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Maureen Eggers awarded national scholarship
WAC’s Health & Fitness Manager honored BOSTON—The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) recently announced the recipients of two…
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Changes to Sixth Avenue
Traffic modifications in front of the WAC WeeWACs and Inn loading still allowed Changes to the flow of traffic on…
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Wine award
WAC wins “Award of Distinction” The WAC wine program won the annual Award of Distinction from the Club Management Association…
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Chuck Nelson named 2019 chair of sports group
Volunteer position focuses on bolstering sports community. President & CEO Chuck Nelson will serve as 2019 Chair of the Seattle Sports…
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Celebrating our 9th Platinum Award
WAC again named among best private athletic clubs What does it mean to be a 5 Star Platinum Club of…
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WAC wins 9th Platinum Club award
Washington Athletic Club named top-5 club in America The Washington Athletic Club received its ninth consecutive 5 Star Platinum Club…
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One for the books
WAC Clubhouse listed on National Register of Historic Places After a decade on the list of Seattle Historic Landmarks, the…
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Inn wins 6th Certificate of Excellence
Inn at the WAC again honored by Trip Advisor. Congratulations to the Inn at the WAC, which recently won its…
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High-rise partner
For the first time in Club history, the WAC will operate a fitness facility outside the Clubhouse walls. WAC REV…
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Celebrating an exceptional career
Melissa Borders Retires. An inimitable career at the Washington Athletic Club has entered a new chapter. Hired in 1977, Melissa…
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Bill’s excellent adventure
Bill Cohen retires. Bill Cohen first visited the WAC in 1985 for lunch with an uncle. Before leaving, Bill recalls,…
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Celebrating Seattle’s Stanley Cup
Hockey history came to Seattle last weekend when memorabilia from the Seattle Metropolitans’ 1917 Stanley Cup victory were displayed in…
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Ready for the gold-medal race
WAC member Hans Struzyna preps for rowing’s biggest race. UPDATE (Saturday, August 13, 8 am): The U.S. team, including WAC rower Hans…
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Looking back on Day 1
First-person view from the Olympics WAC member Hans Struzyna checks in from Rio WAC member Hans Struzyna and the rest…
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Arriving in Rio
WAC member Hans Struzyna checks in from the Olympics Men’s eight rowing starts Monday, August 8 We are here and…
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Olympic Blog: Right where I want to be
A life without sacrifice WAC member and U.S. men’s eight Olympic rower Hans Struzyna leaves Princeton, New Jersey, for the…
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