April 28, 2018
IMPORTANT information - Swim-A-Thon Event on Saturday April 28th @ WSSB Pool!
Gear Swap: We will be holding a gear swap throughout this event. Bring whatever your swimmer has outgrown or is no longer using.
Green, Red, Blue & Gold: Saturday, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ WSSB Pool.
Team Photo: Saturday, 12:00 – 12:30 pm @ WSSB Pool. We plan to take a team picture so please hang around or arrive early. We were unable to schedule the photographer for individual photos.
White, Bronze, & Silver: Saturday 12:30 - 2:30 pm @ WSSB Pool.
talk to your coach if your time slot does not work or you are not
able to swim on Saturday, April 28th.
SNACKS & DRINKS:
Please bring something to share - think Continental Breakfast, Fruit, Bagels & Cream Cheese, Granola, Muffins, Yogurt cups…for the event. The swimmers will be very hungry after swimming their lengths!
No snacks will be allowed on deck. Once a swimmer leaves the pool/dressing room area they can go down the hall to the snack area, but may not return to the pool area to swim any more.
WHAT TO EXPECT ON THE DAY of the SWIM-A-THON:
*Swimmers need to arrive prepared to swim and have fun!
*All swimmers will need to provide their own counter. Counting sheets and pens will be available.
*Swimmers may swim for a maximum of two hours or 200 lengths, whichever comes first.
*Swimmers may take as many breaks as they wish, but may not swim for more than two hours total.
*Swimmers will NOT be able to go back and forth between the pool area and the snacks.
*Bring a water bottle and stay hydrated.
*Please no shoes or food on deck.
*If possible, please bring a lawn chair for the counter(s) to sit in during the event.
*Help your swimmer to set a goal for the day of the Swim-A-Thon and be his or her cheerleader!
*Donations are not due until May 15th, so you can continue fundraising until then
*Checks should be made payable to: Vancouver Swim Club.
*Donations are 100% tax deductible.
*Be sure to thank each sponsor and follow up with them after the Swim-A-Thon to let them know how long you swam and how many lengths you completed.