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May 8

NEWSLETTER 2016-17 ISSUE 32

 

WORKOUT CHANGES​​

Friday May 12 NO Workouts due to Hollandia

Sat May 13 NO Senior, Age Group or Development workouts due to Hollandia

Sat May 13 Intro 8:00 – 9:00 am Carling Heights Pool (corner of Oxford and Adelaide)

​Mon May 15 NO SrGold/Sr Silver workouts

Fri May 19 Senior Bronze 4:00 – 5:00 pm WSRC

Sat May 20 Age Gold/Silver 5:30 – 7:30 am (6:30 – 7:30 dryland) CGAC

Sat May 20 Age Group Blue/Bronze 6:30 – 8:30 (7:30 – 8:30 dryland) CGAC

Mon May 22 NO workouts

 

Summer Schedules have now been posted on the LAC website under the “schedule” tab. Please note there are two schedules June 3 – 30 and July 1 – 14.

 

HOLLANDIA SESSION TIMES

There have been some changes to the warm up times for the Hollandia Meet, please see the LAC website for changes. We are very short of volunteers for the canteen on Friday. We are also short Officials for most sessions this weekend please see the Official’s section in this newsletter.

 

COACHES REPORT

This weekend is our Hollandia Invitational - swimmers, please remember and follow these standard meet protocols: be on time, warm up well, see your coach before and after each race, stay warm and hydrated and fueled, and HAVE FUN! There’s something good in every race, something to improve on in every race, and another race coming up soon, so stay positive, stay focused and stick to thinking about one race only...the next one!. This weekend's T-shirt rotation: royal on Friday, orange on Saturday, and royal or navy on Sunday. Everyone should also be wearing the team bathing cap, and get in the habit of wearing comfortable deck shoes that will help you retain body heat. But no walking in the mud in your deck shoes, they are for the pool deck only! This is "our house", so let's show lots of spirit on the deck, and lots of pride in the water. Whether you are racing for 1st or racing for 7th, race SMART and race TOUGH! GO LAC GO!

​A quick THANK YOU to the Allen family for connecting LAC with Pioneer Family Pools in Hyde Park, who have provided a very generous sponsor donation to the club. Hopefully this will be the start of a long and mutually beneficial partnership. Thank you to Pioneer Family Pools too!

 

SHOP AND EARN CASH BACK FOR LAC!

Have fun shopping online while earning money towards our club!  We can compete with other swim clubs and sports teams in our area to see who can raise the most money for our team!  You can follow along on the website to see how much is raised to date and how many people have purchased through our club.  Feel free to invite friends and family to join in the fun! 

It's easy to set up by following the simple instructions.

Shop brands such as Indigo, Starbucks, Sephora, Walmart, Old Navy, Lowes, The Bay, Booking.com, Groupon and even Gift Cards (East Side Marios, Swiss Chalet, etc) 

When you order a $50 Gift Card, for example, $5 goes to LAC.  You can print it off immediately.

An additional $5 will be donated to LAC for each new member that places an order.

https://www.flipgive.com/f/263373#content

If you have any questions, feel free to contact janecallon@rogers.com.

 

NOTICE OF LAC ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The LAC Board of Directors extends an invitation to all LAC parents to attend the upcoming Annual General Meeting of the Club. The AGM will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 beginning at 7.00 pm at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre in the upper level meeting room. Attendance is not mandatory; however, we encourage at least one member of each swim family to attend this very informative evening and earn one session credit for doing so. New swim families will receive one session credit that may be applied next season.

Further information including a copy of the Minutes from the 2016 AGM and a proxy for 2017 is posted on the website under the Events tab. Please register on the Events sign up page.

If you have any questions please contact me at swim4life@isp.ca   

Paul Cappa, Past President

 

WOSA CHAMPS – June 2-4

This meet is now available for sign up on the LAC website. If you would like to order WOSA Champs clothing please go to http://icgwindsor.weebly.com/ before May 10 and place your order.

 

SPIRITWEAR ORDERS

The spiritwear orders have now been placed.

 

LAC SESSION CREDITS

Information on how to access your credits is available on the LAC website under the “Parent Info” tab. If you have any questions please email Donna lacmembership01@gmail.com

 

IT’S OFFICIAL!

LAC Hollandia Invitational May 12-14: Things are looking pretty good for senior officials but if you've taken the clinics and are interested in being mentored, there may still be some opportunities for that.  Please contact our Meet Referee, Greg Lewis (britshay@sympatico.ca) to reserve your spot. Provide Greg with the position(s) that you'd like to try, the session(s) you can attend, and indicate that you would like a mentor. Senior Officials are positions other than Timers and Strokes & Turns on the Start or Turn end.  The Side Stroke Judges ARE senior positions and will be assigned by Greg.

It’s Volunteer Time!  We need YOU!: I just checked the minor officials sign-up pages and there are 176 open slots.  We need YOU!  Please do not wait to see if someone else will do it.  We need YOU!  We have 7 sessions that we cannot run.  We need YOU!  Even the Sunday Finals cannot run as is.  We need YOU!  Please log in to this website and sign up now.  Okay, I won’t say it again.

Clinics:  We had 40 students at clinics over the last few weeks.  That is a very good turnout this late in the season.  Thank you to everyone who came out.  We hope to see you putting your new skills to work as soon as this weekend, especially those who were at the Intro and the Strokes and Turns Clinics.

Meet Managers for the 2017-18 Season:  It is already that time of year where we begin the hunt for meet managers for next season.  This is a job that provides a great feeling of accomplishment, much of it will be done on your own schedule prior to the meet, and you have lots of people to lean on and learn from.  If you are new we will give you the clinic and help you through the process.  If you are interested in learning more, please contact me at the email address below.

If you have any officiating questions please contact me, Mark Lukings L.A.C. Co-Club Officials Chair at lac.coc@gmail.com

 

UPCOMING MEETS

 Date 

 Meet

 Place

 Swimmers

 Sign  up  Deadline

 May12-14

 Hollandia Invitational

 CGAC

 ALL LAC swimmers

 Apr 24

 Jun 2-4

 WOSA   Champs

 Windsor

 qualifiers

 May 16

 

LAC EQUIPMENT

Instructions for ordering swim equipment can be found on the LAC website under “Swimmers A/C” under the “LAC swim equipment” tab. Also found on the website is the TAS shark card, you will need this card when purchasing Team Aquatic Supplies merchandise at swim meets or in their stores.

If you have any equipment questions please contact lacswimequipment@gmail.com

 

NEWSLETTER

Information for the newsletter should be emailed to lacnews1@gmail.com  by 10 am Monday mornings.