Club News June 10th

“Principles have no real force,

except when one is well fed.”

-Mark Twain


Practice Changes:

Saturday practices will start at 8:00am for the rest of the season.  Back to 7:00am in September.


Meet Results:

Results for the following meets are now available on the website under the EVENTS tab.

KAJ LC Invitational, KAJ Jamboree, Mel Zajac, Wenatchee.


KISU PR Representative:

Do you have knowledge or an interest to make connections with our local media?  If so, we need you for KISU PR. Position includes sending results from local swim meets, provincial and national meets KISU swimmers attend as well as other news worthy events including awards won by the team and individual members. We will provide you with the basic information and photos, you just need to package it and connect with the local media. If you’re interested in helping out, please email Lisa at and say “I will help with KISU PR”. Thank you in advance!


Private Swim Lessons:

Are you or someone you know looking for private swim lessons?  KISU swimmer Jaren Lefranc offering privates over the summer.  Please contact Jaren if you are interested


International Swimmers:

Both Nils and Tita are looking for families to travel with to Regionals. Please contact coach Tina if you are able to take either swimmer with you.


2018/19 Season Registration:

Next season registration opens online AUGUST 1st.


Upcoming Meets and Events:


Beach Practice: June 21st at Skaha Beach

2:30-5:30 for Academy

3:30-5:30 all other groups


Regional Championships: June 15th- 16th

Vernon will be hosting the first Regional Championship for the end of the season.  

ALL KISU swimmers should be attending a championship meet to end their season - Regionals, Age Groups or Provincials.


Arena Suit Order 2019-20: Registration Deadline June 21st

Arena will be sponsoring KISU again next season.  We are getting training suits for everyone in our team at a 25% discount from retail, plus we will get better deals on bags and track suits (as well as some other cool perks).  We need to get as many swimmers' sizes in by June 22 so we can have the suits ready for you in our first week in September (there will be an option to order late, but you will also receive your suit late).  

Please sign up to order your suit and include your size and style in the notes.

There are two styles for girls - thick and thin straps.  And two styles for boys - brief (speedo) and jammer.  The club colour will be navy.


Time Trial: June 22nd 8:00-10:00am

This is the last time trial of the 2018-2019 season.  

All KISU swimmers (except those attending Age Groups in Chilliwack) should attend.  Swimmers will likely be entered in two events.  

For many swimmers, this is the last chance to go fast this season.

Cost is $10 or free for those who have parents volunteering. PS the time trial is optional for Academy as they are doing their three hour workout on this day.  smiley


Swim BC Age Groups:  June 21st-23rd

Chilliwack is hosting the second Age Group meet of the season.  Swimmers need to have the Swim BC Age Group time in 200 IM and one other event.

All KISU swimmers with Age Group times should be attending.  


Swim BC Provincials:  July 4th-7th

This will be the second Provincial meet of the season.  Long course in Victoria.

ALL KISU swimmers with Provincial times should be attending.  KISU's goal is to place Top 5, but we will need everyone there to do it.

The open water event will be on Monday Jul 8th and has a separate sign up. Registration Deadline June 8th.



Do you need some new KISU gear?  Contact our equipment manager Simone Peters at to order swimsuits, caps, goggles and flip flops!  Looking for other items, visit the Team Aquatic Website at and enter the discount code ‘KIS395’ at checkout to receive the team discount. Or present a copy of the shark card at retail stores.



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Do you have a question- Contact us!

Head Coach: Tina Hoeben,, 250-486-4286

Administrator: Amy Wall,, 250-490-7452

Head Mini Squad Coach: Hilary Harling, , 250-488-6292