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COVID Procedure Update

With COVID restrictions lifting the pool has changed their policies which means ours are changing too! As of tomorrow...

We will continue to use back entrance and keep our outdoor activation but swimmers can can exit through main doors.
  • Change rooms are OPEN!
  • The leisure pool and hot tub can be used after practice (with pass/payment)
  • There will be limited viewing opportunities on deck.
  • Health checks are no longer required (so just arrive 15 minutes before practice for activation)
  • Masks are no longer required!
  • The schedule changed very slightly for a few groups - please take a look.
    • Another schedule change just in...Senior swimmers morning practice will start at 6:00 am as of Wednesday, July 14 (5:45 am for activation)

Reminder - Salt Spring Meet Registration

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! 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

Hell Week - July 12 - 16

Hell Week starts tomorrow! See your groups HERE. Dress up to show your team spirit! The coaches will be taking effort, attendance, and spirit into consideration to pick the winning team for Hell Week!

For the events to work we needs lots of volunteers! Please let us know how you can help by signing up to volunteer in the links below.


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!

  • Monday Splash & Dash - regular swim practice time for Junior/Intermediate and Senior Groups. We need parents/guardians to count laps/marshal the run. If your swimmer is participating and you are able please sign up to help HERE
  • Tuesday Mt Work hike - 9:00 am at Mt Work. If you have a Mini, Big Fish or Junior swimmer who wants to join in the hike we'll need you to come along! All swimmers and parents/guardians are welcome. No sign up necessary
  • Wednesday Thetis Run and Open Water. Lots of help needed! Please see the sign up HERE. Questions? Please email Jon
  • Thursday Boot Camp - no help needed.
  • Friday Time Trial, Tie Dye and Pizza Dinner - UPDATE! The Time Trial will be open to ALL swimmers including Minis and Big Fish who will be able to swim a 25 m event in the big pool. They can have senior swimmers in the lanes with them. We need timers (stop watches only, the timing system will be on SSI). Please register your swimmer and volunteer HERE. And order your pizza HERE.

Monday, July 12

  • Event: Splash and Dash
  • Groups: Junior Splash, Intermediate and Seniors
  • Time: regular evening practice times (NO DRYLAND FOR INTERMEDIATES)
  • Location: Panorama pool and trail
  • Volunteers: Minimum of 6 from each group for lap counting, run marshalling and Freezie hand out. Sign up HERE
  • Equipment: participants will need swim gear, running shoes, water bottle and something to put on over their suits if they don’t want to run in them.
  • Details: Seniors; 1500 M swim + 3 k run, Intermediates 1000M swim + 2 km run, Juniors: 750M swim + 1 km run
Tuesday, July 13
  • Event: Mt. Work hike
  • Groups: everyone welcome, including parents/guardians. Mini, Big Fish, and Junior Splash swimmers must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. 
  • 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.

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.
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