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Weekly Communication- February 11, 2019
Halton Hills Blue Fins
HHBF Weekly Update - Feb 18, 2019

This is a weekly update for HHBF swimmers and family.

 

February 18, 2019

 

Toronto Marlies Aquatic Night on Mar 24, 2019!

The Blue Fins have been given the opportunity to attend the Toronto Marlies Aquatics Night on Sunday March 24 @ 4:00pm at the Coca-Cola Coliseum. This event is open to all swimmers and their families with tickets costing $26 each (tax included). All Blue Fins swimmers will receive a Marlies branded swim cap.

If you would like to attend the Toronto Marlies Aquatic Night on Sunday March 24 please email Tracy Harvey at info@haltonhillsbluefins.com to confirm your attendance and how many tickets you would like. Ticket payment will not be going through our billing system, payment will be required in the form or cash or cheque (made out to Halton Hills Blue Fins).

Toronto Marlies Aquatics Night
Sunday March 24, 2019 @ 4:00pm
Ticket Cost $26/each (payment to be in the form of cash or cheque made out to Halton Hills Blue Fins)
**BE SURE TO WEAR YOUR BLUE FINS GEAR!!!**


 

 

Upcoming Dates/Schedule Changes

Mini Fins

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  • Saturday Feb 23, 2019 - No practice
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  • Saturday Mar 23, 2019 - Revised Regular Practice
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  • Saturday Mar 30, 2019 - Revised No practice
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  • Saturday Apr 6, 2019 - Mini Fins Meet
 

Intro 
 

Intro Comp

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  • Feb 22-24, 2019 Central Regions C - Qualifiers
 

Squad 2

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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 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 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
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  • Mar 1, 2019 No morning or afternoon practice
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  • Mar 3, 2019 No practice
 

Provincial Development

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  • Feb 24, 2019 No practice
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  • Mar 3, 2019 No practice
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  • Mar 10, 2019 No practice
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  • Mar 17, 2019 No practice
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  • Mar 24, 2019 No practice
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  • Mar 31, 2019 No practice
 

National Development

  • Mar 2, 2019 No practice

 

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

 

 

Upcoming Swim Meets

Central Regions C - Qualifiers
  Etobicoke

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

Ontario Swimming Championships (Seniors) - Qualifiers
  Etobicoke

  Feb 28 - Mar 3, 2019
  Details about the OSC (Senior Provincials).
 

OYJ (Juniors) - Qualifiers
  Markham Pan Am Pool

  Mar 7-10, 2019
  Details about the OYJ (Junior Provincials).

To see the swim meet schedule click here.

 

 

Volunteer and Fundraising Opportunities

Ontario Swimming Champs - February 28 to March 3, 2019 (volunteering)

Senior Officials (Level III to V) are asked to complete the online form found at https://form.jotform.com/SwimOntario/2019-spring-ontario-swimming-champs Competition Coordinators: Jeff Holmes & Bud Seawright
At the Etobicoke Olympium
If you are able to volunteer after completing the online form please make sure to let email Michael Zuraw, HHBF Officials Chair, at officials@haltonhillsbluefins.com and advise him that you have registered.
 

OYJ (Juniors) - March 7-10, 2019 (volunteering)

Competition Coordinators: Richard Chan
At the Markham Pan Am pool
If you are able to volunteer as an official please contact the officials coordinator at officials@rhac.ca and cc Michael Zuraw, HHBF Officials Chair, at officials@haltonhillsbluefins.com.
 

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.
 

Left of Centre Photography (fundraising)

Left of Centre Photography Services is offering a fundraising opportunity to HHBF swim families. For further information please go to https://www.locps.com/hhbf-fundraising.

 

 

General Information

Head to Head Swim Clinic
  Head to Head is offering a swim clinic with Michelle Toro. This is an optional clinic for swimmers aged 10-16.
  Mar 17, 2019 at 8am-11am
  Toronto Pan Am Pool
  Registration for this clinic can be found at the following page.
 
 

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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  • 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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