Jan. 31, 2011
PAC-10 swimming - diving championships come to Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center
College conference’s best swimmers and divers competing Feb. 23-26
An opportunity to watch some of the West Coast’s best collegiate swimmers and divers is coming to the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in February for the PAC-10 Conference Swimming and Diving Championships.
The competition, set for Feb. 23-26, will feature top swimmers and divers, including No. 1-ranked California men’s diving standouts, and members of Stanford’s best-in-the-nation women’s swimming team. The meet will crown PAC-10 Conference champions in women’s swimming and men’s and women’s diving.
Admission is free on Wednesday, Feb. 23. A one day pass is $10 for adults and $6 for students, seniors and children. An all-session pass that gets you in for all the competitions is just $25 for adults, $15 for students, seniors and children.
Want to watch all the action for free? Several PAC-10 swim caps will be hidden throughout the community in the days leading up to the event. Just bring the swim cap to the Aquatic Center for free admission. For clues and more information, check out the PAC-10 on Facebook or on Twitter, or on the conference website.
In 2012, the Aquatic Center will host the NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving National Championships, scheduled for March 22-24, 2012, and the 2012 U.S. Olympic Diving Team trials, June 18-24, 2012, in advance of the Summer Olympics in London.
The Aquatic Center was the site of the 1990 Goodwill Games, and has hosted 18 PAC-10 Championships and many international and national competitions, including the 2008 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships.
The Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center offers a wide range of swimming-related activities and classes, including scheduled recreational swims, adult lap swims, senior citizen programs, swimming lessons for all ages, exercise programs and more. The center is at 650 SW Campus Dr. in Federal Way. More information is available at http://www.kingcounty.gov/recreation/parks/pools.aspx.
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