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Club News October 29th 2018

“Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless."

-Thomas Edison

 

Swim BC Prospects:

Congratulations to Ashley McMillanAva Wall and Justin Fotherby for being named to the Swim BC Prospects Team. The selection process seeks to recognize and encourage multi-event capabilitiesin athletes.They will have opportunity to attend a training camp with selected teammates from the region in November.  Well done swimmers!

 

Swimming Canada Development Carding:

Congratulations to Ashley McMillanJustin Fotherby and Tyler Wall!  Based on their performances from last season they have qualified to receive financial support via the Sport Canada Athlete Assistance Program.  This is intended to support continued efforts to progress and improve upon current performance levels.  Well done swimmers!

 

Results:

Pentathlon Top 3 and Aggregate Results available HERE and online under the EVENTS tab on the website.

 

KAJ Fall Invitational:  Registration Deadline October 29th TODAY!

This is a local meet that offers a great opportunity for swimmers to get closer to their goals and qualifying times.

WHAT:  KAJ 2018 Fall Classic

WHERE:  H2O Adventure and Fitness Center, 4075 Gordon Drive, Kelowna

WHEN:  November 16-17, 2018

BASED ON LAST YEAR'S INFORMATION - 

Competition Time Line 

  • Saturday - First session 7am - 1pm.  Second session - 2:30 - 7:30pm.
  • Sunday - 7am - 1pm.  Doors open at 6:45am on Sunday.  Don't bother getting there any earlier than 6:44am.  Projected finish at 1pm.

Meet format - Timed Finals.

Events - Saturday morning session - 100 IM, 200 Fly, 50 Back, 50 Free, 200 Brst, 400 Free.

·      Saturday afternoon session - 100 Fr, 200 Back, 50 Brst, 100 Fly, 1500 Free.

·      Sunday morning session - 100 Back, 200 IM, 100 Brst, 50 Fly, 200 Free.

Entry fees - $7.50/event, plud $4.50 splash fee. The club will cover relays.  Swimmers are limited to nine individual events (plus relays).

Coaches Editorial - this is usually a great meet for our swimmers.  It is the almost last chance to make an A time to qualify for Kamloops.  In the past, we have had large numbers of KISU swimmers at this meet and have won it in 2015 and 2016.  Unfortunately, it conflicts with High School Provincials again this year, but everyone not going to High School Provincials should be at Kelowna.  You can sign up for only one day if you want.

 

Arena Tracksuit Orders:  Registration Deadline October 31st

This is a firm deadline of October 31stso we have them in time for the Kamloops meet. Please indicate if you would like a jacket, pants or both and the required sizes in the note area.

Approx. cost: Jacket: $65 Pants: $40

If you are having trouble determining sizes, please check out the sizing links on the website.

Note:  Adult sizes are unisex (XS-3XL)          

Youth sizes are unisex (S-XXL) 

 

 

KISU Arena Backpacks:  Registration Deadline November 8th

Thinking ahead for a Christmas present for your swimmer . . . think about a KISU Arena Backpack.  

Coach Theresa has the smaller version.  Coach Jamie has the larger version.

Costs . . . coming soon.

Deadline Nov. 8 so that we can get them in time for Christmas.

 

Kamloops Team Travel:  December 13-16th  Registration Deadline Nov 15th

KISU is encouraging all of our swimmers who qualify for the Kamloops Ice Classic to participate in Team Travel!  Team Travel is a great experience for ALL swimmers.  It is a great way for kids to get to know each other better, practice independence (while under the care of a chaperone and coaches) and come together as a TEAM.  Once experienced, it speaks for itself!

Cost is will be determined once we know numbers (approx $250 per swimmer). Includes travel, accommodation, food and fun!   We will be travelling via bus, leaving on Thursday after school and returning Sunday after the meet.  Meals are provided (chaperones will be cooking up a frenzy!), and we will be staying at a hotel-The Best Western.

Swimmers in grade 5 or younger will need to travel with and bunk with a parent. 

Swimmers going on "full" team travel (ie: travel both directions, and all nights with the team) will have first priority.  Swimmers who are wanting to travel one way and stay only one or two nights will be accommodated whenever possible.

Parents who wish to accompany the team as chaperones are encouraged to contact Jacki Kliever (j_kliever@yahoo.ca).

PLEASE SIGN UP NO LATER THAN Wednesday, Nov. 15 - WE NEED TO KNOW OUR NUMBERS.

 

TEAM GEAR:

Do you need some new KISU gear?  Contact our equipment manager Simone Peters at equipment@kisu.ca to order swimsuits, caps, goggles and flip flops!  Looking for other items, visit the Team Aquatic Website at www.team-aquatic.com and enter the discount code ‘KISU’ at checkout to receive the team discount. Or present a copy of the shark card at retail stores.

2018/19 Shark Club Card

 

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Do you have a question- Contact us!

Head Coach: Tina Hoeben, coachtina@kisu.ca, 250-486-4286

Administrator: Amy Wall, admin@kisu.ca, 250-490-7452

Head Mini Squad Coach: Hilary Harling, coachhilary@kisu.ca , 250-488-6292