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Weekly Communication- February 4, 2019
Halton Hills Blue Fins
HHBF Weekly Update - Feb 4, 2019

This is a weekly update for HHBF swimmers and family.

 

February 4, 2019

 

Feb 10 Skills and Thrills Meet Warm Up

Warm Up: 8:10am - 8:50am

Race Start Time: 9am

Please make sure to be on deck and check in with your coach 15 minutes prior to the start of warm up.

The following is the order of events for the meet:


 

 

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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  • 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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  • 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 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!
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  • 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 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 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
  Etobicoke Olympium 

  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.

 

 

General Information

Central Regions Officials Clinics

Central Regions will be offering officials clinics. The following are details of the clinics.

Date: March 2, 2019

Location: Markham Pan Am Pool, 16 Main St, Unionville, ON

Morning session (9:15am-11:50am) clinic options: Morning clinics run concurrently, you can only attend 1 clinic per time slot

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  • Intro to Swimming and Safety Marshall (Timer)
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  • Clerk of Course
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  • Recorder Scorer
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  • Referee (Must have Level 2 and have completed 4+ clinics)
Afternoon session (1pm-3:30pm) clinic options: Afternoon clinics run concurrently, you can only attend 1 clinic per time slot
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  • Chief Finish Judge/Chief Judge Electronic (must have completed Intro to Swimming and Strokes and Turns clinic)
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  • Judge of Strokes and Turns (must have completed Intro to Swimming)
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  • Starter Clinic (must have completed minimum 3 clinics)
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  • Chief Timer (must have completed Intro to Swimming)
Registration is required by Feb 24, 2019 by emailing yywong@rogers.com. 
 

 

 

Sponsors 

 
    
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