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Schedule Change Reminder...

Intermediate and Senior morning practices now start at 6:00 am (5:45 activation). Three cheers for an extra 15 minutes of sleep!!!

Upcoming Meets

Salt Spring - July 18

You must select your events by Wednesday, July 14th. No deck entries so if you are planning to attend please fill out the form. Salt Spring Registration

Salt Spring has sent us a Volunteer Sign Up - please sign up for your timing, marshalling or officiating shift. Everyone is expected to help if at all possible! Timing is easy and a great way to see the action. No experience required. Salt Spring Volunteer Sign Up

And here's an updated meet package from Salt Spring: Salt Spring Meet Package

Nanaimo One-Day Meet - July 24

We need a minimum of ten swimmers to run this meet so please let us know if you are planning to participate HERE.  If we don't have ten by the end of this week we will not be attending. 

Hell Week Day 2

Day 1 is in the book. Way to go all you splashers and dashers! Have a good sleep because we're at it again tomorrow morning with a hike up Mt. Work.

  • Groups: everyone welcome, including parents/guardians. Mini, Big Fish, and Junior Splash swimmers must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Time: 9:00 am at Mt Work parking lot. Finish at approximately 11:00 am (but that depends on the kids!)
  • Location: Mt.Work. Meet in the parking lot off of Ross/Durrance Rd. 
  • Volunteers: parents/guardians must accompany swimmers in Minis, Big Fish & Junior Splash groups
  • Equipment: proper close-toed shoes, backpack with water bottle and a snack.
  • Details: a fun and challenging group hike! The hike to the summit of Mt. Work and back is about 5.5 km with a 314 m elevation gain.
And for the rest of the week...

Wednesday, July 14
  • Event: Thetis Lake run and open-water swim with the Oak Bay Orcas. No afternoon/evening practices at Panorama.
  • Groups: everyone welcomeTime: 5:00 pm
  • Location: Thetis Lake Regional Park
  • Volunteers: All hands on deck!!! We need a lot of parent volunteers to marshall the run and be on the water for the swim. We also need SUPs or kayaks for lifeguards. Please let us know how you can help HERE.
  • Equipment: Running shoes, running clothes, swim suit (wear your suit under your running gear), goggles, bright swim cap for swimmers doing open-water, water bottle.
  • Details: Trail run around Thetis followed by an open water swim for older swimmers & lake time for our younger Piranhas:
  • Div 5* and up - 5 km run & 2 laps out and back around the first island.
  • Div 4 and 5* - 5 km run & 1 lap out and back around the first island. 
  • Div. 3 and below - approx 2 km run and swimming in the beach area supervised by junior coaches.. These athletes can not participate in the swim around the islands. Parents are responsible for their own children!
  • You can see what Division your swimmer is in HERE.
  • * experienced Div 5 swimmers can do two laps - please consult with Coach Fynn if you are unsure or have questions. 
Thursday, July 15
  • Event: Bootcamp and Water Fight
  • Groups: Everyone welcome
  • Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Location: Centennial Park (meet at playground)
  • Volunteers: none required
  • Equipment: running shoes, active wear, water bottle, snack, sunscreen/hat. Maybe a towel or change of clothes depending on how crazy this water fight gets! Feel free to bring your own water guns/balloons etc.
  • Details: Boot camp style workout for all groups followed by a little bit of fun
Friday, July 16
  • Event: Time Trial followed by a tie-dye and pizza party. 
  • Groups: Time Trial - all groups. Dinner & tie-dye party - everyone (parents/guardians too!)
  • Time: 4:00 - 6:00 Time Trial, 6:15 on for dinner and tie-dye
  • Location: Panorama (maybe KELSET field for tie-dye dinner - tbd)
  • Volunteers: A few parents/guardians to help with tie-dye and food distribution. 
  • Equipment: Regular swim gear for time trial, water bottle, white shirt for tie-dye. Camping chairs for dinner time. 
  • Details: Our regular Friday night time trial followed by a fun wrap up with our traditional tie-dye party, bring your own white shirt to tie dye, the club will not be supplying (we like to wear our tie-dye to Salt Spring!) and pizza. Time Trial Sign Up HERE. Pizza Order HERE. Please register for the Time Trial and Pizza by Wednesday at 5:00pm. Thank you.
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