Weekly Communication- February 25, 2019
Halton Hills Blue Fins
HHBF Weekly Update - Feb 25, 2019

This is a weekly update for HHBF swimmers and family.


February 25, 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 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)



Upcoming Dates/Schedule Changes

Mini Fins

  • Saturday Mar 16, 2019 - Regular Practice
  • Saturday Mar 23, 2019 - Revised Regular Practice
  • Saturday Mar 30, 2019 - Revised No practice
  • Saturday Apr 6, 2019 - Mini Fins Meet


  • Mar 11-16, 2019 No practice due to March Break

Intro Comp

  • Mar 11-16, 2019 No practice due to March Break

Squad 2


Squad 1



  • Mar 1, 2019 No morning or afternoon practice
  • Mar 3, 2019 No practice
  • Mar 10, 2019 No practice
  • Mar 11-16, 2019 No practice due to March Break
  • Mar 11-14, 2019 Optional March Break Performance Camp at GIP - 6:30am-8:30am
  • Mar 17, 2019 No practice
  • Mar 24, 2019 No practice
  • Mar 31, 2019 No practice

Provincial Development

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

Ontario Swimming Championships (Seniors) - Qualifiers

  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

Coming Soon! Play Off Hockey Pool (fundraising)

The hockey playoffs are starting soon. Start scouting your ideal team and join the HHBF Play Off Hockey Pool. More information will be coming soon. 

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 and cc Michael Zuraw, HHBF Officials Chair, at

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,, 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

2. Join online at

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

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



Blue Fin Events

March Break Performance and Stroke Camp - Senior, Squad 1, Squad 2
Calling all Senior, Squad 1 and Squad 2 swimmers!

Blue Fins will be hosting a Performance and Stroke Camp during March Break at the GIP.

To reserve a spot please email Tracy Harvey at by Wednesday March 6, 2019. For more details to to March Break Performance and Strokes on the website.



General Information

HHBF Goggle Bin
HHBF has volunteer parents that carry a Goggle Bin for our swimmers to purchase. The parent volunteers can be reached via text at the numbers below:

  Marie P - 416-660-8840 for Senior and Intro
  Amanda B - 416-737-0985 for Intro Comp, Squad 1 and Squad 2

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.




HHBF Sponsors