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Sara Minogue

Hi all, Please join us Thursday, May 16, for the city spring cleanup from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. We'll be meeting at the swings of the NJ MacPherson school playground and cleaning up two areas around Range Lake. We'll provide the garbage bags and plastic gloves. If you'd prefer heavier gloves, please bring your own. The city gives cash to groups who take part in this event. We'll divide the proceeds among the swimmers who take part. Adults are needed! Let Angie know if you can make it: [email protected] or...

Sara Minogue

Just adding in the correct email address to reach Angie here. You can also find her on FB or text 867-444-1231. -- Sara Great weekend, everyone. We'll have swimming as usual on Monday and Wednesday. Friday will be our last day of the season. We'll celebrate with the annual Toffee Gala, for all swimmers, running from 4 to 6:30 with pizza for all the kids. Spring cleanup, car wash Please join us Thursday, May 16, for the city spring cleanup. We'll be cleaning up garbage in two areas in Range...

Sara Minogue

Hi all, Our Mother's Day Meet starts tomorrow! On Friday, swimmers should be at the pool by 4:15 pm for warmup with races starting at 5 pm. On Saturday, warmup starts at 12:15 with races starting at 1 pm. And on Sunday, warmup starts at 6:15 am with races starting at 7. Timers and other meet volunteers should be at the pool no less than half an hour before racing starts: Friday: 4:30 to 7 pm Saturday 12:30 to 4 pm Sunday 6:30 - 11 am Timers are asked to...

Sara Minogue

Hi all, A reminder that we'll need officials for the Mother's Day meet May 10-12. The meet runs Friday afternoon 4-6:30, Saturday noon to late afternoon; and Sunday 6 am to mid-morning. We'll need timers, stroke and turn judges and everything else. Please sign up here so Lea knows ahead of time that all of these positions will be filled. Questions on this? Drop me a note I'll find answers. This year, we'll also host a barbecue on the pool patio after the races on Saturday afternoon, starting around 4...

Sara Minogue

Our final meet of the season takes place May 10-12 at the beloved Ruth Inch Memorial Pool! We're thrilled to be hosting swimmers from Hay River and Peace River. The meet will run Friday afternoon 4-6:30, Saturday noon to late afternoon; and Sunday 6 am to mid-morning. This year, we'll also host a barbecue on the pool patio after the races on Saturday afternoon, wrapping up by 6 pm. A volunteer sign-up sheet has already been posted. Watch this space for more details (but let me know if you'd like...

Sara Minogue

Hi all, Thanks to all who've let Carol know their plans for attending the Wolfpack Invitational in Kamloops, BC, June 7-9. Our list so far: Josie (unattended) Hedda Rory (unattended) Hallie Sula (unattended) Spencer Ignat (unattended) Jeddy Tony (unattended) Morgan Jael (unattended) Kara Kole (unattended) Sabine Oscar Thorn Sebastian Tessa Sebastian Anyone else planning to attend or send their child unaccompanied, please let Carol know by this Sunday, April 21. Unaccompanied swimmers will need flights on Thursday, June 6 AC 8479 YK-Vancouver and then AC 8062 Vancouver- Kamloops, returning June...

Sara Minogue

Our Polar Pup Meet takes place on Friday for all Dolphins from 4 to 6:30 pm. Parents of Dolphins are encouraged to come out and time the races. Older swimmers are encouraged to come and cheer for the little ones as well as act as timers and officials. Send your kids with snacks and extra towels! Saturday morning swims Saturday morning swims have been reactivated for Sharks and above! Starting this weekend, Gold/Silver/Bronze swim 6:30-7:45 and Sharks and Cubs swim 8-9:00. Mother's Day Meet May 10-12 Our annual Mother's Day...

Sara Minogue

Just a reminder that there'll be no swimming for Cubs and below on Friday or Monday. Bronze/Silver/Gold will swim Friday and Monday as usual, but not Saturday. This is to accommodate coaches and swimmers who are heading to Edson for the meet this weekend. We have 14 athletes heading to Alberta for this event. Good luck to all! Polar Pup Meet Friday April 19 We'll hold a Polar Pup meet on Friday, April 19 from 4 to 6:30 pm for Dolphins I-III. This is a fun meet for our younger...

Sara Minogue

We have a Bingo coming up on Thursday, March 28. For those who don't know, we help run bingos in order to give parents/families opportunities to fundraise for their swimmers. The time slots are 4:30 to 7:30 and 7-10 pm. Each person who works a slot earns $100 towards their swimming fundraising quota or travel fund. March 28 will also be an opportunity for someone to learn to run "the cage," which is the main money-keeping function of the bingo. The person in the cage works both shifts. If you're...

Sara Minogue

Hi all, Swimming wraps up Friday for March break and will resume Monday, March 25. We'll break again for Easter Friday March 29 to Monday April 1, inclusive. There may be disruptions to some groups over April 5-8 as coaches travel to Edson; watch for updates ahead of time. Regular swimming will resume April 10. Medals at provincials! Congratulations to our swimmers who went to Alberta provincials last weekend. I'm pleased to report a Silver for Victor in the 50m breast and Bronze for Kole in the 100m IM. We...