A Little History

2005

Parks ‘Needs Assessment’ public survey —

public swimming pool at the top of the list.

 

2007

Parks District Comprehensive Plan now included an aquatic facility

 

2008

3rd attempt at a facility, included a lap pool and a leisure pool were part of a Community Center that included gym, kitchen and social hall, fitness center, senior center, arts and crafts room, dance/aerobics studio. Bond effort failed.

 

2009

SWPAF recognized as a 501c3 tax exempt organization.

 

2010

Launched Open Water Swim Clinic and

Triathlon Clinic with a Mock Tri

 

2011

Youth Learn To Swim Summer Program @ Useless Bay Pool

Inaugural Whidbey Adventure Swim (2011)

Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course

Open Water Swim Clinics

 

2012

Open Water Swim Clinics

Whidbey Adventure Swim

 

2013

Maxwelton 4th of July Parade

Whidbey Adventure Swim

Fiscal Agent for (Healthy Island Youth Initiative (HIYI)

 

Plus, continued financial & volunteer support of existing programs like South Whidbey Swim Club (SWSC) and Langley Half Marathon, and SW Park & Recreation District, via scholarships.

 

Supports parks and aquatics activities on Whidbey Island, WA