prep and Senior Swimmers should participating in this meet! Seniors and Senior Preps ar...
Oct 9, 2012 - Fall In Heat Sheet Advertisements with PDF
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Oct 9, 2012 - How to Help PAC by Becoming an Official
PAC is one of the largest team's in Portland and we are expected to supply timers, starters, ET's, referee's, and stroke and turn officials. So, how do you become a certified official (you do not hav...
Oct 9, 2012 - PAC Fall- In Silent Auction Donations with PDF
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Oct 8, 2012 - Coach Laurie Runs the Portland Marathon
Way to go Coach Laurie for completing the Portland Marathon this past weekend! What an accomplishment. PAC is proud of you! Here is Laurie's recap of the event: "Over the Final 6 miles You passed 4...
Oct 8, 2012 - Fitter and Faster Tour at Dishman
The Fitter and Faster Tour came to Dishman Pool this past weekend with Davis Tarwater and Arianna Vanderpool as the guest Olympians. Nearly 80 swimmers from all over Oregon and Washington came to the...
Oct 8, 2012 - PAC Personalized Swim Caps- Deadline 10/10!
Personalized/ Custom PAC Caps Deadline: October 10, 2012 You will be able to order new team PAC Caps in Blue and have your name on them. The deadline to do this is October 10, 2012. It will take a...
Oct 3, 2012 - Last Day to Sign-up! PAC T- Shirts for New and Returning Swimmers and Families
Now is the time to order your PAC 2012- 13 team t- shirt. For all new swimmers these shirts are part of your registration fee! For returning swimmers and parents, siblings, friends, grandparents, ...
Sep 27, 2012 - PAC Scholarship Applications due September 30th
Sep 26, 2012 - Swim with the Seniors Clinic- Still Open!
Swim with the Seniors Swim Clinic September 29 , 8- 9 am at Dishman Pool Back by popular demand! PAC's Senior Swimmers will host a stroke, turn, and start clinic at Dishman from 8-9 am on Saturday, S...
Sep 24, 2012 - PAC 2012-13 General Membership Meeting- Tonight
All PAC Parents, PAC Board Officers, Pool Parents, and Head Coach Jody Braden will present information relating to PAC business and financial matters, and a summary of the team?s accomplishments and c...
Sep 23, 2012 - Portland Aquatic Cookbook - recipe collection ongoing
We continue to welcome recipes, artwork, and business ads for publication in Portland Aquatic Cookbook ! Here?s how! OVERVIEW: All proceeds from the sale of Portland Aquatic Cookbook -- and all ...
Sep 18, 2012 - PAC Gives Back at Blue Makos
PAC Swimmers we are continuing "PAC Gives Back" as last year was a huge success! Our goal is to provide volunteer service to community through the swim programs provided by Portland Parks and Recreat...
Sep 14, 2012 - Fitter & Faster Swim Tour presented by SwimOutlet.com
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Sep 13, 2012 - Mt. Scott Pool Closure Options
During this time of year Mt. Scott closes for two weeks for routine maintenance and PAC aplogizes for this inconvenience to its swimmers. We strongly encourage all of our Mt. Scott swimmers to try to...
Sep 10, 2012 - Max Yakubovich USA Swimming's Academic All- American
USA SWIMMING'S SCHOLASTIC ALL-AMERICA TEAM Each year, USA Swimming recognizes its members who excel both in the classroom and in the pool. The Scholastic All-America Team is made up of high school st...
Sep 10, 2012 - PAC at SWCC Schedule During Pool Closure
Greetings PAC @ SWCC swimmers and families, Quick reminder about practice this week: we will meet in a classroom this week while our pool is undergoing its annual maintenance. Please be prepared to ru...
Sep 3, 2012 - Come Join PAC Sunday! Drop in Tryouts, September 9th at 10 am
Sep 3, 2012 - PAC Welcome Back Pool Party and Picnic
PAC will hold its 2012-2013 Welcome Back Pool Party and Picnic in the park at Grant Pool/ Parkl on Sunday, September 9th from 11:00 am- 2 pm . After some fun in the pool (11 am- Noon), PAC's board w...
Aug 14, 2012 - Outstanding Swims in Colorado
The 2012 Oregon Swimming Zone team finished competing in Grand Junction, Colorado on Sunday with great results. Congratulations to all of our swimmers and Coach Kyle for a great meet. Jack Ivory tie...
Aug 14, 2012 - Follow Max Yakubovich at Junior Nationals
Max Yakubovich is representing PAC at Junior Nationals in Indianapolis, IN this week. Yesterday he competed in the 200 Fly and was just off his best time. Today he will swim the 100 Back in time tri...
Aug 7, 2012 - Great Swims at Sr. Zones
PAC took a small group took to Clovis, CA for the largest Western Zone Senior Championships to date (over 750 swimmers competing with many events having well over 200 entries) with great results. Mon...
Aug 6, 2012 - Nine PAC Records at Senior Sectionals
PAC's Seniors made a splash as a team this weekend at MHAC competing in the NW Section Senior Championships. As a team we broke 9 team records, had 23 top 32 finishes (most ever for PAC), and almost ...
Aug 5, 2012 - Hot Swims on a Hot Night in Gresham
For nearly 60 PAC swimmers the first 100 degree day was their last meet of the 2012 long course season and they responded with swims that were as hot as the day! Milo Hart broke the 13-14 Boys 50 Bre...
Aug 1, 2012 - Summer Blast Four this Weekend
The fourth and last Summer Blast meet is a great A/B/C level meet for all swimmers on PAC who want one last long course meet before break . The meet warm-ups start at 5 pm and will last only 3- ...
Jul 24, 2012 - Follow PAC at Senior Sectionals
Here is the link to real time results to follow our swimmers at Senior Sectionals this week!
Jul 22, 2012 - PAC Third at Oregon State 11 and Over Championships
Congratulations PAC swimmers for your third place finish this weekend at the Oregon State 11 and Over Championships at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center! It was the highest finish ever for PAC! In the pool PAC...
Jul 15, 2012 - One Champion and Great Swims
Isabella Wallace had an outstanding meet capturing a medal in all of her events. She won the 100 breast with a 1:34 and took 3rd in the 50 breast, 50 free, and 100 back. (5th in the 50 back and 100 fr...
Jul 15, 2012 - Beautiful Night = Beautiful Swims at Summer Blast Three
PAC brought nearly 90 swimmers to Mt. Hood Aquatic Center on a beautiful Saturday evening and our swimmers competed just like the night. We added six official new 'A' times to the 11 and and over Sta...
Jul 11, 2012 - Summer Blast Three Heat Sheet
The third Summer Blast meet is Saturday for 80+ PAC swimmers. Any swimmer who makes a new state time must tell their coach or email them by Noon Sunday to be entered in those events. No changes o...
Jul 9, 2012 - PAC Shines in Eugene
PAC took a small group to the TEAM Summer Open in Eugene this past weekend with great results. Thank you Coach Tom for covering the meet and thanks for this report: Under beautiful blue skies Hazel ...
Jul 2, 2012 - Great Swims at Sun Country
PAC took a determined group of Senior and Senior Preps to Bend this weekend for the Sun Country Invitational. Although the meet to not hold up to its name we did have a lot of fun in the sun, rain, l...
Jun 26, 2012 - Coach Jody on "Build a Better You" Radio Program
I was fortunate enough to be in Hawaii supporting my wife on her company's working/ reward convention last week. She earned the trip because of her hard work and commitment she displays day in and da...
Jun 25, 2012 - Great Swimming Despite Horrible Weather
PAC's Senior and Senior Preps competed at the Howard Jones Senior Meet this past weekend with great results despite heavy rain over the weekend. Over half of our team had two or more best times, whic...
Jun 20, 2012 - Howard Jones Warm-ups to Start Earlier
PAC Swimmers and Parents, Warm-ups for this weekend's Howard Jones Memorial Senior Open will begin at 7:30 am each day with the meet starting at 9 am. This will allow finals to beging at approximatel...
Jun 18, 2012 - One Record and Over 150 Best Times at MHAC
This past weekend PAC sent nearly 50 swimmers to the Howard Jones Memorial Age Group Open and the Last Chance for Olympic Trials Qualifier at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center. PAC swam as well as the beautifu...
Jun 15, 2012 - One Record and Nearly 70 Swimmers with 100% Best Times at Summer Blast Two
PAC sent nearly 100 swimmers to chilly Mt. Hood Aquatic Center on Saturday, June 9 for Summer Blast Two and PAC had a blast. Alexander Hatzikos set PAC off with a bang with a new 9-10 Boys record in ...
Jun 15, 2012 - PAC Helps at Last Blue Makos Meet
Thank you to all of the great PAC swimmers who helped out at the Portland Parks Blue Makos meets this year. Let's keep this tradition of giving back going next year! Thank you Aaron Leeb for the phot...
Jun 6, 2012 - Summer Blast Two this Saturday
The Second Summer Blast meet is this Saturday and over 100 swimmers on PAC have entered! Below you will find all of the information necessary for a great meet! Please note it can be chilly at MHA...
Jun 2, 2012 - PAC Swim Clinics for Non- USA Swimmers
May 29, 2012 - One PAC Record at the Speedo Grand Challenge
PAC sent a small group of senior swimmers to in Irvine, CA for the Speedo Grand Challenge. The were numerous Olympians from the United States, Canada, Australia, Mexico, and Japan competing along wit...
May 27, 2012 - Become an Official
A clinic to train stroke and turn officials will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday June 9 at 15509 NE Airport Way in Portland. Interested parents are invited (and strongly encouraged) to attend. Ple...
May 22, 2012 - Two Records Broken at Summer Blast One
PAC's swimmers started the Summer Blast series off with a bang this past weekend at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center with two team records and over 50 swimmers having 100% best times! Thank you to all of the ...
May 18, 2012 - Summer Blast One Update! Heat Sheets Available Now!
The first Summer Blast meet is this Saturday. Meet warm-ups start at 5 pm and the meet will start at 6 pm (the meet will run 6- 8:30 pm). Swimmers, please bring warm clothes as the evening will get ...
May 14, 2012 - 8 PAC Records Broken at MHA Sextathlon
PAC sent 50+ swimmers this weekend to the always fun MHA Sextathlon at Reynolds Pool with great results. PAC swimmers came away with many trophies (four champions), hundreds of best times, and 8 brok...
May 14, 2012 - PAC Swimmer on National Champion Constitution Team
PAC Senior Swimmer, Natina Gilbert, was on Lincoln High School's National Award Winning Constituiton Team! Here is an article from Fox 12: By FOX 12 Staff - email PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Lincoln Hig...
May 7, 2012 - Over 100 Best Times in Bend
PAC took a small but tough group to Bend this past weekend with great results. Our swimmers raced well, achieved many new 'A' times, and came away with over 100 best times! Also, Alexander Hatzikos...
Apr 30, 2012 - 15 PAC Records Broken in Lincoln City
PAC's swimmers competed well in their first meet in over a month for most swimmers. As a team we broke 15 team records, had fun at pizza and even more fun at the bonfire and football game (coach Jody...
Apr 25, 2012 - No Workout Friday Due to Lincoln City
PAC?s annual fun swim meet at the Beach is this weekend! Bring the family swim in the meet and join us at pizza and for more fun at the beach later in the evening! We have over 80 swimmers coming a...
Apr 16, 2012 - PAC Banquet this Sunday!
PAC Awards and Banquet Recognition Event Date: April 22, 2012 Registration Deadline: April 19, 2012- Click Here to go to sign-up page Job Sign-up Deadline: April 19, 2012 Description: It...
Apr 16, 2012 - Swim with the Seniors Clinics
Swim with the Seniors Swim Clinic April 21 , 8-9am Back by popular demand! PAC's Senior Swimmers will host a stroke, turn, and start clinic at Dishman from 8-9 am on Saturday, April 21 for the first...
Apr 10, 2012 - Ellertson Scholarship Fund "Cocktail and Nosh" a Winner
"Cocktail and Nosh" Fundraiser for the Ellertson Scholarship Fund a Winner The support for the Portland Aquatic Club?s Ellertson Scholarship Fund on Saturday evening was amazing. Many current and fo...
Apr 2, 2012 - Six PAC Records Broken at Age Group Regionals
PAC sent 25 swimmers to the largest Championship Meet of the year for our age group swimmers. This year over 1000 swimmers from seven states and 12 LSC's competed against each other in Federal Way. ...
Mar 20, 2012 - PAC Spring Break
Swimmers and Parents, There will be no practices at Columbia, Mt. Scott, PSU, and SWCC March 26- 30 due to spring break. PAC's Seniors and swimmers who will be attending Age Group Regionals will have...
Mar 13, 2012 - Two Records and Hundreds of Best Times at East Metro
PAC sent nearly 100 swimmers to the East Metro Invitational in Gresham last weekend with outsanding results. Alex Hatzikos broke his own 9-10 boys 500 Free record with a 6;16.59 and Aymara Marquez b...
Mar 9, 2012 - PAC Breaks 12 Team Records at Senior Sectionals
PAC took 8 Senior Swimmers to the 2012 Speedo Champions Series NW Section Senior Sectional Championships in Federal Way, WA last weekend with great results. Our swimmers were able to compete against ...
Mar 8, 2012 - PAC Gives Back Spotlighted in USA Swimming
CP GIVES BACK: PAC EMBRACES ITS ROOTS Mike Watkins//Correspondent Long-time USA Swimming corporate partner ConocoPhillips has sponsored our sport for more than 35 years. Today, ConocoPhillips focuses ...
Mar 7, 2012 - East Metro Warm-ups and Officials Needed!
East Metro is this weekend with nearly 100 PAC swimmers entered PAC will need to cover multiple lanes for timing and is expected to bring plenty of officials! Warm-ups: 10U- 7:30 AM (both days), 11 a...
Mar 5, 2012 - Two Records and 8th Place at Senior State
PAC took 12 swimmers to the OSI/ Region XII Senior Championships at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center with great results. PAC finished 8th, won two events (Sam Donohue- 100- 200 Back), broke two team records (...
Mar 1, 2012 - PSU Bonus Practices
PSU Swimmers may join Coach Kyle for some addtional swimming and start work at Dishman starting this Friday afternoon. Coach Kyle will be covering practice for Jody while he is at 11-14 State, Senior...
Feb 27, 2012 - 5th Place and 13 Team Records at 11-14 State
PAC just wrapped up one of its best performances at 11-14 State this weekend finishing 5th behind, THSC, Bend, HEAT, and only 10 points behind Oregon City. We finished with 77% best times and 13 team...
Feb 26, 2012 - PAC's 10 and Unders Rip it Up at State
PAC swam well at the 2012 10 and Under State meet bringing home lots of medals. The 10 and U boys relays were second in medley, 5th in free. Our 8 and U girls were 3rd in the medley and first in the f...
Feb 20, 2012 - Two Titles and Great Performances at High School State
PAC's High School swimmers showed up ready to perform this weekend in Gresham and Federal Way! Thirteen of PAC's Sixteen swimmers competed either in a relay or individual events in Finals on Saturday...
Feb 17, 2012 - President's Day Weekend Schedule
PAC will have practice at Columbia, Mt. Scott, and SWCC tonight as scheduled. Dishman will not have practice due to an elementary school meet, so some of our Seniors will be at the Sites this evening...
Feb 17, 2012 - PAC Swimmers in the News- All About Opportunity
All about opportunity Grant's performance two years ago sparks its title hopes Click here Feb. 14, 2012 / By Cliff Pfenning, oregonsports.com From left, Kevin Wallin, Will Tyrrell and Henry Fellows l...
Feb 14, 2012 - PAC's 10 and Unders Shine at Snowflake
Over 50 PAC 10 and Under swimmers competed on Sunday at PAC's annual Snowflake Invitational at Dishman pool with great success. Over 30 PAC swimmers had 100% or two or more best times and to top it o...
Feb 14, 2012 - Good Luck at High School State
Congratulations to the 16 PAC swimmers competing in the OSAA and WIAA High School State Swimming Championships this weekend in Gresham, OR and Federal Way, WA. PAC had over 30 swimmers compete in...
Feb 14, 2012 - PAC at MHA Last Chance
PAC took a small, but determined group to the MHA Last Chance meet this past Sunday with great results. PAC's swimmers achieved many new 'A' times, battled the flu bug, and raced very well in this sh...
Feb 9, 2012 - Help PAC Reach its Swim A Thon Goal!
Click here to Help PAC! PAC only has 3 weeks left to reach its goal! Please make this our best swim a thon ever! 2012 PAC Swim-A-Thon Help PAC Swim to New Levels EIN: 93-0959104 Location: 7...
Feb 8, 2012 - PAC's Law and Mt. View in the Swim
Mountain View relays in the swim Relay team sets records, prepares for state meet By Paul Valencia Columbian Sports Reporter Wednesday, February 8, 2012 To the untrained eye, a swimming relay exchang...
Feb 7, 2012 - PAC Championship T-Shirts for Swimmers and Parents
Swimmers and parents it is time to order your 2012 Championship T-Shirt! RED short sleeve T-Shirt with PAC logo and 2012 Championship Team on the front and quote on the back ( new picture ). It h...
Feb 2, 2012 - 2012 Ellertson Scholarship DVD's available Now!
Jan 31, 2012 - Four PAC Records Broken at TTSC
PAC swimmers broke four team records this past weekend at the TTSC dueling pools meet. Alex Hatzikos led the way breaking three 9-10 boys records which were over 10 years old! He broke the 100 Free ...
Jan 31, 2012 - Nearly 40 Swimmers with 100% Best Times at VSC
PAC took nearly 100 swimmers to the VSC Winter Invitational this past weekend with outstanding results. PAC won many events, made many new State times and overall swam really tough in Vancouver, WA. ...
Jan 24, 2012 - Great Swims at Washington Open
PAC sent a small but focused group of Senior Group Swimmers to the Washington Open in Federal Way, WA this weekend with great results. We achieved over 50% best times which is outstanding based off o...
Jan 12, 2012 - Inclement Weather Policy
With the talk of snow recently the coaching staff felt we should update our families on PAC's inclement weather policy. In the event of inclement weather, disaster, etc. PAC will follow Portland Publ...
Jan 10, 2012 - PAC Wins CAT A/B Open
Nearly 70 PAC swimmers competed this past weekend in Corvallis at the 2012 CAT A/B Open with outstanding results! PAC finished first with 2781.5 points followed by CAT with 2767 and TTSC with 2233.5....
Jan 9, 2012 - Six PAC Records at All- Stars
Congratulations to Felicia Anderson, Milo Hart, Enrike Marquez, and Sierra Sexton who helped Oregon Swimming and PAC at the 2012 Pacific Coast All- Star Meet in Langley, BC on January 7-8. Our swimme...
Jan 9, 2012 - Swimmers of Note Concert- January 15th- Do not miss out!
You?re sitting in the oldest ? and some would say the prettiest ? church in Portland, surrounded by the PAC community, raising crucial money for your team by being there, listening to beautiful music,...
Jan 9, 2012 - Age Group Stroke Clinic this Saturday!
Swim with the Seniors Swim Clinic January 14 , 8-9am Back by popular demand! PAC's Senior Swimmers will host a stroke, turn, and start clinic at Dishman from 8-9 am on Saturday, January 14 for the ...
Jan 3, 2012 - Swimmers of Note Concert- January 15th!
Swimmers of Note Concert Sunday, January 15, 2012 3- 5 PM The Old Church 1422 SW 11th Avenue Portland, OR Don't miss the incredible event to support the Ellertson Scholarship Fund. All proce...
Dec 20, 2011 - Congratulations Coach Jack
From the American Swim Coaches Webiste: American Swimming Coaches Association Board of Directors Announces ASCA Hall of Fame Class of 2012! The Board of Directors of the American Swimming Coaches Asso...
Dec 16, 2011 - PAC Holiday Training Schedule!
The Holiday Training Schedule has been finalized. Mt. Scott and SWCC will stay the same with January 2nd off ( no PAC sites will have practice on January 2 ). Columbia Pool will train at Dishman f...
Dec 14, 2011 - Three PAC Records at Forest Grove
PAC took over 100 swimmers to Forest Grove this past weekend with great results. We had nearly half of our team achieve 100% best times, Aymara Marquez broke her own 9-10 Girls 100 Fly record with a ...
Dec 12, 2011 - Adventures in Austin!
PAC took five swimmers to Austin, Texas for the 2011 Speedo USA Swimming Junior National Championships. This is the first year PAC took and relay and our largest group of swimmers ever! We had some ...
Dec 5, 2011 - Six Records at Husky Invitational
PAC to 14 swimmers up to Federal for the 63rd annual Husky Inviational put on by the Husky Swimming Foundation. This year was one of the largest ever held with nealry 700 college and USA swimmers com...
Nov 30, 2011 - Monica Bottelberghe Swimmer of the Year
Sophomore won Class 3A state crown in 200 freestyle Thank you to the Columbian for this article and picture! Columbia River High School swimmer Monica Bottelberghe waited a long time to win a 3A sta...
Nov 27, 2011 - Get Ready for FGSC with the Seniors
Get Ready for FGSC Christmas Invitational Senior Swim Clinc December 3, 8-9am Back by popular demand! PAC's Senior Swimmers will host a stroke, turn, and start clinic at Dishman from 8-9 am on Satu...
Nov 22, 2011 - Volunteer at the Optimist Tree Lot!
Volunteers Needed Each year PAC volunteers help the Peninsula Optimists with their Christmas Tree lot at the corner of N. Chautauqua and Lombard near the Columbia Park Pool. In return, the Optimist d...
Nov 21, 2011 - Columbia Pool Closure Schedule Update!
Unfortunately Columbia Pool will be closed for about six weeks for pool maintenance (11/20- 01/01/12). We understand this a minor inconvenience to our team and our families and have been working with ...
Nov 20, 2011 - PAC 4th at Bend Hi- Desert Classic
PAC took a small group of Senior and Senior Preps for the one day Hi- Desert Classic in Bend on Saturday, November 20th with great results. PAC finished 4th overall behind BEND, CAT, and HEAT (only t...
Nov 15, 2011 - 21 PAC Swimmers to be Honored Sunday
This Sunday 21 PAC swimmers will receive awards for placing among the top 5 swimmers in their respective age groups this past year in Oregon Swimming at the Oregon Swimming Awards Ceremony in Canby! ...
Nov 14, 2011 - Bottelberghe Wins 200 Free at Washington State High School 3A Champs
Monica Bottelberghe won her first high school state swimming title this past weekend at the Washington State 3A Swimming Champs in Federal Way, WA. Monica easily won the 200 Free with a new PAC recor...
Nov 10, 2011 - Five Records and Nearly 80% Best Times as a Team at Fall-In and Thank You!
PAC hosted an amazing Fall- In this weekend at Lewis and Clark. First off thank you to our three meet directors (Daniel, Heather, and Sean) who did an amazing job with their first meet. Thank you to...
Nov 7, 2011 - Stroke and Turn Clinic in Hazel Dell on November 8 and Camas November 16
What: Stroke and Turn Official Clinic When: Tuesday, November 8th 6:30 pm-8:00 pm Where: Round Table Pizza , Hazeldell (Tentative) What to bring: all you need is something to write with! Thank you t...
Oct 31, 2011 - Yakubovich 10th in USA Swimming's Top 10
Max Yakubovich finished 10th in the nation in the 15 year old boys 200 Fly last year with his 1:51.02 at last year's Speedo Sectional meet. Congratulations, Max! USA Swimming's Top 10 SCY Men's Times...
Oct 26, 2011 - PAC Latex Name Cap Order Extended!
For those of you interested in custom or name caps we have extended the latex order only as the cap company will not fill our order until we have at least 20 addtional caps ordered. So, please order ...
Oct 21, 2011 - PAC Gives Back
PAC Swimmers! The team is launching a new program this year called "PAC Gives Back." Our goal is to provide volunteer service to community through the swim programs provided by Portland Parks and Recr...
Oct 19, 2011 - Get Ready for Fall- In with the Seniors Stroke Clinic
Get Ready for Fall- In Senior Swim Clinc October 29, 8-9am Back by popular demand! PAC's Senior Swimmers will host a stroke, turn, and start clinic at Dishman from 8-9 am on Saturday, October 29 fo...
Oct 18, 2011 - Fall IN Heat Sheet Ads and Silent Auction Help Needed!
The Fall In Meet is a great opportunity to get some of your fund raising requirements out of the way. There are not many so this is the time! Here are a couple of opportunities: Heat Sheet O'Rama: As...
Oct 18, 2011 - Three PAC Swimmers on USA Swimming Scholastic All- America Team
From USA Swimming: USA SWIMMING'S SCHOLASTIC ALL-AMERICA TEAM Each year, USA Swimming recognizes its members who excel both in the classroom and in the pool. The Scholastic All-America Team is made ...
Oct 10, 2011 - PAC Picture Day Coming Soon!
SMILE . . . It?s PAC TEAM PICTURE Time! DATE : Saturday, October 22, 2010 TIME: 7:30 a.m. (sharp) - 9:00 a.m. be there at 7:00 a.m. so we can get organized....
Oct 10, 2011 - PAC Second at Hood River Harvest of Gold
PAC took nearly 100 swimmers to Hood River, OR this past weekend with great results. Bend won the meet with 4451.5 points to our 4356, and OCST (1757). PAC had 74% best times for our first meet of ...
Oct 5, 2011 - Hood River Meet this Weekend!
This is our annual early season ABC meet in Hood River with 99 PAC swimmers attending. Parents please read the information below and be sure to have your swimmer at the meet on time for warm-ups. Me...
Oct 5, 2011 - PAC Mentoring Program
PAC is happy to launch a mentoring program for new swimmers! This brand new program will match up experienced swimmers with younger team members and help them get a great start to their competitive sw...
Sep 27, 2011 - 2011- 12 PAC General Membership Meeting
Parents, Thank you to all of you who attended our general membership meeting last night. It was a great meeting! Feel free to ask your coach questions and if you missed the meet plesae log into your...
Sep 27, 2011 - 2011- 12 PAC T-Shirts for New and Returning Swimmers
Swimmers and Parents, Now is the time to order your PAC 2011- 12 team T- shirt. For all new swimmers these shirts are FREE ! For returning swimmers and parents, siblings, friends, grandparents, th...
Sep 26, 2011 - Custom PAC Swim Caps! Order Now!!
Custom PAC Caps $15.00 each for Silicone $8.50 each for Latex (Must order 2 caps per name) Deadline: October 12, 2011 You will be able to order new team PAC Caps in Blue and have your n...
Sep 21, 2011 - Swim with the Seniors Stroke and Turn Clinic
Senior Swim Clinc October 1, 8-9am Back by popular demand! PAC's Senior Swimmers will host a stroke, turn, and start clinic at Dishman from 8-9 am on Saturday, October 1 for the first 25 ( due to...
Sep 21, 2011 - PAC Headwear Available Now!
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Sep 19, 2011 - PAC Tryouts!
PAC has limited space at PSU, Mt. Scott and Columbia Pools. If you would like to drop by any of those pools please come by Columbia btween 4:30- 6 pm (M- F or email coach Tom ) or PSU on M,T, Th bet...
Sep 19, 2011 - What to do while Mt. Scott is closed
During this time of year Mt. Scott closes for two weeks for routine maintenance and PAC aplogizes for this inconvenience to its swimmers. We strongly encourage all of our Mt. Scott swimmers to try to...
Sep 15, 2011 - PAC Online Registration is Open!
The Portland Aquatic Club ONLINE Registration is now ready. Returning Swimmers may re-register today. New Swimmers may register after they have tried out with a coach and have been accepted to a s...
Sep 7, 2011 - Welcome Back to PAC!
Dear PAC Families, Welcome to the 2011-12 Swim Year! It is great to see PAC swimmers in the pool again, and their parents, faithfully driving them all over town. Really though, I hope that you have ...
Sep 6, 2011 - PAC Picnic
PAC will hold its 2011-2012 Picnic/ fun in the pool at Grant Pool on Sunday, September 11th from 11:00 am- Noon, at Grant Pool . After some fun in the pool, PAC will host a picnic lunch provided by ...
Sep 1, 2011 - PAC Top 10 at Sr Zones
PAC took nine swimmers to the Senior Zone meet in Clovis, CA back in early August (we finally got the final results) and PAC finished among the top 10 teams! Our swimmers did an outstanding job at th...
Aug 22, 2011 - Summer Blast Four- Two Records and Many Best Times!
PAC, Jessica Bottelberghe, and Aymara Marquez finished the 2011 season with two records at Summer Blast Four. Jessica went out in style with a team record in the 50 Back (31.26) while swimming in he...
Aug 14, 2011 - Bottelberghe Dominates Final Day of Zones
On the final night of Zones Monica Bottelberghe swam three events and won all three! To start of the night she won the 15-16 100 Free with a 58.81 which tied the Zone record which was set in 1992 and...
Aug 13, 2011 - One Record at Junior Nationals
Jessica Bottelberghe and Max Yakubovich represented PAC at the USA Swimming Junior Nationals at Stanford University this past week. Max broke PAC's Men's 400 IM record by 2 seconds with a 4:47.98!
Aug 13, 2011 - Last Summer Blast Tomorrow
The Last Summer Blast meet is a great A/B/C level meet for all swimmers on PAC. The meet will be Sunday, August 14th . Coach Sheri will be at the meet! This is the last meet of the year unless you a...
Aug 11, 2011 - PAC with Cullen Jones
Tess Fleming, Milo Hart, and Claire Bacon- Brenes met up with Cullen Jones and Janet Evans recently and here is a great picture with Cullen thanks to Wendy Fleming!
Aug 1, 2011 - Four PAC Swimmers Named to OSI Zone Team
Felicia Anderson, Monica Bottelberghe, Enrike Marquez, and Sierra Sexton will represent PAC and Oregon Swimming in Colvis, CA on August 9-13. Coach Jesse will be joining them on the trip as a member ...
Aug 1, 2011 - Five State Champions and Four Team Records at 11 and Over State
PAC's 11 and Over swimmers competed this past weekend at Amazon Pool in Eugene, OR finishing 6th overall, breaking four team records, winning five events and placing four swimmers on the OSI Zone team...
Jul 25, 2011 - Six PAC Records at Sr Sectionals
PAC broke six team records this past week at the 2011 Western Region Sr Sectional Swimming Championships at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center. Leading the way was Ida Donohue who broke two 13-14 Girls records ...
Jul 25, 2011 - PAC Burgerville Night Tomorrow!
Hello all you hungry PAC swimmers! Our senior team will once again be meeting your dinner needs by serving you and cleaning up your mess at the Burgerville on SE 26th and Powell on Tuesday July 26th...
Jul 18, 2011 - Two Records at 10 and Under Champs
Everyone enjoyed the Bend hospitality and facilities and our swimmers came to race. We had many best times and spectacular performances. Isabella Wallace led the way with a first place finish in the 5...
Jul 14, 2011 - Property of PAC Shirts are Back!
Short Sleeve Distressed gray T-shirts with Navy print: Front: Property of Portland Aquatic Club 2010-2011 Back: List of Championship meets this summer $12 each Please sign-up online by July 20th. ...
Jul 12, 2011 - PAC's Texas Adventure
Jul 5, 2011 - One Record and Hot Swims at Summer Blast Three
On a beautiful Holiday Weekend nearly 80 PAC swimmers stayed in town and competed at Summer Blast Three with great results! Alexander Hatzikos broke the 9-10 boys 400 Free record by nearly 10 seconds...
Jul 1, 2011 - New Heat Sheet for Summer Blast Three (as of 9 am Friday)
The third Summer Blast meet is a great A/B/C level meet for all swimmers on PAC . This is your last chance to make 10 and Under and 11 and Over State! There is construction going on at MHAC, so th...
Jun 27, 2011 - One Record and a Third Place Finish at Howard Jones Memorial Open
PAC's Senior and Senior Preps shined in the sun this past weekend at the Howard Jones Memorial Senior Open at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center! Ida Donohue led the way with a team record in the 13-14 Girls 20...
Jun 27, 2011 - PAC Help at Optimist Fireworks Stand
Hi PAC families - The Optimists still have lots of spots open on the schedule for their fireworks stands. In return for our help, the Optimists donate money to our team which helps defray our costs ...
Jun 27, 2011 - PAC Burgerville Night
PAC Burgerville Night: You've seen them plow through the water, now come see how well they perform on land! Please come out and support your PAC swim team and let the Senior Swimmers who are headed ...
Jun 21, 2011 - Great Swims at Howard Jones Age Group Meet
PAC took 7th place with 113.5 pts at the Howard Jones Memorial Age Group Open at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center this past weekend. Those scoring points were: Alex Hatzikos, Alina Bibik, Aymara Marquez, Skye ...
Jun 17, 2011 - Summer Training Schedule Starts Monday
On Monday, June 20 PAC moves to its summer schedule with the Seniors and Senior Preps training at Montavilla (6-8 am swimming and dryland) and MHAC (9-11:15ish- depends on lanelines). Please wat...
Jun 13, 2011 - No Practice Friday
Due to staff in-services at all Portland Parks pools there will be no practice at any of PAC's sites on Friday, June 17th. Many of you will be at the Howard Jones Age Group meet on Friday and the res...
Jun 6, 2011 - Summer Blast Two= Sun, Best Times and One PAC Record!
The Second Summer Blast of 2011 was amazing with over half of our swimmers leaving the meet with 100% times! Thank you to all of you who gave up a wonderful evening for an even better night of swimm...
Jun 1, 2011 - Swim with the Seniors Stroke Clinic
Sign-up today! Swim with the Seniors Stroke and Turn Clinic June 11, 8-9am Back by popular demand! PAC's Senior Swimmers will host a stroke, turn, and start clinic at Dishman from 8-9 am on Saturda...
May 31, 2011 - One Record and Over 100 Best Times at Big Wave Decathlon
PAC's age group swimmers braved the wind, some rain, and even some surprise sunshine this weekend at the CRST Big Wave Decathlon held at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center. Coach Tom said Alex Hatzikos and Skye...
May 24, 2011 - Chilly Summer Blast One!
The first Summer Blast meet of the 2011 Long course season was held at the chilly Mt. Hood Aquatics Center this past Saturday night. Over 60 PAC swimmers braved the chilly conditions and all were rew...
May 16, 2011 - Great Swims at MHA
PAC sent a small, but strong group of swimmers to the MHA Sextathlon this weekend at David Douglas. Our swimmers competed well, had a lot of best times, tons of smiles, and came home with lots of tro...
May 16, 2011 - PAC at CAT Open
PAC took a group of about 30 swimmers to Corvallis this past weekend for the annual CAT A/B Open. For most of our swimmers this was their first long course meet of the year and for others it was thei...
May 12, 2011 - CAT Meet Afternoon Warm-up Changes and Timeline Update
A great early LCM meet in Corvallis for all swimmers with at least ?B? times (typically Silver and above swimmers). Please note this year the 13 and older swimmers must have B+ times. Senior swimmer...
May 10, 2011 - One Record and Hundreds of Best Times in Bend
PAC sent a group of 50 age group to senior swimmers to a great meet in Bend over Mother's Day weekend. Thank you to Bend Swim Club for hosting PAC, LOSC, HRVST, and SSS over the weekend. It was a gr...
May 2, 2011 - PAC Wins Lincoln City
Congratulations to all of our PAC swimmers who competed at the Lincoln City Spring Invitational on April 29- May 1, 2011. PAC won the meet with a combined team score of 1834.50 to Bend's 1499.50 and ...
Apr 28, 2011 - Lincoln City Update
PAC?s annual fun swim meet at the Beach! Bring the family swim in the meet and join us at pizza and for more fun at the beach later in the evening! Team Football game on the beach Saturday night! ...
Apr 25, 2011 - PAC Raffle Results !!
Congratulations to the following people who won prizes in the PAC Raffle at the Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 23rd. 1st prize ticket won by Wade Hampton sold by Kathryn A Hampton-Wonder (SWCC) 2...
Apr 21, 2011 - PAC Banquet Saturday!!
Welcome to the 2010-2011 Annual PAC Dessert, Recognition, and Award Ceremony! Our swimmers, coaches, and volunteers have worked exceptionally hard all year long, and it's time to come together and re...
Mar 21, 2011 - Five PAC Swimmers and Coach Jody off to United States Olympic Training Center
30 ahtletes were chosen to participate in the Senior Altitude Camp in Colorado Springs (the USA Olympic Training Center), April 28 - May 1, including Five from PAC. Coach Jody was selected to attend ...
Mar 21, 2011 - Four Records and a 24th Place Finish
PAC just wrapped up its very successful short course season with a 24th place finish at the NW Section Age Group Regional Championships in Federal Way, WA. PAC took a small, but strong group of swimm...
Mar 16, 2011 - Swim with the Seniors Stroke and Turn Clinic
Swim with the Seniors Stroke and Turn Clinic April 2, 8-9am Back by popular demand! PAC's Senior Swimmers will host a stroke, turn, and start clinic at Dishman from 8-9 am on Saturday, April 2nd for ...
Mar 15, 2011 - 12 PAC Records at Senior Sectionals
PAC took ten senior swimmers up to King County Aquatic Center for the 2011 Speedo Champions Series NW Section Senior Championships last week finishing 33rd out of over 120 teams! PAC's swimmers swam ...
Mar 7, 2011 - One Record at Senior State
PAC took 16 seniors swimmers to Senior State this weekend with great results. Brandon Risley (4 best times) added two new Senior Sectional cuts while Alex Johnson (3 best times) added one and Diego B...
Mar 7, 2011 - PAC Swarms East Metro
PAC's swimmers continued their success at Reynolds pool this past weekend with more Age Group Regional times, and hundreds of best times! PAC had over 60 swimmers participate in the East Metro Invita...
Mar 3, 2011 - Follow PAC on Twitter
If you want to follow PAC on twitter to get the latest updates on fast swimming or updates on workout time changes, etc. Please go to twitter and follow us @swimpac !
Mar 2, 2011 - East Metro Warm-up Update
Warm-ups: Morning Session: 10U- 7:30 AM (both days) Afternoon Session: 11 and Overs- Saturday: 11:30 am and Sunday: 11:00 am. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of warm-ups and check in ...
Feb 28, 2011 - Two Champions and an 8th Place Finish for PAC at 11-14 State
PAC took 20+ swimmers to Corvallis this past weekend for the 2011 OSI 11-14 State Championships with great results. PAC's swimmers broke three team records, finished 8th (two points out of 7th place)...
Feb 26, 2011 - 11-14 Champs Updates!
PAC has 26 swimmers participating in the 2011 OSI 11-14 State Championship meet in Corvallis, OR. We understand there may be some weather issues on Friday (possibly Thursday), so please use your bes...
Feb 24, 2011 - Snow Policy Reminder and Update!
Swimmers and Parents, In the event of snow or other weather related events PAC will close its age group sites (Columbia, SWCC, Mt. Scott, PSU) if Portland Public Schools are closed. The Senior's will...
Feb 22, 2011 - Congratulations to Jack Ivory!
Congratulations to Jack Ivory! The winner in this years Swim-A-Thon Grand Prize Drawing for an I-Touch. Thanks Jack for helping make PAC the Best Team in Portland!
Feb 21, 2011 - Two Victories and One PAC Record at 10 and Under State
PAC sent a strong group of 10 and Under swimmers down to Springfield, OR for the 2011 OSI 10 and Under Championships this past weekend (Coach Tom scred the meet and we would have been 4th). Alexander...
Feb 21, 2011 - PAC Swimmers Rock at Oregon and Washington State High School Championships
PAC had 11 Senior swimmers competing in three different High School Swimming Championships in Oregon and Washington this past weekend. Our swimmers swam very well on very little rest for these meets!...
Feb 17, 2011 - Special Order: Property of Portland Aquatic Club Shirts!
Distressed gray T-shirts with Navy print: Property of Portland Aquatic Club 2010-1011 $10 each Please sign-up online by February 24th . Indicate your exact size and number you wish to order in the no...
Feb 14, 2011 - PAC Swimmers Achieve over 100 Best Times at Snowflake
PAC had over 70 swimmers participate in the PAC 10 and Under Snowflake meet at Dishman on Sunday, February 13. PAC had over 60% of its swimmers achieve two or more best times and we had a large numbe...
Feb 14, 2011 - PAC's Senior Swimmers Compete at High School Districts
PAC had 20 Senior and Senior Prep swimmers compete in five different High School District meet this past weekend with great results. PAC swimmers won seven events at those meets! Leading the way was...
Feb 14, 2011 - Law and Davani Shine at High School Districts
Thank you to the Columbian Newspaper for this article: KELSO ? With a 10-year string of district championships, the Mountain View boys swimming team was hardly short on motivation during the Class ...
Feb 14, 2011 - Eight 'A' Times at Canby Valentine's Meet
PAC sent a small but determined group to the Canby Valentine's Day meet on Sunday, February 13th. The 20+ PAC swimmers were focused on best times and new 'A' times! They came home with eight 'A' tim...
Feb 10, 2011 - Swim-A-Thon 2010 Exceeds Goal of $30,000!
As of February 10th, 2011 the new official total for the PAC 2010 Swim-A-Thon is: $30,043.21!!!!! Thank you to all those who participated and all of you who help make PAC the Best Team in Portlan...
Feb 10, 2011 - Snowflake Warm-Up and Start Time Change
Feb 2, 2011 - Senior and Senior Prep Practice Updates
The Seniors will not have practice at Dishman on the next few Friday afternoons due to high school and CYO meets: 2/4, 11, 18. Any senior who does not have a high school meet on that day should atte...
Feb 1, 2011 - Two PAC Records and Hundreds of Best Times at VSC
PAC had an outstanding meet at VSC this past weekend. Thanks to all of the PAC parents who helped out and to Phil Volker he set up our timing system for VSC. In the pool Felicia Anderson broke the 1...
Feb 1, 2011 - Come Swim at PSU for PAC!
The PSU pool at the Stott Center is a great site for new and existing swimmers. New, beginning and intermediate swimmers (Bronze I, II and Silver) will benefit from the smaller group sizes which allow...
Jan 24, 2011 - Snowflake Meet Entry Extended
PAC still has room in its annual Snowflake Invitational on Sunday, February 13th. All PAC 10 and Under swimmers should be entered in this meet. This will be your last chance to make state. If you ...
Jan 24, 2011 - Canby Meet Added for 11 and Overs in need of Last Chance!
PAC has a replacement for the Maverick Meet. The Canby Valentine's invitational is for PAC 11 and Over Swimmers who are in need of state times or more state times (10 and Unders must enter our Snowfl...
Jan 24, 2011 - PAC Second at Washington Open
PAC took a small, but strong group of swimmers up to King County Aquatic Center for the 2011 Washington Open which had over 600 swimmers from WA, OR, ID, AK, CA, MT competing. PAC had the 8th largest...
Jan 14, 2011 - Certified ET Clinic Coming Soon!
Anyone who would like to train to become a certified electronic timing official, we have found a trainer who will conduct a clinic for us at the Oregon Swimming office on SW Skyline Blvd. Please Cont...
Jan 14, 2011 - PAC and VSC to Host Starter Clinic
Vancouver Swim Club and PAC are jointly hosting a clinic for certified stroke and turn officials who want to become starters. Tuesday, January 25, 2010 at Roundtable Pizza on Highway 99 in Vancouver....
Jan 14, 2011 - Officials Must Complete Background Checks by February 15, 2011
All certified officials must complete a USA Swimming background check by Feb. 15, 2010. For more information and the online form, see the USA Swimming website . Start your background check here
Jan 10, 2011 - Four PAC Records Broken at CAT and All- Stars
Nearly 60 PAC swimmers competed in two meets this weekend in Gresham and Corvallis with great results. Felicia Anderson and Enrike Marquez (with Coach Jesse) represented PAC and Oregon Swimming at th...
Jan 6, 2011 - PAC to Host a Clinic for New Officials on January 19th!
PAC swim parent/ swim official Mia Mahedy- Sexton will be hosting a stroke and turn officials clinic on January 19, 2011! Please note becoming an official helps the meets run faster and is the easies...
Dec 17, 2010 - Swimmers of Note Concert--One week from today
Swimmers of Note Concert Help raise funds for our Ellertson Scholarship Fund by attending this entertaining and fun event. The PAC musicians will impress you with their talent. The Oregon Symphony mus...
Dec 16, 2010 - Anderson and Marquez Named to Oregon All- Star Team
Congratulations Felicia Anderson and Enrike Marquez for being named to the 2011 Oregon All- Star Team which will compete at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center on Janaury 8-9. They will compete against swimmers ...
Dec 15, 2010 - PAC Swim a Thon Featured on Out and About with Drew Carney!
This morning (thanks to Angie Toops- except for the 4 am wake up) PAC was featured on KGW Newschannel 8's Out and About with Drew Carney! About 20 PAC swimmers showed up at Columbia Pool to do their ...
Dec 14, 2010 - One PAC Record in Atlanta
PAC sent Jessica Bottelberghe, Henry Fellows, Kyle Law, and Max Yakubovich to USA Swimming Junior National Championships in Atlanta, GA on December 9-12, 2010 with great results. Max led the way with...
Dec 14, 2010 - One Record at Holiday Dual Meet in Sandy
Isabella Wallace broke the 8 and Under Girls 100 Back record at the Holiday Dual Meet in Sandy on December 4th with a 1:25.93. Here are PAC's improvements and watch for more details on the meet.......
Dec 6, 2010 - Three Records at Husky
PAC took 10 swimmers up to the 62nd Husky Invitational, hosted by the Husky swimming Foundation at King County Aquatics Center in Federal Way, WA (PAC was 9th overall). PAC swam very well with Henry ...
Dec 1, 2010 - Christmas Tree Lot Help
PAC is looking for volunteers to help at the Optimist Christmas Tree Lot. If you would like to get some volunteer hours, please look at the available times below and email Deb Volker right away if...
Dec 1, 2010 - PAC Wins FGSC and Sets Six Records at Forest Grove
PAC sent over 100 swimmers to the Forest Grove Christmas Invitational this past weekend with incredible results (we won with 4809 points followed by FGSC 3770 and HEAT 2363). We broke six PAC records...
Nov 30, 2010 - Bottelberghe SW WA Swimmer of the Year
Congratulations to PAC's own Jessica Bottelberghe the 3A Swimmer of the year. Also, great job Monica Bottelberghe for her first team performances in the 100-200 Free! Thanks to Tim Martinez from th...
Nov 22, 2010 - Coach Tom Wins Coaching Excellence Award at OSI Awards Ceremony
Nov 22, 2010 - Great Swims at IMX Games
PAC sent 12 swimmers to the 2010 IMX Extreme Games at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center on November 19-20 with great results. All of our swimmers came home with plaques and PAC came home with over 40 best time...
Nov 22, 2010 - PAC Seniors at Bend Hi Desert Classic
PAC's Senior and Senior Preps took a wonderful bus ride to Bend on Saturday, November 20th and swam very well at an early season meet. PAC had nearly 30 best times and raced very well in all events! ...
Nov 17, 2010 - IMX Meet Now Two Days!!
This is the second year of USA Swimming?s IMX Games for 11-14 year old swimmers. Please note the updates on the meet: Meet days and Warm-up Changes! Please note the meet is now 2 days! Friday please...
Nov 17, 2010 - Bottelberghe Sisters Shine at Washinton State High School Championships
Jessica and Monica Bottelberghe represented PAC and Columbia Rive High School last weekend at the WIAA Girls 3A Swimming Championships in Federal Way, WA. Jessica, a senior, finished second in the 2...
Nov 11, 2010 - Bottelberghe Signs with Boise State
Two state-bound swimmers sign with Boise State Several other prep athletes make their college choices By Paul Valencia Columbian Sports Writer Thursday, November 11, 2010 It was a big day for several...
Nov 8, 2010 - PAC Wins Fall- IN!
PAC hosted the Fall- IN this past weekend with amazing results in and out of the water. First off thank you to Pam Terry and her crew of volunteers for working so hard behind the scenes to put on suc...
Nov 8, 2010 - PAC Swimmers in Columbian Newspaper
Clark County high school swimmers keep aiming high Tim Martinez: High schools By Columbian Staff Monday, November 8, 2010 High school swimming has come a long way in my 10-year tenure at The Columbian...
Oct 26, 2010 - Two PAC Records and a Second Place Finish at Quad Meet
Twenty two PAC seniors competed in the Mt Hood Quad Invitational on October 23-24 at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center. Due to the windy- wet weather the meet was moved indoors but our swimmers really enjoyed ...
Oct 18, 2010 - PAC Finishes Second at Hood River and Breaks Five Records
Over 100 PAC swimmers spent the weekend at the Hood River Diamond Fruit Harvest of Gold Invitational in Hood River, Oregon. PAC swam extremely well finishing second behind Bend (4725.5- 3795)! PAC's...
Oct 6, 2010 - Next Wave of talent: Champs help freshman sisters
Next Wave of talent at River, Bay Champs Cannon, Bottelberghe help freshman sisters By Paul Valencia Columbian Sports Writer Photo By Zachary Kaufman The Columbian Wednesday, October 6, 2010 Monica B...
Oct 4, 2010 - 2011 PAC T-Shirt Orders for New and Returning Swimmers
Oct 1, 2010 - PAC Team Picture Day- October 23, 2010
Sep 30, 2010 - Help PAC at Fall- In Silent Auction
Help PAC and fulfill your fundraising commitment by donating to the FALL-IN SILENT AUCTION! Do you enjoy making gift baskets? Is your house full of new and (very) lightly used items? Do you have a...
Sep 24, 2010 - Three PAC swimmers on USA Swimming Scholastic All- American Team
From USA Swimming: USA SWIMMING'S SCHOLASTIC ALL-AMERICA TEAM Each year, USA Swimming recognizes its members who excel both in the classroom and in the pool. The Scholastic All-America Team is made ...
Sep 23, 2010 - PAC Stroke and Turn Officials Clinic
PAC will be hosting it's first stroke and turn clinic on Saturday, Octotber 9th at 6:30 pm, at the Sexton's home. Please join Mia and Chris Cook for a 2-3 hour clinic on officiating (this is for par...
Sep 23, 2010 - Custom PAC Caps
Custom PAC Caps Deadline: October 10, 2010 You will be able to order new team PAC Caps in Blue and have your name on them. The deadline to do this is October 10, 2010. It will take a few weeks t...
Sep 19, 2010 - "Cocktail and Nosh" Fundraiser Tomorrow
Support the Portland Aquatic Club?s Ellertson Scholarship Fund by joining Scott and Mandy Ellertson at their home for "Cocktail and Nosh" Saturday, September 25, at 7 p.m. For just $25/person, share t...
Sep 19, 2010 - Scholarship Applications due September 30
All applications for scholarship funding are due by September 30th. Check under PAC Scholarships through the "Parent Info" tab for instructions and the application form. For questions, email Janis Mc...
Sep 15, 2010 - 22 PAC Swimmers on Top 5 List
Congratulations to the 22 PAC swimmers on the 2009-10 Oregon Swimming Top List! Great job to all of you and to those who were not on it last year without you we would not be where we are today! Next...
Sep 15, 2010 - General Membership Meeting 9/20/10
Please plan to attend the annual PAC Members meeting. Date: September 20, 2010 Time: 6:30- 8:30 pm Location: Lorenzen Auditorium at Emanuel Hospital The Conference Center is located in the lower le...
Sep 10, 2010 - PAC Tryouts and Picnic Sunday- Updated!
PAC will hold its 2010-2011 tryouts at Grant Pool on Sunday, September 12th from 10:00 am- Noon (just bring your suit, towel and goggles and relax we just want to see your great strokes) . Following...
Aug 24, 2010 - "Cocktail and Nosh" Fundraiser for the Ellertson Scholarship Fund
Support the Portland Aquatic Club?s Ellertson Scholarship Fund by joining Scott and Mandy Ellertson at their home for "Cocktail and Nosh" Saturday, September 25, at 7 p.m. For just $25/person, share...
Aug 17, 2010 - Four Records at Zones!
PAC sent four swimmers to represent Oregon at the 2010 Western Zone Swimming Championships in San Jose, CA on August 10-14. Leading the way was our girls with Monica Bottelberghe (two second place fi...
Aug 17, 2010 - Three Records and Hundreds of Best Times at Last Summer Blast
PAC participated in Summer Blast #4 at Mt. Hood on Friday, August 6th with hundreds of best times and records broken by Monica Bottelberghe (13-14- 50 Back and Breast) and Garen Marter in the 11-12 Bo...
Aug 17, 2010 - Two Records at Junior Nationals
Jessica Bottelberghe competed at the 2010 Speedo USA Swimming Junior Nationals in Irvine, CA on August 9-13 and she swam very well breaking two PAC records in the 200 Free (2:07.25) and 200 IM (2:22.1...
Aug 17, 2010 - Three Records at Senior Zones
PAC sent 10 swimmers to the second annual Western Zone Senior Championships in Fresno, CA on August 6-8. Henry Fellows and Max Yakubovich led the way with Henry breaking the 200 IM record (2:12.74- 2...
Aug 2, 2010 - PAC Breaks 19 Records at 11 and Over State
PAC finished fifth this weekend at the 2010 Oregon Swimming 11 and Over Swimming Championships at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center. It was a close battle for second, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth with THSC ...
Aug 2, 2010 - Four PAC Swimmers Named to Oregon Zone Team
Congratulations to Felicia Anderson, Monica Bottelberghe, Ethan Hanson, and Garen Marter for being named to the 2010 Oregon Zone Team! They will leave on Monday, August 9th to compete in San Jose, CA...
Jul 31, 2010 - Last Summer Blast Moved to Friday and Special Mt. Hood Workouts!
The Last Summer Blast meet is a great way for our A/B/C swimmers on PAC to end their season. Please note the meet has been moved to Friday, August 6th due to a conflict at MHAC. We aplogize for a...
Jul 26, 2010 - 24 PAC Records Broken at Senior Sectionals
PAC sent 17 swimmers to the 2010 Speedo Western Region Senior Sectional Swimming Championships at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center last week at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center. PAC swam extremely well having 32 best ...
Jul 21, 2010 - Videos of PAC Relays at Senior Sectionals
Videos of PAC's men and women relays are posted on YouTube. Search on "SwimPACOregon" to find the videos. Updates will be added each day. The following videos are available: 200 free relays for Women'...
Jul 18, 2010 - Six PAC Records Broken at Summer Blast Three
Nearly 100 PAC Swimmers participated in the third Summer Blast of 2010 with great results! PAC broke six team records and added several new state times and narrowly missed many more! On a nearly per...
Jul 14, 2010 - Summer Blast This Weekend!
The third Summer Blast (#2 for PAC) meet is a great A/B/C level meet for all swimmers on PAC . This is your last chance to make 11 and Over State! Swimmers with new ?A? times must be submitted to y...
Jul 12, 2010 - Two Records and Three State Champions
PAC's 10 and Unders started off the Championship season with a bang this past weekend in Albany, OR breaking two team records and bringing home three State Champions! At the meet Isabella Wallace (fo...
Jul 12, 2010 - PAC Tryouts- September 12, 2010
Jul 6, 2010 - Swim Clinics for Summer League Swimmers
Jun 29, 2010 - July 5th Workout Schedule Changes
On Monday July 5th the Seniors and Senior Preps will train only at Montavilla from 10 am- Noon. Jesse's Creston group will swim from 5:15- 6:30 pm and Tom and Laurie's group will train at their regul...
Jun 28, 2010 - PAC Senior Team Third at Sun Country Invitational
PAC sent 21 Senior and Senior Preps to Bend for the Sun Country Invitational on June 25- 27 and PAC came home with a victory in the Men's division (PAC 637.5 to Bend's 504.5) and the Women finished th...
Jun 16, 2010 - 7 Records and Over 200 Best Times at Howard Jones
PAC swimmers showed how tough they were this past weekend at the Howard Jones Memorial Open smashing seven team records and recording over 200 best times! Our swimmers raced well in the cold, wet out...
Jun 15, 2010 - Law and Volker Compete at 5K Open Water Nationals
Kyle Law and Daniel Volker competed in their first national championship event in Long Beach, CA on June 6th at the USA Swimming 5K Open Water Championships. Both boys swam admirably competing agains...
Jun 1, 2010 - One Record and Lots of Great Swims at CRST
PAC sent 30 brave swimmers and coaches to the CRST Decathlon this past weekend at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center. They braved up to 10 events in competition, wind, rain, and a ray or two of sunshine. Overa...
May 25, 2010 - PAC Swimmers Race at Hagg Lake
Three PAC Senior Swimmers competed on Sunday at the Hagg Lake Open Water Swim. Kyle Law (who will be joined by Daniel Volker at the USA Swimming 5K Open Water Nationals on June 6 in Long Beach, CA) l...
May 17, 2010 - Trophies at MHA Sextathlon
PAC brought home loads of trophies this weekend at the 21st annual MHA Sextathlon and broke 14 PAC records! Here is the list of top 15 finishes from Coach Tom: 8 and U boys: Alex- 1, Gus H- 3, Bowen ...
May 4, 2010 - One Record and 26 Best Times at May Flowers
PAC took nine senior swimmers up to Federal Way for the Bellevue Club's May Flowers meet and our swimmers worked hard, raced hard and had some great swims in doing a lot of events over two days. Coac...
May 3, 2010 - 14 PAC Records at THSC Spring Open
PAC swimmers shined at the THSC Spring Open this past weekend in Beaveraton, Oregon breaking 14 PAC records and bringing homes tons of ribbons and hundreds of best times! Leading the way was 8 and un...
Apr 26, 2010 - 16 Records and a Team Win at Lincoln City
PAC took nearly 100 swimmers to the April Lincoln City Invitational and won the meet with ease over Bend (3178- 1414) and the host Lincoln City. Overall, PAC swimmers competed well, swam fast (16 rec...
Apr 13, 2010 - Over 200 Best Times and Seven Records at MAC
This past weekend weekend over 60 PAC swimmers competed at the MAC club in their first long course meet of the year! Our swimmers competed well, swam fast and showed that we are poised for another gr...
Apr 8, 2010 - 2010 PAC T-Shirt Orders Available Again!
Apr 4, 2010 - Great Swims at Tulip Meet
PAC took nearly 50 swimmers to the WBST Tulip meet to end the short course season on another high note for our team. PAC swimmers placed among the top eight in numerous events and had hundreds of bes...
Mar 28, 2010 - PAC Opens a New Age Group Site
On April 6, some PAC swimmers from SWCC will begin working out at the Portland State University pool on PSU?s downtown Portland campus. Coach Laurie will coach at the PSU pool each Tu...
Mar 23, 2010 - PAC Finishes Seventh at Age Group Sectionals
Twenty-five PAC swimmers competed in the 2010 NW Section Age Group Championships this past weekend at King County Aquatics Center in Federal Way, WA. PAC was the 17th largest team among the 141 team ...
Mar 11, 2010 - PAC Breaks 12 Team Records at Sr. Sectionals
PAC had seven swimmers competing at the 2010 NW Section Speedo Champions Series at King County Aquatics Center in Federal Way, WA on March 10-14. On Wednesday night Kyle Law lowered PAC's 15 and Over...
Mar 9, 2010 - Three Records at EMSL
PAC's Age Group Swimmers shined at the EMSL Invite this weekend scoring tons of ribbons, three team records and 100's of best times! Leading the way was 8 and Under Alexander Hatzikos with records in...
Mar 8, 2010 - One Record and 50 Best Times at Senior State
PAC took a small, but strong group of senior swimmers to the 2010 OSI Senior State Meet at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center this weekend. Jessica Bottelberghe competed in two events to prep for the Senior Sec...
Mar 5, 2010 - Parent Article: Where Should I Wait?
body {height: 100%; color:#000000; font-size:12pt; font-family:Arial; While my child is swimming a race should I wait on the pool deck where he will finish? That is not a great place for a parent to ...
Mar 4, 2010 - 10 and Unders Outstanding this Weekend with Four Team Records!
PAC has a bright future as the young ones keep impressing the State with outstanding swims (67 best times and 4 PAC records)! It was the 8 and U boys turn to win both relays (the girls did this last s...
Mar 1, 2010 - PAC Finishes 4th at 11-14 State
PAC finished up the 2010 OSI 11-14 Champs with their best finish ever, finishing 4th overall behind THSC, BEND, and LOSC. At the the meet PAC smashed 31 team records , had two individual state cha...
Feb 25, 2010 - PAC Splashes at High School State
PAC Senior Swimmers competed in three state meets in Washington and Oregon this past weekend with great success! Dana Emerson won his first state title representing Wilson in the 6A 100 fly winning wi...
Feb 23, 2010 - 11-14 State this Weekend
26 PAC 11-14 Swimmers with OSI ?A? times are participating in this Championship meet in Corvallis, OR. Meet Information PAC Entries PAC Fees (w/o PAC surcharge) PAC Relays with names as entered in th...
Feb 21, 2010 - PAC Boys Help Grant Win State
Boys swimming: Grant nips favorites, wins closest state meet since 1998 Amanda Miles, The Oregonian , February 21, 2010 5:20 p.m. GRESHAM ? If not for a faulty relay exchange in a relay at last week?...
Feb 20, 2010 - Yakubovich Leads Skyhawks at Metro District Meet
Skyhawks splash up to win After tying for first in the dual meet season, Southridge?s boys swim away to win at district By Miles Vance The Beaverton Valley Times, Feb 18, 2010 BEAVERTON ? It was a vi...
Feb 17, 2010 - 11 District Titles and Four PAC Records
PAC's High School swimmers put on a show the past two weekends at High School District meets in Vancouver, WA, Lake Oswego, Beaverton, Gresham and Portland, OR. PAC swimmers won 11 events, broke four...
Feb 16, 2010 - One Record and Tons of Smiles at Snowflake Meet
PAC had another 10 and Under Snowflake Classic this weekend at Dishman pool with over 70 PAC swimmers participating and another 100+ swimmers from teams all over Oregon and Washington participating. ...
Feb 13, 2010 - Crusaders win, forge three-way tie in Metro Jesuit comes through to beat South..
Crusaders win, forge three-way tie in Metro Jesuit comes through to beat Southridge, earns a piece of the Metro title By Miles Vance The Beaverton Valley Times, Feb 11, 2010 ( picture is of PAC's ow...
Feb 11, 2010 - True Blue: Stranski enjoys swim success
True Blue: Stranski enjoys swim success Prep Focus ? St. Mary?s Academy star caps prep career, with Kansas ahead By stephen alexander The Portland Tribune, Feb 11, 2010 Kara Stranski walked into the ...
Feb 11, 2010 - Volunteers Needed for Sunday's Snowflake Meet
Dear PAC, This Sunday, February 14th, PAC is hosting the Snowflake Invitational. 149 athletes 10 and under will convene at Dishman Community Center to compete. It takes a lot of volunteers to make...
Feb 8, 2010 - 80+ Best Times at WBST Last Chance
Thirty plus PAC Swimmers competed in Woodburn this past weekend with great results. PAC had over 80 new best times and many new 'A' times. Thank you to all of the PAC parents who helped out at the m...
Feb 4, 2010 - Swimmer of Note Concert
Twenty five PAC swimmers, one former swimmer (Robert Ellertson- pictured here) and one brave PAC coach (Laurie) gave outstanding performances this past weekend at the Swimmers of Note Concert to rai...
Feb 3, 2010 - WBST Last Chance Update
WBST Last Chance Meet is this weekend! Parents please note WBST needs timers, officials and an ET (to either run a Colorado system or do paperwork) either morning. The more help they get the better ...
Jan 26, 2010 - PAC Swimmers Score Big at VSC Super Bowl Meet!
PAC took nearly 90 swimmers to the VSC Super Bowl Meet in Vancouver, WA with over half of our swimmers having three or more best times! In addition to the best times we saw many new 'A' times, Age Gr...
Jan 26, 2010 - PAC Seniors Place 5th at Washington State Open
PAC took a small group (11- the smallest group among the top 5) of senior swimmers to the Washington State Open this past weekend in Federal Way, WA and finished 5th overall (over 40 teams- we were be...
Jan 23, 2010 - PAC exceeds Swim-A-Thon Goal of $20, 000!
Jan 22, 2010 - Volunteer Bakers Needed for Swimmers of Note Concert
What do strokes, medleys and swimmers have in common? Why it?s the Swimmers of Note Concert for The Ellertson Family Scholarship Fund that supports need-based PAC Swimmers. We need experienced batter ...
Jan 15, 2010 - VSC Superbowl Meet Warm-up Update
VSC?s annual Superbowl meet will be held January 22- 24 Here is an update on the afternoon sessions from the meet director: Saturday Afternoon Warm-Ups: 12:30pm Meet: 1:30...
Jan 11, 2010 - 13 PAC Records at All- Stars and CAT Open
This weekend over 60 PAC swimmers competed at the CAT A/B Open in Corvallis, OR and the Pacific Coast All- Star meet in Cerritos, CA with PAC breaking 13 team records and achieving over 200 best tim...
Jan 10, 2010 - Swim-A-Thon
Jan 5, 2010 - Stroke and Turn Clinic
Stroke and Turn Clinic at Columbia Pool January 5, 2010 A stroke and turn clinic for officials will be at the Columbia Pool, 7701 N Chautauqua Blvd, Portland, Saturday January 16 at 10AM. Contact Chr...
Jan 5, 2010 - CAT and All Stars this weekend-Updated!
This weekend PAC has six swimmers competing at All-Stars in Cerritos, CA and 54 swimmers at CAT! At All Stars PAC will have Monica Bottelberghe, Max Yakubovich, Alan Hermanns, Enrike Marquez, Ethan Ha...
Dec 25, 2009 - Bottelberghe Swimmer of the Year
By Columbian staff Friday, December 25, 2009 Jessica Bottelberghe, a junior, already has a solid swimming career at Columbia River. She was the All-Region girls swimmer of the year last year, too, wit...
Dec 21, 2009 - Law Goes the Distance
By Tim Martinez Columbian Staff Writer Saturday, December 19, 2009 By anyone?s definition, Kyle Law is a distance swimmer. Last season as a freshman for Mountain View, Law won a district title and qu...
Dec 15, 2009 - Six PAC Swimmers Named to 2010 All- Star Team
Congratulations to the six PAC swimmers named to the 2010 Oregon All- Star team (the most swimmers named to the team of any team in Oregon)! These swimmers will be competing in Cerritos, CA on Januar...
Dec 15, 2009 - 20 PAC Records at 2009 Chris Givens Holiday Classic and Paul Bergen Jr Int'l
PAC's Senior Group cleaned up of our 13-14 and 15 and Over Short Course Meters records this past weekend at the 2009 Paul Bergen Jr. International Championships and the Chris Givens Holiday Classic at...
Dec 15, 2009 - Three Records at 2009 USA Swimming IMX Xtreme Games
PAC took a small, but strong group to the 2009 USA Swimming IMX Xtreme Games at Mt. Hood Aquatic Center. Although there was the threat of Xtreme weather our swimmers and coaches did there best to wai...
Dec 12, 2009 - Another Record at Junior Nationals
Jessica Bottelberghe lowered her best time by three seconds in the 200 Fly today with a new team record of 2:06.04 at Junior Nationals while Kara Stranski just missed her Save Changes team record in...
Dec 11, 2009 - Two Records at USA Swimming Junior Nationals
Kara Stranski and Jessica Bottelberghe are enjoying the 20 degree weather (0 degree windchill) in Columbus, Ohio with great swims and PAC records. Today Jessica broke two team records in the 200 Free...
Mar 20, 2009 - Three Girls and Three Best Times
Today in Orlando: Jessica Bottelberghe went 1:00.12 in the 100 back and 57.38 in the fly (almost a full second drop). Kara Stranski went 56.35 in the fly (almost a 2 second drop and just missed fin...