Haines Winter Games North 2018 Swim Meet

January 26, 2018 - January 28, 2018
January 6, 2018


Swim families;

The coaching staff have detemined that the following groups will be ready to participate in this meet. It is open to: Teddy Bears 1 & 2, Cubs, Brown Bears, Black Bears, Polar Bears, Kodiaks, Silvertips, and Teen group.

This is an annual meet hosted by our Alaskan neighbours' Dolphin swim club in Haines.

It is a great meet to introduce younger swimmers to outside meets. The Haines crew will marshal younger swimmers into their heats. Often the host team also puts on a fundraising dinner on  the Saturday night 

WGB Coaches Julia Veidt and Kirsten Bradley will be attending on deck with our team for this meet weekend.

The club will be covering the cost of meet fees for all swimmers attending.

Lotteries Yukon travel application by our club for each swimmer will pay out ~$80 each for travel with expense claim form with gas receipts/ferry tickets submitted following this meet.

Must register with WGB swim club to participate by Jan. 6th in order to be included in Lotteries travel grant application prepared by swim club.

Attached is THIS YEAR's 3-DAY meet package to give you an idea of how it all works.

Meet starts Friday at 4 pm (note: 1 hour behind Yukon time) and has events on Saturday and Sunday too

A few new things at our meet this year...

1000 free will be offered on Saturday 

"Frozen Fjord Challenge"- special award for athletes who complete all five "big" events at this meet (500 free, 1000 free, 1650 free, 200 Fly, 400 IM) 

Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you in January! 

-Jackie St Clair 

HDST Head Coach