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Halton Hills Blue Fins
HHBF Weekly Update - Jan 29, 2019

This is a weekly update for HHBF swimmers and family.

 

January 29, 2019

 

Join us at our Annual General Meeting

Our AGM is important, 5 volunteer service hours will be awarded to all attendees.

The Blue Fins need your participation and ideas to grow.

When: Wednesday January 30th, 7:30-8:30pm

Where: Georgetown Library - Cultural Centre Studio Room

Why:

  1. Meet your fellow Blue Fin families: Coffee and snacks will be provided.
  2. Our Future: Join head coach Chris Henderson as he wraps up the 2017-2018 swim year and gives us a glimpse into plans for the upcoming 2019 racing year.
  3. Meet our Executive and Board: Meet our new and returning Board and Executive members. Join us as we welcome our new Blue Fins President, Vice President, Marketing, Fundraising and Sponsorship chairs.
  4. Get involved: Share ideas for our future with the volunteers and coaches who run our team.
  5. If you cant attend: Proxy forms and details of the event are posted at the pool and can be found on the website.



 
 

Upcoming Dates/Schedule Changes

Mini Fins

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  • Saturday Feb 9, 2019 - No practice
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  • Saturday Feb 23, 2019 - No practice
 

Intro

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  • Sunday Feb 10, 2019 Winter Skills and Thrills
 

Intro Comp

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  • Saturday Feb 9, 2019 - Practice time 9am-11am
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  • Sunday Feb 10, 2019 Winter Skills and Thrills
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  • Feb 22-24, 2019 Central Regions C - Qualifiers
 

Squad 2

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  • Jan 31 - Feb 3, 2019 Central Regions A - Qualifiers
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  • Feb 8-10, 2019 Central Regions B - Qualifiers
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  • Feb 8, 2019 No practice due to Central Regions B
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  • Feb 9, 2019 No practice due to Central Regions B
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  • Sunday Feb 10, 2019 Winter Skills and Thrills
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  • Feb 18, 2019 No practice Family Day!
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  • Feb 22-24, 2019 Central Regions C - Qualifiers
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  • Friday Feb 22, 2019 - Practice time 4:30pm-6:30pm for swimmers not attending Central Region C
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Squad 1

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  • Jan 31 - Feb 3, 2019 Central Regions A - Qualifiers
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  • Feb 8-10, 2019 Central Regions B - Qualifiers
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  • Feb 8, 2019 No practice due to Central Regions B
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  • Feb 9, 2019 No practice due to Central Regions B
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  • Sunday Feb 10, 2019 Winter Skills and Thrills
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  • Feb 18, 2019 No practice Family Day!
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  • Feb 22-24, 2019 Central Regions C - Qualifiers
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  • Friday Feb 22, 2019 - Practice time 4:30pm-6:30pm for swimmers not attending Central Region C
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Senior

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  • Feb 3, 2019 No practice
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  • Jan 31 - Feb 3, 2019 Central Regions A - Qualifiers
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  • Feb 8-10, 2019 Central Regions B - Qualifiers
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  • Feb 8, 2019 No morning and afternoon practice due to Central Regions B
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  • Feb 10, 2019 No practice due to Central Regions B
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  • Feb 18, 2019 No practice Family Day!
  •  
  • Feb 22-24, 2019 Central Regions C - Qualifiers
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  • Saturday Feb 23, 2019 - Practice time 8am-10am for swimmers not attending Central Region C
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  • Feb 24, 2019 No practice due to Central Regions C
 

Provincial Development

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  • Feb 3, 2019 No practice
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  • Feb 10, 2019 No practice
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  • Feb 24, 2019 No practice
 

National Development

  • Feb 9, 2019 No practice

 

To see the weekly swim training and dryland schedule click here.

 

 

Upcoming Swim Meets

Central Regions A - Qualifiers
  Etobicoke Olympium

  January 31 - Feb 3, 2019
  Details about the Central Region A Champs.
 

Central Regions B - Qualifiers
  Markham Pan Am Pool

  Feb 7-10, 2019
  Details about the Central Region B Champs.
 

Winter Skills and Thrills - Intro, Intro Comp, Sq 1, Sq 2
  University of Guelph Atheletic Centre Pool

  Sunday Feb 10, 2019
  Details about the Winter Skills and Thrills.
 

Central Regions C - Qualifiers
  Markham Pan Am Pool

  Feb 22-24, 2019
  Details about the Central Region C Champs.

To see the swim meet schedule click here.

 

 

Volunteer and Fundraising Opportunities

HHBF and FlipGive (fundraising)

This year we want to try a new way to make our fundraising efforts easier by using a service called FlipGive. With FlipGive we can shop online with popular brands like Walmart, Apple, Under Armour, SportChek, Hotels.com, and Amazon or buy gift cards to restaurants and our team will earn cash!

Join our team now using our invite code K4FLZ2 in one of 2 ways:

1. Download the FlipGive app at https://www.flipgive.com/app?joincode=K4FLZ2

2. Join online at https://www.flipgive.com/teams/join?fundraiser_name=Jody+Jolly&joincode=K4FLZ2

All cash earned through your FlipGive account between now and May 27, 2019 will be credited toward your Fundraising Obligation for the 2018-2019 season. If you have any questions about the program, please email HHBF Admin at info@haltonhillsbluefins.com.

Remember to use FlipGive before you shop online so we will earn cash back.

 

 

Blue Fin Events

AGM
  Jan 30, 2019 at 7:30pm
  Georgetown Library
  Proxy form and details of the event can be found on the website.

 

 

General Information

Head to Head Swim Clinic
  Head to Head is offering a swim clinic with Martha McCabe. This is an optional clinic for swimmers aged 10-16.
  Feb 10, 2019 at 9am-12pm
  Toronto Pan Am Pool
  Registration for this clinic can be found at the following page.
 
 

Officials Clinics Webinar

Swim Ontario will be hosting a series of Officials Clinics via webinar platform.

Pre-requisites are as follows:

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  • Intro to Swim Officiating and Safety Marshal clinics (Level 1 clinics)
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  • Judge of Stroke and Inspector of Turn Clinic is highly recommended
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  • Knowledge of the working deck at competitions
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  • Meet Manager and CFJ-CJE Clinics: Some knowledge of the Clerk of Course and Recorder Scorer positions are highly recommend before taking the Meet Manager and CFJ-CJE Clinics.

The following Clinics via Webinar will be offered:
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  • Recorder Scorer on Jan. 30, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
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  • Meet Manager on Jan. 31, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • Chief Finish Judge & Chief Judge Electronics on Feb. 4, 2019 from 7:30 to 10:00 PM
Registration is required at the following site https://form.jotform.com/SwimOntario/official-clinic-webinars. 
 

 

 

Sponsors 

 
    
HHBF Sponsors
Pinnacle+Construction
Dr.+Iain+Meldrum+Orthodontist
Move+Activity+and+Motion
Royal+Lepage+-+Lisa+Hartsink
StateFarm+%3F+Mike+Francis
Scotia+Bank+-+Barb+Legere
Pita+Pit
Funded+by+the+Government+of+Ontario