Important Info - Lap Day for Swim-a-Thon

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.  


Alternate Swim Day:  Please talk to your coach if your time slot does not work or you are not able to swim on Saturday, April 28th.  


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.


*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.